Kan. board conceals clemency recommendation for woman who killed alleged abuser
TOPEKA — The state Department of Corrections’ prisoner review board forwarded a recommendation to Gov. Laura Kelly on the executive clemency application of a Kansas woman convicted in the slaying of a man who allegedly sexually assaulted her for months, state officials said. The Department of Corrections declined...
I sold my pricier home in Arizona and bought a $70,000 house in Kansas for peace of mind in my twilight years
It wasn't only Arizona's cost of living that drove Marcia Flanagan from the state, but also her fear that one day there wouldn't be enough water.
Storm Track 3 Forecast: Scattered storms tonight, spotty rain on Memorial Day
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are ongoing across the state this evening. Isolated storms could be strong to severe, with damaging winds and large hail being the main concerns. A tornado or two cannot be ruled out this evening. Heavy rain will move through the region overnight. A few severe storms...
Byzantine checkout process at retail, restaurants, drives this Kansas opinion editor to distraction
I went to a big box on Saturday to buy three items: a USB flash drive, a bottle of Sprite and a bag of Twin Snakes gummies. Finding the items took mere seconds. Completing the purchase, on the other hand, took what felt like ages. Civilizations rose and fell in the time it took to […] The post Byzantine checkout process at retail, restaurants, drives this Kansas opinion editor to distraction appeared first on Kansas Reflector.
Storm Track 3 Forecast: Hit and miss storm chances for Memorial Day
A few showers and storms have hung around the area overnight, but severe weather has not been an issue this morning. Isolated pockets of heavy rainfall have been around, particularly from Barber County to Harper County along the Oklahoma state line. Showers will remain possible this morning but most of...
U.S. Sen. Moran upset with Kansas’ last place score for internet download speed
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran putting heat on U.S. commerce secretary to direct federal broadband funding to Kansas, which ranks 51st in average download speeds. The post U.S. Sen. Moran upset with Kansas’ last place score for internet download speed appeared first on Kansas Reflector.
Daily thunderstorm chances through next week..
HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - Active thunderstorms in Kansas will track across the state line into Southwest and South Central Nebraska this evening. A few of these storms could reach marginally strong to severe thresholds with the main threats of quarter sized hail and 50 to 60 mph winds. Some of these storm could also produce some heavy downpours if they come together and slow down. A few small pockets could produce 2 to 3 inch amounts through late this evening. Flash flooding could be concern and will need to be monitored, especially for the Republican River near the Orleans and Cambridge areas.
Strong storms expected later today
Strong to severe thunderstorms will likely bubble up across KAKEland any time after 3 PM this afternoon. The highest risk for severe weather will remain in western Kansas, but a few warnings could be issued further eastward into central KS. The biggest weather threat will likely be hail, but strong...
Kansas City schools, individuals win championships at state track meets
There was a lot of Kansas City high school track talent on display this weekend.
Boaters urged to use caution as low water levels plague Memorial Day weekend
EL DORADO, Kan. (WIBW) - Boaters on Kansas waterways have been urged to use caution as low water levels continue to plague lakes across the Sunflower State over the Memorial Day weekend. Game Wardens with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks warned boaters to remember that several Kansas lakes...
This Day in Weather History: Twisters wreak havoc in central Kansas
In 1889, a pair of powerful tornadoes struck central Kansas. The first twister, an F3 with a track five miles long, leveled two farms between eight and five miles southwest of McPherson. The second was a violent F4. It's track was 25 miles long and around 440 yards wide as...
Day 2 notes from 2023 KSHSAA state track and field championships at Wichita State
WICHITA — The final day of the Kansas State High School Athletic Association track and field state champions finished at Wichita State on Saturday and Butler County finished with multiple state champions as the last runners crossed the finished line. Bryce bounces by brother. Andover Central junior Bryce Barkdull...
More storms on Memorial Day
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Meteorologist Jake Dunne says we are in for a seasonably warm Memorial Day across Kansas with most areas seeing some sunshine as well. However, scattered storms are possible across south-central Kansas this morning, and additional activity is possible over the northwest corner of the state later today.
K-State Program Tops $500K in Funding for Healthy Food Access in Kansas
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Officials with a Kansas State University program that helps to increase access to affordable and healthy food in Kansas say they hit an impressive milestone in 2022. The Kansas Healthy Food Initiative announced in mid-May that it provided more than a half million dollars — $540,864...
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