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IKEA installing large solar array at Kansas store
May 29, 2014
IKEA plans to install a large solar array at its store in suburban Kansas City, making what the furniture retailer calls the largest rooftop solar spread in Kansas.
Body pulled from Hillsdale Lake identified
May 27, 2014
Friends of a man who apparently drowned at Hillsdale Lake while boating with his children say he was a devoted family man and respected kickboxer.
Dead tree in Baldwin City’s Oakwood Cemetery to become angel carving
May 14, 2014
What remains of a century-old yellow poplar tree in Oakwood Cemetery that fell victim to the 2012 drought will soon be a work of art.
Marble Day events set to take over Downtown Bonner
April 30, 2014
With a few additional events and participating groups, all the 8th Annual Marble Day needed was a good weather forecast.
Bonner’s Marble Day to expand with new 5K run, community art project
April 8, 2014
With a big, new event, a new organization involved, and hopefully better weather than last year, things are going to be busy at the 8th Annual Marble Day celebration.
Shawnee Town 1929 stands test of time
March 19, 2014
When Charlie Pautler peers out his office window, he sees a daily reminder of much simpler times.
Baldwin City couple turns to medical marijuana as lifeline for 2-year-old son
March 19, 2014
The lower-body cast that 2-year-old Otis Reed has worn since breaking his right femur Feb. 23 is decorated the red and blue of the Kansas Jayhawks. There’s a lot of pride of place in that choice.
Marble Crazy brings marble madness to Bonner Springs
March 8, 2014
Marble Crazy 2014 was marble madness Saturday at the Moon Marble Co. in downtown Bonner Springs.
Absolutely ‘marbleous’: Glass art enthusiasts get Marble Crazy sneak peek
March 6, 2014
A handful of glass artists and glass art enthusiasts crowded around the workbench at Moon Marble Co. Thursday, watching Cathy Richardson and her son, Colin Richardson, create their unique glass pieces.
Featured artist brings nautical theme to Marble Crazy
March 3, 2014
Two purple jellyfish swim over a field of pink jewel anemone, blue tube sponges, a cluster of East Pacific pink coral and a stand of purple-tipped anemone.
Shawnee Mission sex-ed poster incites battle in Topeka
10:29 p.m., February 17, 2014 Updated 09:34 a.m.
A parent complaint about a poster used as a visual aid in teaching students at Hocker Grove Middle School about human sexuality has made its way to the Statehouse.
New wave of oil drilling disrupts Baldwin City, rural neighborhoods
February 9, 2014
Victoria Guerrero says she and her husband, Fernando, were stunned last February when they returned to Douglas County after Fernando’s two-year military deployment to Germany.
Kansas: State of the State address at 6:30 tonight
January 15, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to give the annual State of the State address and outline his legislative agenda.
Kansas: Higher education cuts unlikely to be restored
January 15, 2014
Restoring budget cuts to higher education that were approved last year by Gov. Sam Brownback and Republican legislative leaders appears iffy at this point.