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Kansas Board of Regents Say Tax

The higher education system in Kansas has lost $103-million in the current school year which does not end until June 30th. Two members of the Kansas Board of Regents – Dan Lykins and Gary Sherrer, said yesterday that the state needs to consider raising new tax revenues because of its budget problems. The Board of Regents met yesterday with Governor ... Read More »

KHP Over the Limit Campaign

It started yesterday, the Kansas Highway Patrol and many other law enforcement agencies across the state of Kansas are participating in the Kansas Department of Transportation Special Traffic Enforcement Program. The programs kicked off yesterday and will run through Labor Day, September 7th. Troopers will be enforcing Kansas’ impaired driving and other traffic laws. According to Colonel Terry Maple, Kansas ... Read More »

New Lt. Governor

Kansas has a new Lt. Governor. Troy Findley, who was named to take over the job yesterday, has served on the Governor’s staff since July 2005. His appointment by new Governor Mark Parkinson was made official on Thursday. The new Kansas Lt. Governor’s appointment drew high praise from Kansas Attorney General Steven Six. A statement from the Attorney General’s Office ... Read More »

Swine Flu becomes 2009 H1N1Influenza

Late yesterday afternoon the Mitchell County Health Department issued a press release authorized by Mitchell County Health Officer, Dr. Kris Kimple. The document now refers to what we have been calling the Swine Flu – as the 2009H1N1 Influenza and describes the symptoms as: 1. Recent onset of fever of at least 100 degrees Fahrenheit 2. Runny nose and nasal ... Read More »

Swine Flu – Things You Should Do

The first confirmed death in the United States due to the Swine Flu was confirmed yesterday, a 23-month old child in Texas. Two days ago state health authorities confirmed the existence of two Swine Flu cases in Kansas, in Dickinson County. Is it time to panic – as in PAN-DEMIC? Probably not says Lincoln County Public Health Officer Ladonna Rienert. ... Read More »