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TOPEKA — Two Chanute natives were among the individuals, organizations, businesses and volunteers who were honored for their dedication in supporting the mission of Capper Foundation at its Donor Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, Dec. 5 at the Ramada Topeka Downtown Hotel and Convention Center.

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A visit by Santa Claus closed out Thursday night’s A Fairytale Christmas Parade of Lights.

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The exhibit “A Festival of Trees” displaying Christmas trees and wreaths will be featured at The Chanute Art Gallery, 17 N. Lincoln, through Dec. 21. The gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 am-3 pm. The public is invited to a reception at the gallery from 6-8 pm Thursday to enjoy some r…

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At Monday’s meeting of the Neosho County Community College Board of Trustees, NCCC President Dr. Brian Inbody noted the fiscal year 2018-19 audit was very good in two of the three areas tested, with a few small items in the third area that have already been corrected.  

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Community Thanksgiving Dinner was served to more than 465 people at noon Thursday at First United Methodist Church. The total included 228 delivery, 110 carry-out and more than 130 dine-in overflow crowd.  

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On January 1, 2020, Tri-Valley Developmental Services (TVDS) will be merging with New Beginnings Enterprises, a Neodesha-based organization that serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Chautauqua, Elk, Greenwood and Wilson counties. 

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Railroad fans crowded stops in Coffeyville, Neodesha, Altoona and Parsons on Sunday and even lined the tracks along the countryside to see the mighty “Big Boy” or watch it steam past. The 4-8-8-4 locomotive is the only one of 25 built to be restored to running condition. The engine pulled a …

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Carolyn and Steve Hatcher will be back from the Kansas City area with a new travelogue presentation at Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum — this time for two often-missed eastern European countries, Romania and Poland.  

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Veterans were on parade in more than one place to celebrate Veterans Day. At left, participants and spectators braved the cold at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month on Monday, which was 101 years and six hours after the guns of World War I fell silent in France. The parade throu…

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The happy Blue Comet 9-1 football team poses with the Class 4A Regionals plaque following a 30-21 decision over Louisburg Friday night.