The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS

Updated at 2:54 PM

Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game's first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said Sunday. There is some question about Minoso's age but the Chicago White Sox say he was 90. Minoso played 12 of his 17 seasons in Chicago, hitting .304 with 135 homers and 808 RBIs for the White Sox.

Posted Feb 28, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power. Russian investigators,...

Updated Feb 28, 2015 at 2:48 PM

Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the 1990s into the early 21st century, has died. He was 48.

Updated Feb 28, 2015 at 10:22 AM

Education funding and medicaid expansion were among the topics discussed Saturday during the first in a series of legislative updates organized by the Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce.

Posted Feb 28, 2015 at 8:00 AM

The assistant superintendent for the Leavenworth public schools will be leaving his position at the end of the school year.

Updated Feb 27, 2015 at 10:00 PM

The Second Harvest Annual Fund Drive Kickoff will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverfront Community Center.

Updated Feb 27, 2015 at 5:43 PM

When David Tuttle began delivering mail in 1976, first class stamps were 13 cents each, and the terms email and snail mail were years away from becoming part of the American lexicon.

Updated Feb 27, 2015 at 10:32 AM

Leavenworth police are investigating a stabbing after a wounded man was dropped off at a hospital early this morning.

Updated Feb 27, 2015 at 8:50 AM

The appraised valuation of real estate in Leavenworth County has increased this year by a total of 3.5 percent, the county appraiser said.

Updated Feb 27, 2015 at 8:43 AM

Administrators from the Eisenhower VA Medical Center in Leavenworth gathered Thursday to hear from patients and their family members about issues related to health care for veterans.

Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 11:09 PM

Karalin McKain is the executive director of the Kansas City Kansas Community College-Leavenworth Center. She talks about a training and certification course for guest services.

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