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Preliminary data has 99 tornadoes reported in Kansas in May
June 9, 2015
Preliminary data shows storms that hit Kansas in May prompted reports of 99 tornadoes in the state.
Report: More winter wheat headed as harvest nears
June 9, 2015
The latest government snapshot of farm crops across Kansas reflects the wet conditions across much of the state.
Edwardsville residents question legality of ‘halfway house’
June 9, 2015
The city of Edwardsville is working to determine if a reported “halfway house” for criminal offenders is in violation of any laws after locating in a family-friendly neighborhood.
Court dismisses union’s lawsuit over Kansas law on tenure
June 9, 2015
A Shawnee County court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the state’s largest teachers’ union over a new state law that ended guaranteed tenure for public school teachers.
Remember When for June 11, 2015
June 9, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Operation of linotype once a valuable skill
June 9, 2015
When I turned 16 years old in March 1953, I entered a world that would be my career and lifelong work.
Kansas budget chief lays out possible cuts
June 9, 2015
Kansas would likely be forced to lay off prison guards, cut aid to public schools and reduce payments to health care providers and nursing homes if legislators don’t increase taxes, Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director told GOP lawmakers Monday.
Kansas lawmakers may resume talks on increasing taxes
June 9, 2015
Kansas legislators may resume negotiations over raising taxes to close a budget shortfall amid warnings about potential spending cuts from a top adviser to Gov. Sam Brownback.