Schowalter Villa announces building name and dedication date

By KBBE News
April 22, 2018

HESSTON-  Two years ago this month, Bluestem Communities announced thePrivate Home for Everyone Campaignto help raise funds to construct a new, two-story assisted-living addition for Schowalter Villa residents and the community.

This week, Bluestem Communities announced the grand opening
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Pilot program helps improve health of Salina Medicaid population

By KBBE News
April 22, 2018

Participants in a pilot project in Salina, Kansas, are living healthier and more active lives after KanCare (Kansas’ Medicaid program) and Cerner collaborated to improve their overall well-being. Starting in June 2015, the initiative used targeted data to focus on
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Report reviews governing body

By KBBE News
April 19, 2018

On Monday, April 30, City Commissioners will hear a report from City Attorney Jeff Houston regarding options available to reconfigure the structure of McPherson’s governing body. After the November 2017 election, Mayor Tom Brown requested a study to explore options in
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Wildland fires in Western Kansas contained; High Fire Danger likely for Wednesday

By KBBE News
April 18, 2018

A large wildland fire that originated in Colorado and crossed into Kansas late Tuesday evening, affecting Stanton and Morton Counties, was contained overnight.  Multiple structures were impacted by the fire and damage assessment by local authorities will be done today in those
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Kansas sees slight drop in distribution of prescription opioids in 2017

By KBBE News
April 18, 2018

 According to data reported to Kansas’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, K-TRACS, there were at least 2,579,058 opioid prescriptions and 189,525,054 opioid units (i.e., pills, patches, films or vials) dispensed to Kansas patients in 2017. This corresponds to a rate of
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