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Law enforcement investigates accident Saturday night

Law enforcement spent part of Saturday evening investigating the cause of an injury accident. Emergency crews were called to the scene shortly before midnight. “Emergency responders were dispatched to the 200 block of West Pancake Boulevard for a reported injury accident. Responding officers found a


Local Cinco de Mayo celebration champions spirit and diversity

The 2018 Miss Cinco de Mayo, Amy Zeledon, waves to the crowd gathered on Kansas Avenue for last year’s Cinco de Mayo parade. This year’s celebration is nearing, and planning is gearing up for this year.The 2018 Miss Cinco de Mayo, Amy Zeledon, waves to the crowd gathered on Kansas Avenue for last ye


Kansas man arrested in Oklahoma for child sex crimes

Oklahoma police arrested a Kansas man on child sex crimes last week. The Morton County Sheriff's Office and Elkhart Police Department conducted a search warrant at a residence in Elkhart on April 17. It stemmed from allegations that were brought against Luke Loganbill in Texas County, Oklahoma.


Liberal Police Investigate Accident on Kansas Avenue

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at approximately 2:48 p.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the 300 block of North Kansas Avenue for a reported accident. Responding officers found a vehicle had struck a parked car.


Vulture causes crash that kills Kansas husband, wife

MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a vulture caused a crash that killed a married couple as they rode a motorcycle in southern Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the bird came out of a ditch Saturday afternoon and struck 42-year-old Brandon Husband, of Fowler, in the head on a rural roa


Robbery suspect used taser on Kansas mall security guard

SEDGWICK COUNTY— Law enforcement authorities are investigating an aggravated robbery and asking the public for assistance with information. Just after 11:45p.m. Sunday, police responded to a robbery call at the Towne East Mall security office in the 7700 Block of East Kellogg in Wichita, according t


Broadcast Square audio archives April 15 to 19, 2019

You can listen to archived Broadcast Square audio from the week of April 15 to 19, 2019. Monday, April 15: Mike Brack of Community Concerts of Liberal, on its upcoming 2019 into 2020 schedule.


Woman Connected to 2017 Kansas Murder Caught

Cherokee Co., Kan. - 57-year-old Diana Bohlander surrendered Sunday morning to law enforcement in Santa Barbara, California. Authorities believe Bohlander and her son Ty are connected to the death of 64-year-old James Mcfarland.


Kansas woman who bought out Payless store for Nebraska flood victims to appear Monday on ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’

HAYS, Kan. — A Kansas woman who donated 204 pairs of shoes to Nebraska flood victims after buying all the remaining shoes at a Payless store that was closing will appear this afternoon on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show.”


Kansas police chief accused of stalking, violating PFA in Reno County

A Kansas police chief was booked into jail Friday night for stalking and violation of a protective order. Bushton Police Chief Brian Treaster was taken to Reno County jail because of those suspicions. Bushton is in far northwestern Rice County, about 30 minutes from Great Bend.


School Building Upkeep Left To Local Taxpayers In Kansas, So Sometimes Sun Peers Through The Walls

EFFINGHAM, Kansas — In 2014, a cash-strapped school district in rural northeast Kansas turned to its residents with a plea: Pay a little more in taxes annually so we can renovate classrooms, update the wiring and give students better spaces to learn.


Kansas Highway Patrol arrests man after pursuit that led through northeast Johnson County

A man was arrested after leading Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers on a nearly 20-minute pursuit. 

Troopers say the chase started in Overland Park following a hit-and-run involving a light blue Dodge Grand Caravan in the vicinity of 74th Street and Horton just before noon.


Kansas’s 20 Safest Cities of 2019 announced by Safewise

Safewise has announced its safest cities in Kansas for 2019. “We’ve listed a total of about 64 cities,” said Rebecca Edwards with Safewise. “The Top 20 included Hesston at number one, Rose Hill debuting on the list at number two and Fairway rounding out the top three.”


Kansas Attorney Gen. Asks Supreme Court to Decide Who Can Name New Judge

KANSAS - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today asked the Kansas Supreme Court to decide who, if anyone, now has legal authority to appoint a new judge to the current vacancy on the Kansas Court of Appeals after withdrawal of the governor's first nominee.


Chairs take on new life for KCSL fund-raising event

Kansas Children’s Service League Grant Development Manager Cecilia Douglass displays this Mickey Mouse-themed chair created by Denise Musil of Deerfield. The chair is just one of several that will be up for bid at the upcoming “Chair”ish our Children event in Liberal. L&T photo/Robert Pierce.


50 Years of Chunking Chips in Beaver OK

The 50th Annual World Championship Cowchip Throw was held in Beaver Oklahoma, on a warm, windy Saturday afternoon. The annual throwing competition culminated a week full of festivities.


Hutch Sweeps Seward at Brent Gould

LIBERAL, Kan. – Poor pitching doomed the Seward County Community College baseball team in a doubleheader loss to Hutchinson Community College, 13-10 and 17-11, on Saturday at Brent Gould Field. The Saints fell to 16-12 in the Jayhawk West and 25-21. Seward hosts Clarendon at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at Bre


Manor of the Plains hosting free session

One of the most common questions when considering senior living is cost. What will it cost? Will you have funds enough to care for you or your loved one?. On Wednesday, May 1, at one of two sessions at Manor of the Plains, 200 Campus Drive in Dodge City, for an informative discussion about the costs


Dragons sweep Saints, stay tied for first

LIBERAL — The Hutchinson Community College baseball team rallied past Seward County in Game 2 to sweep a Jayhawk Conference West Division doubleheader, 13-10 and 17-11 in 10 innings, on Saturday.


Tyrone Wins District Baseball Title

Tyrone wins first district baseball championship since 1996. The Bobcats beat Waynoka 15-1 and knocked off Buffalo 5-0 and 9-0. Tyrone head coach Clay Witt and two Bobcats will be guests during Sportsguys Monday morning between 7:35 and 9 on 1270. The show re airs 12:30-2.