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Safety Stressed for Labor Day Holiday

By the Kansas Highway Patrol   KANSAS — The Kansas Highway Patrol encourages everyone to plan for a safe Labor Day Weekend.  Excessive speed, inattention, and impaired driving are leading causes of traffic crashes.  Troopers will be on the roadways enforcing Kansas laws, and available to... Read More.

Justice Department Secures Agreement with Highland Community College to Address Racial Discrimination and Harassment

By the U.S. Department of Justice.   HIGHLAND, Kan.  — The Justice Department announced today a settlement agreement with Highland Community College (HCC) in Kansas to resolve the department’s investigation into allegations that Black students, primarily student-athletes, living on HCC’s main campus experienced discriminatory treatment... Read More.

K-State Expands Land Grant Promise Statewide

By K-State Division of Communications and Marketing   Kansas State University has expanded eligibility for its Land Grant Promise to students from all 105 Kansas counties after a successful pilot for 10 counties in fall 2022. K-State is committed to fulfilling its land-grant mission by offering essential financial... Read More.

Tom Takes a Trip Down Ad Astra Memory Lane

By Brenna Eller   After being the owners of KIKS and KIOL in Iola, Kan., for over 20 years, Tom Norris and his wife Monica wanted to know that their stations would be taken care of. Because of his long history with Ad Astra... Read More.

Insurance Company Ordered to be Liquidated

By Lucky Kidd   KANSAS — A Shawnee County District Judge has declared a Kansas insurance company insolvent. MutualAid eXchange had been placed in rehabilitation proceedings earlier this month, and the order issued Tuesday appoints Kansas Commissioner of Insurance... Read More.