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This Week in Eudora History, will take a look back at some of the people, places and events, that shaped the history of this fine community. We will look at “the week that was” from times past.

For the dates of January 27 – February 2:

January 30, 2003, 10 years ago

The Eudora City Council agreed at its Monday night meeting that the new swimming pool should not exceed $2.5 million. The question of issuing bonds for the project goes before voters on April 1.

 

January 28, 1976, 37 years ago

Kaw Valley State Bank in Eudora continues to show strong growth with resources totaling $80,557,437.18. That growth reflects an increase of almost $17 million in the past 15 years. The bank also completed several expansion projects. Land to the west of the bank building was cleared, graded, and paved for parking. Teller window service was expanded from one to two lanes. Extensive landscaping now blends the new parking area with the bank building and drive-in facilities.

 

January 31, 1924, 89 years ago

Dr. John Outland, a cousin of H.O. Woodard, was up from Kansas City last Thursday and spent the day hunting rabbits.

 

Compiled from the Glenn Wineinger Newspaper collection at the Eudora Area Historical Society

The Eudora Area Historical Society operates the Eudora Community Museum which is located in the former Nottingham Elementary School at 14th and Church Street. For more information about the Eudora Area Historical Society, you can find them on the City of Eudora’s website or check them out on Facebook.

 

 

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