The Kansas Department of Agriculture announced last week that it would move its offices from Topeka to Manhattan. Secretary of Agriculture Dale Rodman said officials at the Kansas State University Foundation made the suggestion.
Gov. Sam Brownback appointed Faith Maughan to the 18th Judicial District Court on Monday.
The 18th district covers all of Sedgwick County. The state's 31 Judicial Districts serve as trial courts for the state; they oversee all civil and criminal cases.
Maughan currently serves as judge in the city of Colwich and as prosecutor for the cities of Maize and Park City. On her website, she describes herself as a "pro-life, constitutional conservative, veteran with her roots in small-town Kansas."
University of Kansas Medical Center to start stem cell research; Lawmakers pass bill to reduce telecom regulations; Opponents see abortion bill as a new threat to choice in Kansas.
Kan. Lawmakers Approve Adult Stem Cell Center
Kansas lawmakers have approved a bill that would require the University of Kansas Medical Center to start a center to promote research and use of adult stem cells, cord blood and related stem cell therapies.
By NANCY ARMOUR The Associated Press ATLANTA - Luke Hancock came off the bench to score 20 points, walk-on Tim Henderson sparked a second-half rally with a pair of monster 3s and Louisville advanced to the NCAA title game Saturday night, escaping with a 72-68 victory over Wichita State.