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HIGHLAND — Since his election in 2016, the congressman who holds the seat covering the ‘Big Red One,’ a U.S. House district — so named for being the home of the First Infantry Division and for its sheer size, covering thousands of square miles of rural western Kansas — has been a key farm policymaker.

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The expansion of Medicaid in Kansas could result in $1.8 billion in increased economic output.

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LEAWOOD, Kan., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NueHealth, a ValueHealth subsidiary, has acquired minority ownership of the Paoli Surgery Center in Paoli, Pennsylvania. NueHealth assumed day-to-day management of the facility December 1, 2019.

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LENEXA, Kan., Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Winning Streak Sports - A Granite Bridge Partners Company and Jardine Associates announced today an exclusive five-year partnership and representation agreement that will service nearly 95% of the entire U.S. college bookstore and campus retailers via Jardine's retail clients; Barnes and Noble College, Follett Corporation and the Jardine's' independent college bookstore and campus clients. This makes Winning Streak the top retailer in their category and one of the elite distributors in the $4.6 billion collegiate licensed retail space. The announcement comes off a landmark 2019 year which saw the launch of a new standalone brand "Varsity Vault by Winning Streak" giving the company one of the largest shares of IP of any global sports licensing and marketing business.

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While the economic impact on Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita has drawn concern at state and national levels, local leaders say things are “business as usual” at Orizon Aerostructures.

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A state and federal investigation into the Glenwood Resource Center in Iowa and the firing of its superintendent, Jerry Rea, has raised questions for some about what might have happened at Parsons State Hospital and Training Center prior to Rea retiring.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TITLE Boxing Club is offering a buy-one-get-one offer, just in time for 2020 resolutions. For the month of January, every new in-club membership comes with a complimentary VIP TITLE On Demand subscription.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) today announced that the Company will issue its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 after market close on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The Company will conduct a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. Central Time / 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The dial-in number for the conference call is (877) 883-0383 (U.S.) or (412) 902-6506 (International). The participant entry number is 2850077# and callers are asked to dial in ten minutes prior to start time. A link to the live broadcast and the replay will be available on the Company's website (www.qtsdatacenters.com) under the Investors tab.

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MISSION, Kan., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology plays a large role in how professional training is delivered, employee performance is detected and data is shared. SkillPath's newest report, Learning and Development Challenges to Overcome in 2020, explains how today's business leaders can be more agile by engaging employees through technology-based training.

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MISSION, Kan., Jan. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) When game day arrives and your crowd is ready to crank up the heat, turning to appetizers and dishes that feed the whole group can help save the season. You can defend against overly complicated recipes with long cook times by instead opting for finger foods and handheld snacks that allow for more pregame prep and less cleanup after the final whistle.

TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Students will encounter American government in action at a Civics Day at the Kansas State Capitol this National School Choice Week. A diverse group of students from eight private schools will participate in the event, which will take place 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Senator Jeff Longbine and Representative Mark Schreiber attended Tuesday’s Rotary meeting at the Emporia Country Club, offering attendees a brief overview of the upcoming issues and hot button topics for 2020’s legislative session.

LEAWOOD, Kan., Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blooom, an SEC-registered Investment Advisor that previously focused solely on managing accounts for individuals through their employer-sponsored retirement plan, has added IRA management to its offering. Similar to Blooom's existing 401k management service, IRAs will be optimized where they are currently invested, without requiring clients to move their money. "This is another big step in Blooom's expansion and desire to reach even more overlooked and underserved individual retirement savers," said Chris Costello, co-founder of Blooom.

A federal judge has put off a final decision on approving or rejecting the new owner of Horton Community Hospital, with a new hearing set for later this month.

A celebration of the cowboy culture, Apacheland Movie Ranch and Arizona’s Western heritage will be the theme of this year’s two-day Apacheland/Heritage Days event hosted by the Superstition Mountain Museum on Saturday and Sunday, January 11 and 12, 2020. Admission to this family-friendly event is $5 per person with kids 10 and under admitted free. Bring the whole family to be entertained and educated.

How will this community remember the “Tens?” Only history will tell, but what follows is an Atchison Globe contribution to it, for history’s own sake.

Lenci Sickler, a fifth-generation farmer who oversees more than 10,000 acres in western North Dakota, stops short of saying whether farmers in Southern states are better off than his peers in the Midwest. The payment rates vary by county, but a 2019 federal payment program intended to help farmers facing low prices caused by President Donald Trump's trade war with China has paid the South ...

MISSION, Kan., Jan. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Starting a keto diet continues to be one of the leading trends in nutrition, though many find the transition to be daunting. Kristin Kirkpatrick, RDN, Quest Nutrition spokesperson and former nutrition lead for the Cleveland Clinic, recommends these guidelines for a day on the meal plan to help you get started. Find more information at questketo.com.

LENEXA, Kan., Jan. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- City Wide Maintenance of Kansas City, the nation's premier managed services company for commercial properties, announced today that Rob Ellis has been promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer, with Lance Paxson and Jim Huser moving into Vice President roles.

MISSION, Kan., Dec. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) While many people who make New Year's resolutions drop them within a couple weeks or months, pulling those newly received tech device gifts out of the packaging and putting them to good use may be just the help you need to keep your resolutions on track.

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan., Dec. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Command and General Staff College Foundation announces the launch of a new competitive scholarship program for children and grandchildren of U.S. Army Command and General Staff College alumni who are Life Members of the Foundation's Alumni Association.