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Shawnee County Fair will bring many families to Topeka this month

The Shawnee County Fair starts with the 4‐H Horse Show on July 20th and 21st, and continues with public exhibits and programs from the 25th through the 29th. The Fair will be ...

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‘Journey of Hope’ to stop in Topeka July 14 for second straight year

The Journey of Hope team will be arriving this year in Topeka Sunday, July 14, at the Kansas Neurological Institute (KNI) for a visit with residents. This stop comes immediately after a ...

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C5Alive luncheons to feature Barry Feaker, Max Manning

Barry Feaker will be the featured speaker at the July C5Alive Luncheon, to be held July 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aldersgate Village, 7220 SW Asbury Dr.  The Aldersgate chef ...

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Construction has begun on Redbud Park

Construction has begun on Redbud Park in North Topeka. The new park will anchor the northeast corner of NOTO at the southeast corner of N. Kansas Avenue and N.E. Gordon Street. The ...

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Altered Appetite to hold conference here

Altered Appetite is a movement with the purpose of igniting revival fire within the hearts and minds of God’s children. Doug Cromer, one of the co-founders, has been a 30+ year food ...

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Lake Shawnee Adventure Cove to open June 27

The Lake Shawnee Adventure Cove will open June 27. Phase II of the cove includes a beach area that has doubled in size, new watercraft, a relocated dock and an ADA accessible ...

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You Can Begin Again needs support for program

You Can Begin Again/You Can Begin Again Too, a local non-profit, is launching their newest program called Project 3000! You Can Begin Again/You Can Begin Again Too is a non-profit organization that ...

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Woodland wins first major with a stylish U.S. Open victory at Pebble Beach

“With a score of 271, the Jack Nicklaus Gold Medal for the winner of the 119th U.S Open goes to Gary Woodland of Topeka, Kansas.” With those words, Mike Davis, the USGA ...

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Amendment needed in Kansas Constitution to regulate abortion

For 84 days in 2015, the state of Kansas led the nation by banning live dismemberment abortion, then a Judge found a new “right” in our Kansas Constitution, and ordered that live ...

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TPD unveils new Outreach Vehicle

The Topeka Police Department now has a new Outreach Vehicle. The Outreach Vehicle will follow the idea of paramedicine, which is the unique intersection of health care, public health and public safety. ...

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Last Minute Folk presents Ben Bedford, Kirk Drager, at Jayhawk Theatre

Last Minute Folk and the Jayhawk Theatre welcome acclaimed singer-songwriter Ben Bedford back to the Gallery stage June 15th at 7:00 p.m. “Ben Bedford has proven himself to be a truly inspired ...

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LIFE LESSONS FROM A LITTLE ONE – Alone time

Alone time – Years and countless nights were spent helping prepare my son for sleep from the comforts of our sturdy rocking chair. We may have outgrown the ability to snuggle comfortably ...

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Taxpayers should be aware of the top tax scams currently in vogue

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Tax scammers continue to work. Again this year, the IRS highlights the twelve top scams in its “Dirty Dozen” list. These scams are often aggressive and happen throughout the year. The schemes ...

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Jefferson Award winner speaks out about his Sole Reason ministry and golf tournament

Jerry Hudgins of Sole Reason knows the power of one. How do we change the world? We change it with one act of kindness at a time. For the last three and ...

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June C5Alive Luncheon to Feature Spencer Lindsay of Working Men of Christ

Spencer Lindsay is the Founder and Executive Director of Working Men of Christ, a prison ministry reaching over 1200 inmates, and operates 12 inmate discipleship homes in Wichita and Topeka. At Working ...

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Lost cat from Denver found in Topeka

When a black long-haired cat was brought to Helping Hands Humane Society in Topeka recently as a stray, the admissions counselors there thought it would be another usual day at the shelter—yet ...

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Topeka Police join Ring in new crime fighting tool

The police have a new way for you to know what’s going on in your neighborhood! With Ring you can make a difference and share suspicious activity or crime with the people ...

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Irish storytelling and music to be featured Saturday

A unique opportunity to join professional storyteller, Rosie Cutrer, for Irish storytelling, myths, music and folktales will occur on Saturday, June 1st, from 2 to 3pm in the Gallery at the Historic ...

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21st Street Bridge over I-470 re-opens a week early

SW 21st Street east of the I-470 bridge to Belle Ave was open to traffic this morning following substantial completion of the project. Cleanup work, including some striping, will be completed over ...

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Capital City Barbershop Chorus annual show features Lemon Squeezy

The Capital City Barbershop Chorus will present its annual show, “Places In Our Heart” along with featured quartets Lemon Squeezy, the 2016 BHS International Silver Medalists, and Harmonium, the 2016 CSD champions ...

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“Kids Ride Free!” all summer on Topeka city busses

Topeka kids can now look forward to a break from school, with summer right around the corner, as well as a free transportation around Topeka on city busses. Since the summer of ...

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Two $500 closest to pin prizes offered in golf tournament benefiting Topeka Youth Project

The 22nd Annual Topeka Youth Project’s Tee Off for Youth Golf Tournament will take place Friday, June 14, 2019, at Village Greens Golf Course in Ozawkie. The tournament is sponsored by Reser’s ...

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North Topeka activities include Chalk Walk

NOTO Arts District is getting out the sidewalk chalk and attempting to cover each square of concrete sidewalk within two blocks with art. The 6th Annual Two Block Chalk Walk will be ...

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“Best tournament of the year” benefits Pancreatic Cancer research

Spring is here, summer’s near, and it’s that time of year – time to gear up for the 17th Annual Rod Rogers Memorial Golf Tournament benefitting KU Cancer Center. The event is ...

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Luncheon to feature business building tips

All business owners want to get the most out of their businesses. At the May C5 Power Luncheon, Carl Fowler and Marshall Madil will demonstrate what can be accomplished with just a ...

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