A proposal to start a new 401(k)-style pension plan for new Kansas teachers and government workers and a competing plan to boost the benefits of public retirees failed Monday to clear a committee in the state House.
The number of private schools in Wichita will drop from seven down to six. School leaders say the decision to shut down Bethel Life School after nearly 40 years was one the hardest things they’ve ever had to do.
Naadir Tharpe had 19 points to lead five Kansas players in double figures, and the fifth-ranked Jayhawks held off Oklahoma 83-75 on Monday night to wrap up a share of their 10th consecutive Big 12 championship.
The Maize school district board considered proposals for new facilities Monday night, and also tackled the student placement issue that will determine which schools students would attend.
Dr. Randall Fahrenholtz had a large impact on the community and his coworkers say he represented what a doctor in rural medicine should be.
It’s been a busy legislative session in Topeka, but with the state of Kansas being mocked on national television, one lawmaker says it’s time to just go home.
A House committee has made significant changes to a proposal that would mandate parental action before students receive sex education in Kansas public schools.
With Severe Weather Awareness Week right around the corner, USD 259 is taking active measures when it comes to building storm shelters for every school in the district.
It’s something that’s caused a lot of outrage in Wichita Monday. A local company trying to sell off an album that featured Dennis Rader as a band member. The Rader family says it isn’t the same person.
A bench trial has been set for the man accused of driving a bus full of students into a creek on Halloween.
Severe weather season is coming and Kansans are urged to prepare.
A 63-year-old man with a record of child abuse has been sentenced to life without parole after being found guilty of aggravated indecent liberties with a child in Sedgwick County District Court.
A House budget committee has accepted a subcommittee’s recommendation to increasing spending for Kansas public higher education by about $44 million over the next two years.
Wichita State is No. 2 in AP top 25 out Monday.
Boeing machinists who help build fighter jets in St. Louis and two other locations have agreed to a new labor deal.