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Posted at 8:00 AM

Big accomplishments call for big celebrations.On Friday, the Pittsburg State University community took time to celebrate last month’s announcement of the university’s first doctoral program, a doctor of nursing practice degree, which has been in the planning stages for five years."This is a major milestone for the university, the Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing and health care in our region," said Mary Carol Pomatto, director of the school of...

Posted at 7:00 AM

It turns out, when you drop a large plastic object full of water onto a concrete surface from a significant height, profound things happen.Sonakshi Soni, Brian Walker, Austin Russell and Kyle Schwenker had a serious aim in putting several...

Posted Oct 24, 2014 at 9:30 AM

This past weekend three Southeast High School students took part in a Safe Driving course provided by the Richard Petty Driving Experience at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City. On Saturday USD 247 Special Resource Officer Dallas Pulliam took...

Posted Oct 24, 2014 at 9:05 AM

CHEROKEE — USD 247 Southeast discussed two of its most pressing issues during a special meeting on Thursday night.The school board talked with the Mayor of McCune about potentially leasing the former McCune Attendance Center to the...

Posted Oct 23, 2014 at 9:30 AM

This week’s performances of “You Can’t Take It With You” will mark a milestone of sorts for Pittsburg State Theatre. The performances, at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, will mark PSU Theatre’s final...

Posted Oct 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM

St. Mary's Colgan students celebrated Kansas Kindness Day as part of Anti-Bullying Month on Wednesday. The theme of the event was "Kindness is never corny," and each student was tasked with performing one intentional act of...

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Pittsburg Community Schools USD 250 breakfast and lunch menus have been announced for the week beginning Oct. 20.All meals are served with milk. Breakfast menus will be as follows:MONDAYNo school.

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 8:00 AM

A few years ago, someone stole the bronze plaque that is one of the relics of the most important roadway for the early settlement of Southeast Kansas.Thankfully, the Kansas Department of Transportation found the plaque not far from its...

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 7:00 AM

No one lives in Cato today, but the souls of many will always feel home in the town’s church.The Cato Christian Church, undergoing a facelift in celebration of the 100th year since its founding, serves as the front door of the...

Posted Oct 18, 2014 at 8:00 AM

International news was made this week about the Roman Catholic Church’s views on the social lifestyle of its flock, but the local impact is not yet clear.On Monday, Pope Francis attended a reading of a draft document by the External...

Posted Oct 17, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Many children may hope to become a doctor, nurse or veterinarian.

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