Beccy Tanner,

Beccy Tanner

Wichita, KS, United States

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  • The Kansas City Star
  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Bradenton Herald
  • TriCityHerald
  • The Island Packet
  • Tacoma News Tribune
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Past articles by Beccy:

American Flag is Honored with Day of its Own

For people who serve in military honor guards, the flag is the symbol of a living soul. → Read More

Her family farm once belonged to the Kaw Indians. She decided to pay them back.

The donation from Florence Schloneger, a retired Mennonite minister, after the sale of her family farm, marks the first time reparations from a private individual have been paid to the Kaw Indians in Kansas. → Read More

Wichita church says a member embezzled more than $100,000

Officials with a Wichita church announced Sunday that a church member had confessed to embezzling more than $100,000 over the past several years. → Read More

'Full Metal Jacket' actor Gunnery Sgt. R. Lee Ermey dies; actor had Kansas roots

The Marine best known on television and as a Golden Globe Award nominee for Best Supporting Actor as "The Gunny" died Sunday. → Read More

Charles Chauncey, well-known World War II pilot who often spoke in area schools, dies

Charles Chauncey flew deadly missions over Japan, came home after World War II, then spoke to area schools about his experiences as a B-29 pilot. → Read More

How do you make 20,000 pastries for Mennonite Relief Sale? With lots and lots of help

Volunteers prepare the Mennonite Relief Sale's most popular items. The sale is Friday and Saturday at Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. → Read More

Body found on South Seneca

Wichita police are investigating the cause of a death of a body found in the 1700 block of South Seneca. → Read More

He went down in the Pacific in World War II. Now, his remains are coming home to Kansas.

The remains of a World War II pilot were found with his plane that had crashed at sea. The Kansas farm boy will be buried next to his family in a Maize cemetery. → Read More

Only 17 Kansas counties have grown in this decade. What does that mean for the state?

Is Kansas becoming less rural? The latest United States Census numbers show more Kansans living in metropolitan areas. → Read More

Icy turnpike causes the KTA to urge caution for Easter travelers

The Kansas Turnpike Authority issued an alert for travelers on Sunday afternoon. → Read More

Woman killed after visiting father's grave

Karen Capps lived her life taking care of others — her son and pets. → Read More

Bonnie Brown, Kansas’ oldest working journalist, dies at 102

Known for her distinctive hand-written columns filled with humor and opinions and small-town life, Protection resident Bonnie Brown was found dead Saturday morning. → Read More

State may create new parks in Flint Hills, western Kansas

A bill in the Kansas Legislature would designate Little Jerusalem in western Kansas and the Flint Hills Trail in eastern Kansas as new state parks. → Read More

Newman professor, mother of two, dead at 36

Suzanne Berg, mom, college professor and advocate of equal rights, had taught at Newman since 2013. → Read More

Nearly a dozen snowy owls have died in Kansas this winter

Nearly a dozen of the Arctic birds have been found dead this winter in Kansas, most likely from starvation. → Read More

Female World War 2 pilot, Gold Medal recipient dies

Meriem Anderson was a WASP — a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots — a Congressional Gold Medal recipient and tough Flint Hills rancher. → Read More

Veteran actor Rance Howard died Saturday

Rance Howard, who died Saturday, was proud of his Midwestern heritage. He grew up along the Kansas/Oklahoma border near Dexter. → Read More

Two people found dead — police asking for public’s help

Wichita police are investigating the deaths of two people who were found late Saturday in a home in east Wichita. → Read More

Police find four people dead in Wichita neighborhoods over the weekend

A 20-year-old woman who was found dead Sunday at a residence in the 800 block of N. Litchfield has Wichita police investigating as a homicide. → Read More

Welcome Home: Building home equity through grattitude and sweat

Wichita woman receives keys to Habitat for Humanity house, promises she will never rent again. → Read More