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Wichita zoo at risk of losing elephants
September 3, 2014
A Kansas zoo will lose its accreditation to have elephants if its officials can’t find a way to upgrade the animals’ enclosure.
Pittsburg police seeking vandals of public art
September 3, 2014
The Pittsburg Police Department says it is looking for vandals who damaged several fiberglass footballs that were part of a public art project called SEK Art Fest.
Kansas group plans crowd funding for rural works
September 3, 2014
The Kansas Sampler Foundation plans to support projects aimed at helping rural communities with a new website similar to the popular crowd-funding site Kickstarter.
Report: 7 percent of corn harvested in Kansas
September 3, 2014
Some Kansas farmers are busy preparing for fall seeding of their winter wheat crop, while others are harvesting this season’s corn crop.
Kansas gets $350K to push healthier school meals
September 2, 2014
Kansas is receiving nearly $350,000 in federal grants to help schools serve healthier meals and snacks.
Topeka City Council to consider public nudity ban
September 2, 2014
The Topeka City Council is set to consider a ban on nudity in public places after a nude man strolled down city streets last week.
Kansas State Fair will showcase new museum
September 2, 2014
When the Kansas State Fair opens Friday, it will include a new museum honoring a longtime painter and fair fixture who died last year.
Patrol says armed suspect dies in confrontation
September 1, 2014
The Kansas Highway Patrol says an armed suspect was shot and fatally wounded during a confrontation with law enforcement officers.
Online ride-sharing service comes to Wichita
September 1, 2014
A smartphone-based ride-sharing service has arrived in Wichita. The Wichita Eagle reports that Wichita is one of 22 U.S. cities where San Francisco-based Uber took to the streets Thursday.
Event examines trail’s effect on Hispanics
September 1, 2014
An upcoming event will focus on the Santa Fe Trails’ effect on Hispanics and its influence on other cultures.
Kansas City Connection: Music, Shakespeare, festivals and food
August 31, 2014
With so many great events scheduled for the start of September, here is a list of 15 reasons to visit Kansas City this weekend. You want Shakespeare? We got it. Chalk art? Check. A Spinach Festival? I’m afraid so. Without any further fanfare, here are 15 standout events, in no particular order.
Research could make solar energy more attractive
August 31, 2014
University researchers and utilities are conducting solar panel research that could make the energy source more attractive to Kansas users.
New plan emerges for southeast Kansas casino
August 31, 2014
Efforts to develop a state-owned casino in southeast Kansas are getting off the ground with a plan that includes a partnership with a nearby casino in Oklahoma.
Kobach reappoints Johnson County’s election chief
August 28, 2014
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has appointed the top elections official in the state’s most populous county to another four-year term.
Report: Student loan education efforts lacking
August 28, 2014
A new report finds that most universities aren’t offering students enough help in understanding the financial burden posed by student loans.
Famous barbecue restaurant dropping Oklahoma name
August 28, 2014
The well-known Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que restaurant is changing its name to reflect that it has no ties to Oklahoma.
Women for Kansas rally to open convention
August 27, 2014
A grassroots group called Women for Kansas is planning a public rally to open its “Taking Back Kansas” convention.
Kansas town to begin rebuilding its downtown
August 27, 2014
A south-central Kansas community that lost a downtown block to a fire five years ago is preparing to start rebuilding.
Judge won’t challenge state panel’s findings
August 27, 2014
A Kansas judge is not challenging a state panel’s recommendation that he be disciplined for violating judicial conduct rules.
Kansas farmers preparing for fall wheat seeding
August 26, 2014
The latest government agricultural snapshot notes that Kansas farmers have been busy preparing wheat fields for fall seeding.