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Posted at 9:30 AM

In most Pittsburg City Commission meetings, the public input portion of the meeting usually goes by quickly, as most meetings have few, if any members of the public interested in speaking. But after the South Rouse trail received a grant last week that will help fund its construction, the public input was particularly packed on Tuesday.Several residents near and along South Rouse St. explained their frustration with the project, while city staff explained the status of the project...

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 9:05 PM

It wasn't the red carpet, but a motorcycle and police escort are certainly one way to welcome roughly two dozen Shriners Hospital patients and their families to Pittsburg."They are royalty to us. The kids are the best," said Stan...

Posted Jul 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Four Republicans and two Democrats will participate in the Tuesday, Aug. 5, primary election to determine each party’s nominee for U.S. Senate.Republican Sen. Pat Roberts of Dodge City and challenger Alvin Zahnter of Russell sent...

Updated Jul 22, 2014 at 10:39 PM

One of the final pieces of the technical education center funding came into place on Tuesday night at the Pittsburg City Commission meeting.In an eventful meeting filled with talk about the budget, the South Rouse trail project (more on...

Updated Jul 22, 2014 at 1:05 PM

AZZ Enclosure Systems’ Gary Mattson would hire a total of 50 electricians and welders today if he could find them.

Posted Jul 22, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Children enrolled in this week’s Construct Your Future workshop through Pittsburg State University started off their week with a tour of one of the large-scale construction projects on the university’s campus.Children had the...

Posted Jul 21, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Pittsburg Family YMCA Academy of Dance will have a free dance event for the community from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 26 in celebration of National Dance Day.Featured will be classes on several dance styles for all ages, including hip...

Posted Jul 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM

The classes of Crawford County High School, Cherokee, met recently for an all-school reunion.The class of 1954 convened at a specially decorated table to celebrate their 60th anniversary. Twelve members of the graduating class were present...

Posted Jul 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM

While the main attraction during the Four State Farm Show weekend is south of Pittsburg, the annual event also creates plenty of other niche markets for entertainment.This year, the downtown area coordinated together to host a sidewalk...

Posted Jul 19, 2014 at 9:30 AM

GIRARD — Broad community interest and investment in revamping streetscapes in the City of Girard paid off Friday when the community was notified it has been awarded grant funding for the project.The Transportation Alternative Grant...

Posted Jul 19, 2014 at 9:23 AM

GIRARD -- Much of Friday's Crawford County Commission meeting was spent giving approval to requests from other municipalities.The first request came from representatives of county fire districts and departments, who were looking for county...

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