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Kansas tops the list for number of hail storms in a year, are you prepared?

Kansas tops the list for number of hail storms in a year, are you prepared?

Kansas is topping the list for the most hail damage in the country in 2018. The National Weather Service said 493 of the 4,600 hail storms happened here. The problems that come with the storms can get costly, quickly. So how do you protect your most valuable belongings, like your car? If you have a garage, that’ll be…MORE

Scholar Athlete of the Week: Taylor Russell

Scholar Athlete of the Week: Taylor Russell

This week’s Scholar Athlete of the Week is Seaman High School’s Taylor Russell. Taylor is involved in basketball and track and has a 4.2 GPA. She’s active in many clubs at school as was inducted into National Honor Society her junior year. Taylor also is an active member of Shawnee County 4-H and her youth group…MORE

Shawnee County Commission recognizes contributions to community

Shawnee County Commission recognizes contributions to community

Two organizations were recognized by Shawnee County Commissioners this morning for their contributions to the community. Commissioners congratulated TARC on their continued success with their Winter Wonderland fundraiser. While the weather created some challenges for the group, they said they were able to push through with the help of the Shawnee County Parks and Recreation Department. “Without their…MORE

Little Miss Kansas raising awareness, fundraising for childhood cancer

Little Miss Kansas raising awareness, fundraising for childhood cancer

Reese Lord has recently been crowned Little Miss Kansas 2019 and to celebrate her accomplishment, she is fundraising with manicures.Lord is a 3rd-grade student from Topeka who was crowned on March 24, and also a cancer survivor.In 2014, Lord was diagnosed with a myofibroblastic tumor that was connected to the lining of her stomach. Her type of…MORE

Royals top Yankees for second straight road win

Royals top Yankees for second straight road win

Homer Bailey won consecutive starts for the first time since July 2017, holding the New York Yankees to three hits over six innings and leading the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory Thursday night.      Jorge Soler and Ryan O’Hearn hit solo home runs off Domingo Germán (3-1), and the Royals won their…MORE

Downtown Topeka Road Closures This Saturday

Downtown Topeka Road Closures This Saturday

This coming Saturday (10/27/18) the streets of Downtown Topeka will fill with runners, joggers and supporters alike for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k.MORE