The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated 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!"Dustin Brown, 19, specifically wanted to kill children Tuesday at Morton Public Library in Morton, Illinois, he said after the would-be victims escaped safely.

Posted at 9:00 AM

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

Posted 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.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:46 PM

Braves, Spires have little separation between them

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:45 PM

Lela Grace Lobb, 87, McLouth, died Friday, October 16, 2015 at the Hickory Pointe Care Center in Oskaloosa.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:44 PM

Henrietta G. Bradley, 83, Tonganoxie, died October 14, 2015 at the St. Luke's Hospice House, Kansas City, Missouri.

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