Some area schools and organizations have more resources for the community.
A Northeast Kansas Indian tribe gave more than 81 thousand dollars in contributions yesterday.
In a morning ceremony the Praise Band Potawatomi Nation hand presented the checks to various groups.
Royal Valley School District USD 337 got the largest award of $12,500 to help with education programs.
The Topeka Symphony, Washburn University Foundation, United Way of Greater Topeka, TARC, Housing & Credit Counseling, Inc., and Doorsetep, Inc. received $5,000 each.
Flags are flying at half staff in countries around the world today in honor of Nelson Mandela.
Study finds accidents suffered while decorating for the holidays sends thousands to the emergency room each year.
Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills will receive the Theodore Roosevelt Award, which is considered the NCAA's highest honor.