Topeka Local Business

Local business in Topeka, KS

  • 13 hrs ago | via The Capital-Journal 

    Topeka to pick up work on resource allocation study ...

    More than one year after a promised resource allocation study into the city's fire and police departments was announced, the study remains unfinished. Work on the resource allocations studies won't pick up again until after the first of the year, communications and marketing director Suzie Gilbert said in an email late Friday.

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  • Friday Dec 19 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Kansas monthly jobs report gives mixed signals

    The state showed a gain of 7,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs compared to November 2013, but lost 4,100 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs compared to October. Seasonal adjusting attempts to smooth out the natural variations in employment throughout the year.

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  • Thursday Dec 18 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Topeka sees nearly 3 inches of snow Thursday

    Some areas north of Topeka saw almost half a foot of snow by Thursday morning, but the National Weather Service said the city collected closer to 3 inches. Bill Gargan, a meteorologist at the weather service in Topeka, said the west side of the city saw about 2.5 inches.

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  • Thursday Dec 18 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Kansas Ballet's 'Nutcracker' includes Ukraine guest ...

    Anton Kandaurov, left, and Oksana Maslova, professional dancers from Ukraine, will dance the roles of the Nutcracker Prince and Sugar Plum Fairy in the Kansas Ballet Company's productions of "The Nutcracker" at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at the Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. 8th. Tickets: $20 adults, $15 seniors 65 and older, $12 youths 12 and younger or $50 family four-pack , on sale at the TPAC box office or through Ticketmaster at 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com A 40-piece orchestra and professional ballet stars from Ukraine will join a cadre of northeast Kansas dancers to perform the Kansas Ballet Company's second annual production of "The Nutcracker" this weekend at the Topeka Performing Arts Center.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Topeka asks petitioners to secure $45.6M bond if sta...

    The city of Topeka and Jayhawk Racing have asked the Kansas Court of Appeals to reject the stay in the Heartland Park Topeka appeal requested by petitioner Chris Imming. However, if the stay should be granted, both entities request the court make Imming purchase bonds to cover potential damages resulting from the stay.

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  • Friday Dec 12 | via The Wichita Eagle 

    Couples covet 12/13/14 wedding date

    More than 20,000 couples in the United States will get married Saturday, according to a David's Bridal poll, nearly three times the number of couples who wed on that same weekend last year. The reason: It's the last sequential date of the century.

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  • Friday Dec 12 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Westar restricted building access after threatening ...

    Westar Energy restricted access to its buildings in Topeka and Lawrence for about an hour Friday after a customer service representative received a threatening phone call. Gina Penzig, spokeswoman for Westar, said restricted access began at about 10:30 a.m. Friday and they received notice a suspect had been arrested at about 11:30 a.m., ending the restrictions.

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  • Thursday Dec 11 | via The Capital-Journal 

    City, USD 501 reach agreement regarding SROs

    Topeka police chief James Brown, left, and Topeka Unified School District 501 superintendent Julie Ford both spoke to the media Tuesday morning about a plan to pull four officers from local schools because of the chief's grave concerns regarding current manpower strength in the Field Operations Bureau. At the conclusion of a news conference at Topeka Unified School District 501 on Tuesday in which superintendent Julie Ford, left, and Police Chief James Brown talked about the chief's plan to pull four officers from local schools, the two shook hands and talked briefly.

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  • Thursday Dec 11 | via The Capital-Journal 

    City, USD 501 officials meet to talk security

    Officials with Topeka's city government and Topeka Unified School District 501 met Thursday to talk about matters that include how school resource officers the city will keep in the district, said Suzie Gilbert, communications and marketing director for the city. She said an agreement was being drafted to be signed by representatives of both organizations putting in place an arrangement through which Topeka police to keep 10 SROs in the district for the rest of this year, then reduce that to seven for the 2015-2016 school year.

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  • Tuesday Dec 9 | via The Capital-Journal 

    USD 501, Topeka police operating without contract fo...

    Topeka police chief James Brown, left, and Topeka Unified School District 501 superintendent Julie Ford both spoke to the media Tuesday morning about a plan to pull four officers from local schools because of the chief's grave concerns regarding current manpower strength in the Field Operations Bureau. Topeka Unified School District 501 has been operating on good faith that the Topeka Police Department will continue to provide coverage in its schools despite the lack of a signed annual contract with the city to do so, said superintendent Julie Ford.

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  • Sunday Dec 7 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Topeka divided on back-in parking on S. Kansas Avenue

    Back-in angle parking on the renovated S. Kansas Avenue has received mixed reviews from the Topeka community since the concept came out about two weeks ago. Those who favor the current, front-end angle parking question the safety benefits of back-in parking, and say it is too unfamiliar to Topeka drivers.

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  • Saturday Dec 6 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Business Watch: Cabinet & Countertop shop opens

    Larry Warner, owner of Warner Electric, said his friend, John Cipolla, has opened a store called Cabinets & Countertops in space he owns at 919 N. Kansas Ave. Warner's wife, Linda Warner, also will operate her business selling Tomboy Tools out of Cabinets & Countertops, he said. Customers can see samples of wooden cabinets and countertops and order the color and finish they want for installation later, Warner said.

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