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The Topeka Capital-Journal
J Extra Calendar: Topeka’s upcoming meetings and events Nov. 22-28, 2017Topeka West Rotary Club, 7 a.m., second-floor conference room, Hy-Vee, S.W. 29t
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
Topeka West Rotary Club, 7 a.m., second-floor conference room, Hy-Vee, S.W. 29th and Wanamaker. Information: Rick Ryan, 249-9000 or president@topekawestrotary.com. Toddler Time 1, 9:30 to 10 a.m., 10:30 to 11 a.m. or 6:30 to 7 p.m., Lingo Story... Read more
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‘Kick into overdrive:’ Topeka store managers motivate employees for hectic Black FridayBlack Friday launches a frenzied month of fighting for parking spaces, long lin
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Black Friday launches a frenzied month of fighting for parking spaces, long lines weaving to the tune of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” and enough chaos to make customers consider holiday boycotts. It is up to the people on the other side of the... Read more
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Food & Fun Holiday Calendar, a list of events of fun things to do now through Jan. 27Christmas Wonderland Crafts and Vendor Festival, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov.
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Christmas Wonderland Crafts and Vendor Festival, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, Nemaha County Community Center, 1500 Community Drive, Suite 1, Seneca. Information: Susie Lueger, 336-1934. Lunch available. BeBop Market, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
2 taken to hospital after semi, pickup truck crash Monday at 12th and KansasLouis Plakio was in his second-floor apartment at Jackson Towers around 12:50 p
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Louis Plakio was in his second-floor apartment at Jackson Towers around 12:50 p.m. Monday when he was startled by what sounded like an explosion just east of the eight-story building at the south end of downtown Topeka. “It shook the whole ground,”... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Semi, pickup truck involved in crash Monday at 12th and KansasEmergency crews responded to an accident involving a semi-trailer and a pickup
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Emergency crews responded to an accident involving a semi-trailer and a pickup truck early Monday afternoon at the south end of downtown Topeka. The crash was reported at 12:50 p.m. at 12th and S. Kansas Avenue. Topeka Fire Department and American... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Nov. 19, 2017People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies. Steven
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies. Steven Mark Murray, 55, in connection with aggravated assault, 11/18. Ricky Elaughn Collins, 53, in connection with aggravated battery, 11/18. Jessica Lynn Kirwan, 26, in... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
At 50 years, Community Thanksgiving Dinner remains a Topeka hallmarkAs Thanksgiving approached in 1968, residents of East Topeka were still reeling
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
As Thanksgiving approached in 1968, residents of East Topeka were still reeling from a massive tornado that devastated a large part of their community two years earlier. Sensing that many people were still struggling and had no place to go for... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
An interview with Santa: Kriss Kringle shares secrets to staying on nice list this yearAs the winter season draws ever-nearer, Santa has begun preparations for his bu
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
As the winter season draws ever-nearer, Santa has begun preparations for his busiest time of year. Before the meet-and-greets and wish-list readings begin, Kriss Kringle was able to take a few minutes to sit down and talk with us before visitng boys... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
An interview with Santa: Kris Kringle shares secrets to staying on nice list this yearAs the winter season draws ever-nearer, Santa has begun preparations for his bu
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
As the winter season draws ever-nearer, Santa has begun preparations for his busiest time of year. Before the meet and greets and wish-list readings begin, old Kris Kringle was able to take a few minutes to sit down and talk with us before visitng... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
A guide to area parades, festivals and tree-lighting funThanksgiving is right around the corner, and Christmas isn’t far behind. Commun
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and Christmas isn’t far behind. Communities across northeast Kansas are gearing up for their holiday events, hoping to get Kansans into the “holiday spirit.” At 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, head to the Blue Earth... Read more
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Police calls — update for Nov. 16, 2017People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies. James
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies. James Edmond Roberts Jr., 33, in connection with aggravated battery, 11/15. Keith Ray McCracken, 30, in connection with burglary and possession of hallucinogenic drug with one... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Starting a RevolutionBy Chad FreyNewton Kansan@ChadFrey For the second time in just a few years, Ma
The Newton Kansan / Posted 7 days ago
By Chad FreyNewton Kansan@ChadFrey For the second time in just a few years, Mark Smith found himself at a crossroads. Both times he's hit those crossroads, he's made life better. When a training injury left him in a spot where it was time to leave... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Nov. 13, 2017People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies. Lacie
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies. Lacie Monique Alexander, 29, in connection with identity theft, interference with a law enforcement officer, possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulant,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
New downtown Topeka brewery to celebrate capital city’s railroad pastA new downtown Topeka brewery will honor Topeka’s railroad past and bring a suc
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
A new downtown Topeka brewery will honor Topeka’s railroad past and bring a successful Dallas restaurateurs home to the city where he grew up. Iron Rail Brewing will open in the fall of 2018 at the former Por’e Richards and Kansan Grill location,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
update for Nov. 9, 2017The following people have been booked into the Shawnee County Department of Cor
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
The following people have been booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections in connection to felonies: Charles Lloyd DemotteVinsonhaler, 25, in connection to fleeing and eluding, commision of a felony; aggravated endangering a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Fifth annual “Salute Our Heroes” festival, parade set for Saturday in downtown TopekaVeterans of the U.S. armed services will be honored this Saturday with a “Salut
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Veterans of the U.S. armed services will be honored this Saturday with a “Salute Our Heroes” festival, parade and other activities in downtown Topeka. “There’s a lot of great people who have contributed to the success of this event,” said Melissa... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Colorado blue spruce selected as this year’s Topeka Miracle on Kansas Avenue treeDiane Schafer looked on with mixed emotions Thursday morning as crews cut down
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Diane Schafer looked on with mixed emotions Thursday morning as crews cut down a large, Colorado blue spruce tree from her front yard in southwest Topeka. Schafer’s late husband, Larry, who died six years ago, planted the tree when it was a sapling... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Here are the free offers, events planned for Veterans Day in Topeka, northeast KansasNortheast Kansas will have many events to offer for the Veterans Day weekend.
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Northeast Kansas will have many events to offer for the Veterans Day weekend. Soldiers and units of the Kansas National Guard will also be supporting a number of Veterans Day events across the state. McLouth – Lt. Col. Shawn Miller, commander, 1st... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Recreation Calendar for Nov. 6, 2017Items for the Recreation Calendar are published free of charge. They will not b
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Items for the Recreation Calendar are published free of charge. They will not be taken over the telephone and will not be published any other day of the week. Send information by mail (with a daytime phone number) to Sports: Recreation Calendar,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka Police Department requests public comments as it seeks reaccreditationThe Topeka Police Department is asking for feedback from the community as it un
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
The Topeka Police Department is asking for feedback from the community as it undergoes recertification from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. A public information session will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Law... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
TPD requests public comments as it seeks reaccreditationThe Topeka Police Department is asking for feedback from the community as it un
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
The Topeka Police Department is asking for feedback from the community as it undergoes recertification from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. A public information session will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Law... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Nov. 4, 2017People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies. Gerald
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies. Gerald Bernard Haynes, 53, in connection with interference with law enforcement, 11/3. Garenika Mikeshia Smith, 22, in connection with possession of opiates/opium/narcotic... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Hometown Heroes banners will honor Topeka service members, adorn downtown lamp postsJenalea Randall, wife of the late Lt. Col. Tony Randall stands next to Tony’s b
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Jenalea Randall, wife of the late Lt. Col. Tony Randall stands next to Tony’s banner at the Military Home Town Heroes Banner unveiling held at Westar Headquarters. Lt. Col. Tony Randall is one of the 23 Military Hometown Heroes that were... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Cyrus Hotel scheduled to open in fall of 2018, Downtown Rotary members toldThe building of a 106-bed boutique hotel in the core of the capital city contin
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
The building of a 106-bed boutique hotel in the core of the capital city continues to move at a steady pace, members of the Downtown Topeka Rotary Club were told Thursday. “Our construction schedule is ahead of schedule, which is good for going into... Read more
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J Extra Calendar: Topeka’s upcoming meetings and events, Nov. 1-7, 2017Topeka West Rotary Club, 7 a.m., second-floor conference room, Hy-Vee, S.W. 29t
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Topeka West Rotary Club, 7 a.m., second-floor conference room, Hy-Vee, S.W. 29th and Wanamaker. Information: Rick Ryan, 249-9000 or president@topekawestrotary.com. Toddler Time 1, 9:30 to 10 a.m., 10:30 to 11 a.m. or 6:30 to 7 p.m., Lingo Story... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Loft tours to showcase renovated living spaces in downtown TopekaWhen Tom and Lisa Stubbs found themselves to be empty-nesters a few years ago,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
When Tom and Lisa Stubbs found themselves to be empty-nesters a few years ago, they began looking at ways to downsize and find a different place to call home. The couple found their new residence in a most unexpected place — downtown Topeka. The... Read more
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Downtown Loft Tours on Saturday to showcase renovated living spaces in downtown Topeka buildingsWhen Tom and Lisa Stubbs found themselves to be empty-nesters a few years ago,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
When Tom and Lisa Stubbs found themselves to be empty-nesters a few years ago, they began looking at ways to downsize and find a different place to call home. The couple found their new residence in a most unexpected place — downtown Topeka. The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Recreation Calendar for Oct. 31Items for the Recreation Calendar are published free of charge. They will not b
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
Items for the Recreation Calendar are published free of charge. They will not be taken over the telephone and will not be published any other day of the week. Send information by mail (with a daytime phone number) to Sports: Recreation Calendar,... Read more
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Recreation Calendar for Oct. 23Items for the Recreation Calendar are published free of charge. They will not b
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
Items for the Recreation Calendar are published free of charge. They will not be taken over the telephone and will not be published any other day of the week. Send information by mail (with a daytime phone number) to Sports: Recreation Calendar,... Read more
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Have you seen the downtown Topeka lofts? Walking tour to showcase living spacesFour downtown lofts will be open for viewing in early November as a fundraiser
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Four downtown lofts will be open for viewing in early November as a fundraiser for Downtown Topeka Inc. “Loft Living … is the Life for Me,” a self-guided walking tour of the lofts, will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 in the 800 and 900 blocks of... Read more
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Police identify 32-old woman who was struck, killed by train in south TopekaPosted October 19, 2017 03:15 pm - Updated October 19, 2017 03:19 pm Police id
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Posted October 19, 2017 03:15 pm - Updated October 19, 2017 03:19 pm Police identify 32-year-old woman who was struck, killed by train in south Topeka Around 6 a.m. Wednesday, police were dispatched to train tracks just east of S. Kansas Avenue and... Read more

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