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Sesquicentennial items are still available for holiday gift giving

The official events of Derby’s Sesquicentennial for the year may be over, but there are lots of items available that can mark the special o… Read more

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Derby BOE looks ready to approve Stone Creek playground design

The Derby Board of Education looks ready to accept a design for the playground at the upcoming Stone Creek Elementary School. Read more

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Council moves on unsolicited material rules

A move by the city to restrict the placement of free newspapers and other advertising materials in driveways or front yards took its initia… Read more

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City tree lighting this week at Madison Avenue Central Park

The City of Derby will host its annual community Christmas Tree Lighting on November 21. Read more

News

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Council considers updating definition of animal cruelty

At its Nov. 12 meeting, the Derby City Council discussed a proposed ordinance that would update the city’s municipal code on animal cruelty… Read more

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Derby native named alumni fellow at Washburn

Trey Cocking, deputy director of the League of Kansas Municipalities, was named a 2019 Alumni Fellow for Washburn University. Read more

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Award of Excellence goes to active trio

For David Peebler, covering Derby through his work as a videographer is all part of being an active citizen. Read more

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DHS staff recognized for years of service

Staff from Derby High School were recognized at the November 12 BOE meeting. Pictured: Keith Watkins (20 Years), Suzanne Sevick (25 Years),… Read more

Business

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Derby floodplain management will pay off for residents

A new floodplain management classification will allow Derby residents to save up to 15 percent on flood insurance premiums paid to the stat… Read more

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Rock River Rapids announces revenue hike in 2019

DRC aquatics program coordinator Donita Grinde-Houtman presented the annual Rock River Rapids report to the Derby Recreation Commission boa… Read more

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More than half of district employees respond to retention survey

At their Nov. 12 meeting, Derby Board of Education members heard results from an employee satisfaction survey meant to evaluate retention. Read more

Sports

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Semifinals once more: Panthers one game away from state

Only 48 minutes of football stand between Derby and its fifth-straight state title game. Read more

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Derby hands Manhattan first shutout since 2012

A third-straight year of Derby and Manhattan had the making of a four-quarter game.  Read more

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Back-to-back POY honors for Panther soccer

Derby senior Saul Munoz earned its second-straight player of the year selection following graduate Francisco ‘Go-Go’ Vielmas. Paul Burke al… Read more

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Nilles named all-state and AVCTL-I player of the year

Senior Sydney Nilles earned player of the year honors for AVCTL-I volleyball and was also named all-league all four years at Derby. That is… Read more

Obituaries

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Hisae Winchell

DERBY – Hisae Winchell, 92, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019. Read more

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Michael Sherrill Bartlett

DERBY – Michael Sherrill Bartlett, 80, retired Director of Publications for NCR, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019.  Visitation 1-5 pm Thur… Read more

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Alfred Rohr

DERBY – Alfred Rohr, 89, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Visitation: Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the family … Read more

Opinion

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Culture created in and out of athletics

Did that really happen? Read more

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Photographers receive Mayor’s award

Over the last four years, I have had the pleasure of choosing recipients of the Mayor’s Award of Excellence. The program was started in 200… Read more

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Upcoming Events

Christmas Tree Lighting

The City of Derby will host its annual community Christmas Tree Lighting this month. Read more

Free Thanksgiving Meal at First Presbyterian Church

No plans - no problem! Please be our guests for a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Yes, there wi… Read more

Christmas Tree Gala & Bazaar

Join the Derby Historical Society for a fun holiday event. The bake sale will include homemade cook… Read more

Shops at the Park

A one-stop place for all your holiday shopping needs. Free, family-friendly event. Read more

Kansas Grown Winter Market

Members of the Kansas Grown Farmers Market will have all of your holiday favorites featuring 20 ven… Read more

Christmas Tree Gala & Bazaar

Join the Derby Historical Society for a fun holiday event. The bake sale will include homemade cook… Read more

Mistletoe Market Craft Show

Proceeds benefit programs and activities at Swaney Elementary School. Read more

Winterfest Arts & Crafts Bazaar

Features 100 vendors. Admission is free, donations are welcome. Read more

Weather Today

Mix of rain and snow showers. Lows overnight in the low 30s.

Today

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Mix of rain and snow showers. Lows overnight in the low 30s.

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UV Index:0 Low
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Sunshine. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the upper 20s.Sat
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Sunshine. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 30s.Sun
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Showers possible. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 30s.Tue
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