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The Kansan - Newton, KS
Posted at 3:26 PM

In the dog days of summer, man's best friend needs all the help he can get. Luckily for the canines at Caring Hands Humane Society, they have the support of volunteers like Lauren Hartke. "The dogs all know her. When they see her coming, they get worked up," said Caring Hands outreach coordinator Quette Graves. Hartke volunteers twice a week at the shelter in Newton (1400 SE 3rd) and does a little bit of everything for the dogs there, from walking and playing with the dogs to...

Posted at 6:00 AM

With all of the hype and media coverage surrounding both the Democratic and Republican national conventions, many Americans who could not attend may be wondering about the chanting, flag-waving, and occasionally booing crowds they saw on TV.

Posted at 5:00 AM

Though the major party conventions have toned down in significance over the years and produced only modest polling bounces headed into the stretch, the fact that Hillary Clinton has been overtaken nationally by Donald Trump might give viability to...

Posted Jul 30, 2016 at 1:01 AM

South Kansas construction update   Reconstruction of the east side of South Kansas Avenue south of Quail Creek will begin late next week.   On Friday, Aug. 5, the...

Posted Jul 30, 2016 at 1:01 AM

The National Day of Dance will be celebrated July 30, and whether you have two left feet or have been dancing for years, it's a good excuse to clear some space, put on your favorite music and not worry if anyone is watching. If you want to take...

Posted Jul 30, 2016 at 1:01 AM

The Weber family is excited for this year's Harvey County Fair. This is the fifth year that the children — Tyson, 10, Charlie, 8, Penny, 5, and Felix, 2 — will enter open-class items that they handcrafted, built or...

Updated Jul 30, 2016 at 12:25 AM

By Mark Schnabel Newton Kansan WICHITA — The 82nd National Baseball Congress World Series opened Friday at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium with a new format and four games. In the opening day of first week...

Updated Jul 30, 2016 at 12:01 AM

GOLF Hesston Senior Men 1. Bob Buller, Harry Winter, John Yost, Harold Scott 24. 2. Rod Snyder, Larry Hague, Bob Beitler, Wayne Stucky 25. 3. Larry Winter, Buck McClain, Don Tipton, Dean...

Updated Jul 29, 2016 at 5:27 PM

By Mark Schnabel Newton Kansan GREAT BEND — The two areas the Newton Post 2 Senior Knights excelled in the past few games were the areas that let the team down Friday in a second-round elimination game of the Kansas...

Updated Jul 29, 2016 at 4:58 PM

After Hillary Clinton's historic moment on Thursday in which she broke the glass ceiling by becoming the first woman ever to win a major party nomination, some folks were wondering what would become of her husband -- the 42nd president of the United...

Updated Jul 29, 2016 at 4:15 PM

Last week, Brooklyn-based Nick Johnson, who happens to be a friend of mine, publicly declared himself to be the first Pokémon Go player to catch...

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