Kansas Democratic Party Chair Joan Wagnon issued a statement following the release of a Survey USA poll of Kansas voters that showed Sam Brownback’s disapproval rating spiking to 58%, a ten point increase since SurveyUSA’s last Kansas poll in July of 2012: “Sam Brownback can’t hide from the truth: his policies are hurting Kansas families […]
Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural Derral & Sheila Sommerfeld – Classic Reproduction Wagon Works By Ron Wilson, director of the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development at Kansas State University. As the sun sets over the pastoral Flint Hills, a remarkable scene comes into view: Across the hillside comes a set of covered […]
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has released a new public service announcement that urges tough talk about the rules of driving a car. The ads show parents telling children to slow down and be careful since before they could walk, so there’s no point to stop warnings kids when they start driving.
Stacy Campbell K-State Research & Extension Control annual weeds now ahead of corn and sorghum Fall control of winter annuals now lessens headaches in spring Fall control of difficult weeds makes sense With row crop harvest underway, it’s time to start planning your fall herbicide applications to control winter annual broadleaf weeds and grasses ahead […]
by Rich Pottorff, Doane chief economist & Washington analyst Congress finally passed a bill that reopened the government, at least temporarily, and raised the debt ceiling enough to allow the government to pay its bills for a few months. The continuing resolution will fund the government until January 15th and the debt ceiling will allow […]
By John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau The end of agriculture in America is near. American agriculture will soon lose its competitive edge. So say some agricultural opponents. They also think that…. The high costs of producing food in America, compared with the costs in other countries, are pushing American producers out of business as foreign […]
You thought it was rough at Arrowhead for Chiefs games? This Jets fan is caught on tape punching a woman during Sunday’s Jets Patriots game.
(AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press says that governments that try to force citizens to decide between a free press and national security are creating a “false choice” that weakens democracy. Gary Pruitt said Saturday that the U.S. Justice Department’s secret seizure of records of telephone calls to and from AP […]
The Meatless Monday Campaign, aimed at cutting meat, dairy and egg consumption by 15 percent, is accused of misrepresenting its number of participants, especially in the categories of schools, food service and restaurants. The Meatless Monday Campaign gained traction in recent years, but is ready to celebrate its 10-year anniversary. An investigation by the Animal […]
Consumer alert: Drive defensively during deer season TOPEKA, Kan. — Although deer population numbers might be down nationwide, there’s still a need to be vigilant while driving this fall, according to Sandy Praeger, Commissioner of Insurance. A report from State Farm Insurance, using Federal Highway Administration data, said that deer numbers are down 3.5 percent […]