The Kansan - Newton, KS
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At least for now, doors to the public schools will open for the ensuing school year. Funds have been shuffled around to meet Kansas Supreme Court requirements for funding the poorer school districts of Kansas. However, a bigger chore will be in the offing for  the state legislature to meet supreme court requirements for increased and adequate funding of all public schools in Kansas, beginning with the 2017-2018 year of schooling, a debate which has gone on for years,...

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Summer Enrichment Activities for Kids (SEAK) is now half-way through the summer program. The program is currently serving more than 40 children, providing stimulating education and cultural diversity with the theme: Around The World In 30...

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Leah Mullins, a fifth-grader at Newton Bible Christian School, has earned national recognition for creative writing. After receiving first place honors at the state level, Mullins' short story submission advanced to the...

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A large amount of rain over the Fourth of July Holiday Weekend resulted in flooding throughout McPherson and Harvey Counties. As of the time of this article, Halstead Road and K-89 had been closed due to high water. Halstead City...

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I urge you to support S. 2712, the "Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016," introduced by Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) and co-sponsored by Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA).  Service members who have been separated from the armed forces due to...

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[Warning: The following contains major spoilers from Tuesday's episode of Pretty Little Liars. Read at your own risk] The

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HC athletes take honors COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Hesston College received 13 National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Student-Athlete Awards for the 2015-16...

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When Olly (Brenock O'Connor) dealt the finishing blow to Jon Snow (

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