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Kansas Man Killed in Harper County Collision

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A 19-year-old man from Liberal, Kan., has died in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 283 in Harper County in far northwestern Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Marcos Siprian Delacruz was southbound when his vehicle struck a pickup driven by 48-year-old Tracy Broadbent of Gage.

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Central Kansas Volunteers Get 1919 Train Working

Posted: 11/10/2008 - The Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad Association is working to restore a 1919 Baldwin locomotive. They got the train's engine running for the first time in 50 years.

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Highland Park Starts New Lecture Series

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Highland Park High School kicked off the new Farrell Lecture Series Monday evening with author Angela Cervantes. The series is named after retired teacher Ron Farrell. He was recognized at a reception preceding Ms. Cervantes' speech.

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Missing Marine Finally Comes Home

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Marine Lance Corporal Kurt LaPlant was in a helicopter shot down by enemy fire in Vietnam 40 years ago. The military finally positively identified his remains.

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Riley County Celebrates Soaring Scores

Updated: 11/11/2008 - The USD 378 Riley County School Board has approved an extra day off for everyone in the district in the wake of improvements in state test scores. The district's gone from 42-percent making the standard of excellence in '04-05 to 87-percent in '07-'08.

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Kansas Interactive Distance Learning Week

Updated: 11/10/2008 - Some local students are getting the chance to celebrate Veterans Day the virtual way. Today marks the beginning of Kansas Interactive Distance Learning Week.

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DNC Chairman Howard Dean Will Not Seek Second Term

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean plans to step down from his post when his term expires in January, wrapping up a tenure in which the party heavily invested in all 50 states for a payoff that helped elect Barack Obama president.

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Get KC Chief's Tickets Now!

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Get ready to win some football tickets as the Chiefs take on the Saints. Go to wibw.com and click on sports to sign up. If you don't win you can still buy tickets for upcoming Chiefs games!

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Avondale West Honors Veteran's Day

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Avondale West Elementary School students got an early start to veterans day. The Topeka High ROTC performed a rifle tossing drill at a program Monday morning.

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Former Shawnee County Sheriff Member Passes Away

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A former member of the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office has passed away. Sheriff's officials told 13 News Monday that Major Ken Pierce passed away Sunday night at his home.

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Final Election Totals for Lyon County

Posted: 11/10/2008 - The final election totals are in for the Lyon County Clerk and County Commissions races. The initial votes could have been challenged until noon today. Lyon County has confirmed the final numbers.

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Kansas Banks Wary of Federal Bailout

Posted: 11/10/2008 - The head of the Kansas Bankers Association says the state's banks are reluctant to accept money included in the financial bailout. Capitol Federal CEO John Dicus said his bank already has sufficient resources to continue lending money to home buyers.

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Veterans Day Events Across NE Kansas

Updated: 11/11/2008 - A list of events across northeast Kansas happening to honor our Veterans and their sacrifice. Map included.

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Competency Hearing Set for Murder Suspect

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A competency hearing for Justin Thurber is scheduled for December 16th in the murder case of Cowley College freshman Jodi Sanderholm

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Panel Reviews Future Kansas Energy Costs

Posted: 11/10/2008 - State efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could have an effect not only on Kansas power plants, but on agriculture and anyone who owns a vehicle.

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Soldiers/ Veterans Highlighted in Manhattan Parade

Posted: 11/10/2008 - More than 1,000 Soldiers will march in the Veterans Day parade in Manhattan Nov. 11 at 9:30 a.m. This year's grand marshal is Brig. Gen Perry Wiggins, commanding general, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley.

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2nd Community Meeting to Discuss Boundaries for USD 437

Updated: 11/10/2008 - The Auburn-Washburn Boundary Committee presented a revised elementary boundary plan at a town hall meeting Monday, November 10, giving parents a chance to give opinions. Students at Wanamaker, Indian Hills, and Jay Shideler Elementary Schools will be impacted.

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Kossover Tennis Center Named Facility of the Year

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Topeka's Kossover Tennis Center has been named 2008 Facility of the Year by the United States Tennis Association Kansas District. The center is named for Topeka banker and tennis supporter, Harold Kossover.

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Free Fair Housing Workshop Offered

Posted: 11/10/2008 - The City of Topeka is offering a three-hour workshop to inform citizens of fair housing practices and laws. It will be held December 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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