Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., expressed cautious optimism Monday about a new farm bill before the end of 2013. He spoke during a luncheon at the Kansas Farm Bureau Summit at the Hilton Garden Inn. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., a member of the Senate agriculture committee, is
Lena Marie Schmidt, 102, of Wamego, formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society of Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Lena was born Feb. 10, 1911, in Clay County in Nebraska on the family farm near Glenville. She was the
The most pressing question among delegates, visitors and dignitaries at this week’s Kansas Farm Bureau gathering probably isn’t about agriculture. At least not directly. What I suspect they’re all asking is… Where is Jim Suber? Of course, there is always the chance
The waiting game continues for the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF). During the summer, officials touted the U.S. House approval of $404 million in funding for the biosafety level 4 animal research facility, and the same amount moving toward consideration on the Senate floor.
The USD 383 school board will consider ending the district’s contract with its virtual school provider during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. A work session on virtual learning will take place at 5:30 p.m. The district currently uses K12
WESTMORELAND — A larger baler for cardboard and plastic chemical jugs would make recycling more efficient and less labor-intensive, Tim Eisenbarth told Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday. Eisenbarth, noxious weed director, said the Pottawatomie County Recycling Committee (PCRC) is considering the purchase of a 40-horsepower horizontal baler
A home invasion led to the fatal shooting of one person and injured another in Junction City early this morning. At 1:27 a.m. Tuesday, Junction City police and EMS were dispatched to 110 W. 16th St., No. 2, to a home invasion where a person had been
Riley County police are seeking further information about the person who robbed Kansas State Bank, 1101 Bluemont Ave., on Wednesday. The robber is a white man about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and approximately 150 pounds in his 20s or 30s. At the time of the robbery, the man
A concert program titled “The Sound of Christmas,” featuring Elizabeth Von Trapp and the Carolian Brass, was offered to a good-sized (though far from packed) crowd Sunday afternoon in McCain Auditorium. No way to know just what those who come to such events come for.
At 10:44 a.m. Monday, Riley County police responded to a medical call at 1000 Garden Way, Apt. B where a male victim committed suicide. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said the man died of asphyxiation. No further information is available pending notification of next of
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