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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court Monday ruled for the third time in two years that the state’s spending on public schools is inadequate despite an increase approved earlier this year, but gave…

Happy Hearts FCE members met June 18 at Riverside Park in Iola. Marla Wilson gave the lesson on how dancing is a healthy and fun family activity. Emilia Wilkerson and her mother were guests. She…

Kansas received a passing grade for its highways earlier this week when the state’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers released its latest “infrastructure report card.” However, the engineers also warned that sweeping…

LAHARPE — Radio operators from Iola, La-Harpe, Garnett, Lone Elm and Welda attended the annual Iola Amateur Radio Club Field Day exercise Saturday and Sunday. Field Day is an annual event to encourage emergency preparedness…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Nine of 44 immigrant children placed under the care of a Kansas nonprofit working under contract with the federal government were separated from their parents at the border, a state agency…

A series of workshops on soil health and grazing practices are planned in the coming days and months. The first of the soil workshops will be July 9 at the Allen Community College Theatre in…

Nineteen years — that’s how long I have been an Extension agent and it has been a very good career for me! I thoroughly enjoy visiting with people and helping whenever I can. When I…

LONDON (AP) — Europeans may have to cut back on their summer barbecues. A shortage of carbon dioxide that has already drawn warnings from beer makers about potential production problems is also hitting food processing…

Extension Agent for 4-H Have you ever wondered how your grandmother crocheted that scarf for you or embroidered the pillowcases? Have you seen all the trendy crocheted and knitted fashion scarves? Have you looked at…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court this morning upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The 5-4 decision…