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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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The woman stood before the young audience in the Bessemer Room of Newton Public Library and wondered aloud where she would find non-fiction books in the library about dinosaurs.“Indiana Jones” music played and a masked, cape wearing figure introducing himself as “Dewey Decimal” ran in from a side door and said books about dinosaurs could be found in paleontology in section 560.The man took on the persona of a superhero, consistent with this summer's...

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The Summer Meal Program recently wrapped up. The program which is sponsored by USD 373 also works with Peace Connections to train and coordinate volunteers. I would like to thank: Jan Claasen, Bruce Cook, Sue Engel, Zona Galle, Linda Gaertner,...

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The members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul want to thank our entire community for contributing to the success of our garage sale last weekend that was held at Our Lady of Guadalupe parish center. We also want to thank the staff of Our Lady...

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This weekend is the annual Harvey County Fair on West First Street. It is the weekend for 4-Hers, ag producers, crafters and gardeners to shine in competitions. This year the new category is "Barn Quilts."  Exhibits will be in the...

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An assembly of stars imaginative minds long ago connected to make a shape of a scorpion is well seen in mid-summer just after darkness falls. Just look low in the south-southwest if you live in mid-northern latitudes (and you most likely do if you...

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Woody Allen is back in the murder game, a subject that he revisits from time to time in his films, though he usually keeps those plots pretty serious. Think “Crimes and Misdemeanors” and “Match Point.” But while “Irrational Man” has both talk of and...

Updated at 12:10 AM

By Mark SchnabelNewton KansanMcPHERSON — All of a sudden leads have become a problem for the Newton Senior Knights to hold on to.Newton saw an early four-run lead slip away, but the Knights rallied to...

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Energetic. People-person. Leader. Giver. All words used by friends and co-workers to describe a woman who is typically very busy this time of year. Prep is in full swing for the 2015 Harvey County Fair, and for Harvey County...

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It may be hot outside now, but chili weather is just around the corner, and things are heating up in preparation for the Ninth Annual Chili Cook-off to benefit Harvey County United Way. Harvey County United Way Executive...

Updated at 10:49 PM

GOLFFox Ridge Tuesday Seniors1. John Wilson, Bob Dilli, Bob Smith -4.2. Garvin Thiessen, n/a, Tom Pryor, Orlyn Zehr -3.3. George n/a, Paul Kalberer, Leo Griffith -2.Closest to...

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By Mark SchnabelNewton KansanWICHITA — The Liberal BeeJays advanced to the Championship Week of the 81st National Baseball Congress World Series, downing the Colorado Cyclones 11-1 in the consolation...

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