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Associated Press Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Kansas State University advertises its Adulting 101 workshops. (Photo: Stephen Bisaha, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Kansas State University and other colleges have started offering “adulting” workshops. The non-credit classes aim to teach students practical skills that don’t come up in ordinary classrooms.

Associated Press Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Patients enter the Patterson Health Center, a new facility in Harper County in south-central Kansas. (Photo: Chris Neal, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, November 11th, 2019

Rural hospitals in Kansas are losing money as people move away from rural parts of the state. Now, some small communities are experimenting with new, smaller health care facilities that don't cost as much to operate. 

Associated Press Monday, November 11th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.  

Shelley Owens of Topeka, right, attended a protest of the Kansas foster care system Saturday, saying her three grandchildren were arbitrarily taken from her. She said the agency has traumatized the children and her family. (photo credit: Evert Nelson / Topeka Capital-Journal via Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Sunday, November 10th, 2019

About two dozen people rallied Saturday at the statehouse in Topeka, calling on lawmakers to bring more accountability to the Kansas Department for Children and Families.

The bar in Lawrence where police say the shooting took place. (Photo by Erica Hunzinger)
Stephen Koranda Sunday, November 10th, 2019

The shooting Sunday morning was outside a bar in Lawrence.

Associated Press Sunday, November 10th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Associated Press Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Associated Press Friday, November 8th, 2019

An investigation found no violation of the Kansas Open Meetings Act.

Associated Press Friday, November 8th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Kaye McIntyre Friday, November 8th, 2019

Just in time for Veterans Day weekend, the National World War I Museum is opening an exhibit on the Vietnam War...which has more in common with World War I than you might think. 

Associated Press Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.  

Associated Press Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle filed a complaint with Attorney General Derek Schmidt, asking him to declare that the commission screening state Supreme Court applicants violated the Kansas Open Meetings Act. 

The exhaust pipe on one of Wichita's diesel buses. The city plans to replace the gas powered vehicles with all electric buses. (Photo: Brian Grimmett / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

By the end of the year, Wichita Transit will begin operating the first new, battery-powered all-electric bus in the state. It’s one of 11 the agency has purchased. City transit fleets throughout the state are planning to move away from internal combustion engines.  

Associated Press Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Voters fill out ballots Tuesday at a polling place in Topeka. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Voters approved streamlining the state's population count before redistricting.

Associated Press Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Mandy Fincham and her husband, run the Kettle in Beloit, Kansas. Some people think its “quality-of-life” initiatives like their cafe and wine bar make a difference between small towns shrinking smartly or withering badly. (Photo: Chris Neal, Kansas News Service.)
Kansas News Service Monday, November 4th, 2019

Rural communities throughout Kansas continue to lose population as powerful economic forces nudge people to larger cities and suburbs. But some social scientists say there are ways to shrink smarter by focusing on improving the quality of life rather than chasing businesses that might never come.

Associated Press Monday, November 4th, 2019

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

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