Emily Smith, the journalism teacher at Pittsburg High School, talks about the trials and tribulations she and her students went through before publishing an article critical of the newly hired principal. They eventually received national acclaim and an invitation to the White House Correspondents Dinner. (Video by Oliver Morrison / The Wichita Eagle)
A drone's-eye view 10 years after an EF-5 tornado swept through Greensburg on May 4, 2007. The small Kansas town has been focused on rebuilding and moving on. Grass grows where homes were ripped away, new neatly patterned drives and sidewalks take their place. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
Former Kansas State Treasurer and Greensburg resident Dennis McKinney recounts his experience from the night of May 4, 2007, when nearly the entire town of Greensburg was destroyed by a mile-and-a half-wide tornado. (Video by Travis Heying / Drone footage by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
Coinciding with Earth Day, March for Science was held at Washington Square Park on Saturday in Kansas City. Organizers estimate about 3,000 people, many carrying handmade signs supporting science, took part in the event which featured speakers, a green Elvis and science for kids.
Wichita State anthropologist Donald Blakeslee talks about the Wichita Indian settlement of Etzanoa, which was discovered near present-day Arkansas City by Spanish explorers in 1602. It is estimated the settlement was home to 20,000 Plains Indians.
Partnering with the nonprofit Ashland Community Foundation in Clark County, country singer Toby Keith recorded a public service video announcement to help solicit donations for those in need following the devastating wildfires in the area this spring.
As of Thursday morning Iowan Seth Phillips still had no idea how he'd return in time for college classes next week. He'd come to Ashland with friends, and felt so strongly about his need to volunteer, that he stayed when they had to leave after a few days. (Video by Michael Pearce / Kansas.com)
Reagan Butler has spent much of her spring break week from Kansas State helping remove damaged fencing in Clark County. She's one of about 10 volunteers from a Christian group in Manhattan who said it's their religious duty to come serve. (Video by Michael Pearce / Kansas.com)
Wichita's Paradise Donuts has shipped hundreds of freshly-baked doughnuts to Ashland, having them arrive at about 7 a.m. to be served for breakfast for volunteers helping to rebuild ranches affected by this month's wild fires. Shipments arrive daily, Tuesday-Friday, and will probably continue next week. (Video by Michael Pearce / Kansas.com)
The fire was reported Monday afternoon in a building under construction at College Boulevard and Nieman Road. Flaming debris from the blaze was sparking fires at nearby homes. This video includes footage shot by Jason Boatright.
Rita and Mike Freelove have noticed that people are hoarse and coughing as ash and smoke linger after wildfires swept through the county. Mike, who has COPD, has had increased trouble breathing due to the poor air quality.
Greg Goodnight lost 14,500 of the 14,800 acres of grassland on his ranch, forcing him to sell his cattle that survived the fires that swept through Clark County. He discusses what it will mean for the ranch to have to sell the cattle early. (Video by Katherine Burgess / The Wichita Eagle)
4-H families from across the state and Oklahoma have taken in at least 85 calves orphaned by the fires that swept through Clark and Comanche counties, offering to raise them until they can be returned to their owners.