The Eagle received two nearly identical questions about Kansas residents who register their vehicles out of state to avoid paying taxes. Both of the questions came from Wichitans concerned about Kansas’ budget shortfalls. (Video by Oliver Morrison and Fernando Salazar / The Wichita Eagle)
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid entertained the idea of being a sportswriter when he was in college at Brigham Young, even writing a column for the Provo Daily Herald. Football became his life, but he still loves to write and values the meaning of words — which helps explain why he is so cautious with the media despite his previous interest in being part of it.
Ten seminarians were ordained as priests during a ceremony at the Church of the Magdalen on Saturday. Ten is an unusually high number and helps the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, which before Saturday had 96 priests for 114,000 parishioners.
With Memorial Day weekend coming up, Judith Fertig and Karen Adler, cookbook authors of "Red, White and 'Que" (Running Press), demonstrated five tips for a successful grilling at Smoke 'n' Fire in Overland Park.
Flint Hills Nature Trail is 90 miles long, and growing, for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Flint Hills Nature Trail takes users through some of state’s best prairie and woodland views. Camping, meals available along the way. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
Thousands of tombstones at Fort Riley are being staightened and aligned as part of a $500,000 grant from Arlington Cemetery. About 3,000 soldiers and their spouses are buried at the Fort Riley Post Cemetery, which is considered part of the national cemetery system overseen by Arlington. Many of the tombstones date back to the mid 1800's. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
Kansas farmers and ranchers groups have enlisted actor and comedian Eric Stonestreet, star of "Modern Family," to help raise money to rebuild after this spring’s devastating wildfires. (Courtesy of Kansas Farm Bureau, Kansas Livestock Association and New Boston Creative Group)