Published July 18, 2011
Sights and sounds from the Fourth of July celebration in Riverfest Park
Published May 19, 2011
Last February, Katherine Cook's life came to a halt when a bullet pierced her head. It was a freak accident that remains unsolved. What continues is the journey of a remarkable recovery.
Published July 2, 2010
My name is Laura Herring and I will be your community journalist.
Published March 29, 2010
My name is Estuardo Garcia and I will be your community journalist.
Published July 15, 2009
The focus of this year's Fall Education Guide is back to school for adults.
Published May 18, 2009
Whether you prefer to travel by car, motorcycle, bicycle or maybe even horse — there's something for nearly everyone's taste to check out in Kansas. Let "A Day Away" be your guide to investigating the nooks and crannies of the Sunflower State.
Published March 12, 2009
A look at the Explorer's coverage of the 2009 DeSoto mayoral, City Council and school board elections.
Published January 26, 2009
Keep an eye with what's going on in the region.
Published January 19, 2009
Barack Obama was sworn in as the nation's 44th president on Tuesday. Check out all of our past and current coverage of the inaugural event.
Published January 15, 2009
Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States on January 20, 2009 — the first African-American elected to the position. Many locals will make the trip to Washington, D.C., to watch the historic event. Others will watch from here in Kansas.
Published October 23, 2008
Don't know where to vote? Type your address and ZIP code into this feature, and find out your polling place location.
Published August 20, 2008
Kathleen Sebelius has been widely rumored to be in "the final four" of candidates to be Barack Obama's vice president. She has served as Kansas' governor since 2002 and before that was insurance commissioner and a state representative.
Published May 22, 2008
Planning a trip but don't want to take out a second mortgage to pay for a cross-country vacation? The region presents a variety of interesting and entertaining "stay-cation" ideas.