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Updated Nov 28, 2015 at 6:19 PM

Trust in the American federal government is “among the lowest levels in the past half-century,” according to a study published by the Pew Research Center on Nov. 23. The study, Beyond Distrust: How Americans View Their Government, says only 19 percent of Americans trust the government “just about always” or “most of the time.” That does not surprise 80-year-old Chuck Kallaus, an Independent who currently leans towards Republican...

Updated Nov 28, 2015 at 4:20 PM

Westside Elementary will showcase the Spirit of Giving award after raising more money than any other school in the district for the 2015 United Way Giving Campaign. The district competes in the contest each year. This is the first time...

Updated Nov 27, 2015 at 3:12 PM

As full stomachs began to digest and the effect of turkey’s tryptophan wore off, many decided to battle for the best deal. Thanksgiving Day shopping has grown in popularity. The holiday shopping offers an opportunity to get an early...

Updated Nov 27, 2015 at 2:09 PM

11/20/2015 Damian Migel Bateast Pittsburg Failure to appear Benjamin Ray Burdick Pittsburg Failure to appear John Franklin Heinrichs Derby Revocation of bond, stalking Gary Gene Iori Pittsburg Criminal carrying of a...

Posted Nov 27, 2015 at 1:01 AM

As the Kansas Supreme Court hears arguments about public schools being underfunded, property taxes in most of Southeast Kansas and the state are expected to rise. Roughly 60 percent of districts across the state are anticipating increased...

Updated Nov 25, 2015 at 10:33 AM

Thanksgiving travelers will enjoy the lowest gas prices since 2009, according to gasbuddy.com. In Pittsburg on Wednesday, the Casey’s General Store near downtown was at $1.79 a gallon, as were several other gas stations around town.

Updated Nov 25, 2015 at 10:06 AM

Most school districts in Southeast Kansas reported an increase in the number of virtual students this school year, but Pittsburg by far has the largest increase. Virtual students are one of a few ways districts can get additional money...

Updated Nov 21, 2015 at 9:52 PM

The food was spicy and the clothes exotic during the celebration of Diwali at Pittsburg State University on Saturday night.

Updated Nov 21, 2015 at 4:15 PM

11/18/15 Latisha Ann Butler Girard Probation violation Christina Renea Masters Girard Serving time Michael Eric Murphy Pittsburg Arrest be LEO, Walmart, probation violation Jerrad Anthony Spicer Pittsburg Electronic...

Updated Nov 21, 2015 at 1:10 PM

Despite a language barrier and “sore butts” two South Korean exchange students at Pittsburg State University made the 5,600 mile bike ride from San Francisco to New York City to raise awareness and embrace the American...

Updated Nov 21, 2015 at 1:07 PM

Twenty-two Pittsburg high school students eagerly waited as winners for the coveted Pacemaker award were announced during a national journalism convention near Orlando, Florida earlier this month. “We were just sitting there like...

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