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Past articles by Austin:

Thousands Given Coats In Local Effort To Share The Warmth

5,000 coats were collected in a local effort to Share the Warmth. → Read More

Cancelled local fundraiser saved, rebranded

Communications Director, Marie Kelley said almost everything will stay the same. → Read More

Salvation Army wants your help for annual Red Kettle Campaign

"I think that one of the greater charities in the United States is the Salvation Army and I would encourage anyone to be involved in this particular endeavor." → Read More

Local town that founded Veteran's Day continues to honor nation's brave

A series of outdoor events, brought your neighbors out for some friendly competition Sunday. → Read More

Local college students are paying more to live

The K-State economics club has been tracking the student price index since 2003. Doing so helps monitor the economy's impact on student life. → Read More

Don't miss your chance to vote in local elections

Voter registration in Shawnee County closes on October 17. → Read More

Your tax dollars are helping Topeka kids get to class

High school students enrolled in any USD 501 school now have access to free Topeka Metro bus passes. → Read More

Buyer beware! Flooded cars make their way to local dealerships

flooded inventory will be arriving on the showroom floors of local dealerships, over the next 2 months. → Read More

Fall fun to fill local streets

Recreation Supervisor, John Bell said upwards of 10,000 visitors are expected throughout the weekend. → Read More

Lady leaders to receive top city’s top honors

Among the women are Shawnee County Commissioner, Shelly Buhler and Executive Director of Lets Help, Linda Kehres. → Read More

African relic unveiled at Topeka Zoo after several snags

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Its a one of a kind zoo experience. When Camp Cowabunga opens at the Topeka Zoo in the summer of 2018, you will find yourself on your very own African safari. Authenticity is playing an important role in developing the exhibit. So, two project team members set out on a safari of their own. Their mission is to acquire as many authentic relics as possible. Friends of the Zoo,… → Read More

Local group takes kids to new heights

Members of Post 8 are exposed to hard work and the importance of commitment. → Read More

Locals say cutting DACA could force them "back into the shadows"

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Kansas Attorney General, Derek Schmidt could sue the federal government. Schmidt and nine other leaders from around the country have threatened legal action if President Trump doesn’t cut the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by September 5. With the deadline looming, local Kansans are standing with 800,000 others, who call themselves – “dreamers”. They… → Read More

Do your donations really impact Houston?

Donations of both time and money are expected to continue to roll in over the next few months. → Read More

Racy ad in school newspaper surprises students

The Collegian Media Group - a separate business operation that runs the school paper, declined our invitation to go on camera. → Read More

Eclipse day traffic flow surprises visitors

Local police and the Kansas Highway Patrol were largely occupied by minor accidents and speeding violations. → Read More

Mom of dead Topeka boy wouldn’t seek help for domestic abuse

Family friend, Olivia Miller, said "she wanted that dream of a family but you can't have a family with someone who has a problem ." → Read More

Hiawatha prepares for eclipse

Various viewing areas will be set up, allowing attendees to peep the eclipse from all angles. → Read More

Holton mayor upset with portrayal of city during Ewing trial

Ewing faces multiple accusations of rape. He was acquitted of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, in April. → Read More

RCPD shares safety message ahead of Country Stampede 2017

The three day concert event begins at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday → Read More