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Kansas to designate October as ‘Zombie Preparedness Month’
September 29, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to sign a proclamation designating October as “Zombie Preparedness Month” in Kansas.
Kansas lawmakers seek data on school board members
September 29, 2015
A Legislative committee is seeking information about what would happen if spouses or relatives of school employees aren’t allowed to serve on school boards.
Musing from the Hill, Oct. 1, 2015
September 29, 2015
We recently celebrated grandparents’ day. I often wonder how many grandchildren today benefit from the counsel and the family values imparted to them by grandparents or great-grandparents and close-by relatives. Years ago, one of my numerous grandchildren, who attended grade school in Colorado,
Baldwin City miniature horse farm ready for Kaw Valley Farm Tour
September 29, 2015
Dee Hay says there’s something about miniature horses that win people over. Hay, who owns her Prairie City Miniature Horses south of Baldwin City 10, said the horses the she owns about the size of Saint Bernards won over her partner, Raymond Crist, the same way the invariably capture children’s hearts.
Favorable conditions help spawn oak leaf itch mite boom
September 29, 2015
People in the Kansas City region may soon feel the bite as favorable weather and environmental conditions have led to a boom in the oak leaf itch mite population.
Baker suffers first defeat of football season with Benedictine comeback
September 29, 2015
The No. 3 ranked Baker University football team led 21-7 at halftime, but Benedictine College scored 25 points in the second half to storm back and beat the Wildcats, 35-31, on Saturday afternoon.
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office receives $200,000 grant to help mentally ill
September 29, 2015
A nearly $200,000 federal grant awarded to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Friday will help divert an estimated 25 people each month to treatment alternatives to jail.