Tag: counties

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly’s planned order requiring Kansas residents to wear masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus could be toothless in many parts of the state because counties can exempt…

(Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories investigating the decline in rural Kansas and efforts to reverse it.) COURTLAND, Kansas — Rural Kansas has a storied past, but decades of population…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration covering more than half of the Kansas’ 105 counties. The federal assistance approved Thursday will provide service and funds to help recovery from severe…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new law gives Kansas counties the legal option of letting voters cast ballots at any polling site within their county, but spotty internet service and aging voting equipment is expected…

In a national health report, Allen County rose a whopping 46 places when compared to other Kansas counties between 2018 and 2019. The report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranks Kansas counties on various…

Cities and local governments in several states said they will continue to use a Canadian company to offer employees prescription drugs at a highly reduced price, even though federal officials raised safety concerns about the…