TOPEKA (KSNT) – Outgoing Mayor Michelle De La Isla was honored at Tuesday night’s city council meeting where she received several awards from the attendees to thank her for her service to Kansas’ capital city. The awards started with Mike Padilla who is set to be Topeka’s new mayor, taking up the reigns of the […]
TOPEKA (KSNT) – Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla and City Manager Brent Trout hold their monthly news conference today, Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 10:00 a.m. De La Isla said the city is in a really good place moving forward. De La Isla, who survived COVID-19, and admitted the virus tried to kill her, said she […]
Mayor Michelle De La Isla nearly lost her life this year after being hospitalized with COVID-19, she recalled Tuesday. Yet she continued to take part in Topeka City Council meetings on Zoom, at times from her hospital bed, she said. ...
Mayor Michelle De La Isla was septic and spent 4 days hospitalized after getting a pacemaker for COVID-19 damage
Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla became septic and spent four days hospitalized last week, she said Tuesday. The sepsis diagnosis came eight days after the mayor had a pacemaker put in Aug. 16 to deal with heart damage caused by COVID-19 earlier this year. Sepsis occurs when the body's response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs.