Often when a corrections department is in the news, the news isn’t good. As often as not, the news involves an escape or a scandal. Thus the report this week that the Riley County Community Corrections Department is functioning .
If he likes, Gov. Sam Brownback can continue to make the case that Kansas teachers are overpaid or even adequately paid. But if he’s content to ignore how many of them are leaving jobs in this state for greener .
Secretary of State Kris Kobach considers himself the champion of election integrity. He’s not only made it difficult for some law-abiding Kansans to vote, but he persuaded the Kansas Legislature to give him the authority to prosecute suspected cases .
Humans this week have been treated to a couple of remarkable discoveries, both of which involve old objects with the capacity to inspire. One involves fragments of a Koran, the scripture of Islam, that could date to the time of .
Westar Energy isn’t always negotiating a rate increase, but it sometimes seems like it. The power company, which received a $30.7 million rate increase in 2013, is now seeking a $152 million boost. If granted, it would gradually raise the fixed cost .
Expressions like “nothing lasts forever” or “things change” seem inadequate in the wake of the news Tuesday that the Aggieville Pizza Hut will close permanently Sunday. That’s because the restaurant at 1121 Moro St. isn’t just the Aggieville Pizza .
Year in and year out, fans of Kansas State University, including many who never attended the school, show their support in a variety of ways. One conspicuous — and raucous — way is by packing Bill Snyder Family Stadium on fall Saturdays .
Folks who think the Riley County Fair begins with the parade at 6 p.m. this Thursday might be disappointed to know they’ve already missed a couple of events. The 4-H dog agility competition and rally were held almost a .
Childhood obesity, an acknowledged and even growing problem in the United States, has been associated with a variety of medical problems. Only rarely, however, is it linked with national security. That occurred this week, however, as six retired generals campaigned .
The Kansas Board of Education’s decision Tuesday to allow six school districts to bypass teacher licensure requirements in certain cases is an imperfect solution to what will probably be a growing problem. There is, after all, more to teaching .
Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican who is a candidate for his party’s presidential nomination, has rarely held back when a public figure rubs him the wrong way. He didn’t hold back on Sunday when he described .
There’s a pretty simple reason why the Manhattan City Commission has decided to put a roundabout at the intersection of Anderson Avenue and Scenic Drive: Roundabouts work. They work better than stop lights or stop signs. They keep traffic .
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