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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Laura Kelly Announces New Report to Prevent Outmigration, Strengthen Kansas' Workforce, Economy

Governor Laura Kelly has announced the results of a new report detailing the challenges facing young Kansans in rural communities along with possible solutions to prevent outmigration and strengthen K...

Aug 02, 2021
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Local KDHE Shares Steps to Protect Health Amid Potential Air Quality Impacts from Wildfires

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to alert Kansans to potential air quality impacts from western wildfire smoke.

Aug 02, 2021
Dane G. Hansen Foundation
Local Estate Planning, Charitable Giving Sessions Offered

Estate planning is easily put off. Who wants to think about his or her own demise? But completing a thoughtful estate plan is an important task and a great gift to those left behind.

Aug 02, 2021
2021 Bunker Hill Founders Day
Local Bunker Hill Founders Day 150th Celebration Photos

The Bunker Hill Founders Day 150th Celebration was held Saturday, July 31 in Bunker Hill.

Aug 02, 2021
2021 Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival Marriage Proposal
Local Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival Photos

The Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival was held Friday and Saturday, July 30 and 31 in Wilson.

Aug 02, 2021
SuSann Decker Retrospective
Local SuSann Decker Retrospective Memorial Art Show Opens August 6

The next art show opens with a reception at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell on Friday, August 6 from 5 to 7 PM.

Jul 30, 2021
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Local Public Health Advisories for Kansas Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) have issued several public health advisories for Kansas lakes due to blue-green algae.

Jul 30, 2021
Russell City Council 5-4-21
Local Russell City Council Will Meet August 3

The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, August 3 at 4:30 PM at City Hall.

Jul 30, 2021
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt
Local May Storms Cause More Than $76.4 Million in Damage

The Kansas Insurance Department has announced that destructive weather in the month of May caused more than $76.4 million in damage.

Jul 29, 2021
Tracey Mann
Local Representative Tracey Mann's Statement on Extension of Lesser Prairie Chicken Public Comment Period

Representative Tracey Mann released the following statement regarding the lesser prairie chicken 30-day public comment period extension.

Jul 29, 2021
Russell County Commissioner Duke Strobel and Anita Soukup.
Local Anita Soukup Retires After 37 Years of Service to Russell County

Russell County Appraiser David Gillmore hosted a retirement reception for Personal Property Clerk Anita Soukup on Thursday, July 29 at the Russell County Courthouse.

Jul 29, 2021
Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
Local Rental, Utility Assistance Available When Eviction Moratorium Expires Saturday

Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the state's housing finance agency, has provided $21,670,326.79 in emergency rental and utility assistance to 4,054 Kansas households experiencing financia...

Jul 29, 2021