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KNSS News
February 22, 2020 - 8:15 am
Find out what we know about an early morning house fire that broke out.
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January 05, 2020 - 6:58 am
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg early Sunday morning in Maize. It happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday, in the 7300 block of west Hidden Acres, located near 53rd and Ridge Road. Maize Police say a small house party grew very large and when the host tried to shut it down, a fight between several...
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August 27, 2019 - 10:38 pm
A multi-million-dollar school bond for the Maize school district was decided Tuesday night. Voters overwhelmingly approved the bond issue. Officials say the $108-million-dollar bond will pay for 2 new schools, for 5th and 6th grades, plus will allow for improvements to the high schools. It also...
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June 12, 2019 - 7:54 pm
It's one of the largest privately-owned solar power systems in the state, and it's now operating at a school in Maize. Officials flipped a switch on Tuesday on the system that uses 720 solar panels, designed to generate a month of energy in just a single day. The Wichita Eagle reports the entire...
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April 24, 2019 - 6:04 pm
A fourth-grade student has his school nurse and an aide to thank for saving him from choking on a chicken nugget. The Maize Board of Education recognized nurse Stephany McClellan and paraprofessional Glen Shafer at this month's meeting. The district says they took turns administering the Heimlich...
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January 04, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Authorities say two people wanted for a murder in Oklahoma have been arrested in Kansas. The U.S. Marshals Service says La'shae Terrell, 33, and Kenneth Williams, 42, were arrested Thursday in the Wichita suburb of Maize. They are charged with first-degree murder in the Dec. 29 death of Louis Poole...
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December 04, 2018 - 6:39 pm
A former Maize teacher pleaded guilty to having a sexual relationship with a student, 17. Prosecutors said Johnny Yelverton, 45, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of unlawful sexual relations. An affidavit released earlier this year says Yelverton had sex with the female student in his classroom...
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Maize Police Department
July 27, 2018 - 2:14 pm
Police officials in Maize have released new information regarding missing woman Kendra Nystrom. She's been missing since May 4, 2017, after leaving the home of her parents in the 12000 block of West 29th Street North along with her dog, Frankie. Recently, Texas EquuSearch conducted a search, and...
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Dreamstime
May 29, 2018 - 6:27 pm
A Maize teacher faces several charges of sexual relations with a student. Johnny Yelverton is accused of having had sexual relations with a student in March and April, and of possessing a sexually explicit image or recording of a child in May. Mr. Yelverton taught fire science, law and public...
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Dreamstime
May 22, 2017 - 7:15 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More of the Kansas wheat crop is beginning to turn color in a sure sign that harvest time is getting closer. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 23 percent of the crop had colored, ahead of 14 percent at this time a year ago. About 94 percent of...
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