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Tornado cleanup underway

May 21, 2019

City Press Releases

City and County combat flooding, provide tree removal service for residents affected by the storm PITTSBURG, KS – On Monday, May 20, 2019, at approximately 4:23 pm, a tornado hit...

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Tornado touches down in Crawford County, south of Pittsburg

May 20, 2019

City Press Releases

Media Contact: Sarah Runyon (620) 687-0073 or email sarah.runyon@pittks.org. PITTSBURG, KS – A tornado touched down south of Pittsburg, taking a path from 180th and 400 HWY in Cherokee, KS,...

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Governor Kelly attends ribbon cutting for the City of Pittsburg North Walnut Street project

May 17, 2019

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – A former zinc-smelting property, deemed unsafe and unusable for generations, has been put back into productive use thanks to a coordinated environmental cleanup effort between the City...

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Filing deadline for City Commission candidates June 3

May 9, 2019

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – Terms of three Pittsburg City Commissioners will expire in January 2020. Anyone interested in filing for one of these open seats must register with Crawford County Clerk...

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Pittsburg awarded Kansas Historic Preservation Fund Grant

May 8, 2019

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The City of Pittsburg’s downtown revitalization efforts have been given a boost thanks to a $16,000 Kansas Historic Preservation Fund Grant from the Kansas State Historic Preservation...

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Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department hosts O.K. Kids Day  

May 1, 2019

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The City of Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department and Pittsburg State University will host O.K. Kids Day, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Saturday, May 4, at Lakeside...

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Temporary traffic changes around Ascension Via Christi go into effect May 15

April 25, 2019

City Press Releases

UPDATE: May 14, 2019 PITTSBURG, KS – The west entrances to Ascension Via Christi hospital along South Rouse Street will be temporarily closed starting Wednesday, May 15, while the South...

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 24, 2019

Police Department Press Release

The Pittsburg Police Department is hosting site location for U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00am to 2:00 pm. This...

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City of Pittsburg and Westar meet to discuss municipalization 

April 24, 2019

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The City of Pittsburg and Westar met on Monday, April 22, to discuss issues related to the creation of a municipal electricity utility. Together, the teams considered...

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Pittsburg Police Joins Neighbors by Ring

April 22, 2019

Police Department Press Release

The Pittsburg Police Department is joining the Neighbors app by Ring to provide the Pittsburg community with real-time, local crime and safety information. The Neighbors network already has millions of...

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