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Updated May 21, 2015 at 10:15 PM

Mark Werner had no idea that he would be named the 2015 Spirit of Pittsburg award winner on Thursday evening. That's because he didn't meet the qualifications in his own mind. "This is something older guys get. I'm too young for this," Werner said. "I don't think I'm at their [past recipients'] caliber. There are a lot of great people on the list. I guess I'll have to work harder to try to earn it."However, Werner's already earned it for his involvement in the community over...

Updated May 21, 2015 at 6:44 PM

Pittsburg State University ranked at 29th for the 2015 list of top regional universities in the Midwest region for veterans by U.S News and World Report.The list is compiled to “provide military veterans and active-duty service...

Updated May 21, 2015 at 6:38 PM

Nearly 600 students at the St. Mary's Colgan schools got an early start to their summer vacation this year.Students were let out May 15, instead of May 22, for the parish to redo the high school's roof. The students didn't...

Updated May 21, 2015 at 5:02 PM

What summer break means for most people doesn’t mean it’s the same for everyone.For example, during the fall and spring semesters, the university sees an average of 7,000 to 7,500 enroll in classes. However, that number...

Posted May 21, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Janet Pittman, Red Cross volunteer, said it was pretty clear who won the annual fundraising campaign drive."The minute I picked it up, I knew they won. It was heavy," Pittman said about her visit to Horton's Pizza Plus.Horton's...

Updated May 20, 2015 at 6:35 PM

GIRARD — Students at R.V. Haderlein Elementary and Girard Middle School helped raise over $1,300, nearly $1,200 last year, for a foundation called Smiles from Jamie during a penny drive the last week of April.Smiles from Jamie was...

Posted May 20, 2015 at 7:30 AM

TODAY Chicopee cardsThe Chicopee Card Games will meet from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Chicopee community center. Weight WatchersWeight Watchers meets every Wednesday at 11th and Joplin Streets.

Posted May 20, 2015 at 12:01 AM

The Gorilla statue in Champions Plaza that hovers over spectators as they take pictures of the behemoth will make its way to the televised spotlight today.The story of the statue will be told on The History Channel’s new show...

Updated May 19, 2015 at 7:23 PM

ARMA — After studying bids for purchasing a new mower from the last meeting, the Arma City Council came to a decision, but not before a lengthy discussion.The lowest bid was for a new Grasshopper coming in at $12,678.75, which Mayor...

Updated May 18, 2015 at 9:12 PM

FRONTENAC — The option to choose Internet at the speed of 1,000 megabytes per second gigabit will soon be available to the residents and businesses of Frontenac, and at an affordable price as well.“Really what we’re...

Updated May 18, 2015 at 6:08 PM

The 2015 Pittsburg High School graduation ceremony started off with some introspection from Joseph Mathew, senior class president.“As I watched my peers cross this stage to receive their diploma, I tried to imagine the emotions that...

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