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Governor Sam Brownback announcing his request for public input on education funding. Behind him is Kansas State Board of Education Chairman Jim McNiece. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Lawmakers plan to write a new funding formula next year and Governor Brownback wants Kansans to weigh in.

The giant peach in question, shown next to a tennis ball for comparison, is known as a Lady Nancy and weighs about two pounds!

An eastern Kansas fruit grower could soon learn whether his two-pound peach has broken a world record.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press

Here's a look at area news headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by the KPR News Team.

Harvest Public Media is a reporting project specializing in agricultural and rural issues.

A record harvest of corn and soybeans is pushing down prices and reducing income for farmers.

Shifting burning from spring to late summer can control invasive bush clover.

File photo of Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaking to reporters. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

This comes after the initial request for a grand jury was thrown out in court.

It's part of weekend celebration in Abilene marking the trail's 150th anniversary. 

Here's a look at what's happening in our area.

Not sure what's happening in Kansas? Just review these news headlines for our area and bring yourself up to speed.

The agency will be hiring outside help to assist in reviewing the purchase plans.

Trimming Hale Library's hours of operation is expected to save $110,000 annually.

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