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Wichita officials say an auction of items from the city’s old Mid-Continent Airport terminal is expected to net about $83,000. The Wichita Eagle reports people bid on everything from bathroom signs to the lobby bar during the auction Tuesday.
Comotion in Pratt County overnight, as a 22 year-old man is arrested after a police chase. Sheriff Vernon Chinn says a deputy tried to stop a car on Lake Road west of SE 25th Avenue at about 1 this morning. The man didn’t stop, but he was eventually captured near SE 50th and SE 70th […]
The Kansas Aviation Museum is set to host an open house to celebrate its 25th anniversary in Wichita. The Wichita Eagle reports the museum, which is housed in the former terminal for the Wichita Municipal Airport, will have an open house Thursday. There will be a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony at the event, which is open […]
A Kansas judge is allowing two voters to continue pursuing a lawsuit challenging how Secretary of State Kris Kobach is enforcing a proof of citizenship requirement for registering. Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis (Tice) also suggested in an order that Kobach exceeded his authority in declaring that voters who use a federal form to […]
Police are investigating what appears to be a shooting in Wichita overnight. A man walked into the ER at St. Joseph overnight suffering from a gunshot wound. He reported he’d been in the area of Harry and Lulu, but police have little information so far.
Governor Sam Brownback says Kansas will sue the Obama administration if detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are brought to Fort Leavenworth. The governor of South Carolina is issuing a similar threat as the Pentagon considers whether to put detainees in the Naval Brig in Charleston. The closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention center has been […]
The three-member Kansas Corporation Commission is endorsing Westar Energy’s latest rate increase proposal. The state’s largest utility plans to boost rates by $78 million annually, meaning households will pay between $5 and $7 more a month beginning in the fall. Ratepayer advocates were hoping for a smaller increase of about $56 million.
Several groups are planning a statewide project that will combine history and art to spotlight lesser known but influential figures and events from Kansas’ past. The Kansas People’s History Project is a partnership between the Douglas County Historical Society and five arts and education organizations. The project will kick off Thursday with a workshop at […]
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