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Updated May 25, 2016 at 1:51 PM

PITTSBURG — The Pittsburg State University family has a chance to meet their adopted primate appropriately nicknamed Gus. So far, 15 people from the PSU community signed up for a trip to Fort Worth Zoo in Texas on June 17 to meet Augustus or “Gus” for short. The PSU community weighed in on social media in naming the baby gorilla, and was soon after chosen by the zoo as Gus’ adopter. “When that happened, pretty much from the beginning, we were...

Updated May 24, 2016 at 9:18 PM

FORT SCOTT — Lt. Col. Tran Ngoc “Harry” Hue posed next to an exhibit bearing his name at the unveiling of Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes’ new location in Fort Scott on Tuesday. Hue is credited for saving...

Updated May 24, 2016 at 4:48 PM

PITTSBURG — The Pittsburg school district has an “extreme” problem in the boiler room of the middle school. On Monday, the school board reviewed a structural engineer’s recent report of the middle school. The...

Updated May 23, 2016 at 3:00 PM

18 adults celebrate GED graduation through Pittsburg Adult Education Center in 2015-2016

Posted May 21, 2016 at 1:01 AM

As another school year comes to an end so does another round of state assessment testing. Scores from the 2016 tests will be available in the fall, numbers from the 2015 state assessments — the last year for which data is available...

Updated May 19, 2016 at 9:20 PM

PITTSBURG — The Career and Technical Education Center of Crawford County unveiled its new computer lab Thursday. The lab will serve as a classroom for the Partners 4 Success workshop that is being launched in Pittsburg through the...

Updated May 19, 2016 at 5:30 PM

GIRARD — Students and faculty at George Nettels Elementary didn’t have to travel too far for an out-of-this-world experience. Sticking to this year’s “Out Of This World” theme, Greenbush hosted over 400...

Updated May 19, 2016 at 4:38 PM

PITTSBURG — Pending approval from the Kansas Board of Regents, for the first time in memory, students at Pittsburg State University will be paying a higher portion of the cost of their education than the state of Kansas. Pittsburg...

Updated May 18, 2016 at 4:53 PM

PITTSBURG — A fourth grade teacher at George Nettels Elementary compared winning an educational trip this summer to Taiwan as hitting the lottery. Whitney Rogers travels to Taiwan from July 21 to July 30 to better improve her...

Updated May 18, 2016 at 4:13 PM

FRONTENAC — Principal Mark Allai stood next to his Honda Civic Wednesday as students from Frank Layden Elementary covered it with their names. Allai will be retiring at the end of this school year after working in Frontenac for 19...

Updated May 17, 2016 at 3:06 PM

PITTSBURG — Ongoing budget turmoil at the state level has resulted in a negative financial outlook for four of Kansas’ seven public universities — including Pittsburg State University. Outlooks also changed to negative...

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