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Tenn. Man Dies in Kansas Hunting Accident

Posted: 11/11/2008 - A 63-year-old Tennessee man is dead after being accidentally shot while bird hunting in northcentral Kansas. The Rooks County Sheriff's Office said William Dudley Carter of Adams, Tennessee, died Saturday as a result of wounds to his head and upper chest.

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Governor Sebelius Honors Veterans Day

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Today is a day to stop and remember those that have served our country. In observance of Veterans Day, Governor Kathleen Sebelius if offering her own words of thanks.

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Challenger Wins Commission Race in Johnson County

Posted: 11/11/2008 - A Johnson County commissioner videotaped removing his opponents campaign signs has lost his seat. After provisional ballots were counted, Calvin Hayden beat John Toplikar by 42 votes.

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Kansas Governor's Chicago Trip Leads to Cabinet Talk

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' office says a weekend trip to Chicago was to celebrate husband, Gary's, 59th birthday. Chicago is also home to Barack Obama's transition team, but a spokesperson says Sebelius did not meet with them.

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Kansas Man's Holiday Proposal Leads to Internet Buzz

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Topeka activist Sonny Scroggins scheduled a meeting to lobby for a national holiday honoring Barack Obama. A newspaper's notice of the meeting on its web site was posted on the Drudge Report, creating a flurry of hits.

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Sanderholm's Alleged Killer Breaks Sprinkler Head

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Jail officials say the man accused of killing 19-year old Cowley College student Jodi Sanderholm broke a fire protection sprinkler head in his jail cell. Water covered the cell floor and seeped into the booking area, but didn't cause major problems.

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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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