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A political display on U.S. 54/Madison Avenue got a lot of attention this past week. Too much, actually. The display, composed of four large round hay bales and painted to represent a larger-than-life version of…

In a perfect world, Lynn Grant probably wouldn’t be running for public office.  After all, she’s already served multiple terms on the city councils of both Frontenac and Cherokee, as well as had leadership roles…

In his bid for re-election, state Rep. Ken Collins, R-Mulberry, said he’s prepared to cut the state budget in an effort to make up for revenue losses incurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’ll have to…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A coronavirus outbreak has killed 10 residents in a nursing home in a northwestern Kansas county that proportionally already had the nation’s largest increase in cases over two weeks. The health…

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of a Tuesday deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with President Donald Trump on a new coronavirus relief package, but the same core…

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in the previous month, as home building continues as one of the bright spots of the economy. The increase last…

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will have their microphones turned off during parts of the final presidential debate on Thursday, the Commission on Presidential Debates said Monday night. Each candidate…

TOPEKA — The bipartisan duo of U.S. Sens. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Jon Tester of Montana celebrated signing of legislation they introduced to curtail suicide among veterans by more aggressively connecting them with mental…

Several organizations earned a significant boost to their local efforts Monday from Your Community Foundation.  Humanity House received $1,500 to help stock their food pantry and $1,500 for their Holiday Food Baskets, while Humboldt Trailhead,…

TROY, Mich. (AP) — She walks with the determination of a person who believes the very fate of democracy might depend on the next door she knocks on, head down, shoulders forward. She wears nothing…