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Deer activity heavy near highways…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: October...

Jackson SchneiderOctober 8, 2019

With peak season just beginning, there have already been crashes reported involving deer and vehicles. Deer activity on and near Kansas' roadways poses a seasonal traffic hazard. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, because deer-breeding season runs from October and into December, law enforcement officers routinely investigate a large number of vehicle-deer crashes this time of year. Stay alert...

Offender death at Norton Correctional Facility

Jackson SchneiderOctober 8, 2019

A Norton Correctional Facility offender, Saysavat N. Bounyadeth, died on Saturday, October 5. Bounyadeth, 43, was transported by ambulance to the Norton County Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:55 p.m. The official cause of death is pending an autopsy; however, preliminary reports indicate Bounyadeth succumbed to a heart-related issue. Per protocol, when an offender dies in the custod...

Area Football Scores: October 4th

Ross VolkmerOctober 4, 2019

11-Man (5-0) Colby defeated (2-3) Concordia 21-20 (1-4) Goodland lost at (3-2) Beloit 46-12 (2-3) Oakley lost to (5-0) #1 Smith Center 42-0 8-Man (1-4) Quinter won over (0-5) Wallace County 48-0 (5-0) #2 St. Francis held off (2-3) Hoxie 30-28 (3-2) Triplains / Brewster topped (0-5) Dighton 66-26 (4-1) Decatur Community shut out (2-3) Rawlins County 50-0 6-Man (3-2) Weskan won 49-26 o...

Kansas has ties with vintage WWII aircraft that crashed Wednesday…and other headlines from the...

Jackson SchneiderOctober 3, 2019

A vintage World War II aircraft which crashed on Wednesday in Connecticut is no stranger to Kansas. The B-17 Flying Fortress named “Nine-O-Nine”, has appeared in numerous events and air shows over the past 30 years, including several times in Topeka and Salina as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour. Seven people were killed when "Nine-O-Nine" crashed at the Bradley International Airport in Conne...

Work on K-27 in Cheyenne County (KS) expected to last through November

Jackson SchneiderOctober 3, 2019

The Kansas Department of Transportation expects to begin work on a mill and overlay project on a portion of K-27 in Cheyenne County the week of Oct. 7. The project covers a 13-mile area starting at the Sherman County line and extending north to the east U.S. 36 junction. Traffic will be reduced to one lane through the construction zone and directed by flaggers and a pilot car during daylight ho...

Kansas couple arrested after fleeing police…twice…and other other headlines from the Tod...

Jackson SchneiderSeptember 30, 2019

A couple of Kansans were arrested in Colorado after twice fleeing police. According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, two Ulysses, Kansas, residents were arrested in Baca County, Colo. after twice fleeing from police when authorities attempted to arrest them for outstanding warrants. The duo initially escaped from police during a pursuit on Highway 83 in the Liberal area. They were later loca...

Area Football Scores: September 27th

Ross VolkmerSeptember 27, 2019

11-Man -(1-3) Goodland defeated (2-2) Oakley 21-20. -(4-0) Colby topped (2-2) Beloit 21-20 8-Man -(2-2) Hoxie lost to (4-0) Wichita County 56-26 -(2-2) Rawlins County lost to (3-1) Trego 52-12 -(4-0) #2 St. Francis defeated (2-2) Decatur Community 48-2.   -(2-2) T/B topped (0-4) Quinter 34-28 -(3-1) Wheatland-Grinnell shut out (0-4) Wallace County 44-0 6-Man -(4-0) Cheylin won 71-61...

Kansas lawmakers respond to impeachment inquiry…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas R...

Jackson SchneiderSeptember 25, 2019

Kansas' elected officials are reacting to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement of a formal House impeachment inquiry into President Trump.  Republican First District Congressman Roger Marshall says Democrats will stop at nothing to impeach the President.   Republican Fourth District Congressman Ron Estes said he believes starting an impeachment inquiry is irresponsible, and he is looking f...

National Voter Registration Day…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: September...

Jackson SchneiderSeptember 24, 2019

Volunteers across the U.S. , and Kansas, will be working to get people registered to vote today.  It's National Voter Registration Day.  Organizers say every year millions of Americans can't vote because they missed a deadline, didn't update their registration, or just weren't sure how to register. A second vaping-related death is being reported in Kansas.  State officials confirmed the deat...

Western Plains Arts Association receives Mid-America Arts Alliance Grant

Jackson SchneiderSeptember 23, 2019

Western Plains Arts Association announces that it is among a select group of regional artists and organizations to receive a Mid-America Arts Alliance Regional Touring grant. This award will support Jana Jae and her band at the Cultural Arts Center in Colby on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. CDT. Jana Jae will also be involved in an outreach works-shop which will be held in the CCC Choir Room at 1 p....

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