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Posted at 8:24 AM

A mixed bag greeted Pittsburg State when the state government announced how it will close this year's nine-figure revenue gap.Gov. Sam Brownback upheld his pledge to protect both K-12 and higher education from funding cuts. However, the state plans to scale back its support for the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS), applying about $40.7 million toward balancing out a $278 million budget deficit. State Treasurer Ron Estes, a critic of the changes, said...

Posted Dec 16, 2014 at 1:45 PM

After multiple wins and a 6th place finish at the State FFA Contest last year, expectations were high for the Southeast FFA Chapter Farm Business Management team going into this year as they returned three of their four team members from last...

Updated Dec 16, 2014 at 10:44 AM

Parents still trying to figure out childcare during the upcoming school break may have just received a break of their own.Pittsburg Parks and Recreation is offering a new daycamp, Camp Now & Then, on days throughout the school year...

Posted Dec 15, 2014 at 12:46 PM

On Dec. 8, Pittsburg State announced that Tyler Randall of Frontenac received the Pritchett Trust Scholarship. Randall, a freshman in business management, is the son of Steve and Christy Rndall. He graduated from Frontenac High...

Posted Dec 14, 2014 at 5:01 PM

Pittsburg Community Schools USD 250 breakfast and lunch menus have been announced for the week beginning Dec. 15.All meals are served with milk. Breakfast menus will be as...

Posted Dec 14, 2014 at 5:00 PM

ARMA —Northeast USD 246 breakfast and lunch menus have been announced for the week beginning Dec. 15. All meals are served with milk. Breakfast Menus will be as...

Posted Dec 14, 2014 at 8:30 AM

The story of Stingy, Sneaky, a host of generous elves, and Mrs. Claus’ desire to get a special gift for her husband entertained youngsters and their families Saturday morning.The Mount Carmel Foundation’s annual Breakfast...

Posted Dec 13, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Collegiate journeys concluded Friday for many Gorillas, who crossed the stage, turned their tassels and began the next chapter of their lives at commencement.Pittsburg State University winter graduates celebrated their accomplishments in...

Posted Dec 12, 2014 at 3:58 AM

 A 15-year-old student and another who has attended for nearly 10 years longer than the first has been alive will be among those to receive college degrees today at Pittsburg State.Commencement ceremonies will be held in the...

Updated Dec 11, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Pittsburg High School music department under the direction of Susan Laushman, Vocal Music and Cooper Neil, Instrumental Music will present their 3rd annual Holiday Vespers Concert on Monday, December 15 and Wednesday, December 17, in Pittsburg...

Posted Dec 11, 2014 at 10:30 AM

CHEROKEE — Students from Southeast Elementary took a journey through the human body Wednesday morning, during which they learned the importance of eating well and taking care of themselves.The journey through the Kansas Department...

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