| Mar 26, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Kansas has gotten a federal grant to test the effectiveness of providing food-laden backpacks to poor children during summer weekends.
Backpack feeding programs having been growing in popularity. They are used to help children get through weekends when...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 4:32 PM
A Kansas family of four were killed in a small plane crash northeast of Topeka on Friday afternoon.
Don Hughes with Kansas Highway Patrol said the Beechcraft Baron 58 crashed into a muddy cornfield west of Perry Lake about eight miles from the Phillip...
| May 15, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Clovis, Calif.: Robert H. May, "Bob," peacefully passed into the arms of our Lord at home in Clovis, on Monday, May 2, 2011, after a long fight with ALS. Bob was born Feb. 16, 1946, and raised in Aberdeen, S.D. He was a decorated retired United States...
| May 17, 2011
| 12:27 PM
1. An Infestation That Begins In The Mind
They complain of mysterious, creepy symptoms: bugs — or some form of infestation — crawling beneath their skin, sometimes burrowing to the surface, leaving odd specks and colored filaments in their...
| May 21, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Watch video from the Topeka Capital Journal here.
A tornado has been reported in south Topeka, but it's unclear if there has been any damage or injuries.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that police said a tornado was on the ground at about 6:30 p.m....
| May 22, 2011
| 6:28 AM
Press Release from Governor Sam Brownback's office:
Governor Declares State of Emergency after deadly storms leave trail of damage in northeast Kansas
Governor Sam Brownback declared a state of emergency after strong storms, including reports of several...
| May 23, 2011
| 6:20 PM
Two security cameras in the Reading grain elevator capture the damage caused by Sunday night’s tornado in Reading, Kansas.
This video was obtained from our news partners KTKA-TV in Topeka.
| Apr 29, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Aberdeen: Services for Fred F. Stern, 102, Aberdeen, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Haggar officiating and with military honors by Sidney L. Smith, American Legion Post 24.
Burial will be at a later...
| May 4, 2011
In true American style, people are trying to make a buck off of Osama Bin Laden's death.
And why wouldn't they? It's a time to celebrate and a time to remember that we finally killed the s.o.b.
All over the country, people are producing all kinds of...
| May 27, 2011
| 5:29 AM
Storms that swept through Kansas in April did an estimated $502.5 million in damage, setting a single-month record for the state.
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger says the estimated loss to insured property in April was substantially higher...
| May 27, 2011
| 6:39 PM
The federal government has granted Kansas a declaration for Small Business Administration loan assistance for Reading.
The town of about 250 was hit by an EF-3 tornado last weekend. One man in a mobile home died.
The SBA provides low interest...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:59 PM
Here is a list of street closures during nine days of the 2011 Wichita River Festival.
Friday, June 03, 2011
Sundown Parade Staging
5:30PM - 9:00PM
1. Main from 3rd to 10th.
2. Elm from Water to Market.
3. Pine from Wichita to Market.