State News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska city will continue paying former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach at least $10,000 a year to defend its immigration ordinance even though the last legal challenge to…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Three carnival workers have been charged with killing two vendors whose bodies were found in Arkansas days after they disappeared from a fair in Kansas. The Kansas Attorney General says 52-year-old…

County stunned by wind farm setback ERIE — Neosho County Commissioners weren’t happy with plans to require a 1,000- foot setback between property lines and the base of wind turbines for a planned wind energy…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will boost its annual spending on foster care by $35 million under state Department for Families and Children grants that have been awarded to five contractors. DCF Secretary Gina Meier-Hummel…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Incoming Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said she is “stunned” by a state agency’s lack of response to a shortage of residential psychiatric beds for children needing care in the state. During…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ new Democratic governor wants state lawmakers to roll back a work requirement and other cash assistance rules championed by a Republican predecessor as she prepares to grapple with problems in…

The Kansas Legislature showed its tendency to be both more conservative and more liberal on Monday. The selection of House leaders took the Republican and Democratic factions a bit more to the right and left,…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The last weekly government report for the 2018 growing season shows fall harvest for the major farm crops in Kansas is nearly finished. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State’s College of Veterinary Medicine has received a $2.2 million donation from Hill’s Pet Nutrition. The $2.2 million gift is the largest corporate donation in history for the college. The…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A drill bit left during repair of a single-engine Cessna aircraft is responsible for a 2015 crash in Arkansas that caused minor injuries to the pilot and destroyed the new $712,290…