AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL Hayden 61, Washburn Rural 67 Shawnee Heights 52, Highland Park 39 Emporia 60, Topeka West 22 Junction City 54, Topeka 55 Manhattan 63, Seaman 72 Silver Lake 59, Rossville 51 Jeff West 30, Holton 45 Nemaha Central 50, Royal Valley 29 Osawatomie 19, Santa Fe Trail 55 Hiawatha 40, Perry-Lecompton 29 Rock […]
Girls To end 2014, Washburn Rural couldn’t hang on to a late lead. In 2015, things are already different. The Lady Junior Blues withstood a 32-point quarter by the Hayden Lady Wildcats by sinking free throws late in the game to hand Hayden its first loss with a 67-61 win. Washburn Rural’s start looked far […]
Learn what the Topeka Public Schools have to offer for preschool aged children at the Early Childhood Information Fair on January 15th.
Fort Bliss spokesman Gil Telles says an “active shooter” has been confirmed at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso.
Agricultural meteorologist Don Keeney of MDA Weather Services says a third of the nation’s wheat belt will likely be affected.
Automatic state income tax cuts are designed to stimulate the economy.
The Kansas State Wildcats have lost three games in a row and are currently 0-1 in Big 12 play after the loss to the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats take on TCU on Wednesday at Bramlage Coliseum, tip is set for 8:00 p.m. Head Coach Bruce Weber came on 580 Sports Talk […]
A former Kansas U.S. Congressman wants to block the oil industry from exporting U.S. produced oil and gas.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest says he does not expect Obama would sign any Keystone legislation that reaches his desk.
Three pitchers who combined to win nine Cy Young Awards and a member of Major League Baseball’s 3,000 Hit Club were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in balloting by the BBWAA verified by Ernst & Young. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz became the first trio of pitchers honored by the […]
Boehner received 216 of 408 votes Tuesday.
(January 6, 2015) — Sporting Kansas City has signed 28-year-old Honduran midfielder Roger Espinoza, the club announced on Tuesday. Espinoza began his professional career in Kansas City (2008-2012) before moving abroad to join Wigan Athletic (2013-2014) in England. In his final season with Sporting KC, Espinoza was an MLS All-Star and helped lead the club […]
ESPN’s College GameDay Covered by State Farm will make a first-time visit to Ames, Iowa, and the campus of Iowa State University, in advance of the Saturday Primetime presented by DIRECTV matchup between Big 12 foes – No. 17 Iowa State vs. No. 12 Kansas on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. […]
The interim colonel of the KHP, Maj. Mark Bruce, has served the agency in multiple capacities.
The officers, who were responding to a robbery, are both listed in stable condition.
The professor is concerned about public reaction if property owners are ordered to conserve certain vegetation where the butterflies live.
Republicans plan to move toward veto showdown with Obama over Keystone XL pipeline.
It will be sunnier but not any warmer today as north winds begin ushering in colder air. Highs today will only make the mid 20s. Cold air pours into the state tonight on north winds that will gust over 20mph. Lows will drop into the range of 3 to 6 degrees. Wind chill values will […]
The Ichabods led by three at the two-minute mark Monday but gave up the final six points in a 64-61 loss to Central Missouri at Schendel Court in Lee Arena. No. 8 Washburn fell to 11-3 overall and 3-3 in the MIAA. The Ichabods will start a four-game road trip Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at […]
Lindenwood at Emporia State WBB: #1 ESU 97, LWU 52 #1 Emporia State scored 32 points off of turnover and 23 points on the second chance as they defeated Lindenwood at home. ESU used 51 first half points as they earned their fifth straight victory in league play. For the Lady Hornets Amber Vandiver […]
The production sectors are projected to grow 1.8 percent in Kansas, adding 4,088 jobs.
13-year-old girl last seen at her Carbondale home Sunday afternoon.
Parr helped Kansas State to a pair of conference titles and the 1958 Final Four.
The U.S.G.S. has documented over 100 earthquakes in Kansas in 2014. There were none in 2012.
Firefighters rescued between 14 and 18 horses from a barn fire in southern Kansas early Monday morning.
The Kickapoo Tribe has removed longtime governing body member Clifford Cadue from his post as budget officer.
Kansas Head Coach Bill Self met with the media on Monday ahead of Wednesday’s conference opener in Waco,TX against Baylor.
Big 12 Saturday Results: Oklahoma State 61 Kansas State 47Texas 70 Texas Tech 61Oklahoma 73 Baylor 63West Virginia 78 TCU 67South Carolina 64 Iowa State 60 Sunday Results: KU 76 UNLV 61 Upcoming Schedule: Monday, January 5West Virginia at Texas Tech (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CTOklahoma at Texas (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, January 6Oklahoma State […]
Last time U.S. oil traded below $50 was April 2009.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect faces the death penalty.
Oklahoma State’s Phil Forte and Oklahoma’s TaShawn Thomas are the first 2015 recipients of the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week. Both student-athletes are recognized for the first time in their careers. BIG 12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK Phil Forte, Oklahoma State, G, Jr., 5-11, 185, Flower Mound, Texas/Marcus Forte […]
Response team closes Old 40 near Bavaria.
2014 was third consecutive year storm damage totals declined.
After two Kansas Supreme Court justices were narrowly reelected in November, legal experts say future judicial elections will be more politicized.
The cold that settled in over the weekend will be modified slightly today and tomorrow. Under partly sunny skies today highs today should return to the mid 20s. Mid 20 degree highs will be back tomorrow under partly cloudy skies. Much colder air spills into the state for Wednesday and Wednesday night. Highs Wednesday only […]
A lawmaker in Missouri wants to follow in Kansas’ footsteps to increase the speed limit on some interstates and freeways to 75 mph.
At issue is something called the “local option budge”, or LOB, which allows school districts to raise more money locally than the state provides.
State and local governments that receive taxes from the production of oil and natural gas could faces challenges as prices plunge.
Wichita State professor Samuel Ramey is recognized, once again, for excellence in operatic achievement from both the National Opera Association and the editors of Opera News.
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Frank Mason III had 18 points and seven assists, Wayne Selden Jr. added 16 points and No. 13 Kansas pulled away late to beat UNLV 76-61 on Sunday in the Jayhawks’ non-conference finale. Perry Ellis also had 16 points, Kelly Oubre had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Cliff Alexander scored 10 off […]
Hutchinson Fire Chief Kim Forbes said the Friday night house fire where two firefighters were hurt, could have been much worse. Both have now been released from the hospital.
Police say the shooting happened Saturday night while two officers were responding to a disturbance report at a home.
Other states under Republican controlled governments are approaching tax cuts cautiously after Kansas has reported large budget deficits.
The increases, the companies say, will be to recover some of the costs of environmental upgrades at the LaCygne power plant.
heir were two upsets of top 25 teams as MIAA basketball got back underway in the new year. Lincoln at Emporia State WBB: #1 ESU 99, LU 57 #1 Emporia State racked up 56 first half points as they picked up a victory at home over Lincoln. ESU shot .569 from the field and […]
The Ichabods made 11 of 12 free throws the final five minutes to hold on for a 78-71 win Saturday over Missouri Western at Schendel Court in Lee Arena. The eighth-ranked Ichabods improved to 11-2 overall and 3-2 in the MIAA. They’ll continue conference action Monday at home at 5:30 p.m. against Central Missouri. Washburn […]
The U.S. National Weather service says wet roads from initially melting snow could freeze over, causing patches of black ice.
A former aide says Brooke died Saturday of natural causes at his Coral Gables, Florida, home.
Judge Jerome Hellmer ruled the Saline County Commission can’t eliminate four administrative positions while a court case proceeds.
District Attorney Chad Taylor says the officers acted in self-defense when they shot and killed Joseph Michael Rodriguez of Topeka.
The Riley County Police Department identified the victim as Michael Tolsdorf of Manhattan.
Kansas State played its best basketball in two weeks for the first 25 minutes of their Big 12 conference opener Saturday at Oklahoma State. Unfortunately it went up in flames quickly as the Cowboys scored 15 straight points to take over the game and get a 61-49 win at Gallagher-Iba Arena. The Cats led 29-27 […]
The FAA says the small Piper PA-34 reported engine trouble and lost contact with air traffic controllers as it was flying over the southwestern part of Kentucky.
Discarded fire place ashes caused the first fire, but Friday’s blaze is still under investigation.
Experts say signs such as increasing consumer confidence and low oil prices point to probable growth in the small to mid-size business jet industry in 2015.
The Topeka Fire Department says no foul play is suspected in the fire at HHB BBQ at 720 S. Kansas Ave.
Quarterback Brett Hundley led No. 14 UCLA to a 31-6 halftime lead and the Bruins held off No. 11 Kansas State 40-35 on Friday night in the Alamo Bowl. Kansas State (9-4) scored 22 of the first 25 points in the second half, cutting it to 34-28 on quarterback Jake Waters’ 1-yard run with 4:54 left. […]
Kansas has the brightest economic outlook among nine Midwestern and Plains states which are tracked by a monthly business survey.
The Shawnee County Health Agency is offering “Freedom From Smoking” classes in January and February.
Joan Wagnon says she always intended to serve only four years as the state Democratic Party’s top leader.
These are the first sanctions punishing the North for alleged cyberattacks.
Two women were pulled from the fire and one later died.
30 bodies have now been recovered from the Java Sea.
The 2015 Topeka Farm Show will celebrate its 26th anniversary, January 6-7-8, at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, announced Steve Guenther from Tradexpos, event coordinator, Austin, Minnesota. “Our first show was in 1989, and we’ve grown to the use of six buildings, more than 300 exhibiting companies, 550 booths and added attractions that include a […]
The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The University of Kansas will study the lesser prairie chicken in hopes of conserving the threatened birds’ habitat.
The monthly Mid-America Business Conditions Index shows an improved outlook for nine states, including Kansas
The Rose Bowl is coming to Texas for the first College Football Playoff championship. Pac-12 champion Oregon and Big Ten champion Ohio State will meet in Arlington, Texas, at the home of the Cowboys on Jan. 12 to decide the national title in the first year of the new postseason system. The Ducks (13-1) and Buckeyes […]
The eighth-ranked Ichabods shot 73 percent in the first half with eight made 3-pointers as they cruised to a 93-42 New Year’s Eve victory Wednesday over St. Mary (Kan.). Washburn improved to 10-2 in its final non-conference game of the year. The Bods will return to MIAA action Saturday with a 5 p.m. game against […]
AAA’s Jim Hanni says the ultimate goal of the program is not to give rides, but to encourage personal responsibility and safety.
Despite a long labor, Topeka’s first baby of 2015 and her mother are doing well. The baby’s parents, Charlotte Sommer and Joshua Clennon, live in Topeka.
A Topeka man has been arrested and charged for allegedly shooting at cars on U.S. Highway 75 near 94th St. Cory D. Huff is being held in Jackson County.
Air Capital Flight Line closed Wednesday on the acquisition of the 413-acre site.
The Department of Revenue reports the state collected $553 million in taxes when it expected to take in $568 million.
Topeka man pleads guilty to intentional second-degree murder in girlfriend’s killing.
A federal court in Kansas City has given opposing attorney’s instructions to speed up lingering issues in a lawsuit challenging Kansas’ gay marriage ban.
The City is now taking applications from Topekans who want to run for City Council. Primary elections for council districts 2, 4, 6 and 8 will be held on March 3. The top two candidates from each primary will compete in the general election on April 7. Candidates must be living in their respective district […]
People who signed up by December 15th will have coverage on Thursday, January 1. Those who enroll by January 15th will be covered February 1st.
Overland Park police are asking for the public’s help in solving the crime.
K-State Co-Offensive Coordinators Dana Dimel and Del Miller along with the following players: Offensive Lineman BJ Finney, Wide Receiver Tyler Lockett, Wide Receiver Curry Sexton and Offensive Lineman Cody Whitehair met with the media in San Antonio on Wednesday. Kickoff of the Valero Alamo Bowl against UCLA is Friday at 5:30 PM.
A court panel says the state needs to spend almost $550 million more a year on education.
A 16 year old faces murder charges after a Wichita man was stabbed several times at his home Christmas Day.
‘Over this past weekend, someone took the collections from two days of Christmas services from a Kansas Catholic Church.
LAWRENCE, Kansas — Freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 20 point and Perry Ellis added 15 to help No. 13 Kansas beat Kent State 78-62 on Tuesday night. Jimmy Hall scored 13 points and eight rebounds, and Khaliq Spicer added 11 points and five rebounds for Kent State (8-4). Blunders and bloopers were evident early for […]
The Shawnee Heights Fire District says it’s still investigating the cause of the fire.
Groups representing Kansas teachers, parents and school boards say a court ruling on education funding validates their arguments the state is underfunding schools.
The Kansas Education Department says the number of homeless students in the state’s schools is at a record level.
Gas meters in the Westborough area are being monitored for freezing, as water has gotten into the gas lines.
The state chipped in tax credits and training credits in support of Tyson’s new $3 million dollar line in Emporia, creating 16 new jobs.
The University of Kansas was treating 23 inpatients with the flu on Tuesday, along with 13 others with suspected cases of the flu.
K-State Defensive Coordinator Tom Hayes, Special Teams Coordinator Sean Snyder along with the following players: defensive back Dante Barnett, defensive back Randall Evans, defensive back Weston Hiebert, defensive end Ryan Mueller and linebacker Jonathan Truman met with the media in San Antonio on Tuesday. In addition, some members of the Wildcats took a trip to SeaWorld San […]
CoreFirst Bank and Trust founder Emery Fager died on Saturday. He was 97.
KANSAS CITY, MO (December 30, 2014) – Outfielder Alex Gordon underwent successful right wrist extensor retinaculum repair this morning by hand and wrist specialist Dr. Bruce Toby at the University of Kansas Hospital. While no formal timetable is being announced the 30-year old Gordon, a four-time Rawlings Gold Glove winner and 2014 American League Platinum […]
The business is still seeing patients, although operations have moved to the basement inside Greenwood Co. Hospital.
50 police officers were killed by guns this year, compared to 32 in 2013.
The AirAsia flight from Indonesia to Singapore lost contact Sunday.
An appeals court has refused to reconsider its decision to allow Kansas and Arizona residents to register to vote using a federal form without proving citizenship.
Experts are set to study a drop in ground water supply which serves drought stricken areas of western and central Kansas.
After GOP sweeps of state-level and U.S. congressional races, the Kansas Republican Party Chairman is running for reelection.
Another year has come and gone for high school basketball. Some Kansas squads are feeling great after the Christmas break. Others are looking to regroup and start 2015 with a bang. A few city squads were able to close out 2014 with victories.. To see results and schedules, check out theprep basketball scoreboard page. This […]