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TOPEKA — An invasive species of crayfish known for considerable ecological damage and for attacking people and animals with its large claws has been discovered for the first time in the wild in Kansas, state…

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The costs of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic have forced Mexican archaeologists to re-bury a unusual find that combined colonial and pre-Hispanic features.  The National Institute of Anthropogy and History had…

A global pandemic isn’t the most ideal time for a community to make a major change to health care. But that’s exactly what happened in Allen County, as the Allen County Regional Hospital began a…

BLY, Ore. (AP) — The nation’s largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames even…

The Allen County Fair kicked off its official start on Thursday with several shows and events. It continues through the weekend.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday pinned Kansas’ hopes of keeping the COVID-19 delta variant in check on more people getting inoculated because it is spreading rapidly among the unvaccinated. Kelly acknowledged…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unfazed by Republican threats of a boycott, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared that a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will take on its “deadly serious” work whether Republicans participate…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court upheld on Friday most of the convictions against a Wichita woman for torturing and killing a man in a crime that the trial judge called “horrific beyond…

LAHARPE — One of the myriad byproducts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the way it hampered production at feedlots across the country, was the cost of beef. Just as importantly, it also meant great difficulty…

Wednesday’s Allen County Fair Horse Show brought a small number of competitors but big smiles.