The Kansan - Newton, KS
Updated at 5:15 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before they were to vote and producing ever-deeper chaos for a divided Congress.

Updated at 4:32 PM

Reunions highlight the 2015 Fall Fest at Bethel College in North Newton. This year marks the 45th annual celebration of the event. Most events are scheduled for Oct. 10 across the Bethel campus. Most events are free to the public.

Updated at 4:20 PM

    Newton’s annual police auction is scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 10 at the Law Enforcement Center, 120 E. Seventh St.   H&H Auction Company...

Updated at 3:36 PM

Ethel Buller, 63, is not the type to sit still. In fact, when talking about her life that included multiple jobs, trips to foreign lands and volunteer involvments, her sister-in-law could only shake her head.   “Really? I...

Updated at 3:00 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on the House speaker.

Updated at 2:30 PM

Upon her father's return home from serving in Southeast Asia, a soldier's daughter just can't wait any longer to see her dad.

Updated at 2:27 PM

Amy Robach has interviewed a long list of influencers—from Oprah Winfrey to Taylor Swift to Nobel Peace 

Updated at 2:15 PM

You should think twice about posting pictures of your boarding pass to Facebook or Instagram.

Posted at 2:01 PM

WHITEWATER — One of two high school football teams playing in the Class 2A district game at Remington High School Oct. 9 will get their first district win — and first win of the season. Remington and Yates Center will both...

Posted at 2:01 PM

Before the 2015 football season ever started this was a week circled on more than a few calendars. Hesston (4-1), hosting just one of four home games this season, will celebrate Homecoming.   “Our players have handled...

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