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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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Congratulations are in order to the following people and organizations which appeared in The Newton Kansan last week:Troy Carlson and the Harvey County EDC, for creating a "Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats" report on the Kansas Logisitcs Park by speaking with dozens of industry leaders in a multi-county area.Goessel USD 411 and Newton USD 373, which teamed up to recruit a foreign language teacher.The Peaboy-Burns High School National Honor...

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Voters can now begin casting their ballots for the fall 2014 election, Harvey County Clerk Joyce Truskett announced at Monday's Harvey County Commission meeting. Advanced voting begins today, Oct. 21, in the Courthouse Community...

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Continuing the effort to define what makes a good teacher, I’m following the advice of my most recent informant, which was “ask the kids.” In answer to the teacher question, I was told about a science project developed by two teachers in an...

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My name is Erin Brubaker. I am a senior at a small, public high school in central Kansas. Education is a large part of my life since I’ve been around it since I was a baby (one of my parents teaches elementary music at my school). If you...

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Troubles in the Kansas budget have quite worrisome implications for our state’s future. Kansas revenue dropped precipitously after the implementation of dramatic tax policy changes, causing budget problems that already affect Kansas...

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Local voters will have a chance to hear from candidates at an upcoming political forum before they cast their ballots.The Newton Business and Professional Women organization is hosting the forum from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 23 at the McKinley...

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After three weeks of struggles, the Bethel College football team finally turned a close game into a win.A pair of touchdowns in a 21-second span late in the first half gave the Threshers a lead and some momentum in the second half, rolling...

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Both area colleges had strong finishes in at least one gender Saturday at the second Bethel Invitational at the BC cross country course.There were seven men's and eight women's teams in competition. Ottawa won both team titles. The Hesston...

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By Mark SchnabelNewton KansanThe Newton High School gymnastics team ended the regular season by winning a five-team meet Saturday at Ravenscroft Gym.Newton posted a team score of 105.325, followed by Shawnee Mission Northwest...

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LAKE AFTON — The Newton High School boys' cross country team finished second and the girls were fourth Saturday at the Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League Division I championships at Lake Afton.In the boys' division, Maize was first,...

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Railer nettersclaim medalEMPORIA — The Newton High School doubles team of Serena Wong and Savannah Sailors claimed a ninth-place medal Saturday at the Class 5A state tournament at...

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