Mid-Kansas News E-Editions

Area News

The central Kansas town of Frederick has dwindled over the decades to just 10 people, and its only real expense is a $55-a-month electric bill for a half-dozen or so street lights that illuminate the unpaved streets. Some residents want to dissolve ...


If you still have some outdoor projects waiting, now's the time, Kansas City. The rain was moving out and the sun was emerging Sunday morning, but a cold snap is on the way, along with a good chance of midweek snow. Sunday afternoon will be sunny with ...


Kansas City Carriages canceled rides after a carriage got loose about 8 p.m. near Ward Parkway and Broadway. The horse, its driver and two other people were injured. One person was ejected from the carriage, and two others were hospitalized. None of ...

Area Sports


WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) - The country's leading maker of artificial sports turf sold more than 1,000 fields to towns, schools and teams nationwide after its executives knew they were falling apart faster than expected and might not live up to lofty ...


(AP Photo/David Goldman). Law enforcement vehicles line a road leading to a blocked bridge next to the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D., Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.


(Disney via AP). This image released by Disney shows Moana, voiced by Auli'i Cravalho, in a scene from the animated film, "Moana." (Jaap Buitendijk/Warner Bros. via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Eddie Redmayne in a ...

Community


LARNED — The Larned Lady Indians parlayed 24 Pratt turnovers into numerous easy baskets as they upset the Pratt Greenbacks Friday, 47-42, in a Central Kansas League matchup to open the 2016-17 season. The game was a seesaw affair in the first half ...


HOISINGTON — All-Central Kansas League linebacker Landen Urban of Hoisington High School has been selected by the Topeka Capital Journal on the Top 11 All-Class football team. Urban is a two-time All-CKL offensive line and linebacker selection.


Our friend Deanna Liebl passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at her home in Carbondale. Born on November 12, 1954, in Larned, Kansas, Deanna moved to Carbondale in 2002 to launch the Roaring Fork Valley's “Deanna Liebl ...

Health & Education


The Lee's Summit Health Education Advisory Board officially presented the “Tobacco 21” concept proposal to the City Council, along with broad support from the community. The supporting coalition included: The Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce; Lee's ...


An alarming 14 infants died in Reno County in 2013. After initiating an intensive education program for expectant mothers that number has fallen each year to four last year. But health officials say they understand that from a parent's perspective, one ...

Research at University of Kansas has so expanded since 2011 — with nearly 1,000 volunteers taking part in some 75 Alzheimer's studies — that the center is now actively looking to enroll 700 additional volunteers (age 60 and over, healthy people with ...

Business & Industry


Hutton, who also owns a construction company, was surprised to hear about the overall decline in job numbers for the industry. “We're hiring and I suspect that we will continue to hire through next year,” he said. “And if this economy keeps going like ...

The state Department of Resources and Economic Development on Tuesday is launching the New Hampshire Technology Talent Partnership, which is part of a larger state effort to bring similar businesses together to address workforce needs and help ...


Denver-based Berenbaum Weinshienk PC merged with Spencer Fane LLP, adding 30 attorneys to the Kansas City-based law firm's Colorado operations. Announced Thursday, the merger doubles Spencer Fane's presence in Colorado. Overall, the firm now ...

Take Our Poll

What is your favorite color?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Video Of The Week

Video of the Week