HILLSDALE — Three-year-old Aubrey Allen of Paola plops down near the playground at Hillsdale Learning Center and curiously peers into a plastic tub filled with colorful water beads.

LOUISBURG — It was backpacks in paradise Thursday at Louisburg’s Broadmoor Elementary School.

LOUISBURG — At the end of July, Bessie Stevens faced a dilemma. She had to travel with her husband, Gene, to her granddaughter’s wedding in Oklahoma. She didn’t need someone to watch a dog or a cat for three days; she needed someone to watch dozens of monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars.

PAOLA — Paola school board members recently approved publication of the district’s proposed 2018-19 budget, which includes increases in state aid and more tax revenue, while also decreasing the rate in which the school district collects property taxes.

Miami County election officials gathered Tuesday morning, just like others are doing across the state of Kansas, to conduct the canvass of votes and review provisional ballots from the Aug. 7 primary election. The ballots could help determine the winner in the still too-close-to-call race to…

LOUISBURG — Students entering Louisburg Middle School and Louisburg High School as sixth- and ninth-graders this year are back in school today for a full-day orientation, getting to know their new teachers and classes.

OSAWATOMIE – The new school year has several changes in store for parents and students alike with new faces joining the teaching staff throughout Osawatomie USD 367 schools as well as some administrative changes featuring familiar faces in different roles.

SPRING HILL – Spring Hill USD 230 is one of six Johnson County school districts that are joining forces to address the growing number of teen deaths by suicide.