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Posted at 6:08 AM

Races around Crawford County for city and education leadership are underway after the deadline to file for these elections passed on Tuesday.The election will be held on April 7. City ElectionsIn Pittsburg, five candidates have declared for three seats on the City Commission. The top three will be elected, and the third-place vote-getter will receive a two-year term instead of a four-year term.The five candidates for the Pittsburg City...

Posted Jan 22, 2015 at 6:30 AM

Chief Justice Lawton Nuss pushed for continued state support Wednesday of the Kansas Supreme Court's mission to bring state courts up to date and more in-touch with Kansans.In the 2015 State of the Judiciary Address, the second to be...

Posted Jan 21, 2015 at 9:45 AM

GIRARD — Crawford County hasn't had a lobbyist to call its own for many years, but that changed on Tuesday.Commissioners held a work session conference call with Bill Brady of Capitol Strategies before their commission meeting, then...

Posted Jan 20, 2015 at 9:34 AM

If area residents want to try for a spot on one of the county's city councils or school boards, they'd better file for the races soon.The Crawford County Clerk's Office, which regulates elections in the county, announced that less than a...

Posted Jan 17, 2015 at 9:30 AM

According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, no project already scheduled for fiscal years 2015 through 2017 will be affected by "budget transfers" proposed by Gov. Sam Brownback.That's the good news of Brownback proposing to take...

Posted Jan 17, 2015 at 8:16 AM

GIRARD - It's not every year that Crawford County Commissioners feel that hiring a legislative lobbyist could be worth the investment.However, this years legislative agendas and the number of critical issues affecting Crawford County have...

Posted Jan 16, 2015 at 5:17 AM

Gov. Sam Brownback made a “short and to the point,” State of the State Address Thursday night, but that still left plenty of room for debate among Southeast Kansas legislators.“I thought the governor did a good...

Posted Jan 14, 2015 at 5:02 AM

GIRARD — Girard City Council members heard from a state expert on Monday night as they work to find the next person to manage the city.Michael Koss, member services manager of the League of Kansas Municipalities (LKM), an agency of...

Posted Jan 10, 2015 at 6:36 AM

Leaders elected by Southeast Kansas offered on Friday afternoon a frank assessment: This year's gonna be tough.The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, with the sponsorship of Pittsburg State, hosted Rep.-elect Chuck Smith, R-Pittsburg,...

Posted Jan 2, 2015 at 7:14 AM

Sen. Jake LaTurner, R-Pittsburg, said the state’s budget woes are on every legislator’s mind.“We have a budget hole to fill,” he said. “We have to fill it in an appropriate way … we have to leave...

Posted Dec 21, 2014 at 9:15 AM

Winston Churchill was known as a lion of democracy, but that doesn’t mean he thought it infallible.“It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried,” he...

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