The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 9:10 PM

Long before I was a farmer’s wife, took my first selfie or logged onto Facebook, I was running. I am not a “natural” runner. It’s not in my family and I don’t look the part. In seventh grade I decided I wanted to run track. My parents were speechless and I was simply hoping to stay in shape for swim season. But the “trial run” quickly became a habit I still cling to. 

Updated at 6:57 PM

A tense standoff between protesters and police continues downtown with officers and Freddie Gray demonstrators. Officers in riot gear with batons are pushing the crowd back. Some protesters have run toward the line of officers, which also includes...

Updated at 4:52 PM

To the editor:I applaud Mrs. Klemp, president of the Leavenworth Board of Education, for championing the teaching of cursive writing in the school system.Being able to write one’s name in cursive is essential in...

Updated at 4:49 PM

To the editor:The shelter facility at Bob Dougherty Park, 800 N. 2nd, will be renovated from April 27 to May 15 thanks to the cooperative consideration for our kiddos. Julie Anderson with the Leavenworth Parks and Recreation...

Updated at 4:40 PM

All of the farmers and vendors are from within 50 miles of Leavenworth.

Updated at 4:34 PM

Career technical education provided by Kansas public colleges is a great way to prepare for a job you will love.

Updated at 4:27 PM

We should all remember a quote attributed to the great French writer Voltaire.

Updated at 4:23 PM

Reproducing a two century-old ship was not easy.

Updated at 4:18 PM

Climate change is creating a hotter and dryer Kansas

Updated at 4:09 PM

"Wow, you look amazing in that dress!"It was a nice compliment, but it was a huge change from earlier that day. I was at the store after working in the yard. I had dirt on my hands and dirty handprints on the rear of my pants...

Updated at 4:02 PM

She said the most requested pie is coconut cream.

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