Westar Energy said Monday it would pay more to compensate homeowners upset about larger electrical poles, or even buy their homes, in northeast Wichita. Courtesy photo From Westar Energy’s perspective, homeowners with 105-foot metal poles on their property will be compensated. Students and nonprofits operating in the 67214, 67208 and 67219 ZIP codes will benefit […]

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A tight market for nursing homes could mean that others close, if new operators can’t be found. By The state of Kansas had to take over 22 financially struggling nursing homes last year — the most anyone connected to the industry could remember. Officials with the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services said they […]

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FILE – In this Aug. 13, 2018, file photo, Johnson County, Kan., Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker speaks during the Johnson County Board of Canvassers, in Olathe, Kan. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has signed a bi-partisan bill that requires election officials to notify voters before their mail-in ballots are thrown out because of problems with signatures. […]

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Wichita, KS (Thunder) – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, AHL’s Bakersfield Condors and powered by Toyota, announced today that Head Coach Malcolm Cameron will not return for the 2019-20 season. "I want to thank Malcolm for his hard work and dedication to the organization over the last three seasons," stated […]

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(Realtor) WICHITA, KS — If you’re searching for a new place, odds are you’ve already combed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you’ve may gotten a decent idea of what these homes are like from the photographs, there’s just no comparison to witnessing the real thing. Ready to see what’s out […]

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So you want to look at some open houses for sale in Wichita this weekend? Good idea. An open house planned by the right realtor can help you in any number of ways. Open houses provide you information on how to list and show your own house and they can give you an idea of […]

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Flooding near Atchison – Twitter/@KHPAircraft Craig, Missouri – Twitter/@MSHPTrooperH KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP/KAKE) – The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has issued an executive order to ease regulations for truckers participating in flood relief across the Midwest. The order exempts commercial motor carriers and operators […]

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Two Minor League ballpark groundbreakings occurred in February: Wichita, Kansas (left), and Fredericksburg, Virginia. January’s Batting Around column featured a rundown of 2020’s four new Minor League Baseball locations: Madison, Alabama; Kannapolis, North Carolina; Wichita, Kansas and Fredericksburg, Virginia. Construction is now underway on all four facilities. Madison will host the Southern League’s Rocket City […]

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Veterans in Wichita are getting some help thanks to students across the state. More than a dozen schools from the region collected supplies and donations for the Veterans Village of Wichita. Twelve students from Chase County Junior Senior High School delivered them Tuesday afternoon. "There’s so much that veterans have done […]

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Photo: KSN News Video Blight homes have been an issue in Wichita and around Kansas for years, but two bills going through the state legislature could bring hope to residents frustrated with the eyesores. Bill 2314 and Bill 2238 are being looked at by state lawmakers and could change the consequences for owners of abandoned […]

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