Kansas’ largest natural gas utility has resisted releasing records about what suppliers charged it during the historic cold snap in February that saw prices rise by more than 200 times. But according to a new filing, it has already disclosed much of that information.
LAWRENCE – Researchers at the University of Kansas are aiming to place on the commercial market in early 2022 an in-home, saliva-based testing unit for COVID-19.
TOPEKA – Two members of the Kansas congressional delegation who demanded swift removal of Afghans threatened by the Taliban called for thorough examination of those individuals before relocated to communities in Kansas.
WASHINGTON – A federal health advisory panel wrestled with whether to widely authorize a booster dose of Pfizer’s two-shot COVID-19 vaccine for most Americans on Sept. 17, ultimately recommending that a third dose be offered only to older or higher-risk individuals.
In 1953, a funeral mass was held for Pilsen native Fr. Emil Kapaun at Wichita’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception – though the casket was empty.Now, following the identification of his remains earlier this year, a true homecoming ceremony will be held for Fr. Kapaun – a current candidat…
TOPEKA — A prominent anti-vaccination group has planned a “freedom rally” for Monday in Lenexa with the sponsorship of a nursing agency, midwifery, dental office, chiropractors, pharmacies and businesses that promote the healing properties of elderberries, tea biotics, red light therapy, hem…
Sparsely populated communities face unique challenges, such as isolation and cultural stigmas about mental health, that call for tailored suicide prevention approaches.
WASHINGTON — More than 20 Republican state attorneys general are threatening to sue the Biden administration over its mandate that large employers require their employees to either be vaccinated against the coronavirus or undergo weekly testing.
TOPEKA (AP) – Kansas hospitals will receive $50 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds for extra pay for nurses to keep them on the job but will be required to report monthly on how many nurses they’ve lost and why under a plan a state task force approved Sept. 10.
A 4-H student presenting a project at the Kansas State Fair has inadvertently triggered a state and federal investigation into a nasty, unwelcome bug.
TOPEKA – Gov. Laura Kelly is urging a new COVID-19 school safety workgroup to focus on policies that will not only keep Kansas children and staff healthy but in the classroom, after hundreds of infections were reported in school districts across the state.Kelly established the Safer Classroo…
Do you know the watermelon man, who sells on south Broadway?
WICHITA – Armstrong Drees could have gone to kindergarten last year. He didn’t.
TOPEKA (AP) — A Kansas legislator accused of kicking a high school student in the testicles pleaded guilty Monday to three lesser misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and was placed on a year's probation under a deal with the local prosecutor.
- Derby considers ‘final phase’ of STAR bond development
- Tauer and Karel win homecoming honors
- Derby schools considering new incentives for substitutes
- Plans moving forward on Pleasantview redevelopment
- In times of trouble, police chaplain helps comfort and calm
- Joe Herndon Memorial Scholarship presented on Armed Forces Appreciation Night
- Derby rides 70 point first half to defeat Salina South 77-7
- OPINION: New beginnings at Cooper Elementary
- Derby BOE approves security system at Panther Stadium
- City zoning and subdivision amendments getting closer to final approval
Area News Briefs
- Volunteers needed for Vietnam War memorial
- Wichita venue to pay tribute to Kenny Ballinger
- Ten injured in three-vehicle accident in Greenwood County
- KDOT seeks info for electric vehicle charging stations
- KTA poster contest now taking submissions
- AG: Spike in natural gas prices appears to break Kansas law