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President Trump to visit Kansas in October in support of Kobach-Hartman ticket

Sacha SanguinettiSeptember 27, 2018

Following is a press release from Kobach/Hartman for Governor campaign: TOPEKA (September 27, 2018) - President Trump announced he will visit Kansas in support of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's campaign for governor. "I'm honored and grateful that President Trump will be coming to Kansas on Oct. 6. President Trump's success in cutting taxes at the national level unleashed economic g...

KDHE Recommends Flu Vaccine Ahead of 2018-2019 Influenza Season

Sacha SanguinettiSeptember 21, 2018

TOPEKA – Influenza season is rapidly approaching in the United States and Kansas. While activity remains low, influenza cases have already been reported to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). Although the flu vaccine can vary in how well it works, it is the best way to prevent flu illness and serious flu complications, including those that can result in hospitalization and...

National test coming to your radio and wireless devices in early October

Sacha SanguinettiSeptember 17, 2018

On Wednesday, October 3rd at 1:18 PM CDT, 12:18 pm MDT, FEMA and the FCC will send a TEST Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) message to nearly all wireless devices in the United States. This was the test previously scheduled for Thursday, September 20th but has since been postponed. This is a "Presidential Alert". You can not turn off a Presidential Alert. You CAN NOT "opt out" of the test ei...

Wichita announces plans for new stadium and Triple-A team

Sacha SanguinettiSeptember 6, 2018

Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell made a couple of major announcements Thursday during a press conference at historic Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. 84-year-old Lawrence-Dumont Stadium will be demolished and replaced by a new modern facility. The New Orleans Baby Cakes, a Triple-A baseball team affiliated with the Miami Marlins, has filed a relocation application seeking a move to Wichita. Rumors a...

Barber County undersheriff arrested

Sacha SanguinettiSeptember 5, 2018

BARBER COUNTY – Today, Kansas Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Barber County Undersheriff Virgil “Dusty” Brewer following an investigation into the Oct. 6, 2017, shooting death of 42-year-old Steven P. Myers of Sun City, Kan. On Sept. 5 at 11:25 a.m., Virgil “Dusty” Brewer, 60, was arrested without incident at the Barber County Courthouse, 120 E. Washington Ave., in Medicine Lo...

State of Disaster Emergency declared for 5 counties in KS

Sacha SanguinettiSeptember 4, 2018

Gov. Jeff Colyer MD has issued a state of disaster emergency declaration for five Kansas counties affected by flooding over the weekend. Named in the declaration are Jewell, Kingman, Marshall, Pratt, and Riley Counties. Damages in these counties included washed out roads, bridges, culverts and flooding to some businesses and residential properties. "Here in Kansas we make it a priority to ta...

Celebrity travel columnists write about a visit to Oakley

Sacha SanguinettiSeptember 4, 2018

Note: The following is a column written by Donald Pile and Ray Williams following a recent visit to Oakley, KS. All content in this post is credited to them, including photos. TRAVELING IN OUR FABULOUS WORLD -SMALL TOWNS CAN BE FUN AND INTERESTING - By Donald Pile and Ray Williams Ever go to a town with a population of about 2,000 to have a fun and interesting time when you absolutely ...

Senator Moran issues statement on passing of Senator John McCain

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 26, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today issued the following statement regarding the passing of Senator John McCain: “John McCain was a true American hero, whose sense of duty to our nation led to a lifetime of dedicated public service. First as a naval aviator serving in Vietnam, his honor led him to refuse early release ahead of his fellow American POWs. Then as a member of C...

Economic good news from national retailers is good news for local retailers as well

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 23, 2018

Steady economic growth continues throughout the country, especially with national retailers. According to a recent article from INSIDE RADIO, in-store traffic has increased substantially for chains like Target, Lowe's and Kohls. What does this all mean for local retailers in rural America, and specifically northwest Kansas? Consumer confidence in the national economy is higher than we've seen i...

Convoy to raise funds for Special Olympics athletes

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 20, 2018

COLBY, Kan. – Dozens of vehicles are expected to take part in the 12th annual Northwest Kansas Truck Convoy, September 8, 2018 to benefit Special Olympics athletes. “The money raised will make sports training and competition possible for Northwest Kansasindividuals with intellectual disabilities,” Heather Waters, Special Olympics Kansas spokesperson said. “We have a lot of athle...

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