• March 5, 2015

DerbyInformer.com: News

News

rss feed

Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy.

Recent News

Wednesday 03/04/2015
Hunt for savings marks Kansas lawmakers' second-half start
Updated: March 04, 2015 - 1:57 pm

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators were looking for budget savings Wednesday after returning to the Statehouse for the second half of their annual session, but also had lobbying laws and rules for social service programs on their agenda.

Comments (0)
US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force
Posted: March 04, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city and its law enforcement for racial bias and unconstitutional practices.

Comments (0)
Kansas governor not backing off cuts to schools, higher ed
Posted: March 04, 2015

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's budget director says he's not planning to back off cuts in funding for public schools and state universities even though tax collections were better than expected last month.

Comments (0)
DHS performers to present Once Upon a Mattress this week
Posted: March 04, 2015

Derby High School Performing Arts will present Once Upon A Mattress this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 

Comments (0)
Top 10 Things to Know for Today
Posted: March 04, 2015

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Comments (0)
County’s views lead to city lobbyist’s termination
Posted: March 04, 2015

Changes in Sedgwick County’s legislative agenda have led to the termination of Derby’s lobbyist.

Comments (0)
Parents turning to Derby Dash for rides to school
Posted: March 04, 2015

For parents who must deal with school start times which conflict with their own work schedules, and also live where bus service is not an option, the Derby Dash has become a great value.

Comments (0)
Olympic gold medalist preaches importance of high school success
Posted: March 04, 2015

Dain Blanton doesn’t keep his prized possession to himself. The Olympic gold medalist is more than happy to let anyone hold the solid gold representation of his success in hopes that it will spark a sense of success of its own.

Comments (0)
Tuesday 03/03/2015
Kansas House panel to have briefing on spike in earthquakes
Posted: March 03, 2015

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas legislative committee's chairman says it will review data about a spike in small earthquakes in recent years and ways to lessen their number amid concerns that they are tied to a process used in fracking.

Comments (0)
Report: Kansas wheat faring mostly well so far this winter
Posted: March 03, 2015

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas wheat crops and livestock are in generally positive shape so far this winter, a government report shows.

Comments (0)
US running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?
Posted: March 03, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months.

Comments (0)
Area news briefs
Updated: March 03, 2015 - 12:41 pm

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas legislators are on break until Wednesday.

Comments (0)
Deadline extended for Thoma Memorial Scholarship
Updated: March 03, 2015 - 12:42 pm

The Derby Community Foundation is extending its application deadline for the Ada Thoma Memorial Scholarship to March 16.

Comments (0)
Kansas court considers handling of school funding lawsuit
Posted: March 03, 2015

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is considering whether a lower-court panel should still review a lawsuit over state funding for public schools.

Comments (0)
10 Things to Know for Today
Posted: March 03, 2015

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Comments (0)

Follow us on Facebook