The Kansan - Newton, KS
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Impromptu memorials sprung up all around Hesston following a shooting at Excel Industries on Feb. 25, signs to show the community was keeping the victims of the tragedy in its thoughts and prayers. That included one memorial in particular that was constructed fairly quickly near the business itself, at the corner of Ridge Road and Old 81 Highway. T-shirts were put up for the four lives taken in the incident and mementos continued to be placed there in memory of those victims. Those...

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Aside from allowing dogs to get proper exercise, helping them to be more social and less prone to acting up, Director of Blue Skies Pet Care and Organizer for the Newton Dog Park Project (NDPP) Ashley Klein said the new dog park will provide...

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Kevin Greischar from DLR Group outlined guiding principles determined in the school board's strategic planning sessions, data provided by the Kansas State Department of Education and information provided by the Community Vision Team during...

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Disney’s bastardization of classic children’s literature reaches its nadir with “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” a headache inducing menage of Lewis Carroll’s beloved Underland characters tossed into a cacophonous tempest of family squabbles and...

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House Speaker Dennis Hastert molested high school students, Senate Whip Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge and left a woman to die, Sen. John Edwards funneled campaign funds to provide for his baby mama and self-righteous Sen. Larry Craig sought male...

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Move over, Seabiscuit. Take a back seat, Secretariat. Here’s a real down-home, rags to riches, shaggy horse story. It’s a documentary on the feisty runner named Dream Alliance who today enjoys a comfortable life in retirement, but about 15 years...

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The 47th entry in the “X-Men” franchise (just kidding, but it’s easy to lose track) stays with the younger series of actors playing the Marvel mutants. You know, the ones with James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender as Charles Xavier and Magneto, not...

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Hooray! Joss (Jes Macallan) survived Wilson (

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If the summer heat and humidity is keeping you indoors this Memorial Day Weekend, we've got you covered. In addition to the TV shows you can

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HBO confirmed that

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By Mark Schnabel Newton Kansan MANHATTAN — The Remington High School baseball team’s first trip to the Class 3A state baseball tournament has been extended another day. Remington’s game...

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