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Volunteers are invited to participate in the 2018 Kansas Archeology Training Program Field School June 2 to 17 at the Kaw Mission State Historic Site (14MO368) in Council Grove, Kansas. The Kaw Indian Mission was built in 1851 by the Methodist Episcopal Church South and served as a school for boys ...
Konza United Way brought three of its partners to Bosco Plaza on Tuesday to raise awareness in the Kansas State community for the services the organization provides. United Way, a privately-funded nonprofit organization, has about 2.6 million volunteers and 9.6 million donors worldwide. The Konza ...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Butler, Chase, Cowley, Ellsworth, Harvey, McPherson, Marion, Morris, Rush and Saline counties in Kansas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in the contiguous counties in ...
The House and Senate sent Gov. Jeff Colyer a bill Friday transferring control of election expenditures in Shawnee, Sedgwick, Johnson and Wyandotte counties to the elected county commissions and away from election officers appointed by Secretary of State Kris Kobach. The legislation didn't include ...
(TNS) — Only 18 Kansas counties have grown so far in this decade, widening the gap between rural and urban areas. Johnson County remains the most populated county with 591,000 residents; it has grown 8.6 percent since 2010, according to Census estimates released in March. Sedgwick County is ...
April 7. Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo: Home, lawn and garden event featuring environmental practices for achieving a nice yard, seminars, plants, puppet show and kids crafts, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, free, 913-715-7000 or www.johnson.k-state.edu.

Only 17 Kansas counties have grown so far in this decade, widening the gap between rural and urban areas. Butler and Sedgwick counties were among those showing growth, 1.5 percent and 3.1 percent respectively, according to Census estimates released in March. Kansas overall grew 2.1 percent from ...
April 3. ForwardOP: Community conversation with young professionals, a process to develop a vision for the next 25 years, public input desired, registration requested, noon to 1:30 p.m., Overland Park Chamber, Black & Veatch Education Center, 2nd Floor, 9001 West 110th St., Overland Park, ...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Bent, Custer, Huerfano and Prowers counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in the following contiguous counties in Colorado also qualify for natural disaster ...
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Sedgwick County Fire District 1 reminds residents that a burn ban imposed by the state of Kansas will be in effect in Sedgwick County during the month of April. New open burn permits will not be issued during the month of April and no current permit holders will be allowed to ...
Ten cases of measles have now been identified in Johnson, Linn and Miami counties in Kansas. (AP). TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) -. Ten cases of measles have now been identified in Johnson, Linn and Miami counties in Kansas. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said those identified include ...
March 17. 5th Annual Blessed Dress Prom Boutique: Central United Methodist Church is hosting an event that provides free dresses for high school girls who are without resources, more than 2,000 new or gently used from sizes 0 to 26, all are welcome, donations of dresses, evening bags, jewelry, and ...
On March 8, 2018 the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (Johnson County) were notified of a case of measles in a daycare in Johnson County. Six additional cases – five Johnson County residents associated with the ...
Voters in Johnson County, Kansas, may or may not get new voting machines this year that generate a back up paper ballot. Credit Peggy Lowe / KCUR 89.3. While other big counties in Kansas have already bought new voting machines that create a paper trail, Johnson County has yet to upgrade their ...
Governor Jeff Colyer, MD, issued Drought Declarations for Kansas counties with Executive Order 18-11 at a press conference with Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey and Kansas Water Office Director Tracy Streeter. The declaration includes all 105 counties either in an emergency, warning or watch ...
New county health rankings once again show Wyandotte County as one of the least healthy counties in Kansas. ... fixed overnight, or even in a few years,” Terry Brecheisen, director of the Public Health Department for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, said in a statement.
Topeka – Today Governor Jeff Colyer, MD issued Drought Declarations for Kansas counties with Executive Order 18-11 at a press conference with Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey and Kansas Water Office Director Tracy Streeter. The declaration includes all 105 counties either in an emergency, ...

POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) - Pottawatomie County continues to be one of the fastest growing counties in the state. Since 2010, they had a good turnout from business owners and community members giving ideas and insight to improve the county. Commissioners are working on a 5-step ...
Southeast Kansas counties are making sure they're prepared for the worst. Officials from throughout the region gathered in Parsons Tuesday, for a tabletop exercise that examines counties' actions plans and resources, in case of an event that results in massive casualties. "Every community has a different ...
Property values in Johnson County are climbing again, according to a release from the Johnson County Appraiser's Office, which cited a low-inventory housing market and strong economy for the rise. The market has a month and a half worth of supply, making the market very advantageous for sellers.
Topeka — Gov. Jeff Colyer issued a drought declaration Tuesday for all 105 counties in Kansas, including 28 counties in the southwestern corner of the state that have been placed in "emergency" drought status. "We've seen droughts in the past, and they have a tremendous economic impact across the ...
Emergency haying and grazing of Conservation Reserve Program acres has been approved for 19 Kansas counties due to severe drought. An additional five counties have been approved for emergency grazing only. The Kansas Farm Service Agency State Committee waived state policy restricting ...


 

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