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Potential Risk to Children living near landfills

The map to the right shows the location of houses within a two-mile radius of the proposed landfill site. Each of the dots represent one or more students that attend area schools. the ...
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Weir Chief Joey Duggan completes KLETC course

Yoder, Kan. – Fifty-seven new law enforcement officers were congratulated by Barry Grissom, U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas, during their graduation from the Kansas Law ...
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Galena Man Jailed On Burglary Charges

Brandon Murray, 21, of Galena, was arrested by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputies on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Sheriff’s Office investigators developed Murray as a suspect in ...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Recently it was brought to my attention that a new potential casino may come to our area. A few days later it was announced that the Galena Fire Department made an agreement ...
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Federal Government Grants Quapaw Tribe Right to Offer Gaming in Cherokee County, Kansas

  East parking (Dec. 5, 2014) — In a landmark opinion, the U.S. federal government has given the Quapaw Tribe permission to expand its Downstream Casino Resort into Southeast ...