DIAMOND, Mo. — As a crowd of at least 60 people gathered outside on the Diamond school campus Friday, a new storm shelter building towered over the nearby middle and elementary schools.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Residents of Pittsburg are buying banners and signs proclaiming “God Bless America” after the U.S. post office took its banner down because of objections from a private foundation.
GALENA, Kan. — The city of Galena is paying the legal bills for Mayor Dale Oglesby and most of the six current or former City Council members who faced criminal charges that were later dismissed.
GRANBY, Mo. — The East Newton School District will ask voters in April to approve a $4 million bond issue to complete security upgrades and building improvements at all three campuses.
A man has been convicted of abducting an 8-year-old girl from her Topeka home, then drugging and raping her before she managed to free herself.
The United Way of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas raised more than $1 million during its 2015 campaign, officials with the organization have announced.
The new election commissioner in the most populous county in Kansas is a former legislator who is the local Republican Party chairman.
An inmate was transported to the Nevada City Hospital after what Sheriff’s Officials are calling an attempted escape from their transport van Friday afternoon. According to a press release, A transportation officer with the Vernon County Jail notified dispatch that he needed priority assistance at Barret and Austin in Nevad..
A 29-year-old man has been convicted of fatally shooting his girlfriend in the parking lot of a home improvement store in Kansas City, Kansas.
Starting this summer, Cowley County in south-central Kansas will be designated by law as the state’s stone bridge capital.