Archive for Wednesday, October 28, 2015

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Kansas university finds creative way to test drones outside
October 28, 2015
Researchers at Kansas State University’s Salina campus have found a unique solution to testing drones in a real-world environment while maintaining safety: They built a very big cage.
Township firefighters add EMS equipment
October 28, 2015
The Reno and Sherman township fire departments in Leavenworth County have implemented a new medical program in their response areas.
Annual Community Choice Challenge underway
October 28, 2015
Union Bank & Trust is once again offering a competition to benefit nonprofit organizations and the services they provide to Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and the surrounding communities through its Community Choice Challenge.
Bonner VFW part of countywide Veterans Day event
October 28, 2015
Bonner Springs VFW Post 6401 is a commemorative partner in a countywide Veterans Day Commemoration 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 7 at the Salvation Army Harbor Light Village, 6723 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan.
Kansas education’s new vision focuses on nonacademic skills
October 28, 2015
Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson on Tuesday unveiled a new vision for schools that would create individualized education plans for each student, placing equal focus on academic and nonacademic skills to help graduates be successful in the workforce.
Helin honored at last council meeting
October 28, 2015
Bonner Springs City Manager John “Jack” Helin insisted that the city not throw a big blowout to honor his retirement, but the Bonner Springs City Council did the best it could at its meeting Monday.
Kansas behind most states in not streaming Statehouse events
October 28, 2015
Kansas is among relatively few states in which legislators don’t provide live video or audio of at least some of their meetings to the public
Mature Living: Seniors who keep working are healthier, study says
October 28, 2015
Is retirement hazardous to your health? It’s an intriguing question in light of a new study that finds senior citizens who work are in better health than their counterparts who don’t.
Mature Living: Many parents offer their retirement savings to pay for children’s education
October 28, 2015
Parents and grandparents will do the darndest things to make their children and grandchildren happy, even if it means putting their own retirement security in jeopardy to help pay for college.
Mature Living: Government: No benefit hike for Social Security next year
October 28, 2015
Older Americans got a double dose of bad news recently: There will be no cost-of-living increase in Social Security benefits next year, and Medicare bills are set to soar for many.