Gorilla Capital of the World

Gorilla Capital of the World

the only collegiate gorilla mascot

Our Story

Our Story

coal, troublemakers & fried chicken

Unique habitat for outdoor recreation

Unique habitat for outdoor recreation

birding, fishing, gravel biking, hunting, kayaking & photography

Big Brutus

Big Brutus

world's largest remaining electric shovel

The Amazon Army

The Amazon Army

women's march made national headlines


Festivals, theater, sports, plus local and occasionally nationally known musicians and comedians provide entertainment nearly every weekend. (more…)

May 25, 2023

Pittsburg Festival of the Arts planned for June  

The annual tradition of a weeklong series of free concerts continues this summer with the Pittsburg Festival of the Arts, planned for June 11-18, 2023 in venues at Pittsburg State University and throughout the…
May 24, 2023

Traveling photo exhibit and activities to call attention to dementia 

Elizabeth Spencer (center) with student research assistants Ashley Fisher (left) and Kennedi Beam (right) at the Alzheimer's and Dementia Photo Voice Showcase opening reception, hosted by the College of Communication…
May 15, 2023

May 21 program at Miners Hall Museum: The Founding of McCune

Join us this Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. at Miners Hall Museum in Franklin, KS for this special program. The program will be presented by Kent Smith. Despite living…
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