Victor Baird, railroad author and historian, will be in Topeka to do a PowerPoint presentation as well a book signing from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Topeka Branch Library.
Topeka Fire Chief Stewart Bender was retained for a further two years Monday.
The Topeka Town Council approved a three year contract with Borden’s Waste Away after the company submitted the lowest bid.
The Topeka Town Council approved a new monthly fee for the town’s water customers that will start in January of next year.
The Topeka Area Historical Society (TAHS) will be holding its annual dinner meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at The Carriage House, 5280S 500W near Topeka, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The Topeka Town Council will hold a public hearing on proposed fire protection charges at their Monday, Nov. 11, meeting beginning at 5 p.m.
Chief Deputy Jeff Campos was approved to attend a class in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 5-11 next year. The training is instruction on how to operate and analyze a voice stress machine.
Arlene S. Mast, 82, Topeka, died Sunday, September 22, 2013 at her residence.
Martha Pauline Miller, 49, Goshen, Ind., died Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at her residence.
The Topeka Town Council approved signing the contract to order a new fire truck at its Monday meeting.
William A. Miller, 100, Topeka, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at his residence.
Last week, the Topeka Town Council received an update on the unsafe buildings at the corner of Main and Lake streets from Town Attorney Bill Eberhard.
NIPSCO held a public open house Monday at the Shipshewana Event Center as it begins to narrow down potential routes for a 100-mile electric transmission line that will end near Topeka.
Looking down the road to the need for a new water tower, the Town of Topeka approved new water rates that will replace the previous “hydrant rental” rates.