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USD 383 Employee Fired for Misconduct

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The district says Kyle Kirby made inappropriate remarks in front of students. KMAN radio in Manhattan reports Kirby threatened Barack Obama's life.

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KCC's Cold Weather Rule Kicks In

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The KCC's Cold Weather Rule took effect Saturday. It sets conditions for consumers who are having trouble paying utility bills to avoid loss of service or re-establish service during winter months.

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Wheat Planting Nearly Finished in Kansas

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Kansas Agricultural Statistics says 73 percent of the emerging winter wheat crop is in good to excellent condition. However, the cotton harvest is well behind normal, with only 2 percent cut.

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Hawker Beechcraft Cutting Work Force

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Citing lower plane deliveries, Hawker Beechcraft says it will lay off nearly 500 workers in the next few days. No word how many of those cuts would be made in Kansas.

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Boeing Strike Could Delay 80 Plane Deliveries

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Boeing workers returned to work Sunday and Monday, after approving a contract to end their eight-week strike. Analysts say that strike could delay delivery of up to 80 planes. It could also delay the inaugural flight of Boeing's new jetliner.

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Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Daycare Provider

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Jury selection got underway Monday in the trial for Michelle Bolze-Sann. She's charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of an infant who was in her care.

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Charges Filed Against Parents in Racial Incident

Posted: 11/03/2008 - A couple who hosted a May 2007 gathering where alcohol was allegedly served to minors are charged with unlawful hosting of minors consuming alcohol. Three young men were charged in a racial incident that allegedly happened at the gathering.

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Highland Park Central Holds Mock Elections

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Highland Park Central held mock elections today for their students to learn about the political process. Students in every grade got to participate in the event.

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Biden confident but superstitious, denies any gaffes

Posted: 11/03/2008 - ZANESVILLE, Ohio (CNN) – For the first time in almost two months, Joe Biden came back on his campaign plane to talk to reporters, denying that he has ever made a ‘gaffe’ that has harmed the campaign.

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Local Band Students Show Off Musical Talent

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Some local high school students showed off their award-winning musical talent. The Seaman High School marching band won best in class for 5-A schools at the Neewollah Festival in Independence, Kansas a couple weekends ago.

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Immigrants in Kansas Can Get Auto Insurance

Posted: 11/03/2008 - While some immigrants may not be able to get a driver's license in Kansas, they can get car insurance. The Wichita Eagle reported that at least two insurance companies in the state offer policies to motorists with foreign driver's licenses.

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Boeing Machinists Back to Work Monday

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Boeing machinists are back at work Monday after voting to end a costly eight-week strike. Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace workers went on strike September 6.

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Kansas Budget Forecast Looks Good

Posted: 11/03/2008 - On the eve of what's expected to be a more pessimistic budget forecast, some of the numbers don't look so bad for Kansas. Preliminary figures from the Department of Revenue show that in the bulk of its tax collections for October, the state met existing predictions.

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Hawker Beechcraft cutting work force

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft says it will lay off about 490 workers in the next few days in expectation of lower plane deliveries.

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