November 29, 2023

46 ways to celebrate Christmas in Crawford County, Kansas

Live music. A musical version of a Christmas classic. Finding that perfect gift. Christmas trees…
November 28, 2023

Pitt State Music Department plans holiday concerts: Dec 3 & Dec 6

For many years, holiday concerts at Pittsburg State University have been a symbol that the season is…
November 9, 2023

Pitt State announces details for 2023 Winter Commencement: December 15-16

Commencement ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students are planned for Dec. 15 and 16 in…

Croatian Heritage in Southeast Kansas special exhibit at Miners Hall Museum

Family photo is the Stimac children. Their parents emigrated from Crnilug, Croatia in 1899 and…

Pitt State Theatre announces 2023-24 season 

From "Animal Farm" presented by Pitt State Theatre in April 2023. Pitt State Theatre, a…

Musical artists from around the world plan concerts at Pitt State

Musical artists from around the world are heading to Pittsburg this year as part of…

Tickets on sale now for Broadway shows coming to the Bicknell Center: Annie, STOMP, Damn Tall Buildings

Tickets sales for two popular national acts making a stop in Pittsburg, Kansas this season will begin on Friday, Aug. 18, at…

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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

Home to six of the oldest chicken houses in Kansas

Home to six of the oldest chicken houses in Kansas

Area known for fried chicken since the 1930's

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