Efforts to build a new biosecurity lab in Kansas are getting a huge boost, as President Barack Obama sends Congress a budget proposal that includes $714 million for construction of the facility at Kansas State University.
McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita is getting a $500,000 award from the Defense Department.
Parts of Kansas have had a fair amount of rain in recent weeks, but state officials say the persistent drought means it's still too dry for outdoor burning.
About 120,000 acres of Kansas land are in conservation easements and the director of the Nature Conservancy of Kansas says the number is growing.
A three-day summit meeting on homelessness and housing in Kansas takes place next week in Pittsburg.
A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration says as many as three people are dead after the crash of a small plane in Collinsville.
The Shockers are back in Wichita after their first trip to the Final Four since 1965.
One person has been taken into custody after an early morning shooting in Manhattan left one person dead and three others hospitalized.
Police say the body of a missing jogger has been found in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park.
Wichita State did everything right for nearly 30 minutes, building a second-half lead and putting itself in position to become the highest-seeded team to play for a national title.