U.S. Sens.Jerry Moran, left, and Pat Roberts, center, and Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, right, respond to comments made during a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, May 28, 2013, on a utility plant for the new federal biosecurity lab in Manhattan, Kan. The $1.2 billion lab will replace an aging facility at Plum Island, N.Y., and conduct research on animal diseases. (AP Photo/John Milburn)

Ground broken on NBAF project

Kansas and federal officials gathered for a ground breaking ceremony for the first phase of a new federal biodefense lab in Manh

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New Chief Development Officer

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters announced today that Mary Shannon has joined the mentoring organization to lead the statewide efforts as the…

New exhibit puts “hope” on display

Several churches collaborate on new exhibit that showcases “Signs of Hope” in Topeka through visual and performing arts. The exhibit opens F…

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Kansas to break ground on NBAF project

After several years of political and fiscal wrangling, Kansas officials are preparing to formally break ground on a new federal biodefense l…


Vacant flour mill destroyed by fire

Investigators are seeking the cause of a fire that destroyed a vacant flour mill and several rail cars in southwestern Kansas.

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High waters near Eskridge

Donna Martin took these pictures Monday of high waters along a road and field just east of Eskridge. She says her rain gauge read 3.5 inches…