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Celebrate Christmas in Auburn Saturday Dec. 14

Christmas will be celebrated early in Auburn on Saturday, December 14, beginning with the annual Christmas Cookie Sale at the Auburn Community Library. From 9 a.m. to noon, you can purchase a ...

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Blue Christmas Services to be held for those experiencing loss

It may be a “Blue Christmas” for many of those who have experienced loss in their lives or who are needing support during the holidays. Blue Christmas, a service of hope and ...

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City Christmas Tree delivered to Downtown Topeka; lit to start parade

Downtown Topeka Inc., Evergy Inc. came together in late November to deliver a Christmas tree for the Downtown Topeka holiday season. Dale and Julie Hrenchir and their daughters Adrianna and Kayla donated ...

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“A Big Band Christmas” comes to Jayhawk Theatre

Topeka Swing Dance and the Jayhawk Theatre have partnered to bring “A Big Band Christmas” to the Jayhawk Theatre auditorium on Saturday, December 7, beginning at 7pm. With both concert seating and ...

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401(k) Plan Owners: Watch Out

If you are a 401(k) plan owner, imagine how you would feel if you were on a sinking cruise ship and couldn’t get off because there weren’t any life jackets or backup ...

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Annual Red Kettle Campaign begins

salvation army

The season of giving is has arrived, and the familiar sound of bell ringing has announced the beginning of The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign.  The Salvation Army kicked off this ...

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What is the ‘mission’ in Rescue Mission? How do we care for our less fortunate neighbors?

Topeka Rescue Mission

If you live in, or anywhere near, Topeka you have probably heard about the financial struggles of the Topeka Rescue Mission over the last few months. TRM announced Aug. 5 it might ...

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

This month, local families can make a global impact as multiple sites in Topeka and surrounding towns will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation ...

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A split in the pro-life movement

A split in the pro-life movement was evident during a recent joint Kansas House and Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee hearing. The legislative committee focused on a Kansas Supreme court decision, ...

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Explaining the ABCs of self-protection

It seems the most powerful move you make in self-protection comes before you find yourself in a dangerous situation. “We teach what we call the ‘ABCs’ of self-protection,” says Patrick Overbey, owner ...

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C5 POWER Luncheon to be held at National Guard Museum

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 the ...

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B&B Theatres announces November 7 Grand Opening of Topeka Wheatfield 9

B&B Theatres has announced the Grand Opening of the Topeka Wheatfield 9, a state-of-the-art theater complex at 2829 SW Fairlawn Road in Topeka.  The company has been conducting training nights and will ...

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Kansas voters just shifted some political clout to college towns

Kansas will now have a streamlined census that counts people only where they’re living after Kansas voters decided Tuesday to end the practice of adjusting the numbers before state legislative districts are ...

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Beneficiary mistakes can cost a fortune

Beneficiary designations are important in determining where certain assets of an estate will end up. Many think that a will or trust is what determines where everything goes. This is not necessarily ...

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Great Overland Station to hold Afternoons of Praise & Thanksgiving, Veterans Ceremony, Harvey House Luncheon

Great Overland Station in Topeka will hold Afternoons of Praise and Thanksgiving called “To God Be the Glory” on November 3, 17 & 24 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The public is ...

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Newsboys United coming to TPAC Nov. 1

The Newsboys United will perform at the Topeka Performing Arts Center in Topeka on Friday, November 1, 2019, at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased in person at ...

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Hanna renames practice to Heart Financial Partners

Jim Hanna, CFP®, MBA, a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, recently changed the name of his practice to Heart Financial Partners, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. ...

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Legislature holds Judiciary Committee hearing on pro-life constitutional amendment

Interest was high as pro-life people packed the room during testimony before a recent joint Kansas House and Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. The legislative committee focused on a Kansas Supreme Court decision, ...

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Public invited to celebrate TPD mural

The Topeka Police Department and ArtsConnect are inviting the public to celebrate the completion of the TPD Mural Project: The Common Ground. A dedication ceremony will be held on Thursday, October 24 ...

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Seasonal increase in vehicle-deer crashes: what you can do

Mating season and the quest for more secure habitat have deer on the move this time of year, increasing the chances of deer-vehicle collisions. Typically, the greatest number of deer-vehicle crashes are ...

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Hazel Hill Chocolate joins with Grape Escape at TPAC

“Grape Escape Meets Hazel Hill Chocolate” is billed as Topeka’s premier wine and food festival, with silent and live auctions to benefit the Topeka Performing Arts Center and the community programs offered. ...

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Kansas politicians weigh in on impeachment inquiry

The Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is moving pretty quickly. How is it affecting politics in Kansas, and how are Kansas politicians responding? Sen. Pat Roberts dismissed the impeachment inquiry as ...

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Musical tutoring business opens in West Ridge Mall

Have you had a goal of learning a musical instrument or how to sing? If so, this new opportunity for tutoring may be just what you are looking for. On October 1st, ...

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All Topeka pastors invited to Appreciation Luncheon

The Annual C5 Pastors Appreciation Luncheon will be held October 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Great Overland Station. The event is open to the public, and local pastor Hal Smith ...

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Kansas tax increase unfairly burdens the poor

The fall in consumer spending has local officials puzzled; there’s a reason why Kansans are buying fewer things at the register. Not surprisingly, counties with declines in consumer shopping also have hiked ...

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