Saturday, December 5, 2020

COVID mortality rate hits new low, Kelly imposes mask mandate

The COVID mortality rate in Kansas fell to a record-low 1.9% statewide, and the rate outside of state-identified clusters also set a new low of 0.9% on Monday.  On the same day, Governor Laura...

JoCo doc: COVID positivity rate artificially high, from skewed sample

Dr. Christine White, a pediatrician with Johnson County Pediatrics, says the COVID positivity rate is artificially high because "the data is obtained from a skewed sample." White says the vast majority of people tested...

COVID cases growing faster in counties with mask mandates

In early August, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Dr. Lee Norman doctored a chart to justify mask mandates, claiming the counties that adopted Governor Kelly’s order were “winning the battle.”  It wasn’t...

Johnson County legislator proposes 5% ‘privilege’ tax on sale of guns and ammo

Rep. Jerry Stogsdill (D-Prairie Village) introduced a bill in the Kansas legislature that would impose a 5% privilege tax on the sale of guns and ammunition in the state. Law enforcement and the military would be...

Wichita baseball stadium project skyrockets to $210 million

Details buried in documents associated with the January 21st City Council agenda show the Wichita baseball stadium project has skyrocketed from the original $75 million to $210 million. Multiple phone calls and messages to the city’s...

Olathe teacher seminar loaded with political bias

Several teachers walked out of an in-service presentation on finding reliable news sources when the presenter said Fox News should only be referred to as “Fox entertainment.” The presenter was an Olathe school district...

Superintendent hires wife, son in Southern Cloud school district

USD 334 Southern Cloud, with only 146 students and 41 employees last year, is one of the smallest school districts in Kansas but three of the 13 highest-paid employees belong to the same family. ...

Missouri Senate Candidate Tony Monetti Has Unusual Background

On Monday, May 8, Tony Monetti, a Republican from Warrensburg, will be announcing his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on the steps of the historic Truman Courthouse in Independence at 7 p.m. He will do...

COVID cases trending down, states without lockdowns do better

COVID-19 cases are trending downward in Kansas and the states that aren't on mandatory lockdowns have fewer cases and deaths per capita, but Kansas Governor Laura Kelly apparently still plans to extend her stay-at-home...

COVID cases jumped last week in counties with mask mandates

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment spent the last two weeks trying to convince Kansans that their manipulated data proved mask mandates (not masks, mind you, but mask mandates) were causing daily cases...