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Who feels relaxed in the middle of biking 500 miles in a matter of days with more than 800 people? Larissa Rice did.

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ST. JOSEPH, Missouri — The region’s soybean producers have returned to once-sodden fields that could hold the key in determining the relative strength of this season’s yields.

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TOPEKA — Kansas’ highest court declared Friday that the state finally is spending enough money on its public schools under a new education funding law but refused to end a lawsuit filed nearly a decade ago because it wants to monitor future funding by the Legislature.

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A delicious meal was enjoyed at the Delfelder/Hamner Reunion by 31 from the Leslie Delfelder side and one guest, Morgan Beckett and one from the Earl Delfelder side.

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Uncertainty over a Boeing jet and apprehension about the global economy hover over the aircraft industry as it prepares for next week’s Paris Air Show.

Lining the counter of the cash register sit current family photographs while larger frames envelope the walls with pictures from the restaurant’s past. As customers receive a menu, the cover explains one particular family’s history.

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It’s called Atchison County Emergency Management, with “management” as the operative term, not prevention, for a reason: Weather emergencies often can’t be prevented.

WASHINGTON — Brushing back calls for impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday “it’s not even close” to having enough support in the House, while Democrats pushed forward on other fronts to investigate President Donald Trump.

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A search is ongoing for a previously convicted violent felon who authorities say shot a man twice amid an argument at early Sunday morning gathering near the site of a local festival.

ATCHISON, Kan. — It ought to be known that it's all fun and games until friends and volunteers gather at an abandoned residential property with power tools, hammers and crowbars and have at it until it's ready for a new family in need. Then it's a blast.

There’s no shortage of fun to be had at LFM Park on any given weekend, but June marks a special time for the African American community and people from all walks of life, with events centered on the park.

A veteran zookeeper didn’t follow procedures for handling potentially dangerous animals in April when she was attacked at the Topeka Zoo by a tiger, zoo officials said Thursday.

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Communities on the lower Missouri River can expect water releases from the Gavins Point Dam to remain at twice the average level for the near future, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said.

A plan to bring a state-of-the-art skating area to Reisner Park hasn’t seen nearly as much fundraising success as had been hoped for, and the City of Atchison is discussing how to adapt.

A Monday afternoon single-vehicle rollover claimed the life of a local man near Bendena in Doniphan County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reports.