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Updated Mar 1, 2015 at 2:54 PM

Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game's first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said Sunday. There is some question about Minoso's age but the Chicago White Sox say he was 90. Minoso played 12 of his 17 seasons in Chicago, hitting .304 with 135 homers and 808 RBIs for the White Sox.

Posted Mar 1, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Rocky Patterson takes reins in interim

Posted Feb 28, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power. Russian investigators,...

Updated Feb 28, 2015 at 2:48 PM

Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the 1990s into the early 21st century, has died. He was 48.

Posted Feb 28, 2015 at 12:01 AM

A ceramics artist with roots in Pratt County will return home for a day-long teaching residency at the Vernon Filley Art Museum on March 7. She is inviting children and adults to come play with her.

Posted Feb 28, 2015 at 12:01 AM

After five months of booking prisoners and preparing meals in the basement, dispatching in a trailer and having to deal with the noise and dust of construction, officers and staff of the Pratt Law Enforcement Center are wearing smiles...

Posted Feb 28, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Opening date depends on donations and availability of volunteers

Updated Feb 27, 2015 at 4:24 PM

Joe Kramer, Pratt, was named the Kansas Wildlife Federation Conservationist of the Year at a reception and banquet Feb. 21 in Hays.

Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 8:50 AM

When children grab their fishing pole and tackle box and convince grandpa it’s warm enough to go fishing, they will get a surprise when they reach the Kids Fishing Pond at the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism...

Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 8:43 AM

Tourism is big business in Kansas and agritourism is a growing segment, getting people in touch with a lifestyle they may have left behind or never experienced.

Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 8:25 AM

It was not a letter Skyline superintendent wanted to send but with the Legislative rescission cutting funds from this year’s budget, it was time to alert patrons that things were going to have to change.

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