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Flooding Closes Roads, Call For Evacuation

Posted: 09/12/2008 - Officials in at least one Kansas community are urging residents of low-lying areas to head for higher ground as persistent rain soaks a wide area of the state.

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Fort Riley Brigade Hones Lifesaving Skills

Posted: 09/12/2008 - Soldiers from Fort Riley dodge paint balls and rain to hone combat lifesaving skills and prepare for a yearlong tour of duty in Iraq.

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Kansas School Linked to Brown Still Draws Interest

Posted: 09/12/2008 - Despite past failures to find financing, two groups are still interested in redeveloping a former school linked to the U.S. Supreme Court historic Brown v. Board of Education decision.

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Kansas Congressman Applauds Road Money Decision

Posted: 09/11/2008 - U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, says restoring Highway Trust Fund money is especially good news for Kansas. He says the state relies on good roads for getting to work and transporting goods.

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Teen Trapped in Car 16 Hours in Better Condition

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Laurel Lauer, 16, is in fair condition Thursday, nearly one week after she was pinned inside her wrecked vehicle for 16 hours and 40 minutes in rural Westmoreland.

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Planning Can Make Eating on the Go Healthier

Posted: 09/11/2008 - When eating on the run, look for smaller portion sizes, grilled instead of fried, and salads instead of fries. Cotton-O'Neil dietitian Sabrina Bublitz also suggests planning ahead and packing a cooler with healthy sandwiches and fruit when you know you'll be away from home.

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Hearing Continues in Multiple Rape Case

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Ben Hinchsliff's preliminary hearing began Thursday. It will continue September 23rd. Hinchsliff is charged with 68 counts of rape.

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Tent Revival Remembers 9/11

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A tent revival in Topeka remembered those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. It also showcased rescuers and the work they do.

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Marysville Bond Proposal on November Ballot

Bond Issue

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The Marysville Advocate reports the Board of Education voted to put a bond issue Marysville USD 364 voters rejected in the August primary election on the ballot for the November 4th general election.

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Kansas Prepares for Response to Hurricane Ike

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The helicopters and personnel of the 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation and Company C, 1st Battalion, 171st General Support Aviation Battalion are prepared to deploy and are currently on standby until weather conditions permit a safe departure.

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Man Admits Coverup in Soldier Antique Thefts

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Christopher Wilson, 33, pleaded guilty in federal court to helping another man cover up the theft of antiques and household goods that belonged to soldiers.

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Lawsuit: Discrimination Against Pregnant Guards

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A federal agency has sued a New Mexico company in federal court in Kansas, alleging it discriminated against pregnant employees it had hired as security guards on Army bases.

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Head-On Collision Sends Two To Hospital

Updated: 09/11/2008 - An accident on Highway 40 near Green Road in Tecumseh, Kan. Thursday afternoon sent drivers of both vehicles to two local hospitals with non life-threatening injuries.

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SRS Goes to One Number for Reporting Child Abuse

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The Kansas Dept. of Social and Rehabiliation Services will move to a single statewide number for reporting possible child abuse and neglect. The number already existed, but it also had six regional phone numbers.

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Kansas Energy Council Sets Hearings on Energy Proposal

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The Kansas Energy Council will hold hearings at Fort Hays State and Wichita State on 15 recommendations. They include encouraging research into new electric generating technology and lowering the state's maximum speed limit.

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Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination Against Pregnant Guards

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The EEOC is suing a New Mexico company, saying it discriminated against pregnant women it hired as security guards on Army bases, including Fort Riley. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in federal court in Kansas.

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