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Hwy. 54 Seward Co. funding restored

An expansion project in Seward County is part of a package that includes $160 million in revenue planned for investment to state highways in fiscal year 2020. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly joined Kansas Department of Transportation secretary Julie Lorenz to announce KDOT’s plans to invest in revenue t


Broadcast Square audio archives February 4 to 15, 2019

You can listen to archived Broadcast Square audio from the week of February 4 to 8, 2019. Monday, February 4: (by phone) Gary W. Moore, author of Hey Buddy and historian of Buddy Holly, on the musician’s life and death.


Police: Kansas man run over by suspects stealing neighbor’s TV

SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating an aggravated battery and asking the public for help to locate suspects. Just before 4p.m. Thursday, police responded to a home in the 1800 Block of North Woodrow, according to officer Charley Davidson. A 47-year-old man told police tha


Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt continues to give

By reaching out to local charities this year the Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt renewed a relationship from the past. Partners In Education Foundation, Inc., (PIE), is the facilitator for a special project funded by the late Jeanette Rudy of Nashville TN. While attending the hunt in 1997 Mis


Winter weather causes traffic woes throughout Missouri, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) - The predicted snowfall Friday morning and early afternoon materialized and paralyzed Kansas City’s drivers. As of 1 p.m., several major interstates across the city had been closed.


WAC Bowling: Multiple Red Demons earn WAC honorable mentions

The Dodge City Red Demons boys and girls bowling teams had their end-of-season Western Athletic Conference Tournament Thursday. All four WAC schools with bowling programs; Dodge City, Garden City, Great Bend and Liberal, competed in a three-game set followed by a round robin three-game Bakers match,


Liberal police make arrest during drug bust

(LIBERAL, Kan.) Police in Liberal arrest a man after receiving a tip of someone selling drugs. Around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, Liberal police say officers checked a home in the 200 block of S. Clay after the report of someone selling drugs. Police say the 25-year-old man who lived there al


Kansas Highway Patrol cruiser involved in icy crash

A Kansas Highway Patrol cruiser was struck while working a crash scene. It happened Friday morning on I-235 and Kellogg in Wichita. No one was injured in the crash, but its something troopers say happen all too often.


What Kansas And Missouri Lawmakers Think About Trump's Border Emergency Declaration

For the most part, the reactions of Kansas' and Missouri's congressional delegation to President Donald Trump's emergency declaration Friday fell along party lines. Trump made the declaration Friday when he signed a bipartisan spending bill to keep the government open. The bill allocated only $1.3 b


UPDATE: Vehicle theft suspect in custody after NW Kansas pursuit, crash

DECATUR COUNTY — The suspect wanted in connection with a stolen vehicle in Thomas County has been apprehended. According to the Thomas County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect believed to have stolen a Ford pickup from a homestead east of Levant on Thursday allegedly stole a second vehicle in Colby befo


Man arrested in Kansas marijuana bust

LIBERAL, Kan. (KAKE) - Police in southwest Kansas have arrested a 25-year-old man on multiple drug-related charges after following up on a report that he was selling narcotics.


Kansas Gov. Kelly Rolls Back Changes To Child Welfare Contracts, Brings In Oversight

Before Laura Kelly took over as governor, the Kansas Department for Children and Families overhauled which private companies would manage its child welfare system, and how the department would oversee their work.


Liberal Bowling Takes Third in WAC

The boys finished 3rd place on the day, and wound up 3rd place on the season, only 4 points out of 2nd. The girls finished in 4th place today, and 4th place on the season. No girls from LHS medaled.


Local reaction and Kansas Congressman on President's wall funding

Wichita, Kansas (KSNW) - National emergency declaration by President Trump is trending on social media, and it's a talker in Wichita. "I just hate to see the wall go up. I don't care for that at all," said Wichita resident, Beverly Griggs. "I suppose we need it, though. But I feel sorry for the peop


Kansas bills calling gay marriage a 'parody' copied from activist who sued to wed laptop

A pair of bills introduced in the Kansas state legislature this week calling same-sex unions “parody marriages” are modeled after draft measures written by an anti-gay activist who has filed a series of lawsuits in different states seeking to marry his laptop.


Central Kansas Outdoors 2-16

Join outdoor expert Bob Roberts on Saturday mornings on 1150 KSAL for the latest edition of Central Kansas Outdoors. Bob Roberts talks about getting involved in expressing your opinion to state legislators about outdoor issues.


Former Cardinal living in Kansas Defrocked

(KSNW) Salina, Kan. - The Vatican says Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession.