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GIRARD — The Nov. 4 ballot will have a special item for Girard electors to vote on whether or not they want the Girard City Council to assume control of the Girard Public Library. Sheldon DeLange, newly appointed to the First Ward seat on the council, said the council isn’t enthusiastic about this, but is trying to get a handle on the library’s high operating costs. But just how high are those costs? That’s been a matter of some controversy, including on the part...

Posted at 9:30 AM

Cancer is an expensive disease.In addition to direct medical costs, patients face travel, prescriptions, nutritional supplements and other expenses.

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Everything from antique sausage grinders to colorful clothing fashioned from fabric scraps will be on the display in “The Italian Heritage,” the next quarterly exhibit at the Miners Hall Museum, Franklin.

Posted Oct 1, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Elmo thinks it may be a rock. Or a poodle. But what Elmo learned  is that the non-rock, non-poodle food known as a kiwi is worth a try.That lesson by Sesame Street's Elmo was one of many on display at Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium for...

Posted Oct 1, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Grace Wilson tumbled out of the fire-escape simulation at the Meadowbrook Mall with a broad grin."It felt like I actually did it!" said Wilson, 6, before running back to the start again, capturing what the Pittsburg Fire...

Posted Sep 30, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Tuesday, Sept. 30Parents University Annual Parents University will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium. Crawford County agencies will focus on mental health, and parents and caregivers will be...

Posted Sep 30, 2014 at 7:30 AM

The spots labeled “peanut butter” and “jelly” are empty on the sparsely supplied Wesley House shelves.

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Posted Sep 28, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Two Pittsburg students graduated in May from Benedictine College, Atchison.Ann Dellasega earned a bachelor of arts,  majoring in elementary education special ed concentration.Allison McCormick earned a bachelor of...

Posted Sep 28, 2014 at 12:00 PM

While going through some memorabilia the other day I found a picture if southeast Kansas’ most famous politician.It wasn’t a picture, really, but a 10-by-14 black and white cardboard poster of the kind that could be found on...

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