Land O’ Frost Announces It Will Close West Point Wimmers Plant

Employees at West Point's Wimmer's plant were informed by Land O'Frost yesterday that they'll soon be losing their jobs.  The plant will shut down in the  second quarter of this year, and operations... Read More

Proposal to hike ag land taxes spawns backlash from farmers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ A suburban lawmaker's proposal that would dramatically increase property taxes on Kansas agricultural land has spawned a strong rural backlash. Farmers also fear that pieces of it will pop up in legislation to close a projecte... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Thursday's Games= Cleveland 110, Golden State 99 Phoenix 117, Oklahoma City 113, OT Friday's Games= Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m. Orlando at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. New ... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Thursday's Games= St. Louis 2, Winnipeg 1, SO Buffalo 6, Vancouver 3 N.Y. Rangers 4, Arizona 3 Montreal 5, Columbus 2 Toronto 3, Philadelphia 2 Chicago 3, Florida 0 Minnesota 4, Nashville 2 Ottawa 1, Los Angeles 0 Detroit 3, San Jose ... Read More

Kansas House, Senate approve teacher bargaining bills

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Both chambers of the Kansas Legislature have advanced changes in the rules for collective bargaining between school boards and teachers' unions. The House and Senate advanced separate bills Thursday that have the support of te... Read More

Kansas House passes drunk driving laws

ASSOCIATED PRESS - The Kansas House has approved two bills changing the state’s penalties for driving under the influence. The full House voted on the bills Thursday. One measure would increase penalties for drunk drivers who cause bodily harm t... Read More

Vote Delayed On Bill Easing Marijuana Penalties

TOPEKA (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are delaying action on a bill that would reduce sentences for the first two marijuana possession offenses. The House chose Thursday to return the measure to a panel for further discussion rather than vote on it or ... Read More


LOS ANGELES (February 26, 2015) – Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature-length documentary, FARMLAND, will be available on DVD beginning Tuesday, March 3rd, at Walmart and The availability of the documentary at reta... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press= BOYS BASKETBALL= C1-1 Subdistrict Tournament= Finals= Falls City 50, Johnson County Central 41 ^C1-2 Subdistrict Tournament= ^Finals= Boys Town 54, Fort Calhoun 52 ^C1-3 Subdistrict Tournament= ^... Read More

Soil Health Partnership Discusses Productivity, Profitability and Sustainability

PHOENIX (February 26, 2015) – The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is sponsoring a Learning Session Friday, February 27th 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Mountain during the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix, Arizona. A panel of demonstration farmers will discuss w... Read More

House Agriculture Committee Begins Full Review of the SNAP

Today the House Committee on Agriculture began a full-scale review of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The Committee heard from University of Maryland welfare scholar Doug Besharov on the past, present, and future of the nation's... Read More