| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:16 PM
The number of passable bridges for travelers crossing the flood-swollen Missouri River in northwest Missouri is rapidly dwindling, as high water has made traveling to and from Iowa, Nebraska and northeast Kansas a tricky proposition.
The bridge over...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:28 PM
When they were planning this Friday’s centennial bash, Burbank planners said the sky’s the limit.
And even there, they’re pushing the envelope.
Sgt. Robert Quesada, the Burbank Police Department’s public information officer,...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Don Love may not admit it but some might say flying runs in his family.
"There's nothing to flying, it's the simplest thing in the world," says Don Love.
Reminders of the twenty-three thousand miles hes logged in the sky, hang in the air around him....
| Mar 16, 2011
| 5:13 PM
I don't usually take sides as a reporter. During City Council election time, I avoid endorsing candidates; if a dispute arises in town over organized religion, I keep my spiritual views private.
But if it comes to supporting Old World Village, the most...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 1:05 AM
George Santayana famously wrote, Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Santayana's point in this much misunderstood phrase, according to historian Ted McAllister, is that without memory each generation is forced to learn...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:54 AM
Presumably, the list of the top 25 notable figures in Kansas history includes President Dwight Eisenhower, famed aviator Amelia Earhart and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole.
But Gov. Sam Brownback is planning five events across the state...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:26 PM
A classic American art form, the barber shop quartet, has been taken to a new level with the local Emerald City Chorus. It is a nonprofit dedicated to the education and performance of the complex harmonies involved in singing barber shop-style music. I...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:33 PM
It’s different, all right. In fact, if one knows anything about Amelia Earhart, you might find this fictionalized account of what happens after her disappearance to be confusing, frustrating and possibly offensive.
But “This Is Different,&...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:10 AM
The Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview in Downtown Wichita reopened Wednesday afternoon after $25 million in renovations. The landmark hotel has been through a number of additions since the first owners broke ground in September 1921.
On July 26, 1920, George...
| Apr 29, 2011
In Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner hears a voice that says “If you build it, they will come.”
He then ruins his cornfield crops to build a baseball field. This doesn’t make his wife happy, or the bank. They were on the verge of taking...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced five more people to his list of notable Kansans Wednesday.
The notables honored this afternoon were Clyde Cessna, Samuel Crumbine, Amelia Earhart, Joseph McCoy, and C.B. Schmidt.
The event was part of an effort...