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‘Good Ol’ Days’ at Fort Scott NHS
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FORT SCOTT, Kan. — Join a ranger for a walk back in time to the “Good’ Ol’ Days” on Saturday, June 3, 2023. Programs and living history activities will be ongoing from 9 … more
FRONTENAC, Kan. — The recent backlash over Bud Light has impacted a local distributor. Eagle Beverage of Frontenac has experienced a drop in sales of the beer, but according to President and … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Pittsburg Police Department Detective John Harrison was honored with a retirement ceremony on Tuesday, May 30 to recognize his 42-year career in law enforcement, including nearly a decade with PPD. more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) recently announced the hiring of Matthew Buck as its new Marketing and Communications Coordinator, effective May 15. more
EMPORIA, Kan. — Emporia State University is congratulating more than 100 students — including three from Southeast Kansas — who received special recognition by The Teachers College at the end of the 2022-23 academic year. more
Cousins celebrate WWII glider pilot
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — In a private ceremony, cousins Ken Wilbert and Jim Kuhns pay their respects to Kuhns’ father, James, at the Highland Park cemetery in Pittsburg. Wilbert, who had recently returned from France, had two small bags of sand taken from the Normandy beaches, one from Omaha Beach and the other from Utah. Wanting to honor his uncle, a veteran of D-Day, Wilbert called his cousin in Texas for an impromptu ceremony over the Memorial Day weekend. more
TOPEKA, Kan. — Courtney Koenig, of Pittsburg, was recently named by AARP Kansas as one of 18 individuals who have received Fellowships to participate in the 2023 Kansas State Walking College. more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) will host the 2023 Estate Planning Forum in the large conference room of The Foundry at Block22 in downtown Pittsburg on Tuesday, June 13. more
Local Frontenac residents enjoy the start of summer this weekend and remember lost loved ones. more
PITTSBURG, Kan. –  Three non-profit organizations were given the chance to hit it big  Thursday, May 25 when  a group of caring individuals attended   T he   100 People Who … more
Kiwanis displays the Colors
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — At sunrise, five times a year, members of Pittsburg’s Sunflower Kiwanis Club set about the task of displaying the national colors throughout the city. Every Memorial Day, Flag … more
Pool days
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The Pittsburg Aquatic Center drew crowds Friday, May 26 for opening day. more
PSU plans recorded Memorial Day program
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — On Monday, May 29, at 10 a.m., Pittsburg State University, home to the PSU Veterans Memorial, will honor veterans and their families during a recorded Memorial Day program.  more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Armed with a degree from Pittsburg State University’s Wood Product Manufacturing program, Bob Holloway took a leap of faith in 2010 and started his own business in a small town that doesn’t see many visitors, so he and his business partner, also a Pitt State graduate, were thrilled to open the door to Pitt State President Dan Shipp on Wednesday.  more
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — A Galena man is in custody after attempting to elude law enforcement Thursday morning.  more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — He’s had dinner with Jimi Hendrix and was part of a band that opened for Pink Floyd, but Dr. William Scully’s most fond memories came in the classroom, both as a student at USD 250 schools and later as a teacher and administrator in the Kansas City area. In recognition of his service to education and his varied life experiences, Scully was recently named the 2023 Pittsburg High School Distinguished Alumnus. more
TOPEKA, Kan. — At the invitation of Kansas Governor Laura Kelly, Jaxson Robinson of Girard High School was selected to attend the 40th Annual Governor’s Scholars Awards Program on May 7 in Topeka. The recognition ceremony honored the top academic one percent of Kansas high school seniors. Scholars were selected from accredited public and private schools in the state. more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Matthew Anderson, RN, a staff nurse at Ascension Living Via Christi Village in Pittsburg, was recently honored with the prestigious DAISY Award during a special ceremony. more
PITTSBURG, Kan. – With the Pittsburg Aquatic Center (PAC) set to open today at 1 p.m. and the Schlanger Park Splash Pad averaging over 100 users a day since opening for the season May 10, it’s safe to say the busy season has begun for the Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department. more
TOPEKA, Kan. — On Wednesday morning, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) approved a siting permit establishing the route for the Wolf Creek to Blackberry 345 kV transmission line in Southeast Kansas. Approximately 83 miles of the line will be in Kansas, crossing Coffey, Anderson, Allen, Bourbon and Crawford Counties. NextEra Energy Transmission Southwest (NEET Southwest) will construct and operate the line. more
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