TOPEKA - In an effort to help Kansans who are struggling to find health insurance coverage information on the federal marketplace website, the Kansas Insurance Department's www.insureKS.org website has new features about Kansas plans, prices and assistance.
In 2012, the teen pregnancy rate for Barton County went down from 2011, according to the Kansas 2012 Annual Summary of Vital Statistics. There were 43 pregnancies down from 54 for 2011 in the 10-19 age group.
A Claflin man escaped injury in a deer-pickup collision Wednesday morning, but an Ellsworth woman was injured when the deer went airborne and struck the car she was driving, six miles west of Claflin on K-4.
On Friday, October 25, the forty members of the 2013 Leadership Kansas Class celebrated the completion of the 2013 program at a reception and dinner hosted by the Kansas Chamber and the Leadership Kansas Board of Trustees at the Topeka Country Club. Throughout the course of the six-month program, the 2013 class engaged in discussions and debates with top experts on the key issues facing Kansas while visiting Topeka, Pittsburg, the Kansas City Metro area, Colby/Goodland, Wichita, and Garden City.
When Mark Lawlor came out to the street to talk with Block Grain Belt Express landowners during our rally at the EUCI 3rd Annual Improving Transmission Right of Way Processes Conference at the Kansas City Downtown Marriott two weeks ago, one of our Kansas farmer friends had much to complain to him about. She was raised on a farm in western Kansas and tried very hard to explain to Mr. Lawlor that the farmer cares more about the environment than anyone else because they have to scratch their living from it. She was flabbergasted when he told us that his ...
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is issuing an alert regarding a variety of telephone scams. Monday, an Omaha man reported to the BBB that individuals claiming to be with the State Sheriff's Office and also the Legal Department of the Federal Crime Enforcement Network used coercion and fear tactics to steal $1,400 from him.