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Kansas Supreme Court again overturns sentence in Shawnee County case

A prison sentence that was legal when pronounced does not become illegal if the law subsequently changes, the Kansas Supreme Court said Friday in reversing — for the second time — a calculation by Shawnee County District Judge Nancy Parrish of the sentence to be served by convicted robber Jimmy Lee


Colorado trucker charged in deaths of 5 on Kansas Turnpike

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A truck driver from Greeley, Colorado, is charged with five counts of vehicular homicide for a fiery 2017 crash that killed five people on the Kansas Turnpike near Bonner Springs.


Stultz says Shelton talks like "a farm kid from Marshall County"

Talking to Blake Shelton was “just like talking to a farm kid from Marshall County,” said Karl Stultz, who delivered a Landoll Corp. grain drill to Shelton April 9 in Mansville, Okla.


Blue Springs man arrested for drugs

A Blue Springs man was arrested late Thursday night after authorities smelled drugs during a traffic stop in Beatrice. Just before midnight on Thursday a Beatrice police officer on patrol observed a Pontiac Grand Prix driving south on the 200 block of South Sixth Street without visible registration.


School board votes to buy new activity bus

A new white 51-passenger E-Coach 45 bus will join the transportation fleet at Marysville Junior-Senior High for use as an activity bus. Unified School District 364 school board members voted 5-1 April 10 to spend not more than $230,000 for the bus, which will be bought from National Bus Sales, Tulsa


Increased enforcement to take place over 420 weekend in Kansas

TOPEKA — There will be increased traffic enforcement and police visibility across the state to crack down on drugged driving, according to a Kansas Department of Transportation press release. This enforcement will run from April 19-21, where 420 (April 20) is largely recognized for its social attent


Police identify gunman accused of shooting Kansas police officer

RUSSELL, Kan. (KSNT) - The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has identified the man accused of shooting an officer at a Russell hotel. Police said Taylor Malcolm, 29, of Lenexa, fired four shots through a hotel room door hitting the officer in the leg. It happened at 8:15 p.m. Thursday at Days Inn.


Marysville’s Easter egg hunt set Saturday

More than 10,000 eggs will be scattered in Marysville City Park for kids to hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday during the annual community Easter egg hunt. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance.


Water levels mostly steady in western Kansas

LAWRENCE — Groundwater levels during 2018, on average, rose slightly or remained about even throughout most of western and central Kansas, according to preliminary data compiled by the Kansas Geological Survey.


Marshall County Commissioners take action following last week’s KBI investigation

MARYSVILLE, KS – The Marshall County Commissioners meeting Monday went into executive session three times to discuss county security measures. This came after a motion was unanimously approved to remove County Clerk Sonya Stohs’ name from any county credit cards, and replace her name with Deputy Cle


Kansas receives roughly $55.9 million payment from tobacco settlement

TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) -- Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Friday that Kansas has received its annual tobacco settlement payment totaling more than $55.9 million. The $55,989,218.94 total was received on Thursday and is consistent with the estimate that the attorney general provided last fall


Spurlin homers as K-State beats No. 19 TCU, 7-4, for 3rd straight win

Terrence Spurlin was at the top of Tointon Family Stadium’s home dugout stairs when he pocketed the baseball, the same one the Kansas State first baseman had crushed some 350 feet over the wall hours earlier Thursday night, a two-run home run that gave K-State an even wider lead in its eventual 7-4


Central Kansas Outdoors 4-20

Join outdoor expert Bob Roberts on Saturday mornings on 1150 KSAL for the latest edition of Central Kansas Outdoors. Bob Roberts interviews Brian Sowers, fisheries biologist for Wilson reservoir.


A warm weekend for Kansas

Chief Meteorologist Ross Janssen says that a warm weekend is in store for Kansas with temperatures climbing into the 80s for much of the state. Skies will be clear Saturday morning with lows in the 40s and light winds. South breezes will increase Saturday afternoon with highs getting back into the 8


Future Loss of Dry Cleaning Service, Prompts Discussion

BEATRICE – When the City of Beatrice completes acquisition of land for a new fire and rescue station, a side effect will mean Beatrice is left without a dry cleaning business. One of the properties being acquired is the land where Jan’s Cleaners has operated. The business owners are retiring.


County releases audit for KBI probe

The aftermath of the April 4 Kansas Bureau of Investigation search at Marshall County Clerk Sonya Stohs’ office and home continued at Monday’s meeting of Marshall County commissioners.


Gov. Laura Kelly allows Farm Bureau health-coverage bill to become Kansas law

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly said Friday the bill granting Kansas Farm Bureau authority to sell health coverage exempted from state and federal regulation would become state law without her signature.


One killed, another injured in crash on Kansas Turnpike

A man is dead, another seriously injured after a one-vehicle accident on the Kansas Turnpike. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike one mile south of the El Dorado exit around three Thursday afternoon.


Sales Tax Bill Passes, For Paying “Beatrice Six” Judgment

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would let a rural Nebraska county raise its sales tax to pay off a $28.1 million legal debt has won final approval from lawmakers. Lawmakers passed the measure Wednesday on a 43-6 vote despite objections that it would let Gage County supervisors impose the tax withou


4 smart home improvements that pay off

(BPT) - These days, home upgrades are increasingly focused on one key feature: connectivity. In 2019, buyers want smart homes they can easily control from anywhere. From smart HVAC and sprinkler systems to connected garage door openers, it’s all about creating convenience and comfort.