Crum to retire from Kansas House

A south-central Kansas Republican is retiring from his seat in the state House of Representatives and will not seek re-election this fall.

Free summer meals

Several school cafeterias and other sites across Wichita will be offering free breakfasts, lunches or afternoon snacks to the city’s hungry …

Pay to potty

The school district in Vancouver is investigating a third-grade teacher accused of using a “pay to potty” policy that required students to s…

500-pound church bell stolen

A tiny western Pennsylvania church says its 500-pound brass bell is missing, and police suspect someone has stolen it for scrap — the same t…

Praire dog plague

Sylvatic plague that has devastated prairie dog colonies across western South Dakota since 2007 has spread north and east, and the disease i…