In Depth Farm Bill Meeting

Farmers are faced with some of the most important decisions of their working lives under the 2014 Farm Bill. To help them make informed decisions, K-State Research and Extension is teaming with severa... Read More

CCC offering Community Education Classes

CCC-Lexington is offering a variety of Community Education classes this semester. Program Coordinator Carol Boyle says included are computer classes. "I try to stay on the cutting edge of what's popular and what people are looking for as far as th... Read More

US Senate Rejects Amendment On Lesser Prairie Chicken

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment by Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas that would have removed the lesser prairie chicken from the federal government's threatened species act. The Kansas City Star reports Moran's amendme... Read More

ASA Ratchets Up Pressure on Unions, Ports to Resolve West Coast Slowdown

ST. LOUIS (January 28, 2015) – The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with more than 90 fellow farm and food organizations, called on representatives on both sides of the labor dispute impacting operations at five west coast po... Read More

US Senate rejects amendment on lesser prairie chicken

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment by Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas that would have removed the lesser prairie chicken from the federal government's threatened species act. courtesy of Senator Jerry Moran Moran's am... Read More

Optimism Prevails at 20th Anniversary Meeting of Bison Association

DENVER, CO (January 28, 2015) - Optimistic attitudes among bison producers attending the National Bison Association's 20th Anniversary conference and strong prices paid at the annual bison auction held at the National Western Stock Show here last w... Read More

Creighton breaks losing streak

OMAHA, Neb. -- Toby Hegner and James Milliken combined for 38 points off the bench as Creighton snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 77-74 win over St. John's on Wednesday night. Creighton improved to 10-12 (1-8 BIG EAST), while St. John's dro... Read More

Foley:  it's a great opportunity for fresh look at state govt

Lt. Gov. Mike Foley addressed a roomful of people Wednesday in Lexington. Foley addressed the public after a brief meeting leaders involved in local economic development. The Lt. Gov. spoke of the honor it was for him to work with Gov. Pete Ricketts ... Read More

Kansas police officers may be required to wear body cameras

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas police officers would be required to wear body cameras under a bill being considered by a state Senate panel. The Senate Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee will hear a bill Thursday that would require police of... Read More

As Prisons Fill Up, Kansas Considers Lighter Pot Sentences

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Penalties for marijuana possession may be softened in Kansas as legislators seek to lower prison populations and reduce costs. The House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee heard testimony from supporters of a bill on ... Read More

Yellowstone Spill Fuels Keystone Debate

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress pushes for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. An Associated Press review of government accident records shows their numbers growing each year si... Read More