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Observatory run by Wichita State to close after 35 years
July 15, 2015
Lake Afton Public Observatory is set to close after giving Kansas a glimpse of the stars for 35 years.
Sirens failed to sound in Nickerson as tornado hit area
July 15, 2015
Tornado sirens failed to go off in Nickerson as a tornado hit the area.
Bonner Springs event space to open next week
July 15, 2015
Happenings Event Space, 11635 Kaw Dr., Bonner Springs, will have a grand opening noon to 8 p.m. July 25 with food, vendor information, and live music.
Edwardsville expects revenue increase in 2016
City manager cautions that debt payments also will rise
July 15, 2015
The Edwardsville City Council got a bit of positive news as they began reviewing 2016 budget numbers Monday.
Report: Nearly 1 in 3 young U.S. adults too fat for military
July 15, 2015
The nation’s obesity epidemic is causing significant recruiting problems for the military, with one in three young adults nationwide too fat to enlist, according to report issued Wednesday by a group of retired military leaders.
Former police officer buys Bonner office building
July 15, 2015
For more than 14 years, Patrick Budy’s drive to work ended at 120 N. Nettleton Avenue.
Authorities announce name of pedestrian killed in Bonner Springs accident
July 15, 2015
The Kansas Highway Patrol says that a Kansas City, Kan., woman was the pedestrian killed about 12:50 a.m. Sunday when she was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross Kansas Highway 7.
Kansas lifts teacher licensure requirement in 6 districts
July 15, 2015
Unlicensed teachers can work in six Kansas school districts, the Kansas State Board of Education decided Tuesday by a narrow vote.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs city employee Justine Smith
July 15, 2015
As July is National Parks and Recreation Month, Justine Smith of Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation is featured in this week’s Face to Face.
Leavenworth County Fair schedule
July 15, 2015
Here’s a look at the 2015 Leavenworth County Fair schedule: