News Now at Noon Tuesday, January 31, 2017January 31, 2017
Our Education Spotlight, then the Executive Director of the Kansas ACLU.
News Now at Noon Monday, January 30, 2017January 30, 2017
We start with a New York Times best-selling author that lives in Lawrence and will be in Topeka later this week, then it's the Treasurer for the State of Kansas.
News Now at Noon Friday, January 27, 2017January 27, 2017
The Arab Shrine Circus is coming soon, and clown sightings are increasing; budget talk in the Kansas Legislature.
News Now at Noon Thursday, January 19, 2017January 26, 2017
580 WIBW is preparing for our 90th birthday; Shawnee County's 20-year plan.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, January 25, 2017January 25, 2017
Mental health and the seasons; school choice week; and a bridal fair!
News Now at Noon Tuesday, January 24, 2017January 24, 2017
The interim head of the local United Way, plus one of the Harlem Globetrotters come by the studio.
News Now at Noon Monday, January 23, 2017January 23, 2017
Tales from the edge of death; the chemistry of falling in love; and an award-winning teacher.
News Now at Noon Friday, January 20, 2017January 20, 2017
A KU professor on today's inauguration; a protest being held in Topeka Saturday; and a State Representative looks at the issues facing the Legislature.
News Now at Noon Thursday, January 19, 2017January 19, 2017
Mr. Kansas drops by to let us know what shows and competitions he's doing; the American Heart Association drops by; and the Mayor of Kansas City Kansas calls in.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, January 18, 2017January 18, 2017
The head of Healthcare.Gov calls in, plus talk of the State of Kansas budget situation.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, January 17, 2017January 17, 2017
A unique program from a Washburn Law School grad now in KC, and good stuff from "The Land of Kansas"
News Now at Noon Friday, January 13, 2017January 13, 2017
An extended chat with a meteorologist about the storm this weekend, plus information about Buffalo Soldiers
News Now at Noon Thursday, January 12, 2017January 12, 2017
We hear from the Kansas Department of Labor, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, and Shawnee County Sheriff Jones.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, January 11, 2017January 11, 2017
A few award-winning attorneys; a member of Air Supply; and a pair of Kansas Highway Patrol troopers.
News Now at Noon Monday, January 9, 2017January 9, 2017
Breaking down the economics of the position the State is in; wheat, gluten, and diet surprises.
News Now at Noon Friday, January 6, 2017January 6, 2017
Live from the NOTO District!
News Now at Noon Thursday, January 5, 2017January 5, 2017
Folks from the Kansas Fire Marshall's Office drop by, plus we get some prognostication from "The Amazing Kreskin".
News Now at Noon Wednesday, January 4, 2017January 4, 2017
The Kansas Exporter of the Year Award winner (along with the presenter); how to manage a business in only 60 minutes a day. and the Bridal Fair is just around the corner!
News Now at Noon Tuesday, January 3, 2017January 3, 2017
What's coming up during the Topeka City Council meeting tonight; a look at gas prices, and where they might go; and drone talk.
News Now at Noon Friday, December 23, 2016December 23, 2016
Some MMA folks drop by to chat; an extended chat about the weather for this weekend; and dealing with stress during the holiday season.
News Now at Noon Thursday, December 22, 2016December 22, 2016
NORAD and Santa's trip; the Salvation Army is still in need of donations; and a KU professor on foreign interventions.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, December 21, 2016December 21, 2016
Lots of talk about fitness and the holidays, plus chat with an owner of a famous restaurant.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, December 20, 2016December 20, 2016
AAA has some cool things going on for the season; the hot toys and how to get them; and tech for the holidays.
News Now at Noon Monday, December 19, 2016December 19, 2016
Westar Energy and their drones; Nick is live at the Statehouse; affordable housing advocates in Lawrence; and Toys For Tots at Washburn has a big year.
News Now at Noon Friday, December 16, 2016December 16, 2016
We have lots of wine info for you for the holiday season; what proves Lawrence is so green; a CBS reporter updates us on the fake news.
News Now at Noon Thursday, December 15, 2016December 15, 2016
Sam's at Dillon's for the Salvation Army - and the topic today is the season (plus Yahoo hacks).
News Now at Noon Wednesday, December 14, 2016December 14, 2016
The Topeka Festival Singers have a big program coming up soon - and so does the Kansas Ballet! You'll hear details on both of them here.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, December 13, 2016December 13, 2016
Folks from Washburn University campus security and operations drop by, then a Topeka Imam talks about activities in the area.
News Now at Noon Monday, December 12, 2016December 12, 2016
The Topeka Rescue Mission gets busier this time of year, and is doing something about it; and a representative of the Capital City Equality Center drops by.
News Now at Noon Friday, December 9, 2016December 9, 2016
The City of Topeka has a major celebration - a big bridge is paid off - and we also talk tech gifts for the season.
News Now at Noon Thursday, December 8, 2016December 8, 2016
We're live at the Kansas Department of Transportation's Job Fair for the whole show!
News Now at Noon Wednesday, December 7, 2016December 7, 2016
A sailor who perished at Pearl Harbor is finally back home in Kansas; a Colonel from the Kansas Adjutant General's office; and a Sergeant who specializes in identifying those who died many years ago.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, December 6, 2016December 6, 2016
What you need to know about the Christmas Bureau (and how you can participate), plus an update from an instructor at Haskell Indian Nations University
News Now at Noon Monday, December 5, 2016December 5, 2016
The Shawnee County Health Department and flu shots; and the Topeka/Shawnee County Library is having an author fair, and we have someone from the library and an author to talk about it.
News Now at Noon Friday, December 2, 2016December 2, 2016
News from the Topeka Zoo, plus a great Christmas show coming to TPAC Saturday night.
News Now at Noon Thursday, December 1, 2016December 1, 2016
It's a sharing show - Wendy's sharing with SLI, and you (hopefully) sharing shoes
News Now at Noon Wednesday, November 30, 2016November 30, 2016
World AIDS Day is coming up; a Christian music artist will be at Washburn; and this morning's Kansas AG conversation
News Now at Noon Tuesday, November 29, 2016November 29, 2016
The Islamic Center of Topeka; Winter Wonderland is open
News Now at Noon Monday, November 28, 2016November 28, 2016
There's a big event coming up in NOTO this weekend; and a local author of comedic poetry has his first book published.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, November 23, 2016November 23, 2016
A local singer-songwriter talks about her craft & shares a song; everything you might want to know about drones.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, November 22, 2016November 22, 2016
The HyVee chef talks about properly carving the Thanksgiving turkey; details on the 49th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner; and conserving thoughts.
News Now at Noon Monday, November 21, 2016November 21, 2016
The Kansas Department of Transportation and "Click it or Ticket"; the Kansas Fire Marshall talks holiday fire risks, including the turkey!
News Now at Noon Friday, November 18, 2016November 18, 2016
A songwriter from Lawrence drops by (and we get a sample!); the State Director of Elections from the Secretary of State office talks about a likely special election coming up; and an economic report on the rural economy.
News Now at Noon Thursday, November 17, 2016November 17, 2016
A conversation about the student demonstration at Topeka High yesterday, and a 580 WIBW newsguy was "Principal for the Day" at Chase Middle School yesterday, and we get reactions from him and the real principal.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, November 16, 2016November 16, 2016
A chat with AAA about holiday travel next week; childhood obesity; and American Education Week.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, November 15, 2016November 15, 2016
A chat with Trooper Ben about seatbelts; a big Christmas celebration and fundraiser is coming to NOTO this Friday evening.
News Now at Noon Monday, November 14, 2016November 14, 2016
Mister Kansas competed in his first pro event, and we hear about it. Later, a Washburn prof looks at the recent proclamations by President-elect Trump.
News Now at Noon Friday, November 11, 2016November 11, 2016
It's Veteran's Day, and we talk about that in the first half hour; there's a "SuperMoon" coming up early next week - what's that? And a Veteran's Day event in town this afternoon.
News Now at Noon Thursday, November 10, 2016November 10, 2016
A running event Downtown; a vet raising awareness about PTSD; a look back at the vote on Kansas Supreme Court members; and a look at state funding
News Now at Noon Wednesday, November 9, 2016November 9, 2016
The head of the Kansas chapter of the ACLU talks about the election; the Secretary of State looks back to yesterday; and a KU professor gives his take on the election results.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, November 8, 2016November 8, 2016
A KU professor looks at today's election; some talk about the weather; and the IT side of the election.
News Now at Noon Monday, November 7, 2016November 7, 2016
The entire hour is given to a professor and students from Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, talking about their experiences in North Dakota and the pipeline controversy.
News Now at Noon Friday, November 4, 2016November 4, 2016
New art is going up all around - on walls, bridges, and more; the Mayor stops by to talk about small business and more.
News Now at Noon Thursday, November 3, 2016November 3, 2016
Today, we talk about alien lizards in Topeka; artificial dog-maker will help Wichita Tech, then Wichita Tech tells us how; and there are potential changes to KPERS.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, November 2, 2016November 2, 2016
It's a highly-informative hour, with the folks urging voting No on the Kansas Supreme Court Justice retention during the first half of the show, and those urging voting Yes on in the second half.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, November 1, 2016November 1, 2016
A lot of economic talk today, both for the Kansas economy and regional economy.
News Now at Noon Monday, October 31, 2016October 31, 2016
Congressman Mike Pompeo talks about the latest events between the FBI and Hillary Clinton; the Chair of the Kansas Democratic Party; and Topeka Police Department Halloween trick or treat tips.
News Now at Noon Friday, October 28, 2016October 28, 2016
There's a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot - what's it about; some safety tips for Halloween; the new Transportation Secretary talks roads.
News Now at Noon Thursday, October 27, 2016October 27, 2016
The F.O.P. Foundation has an upcoming event; Trooper Ben tells us about deer accidents; a look at elections with a Washburn prof; and there's a big Halloween deal going on in downtown Topeka.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, October 26, 2016October 26, 2016
The Red Cross in northeast Kansas helps many folks - including some that are hundreds of miles away; the Chef from Hy-Vee makes some delicious Halloween treats that you can make at home.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, October 25, 2016October 25, 2016
Energy needs and the election; a discussion on children and state funds; and the Kansas Secretary of Commerce.
News Now at Noon Monday, October 24, 2016October 24, 2016
The department Secretary talks about KANCare; holidays mean special lottery games; and Mr. Kansas drops by to talk about competition in the body building world.
News Now at Noon Friday, October 21, 2016October 21, 2016
Your chance to learn more about what it's like to be a law officer; public input is wanted for a transportation plan; a fun event happening in NOTO on Saturday evening; and it's very near to the time for Boo At The Zoo at the Topeka Zoo.
News Now at Noon Thursday, October 20, 2016October 20, 2016
A KU professor takes a look back at last night's debate; the Wing Commander of the 190th talks about some of the many other things they do besides the well-known refueling.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, October 19, 2016October 19, 2016
First up is Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, the Family Service & Guidance Center has a big event coming up; and Governor Sam Brownback is in studio.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, October 18, 2016October 18, 2016
A KU professor looks at the Presidential race; there's a voting kerfuffle in Douglass County; and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is coming up.
News Now at Noon Monday, October 17, 2016October 17, 2016
Talking numbers, both people and financial. First, the State Budget Director; then the Secretary of State.
News Now at Noon Friday, October 14, 2016October 14, 2016
There's a new brewery having a grand opening in NOTO this weekend; and the Topeka Fire Department is looking for a few good people who want to join them.
News Now at Noon Thursday, October 13, 2016October 13, 2016
The Topeka Police have a "Take Back Drugs" event upcoming; Topeka Metro has a few "Free Ride" days coming up; the Salvation Army is gearing up for the upcoming holiday season; and the popular Boo At The Zoo is coming up soon!
News Now at Noon Wednesday, October 12, 2016October 12, 2016
Secretary of State Kobach chimes in on Trump's "lockerroom" tape; SevenEightFive Magazine publisher Kerrice Mapes talks about another publisher appropriating their name.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, October 11, 2016October 11, 2016
Local area clown Lolly talks about what the current craze of criminals dressing like clowns has affected her; the Superintendent of USD 501 talks about her approach to the job.
News Now at Noon Monday, October 10, 2016October 10, 2016
Talking fire prevention with the State Fire Marshall's office; USD 501 is having a hiring fair; a look back at the town hall last night; and a Shawnee County commissioner talks about a former City Manager's letter.
News Now at Noon Friday, October 7, 2016October 7, 2016
Statehouse happenings; it's time for the First Friday Artwalk; Sheriff Herman Jones talks about the City Manager's parting suggestion; and if you need a new (or revised) driver's license, you'll need to know where they're moving.
News Now at Noon Thursday, October 6, 2016October 6, 2016
Kansas Democrats are wanting more folks to register to vote; Topeka's City Manager drops by on his next-to-last-day; and details on our Taste of Home Cooking School coming up.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, October 5, 2016October 5, 2016
An all-star crew discusses last night's weather events; a look back at the debate last night; and talk about a classic car (and more) show in North Topeka.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, October 4, 2016October 4, 2016
There's a special deal going on in Municipal Court; the Kansas Secretary of State talks election security; Huntington's Disease is something many know little about - we try to change that; and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is coming up.
News Now at Noon Monday, October 3, 2016October 3, 2016
Clowns dominate the first half of the show, first of Topeka, then from Wichita; how is the regional economy doing; and the Topeka Rescue Ministries are fighting sex exploitation.
News Now at Noon Friday, September 30, 2016September 30, 2016
It's almost time for the Battle of the Badges; the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has some cool stuff happening this weekend; Washburn University President Dr. Jerry Farley stops by to talk cosmetology; and Whey Jennings and The Unwanted perform live here before their concert in NOTO tonight.
News Now at Noon Thursday, September 29, 2016September 29, 2016
The recent override of a Presidential veto is examined by an expert from KU; Golden Gloves boxing has an event coming up this weekend; and the Topeka Zoo has new elephants, and you'll be able to see them soon.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, September 28, 2016September 28, 2016
A look at the Presidential election from a CBS reporter; there's an open house at the Topeka National Weather Service office coming up; HCCI is putting on a great "Women and Money" program; and an innovative program at Washburn Tech - and a few of its graduates.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, September 27, 2016September 27, 2016
AAA talks about gas prices, both present and future; the Shawnee County Health Department has a special flu shot program for kindergarten through college kids; Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins talks Gitmo and more; and a look back at the Presidential debate last night with a professor.
News Now at Noon Monday, September 26, 2016September 26, 2016
Find out about the upcoming flu season (and Shawn even gets a flu shot on the air); the Kansas Association of School Boards is meeting; a still-unsolved missing person case began one year ago today; and a quick preview of the Presidential debate tonight (which you can hear on 580 WIBW and News 104.9).
News Now at Noon Friday, September 23, 2016September 23, 2016
Facts and advice on the Yahoo Mail security breach; the Helping Hands Humane Society drops by; and music, performed live by singer/songwriter Rusty Rierson
News Now at Noon Thursday, September 22, 2016September 22, 2016
The Topeka Police Department weighs in on recent mailbox/porch thefts; an adult play opens this weekend, presented by the Ad Astra Theater Company; the Capitol-Journal has their annual "Best of Topeka" awards coming up; and a wonderful Chocolate Festival is coming up this Saturday in Topeka.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, September 21, 2016September 21, 2016
The latest on the Kansas Supreme Court arguments this morning on school funding; there's going to be Brew at the Zoo; and tagging butterflies.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, September 20, 2016September 20, 2016
A chat with AAA about the falling fuel prices, plus standard, mid-, and high-grade gas; a unique program from the Kansas Department of Corrections; the United Way of Topeka is looking for proposals, and putting on a concert; and Darth Vader's 501st does good deeds around the area.
News Now at Noon Monday, September 19, 2016September 19, 2016
Short show, with the Royals starting at 12:30 - and Melissa Jarboe is the one and only guest!
News Now at Noon Friday, September 16, 2016September 16, 2016
The show today is live from TopCon - Eastern Kansas’ Original Geek Expo at the Ramada Topeka Downtown Hotel & Convention Center.
News Now at Noon Thursday, September 15, 2016September 15, 2016
The Secretary of State chats for a while; PRIDE activities upcoming; and Third Thursday at the Expocentre is tonight!
News Now at Noon Wednesday, September 14, 2016September 14, 2016
Local flooding information; a Congressman on an impeachment possibility; quitting smoking while pregnant; a fundraiser to help the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota; and Trots for Tots!
News Now at Noon Tuesday, September 13, 2016September 13, 2016
The Topeka Police Department is looking to hire more officers - are you a candidate; the Dallas, Texas Police Department is coming up to Washburn University to recruit; PRIDE week is continuing with lots of events; and find out about the Voices of the Wind People.
News Now at Noon Monday, September 12, 2016September 12, 2016
Oak mites, and how to avoid them; is Hillary's bout with pneumonia a big deal or not; how to safely stop on the highway, and avoid tragedy; and Topeka Public Schools Police give security advice.
News Now at Noon Friday, September 9, 2016September 9, 2016
The Topeka Police Department comes with information about gang activity in the city; the Topeka Duck Race is tomorrow; and AAA has info on driving habits.
News Now at Noon Thursday, September 8, 2016September 8, 2016
Info on earthquakes; a great, fun event is coming up at the Topeka Zoo; it's Huff'n'Puff weekend; and a ride to benefit veterans.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, September 7, 2016September 7, 2016
A City Judge stops by to tell of a new program; the Aaron Douglas Art Fair is coming up; and singing songs for kids.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, September 6, 2016September 6, 2016
Former Governor Mike Hayden is stumping for current judges; the State Insurance Commissioner talks earthquake insurance; the upcoming YWCA Women’s Night Out is Friday; and the Adjutant General's Office has some tips on disaster preparation.
News Now at Noon Friday, September 2, 2016September 2, 2016
It's a special holiday weekend show, live from our parking lot! Hy-Vee is here with their brand new food truck, plus a huge load of grilling tips.
News Now at Noon Thursday, September 1, 2016September 1, 2016
Kris Kobach talks about Trump and immigration; there's a cat show in town; lots of information on the First Friday Art Walk and the Aaron Douglas Art Fair;
News Now at Noon Wednesday, August 31, 2016August 31, 2016
There's a big event coming to Topeka in a couple of weeks - TopCon; an walk taking place at Topeka West soon to help victims of breast cancer; and a preview of the Governor's press conference this afternoon.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, August 30, 2016August 30, 2016
Information from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on the area outlook on the Zika virus; the Kansas Lottery has a new game about ready to kick off; the upcoming election and party-line voting; and an unsolved mystery.
News Now at Noon Monday, August 29, 2016August 29, 2016
A big concert is coming to Manhattan in a couple of weeks; the City of Topeka is hosting a meeting for a North Topeka neighborhood; a community breakfast is coming up with Topeka Public Schools; and Trooper Ben from the Kansas Highway Patrol tells of a close call he had this morning.
News Now at Noon Friday, August 26, 2016August 26, 2016
The folks at Keep Kids Safe drop in; there's a dangerous zebra that's been found in a western Kansas reservoir; flag football with the Topeka Police Department; and a Ranger talks of the ties between Native Americans and African Americans.
News Now at Noon Thursday, August 25, 2016August 25, 2016
It's National Parks Day, and we hear from the folks at the Brown vs Board site; resources on suicide prevention; and the new elephants at the Topeka Zoo
News Now at Noon Wednesday, August 24, 2016August 24, 2016
Did you know there was a task force in Kansas on the topic of drones? We'll tell you what they discussed. Stormont Vail Hospital is having a job fair next week - not a lot of experience necessary; the Topeka Fire Marshall is in to talk about the Fire Department - the duties and the people.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, August 23, 2016August 23, 2016
Governor Sam Brownback is the guest for the whole news section of the show.
News Now at Noon Monday, August 22, 2016August 22, 2016
The Shawnee County Health Department is holding a free diabetes academy; two meteorologists review the storm season passed...and the winter ahead; and the Fire Marshall's Office with some safety tips on smoke detectors and more.
News Now at Noon Friday, August 19, 2016August 19, 2016
There's a rodeo tonight and tomorrow night, and we talk to a rodeo queen and a rodeo clown; the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts are having big events next week, and we find out the when & where; and the Helping Hands Humane Society is having a Zumbathon outside of the shelter on Saturday, and you're invited!
News Now at Noon Thursday, August 18, 2016August 18, 2016
The Kansas Highway Patrol is in studio with an update on a tragic accident this morning, plus some thoughts on talking with your kids about driving; a fundraiser is coming up for a little girl named Riley; and Topeka's outgoing interim Fire Chief talks about his time here.
News Now at Noon Wednesday, August 17, 2016August 17, 2016
The Topeka Rescue Mission has an exciting new area for kids, and Barry Feaker explains how you can help complete it; you're invited to Rossville for a big time this weekend with sports, food, and...a Hog Queen; a call from Congress to silence those who would disagree with them; and it's Third Thursday tomorrow at the Kansas Expocentre, and we have the info for this fun, free event.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, August 16, 2016August 16, 2016
Three dads talk about their "getting the kids back to school" experiences; Great Life Fitness is getting Shawn in shape; and some of the competitive races in Kansas.
News Now at Noon Monday, August 15, 2016August 15, 2016
The Kansas Highway Patrol drops by to talk school safety; Kansas state Representative Jim Ward isn't pleased, and says why; and the Commander of the Air National Guard's 190th Refueling Wing, Colonel Jarrod Frantz, sits in, talking about the return of some of their number from Afghanistan over the weekend.
News Now at Noon Friday, August 12, 2016August 12, 2016
The Governor's spokesperson talks about the GOP national ticket; what might be in store with the Chiefs' season; the Helping Hands Humane Society is having a special; interesting polling numbers out of eastern Kansas; and Downtown Topeka Inc has a fun event for the family coming up.
News Now at Noon Thursday, August 11, 2016August 11, 2016
The IRS gives hints on how not to be scammed; a new Washburn Tech program for getting a CDL; the Kansas Department of Transportation wants your comments, plus has a contest for you; and the local Aviation Explorer Post has a cool event coming up that you can go to!
News Now at Noon Wednesday, August 10, 2016August 10, 2016
A Kansas state senator weighs in on more regulation of amusement park rides; the Wichita State basketball coach gets hot in Canada; Rep. Lynn Jenkins has a job fair coming up tomorrow; and a big softball tournament for a good cause.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, August 9, 2016August 9, 2016
A job fair at Dillon's; Firefighter recruitment gets a boost; the National Park Service in Kansas; and an alternate interpretation of the recent primary.
News Now at Noon Monday, August 8, 2016August 8, 2016
National Night Out - a look back; Shawnee County Parks & Rec wants your opinion; 580's Alex Gold and the Chiefs
News Now at Noon Friday, August 5, 2016August 5, 2016
Pikachu has invaded the Topeka Zoo. Find out how you can catch them all!
News Now at Noon Wednesday, August 3, 2016August 3, 2016
Post election evaluation, plus a new kind of play hits Topeka.
News Now at Noon Tuesday, August 2, 2016August 2, 2016
The two Sheriff candidates in the Shawnee County primary election, answer the hard questions. Plus the Topeka City Council gets ready to finalize the 2017 budget.
News Now at Noon Monday, August 1, 2016August 1, 2016
Exclusive interview with Kansas DCF Secretary, Phyllis Gilmore.