Agricultural Secretary Sonny Perdue is speaking next month at Kansas State University. Perdue's appearance is part of the Landon Lecture series. The series is named for former Kansas Gov. Alf Landon, who was the 1936 Republican nominee for president. The series was established in 1966 to bring in speakers to discuss issues facing business, politics and international relations. Perdue will talk about lessons in public service that he learned on the farm. The lecture is free and open...
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite certain why.
The Passenger Rail Organization of Kansas and Oklahoma is discussing ways to get more people to travel by train. The Southwest Chief Amtrak route currently travels through Kansas from Chicago to Los Angeles and has been continued at least for another year.
Vice President Mike Pence will make a visit to Wichita next week in support of Kansas Secretary of State and Gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach, and the following day attend a private fund-raising event for GOP Congressional Candidate Steve Watkins in the Capital City. A GOP official tells KSNT News that Pence will attend the fund-raiser October 19th in Topeka. No location or time specified for the Topeka event.