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The Kansan - Newton, KS
Updated at 9:25 AM

  Fire broke out in a rental home at about 4:45 a.m. Sunday morning, leaving the bottom half of a two-story house gutted by fire.   “A fire started behind the couch,” said Sheila Berrum, a resident of the house at 417 E. 11th Street, Newton. “I threw water on it and it went up even more.”   Berrum has lived in the rental for about two months. Sunday morning she was across the street wrapped in a Red Cross...

Posted Oct 11, 2015 at 1:01 AM

County Commission to meet   The Harvey County Commission will meet at 7:45 a.m. Oct. 12 in the commission meeting room of the Harvey County Courthouse, 800 N. Main.   Agenda items include...

Posted Oct 11, 2015 at 1:01 AM

  In April a wind storm destroyed several sets of bleachers at Centennial Park, those used for youth baseball at Kenny Williams Field. Those bleachers also were routinely used for prom at the high school and other events around...

Posted Oct 11, 2015 at 12:00 AM

The children and adults huddled around Dr. Karen Gaffney Friday night at Trinity Heights United Methodist Church, 1200 Boyd Ave., were enamored.   “The wonderful thing about this evening was that we got to see an adult...

Posted Oct 10, 2015 at 2:58 PM

HESSTON — Most of the time quarterbacks do not want to be known for interceptions. Friday night in Hesston's 14-7 homecoming win over Pratt was one of those exceptions.   Hesston quarterback Zach Esau threw one...

Posted Oct 10, 2015 at 1:01 PM

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Posted Oct 10, 2015 at 1:01 PM

Kranz Family Motors recently picked up an unique award — first place in a contest with Nisly Brothers Inc. for free trash service for one year.  "We are starting to offer trash and recycling service in Harvey County," said Steve...

Posted Oct 10, 2015 at 1:01 AM

    Barth Hague, a current city commissioner, is no stranger to community service work.   “I started my career in non-profit work in a mission oriented organization,” he told The Kansan this...

Posted Oct 10, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Often we find out about good stuff through word of mouth from friends. Favorite hangouts, new pizza combos or great music—incidentally, all of these can be found at Norm's/Back Alley Pizza, Oct.16. “Word of Mouth” is also the...

Posted Oct 10, 2015 at 1:01 AM

We like to call it the “Daily Miracule.” It takes quite a bit of work to publish a newspaper, much of which is work no one ever sees.   Some of the work done, actually quite a bit of it, is taken for granted. One of...

Updated Oct 10, 2015 at 12:12 AM

Kansas Prep Scores Friday's Scores The Associated Press Abilene 35, Clay Center 14 Andale 27, Mulvane 7

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