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Sonshine Childcare completes phase two
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — At an open house throughout Wednesday and Thursday, the Sonshine Childcare Learning Center unveiled the completion of phase two of its development, designed to address the … more
Arma native set for 2024 Paris Olympics
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Arma native Lori A. Boyajian-O’Neill is headed to the Olympic Games in Paris in late July, however, she is not running or throwing or swimming.    … more
Time, technology claim newspaper press
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The memories come flooding back for Terry Squires as he looks over the now silent Goss Urbanite press sitting idle in the Morning Sun pressroom. The former pressroom foreman, Squires is the only living member of a crew that for decades made the press roar. more
‘Got old tires? Nowhere to take them?’
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Crawford County residents will have the opportunity next week to safely dispose of unwanted tires, with the first one taking place Friday, June 21.   The tire … more
FORT SCOTT, Kan. — To enthusiastic applause, Freeman Health Systems President and CEO Paula Baker announced Thursday that Freeman Hospitals will be taking over the management of emergency … more
‘Elementary Explorers’
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Wednesday night was full of fun, food, and furry friends at Pittsburg’s Fifth Street Bar and Grill. Jordan’s Way, a non-profit organization that travels the United … more
Meeting of the minds
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Individually, people can do great things. But put two exceptional minds together and the result can be amazing. That’s the case with two Pittsburg High School friends who have been collaborating on a project that would use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve education. more
Inspire Health Foundation hosts kids' camp
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Inspire Health Foundation, a subsidiary of the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, conducted a multi-day camp this week for area children at the John Parolo Education … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — A local band camp paid honor to a late Pittsburg High School student, Josiah Lee Fletcher, while providing an instructional and educational experience for local … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Based on the recommendation of the Economic Development Advisory Council (EDAC), the Pittsburg city commission approved a $1 million investment to expand the Kelce School of … more
Area kids learn how to do their chores
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PITTSBURG, Kans. — Kids today think their chores are tough, try doing them 150 years ago. Some area kids got to experience some of the daily tasks on a homestead on the Kansas prairie … more
Arma to take over patrols on U.S. 69
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GIRARD, Kan. — The City of Arma has petitioned the County Commission and the Sheriff’s Office to take over patrols on parts of U.S. 69 passing through the city. Currently, the city only … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — For Major Eric C. Johnson and Major Patricia J. Johnson, the end of their time at the Salvation Army in Pittsburg also marks the closing of their Salvation Army careers. Both … more
The Mount Carmel Foundation, established in 1982, announced this week that “in light of the recent announcement that Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg will be merging with Mercy Hospital,” it (the Foundation) will transfer its assets to the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK). more
Morning Sun claims eight KPA awards
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Morning Sun staff received eight awards late last week in the Kansas Press Association’s (KPA) Awards of Excellence Contest.    Daily and weekly, as … more
Pittsburg Launch proposes PHS coffee shop
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — USD 250 board members listened, Monday, as four Pittsburg Launch students proposed building a coffee shop at Pittsburg High School. Two upcoming seniors and two graduated … more
Classmates reunite at Frontenac Mining Days
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FRONTENAC, Kan. — Back in 1949, 11 students graduated from Frontenac High School. Fast forward 75 years later, two of the members of that original class got together during the weekend for a … more
Kites to fly high again over Pitt
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Al Patel and his family have been generous to their adopted home of Pittsburg, building businesses, creating jobs, and donating time and money to charities and causes. But … more
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