Home / News / Kansas News

Kansas News

Famous Kansas billionaire David Koch dies

David Koch

Billionaire businessman, philanthropist and Kansan David Koch is being remembered today after he passed away at age 79. “David Hamilton Koch, longtime stockholder, director, and leader in Koch Industries, passed away on ...

Read More »

Local officials learning tax hikes doom consumer spending

City and county officials in Johnson County recently told the Kansas City Star they are ‘puzzled’ by sluggish sales tax collections and consumer spending. They shouldn’t be.  Local officials should realize the obvious. Kansans ...

Read More »

Kansas announces “You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.” campaign

The Kansas Department of Transportation says alcohol and drugs are involved in 40% of crash deaths on Kansas roads. That’s why local and state police agencies across the state Thursday begin an ...

Read More »

15th Annual Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival in Lawrence

There’s a lot of “terrible” and “horror-ific” fun going on tonight and the next two days in Lawrence! It’s the 15th Annual Slash and Bash Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival, brought to you by ...

Read More »

Catholic Charities name change reflects move toward holistic services

In 2012, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas began a shift away from one-time, crisis intervention programs towards self-sustainability by offering long-term wrap-around services. While Catholic Charities will always provide food, clothing and ...

Read More »

Kansas Congressional candidate Weir pushes back against charge she was recruited for her looks

Disability rights advocate Sara Hart Weir recently announced that she is running against Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids in Kansas’s 3rd District congressional race. Elizabeth Arnold, a progressive political activist from Johnson County, ...

Read More »

Country star Josh Turner is coming to Kansas

The Topeka Performing Arts Center has announced that Josh Turner will be performing live on August 15. Turner is a double-platinum-selling singer, songwriter and disciple of traditional country music, a mentor to ...

Read More »

“Choose LIFE” Kansas license plates available through end of year

After a 16-year battle, Kansans can finally pre-order the new “Choose LIFE” Kansas license plates. In 2002, the Kansas legislature approved the Choose Life license plate. However, the governor at the time, ...

Read More »

Kansas new business decreases as nation grows

Kansas is the only state in the country with negative new business growth since President Trump took office, according to Bloomberg.  Data from the US Census Bureau highlights new business growth across the ...

Read More »

Gov. Kelly drafts controversial speech code for foster parents, state agencies

abortion reversal

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and her administration are telling  foster parents to accept the self-identified gender roles preferred by children in their care and to address them by those pronouns no matter the ...

Read More »

Shawnee County Fair will bring many families to Topeka this month

The Shawnee County Fair starts with the 4‐H Horse Show on July 20th and 21st, and continues with public exhibits and programs from the 25th through the 29th. The Fair will be ...

Read More »

AOC chief of staff attacks Kansas’ Sharice Davids

sharice

House Democrats are calling out the chief of staff for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) over comments about a Kansas Congresswoman. The latest split on the left that highlights established lawmakers’ growing impatience with radical ...

Read More »

Judge shuts down Kansas’ telemedicine abortions

telemedicine

A Kansas judge has reversed an earlier court ruling and now says that a clinic cannot provide telemedicine abortions.  The process takes place when a doctor guides a patient via video conference ...

Read More »

Kansas can help your child pay for college

The pursuit of higher education can be intimidating, not just for students, but for parents as well.  College is a massive monetary investment and many can become overwhelmed by the costs. Expenses ...

Read More »

Kansans urged to help protect children from heatstroke

On average, every 10 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle. In more than half of these deaths, the caregiver forgot the child was in the car. TFI Family Services, ...

Read More »

Eudora man plans festival to benefit tornado victims

A Eudora businessman has organized a tornado relief benefit festival this weekend. It’s been nearly a month since an EF-4 tornado ripped through parts of Douglas and Leavenworth counties, damaging dozens of homes ...

Read More »

Kansas Regents zero out tuition hikes for in-state undergrads

The Kansas Board of Regents pressured state university officials to rethink tuition hikes, and the schools did just that. In-state tuition for undergraduates at all state campuses will be flat or reduced ...

Read More »

Kansas woman gets prison for sex crime with minor

A Kansas woman has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for the sex crime of having child pornography on her phone. Kayla Michelle Simpson, 24, of Junction City, was sentenced ...

Read More »

Amendment needed in Kansas Constitution to regulate abortion

For 84 days in 2015, the state of Kansas led the nation by banning live dismemberment abortion, then a Judge found a new “right” in our Kansas Constitution, and ordered that live ...

Read More »

Topeka native and KU golfer Gary Woodland leads US Open at halfway point

Gary Woodland leads the U.S. Open at the halfway point, and the top of the leaderboard is chock-full of big names and big storylines. UPDATE: Gary Woodland had a two-under par 3rd ...

Read More »

Missouri aims to end economic ‘border war’ with Kansas

Legislation aimed at ending the economic “border war” between Missouri and Kansas has been signed into law this week by Governor Mike Parson in Kansas City. The Bolivar Republican notes the legislation, ...

Read More »

The All America App is Coming

Many in evangelism ministry feel that there is a great move of God around the globe. At the same time America seems to be in rapid spiritual and moral decline. Many believe ...

Read More »

Former Governor Brownback to be honored with Mahatma Gandhi Award

Former Kansas Governor Sam Brownback will be honored for his work as U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom by the Hindu American Foundation (HAF). HAF plans to give Brownback its Mahatma Gandhi ...

Read More »

Third of all Kansas counties eligible for disaster assistance

assistance

One third of all Kansas counties are now eligible for emergency disaster assistance as a result of flooding and tornadoes. Fifteen more counties were added over the weekend. President Trump made the ...

Read More »

Lost cat from Denver found in Topeka

When a black long-haired cat was brought to Helping Hands Humane Society in Topeka recently as a stray, the admissions counselors there thought it would be another usual day at the shelter—yet ...

Read More »
X
X