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Kingman Academy spreads awareness for childhood cancer

Kingman Academy of Learning students, celebrated the last day of September by wearing a gold ribbon to spread awareness for childhood cancer.

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Local museums seek volunteers

Mohave County receives visitors from every corner of the world to learn about the area’s vast history.

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Beale Street Theater Angle Homes Grant deadline extended to Dec. 31

Kingman Center for the Arts has more time to collect donations to renovate Beale Street Theater.

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Beale Street Theater open auditions for ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’

It’s a tale as old as time, the story of a beauty and a beast.

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WACOG hosts free mental health course

Western Arizona Council of Governments is hosting a mental health first aid training.

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MCC president shares passion for education

Stacy Klippenstein always enjoyed educational environments

Stacy Klippenstein started this summer as the new Mohave Community College President.

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Dinner theater: Wear your boots and spurs for a night of food and laughs

Beale Street Theater presents ‘The Legend of the Lone Texas Walker Ranger’

His name is on the poster so therefore he is the most important cowboy to ever roam the southwest. He is the Lone Texas Walker Ranger.

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Kingman songsmith has been writing music for nearly 30 years

Mike Britt hosts Nashville artists in the Hualapais for songwriter showcase

Although he doesn’t sing or play the guitar, he writes songs for those that have the vocal chords and can strum to the lyrics.

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KABAM hosts its 14th annual festival Thursday with authors, publishers

Kingman Area Books Are Magic Festival is having its 14th annual Book Festival and second annual Writer’s Conference.

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Kingman Golden Valley Association of Realtors hosts movie fundraiser for Salvation Army

Kingman Golden Valley Association of Realtors is hosting a charity event by showing the 1970s horror-comedic-musical film adaptation “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” a screenplay by Richard O’Brien.

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School officials answer questions about KUSD bond

Mohave Republican Forum held its monthly meeting Wednesday and the guest speakers were Kingman Unified School District Superintendent Gretchen Dorner, KUSD Finance Director Ahron Sherman, former KUSD superintendent Roger Jacks and Bruce Ricca, KUSD board member.

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Beale Street Theater: Coming to a city very near you

Kingman Center for the Arts’ renovation will yield fully functioning theater

The building has been a movie theater, a thrift shop, a church, a music store, a shoe repair shop and possibly other things.

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Downtown Kingman Historic Ghost Tours looking for ghouls, volunteers

The smell of pumpkin is in the air and October will be here in a blink of an eye.

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Hot Jobs: MCC Fire Academy gets firefighters in the door

Applications for 2020 Fire Academy are now being accepted

Most kids growing up dreaming of being a police officer, teacher, astronaut or firefighter.

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Day of Caring seeks 500 volunteers to clean up Kingman Saturday, Sept. 21

A clean city is a happy city. And to that end, River Cities United Way is making sure weeds are pulled and trash is picked up around Kingman through its annual Day of Caring event.

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MCSO schedules 5K

Lace up those sneakers and get ready to run during the Mohave County Sheriff’s Public Outreach Program Reach Out Ranch Run Saturday, Sept. 7.

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American Woodmark Foundation donates to Cerbat Elementary School

Teachers at Cerbat Elementary School received donations to help kids further their education and make it easier.

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White Cliffs Senior Living hosts Grandparents Day event for the community

National Grandparents Day is Sunday, so White Cliffs Senior Living is hosting a Community Celebration for Grandparents Day.

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Three months until voters decide to approve or deny KUSD bond

Educator’s each day try to make a difference in a student’s life whether it be one-on-one in the classroom or at a higher level as an administrator.

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Kingman Center for the Arts almost to its goal, deadline is Sept. 30

Kingman Center for the Arts has a new feature on its website that shows how many donations they have received as part of the Angle Homes Matching Grant Challenge.

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Local woman gathers school supplies for KUSD

A topic in education that always comes back during the first few weeks of school is that teachers and students are always in need of supplies.

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KUSD, KAOL officials talk about handling sexual misconduct, assault accusations

As an educator it’s important to have a mutually respectful relationship with their students. It’s never OK to have a relationship that exceeds a student-teacher relationship.

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Local furniture store donates couch to elementary school

Hualapai Elementary School has a new loveseat and sofa in its lobby thanks to Arizona Furniture.

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Local credit union collecting new shoes for KUSD, WACOG Head Start

Going back to school means for some children getting new things, like clothes, school supplies and shoes, but others aren’t so fortunate.

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Miss Mohave County Fair Pageant registration deadline is Friday

A beautiful gown, sparkly shoes and a chance to win the crown.

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Baseball in Kingman dates back to 1889

Kingmanites saw locals, major leaguers play in their own backyard during the 1900s

All it takes is a bat, a ball, gloves, a field and 18 players.

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Kingman Middle School band booster hosts fundraiser for new instruments, sheet music

The Kingman Middle School band is putting down the instruments and picking up sponges to wash cars for its fundraiser Saturday.

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Mission Bank donates $19,000 worth of school supplies to Kingman schools

Due to the community’s effort, Kingman Academy of Learning and Kingman Unified School District will be able to provide less-fortunate students with school supplies.

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KUSD starts to see balance in schools that were overcrowded in the 2018-2019 school year

It’s been a few weeks into the new school year and some students in the Kingman Unified School District are in new schools as a result of enrollment changes that occurred early in the year.

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Street Drags organizers seek volunteers

The smell of burning rubber is getting closer as the Kingman Route 66 Street Drags event is getting near.

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Celebrate National Nonprofit Day Saturday with local nonprofit organizations

Nonprofit organizations are a staple in the community that comes together to make a difference in someone else’s life or the greater community.

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AZ Claus Cause hosts third show, pre-registration now open

The Arizona Claus Cause is looking for car enthusiasts to register for its last car show of the year, Summer’s End Car Show at the College.

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Rep. Cobb visits KUSD elementary school, met with students

Regina Cobb took a trip down memory lane to the schools her daughters once attended.

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Kingman Center for the Arts 6x6 canvas Route 66 fundraiser deadline approaching

Kingman Center for the Arts is hosting its 6-by-6 on Route 66 fundraiser to benefit activities hosted at The Gallery.

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Reuniting loved ones one pet at a time

Golden Valley Pet Recovery members dedicate their time rescuing pets

They also raise money to spay and neuter pets for those who can’t afford it because it’s a way to help with the overpopulation of pets in shelters.

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Local resident celebrates 100 years of life

One-hundred wonderful years Alphia Dunlop has been on Earth.

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School bells ring at Kingman Academy of Learning

New high school principal, future executive director look forward to impacting students at charter school

There is nothing like the sound of the first bell, on the first day of school. On Monday students from Kingman Academy of Learning will head back to school.

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Local, Utah company donate basketball hoop to preschool

The children at Building Blocks Preschool have a new basketball hoop to play with during recess thanks to a donation made by Nucor Steel Kingman, LLC and Lifetime Products.

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Lee Williams High School graduate one step closer to her dreams of Broadway

A recent Lee Williams High School graduate has the opportunity of a lifetime at her fingertips. Shai Weaver has earned a full-ride scholarship to The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in Manhattan, but she has to raise money to get closer to her dreams.

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Kingman breaks record temperature, rain is expected the next few days

Monday was a record-breaking day for Kingman when the temperature outside reached 107 degrees, which broke the previous record high of 105 degrees set in 1986 and 1998.

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Family seeks help to raise money for son’s funeral

A local family is asking for the help of the community to raise money for funeral expenses for their son.

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Shooting a coyote isn’t a way to protect your pet if it’s being attacked

Max is a toy poodle that lives with his loving owners.

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Defendant throws computer monitor, flips table at hearing

It took 30 seconds for Judge Derek Carlisle to mute Donald Cory Dehar during a Thursday hearing for discussion on the results of a Rule 11 examination, which assesses a defendant’s mental capacity.

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Kingman receives less than a quarter-inch of rain

The clouds have been teasing Kingmanites for the past few days, and on Wednesday, they finally gave in and gave us some moisture.

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Time and fear keep students out of the shower at school

Gym class. The class where students are required to run a mile, dodge some balls and suit out into gym clothes. Now that it’s almost time to go about their day and change back into everyday clothes.

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Mission Bank annual school supplies drive ends Friday

Pencils, notebooks and backpacks are essentials for a student’s first day of school. Mission Bank is hosting its 17th annual School Supply Drive “Our Town Cares!”

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Mohave County History: The mystery behind Death Trap Rock

A neon blue rock brings death to those who touch it

Up in the Cerbat Mountains, a blue light beams from the range. Some say the blue beam is near Cherum Peak. Although this glowing rock may look like nothing seen before in nature, it is known to bring instant death to those who touch it.

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Things to know before sending your children to school

Students and teachers attending Kingman Unified School District return to school Wednesday. But before that first bell rings parents should be aware what time school starts.

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Free lunches for students at Hackberry Elementary School district

Hackberry Elementary School District is heading back to school Wednesday, July 24 and that means students will get free breakfasts and lunches throughout the school year.

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KUSD welcomes new teachers, teachers excited for new school year

The 2019-2020 school year is just around the corner. Kingman Unified School District spent the first half of the week preparing and training its new teachers during New Teacher Inductions.

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