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Two employees of Jake's Fireworks suffered severe burns after an explosion outside the company's old building in Pittsburg on the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug. 12. One of the employees, Kenny L. Clark, 28, died shortly after the medevac helicopter carrying him from the scene made an emergency landing at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Some young offenders sent out of Sedgwick County after boys ranch closes
Some boys who would have been candidates for the closed Judge Riddel Boys Ranch are instead going to youth residential centers in Topeka, Junction City, Dodge City and Pittsburg, farther away from their families.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Pittsburg man dies from injuries sustained in fireworks explosion
One of two men critically injured in an explosion at a fireworks manufacturer in southeast Kansas on Tuesday has died, authorities said.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Two workers severely burned in fireworks explosion
Authorities in southeast Kansas say two employees of a fireworks manufacturer were severely burned in an explosion outside the company's former headquarters in Pittsburg.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Kansas Corporation Commission to hold public work sessions
The KCC regulates the electricity, transportation and oil and gas industries in Kansas and has to approve any requests for rate increases and monitor compliance.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Pittsburg to decide on possible trail grant next week
Pittsburg officials will decide next week whether to accept a state transportation department grant worth more than $650,000 to build a proposed trail that has drawn opposition.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Pittsburg Police Search For Car Involved In Moped Accident
Pittsburg Police are looking for a car that allegedly injured the driver of a moped just after midnight Wednesday.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Downstream Announces Partnership to Build Casino in Crawford County
A former dog racing track could reopen as a new casino in Southeast Kansas. Downstream Casino is partnering with Las Vegas Treasure Island Hotel and Casino to turn Camptown Greyhound Park, located just north of Pittsburg, into a new "state-owned, privately managed" casino should they get approval from the Kansas Lottery Commission.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Andra Bryan Stefanoni: Maggie's back with mobile barbecue
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- I've known Maggie Burlingame for years, first as "The Nutty Bavarian Lady" who is a regular at theater and dance performances at Memorial Auditorium in Pittsburg, and at Northpark Mall in Joplin.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Jenkins faces tea party challenger in Kansas 2nd
Joshua Joel Tucker, of Pittsburg, also said Friday that the House's GOP leaders aren't doing enough to challenge Democratic President Barack Obama.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
One Arrest In Pittsburg Business Burglary
Pittsburg Police have arrested one suspect in connection with a burglary at a local business and they're looking for one more.
The Joplin Independent
The Kennedys celebrate 50th anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Jack L. Kennedy of Pittsburg, pictured, will mark their 50th wedding anniversary on August 8, 2014.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Andra Bryan Stefanoni: 'Annie' production is a family thing
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- There's a twist to this week's production of "Annie" at Memorial Auditorium.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Southeast Kansas schools, businesses get behind new technical center
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- When Galena Superintendent Brian Smith looks at the millions of dollars of construction projects going on in his district, not to mention similar projects underway in Joplin, Carthage and elsewhere, he sees the need to train masons.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Pittsburg commission approves fund for tech center
The Pittsburg City Commission has approved appropriating $300,000 in economic development loan funds for a proposed technical education center that would serve high school, community college and adult students while also providing a workforce for southeast Kansas businesses.