Emporia State president chosen to lead Oklahoma’s higher education system
Emporia State University's president has been selected to serve as the next chancellor of Oklahoma's system of higher education.
Survey seeks input on digital divide from Kansas parents of school-age children
TOPEKA — University researchers working on a project to document the availability and quality of internet connections across Kansas have homework for K-12 parents. The assessment of broadband access and affordability funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce began in March, with researchers documenting unmet needs and developing a map of internet speeds by ZIP […]
Kansan charged in Jan. 6 riot at U.S. Capitol near scene of fatal shooting
A Wichita man facing federal charges for participating in assault on the U.S. Capitol was near the scene of the fatal shooting of a protester.
Former prosecutor, cop launches campaign for Kansas attorney general
Former county prosecutor and police officer Chris Mann of Lawrence is the first Democrat to enter the Kansas race for attorney general.
Kansas senator seeks honorable discharge for troops rejecting vaccine
U.S. Sen. Marshall of Kansas says it would be wrong for the Pentagon to issue dishonorable discharges to service members who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine.
Kansas special education council approves new target metrics for children with disabilities
TOPEKA — The Kansas council providing special education policy guidance to the state board of education approved Thursday a target high school graduation rate of 80.5% for children with disabilities in 2020, increasing by 0.5% each year through 2025. The Kansas State Special Education Advisory Council is entering a new cycle of the state performance […]
Kansas lawmakers demand rigorous vetting of Afghan refugees
U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall and U.S. Rep. Jake LaTurner, both Kansas Republicans, want Afghan refugees subject to vetting before relocated to Kansas.
Kansas House member takes plea deal in Wellsville school case
A Wellsville Republican in the Kansas House agreed to plead guilty to three misdemeanors in wake of his bizarre behavior while a substitute teacher.
AG says winter natural gas price spikes ‘appear to violate Kansas law,’ seeks help for investigation
The Kansas Attorney General’s Office is seeking outside legal help to investigate huge spikes in natural gas prices this winter, signaling the state could consider suing over the disaster. Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office announced in a news release Monday that it planned to hire a law firm with expertise in the natural gas market […]
Kansas Republicans raise objections to Biden’s expansive vaccine mandate
Half of Kansas congressional delegation and three GOP leaders in the Kansas House are critical of President Biden's COVID-19 vaccination mandates.
KU chancellor denounces student body president’s Twitter commentary
KU chancellor and Kansas Board of Regents chair condemn student body president's commentary on "death to America," but defend her free speech rights.
Kansas treasury returns record $6.3M in unclaimed property in August
The Kansas state treasurer's office say a one-month record $6.3 million in unclaimed property was distributed during August to 6,000 recipients.