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Parks For All Foundation donates Topeka Christmas Tree for Evergy Plaza

Christmas Tree

The Parks For All Foundation will donate this year’s Christmas Tree for display at the new Evergy Plaza in downtown Topeka. The 18-foot tall black hills white spruce will be harvested from ...

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Congress helps Topeka Rescue Mission deliver 2M meals

Topeka Rescue Mission

The Topeka Rescue Mission has a history of responding to whatever kind of needs crop up in the Capital City and surrounding areas. Since March of this year the nation has seen ...

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One-third of Kansas adults are obese

obese

A 2019 adult obesity report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that more than one-third of Kansas adults ages 18 and older are obese, or 35.2 percent. This ...

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C5 Luncheon to be held at National Guard Museum

C5

The November C5 POWER Luncheon will be held November 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the National Guard Museum at Forbes Field. The event is open to the public, and military ...

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Historic Lecompton has Midwest’s largest Christmas trees and ornaments display

Lecompton

Experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton, Kansas. Visitors can see an indoor display of over 150 trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme decor – including turn ...

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Lots going on in North Topeka and NOTO Arts District during holidays

NOTO

The North Topeka area has a lot going on this time of year! Of course, NOTO Arts District has been a hub of activity for a while now, Holiday shopping and activities ...

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Heated race for Kansas Second Congressional District

LaTurner

With the election at hand for the vacant seat in the Kansas Second Congressional District, the candidates have gone head to head in televised debates on KSNT TV in Topeka, and also ...

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KU Sorority student placed on probation due to political retweet gets national attention

Katherine Lauer

Recently, University of Kansas sophomore Katherine Lauer re-tweeted a political tweet posted by a conservative political pundit. The response to the retweet was being placed on probation from the Kappa Alpha Theta ...

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Letter to Editor addresses voters

vote

Dear Voters: You have a choice between two medical doctors when you vote for your U.S. Senator, and that should make everything OK, right? Medical doctors are supposed to practice the Hippocratic ...

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Take Topeka Metro to vote on Election Day, Nov. 3rd

Topeka Metro

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 is Election Day. Topeka has routes that go by many of Topeka’s polling locations within the city limits. Topeka Metro fares have been waived for the month of ...

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Topeka area drop-off sites to open for Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

More than 4,000 locations will now offer a curbside drop-off option for the Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child. Volunteers are preparing to collect shoebox gifts during National Collection Week, Nov. 16 ...

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“Our House”? State Senator Hensley uses home that is not his in TV ad

Hensley

State Senator Anthony Hensley’s current television commercial shows his daughter Katie Hensley Bivens saying “whether it’s in the statehouse, the schoolhouse, or our house my dad is somebody you can always count on.” The problem is, ...

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Beatles vs. Stones show rescheduled to this Friday at Topeka Performing Arts Center

Beatles vs. Stones

Due to routing issues, the Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown tribute show scheduled for September at Topeka Performing Arts Center will now take place this Friday, October 23, at 7:30 ...

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“Reel Grief” movie series presented for study in Topeka

Reel Grief

Death, end-of-life and bereavement are topics not easily discussed in our western culture. Reel Grief is an opportunity to help individuals process their grief through the use of movie scenes where others ...

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Topeka Aglow chapter relaunches, holds conference

Aglow

Aglow began in 1967 with four women who expressed a desire to meet together as Christians without denominational boundaries. The first general meeting was held in Seattle, Washington, USA, close to where ...

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“Decade of NOTO” to celebrate growth of North Topeka Arts District

The Topeka Arts & Entertainment District is an attraction for all ages from all over. The restaurants, galleries, boutiques and more make NOTO the top Topeka Art Walk destination. Historic buildings are ...

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Where, when and how should you vote? Deadlines loom for Shawnee and Douglas County

vote

The General Election, November 3, will take place in less than a month. In order to vote in this election, residents of the state of Kansas must be registered to vote by ...

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Ribbon-cutting set for remodeled community center

Community Center

A 1 p.m. Oct. 5 ribbon cutting ceremony is set for the dedication of the remodeled main entrance and lobby of Hillcrest Community Center. The project is the capstone to a several-year ...

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Luncheon to feature Barry Feaker

Feaker

Barry Feaker will be the featured speaker at the October C5 POWER Luncheon, to be held October 8, 11:30 am to 1 pm at the The Peak, 1920 SW Gage Blvd. Feaker ...

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National Life Chain Sunday is Oct. 4

Life Chain

The National Life Chain is the largest peaceful, prayerful pro-life public witness in the world.  More than 1500 cities across the United States and Canada are expected to participate in this 33rd ...

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Ward-Meade Garden Glow to replace Topeka Apple Festival in 2020

Garden Glow Topeka

A new event, the Ward-Meade Garden Glow, will replace Apple Festival for 2020 at Old Prairie Town/Ward-Meade Botanical Garden. Patterned after the popular Tulips at Twilight event which was canceled this year ...

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Prayer March Saturday in Overbrook to coincide with Franklin Graham march in Washington

prayer march

The inaugural “Northeast Kansas 2020 Healing Prayer March” will be held in Overbrook, Kan., this Saturday, September 26, from 8:00 a.m. until noon. “America is in trouble. Our communities are hurting. Our ...

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Oldest church bell in Kansas rings again over downtown Lawrence

church bell

What is being called the oldest church bell in Kansas rings out over downtown Lawrence once again after being restored. The bell, a 150-year-old ringer as old as the Lawrence United Methodist ...

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Youth For Christ Golf Classic Oct. 2 to benefit teens

Youth for Christ Golf

Topeka Youth for Christ’s 2020 Annual Golf Classic that was scheduled for May and then postponed to July 31 has been postponed again because of the weather. It will now be held ...

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How school will look in the age of Covid

covid school

Before Covid, the question of the relative value of digital versus face-to-face instruction in a school setting never came up. Children were learning face-to-face while still spending a certain amount of time ...

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