Week Ahead: KS gets a new governor & local officials take the polar plunge

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) — Week Ahead

Kansas gets a new governor and local officials take the plunge for Special Olympics Kansas in your Week Ahead.

One Riley Co. woman will never see the faces of many of those she helps.

13 NEWS’ Deneysha Richard follows the journey of a Riley Co. 911 dispatcher to get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a behind the scenes hero.


There’s little time to “talk turkey” when you’re working at a restaurant that breads, cooks, and serves over 2,500 pieces of chicken a month.

In this week’s Fork in the Road, 13 NEWS’ Chris Fisher takes a trip down K-99 to the famous Olpe Chicken House, 8 E State Road 99, Olpe, KS, for a behind the scenes look.


Sam Brownback says he will resign as governor at 3 p.m. This, after his nomination for Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom was confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer will assume the governorship upon Brownback’s departure.


It’s a new tool to get a more complete look at a brain injury — and Washburn University is one of the first colleges in the country to have it!

We get a first-hand look at how brain scope could keep student athletes safer in this week’s to your health.


The self-proclaimed world’s best selling magic show will be at the Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 SE 8th Ave.

Experience the incredible illusions at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $29.


Take the Polar Plunge lunge with Topeka Police Chief Bill Cochran for special Olympics Kansas at Lake Shawnee, 3137 SE 29th St.

Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. It’s $75 to enter. Sign up here.

Don’t forget — you can catch Chris Fisher and me weekdays form 5 to 7 a.m. on 13 News This Morning.

That’s your week ahead. Have a great week!

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