Local Area

Edwardsville fire department receives $18,000 in equipment
July 2, 2015
The Edwardsville Fire Department has received an $18,000 grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
Ag Hall’s Tractor Daze to include hall of fame inductions
July 2, 2015
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, will conduct its annual “Tractor Daze and Touch a Truck” event from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. July 11.
Northrop Grumman event aimed at Kansas aviation suppliers
July 1, 2015
Representatives from Northrop Grumman will be in Wichita this week for a supplier’s symposium aimed at the bolstering the aviation industry in Kansas.
High number of rabies cases reported in Kansas
July 1, 2015
Kansas residents are being warned to be cautious around skunks during an uptick in rabies cases.
Young Royals fan who fought cancer has died
July 1, 2015
A 7-year-old Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals drew national attention has died.
Creating a family: Agency seeks more foster families; greatest need in Wyandotte County
July 1, 2015
Wyandotte County has a higher-than-average need for certified foster families.
2 dead after shooting in Overland Park
July 1, 2015
Police in Overland Park say two people have died in a shooting.
Basehor resident organizes ride for veterans’ charities
July 1, 2015
A few years ago, Basehor resident Steven Beck was looking for a way to honor his friends and family who had served in the military.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Randy Beemon
July 1, 2015
Randy Beemon, pastor of First Christian Church of Bonner Springs, shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
Emergency room at Topeka VA reopens
June 30, 2015
The emergency room at Topeka’s Veterans Administration hospital is scheduled to reopen after being closed more than a year.
Overland Park giving $25K to Skywalk Memorial
June 30, 2015
The Overland Park City Council has agreed to give $25,000 to a planned memorial commemorating a 1981 hotel disaster in Kansas City.
Summer may be half over, but there are still events to be enjoyed
June 30, 2015
It hardly seems possible that it is July! That means 2015 is half over and wasn’t it yesterday we were celebrating the New Year?
Bonner Springs begins city manager search
June 30, 2015
The city of Bonner Springs is officially searching for a new city manager.
Court ruling on air standards may save Westar millions
June 30, 2015
Westar Energy says a U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on toxic emissions at power plants could save the company millions.
KanCare starting ombudsman volunteer program in 3 places
June 29, 2015
The state-run program that administers Medicaid is seeking volunteer ombudsman for Kansas City, Johnson County and Wichita.

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