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  • Michelle Obama
    Michelle Obama delivered big-time in consolation
    TOPEKA, Kan. — It wasn’t the day she wanted. Nor did her appearance fully commemorate the 60th anniversary of Brown v. The Board of Education — the momentous Supreme Court decision that supposedly put an end to segregation in...
  • A man was hit by a train and walked away
    A man was hit by a train and walked away
    On October 14, 2013 the WCNC News station in Kansas broadcasted a story about a man in Topeka, Kan. that was struck by a train and then got up and walked away with minor injuries. For those of us here in the Puget Sound that use the Sounder Train...
  • Westboro Baptist Church
    Westboro Baptist Church headquarters become setting for movie
    The punk band, “Get Shot!,” filmed an adult movie on the front lawn of the Westboro Baptist Church headquarters in Topeka. The Westboro Baptist Church is famous for protesting and picketing funerals of celebrities and the funerals of...
  • Tabby Patterson seeks 145-pound opponent for MMA fight in Topeka
    Tabby Patterson seeks 145-pound opponent for MMA fight in Topeka
    Kansas MMA fighter Tabby Patterson (2-1) said on June 28 in an exclusive interview with Long Island MMA Examiner Eric Holden that she's seeking a 145-pound opponent for a July 20 tilt in Topeka, Kan.Patterson, a hard-hitting knockout artist...
  • Katherine Lawrence and Aaron Orlowski
    The Metropolitan Ballet of Topeka Opens Holidays with 'The Nutcracker'
    The Metropolitan Ballet of Topeka opened the holiday season on December 1, 2012 with a full flavored production of the Tchaikovsky ballet "The Nutcracker." Cast with internationally regarded professionals and featured performers from the...
  • Gage Park
    Topeka This Weekend: Mother’s Day Special
    Mother’s Day is upon us, and there a number of local Topeka businesses with special deals for those special women in our lives.Not to worry if you haven’t planned out your Mother’s Day festivities just yet; you still have time to...
  • Penguin Plunge Preview
    Penguin Plunge opens at Topeka Zoo
    Topeka Zoo officials could not have asked for a better evening to give Friends of the Zoo (FOTZ) members a sneak peek at the new African penguin exhibit on May 9. The weather was sunny and mild as FOTZ members were allowed to enter the zoo at 5:30...
  • K.O. Streetz
    Midwest music takes a leap forward with Topeka record label Klose Custody
    While the Midwest is not known for its major recording artists or opportunities, Topeka, Kansas record label Klose Custody, is adding its name to the short roster of Midwestern record companies gaining national recognition for their music. Among...
  • Disney Live Opening
    Disney Princesses in Wichita
    Wichitans traveled down the road to the Intrust Bank Arena this Thursday and Friday to see some of their favorite Disney Princesses. Feld Entertainment presents, “Disney Live! Three Classic Fairytales”. Mickey, Donald, Goofy and Minnie...
  • Former WIBW-TV and Radio building lost to fire
    Former WIBW-TV and Radio building lost to fire
    Just before 5 pm Thursday evening a thick black smoke could be seen clouding the sky over Topeka. Fire officials were dispatched to the scene of the fire, which had fully engulfed the former WIBW-TV and Radio building that stood on the historical...
  • Kansas Paranormal Quest is talking Demonic Possession
    Kansas Paranormal Quest is talking demonic possession
    How does a demon come into the home, how does a demon take over ones body, and how can one protect themselves from such an attack? These questions and many more will be answered tonight on the Kansas Paranormal Quest.Demonic possession is a huge...
  • Zombie Preparedness Day in Topeka
    Zombie Preparedness Day in Topeka
    Imagine what it would take to prepare your family for a disaster such as thousands of flesh eating zombies invading the streets and feeding on the innocent people of the town. Will your family be able to survive several days in hiding if zombies...
  • Halloween Fun
    Halloween Fun in Topeka
    Halloween can be one of the most exciting holidays of the year. While Thanksgiving and Christmas are considered joyful holidays, Halloween is just plain frightful fun. It is also a great time to spend with family, especially grandchildren. Often...
  • Gourmet Cabaret Psychic Fun and Feast
    Gourmet Cabaret Psychic Fun and Feast
    It takes a big title to describe the monstrous fun available at this event. Ghost Tours of Kansas, LLC and the Break Room in lovely downtown Topeka have teamed together to bring you a night filled with paranormal entertainment.You will have the...
  • Book Group
    Book group in a bag
    Is there anything the Topeka and Shawnee County Library can't come up with to make our literary pursuits easier and more enjoyable? Every time I go to the library's website, I find something else to get excited about!This time, it's...