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Posted on: February 16, 2024

State granted additional time to file for major federal disaster declaration

The state of Kansas has been granted an extension to submit a request for a major federal disaster declaration for a major winter storm that struck the state Jan. 7-16, which included heavy snowfall, excessive winds and extreme windchills.

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Kansas has been granted an extension

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Arab Shrine Donates Circus Tickets To Kansas National Guard

In a generous show of support for the Soldiers and Airmen of the Kansas National Guard and their families, the Topeka Arab Shrine will donate tickets to the 2024 Shrine Circus to the Kansas National Guard. The presentation will be Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 1:30...

Topeka Arab Shrine will donate tickets

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Governor requests extension to file for major winter storm disaster declaration

Governor Laura Kelly has sent a letter to FEMA asking for an extension to submit a request for a major disaster. The letter asks for an extension to April 15, 2024, to submit a disaster request for a major winter storm that struck the state Jan. 7-16, 202...

Governor Laura Kelly has sent a letter to FEMA

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Governor Kelly issues state of disaster emergency for winter storms impacting state

Governor Laura Kelly issued a verbal state of disaster emergency proclamation at 5:46 p.m. today due to winter weather that is currently moving across Kansas. This declaration allows resources to be prepositioned to provide state assistance. 

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