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Kansas House panel considers higher scrap theft penalties
March 10, 2015
A Kansas House panel is reviewing a bill to significantly increase penalties for scrap metal theft.
Kansas farm experts plan webinar on crop insurance
March 10, 2015
Kansas State University is offering an hour-long webinar to help farmers and others make decisions on crop insurance as the signup deadline at the end of March nears.
City government organization hosts April voting contest
March 10, 2015
The League of Kansas Municipalities is hosting a county and statewide contest to recognize the cities with the highest percentage of voter turnout in this year’s April elections.
GOP plan to overhaul Kansas school aid could move quickly
March 10, 2015
The chief financial officer in Kansas’ largest school district is urging legislators to give more consideration to a plan from Republican leaders to overhaul how the state distributes aid to public schools and prevent unexpected budget surprises.
Bullying, harassment cause for resignations, say De Soto patrons
March 10, 2015
In the words of more than one De Soto school district patron at Monday’s school board meeting, the recent resignations of Doug Sumner, superintendent, and Jessica Dain, director of teaching and learning, have left feelings of shock, anger and disappointment in their wake.
KU students work with Shawnee Mission nonprofit as part of MBA program
March 10, 2015
Growing Futures Early Education Center, formerly Headstart of Shawnee Mission, is celebrating is 50th anniversary this year and is looking for ways to continue educating young children for the next 50. Recently, a group of University of Kansas School of Business MBA students partnered with the non-profit to offer a suggested plan as to how to do just that.
Shawnee home damaged by late-night fire
02:53 a.m., March 10, 2015 Updated 07:16 a.m.
A dryer appears to be the source of a late-night house fire in Shawnee.