Local Area

Edwardsville Kiwanis to welcome former Royals player
October 24, 2014
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club announced that they expect to welcome former Kansas City Royals player at the club’s Nov. 6 meeting.
Bonner Springs nonprofits can benefit from 4th annual grant challenge
October 24, 2014
The 4th annual Bonner Springs Community Choice Challenge, conducted by Union Bank & Trust, is now taking votes to see which three local nonprofit organizations will receive a donation of up to $5,000.
Topeka has second fatal motorcycle accident in 2 days
October 23, 2014
For the second time in two days, a motorcyclist has died in an accident in Topeka.
Kansas contractors struggling to fill skilled jobs
October 23, 2014
A survey finds that many Kansas contractors are having trouble filling skilled jobs in the construction industry.
Candidate questionnaire: Tom Burroughs, House Dist. 33
October 23, 2014
Incumbent Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City, is seeking reelection to the 33rd District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives against Republican challenger Sue Adams of Edwardsville.
First-generation student documentary premieres
October 23, 2014
A documentary about first-generation college students from across Kansas is premiering next month.
Doggone Good: Edwardsville dog training classes draw from all over metro
October 23, 2014
Cynthia Clark says she often brings her dogs with her to outdoor festivals or other public events, and people are amazed at how well the dogs behave in large crowds.
Riley County police to test body cameras
October 22, 2014
Riley County police are moving forward with a pilot program to place body cameras on some officers.
Pair turn themselves in after fatal crash
October 22, 2014
Topeka police say two people suspected of being involved in a fatal hit-and-run have turned themselves in for questioning.
Ex-Kansas Gov. Graves endorses U.S. Sen. Roberts
October 22, 2014
Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and is recording a statewide radio ad for the three-term Republican incumbent in his tough re-election race.
Wheat seeding in Kansas running behind normal
October 21, 2014
Kansas farmers are running a bit behind normal in planting next year’s winter wheat crop.
Salina man gets 60 days in cyclist’s death
October 21, 2014
A 64-year-old Salina man has been sentenced to 60 days in prison in the fatal hit-and-run death of a bicyclist.
Sweat Equity’ housing starts in Reno County
October 21, 2014
A new program in South Hutchinson will build homes for low-income families who help with the construction and Reno County officials are planning to expand the program to families with moderate incomes.
Candidate questionnaire: Sue Adams, House Dist. 33
October 20, 2014
Sue Adams is an Edwardsville Republican running against incumbent Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City, Kan., for the 33rd District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives.
WU receives $1.4M gift for athletic scholarships
October 20, 2014
Washburn University has received a $1.4 million donation for athletic scholarships.

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