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Zebra Mussels found in Cedar Bluff Reservoir

andy lambertAugust 26, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has confirmed the presence of invasive zebra mussels in Cedar Bluff Reservoir in Trego County. The lake is owned and operated by the federal Bureau of Reclamation (BOR). In July, the BOR conducted its annual plankton sampling survey which revealed zebra mussel veligers (larvae). The results were reported to KDWPT aquati...

Prize it Right Grand Prize Winner!

andy lambertAugust 26, 2016

28 finalists gathered in the parking lot of Rocking M Media in Colby to give their best guess on the actual retail price of the 6 x 12 utility trailer and all of it's contents. The contestant who came closest, without going over (just like the popular game show), won the entire prize package. Congratulations to Jeannie Rehmer, the Grand Prize Winner! Her guess of $12,897 fell just $213 shy of the...

KSU and other Kansas universities preparing for concealed weapons on campus…and other headline...

andy lambertAugust 26, 2016

Kansas State would allow concealed firearms in all buildings on campus under guidelines it is developing for complying with a state law. A university work group is planning a forum for September 15th before submitting the guidelines to the Kansas Board of Regents for approval. Starting in July of next year, the state's public universities have to allow concealed weapons on campus in buildings that...

Colby Community College ranks high amongst community colleges in nationwide study

andy lambertAugust 25, 2016

by Doug Johnson - Public Information Director at CCC Colby Community College ranked No. 36 out of 821 colleges on WalletHub’s 2016’s Best and Worst Community Colleges. WalletHub, a financial website, based the rankings across 12 key metrics, ranging from the cost of in-state tuition and fees to student-faculty ratio to graduation rate. The study also found CCC is tied for third best in the ...

Big 1st to have an independent challenger in General Election…and other headlines: August 24, 2016

andy lambertAugust 24, 2016

A fifth-generation farmer who nearly upset incumbent 1st District Congressman Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary two years ago is running as an independent against the Republican who knocked off Huelskamp in this month's primary. Alan LaPolice from Clyde announced yesterday that he has officially been placed on the November ballot for the 1st District race. A federal appeals court in Denver ...

KDOT Worker Killed in Mowing Accident

andy lambertAugust 19, 2016

A Kansas Department of Transportation worker was killed in a mowing accident Thursday in western Kansas. Darren Way, 39, died when the riding mower he was operating overturned, pinning him beneath it. The accident happened Thursday morning as he was mowing along Interstate 70 in Sherman County. “We are saddened at the loss of our co-worker and offer our condolences to Darren’s family, friend...

Details on KDOT employee killed in Sherman Co. accident…and other headlines: August 19, 2016

andy lambertAugust 19, 2016

The KDOT worker who died in Sherman County yesterday was mowing on I-70 when the mower rolled over on him. That pinned him to the ground, where he died. That man had worked for the department since 2014. A federal prosecutor in Kansas says a prison drug-smuggling scheme in which seven people are charged actually may involve more than 90 inmates and dozens of outsiders who assisted them. The attor...

Drunk driving crackdown in KS…and other headlines: August 18, 2016

andy lambertAugust 18, 2016

The Kansas Corporation Commission grants several requests to intervene in the proposed $12.2 billion merger between Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy. Requests from Occidental Chemicals, Midwest Energy and two local chapters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers were granted earlier this week. Great Plains and Westar hope to finalize the merger next year. A federal judge has ...

Kansas lawmaker thanks supporters after son’s death…and other headlines: August 17, 2016

andy lambertAugust 17, 2016

A Kansas lawmaker whose 10-year-old son was killed on the world's tallest waterslide is thanking supporters and hoping something like that never happens again. Scott Schwab says in a statement supplied by his lawyer that "words will never convey the appreciation" his family has for the outpouring since his son died earlier this month while riding the 168-foot tall "Verruckt" ride at the Schlitterb...

Republican River Compact Administration to Meet August 24

andy lambertAugust 12, 2016

The Republican River Compact Administration (RRCA) will hold its 56th annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. MST (2:30 p.m. CST) onWednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The meeting will take place at the Burlington Community Center Conference Hall at 340 S. 14th St. in Burlington, Colo. The RRCA 2016 meeting is hosted by the Colorado Division of Natural Resources. The meeting will focus on water-related issues and ...

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