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The Wind Coalition Members Grow Kansas Economy

Posted: 09/27/2008 - Members of The Wind Coalition are developing wind projects that will bring the state’s total of clean, renewable energy to 1,000MW by the year’s end.

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Fort Riley Hosts Fall Festival

Posted: 09/27/2008 - Fort Riley's Fall Festival runs from 9a.m. - 3p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 on Cavalry Parade Field. Visitors will witness historic tours, entertainment and post demonstrations. There is also a health and wellness tent where nurses will check cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar for free.

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Family Asks for Help in Search for Topeka Man

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Family members and friends plan to search for Jason McNaughton. They ask anyone who wants to help to meet at 10am Saturday at Hwy. 24 and N. Kansas Ave. in Topeka. McNaughton hasn't been seen for a week.

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Cause of Topeka House Fire Under Investigation

Posted: 09/26/2008 - A fire at a home at 413 NE Kellam did $15,000 damage Friday afternoon. No one was at the residence. Topeka Fire officials continue investigating what caused it.

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Thermometer Sends Mercury into Topeka Apartment

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Topeka Fire crews responded to a broken thermometer situation at a Topeka apartment that sent mercury into the area. They determined they couldn't adequately remove it, so a contract crew from out of state has been called in.

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Kansas Expocentre Ice Skating Cancelled

Posted: 09/26/2008 - If you had planned to do some ice skating or hockey playing you might want to listen up. All ice skating programs scheduled at the Kansas Expocentre for Sunday are cancelled.

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AMBER ALERT has ended: 2-Year-Old Jewell Twins Found Safe

Updated: 09/26/2008 - An Amber Alert that was issued for Jesse and Hayley Jewell, twin 2-year-olds who were last seen in Ottawa, Kansas has ended Friday night. Their mother, Julie Ann Makepeace Age 32 is suspected of taking the kids. Authorities recovered the vehicle they believe she was driving Friday night in Wellsville.

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Set of Hot Wheels Recovered

Posted: 09/26/2008 - A set of Hot Wheels has been recovered. Topeka police featured a stolen dark blue 2000 Cadillac Deville. It was found Wednesday night in the 2300 block of southeast 37th through a tip about a suspicious vehicle.

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Debate "Watch Party" at Washburn University

Posted: 09/26/2008 - John McCain says he will go ahead and travel to Mississippi for Friday's scheduled debate with Barack Obama. McCain had threatened to pull out unless a deal was reached.

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New I-70 Road Repairs Starting Monday

Posted: 09/26/2008 - You may need to allow a little extra time for your Monday morning drive to work. Beginning Monday, the left westbound lane of I-70 from Rice Rd. to just west of the Kansas Turnpike Authority Toll Plaza will close for pavement work.

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State Workers Support United Way

Posted: 09/26/2008 - State employees gathered at the Kansas Statehouse to learn more about the United Way and celebrate their fundraising efforts.

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Cause of Marina Fire Undetermined

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Investigators say they haven't been able to pinpoint the cause of a $1 million fire that destroyed 15 boats at Lake Wilson Marina in Russell County.

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House Fire Kills Pratt Man, 72

Posted: 09/26/2008 - A police news release said members of the City Fire Department arrived Thursday to find the house fully engulfed in flames. Soon firefighters discovered the body of the 72-year-old resident, John Thornton.

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Melgren Wins Senate Confirmation to Federal Bench

Posted: 09/26/2008 - U.S. Attorney for Kansas Eric Melgren won confirmation to a seat on the federal bench in Wichita. He and nine other judicial nominees were approved by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate.

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Olathe Company Picked for Casino in Ford County

Posted: 09/26/2008 - The Lottery Gaming Facility Review Board chose Butler National Service of Olathe to run a state-owned casino in Ford County. Butler National won out over Dodge City Resort and Gaming. It's one of four state-owned casinos planned for Kansas.

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