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Keeping Pittsburg beautiful one project at a time

July 8, 2020

General News

In 1998, a small group of citizens got together to discuss how they could help beautify the city, and make Pittsburg a place prospective residents and visitors would like to...

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Weapons/Narcotics Search Warrant

July 7, 2020

City Press Releases

Released by Lt. Rebekah Lynch On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at approximately 6:20 a.m., officers and detectives with the Pittsburg Police Department executed a search warrant at 1119B S. Broadway...

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Report of immediate road closure – East Jefferson

June 29, 2020

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The City of Pittsburg along with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Surfacing Mining Office is closing East Jefferson Street between Smelter Street and Stilwell Street....

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Farmers market nutrition program available to low-income senior citizens

June 29, 2020

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – Low-income Kansas senior citizens may be eligible for a program that provides checks to purchase fresh, unprocessed fruits and vegetables and honey at farmers markets in selected...

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Pittsburg Fire Chief Mike Simons announces retirement

June 26, 2020

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – Pittsburg Fire Chief Mike Simons has announced his retirement effective September 25, 2020, after 20 years with the department. Simons’ career in fire service spans 33 years,...

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Pittsburg City Commission meeting recap – June 23, 2020

June 25, 2020

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The following actions were taken during the Pittsburg City Commission meeting held on June 23, 2020:   PUBLIC INPUT: No one spoke under public input.   Commissioners...

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Street Improvement work to begin Wednesday, June 24

June 24, 2020

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The 2020 Surface Preservation Project will begin on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.  This project is a street sales tax mill and overlay project with work consisting of...

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Narcotics Search Warrant & Criminal Use of Explosives Arrest

June 18, 2020

City Press Releases

Released by Lt. B. Henderson PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On Thursday morning, June 18, 2020, at approximately 7:00 AM, law enforcement officers with the Pittsburg Police Department arrived at the residence...

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Pittsburg trail project to begin June 15

June 12, 2020

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – Weather permitting, construction crews will begin work on the Memorial Drive Trail Project starting Monday, June 15. The new six-foot-wide multipurpose trail will stretch nearly half a...

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Pittsburg City Commission meeting recap – June 9, 2020

June 10, 2020

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The following actions were taken during the Pittsburg City Commission meeting held on June 9, 2020:   PUBLIC INPUT: Pittsburg Flag Competition – Downtown Advisory Board (DAB)...

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