History of Pallucca’s Meat Market and Deli

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To celebrate National Spaghetti Day on January 4, we took a visit to Pallucca’s Meat Market and Deli. We interviewed owner, Ethan Edwards, about the history of the deli and the popularity of the pasta recipes that have been around for years.   Pallucca’s Meat Market and Deli began as… Read More

Basketball & Boutiques

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Maya and Sara knew the basketball was going to be great when they made plans to come a Pittsburg State University basketball camp. But they had no idea Pittsburg was such a great place for their other favorite past time, Shopping!… Read More

One Day at a Time

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Experience Crawford County, One day at a Time Ask someone what would make a good day trip, and thoughts may stray to a ticketed attraction that draws thousands of visitors. A zoo, perhaps. Or a botanical garden. You won’t find those in Crawford County. But the charm of its small… Read More

Crispy…And Delicious!

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The delicious story behind Crawford County fried chicken When 5-year-old Ann Rehak boarded a ship with her Hungarian parents in 1904 to immigrate to America, she never could have foreseen that 110 years later, she’d start something that’s now a legend in Southeast Kansas. For more than 80 years, one… Read More

Story: This Fishing Trip Bites

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Come along as four friends discover a fishing frenzy in Crawford County, Kansas. It was a weekend to remember, full of fishing, fellowship and fun. Enjoy their story, then come make your own “Fish Tale” in Pittsburg and Crawford County, Kansas. Read the Story… Read More

A Colorful Community

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Painting a Picture: Pittsburg’s Art Scene When a The New York Times writer stopped by Memorial Auditorium & Convention Center in Pittsburg on the advice of a local, who suggested he see Pittsburg Community Theatre’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” while he was in town, he… Read More

Big Brutus: Think Big

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Enjoy this in depth look at one of Southeast Kansas’ biggest tourist attractions. Beccy Tanner from The Wichita Eagle, tackles this big story and offers up all the reasons why, Big Brutus needs to be a part of your next family getaway. READ STORY… Read More

Fishing For a Good Time

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Crawford County is Crawling with Outdoor Adventures On an early spring day that seemed made for fishing, Tom Pebley, of Kansas City, cast his lure into one of the more than 1,000 strip pits that dot Crawford County. The blue Kansas sky above was picture perfect: White clouds dotted it,… Read More

Boom Town

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Celebrate our Independence in Small Town U.S.A.  Situated in extreme northwest Crawford County, sits Hepler, Kansas. This sleepy, little hamlet was once the Hay Capital of Kansas, complete with schools, restaurants, a grocery store, bank, post office and more. The rich agricultural traditions still surround the community, but the schools… Read More