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Kansas Writer Laura Moriarty Explains How It Felt To Watch The Movie Version Of Her Book

When Kansas-born actress and dancer Louise Brooks wanted to travel to New York City in 1922 at the age of 15, she could not go alone. She needed a chaperone. Brooks' five-week trip is the basis of Lawrence novelist Laura Moriarty's 2012 book "The Chaperone," which has now been made into a movie of t


Severe weather rolls across south-central Kansas

Spectacular lightning, heavy rain, and hail peppered south central and southeast Kansas Wednesday night. Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for several counties, including Sedgwick.


K-25 road work in Grant, Stevens counties starting April 24

Kansas Department of Transportation crews on Wednesday will begin a surface recycle and chip seal project on Kansas Highway 25 from the east U.S. Highway 56 junction in Stevens County to the south city limit of Ulysses.


One dead following rollover on Kansas Turnpike south of El Dorado

EL DORADO, Kan. (KSNW) - The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in the southbound lanes of the Kansas Turnpike. It happened just after 3 p.m. about a mile south of the El Dorado exit.


Kansas police officer seriously hurt when patrol car crashes into school bus

TYRO, Kan. (KAKE) - Authorities say a southeast Kansas police officer suffered serious injuries when his patrol vehicle rear-ended a school bus. The accident happened just after 4 p.m. Wednesday on Route 166 about two miles west of Tyro. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports the bus was stopped to drop


Big Kansas Road Trip to showcase NW Kansas

Local restaurants, businesses, and museums in three Northwest Kansas counties will welcome travelers from across the state during the Big Kansas Road Trip May 2-5. The road trip is organized by the Kansas Sampler Foundation to help Kansans learn more about their state and to preserve and sustain rur


Budweiser Clydesdales visit Kansas Capitol

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) - The Budweiser Clydesdale's were at the Kansas State Capitol on Thursday to celebrate the new Kansas law allowing stronger beer to be sold in convenience and grocery stores in Kansas.


Residents escape Kansas apartment building fire

MANHATTAN — Officials are working to determine the cause of a fire in an apartment complex in Manhattan. Just after 9:13 p.m.Wednesday, fire crews was dispatched to 415 Walters Drive Apartment 808 in Manhattan for a report of a structure fire with occupants possibly trapped, according to Deputy Chie


Many Kansas Babies Still Aren't Sleeping Safe. Here's What Families Should Know.

Many Kansas families may not be following safe sleep practices meant to cut down the risk that infants could die in their sleep. The first survey of its kind in the state found four in five new mothers said their babies sleep primarily on their backs.


Most expensive listing in Kansas is $9.25 million ‘French country home’ in Mission Hills

MISSION HILLS, Kan. — Want to live in a 12,360-square-foot “massive provincial French country home” without leaving Kansas City?. It’s only going to cost you $9.25 million.


New fiscal forecast gives Kansas a little room on Medicaid, tax relief

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials have issued a new fiscal forecast that is a little more optimistic about how much tax revenue the state should expect to collect over the next two years.


SCCC Poetry Coffeehouse Draws Large Crowd

Local writers and an award-winning poet drew a crowd of about 100 to the 10th annual Poetry Coffeehouse event at Seward County Community College April 12. Winners in three categories received a warm reception as they read their work and collected prizes ranging from scholarship awards to signed copi