News & Announcements

August 2017

KORA-KOMA training sessions set this fall

August 17, 2017

Free training sessions on Kansas open government laws will be offered at five locations across the state in coming weeks, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and the Kansas Sunshine Coalition for Open Government have announced.

KPA regional meetings to kick off soon

August 17, 2017

The first two regional Kansas Press Association meetings are scheduled for Oberlin on Aug. 31 and Dodge City on Sept. 1.

Capital-Journal sold to GateHouse Media

August 10, 2017

AUGUSTA, Ga. — As part of a strategic restructuring to focus its business on lifestyle publications, property development and new business, Morris Communications Co. announced today that it has signed an agreementto sell the assets of Morris Publishing Group, including The Topeka Capital-Journal, to GateHouse Media.

Sterling Bulletin sold to Main Street Media

August 10, 2017
The Sterling Bulletin weekly newspaper in Sterling has been sold by Marshall Publishing, Inc. to Main Street Media, headquartered in Russell. Negotiations were completed on Aug. 1 and the sale was finalized on Aug. 3.

Eblen memorial service is Sunday at Union Station

August 2, 2017

A celebration of Tom Eblen’s life will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 6, at Union Station in Kansas City, Mo.

July 2017

Service set for past president Darrel Miller, 87

July 27, 2017
Darrel Miller, former publisher of the Smith County Pioneer, Lebanan Times, Cawker City Ledger and Downs News, died Monday, July 24, 2017. He was 87.
Funeral service is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29, at the Downs United Methodist Church.

Former employees face embezzlement charges

July 25, 2017

Embezzlement by two former employees of Times-Sentinel Newspapers totaled more than $200,000, according to a Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office investigator.

In affidavits, investigator Kristen E. Zluticky reported that thefts started Jan. 8, 2010, when former Times-Sentinel office manager Diane R. Neises began writing unauthorized checks to herself. She kept writing checks until Dec. 6, 2013.

Kansas City Star sells headquarters, printing plant

July 22, 2017

The Kansas City Star’s historic headquarters building at 1729 Grand Boulevard has been sold to a local developer who wants to redevelop the property as a first-class office project for up to 1,200 workers.

NYT's Edgerley to be KSU professional-in-residence

July 21, 2017

Susan Edgerley, a former metro and assistant managing editor at TheNew York Times, will be a professional-in-residence at the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism at Kansas State University during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Join us at one of our KPA regional meetings this fall

July 21, 2017

The Kansas Press Association goes on tour this fall with regional meetings in five Kansas communities.