The whooping crane migration is underway and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge officials are encouraging visitors to the Stafford County refuge in the next few weeks to use some bird etiquette as the rare and endangered birds pass through Kansas.
After lifting the spirits of Kansas Democrats eager to oust conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback over his aggressive tax-cutting experiment, challenger Paul Davis appears to be losing ground as the state's GOP loyalties and a hail of negative television ads take their toll.
Kansas' highest court Friday agreed with the first-degree murder conviction of the man who admitted shooting abortion provider Dr. George Tiller to death, rejecting his argument that he should have been allowed to present a defense that his actions were necessary to stop a greater wrong.
Hesston senior Mikala Heddin would be a strong competitor in this year's Class 3A cross country state championships but her religious beliefs will stop her from running in this weekend's regional qualifying races.
It's 6:35 on a cool October morning, still nearly an hour before sunrise, when Mychal Shaw emerges from his bedroom, pulls a Lee's Summit North shirt over his head and joins his family in the kitchen for a morning prayer. At his mother's request, he locks hands with his father and younger brother.
After finding heavy smoke in her Mission Hills home, Christine Maurer realized she left a valuable item behind: her World Series tickets. Ironically, as she waited outside her home, Maurer spotted George Brett walking his dog.