Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) have proclaimed January “Kansas Radon Action Month” to help educate Kansans about the dangers of radon exposure and encourage actions to identify and address radon problems in the home.
Yesterday U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and 25 U.S. Senators introduced the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act, bipartisan legislation proposing sanctions on Iran if the nation breaches the interim Joint Plan of Action agreed to in Geneva or fails to reach a final agreement.
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) joined U.S. Senator Mike Johanns (Neb.) and 41 of his colleagues in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor this week regarding reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) is overreaching its authority and circumventing Congress by imposing regulations on small farms that are exempt by law.
People new to the hobby of birding always have the same reaction, according to Steve Ford, a professor of zoology at Pittsburg State University.
A Carthage boy told a Jasper County judge he’s not guilty of raping a rural Carthage girl last week.
This time of year, people often feel the spirit of giving.
The Carthage couple accused of murdering Raymond Ritchhart in his home on Douglas Court on Dec. 7 made their first appearance in Jasper County Associate Circuit on Monday.
Trustees of the Joplin Police and Firemen’s Pension Board face more questions about how to resolve a dispute over the calculation of disability pay, and now they’re strapped with a deadline.
A student entrepreneur group at Pittsburg State University has received a gift that its members believe will keep on giving. The soon-to-be dissolved Alliance for Technology Commercialization organization has given $6,000 to Enactus, and pledged another $20,000 to be earmarked for the group.
The Joplin area can expect an active weekend of weather to usher in the first day of winter on Saturday. The forecast calls for freezing drizzle, freezing rain, snow and cold, and the potential for severe storms and flooding in some areas through Sunday.