Category: Area News

Kansas Governor Orders Flags to be Flown at Half-staff in Honor of Victims of Florida Shooting

TOPEKA – In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down beginning immediately and continuing through Monday, February 19 to honor the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. “On behalf of Kansans everywhere, our […]

KHP Releases Results from January Special Enforcements

TOPEKA – Throughout the month of January, the Kansas Highway Patrol worked numerous special enforcements related to traffic safety issues, including speeding, seat belts, and DUI patrols. These enforcements were in addition to the work Patrol personnel conduct on a regular basis on Kansas’ roads. “Last year, I asked KHP commanders to add an additional […]

Salina Woman Found Guilty of Mistreatment of a Dependent Adult

MINNEAPOLIS – A Salina woman was found guilty Tuesday of mistreatment of a dependent adult, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Meg Ellen Gravette-Holmgren, 43, pleaded guilty today in Ottawa County District Court to one felony count of mistreatment of a dependent adult. The case stemmed from an investigation by the attorney general’s Fraud and […]

Warming Trend Expected Through Thursday, Winter Temperatures Return Friday

Expect temperatures to climb into the mid-50’s today as a warming trend begins. Mostly sunny skies should prevail over the area. Southerly winds with sustained speeds up to 20 mph with gusts in excess of 25 mph are possible. Much warmer conditions are expected for Wednesday as southwest winds pick up. Many areas will reach […]

Wintry Mix Expected This Weekend

Another round of light wintry precipitation is expected this weekend across central and eastern Kansas. Light snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches is possible across central Kansas late Saturday through early Sunday. Some light freezing drizzle could also result in slick roads, especially across southeast Kansas late tonight into Saturday. This Afternoon – Cloudy, […]

Another Round of Snowfall Expected This Weekend

Another round of precipitation is forecast for this weekend from Friday night through early Sunday. There could be mixed precipitation across portions of south central and southeast Kansas late Friday night into early Saturday. This would be in the form of freezing drizzle. Possibly freezing rain could occur in the southeast corner of the state […]

K-State, Eisenhower Presidential Library Renew Partnership Agreement

MANHATTAN – After five years of fruitful partnership, two Kansas organizations hope to create even more of a good thing. In January 2013, Kansas State University and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home in Abilene entered a partnership to give researchers greater access to both institutions’ scholarly assets. Now, the two […]

Sub-zero Wind Chills Late Tonight Through Early Wednesday, Warmer Thursday

Sub-zero wind chills will impact central and northern Kansas overnight into Wednesday morning. Warmer weather will return for Thursday, with highs in the 50’s to near 60 degrees. Tonight – A 20 percent chance of snow before 8 p.m. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 5. Wind chill values […]