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County commissioners move ahead with plans for bike trails

Crawford County officials are moving forward with an initiative to include several walking and biking trails in Crawford County.   County commissioners from Allen, Bourbon, and Crawford counties met together Feb. 12, 2019, in Fort Scott, Kansas, to unveil the “ABC Trails Active Transportation Plan.” The ABC Trails Plan is a cooperative project between Allen, Bourbon, and Crawford counties, aimed …

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Volunteers take the plunge for Special Olympics

With a total of fourteen teams and ninety-six plungers, the annual polar plunge raised money for the Special Olympics.   The event was held Saturday Feb. 9th. Registration started at 9 a.m. and the Polar Strut, the annual 5k, began at 10 a.m. At 11:30 a.m. they recognized the winners of different contests during …

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Track and Field teams wrap up Gorilla Classic, prepare for MIAA Championships

The Pitt State men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Fourth Annual Indoor Gorilla Classic Friday Feb. 8 to Saturday Feb. 9 in the Robert W. Plaster Center.   Head coach Russ Jewett said there were good performances on both the men’s and women’s teams.   “… (There were) some really good (performances) and some minor disappointments,” Jewett said.  “We are still not hitting on all …

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