Updated: 08/13/2008 - Kansas students continue to top the national average for overall scores on the ACT. This year they averaged a 22.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Fort Riley allows wood cutting to anyone who has purchased a permit. Cutting is allowed year round.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Fort Riley Housing Services Office will host a seminar August 22 to help all active duty soldiers, retirees and community members learn about the ins and outs of buying a hoome.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Fort Riley announced the free 2008 Army Soldier Show will be held on the Kansas State University campus August 23- 24. The soldiers will showcase their musical and theatrical talents at this show for the 25th year.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - Home Made Brand Foods has recalled nearly 5,000 pounds of tuna salad that has the potential to be contaminated.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - The board skirts are being recalled by Chelsea & Scott Ltd. due to a violation of lead paint standard.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - KDHE removed the stream advisory for Middle Emma Creek that was issued on June 10th because of a fish kill that released organic waste.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - Topeka's McEachron Elementary School was among those opening their doors for a special Tuesday night preview for students and parents. USD 501 classes resume Wednesday.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, says Congress should not have recessed, but should have continued working on an energy policy. He wants the President or Speaker to call Congress back into session.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - The Topeka City Council voted down a proposal that would have brought the E-Verify system to the city, requiring every company contracting with the city to register their employees, ensuring they are not illegal aliens.
Updated: 08/13/2008 - Topeka City Council members agreed to shifting control of the consolidated emergency communications center to the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office, among items on the agenda at a busy Tuesday meeting.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - The Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority's board met Tuesday to discuss the agency's 2009 budget. They also heard from a member of the MTAA Police and Fire Dept. who recently returned from Kosovo.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - Topeka Police say an eastbound vehicle crossed the center line on the Sardou Bridge, then hit the side of the bridge, a utility pole and an oncoming vehicle. The pole came down and sparked a small grass fire.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - Boeing officials are meeting with Pentagon officials in Ohio Tuesday to discuss the new draft request for proposals issued last week for a $35 tanker contract. Some analysts say the new guidelines favor the larger plane of Northrop Grumman.