FORT LARNED - Fort Larned promoted Kansas Kids Fitness and Safety Day Friday in conjunction with the Governor's Council on Fitness.
QUIVIRA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - The smoke rose gently over the horizon Tuesday as 13 firefighters managed a control burn over 1,800 acres Tuesday in the northeast section of the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in Rice and Stafford counties. Winds ranged from 4 to 6 mph.
FORT LARNED - Fort Larned and Topeka's Cedar Crest will promote Kansas Kids Fitness and Safety Day Friday in conjunction with the Governor's Council on Fitness.
LARNED - A ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Wednesday will mark the completion of a renovation project at the Larned Dillon's store, 423 Main Street. Anyone is welcome to attend.
By Jim Misunas
HUDSON - A potentially life-changing stem-cell appointment scheduled for their son in Germany has been canceled, leaving a Stafford County family searching for answers.
The 19th Annual Santa Fe Trail Days event continued Saturday in Larned. Dozens of community-wide events were scheduled.
LARNED - Phinney math teacher Joni Johnson said the second-graders at Phinney Elementary School mark their calendars for "Coin Carnival."
LARNED - Public address announcer Jeff Broer likes to ad-lib during the annual Santa Fe Trail Days parade in Larned. Broer will get to practice his combination of quick wit and gift of gab during Saturday's 11 a.m. parade in downtown Larned.
HUDSON - Ken and Brenda Grabast and their children will begin the journey of a lifetime the last weekend of May.
LARNED - Joan Wells, a member of the Cowgirl Hall of Fame, grew up as a cowgirl, and she's still living her dream.
When a request was made to raise your hand if you've been a victim of burglary, District Judge Mike Keeley raised his hand too.
LARNED - The Fort Larned USD 495 board of education has approved proactive cost-savings measures that will reduce the district's budget at least $250,000 for the 2011-2012 school year.
LARNED - The Larned High tennis team added the final finishing touches for the Doerr-Vernon Park tennis courts.
LARNED - Upon first inspection, State Senator Allen Schmidt was duly impressed by the Larned State Hospital facilities. Monday marked the first visit to the Larned State Hospital complex for Schmidt, a Democrat representing District 36, since February.
LARNED - For the second straight year, Larned High's volleyball team is an underdog and underrated team that few outsiders would expect to qualify for the Class 4A-Division II state tournament.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Micah Cotten and his father Joe Cotten are living a baseball dream.
Garden Club to hold
Dear old dad is proud of his son.
Jaylyn Arnold, 7, picks out a perfect outfit for Halloween at the Great Bend Library. She is the daughter of Theresa Arnold.
LARNED - With a young golf team, Larned High School head coach Toni Novotny was hopeful a home-course advantage would help the Indians.
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