The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS

Updated at 12:03 PM

After four incidents on Thursday, the maximum security unit of the Lansing Correctional Facility is on lockdown, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Corrections.

Updated at 10:50 AM

Danny Dearinger remembers seeing a photograph of his grandfather dangling off scaffolding while Hoover Dam was being built. He was a "powder monkey," someone in charge of handling and placing dynamite for...

Updated at 10:40 AM

1. FIREWORKS 1: The city of Lansing gets a jump-start on the Fourth of July festivities with its annual Independence Fireworks Celebration. Fireworks are not allowed to be discharged at the event or within 500 feet of...

Updated at 10:35 AM

June was Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month, but the VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System wants to continue raising awareness about PTSD during the Fourth of July holiday.

Updated at 7:59 AM

While Leavenworth County commissioners did not have much on their agenda Thursday, they discussed several pending matters including the search for a new county engineer.

Updated Jun 30, 2016 at 10:46 PM

Jeff Wingo is public affairs officer, US Army Garrison, Fort Leavenworth. In this Q5, he talks about the upcoming events for the Fourth of July celebration.

Updated Jun 30, 2016 at 11:22 AM

Classrooms will be open this fall, and school administrators are breathing a collective sigh of relief.

Updated Jun 30, 2016 at 8:29 AM

Area residents will be able to kick off their Independence Day weekend Friday night with a free fireworks show.

Updated Jun 30, 2016 at 8:27 AM

Negotiations are getting underway to develop interlocal agreements for the construction of two industrial parks in Leavenworth County.

Updated Jun 30, 2016 at 8:20 AM

A Tonganoxie woman has pleaded no contest to stealing money from her former employer.

Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 10:32 PM

Nelsie Sweeney is the ballroom manager at Stove Factory Lofts. In this Q5, she talks about the new lofts in downtown Leavenworth.

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