The Kansan - Newton, KS
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This autumn, be prepared for the cool breezes, cold rain and early snow. Know whether to pack an umbrella or dig out the snow shovels thanks to these handy apps. Dark Sky: At a glance, this app can tell you when it will rain or snow up to an hour in advance, with hyper-local forecasts based on your exact location. It also includes beautiful weather animations and customizable push notifications as well as crowd-sourced weather reporting. Cost: $3.99 for iOS. Find it: darkskyapp.com

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As he walked down the halls of Newton Medical Center Thursday afternoon memories flooded back for Nathan Boese. Memories of his mother, Marilyn McCann. “Those last six months, going on walks with her, I would hold her hand and it...

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A longstanding area aviation tradition will hit the runways at Newton City/County Airport as The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Air Capital Chapter 88’s 52nd annual Fly-in event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct.

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Reports of the Sept. 27 total lunar eclipse are coming in. From where people were blessed with clear skies or at least breaks in the clouds that allowed a peek, the reddened moon immersed in Earth’s shadow and provided a stunning display of the...

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There’s very little talking in “Sicario,” at least from its major characters: FBI hostage response specialist Kate Macer (Emily Blunt), inter-agency task force chief Matt Graver (Josh Brolin), and the mystery man who calls himself Alejandro (Benicio...

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A couple of things about “The Martian” before I really say anything about it: It’s got a guaranteed spot on my top-10 list this year, and it’s a return to form for director Ridley Scott, who’s never made a bad movie, but has been floundering around...

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VOLLEYBALL Kansas Volleyball Association Prep Poll Class 6A — 1. Olathe Northwest 17-1 (last week 1), 2. Blue Valley West 17-3 (4 in 5A), 3. Shawnee Mission East 19-2...

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A list of 36,674 potential Kansas voters suspended because of failure to complete all registration requirements — often times showing proof of citizenship — has been getting a lot of attention recently.   The list...

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6 p.m. Saturday, Peoples Bank Field

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By Mark Schnabel Newton Kansan The Bethel College football team hits the road for the second straight week, trying to keep its place atop the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference standings. The 2-1 Threshers...

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By Mark Schnabel Newton Kansan HALSTEAD — With league, regionals and possibly state coming up in the next few weeks, the Halstead High School boys' cross country team put its best foot forward, so to speak,...

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