Category Archives: Local News

ATV crash leaves one dead, others seriously injured

BARTON COUNTY (KSNT) – A 42-year-old man is dead and two are injured after a crash in Great Bend on Saturday night. Bryan Kramer, 42, of Great Bend, was killed while driving a Polaris Razr UTV on the south side of Great Bend. The vehicle was traveling eastbound in the 3000 block of Dike Road…MORE

School is almost back in Wamego

WAMEGO (KSNT) – As summer draws to a close, schools around the area are back in session. Monday, Aug. 15, marks the first day of school in the Wamego school district. After last Friday’s transition day for new 6th and 9th graders, grades 1st through 5th, 7th, 8th, and 10th-12th are ready to work. The…MORE

Closure of westbound I-70 in Topeka begins Monday

Closure of westbound I-70 in Topeka begins Monday

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Kansas Department of Transportation is reminding drivers that westbound traffic on Interstate 70 through downtown Topeka will be closed beginning Monday. All traffic from S.E. 8th Street to Topeka Boulevard will be closed while crews patch pavement on the Polk-Quincy Viaduct. The closure will begin on Aug. 15 and could go…MORE

Patrick Mahomes stars in new Oakley ad with daughter, Sterling

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes stars in the newest TV commercial for Oakley and is joined by some familiar faces. His one-year-old daughter, Sterling Mahomes, joins him on his lap while he reads her a book and gives her a motivational message. “To my number one pick, welcome to life.…MORE

‘Event like no other’: Day 2 of NHRA ends

‘Event like no other’: Day 2 of NHRA ends

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Competition is heating up in the Heartland, as racers from across the nation compete in Shawnee County. “We’re gonna have 15 to 20 thousand people a day braving the heat to come out here and watch 330 MPH dragsters in funny cars and all the rest of the categories going down the…MORE

UTV crash, one dead, others seriously injured

BARTON COUNTY (KSNT) – A 42-year-old man is dead and two are injured after a crash in Great Bend on Saturday night. Bryan Kramer, 42, of Great Bend, was killed while driving a Polaris Razr UTV on the south side of Great Bend. The vehicle was traveling eastbound in the 3000 block of Dike Road…MORE

Antron Brown races to 1st NHRA victory as team owner

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Three-time season champion Antron Brown raced to his first victory as a team owner Sunday in the Menards NHRA Nationals. Brown broke a 30-event drought, beating four-time defending series champion Steve Torrence in the final round for his 69th victory and first since the third race of the 2021 season. The…MORE

New COVID-19 guidelines affect back-to-school

KANSAS (KSNT) – Students are preparing for school across the state and with many COVID-19 guidelines changing, parents may be wondering how they should prepare. Last week, the Center for Disease Control loosened COVID-19 protocols, and these changes come just as summer nears its end. The new guidelines included removing quarantine for those who have…MORE

Discovery center provides children with sensory-friendly play

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Kansas Discovery Center is hosting Sensory-Friendly Sundays to give children the opportunity to enjoy sensory-friendly environment. Admission to the space is free to families with children who have autism or have children that would benefit from sensory-friendly playtime. The reoccurring event will take place on the second Sunday of every month…MORE