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AG Derek Schmidt takes aim at KU, K-State for vaccine policies

AG Derek Schmidt takes aim at KU, K-State for vaccine policies

TOPEKA (KSNT) — The Attorney General has informed both KU and K-State in a formal letter that they were in violation of a recent state law that was passed concerning the ability to opt-out of getting the vaccine because of religious exemptions. Road work ahead? Not anymore for this Topeka street According to the letter,…MORE

Washburn University campus glows with holiday lights

Washburn University campus glows with holiday lights

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Washburn University campus is aglow with holiday lights this time of year. Campus construction alters K-State basketball event parking The University invites everyone to walk through campus in a safe, outdoor and socially distanced way. The Washburn Winter Walk begins tonight and will remain lit through February.MORE

Road work ahead? Not anymore for this Topeka street

TOPEKA (KSNT) – If you live in West Topeka, your morning commute might be a little bit better soon. KHP says Kansas Rep. Aaron Coleman DUI investigation will be treated like any other case The construction project on Southwest 10th street has been in the works since late 2019. The project replaced the road from…MORE

Stormont Vail turns on Topeka lights with gifts for those in need

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The capital city is getting a little brighter Tuesday, thanks to a local hospital. Stormont Vail Health flipped the switch for a holiday light display at Tuesday evening’s “Warm and Thankful” event. Every year, the health center gathers gifts for those in need. This year, they teamed up with the Topeka Rescue…MORE

Christmas coming early this year for Topeka Public Schools’ students

Christmas coming early this year for Topeka Public Schools’ students

TOPEKA (KSNT) — Santa Claus came early this year for 120 Topeka Public School students. After being selected by counselors, these students were then allowed to shop until they drop at Kohl’s while being accompanied and helped by two volunteers from Advisors Excel. Kansas woman’s twist on Governor’s Mansion is seriously sweet Every year Advisors…MORE

Kansas woman’s twist on Governor’s Mansion is seriously sweet

TOPEKA, Kan. — A Lansing woman used her creativity to finish her dream house just in time for the holidays. Johanna Rosson’s house isn’t one that most would dream of, or ever dream of designing. Instead of choosing fixtures and finishing touches, Rosson’s design captivated her in the kitchen where she spent weeks creating a…MORE

Capital city announces new indoor athletic event coming soon

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Visit Topeka has announced a track-and-field event coming in February to Washburn University’s indoor athletics facility. The event is being organized by two huge names in the track-and-field industry, Cliff Wiley and Kenneth Ferguson. Their goal in creating this event is to draw youth from all around the country. Emporia Christmas tradition…MORE

Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, celebrated in State Capitol

Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, celebrated in State Capitol

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Jewish Community celebrated Hanukkah Monday evening at the State Capitol with Governor Laura Kelly and Secretary of State, Scott Schwab. The welcome was given by Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel, the message was given by Rabbi Mendy Wineberg. Governor Laura Kelly and Secretary of State Scott Schwab lit the Menorah. Fort Hays…MORE