Colby, KS

Now: 41 °

Currently: Drizzle

Hi: 46 ° | Lo: 34 °

NW Kansas Radio > Top News

Governor signs Executive Order easing motor carrier regulations to assist with flood relief

Sacha SanguinettiMarch 21, 2019

To expedite emergency relief and restoration efforts associated with recent flooding in Kansas and neighboring states, Governor Laura Kelly has issued an executive order temporarily exempting commercial motor carriers and operators from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations while traveling in Kansas and directly participating in disaster operations. “Yesterday...

Game wardens mourn the loss of a K-9 colleague…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Re...

Sacha SanguinettiMarch 20, 2019

Kansas game wardens are mourning the loss of a former colleague who was credited for helping in multiple arrests and saving a child. According to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, former agency K-9 Meg passed away this week just 14 months following her retirement.  Meg is credited with making a multitude of poaching cases, apprehension of many fugitives, and providing critical...

Crash casualties in Kansas…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: March 19, 2019

Sacha SanguinettiMarch 19, 2019

A man from Jetmore was killed in a two vehicle crash on Monday in SW Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 27-year-old Aaron Shelton was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Impala headed west on K-156 Highway. He went left of center and struck an oncoming truck. Shelton's car spun into a  ditch and flipped onto its top. He was killed in the crash. The driver of the truck was not hurt. The crash ha...

Kansas senators split on national emergency vote…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas ...

Sacha SanguinettiMarch 15, 2019

The two senators from Kansas split in their votes on a resolution of disapproval of President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency along the border. The resolution passed 59-41. A dozen Republicans joined Democrats in passing the Senate resolution, which previously passed in the House.  Kansas Senator Jerry Moran was among the small group of Republicans who voted in favor of the r...

“Traveling Kansas” from Smoky Hills Public Television features Bird City during March 21 episode

Sacha SanguinettiMarch 12, 2019

BUNKER HILL, KS – Smoky Hills Public Television’s Traveling Kansas will highlight Bird City on Thursday, March 21st at 7:00 p.m. On this episode of Traveling Kansas, we celebrate rural heritage with a visit to Bird City.  From their July 4th Celebration to the 65th Annual Tri-State Antique Engine & Threshers Show, we also take a look at the Bird City Dairy and learn why Bird City is a ...

Strong low pressure system to impact Tri-State Region Wednesday and Thursday

Sacha SanguinettiMarch 12, 2019

A powerful weather system is forecasted to move into Kansas mid-week with thunderstorms, heavy rain, high winds, flooding potential and blizzard-like conditions all possible. According to ag meteorologist Chris Sramek of Decision Weather in Atwood, the region has not seen lows dropping to this level in over four decades. It's expected to be akin to a category 2 hurricane. Rain-Flooding Poten...

Headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: March 7, 2019

Sacha SanguinettiMarch 7, 2019

More than one-thousand people have signed a petition against a decision by a Kansas catholic school to exclude a student based on their parents' sexual orientation.  St. Ann Catholic Church pastor Father Craig Maxim wrote that he consulted with the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas, after a same sex couple recently tried to enroll their child at Prairie Village Catholic school. Maxim says the de...

“Carnival Mafia” member pleads guilty to first-degree murder…and other headlines f...

Sacha SanguinettiMarch 5, 2019

A suspect is admitting his role in the deaths of a Kansas couple.  Michael Fowler pleaded guilty last week in Barton County District Court to two counts of first-degree murder.  Fowler was one of four people charged in the July 2018 deaths of Alfred and Pauline Carpenter, who were working as carnival vendors at the Barton County Fair.  The couple disappeared from the Barton County Fairgrounds, ...

Another weekend and another potential winter storm…and other headlines from the Today in Kansa...

Sacha SanguinettiFebruary 28, 2019

Forecasters are keeping watch on a developing weekend storm system that could dump heavy snow on Kansas. According to the National Weather Service, snow will rapidly develop across Kansas Saturday evening. Continuing until around midday Sunday, the snow may be heavy, with accumulations of up to a half foot. If you are planning to travel, they advise to closely monitor forecasts for Saturday night ...

Stepped-up law enforcement near Kansas High Schools…and other headlines from the Today in Kans...

Sacha SanguinettiFebruary 25, 2019

Law enforcement across Kansas are increasing their presence near high schools.  Authorities say the stepped-up enforcement starts today and will run through March 8th.  The effort is designed to raise awareness about roadway safety, and drivers will be ticketed for speeding, not wearing a seat belt and texting while driving.  Car crashes are the leading cause of death in the U.S. for teens betw...

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Governor signs Executive ...
March 21, 2019Comments
Game wardens mourn the lo...
March 20, 2019Comments
Crash casualties in Kansa...
March 19, 2019Comments
Kansas senators split on ...
March 15, 2019Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2019 - EEO  - KRDQ  - KXXX  - KLOE  - KKCI  - KWGB