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The recent announcement of a fund bestowed to the Topeka Community Foundation not only reflected a significant gift to benefit organizations but also a method of providing a lasting commitment to the Topeka community. The $4.7 million gift provided from the estate of Phil and Betty Sisk established an ...

An Easter extravaganza with activities for all ages will take place Saturday, March 31, in North Topeka. EasterFest events will begin at 10 a.m. with a parade starting at the Union Pacific railroad tracks in the 700 block of N. Kansas Avenue. The parade will travel north on N. Kansas Avenue and end at Garfield Park, 1601 N.E. ...
An officer spoke with nurses and facility director Michelle Alexander, who said they had checked the building but were unable to locate Cole. A window to the shower room had been open, but no one saw Cole leave, police said. The National Weather Service reported Topeka recorded low temperatures of 7 degrees on Dec ...
Topeka's city government this year will begin a preventive street maintenance practice that public works director Jason Peek compares to changing the oil in a car. Vehicle owners change their oil on a regular basis to help the vehicle perform at its best for as long as possible, Peek said recently. Likewise, he said, the city will ...
Before arriving in Topeka we had put in a few calls to the foundation that Linda Brown and her siblings had started, and tried to schedule an interview with her. We had not gotten a response, so we went to the Topeka public library to dig up some old newspaper clippings about the Brown family's fight to ...
A Shawnee County District Court judge this week removed the Topeka Police Department as a defendant in a civil lawsuit filed by Christopher C. Harris, who was shot four times by police while returning fire and wounding a detective in November 2016, but gave him permission to sue Topeka's city government.
Limestone, windows with sweeping views and a glass waterfall are features of the new Federal Home Loan Bank building that greets Interstate 70 drivers at the west edge of Topeka. The $36 million building was designed to complement its natural surroundings, grabbing colors and form from the ...
Saying she wants Topeka's city government to be as accessible to the public as possible, Mayor Michelle De La Isla on Thursday conducted the first of what will be a series of monthly City Hall news conferences. De La Isla and city manager Brent Trout will hold future news conferences, which haven't been ...
Shawnee County District Court Judge Nancy Parrish followed the time laid out in the plea deal and sentenced Pedro D. Enriquez-Corral Sr., pictured right, to life plus more than 17 years on Thursday in Shawnee County District Court. In February Enriquez-Corral, 39, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, ...


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