The wind continues today, showers and storms slip in tomorrow night. Today: A few scattered showers and storms may drift into northeast Kansas this morning. Then, windy and warmer today. High 89. South winds 25-35 miles per hour and gusty. Tonight: Breezy and warm. Low 73. Tomorrow: Windy and warmer. High 92. A chance of […]
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kris Medlen pitched five-hit ball over 6 1-3 innings and Alex Rios hit a home run that launched some unintentional fireworks, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Medlen (4-1) stifled the Indians before Royals manager Ned Yost turned things over to his […]
Listen to our latest Wendy’s HS Athletes of the Week: one from Seaman and one from Topeka High.
Seven area schools were ranked after the completion of week number two in high school football.
Somewhat busy day in high school athletics for a Monday. Check out the results!
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced nearly $500 million in Affordable Care Act funding to support health centers nationwide in providing primary care services to those who need them most. The awards include approximately $350 million for 1,184 health centers to increase access to services such as medical, oral, behavioral, pharmacy, and […]
Following the Wildcats impressive 30-3 win over UTSA, Kansas State returns home on Saturday to wrap up non-conference play as Louisiana Tech visits Bill Snyder Family Stadium in a FOX Sports Net-televised matchup. The Wildcats have yet to yield a touchdown in the 2015 season after shutting out South Dakota in the opener and allowing […]
Lawrence schools adding laptops after concerns about unequal access to digital textbooks
Washburn is one of 27 grant recipients from the Justice Department
The Wichita Eagle contends that Sedgwick County violated open meetings laws
The suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound
Michael C. Williams was charged on Monday for last week’s incident
Traditions will not change due to a lack of space
The wind continues to be a factor today. If you have a high profile vehicle, give yourself extra time to get to your destination. Today: Partly cloudy, windy and warm. High 87. South winds 15-35 miles per hour and gusty. Tonight: Breezy. Low 67. Tomorrow: Windy and warmer. High near 90. Thursday: Breezy and warm. […]
KHP unsure of exact accident time
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco overcame a home run on his first pitch of the game to throw six strong innings, and Lonnie Chisenhall drove in three runs as the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Monday night. Carrasco (13-10) let Alex Gordon hit his first pitch deep into the seats in […]
Week number two saw a few surprises. Listen to reactions from all seven city coaches!
Jam-packed weekend for high school athletics. Check out all the results right here.
A forensic dentist identified the body as 32-year-old Travis D. Webster.
More than half of the working day in the saddle checking and doctoring cattle makes top cow horses and their cowboy riders alike. “I’m on horseback tending cattle everyday about five or six hours,” said cowboy Justin Keith at Allen, Kansas. “I usually have three head of horses caught up and use them in rotation. […]
Cattlemen have experienced the best times in history, and even with dips here and there, today’s markets approach all-time levels, despite warnings “numbers are increasing.” Realists know what comes up will always come down, and the higher it’s flying the farther it falls. Likewise, history always repeats itself, in one form or another. Before, land […]
Scores from Week 2: Kansas State 30 UTSA 3Memphis 55 KU 23Baylor 66 Lamar 31Iowa 31 Iowa State 17Oklahoma 31 Tennessee 24 OTOklahoma State 32 Central Arkansas 8TCU 70 Stephen F Austin 7Texas 42 Rice 28Texas Tech 69 UTEP 20West Virginia 47 Liberty 17 Saturday, September 19 Tulsa at No. 17/16 Oklahoma (FS1) 11:00 […]
Atchison man’s boat turns over after accident
Corey Coleman (Baylor), Patrick Mahomes (Texas Tech), Zack Sanchez (Oklahoma) and Daje Johnson (Texas) were named Big 12 Football Players of the Week by a panel of media that covers the Conference. Mahomes (offense) was recognized for the second-consecutive week and third time in his career. Coleman (offense) and Sanchez (defense) were each honored for […]
With huge weekends Emporia State’s Brent Wilson and Fort Hays State’s Shaquille Cooper have been named Co-MIAA/AstroTurf Football Offensive Athletes of the Week. Missouri Western’s Michael Jordan earned the Defensive Athlete of the Week award with Pittsburg State Levi Copelin earning MIAA Special Teams Athlete of the Week. MIAA/AstroTurf Co-Offensive Athlete of the Week […]
Hanks served as the National Spokesman for the National World War II fundraising campaign.
Wind energy driving growth in Kansas clean energy sector
Auction begins at 10 a.m. Saturday
9th district Judge Richard B. Walker retired in August
The Wichita School District says it plans to use bus drivers as part-time custodians as part of a pilot program to keep schools clean and costs down. Wichita school board members will consider a contract Monday with First Student to provide workers to clean cafeterias at 16 elementary schools this semester. First Student is the […]
Two counties battling over the latest new Kansas casino
Names have not been released
Allergy sufferers may have more trouble over the next few days as wind takes center stage in the weather. Today: Warmer and very windy today. High 87. South winds 25-35 miles per hour by this afternoon. Tonight: Breezy, with a few showers possible, mainly overnight. Low 67. Tomorrow: Sunny, windy. High 87. Wednesday: Breezy, High […]
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis hit his league-leading 42nd home run, Jonathan Schoop added a pair of solo shots and the Baltimore Orioles took the three-game series against the Kansas City Royals with an 8-2 victory Sunday night. The Orioles have won four of their past five as they try to keep their playoff hopes […]
Alex Smith threw for 243 yards and three touchdowns in the first half as the Kansas City Chiefs built a big lead and held on for a 27-20 victory over the mistake-prone Houston Texans on Sunday. Travis Kelce caught two touchdown passes in the first quarter, the first one coming after Kansas City intercepted Brian Hoyer […]
Authorities say there has been a sharp decline in the manufacture of methamphetamine in several Midwestern states that have had the most trouble with the drug, but it remains as popular as ever due to an influx of cheap Mexican imports. Laws restricting the sale of an ingredient found in many cold medicines and key […]
Trial scheduled to start Monday for Eudora health care attendant accused of killing client
Closure of Kansas hospital highlights rural health care challenges without Medicaid expansion
Brownback seeks broad debate on school funding, including merit pay for teachers
Paxton Lynch had 354 yards and two scores and Memphis had five more touchdowns on the ground in rolling to a 55-23 win over Kansas on Saturday. The Tigers (2-0) had 281 yards rushing while scoring on their first five possessions of the second half. They finished with 651 yards total and put up the […]
Mike Moustakas hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and finished with a franchise-record nine RBIs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 14-6 Saturday. Moustakas singled home two runs in the sixth inning, hit his second career slam in the seventh and capped his record-setting performance with a three-run drive in […]
Kansas State scored 30 unanswered points behind a solid performance from junior quarterback Joe Hubener, as the Wildcats topped the UTSA Roadrunners, 30-3, on Saturday before 29,424 fans at the Alamodome. The victory snapped a seven-game losing streak when playing in a domed stadium. Overcoming a slow start in the first quarter, K-State (2-0) had no trouble […]
In a game that was continued from Thursday, Emporia State outscored Central Missouri 21-10 on Saturday to post a 45-34 win and snap a 13 game losing streak to the Mules. Brent Wilson went 35 of 45 for 446 yards with five touchdowns in the win for Emporia State.LONGEST HALF TIME EVERThe game began on […]
Washburn Rural took down its biggest rival in Hayden on Friday night.
Check out all the results across that state of Kansas.
The Royals have added their name to an exclusive: Most grand slams allowed in one inning (2). Kansas City yielded two slams in the eighth inning Friday night and lost to the Baltimore Orioles 14-8, their eighth defeat in 11 games. The Royals led 6-4 before becoming the seventh team in the modern era to […]
A man was found with a gun shot wound to the head.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS Player Pos. Injury Participation Wednesday Participation Thursday Participation Friday Friday Status Jeff Allen G Knee FP FP FP Questionable Jason Avant WR Hip FP FP FP Probable Chris Conley WR Knee FP FP FP Probable Eric Fisher T Ankle FP FP FP Questionable Demetrius Harris TE Foot FP FP FP Probable […]
Roberta Vinci has stunned Serena Williams to end her Grand Slam bid in one of the greatest upsets in tennis history. The 43rd-ranked Italian won 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the U.S. Open semifinals Friday. Vinci had never won a set off the 21-time major champion in four previous meetings and was in her first career […]
After more than 2 years of controversy, University of Kansas adopts social media policy
Kansas secretary of state’s office denies worker fired for not attending Bible study at office
More than 18 hours after it started, the Washburn Ichabods finished off their win over Nebraska-Kearney with a 34-14 victory over the Lopers on Friday morning at Yager Stadium. Washburn returns to the field on Sept. 19 at Pittsburg State. The game resumed with 11:59 left in the third quarter with the Ichabods kicking off […]
Kansas Senate president’s chief of staff stepping down to take job managing firm’s lobbying
The most dangerous sport participated in by man is getting even more treacherous. Unlike days of yesteryear, when rodeo bulls from the Southwest rangelands threw cowboys off largely due to sheer size, strength and male prowess, today’s bulls are bred with the sole purpose of bucking off cowboys. However, the cowboys of today are a […]
Plenty of soccer and volleyball results on a stormy Thursday.
Estimated dollar loss is $175,000 in structural damage and $75,000 in content loss.
A line of severe thunderstorms went through Northeast Kansas Thursday night and caused street flooding in the City of Topeka and in Manhattan. Record rainfall for September 10th was recorded at Topeka’s Billard Airport. 4.38 inches fell in the 24 hour period, with 3.85 inches falling with the evening thunderstorms, and 3.41 inches in just […]
A Florida man faces up to 20 years in federal prison after authorities say he was trying to help plan an attack on an upcoming 9/11 memorial in Missouri. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Thursday that 20-year-old Joshua Ryne Goldberg was arrested and charged with distributing information relating to explosives, destructive devices and weapons of […]
The American Civil Liberties Union wants a judge to declare illegal the so-called “dual registration” system for voters in Kansas while Secretary of State Kris Kobach seeks to have the lawsuit dismissed. Under that system, people who register to vote using a federal form, which doesn’t require voters to show proof of U.S. citizenship, may […]
Decision still upcoming on court financing
Sentencing is November 25
A gorgeous fall weekend just a couple weeks early. Enjoy it! Today: Breezy and much cooler. High 72. North winds 15-20 miles per hour this afternoon. Tonight: Clear and very cool. Low 48. (Normal low is 58. Record low is 39 set in 1959) Tomorrow: Sunny. High 70. Sunday: Sunshine, breezy and a little warmer. […]
The Washburn Ichabods and Nebraska-Kearney will resume their football game at 11 a.m. on Friday morning in Yager Stadium after torrential rain with lightning and a tornado warning postponed the game. Washburn is leading 27-7 with 11:59 to play in the third quarter. The game will pick up with Washburn kicking off to the Lopers […]
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A man is jailed in a series of thefts that led to a nearly four-hour lockdown at Kansas State University. Riley County police arrested the 20-year-old Manhattan man Wednesday night. He is being held on a $150,000 bond while officials continue to investigate. The university lockdown began after police received several reports early Friday of […]
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Former Kansas standout guard Aaron Miles has returned to his alma mater and will be the assistant director of student-athlete development, KU men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Wednesday. “Aaron’s basketball career may not be over, but he is certainly going to be forced to miss this year because of a torn labrum that […]
Sporting Kansas City snapped a three-game losing streak on Wednesday with a 0-0 draw at the Portland Timbers thanks to a seven-save performance from Tim Melia in net. The road result creates a three-way tie for fourth place in the Western Conference standings with Sporting KC holding two games in hand on both the Seattle […]
Lower fuel prices allow for more Turnpike travel
Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chairman of the Eisenhower Memorial Commission, today announced that Senator Bob Dole willserve as Finance Chairman of the Campaign for the Eisenhower Memorial. In this role hewill oversee the private fundraising effort to support the National Eisenhower Memorial.In making the announcement, Senator Roberts commented: “Bob Dole has been tireless in his […]
The first of ten presentations across the state by the new Kansas Education Commissioner will take place next Wednesday in Topeka. Earlier this year, Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson and Deputy Commissioner Brad Neuenswander held community conversations across the state to find out from the citizens of Kansas what they want from their […]
“When it’s in the blood, that’s all one ever wants to do.” From when he barely turned four-years-old, Cody Hunsperger has gotten life’s thrill from riding renegade livestock. “My dad’s a roper, so I’ve been going to rodeos since before I was born, actually. I started out in the mutton busting, riding those runaway sheep, […]
Woman arrested in death of 38-year-old woman whose body was found in Reno County creek
Kansas regulators preparing to increase KCP&L’s electric rates but less than utility wanted
Wichita voters approved a marijuana ordinance last April
A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in the parking lot of an Atchison convenience store. Two vehicles pulled into the parking lot of the King Super Store on Division Street in Atchison around 6 p.m. Wednesday and shots were fired when a disturbance broke out. Police have not identified the victim. Police Chief Mike Wilson […]
Today is definitely a day to stay weather aware, particularly into the afternoon and evening. Listen to 580 for updates. Today: Cloudy this morning, then clearing and warmer. High near 84. Thunderstorm chances increase by early to mid-afternoon along a strong cold front. Some severe storms likely. Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Low 58. Tomorrow: Windy […]
Pinch-hitter Miguel Sano homered with two outs in the 12th inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night. Sano was stuck in an 0-for-14 slump that included 11 strikeouts when he stepped to the plate against Franklin Morales (3-2), the Royals’ sixth reliever of the night. Sano […]
Scores released this week show most Kansas 10th graders likely won’t be ready for college without some remedial coursework.
Kansas State has announced plans for the next phase of its renovation to Bill Snyder Family Stadium, a $15 million project that will complete the lower bowl and provide other fan amenities. The school has aggressively upgraded its football facility over the past several years. First came a $90 million renovation to the west side […]
A 20-year-old former University of Kansas student accused of raping a woman in a university dorm room has entered a diversion program. Douglas County prosecutors charged the man with sexual battery after a woman said he forced her to have sex with him in April 2014 in Gertrude Sellards Pearson Residence Hall. The 19-year-old woman […]
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The Washburn Ichabods return home to turn on the lights for the 2015 season of play in Yager Stadium as they will play host to Nebraska-Kearney at 6 p.m. on Sept. 10 in Topeka. The Ichabods are coming off a 20-14 loss at Lindenwood in their season opener after the Lions scored the go-ahead touchdown with […]
Twelve schools from the area are represented on the first poll.
Following an idle week during FIFA’s September international window, Sporting KC embarks on a two-game road trip that begins tonight in the Pacific Northwest against the Portland Timbers and ends in the opposite corner of the country against Orlando City SC on Sunday. Tonight’s match between fifth-place Sporting KC (11-7-7, 40 points) and sixth-place Portland […]
Eastbound and westbound I-70 from MacVicar to US 75 was closed to all traffic.
A full slate of games and meets took place on Tuesday.
Kansas officials say new welfare law doesn’t conflict with federal rules
“Old-fashioned family fun with kids’ activities and rodeo competition just like done every day in the ranch profession.” Deb Dillner of the Jackson County Fair Association proclaimed that’s the excitement set for the Family Fun Day and sixth annual ranch rodeo Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex south of Holton. “This will […]
Deputies are looking for a white SUV with damage to the front bumper area.
Who’s the best pie baker in the Flint Hills?” That’s a highly debatable and most controversial question. Such that a cowboy’s mom would drop the rolling pin on the kitchen cabinet, to respond with raised opinioned voice, as wiping flour from hands onto bib apron, just like her mom wore, and whose mom’s recipe always […]
Free event to encourage reading takes place at Capitol this weekend
“Let’s get these kids off the couch and outdoors.” That’s Bruce Burenheide, longtime management at Bluestem Farm & Ranch in Emporia, encouraging and inviting children of all ages, even those most mature often over-exercising rocking chairs, to participate in the 13th annual Wildlife Appreciation and Conservation Days, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11-12, hosted by the […]
Improvements are being made at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence
Fewer than half of Kansas students scored at college ready level
“Albany is still alive.” Well, at least in a sense of the definition, but certainly Albany, the small once-incorporated community just two miles north of Sabetha in Nemaha County, will be lively with excitement this weekend. “It’s time for the 49th annual Old Albany Days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11-12-13, at the Albany Museum, […]
Reducing wastewater disposal appears to have helped with quakes
Relatives of the three people fatally shot by a white supremacist outside Jewish sites in Kansas are commending jurors for recommending a death sentence. A Johnson County jury came to the decision Tuesday in the trial of 74-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. The same jury convicted Miller of capital murder last week. Miller has repeatedly […]
Two 17 year olds and a 16 year old were arrested and charged with 121 counts of Damage to Property and Conspiracy to commit damage to property. After executing search warrants, 4 BB guns, BBs and air canisters were located and collected. A preliminary estimate of total damage on these charges is around $30,000.00. The […]
A gorgeous fall like pattern settling in. Today: Areas of fog this morning. Low clouds and fog move out by mid-morning. Sunny. High 84. Tonight: Clear. Low 62. Tomorrow: Becoming partly cloudy with an increasing chance of thunderstorms by afternoon. High 86. Tomorrow night: Showers and thunderstorms tomorrow night. Low 62. Friday: Clearing and cooler. […]