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Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, August 22nd

Heavy rains in the Topeka area overnight prompted flood warnings and watches this (TUE) morning for several counties in northeast Kansas. Authorities in the Kansas City area rescued more than a dozen stranded drivers after heavy rains soaked parts of the city.

People from all over the world came to see totality in Sabetha, Kansas at 1:04 p.m. Monday. (Photo: Sam Zeff, Kansas News Service)    Shifting cloud cover obscured the first solar eclipse to traverse the country in nearly a century as it crossed northeast Kansas Monday.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, August 22nd

Shifting cloud cover obscured the solar eclipse in some parts of northeast Kansas Monday.  

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, August 21st

A former employee argues her firing amounts to religious discrimination.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, August 21st

Kansas Democratic House Leader Jim Ward of Wichita ended months of speculation with his announcement over the weekend that he will enter the 2018 race for governor. 

Kansas House Democratic Leader Jim Ward announces he is joining the race for governor during an event in Wichita. (Photo: Nadya Faulx, KMUW)
Kansas News Service Monday, August 21st

Ward joins a growing field of both Democratic and Republican candidates.

Moran spoke to a gathering of constituents in Topeka before leaving for a briefing in Washington.
Kansas News Service Monday, August 21st

Moran said he supports efforts to get China’s help in brokering an agreement to halt North Korea’s development of nuclear missiles capable reaching the U.S. mainland. 

Associated Press Saturday, August 19th

Here's a summary of Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Flickr photo by Ilan Sharif
Harvest Public Media Friday, August 18th

The report says up to 40 percent of food may be thrown out.

Kansas Senator Pat Roberts. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Harvest Public Media Friday, August 18th

At issue were threats to the nation's food supply.

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran speaks at a town hall meeting Friday in Topeka. News broke during the meeting that White House strategist Steve Bannon was leaving his job. (Photo by Jim McLean)
Jim McLean Friday, August 18th

Kansas Senator Jerry Moran spoke about Bannon leaving during an event in Topeka.

J. Schafer Friday, August 18th

Officials in Atchison and other small communities in northeast Kansas are bracing themselves for tens of thousands of visitors for Monday's total solar eclipse. Atchison, a town of 11,000, could get as many as 35,000 extra visitors for Monday's big event.

The Lawrence Humane Society shelter in east Lawrence. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Courtney Bierman Friday, August 18th

The Lawrence Humane Society is raising money for a new shelter, one that can better accommodate a growing number of homeless animals.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, August 18th

Governor Sam Brownback has announced pay raises for correctional officers at state prisons in the wake of inmate disturbances that have drawn public attention to staff shortages. 

Some Midwest corn growers are worried about changes to the trade pact sought by the Trump administration.
Harvest Public Media Friday, August 18th

Mexico is a major consumer of American corn, but the cattle industry also wants labels to tell consumers where their beef and pork were produced.  

the El Dorado Correctional Facility (photo credit: Kansas Department of Corrections)
Jim McLean Thursday, August 17th

The immediate raises are aimed at reducing staff shortages.

Former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.( United States Mission Geneva / Wikimedia Commons--CC)
Jim McLean Thursday, August 17th

Attempts to repeal the ACA came up short this year.

Governor Brownback speaking at an event this week. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, August 17th

It's not clear when the U.S. Senate will consider the nomination.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, August 17th

Kansas officials have cleared a hurdle in their efforts to regain federal certification for Osawatomie State Hospital, the state’s largest mental health hospital.

Tim Reinbott, director of field operations at the University of Missouri’s South Farm Research Center, will be studying how drought stressed corn and soybean plants react to the total solar eclipse on Monday. (Photo: Kristofer Husted, Harvest Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Thursday, August 17th

Researchers will use cameras and other instruments to document the eclipse’s effect on crops and livestock.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, August 16th

Democrats and Republicans sent out heated statements on the issues.


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