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Ness County sheriff role falls on County Clerk after multiple resignations

Jackson SchneiderNovember 6, 2018

The undersheriff, three deputies and a dispatcher all submitted their resignations in Ness County Tuesday. This follows the resignation of Bryan Whipple, the embattled county sheriff who faced federal firearms charges. Kansas law states that the duties of sheriff now fall on County Clerk Renee Kerr. KSA 19-804a reads: “When there shall be no sheriff or undersheriff in any county, it shall be ...

CCC Vet Tech program officially changes name

Jackson SchneiderNovember 6, 2018

Colby Community College announced a name change to one of its most popular programs. Officially, the veterinary technology program will be called veterinary nursing. The change was approved by CCC Board of Trustees in September and the Kansas Board of Regents last week. “Changing the title to veterinary nurse better explains that these individuals work in collaboration with veterinarians to t...

Active shooter incident in Phillips County…and more headlines from the Today in Kansas Report:...

Jackson SchneiderNovember 6, 2018

A domestic disturbance in Logan turned into an active shooter incident early Monday morning. Phillips County Sheriff's Office dispatchers received a call at approximately 3:50 a.m. of an active shooter incident at a home in Logan. Upon arrival, deputies determined the incident began as a domestic dispute and that the victim was able to exit the residence without injury. Shots were fired inside and...

Election Night Coverage information from Today in Kansas and Rocking M Media

Jackson SchneiderNovember 6, 2018

Tune in to northwest Kansas Rocking M Media stations tonight for Election Coverage, beginning at 6PM (MT)/7PM (CT). Regular updates will be near the bottom of the hour, with updated results given throughout the evening as necessary. Here are some of the contested local, state and national races/issues that we will covering during tonight's Election Coverage from Today in Kansas: Governor - K...

2018 Mid-Term Election: by the numbers (voter statistics)

Jackson SchneiderNovember 6, 2018

With Election Day upon us, here is a look at some of the vital voter statistics in the state of Kansas and in select counties from northwest Kansas. This data includes voter turnout numbers from the 2018 primary election, 2016 general election and 2014 general election.   General election voter statistics for the State of Kansas (source: Kansas Secretary of State website): Total numb...

Tree stands stolen in Trego County…and more headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: Novembe...

Jackson SchneiderNovember 1, 2018

Game wardens received information from the Trego county sheriff's department of two tree stands that were stolen from property in Trego county as well as a photo of an unidentified individual trespassing on the property. The Ness and Trego county Game Wardens were able to identify the individual in the photo and get a confession from him admitting to stealing the tree stands. The stolen stands wer...

Salina man killed in fatal accident near Kansas/Colorado state line…and other headlines from t...

Jackson SchneiderOctober 30, 2018

A Salina man was killed in a single vehicle crash along Interstate 70 near the Kansas / Colorado border in Sherman County early Monday morning. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol,  the 59-year-old Brian Bender lost control of a pickup he was driving and rolled multiple times. The truck came to rest  on its top. The crash happened at 4:00 Monday morning on Interstate 70 in Sherman County Kans...

Kansas National Guard identifying soldiers and airmen to support Southwest Border Mission

Jackson SchneiderOctober 29, 2018

The Kansas National Guard is currently working with National Guard Bureau to identify soldiers and airmen to support the on-going mission requirements to the Southwest Border states. Kansas Guardsmen will be screened to ensure that deployment to the border does not conflict with current or upcoming overseas deployments and to ensure they meet the requested skillsets.  Additional screenings wil...

Senator Moran Interview: Monday, October 29, 2018

Jackson SchneiderOctober 29, 2018

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran toured the campus of Colby Community College Monday. Rocking M Media's Sacha Sanguinetti had a chance to sit down with the Senator to discuss his visit to campus, trade issues, the Farm Bill and the upcoming mid-term elections. ...

Governor orders flags to half staff…and more headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: Octobe...

Jackson SchneiderOctober 29, 2018

Kansas officials are reacting to Saturday's deadly mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.  Governor Jeff Colyer has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset on October 31st.  Colyer calls the shooting in Pennsylvania a terrible act of violence.  Eleven people died when a gunman opened fire at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. A man is dead following a shooting in Hay...

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