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Next public works director chosen

City Manager Jim Colson has named Doug Whitacre, an engineer with more than two decades of experience, the next Public Works Director for th…

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Volunteer firefighter charged with arson

A volunteer Reno County firefighter is charged with 14 felony counts of arson after investigators alleged he set more than a dozen grass fir…

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Westar Energy reports more copper thefts

Westar Energy officials who were already dealing with $200,000 in damage done at a substation during the weekend say thieves also hit two ot…

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KU campus earns historic designation

University of Kansas leaders are hailing the designation of the Lawrence campus as a new listing in the National Register of Historic Places…

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SN Co. Commission rejects zoning change

At Monday's meeting Shawnee County Commissioners rejected a proposal to change property zoning at 7050 SW 21st Street to allow Custom Tree C…