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Alternative Plans For Westar

Posted: 09/30/2008 - There are two new alternatives to Westar Energy's proposal to increase its electric rates by $178 million a year. There are now two new proposals about what to do.

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Kansas Orchards Enjoying Bumper Crops

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Kansas orchards are enjoying bumper crops this fall in the wake of last year's late spring freeze that nipped flower buds and gave trees a rest.

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Jefferson County Cut Funding In Budget

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Jefferson County commissioners on approved their 2009 budget that cuts funding from the county attorney's office and other departments.

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Bunting Is New National Guard Association Chairman

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius announced Maj. Gen. Tod Bunting, the adjutant general of Kansas, is the new chairman of the National Guard Association of the United States.

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Clay County Undersheriff Hired

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Clay County Sheriff Chuck Dunn has hired Fred Probst as undersheriff. He is experienced for the position -- he held it three decades ago.

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Fort Riley Brigade to Return to Iraq

Updated: 09/30/2008 - A fort Riley Brigade that returned in April from 15 months in Iraq has been notified that it is scheduled to go back in 2009.

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State Candidates Go Back to School

Updated: 09/30/2008 - An initiative by the Kansas Coalition for School Readiness will introduce State Senate and Representative candidates to 32 separate events in 24 towns across Kansas to highlight early learning.

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'Dagger' Brigade Gets Set to Ship Out

Updated: 10/10/2008 - The 3,700 soldiers who comprise the "Dagger" Brigade, recently returned to Kansas after training in California, prepare to head to southwest Asia

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Students Raise Money For Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Students from across Kansas helped raise over $17,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The fundraiser was part of Olive Garden's 14th annual "Pasta for Pennies" program. The top school this year was Jay Shideler Elementary School in Topeka.

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Sh. Co. Commissioners Vote Down Proposed Fire Station

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Shawnee County Commissioners a new fire station northeast of Silver Lake Monday. The said it was not a vote against the Fire Department; the proposed location at 45th and Landon Road was the problem. They hope the department will continue its search for a new location.

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KU, EPA Reach Agreement on Allegations

Posted: 09/29/2008 - The University of Kansas has reached a deal with the environmental protection agency to settle allegations of improper handling of hazardous waste at university laboratories. In the consent agreement announced Monday, the university agreed to pay civil penalties of more than $39,000.

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Emporia City Commission Hears Arguments on Smoking Ban

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Emporia City Commissioners held a public meeting Monday night to hear from residents on both sides of the smoking ban issue. Proponents say this is a public health matter, while opponents say the ban will hurt Emporia businesses.

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Strike against MGP in Atchison Continues

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Union members at MGP Ingredients in Atchison walked off the job Saturday morning. No new talks are scheduled with the company to try to reach agreement on a new contract.

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Progress Continues on St. Francis Construction

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Demolition work continues on the former Menninger campus in Topeka, where St. Francis Health Center plans to build new facilities. Demolition work should be complete by the end of the year.

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Obama says 'stay calm;' McCain camp slams Democrats

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama expressed confidence Monday that lawmakers would come through with a financial rescue package, while John McCain's campaign accused Obama and Democrats of putting "politics ahead of country."

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Stocks Crushed

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Dow down 778, worst point drop ever, after the House rejects the $700 billion bank bailout plan.

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Topeka Cold Case Intensifies

Updated: 09/30/2008 - It has been 19 years since Karen Estes was stabbed to death. Now the murder case is going to trial.

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Fort Riley to Open VA Service Center

Posted: 09/29/2008 - The grand opening of the VA Service Center on Fort Riley is scheduled for Friday, October 3 at Irwin Army Community Hospital.

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