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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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  Dear readers, This is the first of a three-part series on the importance of great literature for tweens and teens. Today I have the pleasure of turning this space over to a wise friend — one who gives much thought to the power of words and to the preparation of hearts. Lisa… Finally, brethren, […]

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The Kansas Legislature on Sunday backed a plan to increase funding to poor school districts while eliminating tenure for teachers.The plan is in response to a supreme court ruling earlier this year which ordered the state to...

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Whitesell-Finnell VFW Post No. 971 at the Ladies Auxiliary will host an Easter Egg Hunt from 1 to 3 p.m. April 12.Children will be slpit into age groups for the annual egg hunt. Bring your own basket. All community...

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Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, former Poet Laureate of Kansas, will present “Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor and a Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds,” based on her...

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Attempts to level the playing field between children of the rich and poor have focused on their early childhood experience. Children who are economically and socially advantaged are exposed from infancy on to more spoken language, books and...

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By Chad FreyNewton KansanWALTON — On the kitchen table of the Montgomery home in Walton sits a tiara. White jewels adorn the crown given to recognize Rita Montgomery."My husband would say he was proud of me,"...

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Word of the Daypuckish \ PUHK-ish \ adjective; Whimsical; mischievous; impish. — Dictionary.comWebsite of the DayBold Outlawwww.boldoutlaw.com

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Every year about this time, the texts and phone calls coming daily – sometime more often. The calves are out, the cows have made it onto the wheat field again or the bulls are on the road. The calls always come as the hubs and I are on our...

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McPHERSON — It was one of those games where you take a deep breath, let out a sigh of relief and then be happy with the result.Despite getting outshot 12-4, the Newton High School girls' soccer team got by Hays 1-0 Saturday in the...

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