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5 Questions: Shear Madness
September 28, 2011
Don’t prune trees in fall, expert recommends
Avoiding the flu: Time for vaccines, health officials say
September 21, 2011
Some health providers already have begun flu clinics, and flu shots will continue to be offered the vaccine throughout the influenza season. Here, officials with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment discuss flu shots.
Prisoner escapes from Lansing Correctional Facility
September 14, 2011
Ronny Dale Peters is a minimum custody inmate, 33 years old, white male, 5’2” and 110 pounds. He has red/auburn hair, blue eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue shirt, and either black boots or tennis shoes.
Volunteers flock to Holy-Field Winery in Basehor to help harvest
September 8, 2011
Early on a cool, sunny September morning, a crowd of about 150 people gathers on the edge of the 16-acre Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery grounds in Basehor. They’re here to provide free labor.
Family Dollar files plans for Eudora store
August 31, 2011
Eudora is set to get a Family Dollar store.
Injury accidents gnarl traffic on three highways
KHP closes K-10 for six hours
August 26, 2011
All lanes of Kansas Highway 10 near Eudora were reopened shortly after 10:15 p.m. after the Kansas Highway Patrol’s commercial vehicle accident reconstruction team investigated a serious accident from earlier Thursday afternoon.
Back to School: Help kindergartners get off to strong start
August 17, 2011
Help kindergartners get off to strong start
New DUI law tougher, but loopholes still exist
Central database, tougher penalties can’t keep all drunken drivers off streets
12:00 a.m., August 15, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Is it possible someone in Kansas has 100 DUIs and is still driving around? Unlikely, but it’s possible, he said.
Creditworthy? Advice for parents as students hit the road with their first credit cards
August 10, 2011
As the fall semester draws near at area colleges and universities, the Kansas Credit Union Association offers advice, below, to parents about students and credit cards.
K-10 committee looks at pilot project for cable-median barriers
July 15, 2011
Members of the Johnson County Commission on Thursday proposed a pilot project to install cable-median barriers along Kansas Highway 10 in two spots between Lawrence east to Lenexa.
Higher food costs: Increases attributed to higher demand
July 14, 2011
Sean Fox, a professor of agricultural economics at Kansas State University, answers questions about rising food prices around the globe.
Three Eudora residents linked to recent burglaries of vehicles and sheds
July 6, 2011
Douglas County prosecutors have charged three Eudora residents in connection with several recent burglaries of vehicles and sheds.
On the grill: Follow this advice to make fires, injuries rare
June 29, 2011
The United States Fire Administration and Safe Kids Kansas answer questions about grilling and safety.
Eudora man faces animal cruelty charge related to ‘shocking’ condition of pony’s hooves
June 29, 2011
A rural Eudora man turned himself in Monday after Douglas County prosecutors filed an animal cruelty charge accusing him of neglecting to care for his Shetland pony’s hooves.