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Updated at 6:50 PM

Conservative columnist George Will said Friday that he's leaving the GOP over Donald Trump's rise to becoming the party's standard bearer.

Updated at 6:48 PM

An independent candidate for Congress has been swept up in a wave of criticism for his campaign billboard vowing to "Make American White Again."

Updated at 12:52 PM

Joe Burks was honored last Saturday by the Kansas City Royals during a Salute Our Heroes event at Kauffman Stadium.

Posted at 9:00 AM

The Leavenworth Times is beginning a weekly series of stories that will feature local candidates running for office in Leavenworth County or the state Legislature.

Posted Jun 25, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Local residents have experienced another week with warm and humid temperatures.And while many may seek comfort in air-conditioned buildings, it may not be an option for some whose jobs require them to work outdoors.

Posted Jun 24, 2016 at 11:01 PM

The week of June 20th was one fraught with political oddities, to say the least. Donald Trump gave his loyal campaign manager Corey Lewandowski the boot on Monday to kick things off, and from that point forward the headlines just seemed to get...

Posted Jun 24, 2016 at 11:01 PM

In January 1968, Americans back at home watched in horror as General Westmoreland's troops in Vietnam engaged in a Tet Offensive that claimed between 10,000 and 15,000 Vietnamese lives along with 205 U.S. soldiers. The civil rights movement had hit...

Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 6:11 PM

Weather permitting, an intersection improvement project will begin Monday at Fourth and Poplar streets in Leavenworth, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 5:18 PM

Top law enforcement and fire protection officials, city administrators, education representatives and business leaders will hit the stage Saturday night to help raise money for children.

Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 5:14 PM

Basehor resident Frank Palcher cannot remember a time when he did not play the accordion.

Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 3:05 PM

A former adviser to Donald Trump floated Utah Rep. Mia Love on Friday as a possible pick for vice president on the real-estate mogul's ticket.

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