Local news

Perfect opportunity: Eudora grad eyes spot with Cirque du Soleil
June 20, 2011
For most at the age of 6, tumbling equipment means free-spirited play time, a total escape from the structured world of bedtime and timeout.
Keeping it green
June 8, 2011
Healthy lawn possible in summer’s heat
KCK’s new stadium: LIVESTRONG Sporting Park to open June 9
June 1, 2011
Here, courtesy of sportingkc.com and livestrongsportingpark.com, is some information about the stadium.
Eudora resident back after serving overseas
May 28, 2011
A year away on a Kansas National Guard deployment in the African country of Djibouti didn’t excuse Eudora man David Dudley from his matrimonial “honey-do” responsibilities.
Kansas Highway Patrol says drug use, inattention contributing factors in fatal April 16 accident on K-10
May 5, 2011
A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper said Tuesday that drug use and driver inattention would be listed as contributing factors as to why a 24-year-old Eudora man crossed a median in a deadly April 16 accident on Kansas Highway 10.
Celebrating Mom: Mother’s Day history dates to early 1900s
May 4, 2011
Mother’s Day history dates to early 1900s
Deadly accident spurs calls to make K-10 safer
May 1, 2011
For Briana Arensberg, it happened in a split second. She was headed west about 8:20 p.m. Aug. 21 on Kansas Highway 10 near Eudora when suddenly a trailer slammed into the side of her vehicle and caused her Mitsubishi sport utility vehicle to flip over.
Transportation secretary makes case that cable barriers are no ‘silver bullet,’ but announces meetings to study their effectiveness on K-10
April 30, 2011
Kansas Department of Transportation officials told reporters Friday afternoon that cable median barriers on divided highways weren’t a “silver bullet” in stopping all accidents as the state studies the safety of Kansas Highway 10.
Playground safety: Children need supervision to prevent injury
April 27, 2011
National Playground Safety Week is April 25-29. Cheri Sage, state director for Safe Kids Kansas, reminds parents that on the playground, active supervision and certain safety precautions are necessary to ensure their children remain healthy and safe.
Toddler hurt in K-10 fatality goes home from hosptial
April 21, 2011
The 23-month-old Eudora girl who was injured in Saturday’s double-fatality vehicle accident on Kansas Highway 10 was able to go home from the hospital Thursday, the family said.
Marking Earth Day: Ideas offered for celebrating Mother Earth
April 20, 2011
Mary Knapp, state climatologist with the K-State Extension Service, answers questions about Earth Day.
Two dead, three with serious injuries after accident on Kansas Highway 10 near Eudora
12:00 a.m., April 17, 2011 Updated 05:00 p.m.
A 5-year-old and a 24-year-old were killed and three others were seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident Saturday on Kansas Highway 10, near mile marker 11 just south of Eudora.
Embattled Kansas Bioscience Authority leader resigns
11:11 a.m., April 15, 2011 Updated 11:55 a.m.
Tom Thornton, the leader of the Kansas Bioscience Authority, which is under investigation and been criticized by Gov. Sam Brownback, has resigned.
Tax day looms: Still time for procrastinators to hit deadline
April 13, 2011
Michael Devine, a spokesman for the Internal Revenue Service, answers questions about filing federal income taxes.