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Kansas is a Midwestern state in the central region of the United States; an area often referred to as the “American Heartland". It is named after the Kansas River which flows through it. Today, Kansas is one of the most productive agricultural states, producing many crops, and leading the nation in wheat and sunflower production.
If retiring in Kansas, the cost of living is more than 12% below average, and assisted living and nursing home costs are lower than average.
Whether watching or participating in sports, Kansas has plenty to offer, including lengthy bike paths for cyclists. Fisherman in the state enjoy the more than 250 lakes and 10,000 miles of rivers and streams, and hunters like the variety of wildlife that the state offers.
News for Kansas from LJWorld.com
Apr 28, 2016 6:56 pm
Improvements to the Lawrence school district?s troubled Wi-Fi network will be made before 5,000 iPads are handed out to students and teachers next school year. The district?s network has been plagued ...
Apr 28, 2016 6:48 pm
The bill will require all universities to disclose how much students can expect to spend getting a degree and what their employment prospects will look like after graduation. It would also require the...
Apr 28, 2016 5:00 pm
The public is invited to attend project presentations by three University of Kansas Department of Design students who are recipients of the 2015-2016 MV Transportation Scholarship. The presentations a...
Apr 28, 2016 4:59 pm
University of Kansas visual art students will show their work for the department?s annual scholarship exhibition starting Sunday, May 1, at Chalmers Hall. The exhibition is free and open to the public...
Apr 28, 2016 4:58 pm
While millions of adults consume several hundred calories in sugary drinks every day, most of the messages about the dangers of overconsumption of sweet beverages focus on the risks they present child...
Apr 28, 2016 3:43 pm
The Kansas House has signed off on legislation meant to crack down on people who purposely ignore paying tolls on the state's turnpike.
Apr 28, 2016 3:41 pm
Three Republican senators testified Thursday in favor of a bill that would partially roll back a tax break that the GOP-controlled Legislature passed in 2012 that exempts more than 330,000 farmers and...
Apr 28, 2016 3:37 pm
Negotiators with the Kansas House and Senate have reached a deal on a package of open-records reforms, setting it up for final votes in the state Legislature.
Apr 28, 2016 2:50 pm
Using a $250,000 grant it was just awarded, the Lawrence Humane Society will hire more medical and behavioral staff to treat animals considered ?unadoptable? and get them into homes.
Apr 28, 2016 12:57 pm
After warning for days about violent storms that could rake the central U.S. with huge hail, high winds and strong tornadoes, forecasters will review whether the messages they sent were appropriate fo...