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COLBY EAGLE WRESTLING: 4A State Updates

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 28, 2020

SALINA, Kan. — Six Colby Eagle wrestlers are competing at the 2020 Class 4A State Wrestling Championships. Rocking M Media's Jackson Schneider is on-site for updates throughout the day's action. *Last updated 1:00 PM CT Day 2* - Italicized information is most recent update   113 - Aiden Cook (SO): Rd. 1 - loss to Jake Stanton of Caney Valley (MD 12-2) Con. Rd. 1 - defeated Br...

PREVIEW: Area Wrestlers Compete at State This Weekend

Ross VolkmerFebruary 26, 2020

Thursday, 30 wrestlers from the nine furthest northwest counties in Kansas will begin their quest to bring home a state title. Seven different area schools will be represented over the three day event. Unlike the past couple of years where you would see all of the schools in the area going to one location—usually Hays—this year they will be split. Colby, who is now 4A will head to Salina and ...

WINTER WEATHER CLOSURES/CANCELLATIONS: Tues., Feb. 25

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 25, 2020

  COLBY, Kan. — Winter weather in the area has caused cancellations, closures, and postponements for Tuesday, February 25. The list of closings/cancellations/postponements is below, and will be updated throughout the day with more information. To update our office with cancellations, closures, or other information related to the severe winter weather in our area, email jackson.schn...

Colby Wrestling Places 3rd at Regionals, Sends 6 to 4A State

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 24, 2020

The Colby High School wrestling team posted another strong showing at this weekend's regional wrestling tournament, finishing in third place as a team. Marysville High School took first, with a team total of 175 points, with Scott Community High School in second at 152. The Colby Eagles saw six different wrestlers qualify for the State Wrestling Tournament this coming weekend at the Tony's P...

Today In Kansas Report – Feb. 21, 2020

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 21, 2020

State lawmakers are discussing a bill that would prevent municipalities from banning single-use plastic bags.  Authorities say Wichita, Salina and Lawrence are among the cities considering such a ban, which is typically based on environmental concerns.  Supporters say the bags are already recyclable and any ban would have a minor impact on trash.  Opponents argue the bill infringes on the right...

Today In Kansas Report – Feb. 18, 2020

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 18, 2020

State health officials are trying to get the truth out about a story circulating on social media that there are six coronavirus cases in Wichita.  The Centers for Disease Control say there are 15 confirmed cases in seven states but none in Kansas.  The same fake story is making the rounds in other states as well. An international relations group is raising funds to buy medical goggles for peo...

Today In Kansas Report – Feb. 17, 2020

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 17, 2020

No serious injuries are reported after a plane crashed in Valley Center.  Officials say a Cessna taking off from a grassy area went down about 3:00 yesterday afternoon behind the Valley Center Christian Church.  The pilot suffered minor injuries in the crash, but refused medical treatment, and three other people aboard the aircraft were not hurt.  The FAA is investigating the cause of the crash...

Today In Kansas Report – Feb. 13, 2020

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 13, 2020

Extreme wind chills are impacting parts of Kansas.  The National Weather Service issued a Wind Chill Advisory this morning for the north-central and northeastern part of the state.  Gusty winds could push the wind chill down to 20-degrees-below zero today.  Officials are warning that the cold temperatures could lead to frostbite and hypothermia if people don't take precautions. Slick roads k...

Today In Kansas Report – Feb. 10, 2020

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 10, 2020

A teenage girl who was reported missing from Dodge City has been found safe. According to the Ford County Sheriff’s Office, at around11:30 a.m. Sunday, 18-year-old Dolores Perez walked into a law enforcement agency after learning she had been reported as a missing person. Perez’s family had reported her missing last week. She has last been seen with a man in the company of a man who who was wa...

Today In Kansas Report – Jan. 31, 2020

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 31, 2020

State and local officials are investigating the "suspicious" death of a man last week in Ellsworth County.  Authorities say they got the call around 10:30 p.m., January 23rd, in Holyrood following a report that an unconscious man had been found outside in the cold.  The victim, ID'd as 56-year-old John O. Glenn the Third, was rushed to an area hospital where he died sometime after midnight on th...

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