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Rural Kansas road to become Home on the Range Highway
April 6, 2015
Kansas is honoring the place where its famous state song was written by designating a nearby road as the Home on the Range Highway.
Dead ball’ no more: homers a more frequent highlight of baseball
April 6, 2015
This is a big week in Kansas City, with the Royals opening the season as the defending American League champions.
Remember When for April 9, 2015
April 6, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago this week.
Chronic wasting disease spreads to 6 more Kansas counties
April 6, 2015
State wildlife officials say chronic wasting disease has spread to six counties in southwest Kansas.
Braves track team takes fifth at Baldwin Invite
April 6, 2015
The Bonner Springs boys track and field team came away with a fifth-place finish at the 12-team Baldwin Invitational last week, finishing with 57 points.
State lifts avian flu restrictions in Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
April 6, 2015
The Kansas Department of Agriculture reports it has completed surveillance and testing of backyard flocks of poultry in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties and lifted the movement restrictions for the quarantined area.
8 years after tornado, Greensburg to have theater again
April 6, 2015
It’s been decades since Greensburg offered people a movie theater. That will change this month when the Twilight Theater opens, about 25 years after it closed and eight years after a tornado destroyed most of the Kiowa County town.
Kansas Board of Education to examine school laws, bonds
April 6, 2015
The Kansas State Board of Education is meeting April 16 to review changes to the state’s education laws including an overhaul in the way schools are funded.