Finally, Kansas seems to be on a track to expand Medicaid -- ten years after the fact.
BARTLETT — The popular Glen Junction Restaurant suffered major damage in an early morning fire last Saturday that was phoned in by a passer-by who saw smoke billowing out of the structure, which sits at the intersection of Route 16 and 320 in Glen.
WESLEY CHAPEL, FLA./MADISON, WIS.—Kathy Lou Beck (Kneebone), age 75, died peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in the comfort of her Wesley Chapel, Fla. home. She was surrounded by loved ones.
HIGHLAND — Since his election in 2016, the congressman who holds the seat covering the ‘Big Red One,’ a U.S. House district — so named for being the home of the First Infantry Division and for its sheer size, covering thousands of square miles of rural western Kansas — has been a key farm policymaker.
Riley County lost out on $661,000 in tax revenue in 2019 mortgage registration fees after the Kansas legislature voted in 2014 to begin a five-year phase out of fees, said Debbie Regester, the county’s register of deeds.
LEAWOOD, Kan., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NueHealth, a ValueHealth subsidiary, has acquired minority ownership of the Paoli Surgery Center in Paoli, Pennsylvania. NueHealth assumed day-to-day management of the facility December 1, 2019.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), a leading provider of software-defined and mega scale data center solutions, today announced that Telia Carrier, owner and operator of the world's #1 ranked global Internet backbone, has deployed a point of presence in QTS' Chicago and Miami data centers.
LEAWOOD, Kan., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- More than eight in 10 Americans incorrectly answered at least one in a series of questions about the flu, and nearly one in three missed all the questions, according to survey results released today.
LENEXA, Kan., Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Winning Streak Sports - A Granite Bridge Partners Company and Jardine Associates announced today an exclusive five-year partnership and representation agreement that will service nearly 95% of the entire U.S. college bookstore and campus retailers via Jardine's retail clients; Barnes and Noble College, Follett Corporation and the Jardine's' independent college bookstore and campus clients. This makes Winning Streak the top retailer in their category and one of the elite distributors in the $4.6 billion collegiate licensed retail space. The announcement comes off a landmark 2019 year which saw the launch of a new standalone brand "Varsity Vault by Winning Streak" giving the company one of the largest shares of IP of any global sports licensing and marketing business.
While the economic impact on Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita has drawn concern at state and national levels, local leaders say things are “business as usual” at Orizon Aerostructures.
A state and federal investigation into the Glenwood Resource Center in Iowa and the firing of its superintendent, Jerry Rea, has raised questions for some about what might have happened at Parsons State Hospital and Training Center prior to Rea retiring.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TITLE Boxing Club is offering a buy-one-get-one offer, just in time for 2020 resolutions. For the month of January, every new in-club membership comes with a complimentary VIP TITLE On Demand subscription.
An independent review of Kansas’ rising electricity prices shows the current system for setting rates could use some improvements.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) today announced that the Company will issue its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 after market close on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The Company will conduct a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. Central Time / 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The dial-in number for the conference call is (877) 883-0383 (U.S.) or (412) 902-6506 (International). The participant entry number is 2850077# and callers are asked to dial in ten minutes prior to start time. A link to the live broadcast and the replay will be available on the Company's website (www.qtsdatacenters.com) under the Investors tab.
MISSION, Kan., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology plays a large role in how professional training is delivered, employee performance is detected and data is shared. SkillPath's newest report, Learning and Development Challenges to Overcome in 2020, explains how today's business leaders can be more agile by engaging employees through technology-based training.
Those with power to protect amateur athletes from sexual abuse just flat failed. Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran wants to make sure that failure does not recur.
The Hiawatha USD 415 School Board is looking at a long-term plan for facility upgrades.
What a remarkable game. Kansas City’s monumental comeback and eventual blowout win were the stuff legends are built on, as the team became the first to trail by 24 points and then lead by halftime, as well as the first ever to trail by 20 or more and then win by 20, and also set a new record…
The Hiawatha High School Booster Club is asking the School Board to consider improving the acoustics in the gymnasium at a cost between $30-$40K.
The Horton City Commission met for the final time in December and voted to move ahead with a recent idea to name a roadway near the town’s football field after Horton High School’s most notable student athlete success, after Trey Dishon recently finished his career as a four-year starter at …
The Hiawatha City Commission met for the final time in 2019 on Monday evening and with Commissioners David Middendorf, Toni Hull and Dustin Williams present, along with Mayor Bill Collins, the group voted to approve reappointments to both the Tree Board and Airport Board.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders leads the top-tier candidates in the Democratic race for the presidential nomination in New Hampshire, according to a new poll from Boston’s Emerson College.
The United States Supreme Court said Friday that it would hear Colorado’s and Washington's "faithless elector" cases.
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began on Thursday when seven House impeachment managers, led by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), presented to the U.S. Senate two articles of impeachment against Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
All four of the top-tier Democratic presidential candidates – former Vice President Joe Biden, former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders – have released climate plans that call for massive spending, an overhaul of the fossil fuel industry and increased standards for renewable energy.
Both of Colorado’s U.S. senators voted Thursday to pass a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada.
A 16-year-old Hiawatha teen was killed in an early morning crash Sunday and three other teenagers remain hospitalized in serious to critical conditions.
Weather conditions are rapidly deteriorating this morning and the Brown County Sheriff is issuing a travel advisory.
Jan. 14 to Jan. 20, 2019
After a full day of testimony in a preliminary hearing in Brown County District Court Wednesday, a 28-year-old Hiawatha woman has been bound over for arraignment on charges of murder in the first degree.
The board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was Brown County Clerk Melissa Gormley. Brown County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. Ke…
On 1-15-2020, based on a traffic stop, Robert Tinoco, 33, of Garnett, was arrested on charges of Driving While License Cancelled, Suspended or Revoked---Illegal Registration and No Proof of Insurance. The passenger, Kala Marie Shupe, 26, of Independence, Mo., was arrested on a $5,000 Clay Co…