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Vesecky family to share poultry expertize with Kaw Valley Farm Tour visitors
September 28, 2014
Poultry knowledge runs deep in the extended Vesecky family, as a conversation with 15-year-old Alison Davids proves. “I can look at four chickens and tell you in about five minutes which one has been laying eggs the longest,” she said. “I don’t even have to touch the bird.”
Kansas’ community colleges lose enrollment
September 28, 2014
Enrollment has dipped at Kansas’ community colleges while it increased at technical schools and public universities, according to preliminary figures from the Kansas Board of Regents.
Kaw Valley Farm Tour showcasing farms throughout area
September 28, 2014
Several area farms will be participating in this year’s Kaw Valley Tour. Roughly 30 farms will be part of this year’s tour, which will be Friday and Saturday. The tour always takes place the first full weekend in October.
Wolf Creek seeks more time to fix faulty sensor
September 28, 2014
Wolf Creek nuclear power plant is asking federal regulators for more time to replace a faulty sensor unit that provides an early warning of reactor coolant leaks.
Kansas City Connection: Barbecue that’s out of this world
September 28, 2014
In case you haven’t heard, the World Series is coming to Kansas City next weekend. No, I’m not talking about Royals baseball. I’m talking about the World Series of Barbecue, the American Royal-hosted event that features a whopping 550 teams and a $50,000 prize.
Airport repairs runway damaged by wayward plane
September 28, 2014
A massive cargo plane that mistakenly landed at Jabara Airport in Wichita last year damaged the runway, and airport officials are now have projects in the works to repair it while making other improvements.