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GIRARD, Kan. — The Girard City Council on Monday approved a police request to buy several new guns for its police department.   Girard Police Chief Chris Wilson initially approached … more
Ron’s hosts Kids’ Festival
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Pittsburg State football players sign autographs, while the Pride of the Plains Marching Band, Pitt Cheer and the PSU Crimson & Gold Dance Team provide entertainment Saturday during the inaugural Kid’s Festival in the Ron’s Supermarket parking lot. more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — In celebration of Little Balkans Days starting this week, the public is invited to view fiber artist Debbie Hurt Walker’s display at Root Coffeehouse in Pittsburg. … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Pittsburg Arts Council (PAC) will host its flagship event, the ArtWalk, on Friday, Sept. 29, from 5 to 9 p.m., in the heart of the Pittsburg Arts District. Artists … more
Little Balkans Quilt Guild preps for show
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — As the annual Little Balkans Days celebration approaches, the Little Balkans Quilt Guild prepares for its biggest weekend of the year. Members of the guild spent Saturday … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — “The First Family of Pickleball” and Pittsburg natives J.W., Jorja, Jack, and Julie Johnson returned to their hometown on Monday for a morning and afternoon full … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Benjamin Coffey, a multi-decade veteran of the YMCA, will serve as the Pittsburg Family YMCA’s Interim CEO.     Coffey is currently serving as the CEO of … more
Back to School with Pittsburg Family YMCA
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Pittsburg Family YMCA hosted its second annual Back to School Night on Thursday.   Free and open to the public, the evening event showcased all the programs … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — The last day of the Leadership Kansas tour of Pittsburg began with a tour of the Kansas Technology Center. They finished the day at Miller’s Professional Imaging/MPIX … more
GALENA, Kan. — Special Olympics Kansas (SOKS) athletes from across southeast Kansas strutted down the runway at The Mollie on Route 66 in Galena on Thursday for the first-ever Sip and Shop … more
Children’s eye care and safety
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PITTSBURG, Kan. —August is National Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month and Walmart is encouraging Joplin-area parents to prioritize their children’s vision by stopping by their … more
FRONTENAC, Kan. — Volunteer drivers delivered 511 meals to Frontenac area elderly and disabled in months of June and July. Meals were prepared at Medicalodges Frontenac.   The … more
GIRARD, Kan. — The Crawford County Farm Bureau Association Board of Directors has announced their commitment to donate up to $10,000 to the Restore the Four project at the Crawford County … more
ARMA, Kan. — For high school students looking for career pathway opportunities or businesses seeking future employment, the Rural Outreach 2023 Career Fair is the place to be.   Put … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — In a two-hour city commission meeting on Tuesday, the homeless population remains a top issue in the community, being brought up for a third time during the public input … more
Leadership Kansas hits ground running 
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — This year’s class of Leadership Kansas is visiting Pittsburg this week to get a sense of what makes the city tick. Deputy City Manager Jay Byers, LK Class of 2015, is … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Musical artists from around the world are heading to Pittsburg this year as part of the long-running annual Solo & Chamber Music Series, bringing unique listening … more
Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago Aug. 24, 1923 “I never saw so much fried chicken in all my life,” was the declaration this morning of … more
ARMA, Kan. — In late July, Governor Laura Kelly announced that 24 communities in rural counties throughout the state received a share of nearly $7.9 million in federal grants to assist with … more
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On Thursday, students at Pittsburg State University gathered in the upper level of the Overman Student Center in the Crimson & Gold Ballroom for this year’s Student Organization Fair. more
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