The day WIBW-TV marked 35 years on the air was spent covering a tornado that skipped across part of southwest Topeka. Students and staff at Topeka West High School took cover as their building was hit.
Many people who've gone on to long and distinguished careers in broadcasting got their start right at WIBW-TV, including current WDAF Fox 4 anchor, John Holt.
As we mark our 65th anniversary -- ralph hipp recently caught up with one of his predecessors at the anchor desk -- john holt.
No two days are the same working in TV news - and in WIBW-TV's 65-year history, perhaps no one knows that quite like Sally Baltes. She anchored the evening news, served as news director, and showed her light-hearted side co-hosting "Take Five!"
Lawrence played host to the Doles, Jimmy Carter, George McGovern, Condoleeza Rice, and the Senator's 1996 running mate, Jack Kemp at this grand opening party hosted by Tom Brokaw. Ralph Hipp has our look back.
Our new weekly feature celebrating our 65th anniversary has a 1987 news story as the starting line for a trip back in time as we talk with a spectator fan, and get thoughts from one of the street's well-known racers.