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With triple-digit high temperatures in the forecast for Friday, agencies across Shawnee County are reminding residents to stay cool when they can.
Minneapolis-based aa cappella singers Six Appeal will headline a concert at 7 p.m. Friday in Landon Arena at the Kansas Expocentre as the featured entertainers of this year's Shawnee County Fair.
Bond has been denied through next week of a man who allegedly took his daughter and led police through a citywide search Saturday.
The Shawnee County Commission on Thursday took no action on a proposed allocation of more than $69,000 to supplement the Treasurer's Office budget.
Competitors in the Tough Mudder challenge at Heartland Park make their way over a pit of water via monkey bars.
Six Appeal, Minneapolis-based vocalists who harmonize comedy with pitch-perfect a cappella singing, will headline the entertainment at this year's Shawnee County Fair, which gets started Thursday and runs through Sunday at the Kansas Expocentre.
Topeka Capital-Journal reporter Aly Van Dyke has received the top prize in the Watchdog Reporting category of the Ninth Annual Morris Journalism Excellence Awards for her ongoing coverage of government transparency and overtime abuses.
On Wednesday when James Arthur Qualls III was to be resentenced in the 2008 slaying of Joseph "Joe Bob" Beier during a bar fight, Qualls' attorney sought to withdraw as the attorney representing Qualls.
A divided Topeka City Council voted Tuesday evening to express support for scheduling a Nov. 4 public vote on whether to extend a countywide, half-cent sales tax.
The Shawnee County Commission on Thursday will consider adding almost $70,000 to this year's budget of the Treasurer's Office.
Zona, 67, and John, 69, were on their way to a hospice care center July 16 when the A and A Medical Transit van they were in was struck by a Ford Focus at S.W. 21st and Auburn Road.
That's how much opposition from among the three Shawnee County commissioners would be enough to kill the Topeka city government's proposal to expand the Heartland Park Redevelopment District, says county counselor Rich Eckert.
Four people were taken down to the Topeka/Shawnee County Law Enforcement Center Monday in connection with a home invasion in downtown Topeka.
Shawnee County will be paid to provide the "Awesome Q" computerized queuing system its treasurer's office uses to the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:05 am
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