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Kansas man charged with kidnapping Michigan teen he met on Snapchat

ST. CHARLES, Mich. (KAKE) - A Kansas man is accused of driving to Michigan and kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl he met on Snapchat. WJRT reports 33-year-old Scott Janner appeared in court Wednesday on seven charges that include kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, including four c


Kansas bicyclist crossing Route 66 killed in crash, state troopers say

A Kansas cyclist has died after he was struck by a Jeep while crossing Route 66 at night, officials say. Emergency personnel were called at around 7 p.m. Wednesday to an accident on K-66 about a mile and a half west of Galena in Cherokee County, a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report shows. David Furr


Another winter storm takes aim at Kansas

Meteorologist Mark Larson says we'll enjoy a couple of trouble-free weather days, and milder temps, before another winter storm plows across Kansas Friday night and Saturday. Look for increasing clouds Thursday with afternoon highs ranging from the upper 30s and lower 40s across northern Kansas to t


Conserving the Gems of Kansas set for Feb. 26

On Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Hesston, the Dyck Arboretum of the Plains will continue its 2019 Winter Lecture Series with "Conserving the Gems of Kansas" presented by Rob Manes, director of The Nature Conservancy in Kansas.


Kansas governor experiencing a rocky start

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's election is created by some to a national buzz about a possible shift to the left in state politics. But many Republicans remain unimpressed and feel little pressure to take up her big initiatives.


Anti-gay advocate who lobbied in Kansas now ‘security concern’ in Missouri statehouse

Chris Sevier, the anti-gay, anti-porn advocate who met with Kansas lawmakers earlier this month, has been deemed a security concern in the Missouri Capitol. Missouri Senate Administrator Patrick Baker sent out an email early Thursday morning to the entire senate and staff with the subject line “secu


Pompeo on Kansas Senate run: 'It's ruled out'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that he has "ruled out" running for a soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat in his home state of Kansas next year in favor of remaining in his role as President Donald Trump’s top diplomat.


BHS girls' hoops at district

With the 2018-2019 regular season in the books, Burlington High School’s girls’ varsity hoopsters began Class 2A District 4 postseason action, which is in progress and will conclude with the final two contests at Vista Peak in Aurora Thursday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 23.


Cougar grapplers head to regional

Burlington High School’s varsity grapplers will head to Akron Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and 16, when they compete in the Class 2A Regional 3 tournament with intentions to qualify for the state wrestling tournament coming up the next week.


City's $9,829,403 budget up very little from last year

Burlington’s city council has approved a budget of $9,829,403 for 2019, which is up just $23,344 from last year’s $9,806,059 budget. The budget maintains the city’s adherence to four fundamental principles:


Vacancies on two city boards

The city of Burlington is currently seeking board members for the Board of Adjustment and Appeals and the Planning and Zoning Commission. The Board of Adjustment and Appeals functions and powers include: