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Kansas House approves bill to limit greenhouse gas emissions
March 25, 2015
The Kansas House has approved a bill requiring the state to draft a plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants but allowing legislators to have a say in its contents.
Kansas Senate approves plan to control mental health drugs
March 24, 2015
The Kansas Senate has approved a new proposal for controlling the cost of mental health drugs in the state’s Medicaid program.
Kansas designates Wednesday as Military Appreciation Day
March 24, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback has proclaimed Wednesday as Military Appreciation Day in Kansas.
Lenexa man suspected of injuring kids, damaging cars
March 24, 2015
Police in Lenexa say a man has been arrested on suspicion of injuring three children, damaging vehicles and threatening people with what turned out to be a pellet gun.
Kansas lawmakers considering proposals on public employees
March 24, 2015
The Republican-dominated Kansas Legislature is considering proposals to restrict public employee unions and potentially shrink the state’s civil service.
Kansas Supreme Court to consider convicted killer’s appeal
March 23, 2015
The Kansas Supreme Court is considering the appeal of a convicted serial killer who stuffed the bodies of several victims into barrels.
Westar Energy will return $38 million to customers
March 23, 2015
Westar Energy will be sending rebates to customers after collecting $38 million too much last year.
Tonganoxie High softball looks to improve in 2015
March 23, 2015
The Tonganoxie High softball team enters the 2015 without familiar faces thanks to graduation. Pitcher Morgan Oroke and catcher Laney Walker were seniors last year, as were shortstop Cally Engle-Maxwell and centerfielder Marissa Martin.
Officials to discuss program for Kansas food aid recipients
March 23, 2015
State and federal officials are preparing to outline the details of a new program for helping food stamp recipients in Kansas find employment.
Hospitals push for Medicaid expansion in Kansas
March 23, 2015
Hospitals are hurting because Kansas hasn’t expanded Medicaid coverage to serve more poor people, health officials said in urging lawmakers to make changes.
Kansas City Connection: City Market a hub for delicious ethnic food
March 22, 2015
When people ask me what neighborhoods they should check out in Kansas City, I try to find out what their goals are. If their objective is to eat a lot of different kinds of ethnic food at fairly inexpensive prices, I direct them to the City Market.
Kansas Legislature mulls slashing green energy incentives
March 22, 2015
Renewable energy groups say two proposals in the Kansas Legislature would threaten the young industry’s existence by shortening a lifetime property tax exemption for wind and solar farms and imposing a 4.33 percent excise tax on ethanol fuel and renewable electricity.
Analysis: Kansas GOP lawmakers set up debate on higher taxes
March 22, 2015
Republicans who control the Kansas Legislature are boxing themselves into considering tax increases by drafting proposed budgets in both chambers that don’t balance without them.
Local attorney faces incumbent in school board race
Brusven, Truesdell in race for Position 1
March 20, 2015
Position 1 is among four contested seats in this spring’s Tonganoxie USD 464 election. Incumbent Diane Truesdell faces challenger Amelia Brusven in the race. Here’s a closer look at both candidates.
2015 McLouth High spring sports schedules
March 20, 2015
Here’s a look at spring sports schedules for McLouth High for 2015:
State basketball wraps up during weekend
Leavenworth girls win 5A title
March 20, 2015
State basketball finished up Saturday with 16 champions being crowned between boys and girls tournaments. Local teams had strong showings, as the Lawrence High boys played in the Class 6A state title game, while the Leavenworth girls captured another state title in 5A.
Spring season opens for local teams
THS to compete in golf tourney set for Saturday
March 20, 2015
The Tonganoxie High golf team is the first spring squad to get its season started. THS will compete in a golf tournament Saturday. The Chieftain girls soccer team opens the season Wednesday, March 25, with a 6 p.m. contest against Bishop Ward in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie High girls, boys players make all-KVL teams
March 20, 2015
Tonganoxie High has landed four players total on all-Kaw Valley League basketball teams. On the boys side, Tonganoxie’s Jared Sommers and Brady Swedo made honorable mention, while Sarah Ahart and Tressa Walker were honorable mention selections on the girls team.
Pratt or bust
McLouth High softball team looks to reach state again
March 20, 2015
McLouth High softball has some sizable cleats to fill, but coach Ballard Patterson usually finds a way to reload. Gone this year is Konner Patterson first-team all-state selection all four years. The third base specialist now is playing at Highland Community College. Catcher Amber McCown now is playing at Southwestern College in Winfield. And the team’s third senior from last year, Kayla Steffey, who also competed in track for the Bulldogs, played right field.
Kansas Senate panel’s budget debate part of crowded agenda
March 19, 2015
A Kansas Senate committee is considering a proposed $15.5 billion state budget that wouldn’t balance without tax increases.