Friday Jul 18
State education candidate planning fairgrounds visit
A candidate running for the Kansas Board of Education District 9 position, which includes Franklin County, is expected to be among the primary hopefuls looking for voter support this weekend at the local fair.
Baxter Springs storm victims welcome help from about 40 Iowa volunteers
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. -- Although the major debris has been removed from Kenneth McCumber's yard in Baxter Springs, an EF-2 tornado that struck the town in April scattered glass, shingles and other small debris, leaving behind a mess he has since ...
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Weather officials reject claim that radar technology makes storm chasers, spotters obsolete
Weather officials in Tornado Alley are offering firm rebuttals to a national magazine article's claim that new radar technology makes storm chasers "obsolete" and storm spotters virtually unnecessary.
Pittsburg weighs limit on key meth ingredient
Officials in Pittsburg are weighing whether to join other southeast Kansas and southwest Missouri communities in requiring prescriptions for a key ingredient in methamphetamine.
holds off Baxter
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. -- The Joplin Miners collected 15 hits in holding off Baxter Springs 13-9 in American Legion baseball on Friday.