2019 News Archive

  • President's Gala set for June 2020

    November 7, 2019

    The 2020 Kansas Press Association President's Gala will be held on Friday, June 19 at the Kansas State Historical Society in Topeka. Please plan to join us as we induct the newest members of the...

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  • Flint Hills Media buys Clay Center Dispatch

    November 7, 2019

    An agreement has been reached for the sale of The Clay Center Dispatch to Flint Hills Media Group based in Salina. The formal agreement was to be signed Nov. 4. It will mark the first time a local...

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  • AOE entry deadline extended to Nov. 18

    November 4, 2019

    The deadline is fast approaching for entries in the 2020 Awards of Excellence Contest. The previously announ ced entry deadline of Nov. 9 has been extended to Nov. 18, and Kansas Press Association...

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  • NMA explains overtime rule

    October 16, 2019

    By Paul Boyle Senior vice president for public policy, News Media Alliance The Department of Labor (DOL) published its final rule on Sept. 27 increasing the threshold used to determine the exempt...

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  • Have a great revenue idea? Let's hear it

    October 16, 2019

    The Montgomery Family Fund in the Kansas Newspaper Foundation will award up to two grants and up to a total of $5,000 for the best revenue-producing ideas submitted by KPA member publications. The...

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  • NNW is Oct. 6-12; time to toot your own horn

    September 30, 2019

    This year marks the 79th anniversary of National Newspaper Week, Oct. 6 through 12.  The annual observance celebrates and emphasizes the impact of newspapers on communities large and small. Content...

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  • Press freedom advocates troubled by lawsuit

    September 21, 2019

    By the Associated Press DAVENPORT, Iowa — The former administrator for Iowa’s third-largest city is suing the area’s biggest newspaper, claiming that its coverage was unfair and cost him his job, in...

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  • Montgomery Symposium: how to adjust to digital disruption

    September 18, 2019

    Want to know how small market newspapers are responding to the challenges of digital disruption? Then the 2019 Montgomery Family Symposium, which will be held on Friday, Oct. 11 in Topeka, has just...

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  • NNW: a time to toot your own horn

    September 18, 2019

    This year marks the 79th anniversary of National Newspaper Week, Oct. 6 through 12.  The annual observance celebrates and emphasizes the impact of newspapers on communities large and small. Content...

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  • Leadership Center offers election survey results

    September 18, 2019

    The Kansas Leadership Center has surveyed a number of local candidates for public office across the state and wants to share the information not only with readers of its magazine but with others in...

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