5 Questions

Five questions; Happy birthday, Kansas!
January 25, 2014
Kansas turns 153 on Wednesday, Jan. 29.
5 Questions: Day of Service
January 15, 2014
This year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is Monday. Information about the day is provided below from mlkday.gov.
Five questions: Toy safety
December 10, 2013
Safe Kids Kansas offers tips for parents as they consider what presents to purchase during the holidays.
Five Questions: Fire safety during holidays
02:48 p.m., December 4, 2013 Updated 02:48 p.m.
Some tips from the U.S. Fire Administration about how to keep your home protected from fires during the holidays.
Five Questions: Healthy holidays
November 12, 2013
The holidays are a special time to enjoy seasonal food with friends and loved ones. It’s also a time to monitor how much and what you’re eating, especially if you’re diabetic. Here are some tips from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for folks with diabetes.
Five Questions: Energy-saving tips
12:00 a.m., November 6, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
With colder weather settling in and winter approaching, it’s a good time to think about ways to save money while still staying warm inside.
5 questions: Protecting the Kaw
October 28, 2013
The Friends of the Kaw work to protect and preserve the Kansas River. Laura Calwell, Kansas Riverkeeper and executive director for Friends of the Kaw, talks about the organization below.
Five questions: Touring local farms
October 2, 2013
The Kaw Valley Farm Tour is Saturday and Sunday throughout the area. This week’s five questions are taken from the Kaw Valley Farm Tour website.
Five questions: Uniquely Kansas
September 17, 2013
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is asking Kansans to participate in the third annual Kansas Green Teams photo contest, celebrating the beauty and unique character of the state. The following answers to this week’s Five Questions are provided by kansasgreenteams.org.
Five questions: Fall garden prep
September 10, 2013
The summer heat is still on its way out the door, but it’s not too early to start preparing your garden for the fall season. With the impending changes in weather come necessary changes in preparation and care for plants and vegetables. Answers provided by the Home and Garden Network.
Five Questions: How Labor Day came to be a holiday
September 2, 2013
Why do you have today off work or school (if you’re one of the lucky ones who did)? The history of Labor Day dates back to the late 19th century, and it’s the topic of this week’s five questions.
Five questions: Watch for youths
August 19, 2013
A new school year is here. Safe Kids Kansas offers some tips for drivers on the road and youths walking to and from school.
Five questions: Flooding safety
August 12, 2013
With a missing teen and several fatalities connected to the heavy rain and flooding last week in Kansas and Missouri, it’s a good time to talk about flooding safety. Below, Ready.Gov offers some tips.
Five questions: Help for Habitat
August 6, 2013
The Kansas City-area chapter of Habitat for Humanity is in need of some help and has issued a challenge for the month of August. Vanessa Little, volunteer coordinator, discusses the challenge below.
Five questions: Having a field day
July 16, 2013
The 16th annual Kansas State Research and Extension Horticulture Center Field Day will be July 27. Alan Stevens, the center’s director, explains what visitors to the center near Olathe can expect during the field day.