Local Newskansas

  • Morris County Man Dies in Fire

    The Associated Press
    Posted: January 10th, 2003

    DWIGHT (AP) – A 74-year-old man and at least four dogs were killed in a fire that destroyed a house near this Northeast Kansas town

  • City Gets First Female Captain

    Topeka Capital Journal
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    Holt, 43, on Dec. 21 became the first woman in the department to reach the rank of captain and now supervises a crew at Fire Station 8.

  • Grants Underscore Narrow Gap Between Winning and Losing

    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    The scoring system used by the Kansas Department of Commerce and Housing (KDOC&H) to award Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) is a serious game for the communities competing for funding.

  • Dead Man Found At Auto Garage Fire

    Posted: December 27th, 2002

    Fire investigators said spilled gasoline from the tank of a vehicle may have caused a fire that apparently killed one man and injured a firefighter at an auto shop Thursday, KMBC's Jeremy Hubbard reported.

  • Mystery Barrels Emit Acid

    The Topeka-Capital Journal
    Posted: December 11th, 2002

    Topeka, Kansas-- firefighters clean up spill after two 55-gallon barrels found behind truck stop