October 16, 2018
  • 2:13 am Wichita school warns of students crawling under stalled trains
  • 5:09 pm Troubled Kansas Child Welfare Agency Was Making Progress — Then a Girl Was Attacked
  • 1:19 am Hometown Heroes: Wichita woman aspires to assist women with education, housing and child care
  • 12:17 am Uptown Landing changes name of College Hill brownstones following purchase – Wichita Business Journal
  • 1:12 am Opinion Line (May 5)

Officials for a Wichita school are raising concerns that trains are stalled for so long on nearby tracks that students are crawling under boxcars and across the couplings to get home. WICHITA, KS (AP) — Officials for a Wichita school are raising concerns that trains are stalled for so long on nearby tracks that students […]

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By Laura Bauer After months of headlines about missing runaways, foster children sleeping in offices and high-profile deaths, this was the last thing the Kansas Department for Children and Families wanted to see. A 13-year-old in the state’s custody reportedly was raped inside a child welfare office in Olathe. And the young man charged with […]

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The non-profit Women Aspire has helped many women in Wichita with resources like education, mentoring, child care and housing. The latest KSN News 3 Hometown Hero is the organization’s founder Stephanie Stovall. She is using her "Share The Love Campaign," to improve the lives of many Kansas women. Many years ago […]

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The once grandiose plan for the Parkstone at College Hill development is being simplified under its new ownership. Mike Brand, managing partner of Uptown Landing LLC, tells the Wichita Business Journal the nine-unit brownstone homes near Douglas and Hillside are being renamed Uptown Quarters. He says the existing structure will remain, but no other residential […]

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E-mail comments, 40 words or fewer, to opline@wichitaeagle.com I was sitting on my Kansas deck reading a book. The wind blew so hard, it turned the pages on my Kindle. Enough now on the Andrew Finch case. People know to obey officers’ orders. Keep your hands up. On to more news. Help us deliver journalism […]

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About a year ago a Wichita archeologist announced he had solved a 400-year-old mystery and found the lost city of Etzanoa. Now, the public can get a tour of the area, about 50 miles southeast of Wichita. Between the years 1450 and 1700, at least 20,000 ancestors of today’s Wichita Nation thrived in and near […]

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April 4 is a little like Good Friday for the civil rights movement, said the Rev. Titus James Sr., pastor of North Heights Christian Church in Wichita. It was the day the leader of the movement, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., was “struck down by the crucifixion of a sniper’s bullet.” Now, it’s time […]

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Tiny homes have been on Abby Nelson’s mind for a while. She’s thought about them so much, in fact, that on her first date with Brady Sherman, she told him her dream of building and living in one. Now that dream — and the dreams of other tiny-home lovers in Wichita — is one step […]

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Wichita has endured a beating this week, from fans expressing their dismay that their teams were being sent here for the NCAA tournament and from players expressing releif that their teams weren’t sent here, since “there is nothing in Wichita.” Ouch. Wichita is known for its massive inferiority complex, and this isn’t helping. But those […]

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Luck is not on your side if you live in Wichita and have been craving McDonald’s Shamrock Shake. The shakes are “Cool, minty and full of luck” — but only if you can get one. Made with creamy, vanilla soft-serve ice cream and minty Shamrock Shake syrup, the light green shake has been a hit […]

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