It’s Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week (March 1-5), and Miami County residents likely heard the statewide tornado safety drill that was scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 2.
Sheila Schultz has only been serving as part-time county counselor since the first of January, but she has already assisted Miami County with everything from a tax sale on the courthouse steps to offering legal advice to a divided County Commission about a proposed speed limit increase in ru…
Area residents who did not have an opportunity to attend legislative coffees in Louisburg and Osawatomie earlier this month will have two more opportunities to hear from their state legislators.
The man who was found dead in a Union Pacific Railroad boxcar Tuesday, Feb. 23, in rural Miami County has been identified as a 24-year-old Louisiana man.
The initial investigation into the death of an unidentified man who was found on a Union Pacific train in Miami County indicates he was killed by the closing door of the boxcar he was riding in.
The start date for the replacement of a culvert on 299th Street, 500 feet east of Victory Road, has been pushed back from Monday, Feb. 22, to March 8, according to the Road and Bridge Department.
The Miami County Sheriff's Office and the Union Pacific Railroad are investigating a fatality involving a Union Pacific train boxcar near 319th Street and Lookout Road.
OSAWATOMIE – Thirty-one people braved bitterly cold temperatures on a recent Saturday morning to hear four state lawmakers tackle a number of issues during a legislative coffee held at Osawatomie High School.
FONTANA — The smile on Lela Sharp’s face couldn’t have been bigger as she peered out the glass front door of her Fontana home Thursday, Feb. 11, and watched a long line of vehicles parade down Merrill Street.
With the National Weather Service extending its wind chill warning through noon tomorrow, all area school districts have announced they will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Miami County residents, and others throughout the 14-state balancing authority region whose power supply is coordinated by the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), may find themselves without power for a short time as planned outages are being used as a tool to avoid a larger crisis.
PAOLA – The Miami County Sheriff’s Office said it will be available to community members to warm up as needed as temperatures continued to hover in the single digits and a fresh layer of snow covered the ground.
LOUISBURG — A property tax transparency bill, SB 13, has been approved in the Kansas Senate by an overwhelming 34-1 vote and is now in the House Committee on Taxation.