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…

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A polar vortex did more than take the Midwest’s breath away in mid-February.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.