MANHATTAN, Kan. — Two local FFA members received state proficiency awards for having one of the best career development programs in the state at the 91st Kansas FFA Convention May 29-31 on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan.
Voters will decide a few contested races for city council and school board positions in Miami County, as well as the Paola mayoral race.
SPRING HILL — The Kansas Paint Company celebrated the opening of its new location at 208 S. Webster St. in Spring Hill with a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 6 sponsored by the Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce.
SPRING HILL — The Spring Hill school district plans to locate its fifth elementary school in the Dayton Creek subdivision near 191st Street and Lone Elm Road.
When Louisburg Superintendent Brian Biermann canceled school due to inclement weather on Monday, Feb. 11, he didn’t make the decision while sitting behind a desk. Instead, he was sitting behind the steering wheel of a big yellow school bus.
PAOLA — Less than 12 hours after President Donald Trump addressed the nation with his State of the Union address, local city, county and school district officials took their turn in the spotlight during the annual State of the City Breakfast on Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Paola.
After a sleet and ice storm laid a white carpet across the region Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 6-7, J.R. McMahon said this winter has been unlike any other in his 35 years working for Miami County.
All public schools in Miami County will be closed once again Friday, Feb. 8, as crews continue to work to clear roads and side streets following an ice storm Wednesday and Thursday that affected most of the Kansas City metro area.
SPRING HILL — There’s a SHIFT taking place in Spring Hill, and a group of concerned parents hopes it means local teenagers will feel safer, happier and more confident than ever before.