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Fremont Tribune
Midland bowlers finish secondSchnicke adding 1,073. Also seeing action on Saturday were sophomore Whitney La
Fremont Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
Schnicke adding 1,073. Also seeing action on Saturday were sophomore Whitney Laritson of Lincoln; senior Brianna Oftedahl of Albert Lea, Minnesota; sophomore Shelby Throntveit of Discovery Bay, California; and junior Ashlee Erickson of Topeka, Kans... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka High’s Ky Thomas, Hayden’s Brent Peavler and Shawnee Heights coach Jason Swift sweep Centennial League football individual honorsCity standouts Ky Thomas of Topeka High and Brent Peavler of Hayden swept Cente
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
City standouts Ky Thomas of Topeka High and Brent Peavler of Hayden swept Centennial League player of the year honors in balloting by league coaches while Shawnee Heights coach Jason Swift was named the Centennial League coach of the year. Thomas, a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Recreation Calendar for Nov. 21, 2017published any other day of the week. Send information by mail (with a daytime p
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
published any other day of the week. Send information by mail (with a daytime phone number) to Sports: Recreation Calendar, Topeka Capital-Journal, 616 S.E. Jefferson, Topeka, KS, 66607; by fax to 295-1230; or by email to sports@cjonline.com. Items... Read more
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‘Kick into overdrive:’ Topeka store managers motivate employees for hectic Black Friday— to keep smiling, keep ringing up merchandise and attempt to maintain order in
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
— to keep smiling, keep ringing up merchandise and attempt to maintain order in chaos. Brian Ruiz, general manager at Topeka’s JCPenney store at West Ridge Mall, is well aware how much the busy holiday season can take out of employees. The... Read more
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Diaper drive to be held Dec. 2 at Martina McBride concert at K-Statefrom 6:45-8:30 p.m. on Dec. 2. Community Action manages Diaper Depot, a progra
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
from 6:45-8:30 p.m. on Dec. 2. Community Action manages Diaper Depot, a program founded in 2012 by the Junior League of Topeka. It provides more than 100,000 diapers annually to households in northeast and north central Kansas, according to a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Bods set to face No. 1-ranked Northwest Missouri in Municipalrecord and a Division II national championship last season. Washburn and North
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
record and a Division II national championship last season. Washburn and Northwest Missouri will meet again on Feb. 10 in Topeka on WU’s senior day. NORTHWEST MISSOURI AT WASHBURN Tipoff: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City,... Read more
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FOX News
Video contradicts Kansas shooting police accountis the second recent police shooting in Kansas in which the family has called f
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
is the second recent police shooting in Kansas in which the family has called for the public release of recordings. In Topeka, attorneys for the family of Dominique White, a 30-year-old man shot by two police officers on Sept. 28, have also... Read more
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FOX News
Video contradicts Kansas shooting police accountis the second recent police shooting in Kansas in which the family has called f
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
is the second recent police shooting in Kansas in which the family has called for the public release of recordings. In Topeka, attorneys for the family of Dominique White, a 30-year-old man shot by two police officers on Sept. 28, have also... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Nov. 20, 2017Elliott Alcala, 26, in connection with possession of controlled substance, 11/1
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
Elliott Alcala, 26, in connection with possession of controlled substance, 11/19. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 1200 blk. S.W. Western Ave., burglary, 6-9:30 a.m. 11/19. 2400 blk. S.E. 6th, robbery, 4-5 p.m.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Budget continues to divide election office and Shawnee County commissioner“not be accountable to anyone,” Archer said. Near the end of Monday’s meeting,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
“not be accountable to anyone,” Archer said. Near the end of Monday’s meeting, Archer recalled that when he ran for the Topeka City Council in 2009 — winning by one vote — then-election commissioner Elizabeth Ensley’s office conducted a recount... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Meeting features exchange between Shawnee County Commissioner Archer, election commissioner Howellor her own budget and not be accountable to anyone. Near the end of that meeti
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
or her own budget and not be accountable to anyone. Near the end of that meeting, Archer recalled that when he ran for the Topeka City Council in 2009 — winning by one vote — then-election commissioner Elizabeth Ensley’s office conducted a recount... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Food & Fun Holiday Calendar, a list of events of fun things to do now through Jan. 27onsite. Indoor climate controlled spacious building. CASA Homes for the Holida
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
onsite. Indoor climate controlled spacious building. CASA Homes for the Holidays Tour, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, Topeka. Tickets: $15 at the door; $12 in advance at Topeka Hy-Vee, Topeka Glory Days Pizza, Porterfield’s Flowers and Gifts,... Read more
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2 taken to hospital after semi, pickup truck crash Monday at 12th and Kansaswhen he was startled by what sounded like an explosion just east of the eight-s
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
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,” Plakio said. “It was a big boom. It sounded like something fell, like something hit the... Read more
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Topeka man, 37, pleads guilty in child porn casepleaded guilty on Monday to three counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Th
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
pleaded guilty on Monday to three counts of sexual exploitation of a child. The defendant, Jeffrey Douglas Masterson, of Topeka, will be sentenced on Dec. 28 in Shawnee County District Court. In the plea agreement, Masterson pleaded guilty to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man’s shooting death Saturday in North Topeka still listed officially as ‘suspicious,’ pending coroner’s reportPosted November 20, 2017 12:22 pm - Updated November 20, 2017 01:36 pm Topek
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
Posted November 20, 2017 12:22 pm - Updated November 20, 2017 01:36 pm Topeka police said they are investigating the shooting death of... Read more
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Semi, pickup truck involved in crash Monday at 12th and Kansasresponded to an accident involving a semi-trailer and a pickup truck early Mond
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
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 Medical... Read more
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Man’s shooting death late Saturday in North Topeka still listed officially as ‘suspicious,’ pending coroner’s reportA weekend shooting that claimed a man’s life in North Topeka remained under inv
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
A weekend shooting that claimed a man’s life in North Topeka remained under investigation Monday and hadn’t been ruled officially as a homicide, according to police officials. The death of David Davis, 36, was still being listed as “suspicious” in... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka man pleads guilty in child porn casepleaded guilty on Monday to three counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Th
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
pleaded guilty on Monday to three counts of sexual exploitation of a child. The defendant, Jeffrey Douglas Masterson, of Topeka, will be sentenced on Dec. 28 in Shawnee County District Court. In the plea agreement, Masterson pleaded guilty to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka man, 19, jailed after high-speed chase; minor in car taken into custody as a child-in-need-of-careA 19-year-old Topeka man was behind bars Monday morning after he was apprehende
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
A 19-year-old Topeka man was behind bars Monday morning after he was apprehended following a high-speed chase that occurred overnight just northwest of the capital city. Shawnee County sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Stallbaumer identified the arrested man as... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
School bus and deer collide Monday in southwest TopekaPosted November 20, 2017 07:09 am - Updated November 20, 2017 09:45 am A dee
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
Posted November 20, 2017 07:09 am - Updated November 20, 2017 09:45 am A deer was killed early Monday in a collision with an Auburn-Washburn school bus in the 3200 block of S.W. Wanamaker Road.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Army Guard ignores warning signs of flight surgeon’s sexual misconducta clinic staffed with personnel from the Kansas Guard’s 1st Battalion, 108th Av
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
a clinic staffed with personnel from the Kansas Guard’s 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation Regiment, that deployed with him from Topeka to the airbase in Balad, Iraq. Inside the clinic, Capt. Wisner responded to Lindsey’s agony with a bizarre... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Volunteer: Advisors Excel employees ‘rock the block’had to navigate sidewalks strewn with trash, tree limbs and even tires. But a f
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
had to navigate sidewalks strewn with trash, tree limbs and even tires. But a fortuitous alliance among Advisors Excel, Topeka Public Schools, the City of Topeka’s Department of Neighborhood Relations and the Topeka Police Department has since... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka weather for Monday, Nov. 20, 2017: Breezy with highs in 60sLook for sunny skies and highs in the mid-60s on a breezy Monday in the Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
Look for sunny skies and highs in the mid-60s on a breezy Monday in the Topeka area. Things will be a bit more chilly on Tuesday, as highs will only make it to the low-50s. Even cooler weather is expected on Wednesday as highs should only reach the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
School bus reported to have hit deer early Monday in southwest TopekaCrews were responding to a report of a school bus-deer collision early Monday i
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
Crews were responding to a report of a school bus-deer collision early Monday in southwest Topeka. No injuries were reported to anyone on the bus during the crash, which was reported at 7:02 a.m. at S.W. 33rd and Wanamaker. The area is in the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka weather for Monday, Nov. 20, 2017: Breezy with highs in 60s todayLook for sunny skies and highs in the mid-60s on a breezy Monday in the Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 hours ago
Look for sunny skies and highs in the mid-60s on a breezy Monday in the Topeka area. Things will be a bit more chilly on Tuesday, as highs will only make it to the low-50s. Even cooler weather is expected on Wednesday as highs should only reach the... Read more
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Police calls — update for Nov. 19, 2017stimulants; possession of marijuana; criminal possession of firearm by a felon,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
stimulants; possession of marijuana; criminal possession of firearm by a felon, 11/18. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 300 blk. S.E. Golden, theft, 10 p.m. 11/13-9 a.m. 11/14. 600 blk. S.E. Highland, possession of... Read more
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Mother of Topeka homicide victim creates support group: MOMSbeen arrested and charged in connection with his death. Theresa Wynne’s son, D
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
been arrested and charged in connection with his death. Theresa Wynne’s son, Dominique White, was shot and killed by two Topeka police officers in September. Her family has been fighting to view police body camera footage of the incident. The... Read more
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Topeka lawyer placed on legal probation for three yearsA Topeka lawyer with 35 years of legal experience has been placed on three year
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
A Topeka lawyer with 35 years of legal experience has been placed on three years of probation tied to his handling of two clients’ cases, the Kansas Supreme Court said Friday. Matthew B. Works was placed on probation in lieu of being suspended from... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Highland Park’s “Undercover High” set to begin airing in early 2018Oct. 10, the network announced less than a week before its premiere that the sh
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Oct. 10, the network announced less than a week before its premiere that the show, shot on location at the school in East Topeka this past spring, was indefinitely postponed due to scheduling changes. District officials said there were also... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
KanCare recipients raise questions about oversight, work requirements in KanCare 2.0feedback from tonight and look at what could some of those performance measures
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
feedback from tonight and look at what could some of those performance measures be to help,” Keck said. Suzy Springer, of Topeka, said she has struggled to reach officials when she has questions about paperwork or coverage for her mother, who is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Neighbors react to suspicious shooting death in northwest TopekaTopeka police are investigating the shooting death of a 36-year-old man as susp
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Topeka police are investigating the shooting death of a 36-year-old man as suspicious, officials said Sunday. The victim was identified as David Davis. Shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday, Topeka police officers responded to calls of multiple gunshots... Read more
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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 yesterday
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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Charitable dollars given to SCL Health in question after KU/Ardent purchasegood faith donations to be totally diverted from their intended purpose. While
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
good faith donations to be totally diverted from their intended purpose. While it may not be a breach of legal contract, I do see this as a serious breach of a covenant relationship between SCL Health and the people of Kansas. Cliff Bond... Read more
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Was Kobach TV ad a public service announcement?was to keep Kobach’s image in front of the public as his gubernatorial race pro
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
was to keep Kobach’s image in front of the public as his gubernatorial race proceeds to next year’s state elections. There’s also touch of hypocrisy as the nationwide King of Voter Suppression promotes voter participation. KEN SOFTL... Read more
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Dana Chandler case raises concernadministering an oath to our newly recruited officers, an oath that they would
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
administering an oath to our newly recruited officers, an oath that they would uphold our constitution in their duties. Certainly the authors of this cherished document wanted better for us. I fear they would weep if they knew. KERI STRAHLER, To... Read more
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Lawrence prepares for long-standing Christmas tradition, communities aglow with local light displaysTARC of Topeka is opening its 20th Winter Wonderland on Nov. 22, and will be op
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
TARC of Topeka is opening its 20th Winter Wonderland on Nov. 22, and will be open every night from 6 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31. The holiday light display is set up at the Lake Shawnee campground. Winter Wonderland is one of TARC’s largest fundraisers... Read more
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KanCare recipients raise questions about oversight, work requirements in KanCare 2.0feedback from tonight and look at what could some of those performance measures
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
feedback from tonight and look at what could some of those performance measures be to help,” Keck said. Suzy Springer, of Topeka, said she has struggled to get ahold of officials when she has questions about paperwork or coverage for her mother,... Read more
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Meriden man dies in one-vehicle accident on SundayA Meriden man was killed in a one-vehicle accident on Sunday morning northeast
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
A Meriden man was killed in a one-vehicle accident on Sunday morning northeast of Topeka, according to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said after a citizen reported finding an unresponsive man in the 300 block of N.E. 35th Street... Read more
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Shootings By Officers, Other Kansas Cases Cloaked In SecrecyTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas police departments do not identify officers inv
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas police departments do not identify officers involved in fatal shootings, and body camera footage from the incidents may never become public. Records in unsolved criminal cases can remain closed indefinitely, even to... Read more
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Police investigating shooting death in N.W. Topeka as suspiciousTopeka police are investigating the shooting death of a 36-year-old man as susp
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Topeka police are investigating the shooting death of a 36-year-old man as suspicious, officials said Sunday. The victim was identified as David Davis. Shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday, Topeka police officers responded to calls of multiple gunshots... Read more
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Shooting victim found Saturday night in northwest Topeka has died, Topeka police sayA 36-year-old man has died after being shot Saturday night, Topeka police said
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
A 36-year-old man has died after being shot Saturday night, Topeka police said Sunday morning. The victim was identified as David Davis. Shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday, Topeka police officers responded to calls of multiple gunshots in the area of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Letter to the editor: Wheatfield plan pointless developmentThe Topeka City Council approved the Wheatland Development at 29th and Fairlawn
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The Topeka City Council approved the Wheatland Development at 29th and Fairlawn. Here goes another “pie in the sky” waste of money. When will our city leaders learn that growth means bringing new business in, hopefully businesses that will employ... Read more
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A trail of miracles: New primary care clinic serves Topeka public housing residentsclinic, run by a nurse practitioner, will provide health care services to resid
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
clinic, run by a nurse practitioner, will provide health care services to residents of the Pine Ridge Manor, the largest of Topeka Housing Authority’s sites. Washburn University’s School of Nursing is partnering to provide medical staff. “Our... Read more
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An interview with Santa: Kriss Kringle shares secrets to staying on nice list this yeara few minutes to sit down and talk with us before visitng boys and girls at one
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
a few minutes to sit down and talk with us before visitng boys and girls at one of his usual stops — the West Ridge Mall in Topeka. As your busy season is about to begin, what have you been doing to prepare all year? We’re busy all year long at... Read more
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Letter to the editor: American polarization binary thinkingyou tied your shoes in the dark and that’s why the way they’re tied now looks w
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
you tied your shoes in the dark and that’s why the way they’re tied now looks weird. Maybe you’re more than meets the eye. But maybe, so too are the people around you and on social media. Maybe different isn’t dangerous. — Eli Woody Scrivner, Top... Read more
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An interview with Santa: Kris Kringle shares secrets to staying on nice list this yearminutes to sit down and talk with us before visitng the boys and girls at one o
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
minutes to sit down and talk with us before visitng the boys and girls at one of his usual stops — The West Ridge Mall in Topeka. As your busy season is about to begin, what have you been doing to prepare all year? We’re busy all year long at... Read more
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A guide to area parades, festivals and tree-lighting funevent in Osage City is “Treasured Moments.” Information is available at osageci
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
event in Osage City is “Treasured Moments.” Information is available at osagecitychamber.com/home/happening-osage-city/. Topeka will continue the tradition of the Miracle on Kansas Avenue Parade on Saturday, Nov. 25, in downtown. Parade goers can... Read more
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Food & Fun: This week’s ‘food find’ at Bluebird Diner in TopekaNovember 18, 2017 10:56 pm - Updated November 18, 2017 11:43 pm This week’s
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
November 18, 2017 10:56 pm - Updated November 18, 2017 11:43 pm This week’s #FoodFind is the Sloppy Joe — which tastes just as good as your moms, with a side of spicy pickle fries —... Read more
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Savanna Maue: Debuting the 2017 holiday section and highlighting a new performance coming to Topekaweek I talked with Shannon Reilly, who’s directing the first ever production of
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
week I talked with Shannon Reilly, who’s directing the first ever production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at the Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy. Earlier this year the local theater was granted rights to perform the show at the... Read more
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For first time in 25 years, new setting will surround Christmas trees at Topeka Festival of Treesof tinsel, bows, lights and even dolls that make up some of the most beautiful
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
of tinsel, bows, lights and even dolls that make up some of the most beautiful and elaborately decorated trees in Topeka. For decades, one thing has always been the same, the backdrop of winter wonderland displayed behind the... Read more
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