The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated Oct 17, 2015 at 1:52 PM

All of America's armed services have what is called a birthday month. The eldest, the Army, was founded in June. The youngest, the Air Force, in September. The second oldest, the Navy, was in October, and the Marine Corps in November.In the "good old days" at Fort Leavenworth, meaning about 15 or 20 years ago, the other three services and many Army branches celebrated their birthday with a formal military ball. Back then, almost all were held at the fort's...

Updated Oct 17, 2015 at 1:47 PM

There is no easy solution to this ongoing crime surge in our nation.

Updated Oct 17, 2015 at 1:43 PM

Board members relate interesting articles and feature stories during the one-hour meeting.

Updated Oct 17, 2015 at 11:46 AM

Sixteen children and a handful of their mothers found the only door to their library room blocked by a man who held hunting knives in each hand as he screamed, "I’m going to kill some people!"

Posted Oct 17, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Leavenworth High School boasts that it has the oldest Junior ROTC unit in the country.

Posted Oct 17, 2015 at 8:00 AM

The closing of a bank call center this year has meant the elimination of 134 jobs in Leavenworth.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 10:50 PM

Pleasant Ridge cruises to 46-6 win over McLouth as Basehor-Linwood, Lansing and Leavenworth also win big

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:58 PM

When they met Thursday, members of the Lansing City Council approved a bid for the purchase of salt to be used to thaw ice on streets, the City Administrator Tim Vandall said.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:55 PM

Northbound and southbound traffic on U.S. 73-Kansas 7 Highway may be reduced to one lane in each direction between Gilman Road and U.S. 24-40. beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:48 PM

Joseph A. Wilson, Sr. passed away Friday, October 16, 2015.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:46 PM

The University of Saint Mary joins the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth as they mourn the loss of educator Sister Mary Lenore Martin, 89, who died on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Ross Hall, Mother House, Leavenworth, Kansas.

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