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Successful community partnership

A successful partnership for the last year between Doorstep, HCCI, First Church of the Nazarene, KSU extension’s EFNEP staff and Soroptimist…


Next public works director chosen

City Manager Jim Colson has named Doug Whitacre, an engineer with more than two decades of experience, the next Public Works Director for th…

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KU campus earns historic designation

University of Kansas leaders are hailing the designation of the Lawrence campus as a new listing in the National Register of Historic Places…


Two escape early morning fire

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SN Co. Commission rejects zoning change

At Monday’s meeting Shawnee County Commissioners rejected a proposal to change property zoning at 7050 SW 21st Street to allow Custom Tree C…

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Shooting in southeast Topeka

At about 1:45 p.m. the Topeka Police Department arrived at 1906 SE Washington after reports of multiple gun shots were heard.


KU making plans for online work

University of Kansas officials admit the school has not been aggressive in offering online education options, but that is changing.

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Topeka Metro offering free rides

To recognize Topeka’s public servants, Topeka Metro is offering free rides all week on the fixed routes for federal, state, city and county …