Joe Baker, KWCH Eyewitness News

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Recent articles by Joe:

Barton County nurses experience COVID burnout, latest decision takes off some stress

KDHE will now handle the COVID tracing in Barton County to help relieve nurses in the pandemic. → Read More

K-State’s Matt Miller dies of prostate cancer at 49

Former Kansas State Wildcat quarterback Matt Miller passed away from prostate cancer this past weekend at the age of 49. → Read More

Fort Hays State loses longtime music professor to cancer

Jeff Jordan was the Director of Bands at the university for nearly 20 years. He died at the age of 63 from a rare form of leukemia. → Read More

Wildfire recovery meeting set for Wednesday in Natoma

Wednesday’s meeting could set farmers and ranchers up for relief from significant and costly losses. → Read More

Stores ready for mass post-Christmas gift returns

Most returns will never end up in the store from which they were purchased. → Read More

Despite loss, those impacted by Kansas wildfires hopeful this Christmas

Just nine days ago when the Four County fire damaged many properties, land and killed cattle, since then, the community has come together to lend a helping hand. → Read More

Fellow Kan. ag producers kicking in donations for farmers, ranchers impacted by wildfires

The “Four County Fire” impacted ag producers in Ellis, Russell, Rooks and Osborne counties. → Read More

Woman, friend make unexpected delivery along I-70 in western Kansas

It’s the last place a Kansas woman would expect to deliver her new baby. → Read More

Woman, friend make unexpected delivery along I-70 in western Kansas

It’s the last place a Kansas woman would expect to deliver her new baby. → Read More

Woman revamps Wizard of Oz art tribute

Known for its yellow brick road and as the home of Dorothy, the town of Liberal has paid tribute to the Wizard of Oz with statues of Dorothy placed around town. → Read More

Trego County voters pass bond to renovate community hospital

Voters in Trego County approved an approximate $11.8 million bond Tuesday night for improvements, renovations and additions to the Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital. → Read More

Garden City voters consider sales tax for new airport terminal

The terminal has been largely unchanged since 1959, but now its personnel are looking for a makeover. → Read More

Great Bend voters approve sales tax questions including funding for new police station

Great Bend voters Tuesday night said “yes” on three sales-tax-related questions that includes funding for a new police station. → Read More

Small businesses struggle as holiday shopping season approaches, supply chain delays continue

As the Christmas season nears, some small businesses are struggling to keep their stores stocked in preparation for the holiday. → Read More

Park designed for those with disabilities opens in Hays

The playground and splash pad with a western Kansas theme is especially welcoming to individuals with disabilities → Read More

Nearly 500 Afghan refugees may soon be on way to Kansas

Afghan refugees may soon be on their way to Kansas. → Read More

Hearse that carried body of JFK featured at Hill City museum

An auto and art museum in northwest Kansas has a unique piece of American history on display. → Read More

Butter bison featured at Kansas State Fair

It has been a Kansas State Fair tradition since 1983. This year’s butter sculpture celebrates the state animal. → Read More

Butter bison featured at Kansas State Fair

It has been a Kansas State Fair tradition since 1983. This year’s butter sculpture celebrates the state animal. → Read More

Man on 1,700-mile mission of unity making way through Kansas

A man walking 1,700 miles is leaving an impact as his journey passes through central Kansas. → Read More