Members of the Arab Shrine Temple of Topeka transport children and an adult family member to the Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis. There is no cost to the children or their families for services they receive from the Shriners.
Students at Washburn Rural High School work at The Shack, Common Grounds coffee shop, and the bank in the school’s cafeteria learning real-world skills as part of the Career and Technical Education pathways.
Topeka Fire Department Inspector Chad Holthaus makes sure local businesses, contractors and property managers are aware of their safety hazards. He wants to educate them for the future -- not just solving the problem at hand.
The large grass fires in Dover left hundreds of acres burnt, few vacant buildings destroyed, but no injuries or livestock deaths reported. Fire stations, Shawnee Co. District 4, stepped up to make sure it didn’t go any further.