The Kansan - Newton, KS
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The Newton Recreation Commission presented a five-year plan for the repair and upgrade of outdoor facilities to the Newton USD 373 Board of Education Oct. 12 — a plan that would require the Board of Education to allow the Recreation Commission a higher taxing authority that it currently has. The Recreation Commission currently has a cap of 7 mills, which it is nearing. To facilitate the upgrade of facilities, the Commission is seeking a cap of 10 mills. Two of those mills would...

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    The Main Street parking lot entrance at 320 N. Main will be closed next week during repairs to the Newton Community Mural.   The driveway will be...

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TIP OF THE WEEKWhen it comes to snacking, there are dozens of ways to answer your cravings.

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By Mark Schnabel Newton Kansan The Bethel College cross country team held its annual invitational Saturday morning at the BC cross country course just north of the campus. The Thresher women won the team title,...

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Halstead rolls past Nickerson HALSTEAD — Elijah McKee rushed 22 times for 204 yards and three touchdowns as the Halstead High School football team downed Nickerson 50-6 Friday in...

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Railers 3-3 at Derby DERBY — The Newton High School volleyball team finished 3-3 to take fourth place Saturday at the Derby Invitational. In pool play, Newton downed Liberal 25-16, 25-14;...

Updated Oct 12, 2015 at 4:55 PM

Q: Greg Iím looking to purchase a 1955 or 1956 Mercury, hopefully a Montclair two-tone hardtop model. What can you can tell me about current pricing and what to look for in the Mercury models as they were completely changed in 1955 from the 1953 to...

Updated Oct 12, 2015 at 4:52 PM

Columbus Day, observed across most of the United States on the second Monday of October, became a federal holiday in 1937, but many are unfamiliar with the true tale of Christopher Columbus.

Updated Oct 12, 2015 at 3:03 PM

In the early morning hours of Oct. 12, a COX truck traveling on Dutch Ave lost control and hit a bridge guard rail. The rail impaled the truck causing the truck to flip over and go down into Sand Creek. The driver died as a result of...

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