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Farm, Home show set March 1, 2

KGGF 690 AM and KRIG 104.9 FM will host the 3rd Annual Inter-State Farm and Home Show presented by Bartlett Co-op Association from 1 to 7 p.m. March 1 and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 at Nellis Hall on the Coffeyville Community College Campus.


Coffeyville fire preliminarily ruled as arson

A January fire that displaced ten Coffeyville residents has been preliminarily ruled an arson. Investigators say they're waiting for final reports from the Kansas State Fire Marshal's Office, but believe the blaze that occurred at 405 Elm Street on January 31st was intentionally set. The two story a


Judge dismisses charges over boy's death on Kansas water slide

A judge has dismissed criminal charges against a Kansas water park owner and the designer of a 17-story slide on which a boy was decapitated in 2016. The Kansas City Star reports that Wyandotte County Judge Robert Burns found Friday that state prosecutors showed grand jurors inadmissible evidence in


Kansas governor issues disaster declaration ahead of winter storm

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Gov. Laura Kelly has issued a declaration of disaster emergency ahead ofa winter storm that's expected to bring blizzard conditions to parts of the state on Saturday.


Coffeyville Schools superintendent appointed to Special Education Council

A Southeast Kansas educator is appointed to a new role at the state level. Coffeyville Schools Superintendent Dr. Craig Correll says he was both excited and humbled to be appointed to Governor Laura Kelly's Special Education Council. Correll says the role of the council is to focus on workforce deve


On Ronelle's Radar: Heavy Snow And Rain Sweep Through Kansas Saturday

Our latest winter storm is underway. Heavy snow and rain in Western Kansas will track east through Saturday. Snow is heavy and wet in Western Kansas right now and this will continue all the way into the afternoon.


Six Coffeyville firefighters honored for saving a life during a fire

Six Coffeyville firefighters are honored for saving a life during a structure fire last November. Coffeyville Fire Chief Bob Roesky says the firefighters responded a two story house fire in the early morning hours of November 24th. When fire fighters entered the home, they found three people. They w


Blizzard conditions close Kansas highways

Blizzard conditions several closed major highways in western Kansas on Saturday afternoon. Most major highways west of Salina were snow-covered by noon, and the Wichita metropolitan area was under a winter weather advisory. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected in the Wichita area on Satu


Daughter criticizes Kansas lawmaker who signed 'parody marriage' bill

KANSAS CITY, Kan.(KWCH) Another Kansas lawmaker apologizes for sponsoring a bill calling same-sex marriages "parody marriages". It comes after his daughter criticized him on social media.


Kansas man dies, 2 hurt in head-on crash on I-70

ABILENE, Kan. (KAKE) - A 33-year-old man was killed and two other suffered serious injuries when a car and pickup truck collided head-on near Abilene. The crash happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. Friday on Interstate 70 east of the town in Dickinson County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports Scott Chr


Metro man warns of costly Kansas matchmaking company with dozens of unhappy customers

LEAWOOD, Kan. -- A metro company promising to help you find love is under fire. Dozens of people who signed up for matchmaking services through Kansas Singles say they're not getting what they paid for.


Kansas soldier fights for his old job after returning from duty

ALTAMONT, Kan. (KMBC) - Kansas Army National Guard Capt. Ed Raschen had just returned from duty in the Middle East. As Labette County High School’s assistant principal and athletic director Raschen wasn’t technically back on the clock when he showed up to the high school’s prom in the spring last ye


Former Kansas attorney general reacts after Schlitterbahn charges are dropped

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Prosecutors in the Schlitterbahn case have a big decision to make tonight: will they re-file charges against three park officials where a 10-year-old died on a waterslide?


Kansas cops go bald for a good cause during 'Shave-a-Cop' event

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Kansas police officers are now sporting new hairdos, and it's all for a good cause. The "Shave-a-Cop" event was held on Friday at LaVela, an event venue in Wichita.


Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Dusty Turner, Cedar Vale

Let’s go to a party. No, not a birthday party or bowl game party. This is a special event in a very rural community. This party is helping to promote peace in the world, one personal encounter at a time.


DEWEY POLICE DEPARTMENT: Chief: Burke a 'go-to guy'

Crimes and people may have changed, but Bob Burke will keep his old-fashioned work values until the day he retires. Burke is retiring as a captain with the Dewey Police Department after 29 years of service — 38 years total law enforcement service in Oklahoma and Kansas.


Indy College Issues Statement Regarding Coach Situation

Independence Community College has issued a statement regarding the situation between Head Football Coach Jason Brown and a German born player. There was a fiery text exchange between the player, Alexandros Alexiou (a LEX ee oh) and Head Football Coach Jason Brown on social media. In the exchange, B


First woman Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas stops by Emporia church

When she was studying at the University of Kansas, The Rev. Cathleen Chittenden Bascom heard a calling to the ministry — a surprise, since her family wasn’t especially “churched.”


Kansas Humane Society and WAAL team up to host cat event

The Wichita Animal Action League and Kansas Humane Society are teaming up to host a free cat spay and neuter event. The first sixty felines will be offered free spay and neuter surgery, as well as a free microchip and rabies shot.


Kansas judges, legislators dig into details of suspended-license amnesty program

Sedgwick County Judge Phil Journey said state lawmakers can dramatically improve lives of low-income Kansans by adopting a statewide amnesty program for people with suspended drivers' licenses.