Country Stampede lineup released for 2022

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Kid Rock is a headliner for Topeka’s Country Stampede, an annual 3-day outdoor music and camping festival. Next year’s musical performances include: Kid Rock Walker Hayes Chris Lane Jake Owen Lo Cash Parmalee Colt Ford Big & Rich ft. Cowboy Troy Runaway June Drake White Ian Munsick Craig Morgan Lily Rose The […]

Sumatran tiger leaving Topeka Zoo

TOPEKA (KANSAS) – The Topeka Zoo is saying farewell to Jingga, a female Sumatran Tiger next week. Jingga is leaving per Species Survival Plan recommendations to pair with a male tiger at another zoo. She was born at the Sacramento Zoo on March 18, 2010, and arrived at the Topeka Zoo in June of 2012. […]

K-State announces Richard Linton as new president

MANHATTAN, KS (KSNT) – Richard Linton has been named as the 15th president of K-State, the Kansas Board of Regents announced Thursday. “I’m honored to take on the role of president of Kansas State University,” said Dr. Linton. “The university is on an exciting trajectory, and its community has a contagious passion, culture, and connectivity. I’m […]

Lyon County UTV rollover sends 2 to hospital

EMPORIA (KSNT) – Two people were taken to the hospital after a rollover accident Wednesday afternoon in Lyon County. According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, the driver and passenger, Heather Finnerty, 41, of Hartford, and Brooke Finnerty, 19, of Manhattan, were not wearing their seatbelts when the four-wheel all-terrain vehicle they were in flipped […]

Texas man dead after car crashed into semi-truck on Kansas highway

HARPER, KS (KSNT) – One person is dead following a car crash north of Harper, Kansas, after crashing into a semi-truck on the K14 highway. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, at 12:39 p.m. a Nissan Altima was traveling southbound on K14 about 2.1 miles north of Harper, when the right tire dropped […]

Professors worry about losing federal grants because of mandates

TOPEKA (KSNT) — Some university workers are concerned that the new state law will put them out of compliance with the guidelines put in at the federal level, causing them to lose necessary money for federal grants. Berl Oakley is a professor of molecular and cellular biology at KU. He says that three of the […]

K-State, KU update vaccine policies after A.G. pushback

TOPEKA, (KSNT) — Two major universities in Kansas are updating their vaccine policies after pressure from the Attorney General. Kansas State University (K-State) made changes to their vaccine policy Wednesday, shortly after Kansas Capitol Bureau inquired about the issue. The University of Kansas (KU) also updated their policy recently, making changes to their exemption form […]