If you miss the Celebrity Egg Toss or the Cardboard Regatta, this is your lucky year. "Throwback" day is just one way Festival organizers are using new/old events to "bring the whole community together."
If Koch Arena ranks as one of the ten best college basketball arenas in the country (No. 7, according to EPSN), then what are the best seats in the arena itself? Splurge! has eyes on the game from several points of view.
Storm Team 12 is ready to “shift to the nowcast," at a moment's notice, especially during the spring severe weather season. The meteorologists take us behind the scenes and answer all your weather questions.
Co-anchors Kara Sewell and Brian Heap and Weatherman Mark Larson of KWCH’s Eyewitness News This Morning share an easy chemistry and a nose for news, which has boosted ratings to the top of the morning-show market.
The two newest faces at the top of local law enforcement aren't really all that new: Sheriff Jeff Easter and District Attorney-elect Marc Bennett bring a combined 41 years of experience in their respective offices.
1980 Bonnie Bing arrived at the Eagle with no journalism experience. By the time she retired, she was surely one of the most beloved employees in Eagle history — and for many readers, the face of the newspaper.
Dr. John Bardo was announced as Wichita State’s 13th university president in April, and now he is at the helm of the city’s largest learning institution. Get your first glimpse of Bardo in this Splurge!
After 13 years as president of Wichita State University, Don Beggs and his wife, Shirley, bid the city a fond farewell. They received the keys to the city and standing ovations seemingly everywhere they go.
After his debut on the competitive reality television show “The Voice” former Wichitan Chris Mann's exposure went through the roof. He went from hustling to get 100 new Twitter followers a month to gaining 10,000 followers in a day.
Autism is “the leading developmental disability, and it gets the least amount of funding,” says Connie Ebert of Heartspring. Wichita families find ways to cope with an autism diagnosis, including behavioral therapy and reaching out to each other.
Kansas is home base to high-profile storm chasers who pursue developing weather events across the country, in the process facing hazards ranging from Category 4 hurricanes to bad convenience store food.
“The prettiest girl on campus” and a boy with a distinctive walk met at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri. That’s how Todd and Vicki Tiahrt’s love story began — a love story that’s still being written, day by day.
More women die of cardiovascular disease than from the next four causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer. Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association’s national movement to raise women’s awareness of their risk for heart disease.
The VIP night “Change A Child’s Life” event on Friday, September 16, will benefit the Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County. It will be hosted in a beautiful multimillion dollar spec home in Oak Creek created by Doug Buchanan of DB Construction of Wichita.
“Employers want people who can communicate effectively and problem-solve...they also want employees who can apply technical skills," according to Jackie Vietti, president of Butler County Community College.
Fans of human-powered locomotion have a lot to look forward to this spring and summer: Three new bike trails are in the works and nine downtown walking trails are opening this month. Read the details and download the maps here.
This year, Wichita has an outstanding March Madness event coming to town in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, and local university teams have received national accolades as well as airtime on national television networks.
Bob Hanson, president and CEO of the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission, developed a love for athletics back in junior high school when he began playing basketball and running track in his small town of LaGrange, Wyoming.
Nine years after Burnham and her husband, Martin, were kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf Group, a militant group of Muslims, she sat down to talk with Splurge! about what her children are up to, and unreasonable forgiveness.