Columns - The Kansan - Newton, KS http://www.thekansan.com/article/20120829/OBITUARIES/120829129/1008/OPINION thekansan.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:49:56 +0000 Over the river and through the woods http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171216/over-river-and-through-woods?rssfeed=true Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:31:00 +0000 By Kelly Breckunitch Newton Kansan @KansanBreck http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171216/over-river-and-through-woods Matthew T. Mangino: This year marks anniversary of landmark juvenile decision http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:25:56 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision On the Road with Rick Holmes: In Charleston, the past is always present http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171214/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-charleston-past-is-always-present?rssfeed=true Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:02:51 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171214/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-charleston-past-is-always-present On the Road with Rick Holmes: One nation, divisible http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171207/on-road-with-rick-holmes-one-nation-divisible?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:45:52 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse columnist http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171207/on-road-with-rick-holmes-one-nation-divisible The many reasons for homelessness http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171207/many-reasons-for-homelessness?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Dec 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171207/many-reasons-for-homelessness Half the fun was getting there http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171206/half-fun-was-getting-there?rssfeed=true Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:23:03 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171206/half-fun-was-getting-there Good for you http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171205/good-for-you?rssfeed=true Tue, 05 Dec 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171205/good-for-you On the Road with Rick Holmes: Trouble under the Capitol dome http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:26:59 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome 'Tis the season...already? http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171118/tis-seasonalready?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:52:00 +0000 By Kelly Breckunitch Newton Kansan @KansanBreck http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171118/tis-seasonalready Matthew T. Mangino: Word of the demise of ‘the great American crime decline’ premature http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171117/matthew-t-mangino-word-of-demise-of-the-great-american-crime-decline-premature?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:02:34 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171117/matthew-t-mangino-word-of-demise-of-the-great-american-crime-decline-premature On the Road with Rick Holmes: The changing face of Old Virginia http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171116/on-road-with-rick-holmes-changing-face-of-old-virginia?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:24:49 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171116/on-road-with-rick-holmes-changing-face-of-old-virginia Mark L. Hopkins: Injuries, injuries, injuries http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171113/mark-l-hopkins-injuries-injuries-injuries?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:24:52 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins, More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171113/mark-l-hopkins-injuries-injuries-injuries Mark L. Hopkins: Pay attention to the warning signs http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171111/mark-l-hopkins-pay-attention-to-warning-signs?rssfeed=true Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:24:00 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins, More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171111/mark-l-hopkins-pay-attention-to-warning-signs Take time to listen up http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171110/take-time-to-listen-up?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Nov 2017 22:22:10 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171110/take-time-to-listen-up Matthew T. Mangino: America’s opioid crisis a ‘national emergency’ http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171103/matthew-t-mangino-americas-opioid-crisis-national-emergency?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:57:50 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino?More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171103/matthew-t-mangino-americas-opioid-crisis-national-emergency On the Road with Rick Holmes: Darkness and desperation in Puerto Rico http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171102/on-road-with-rick-holmes-darkness-and-desperation-in-puerto-rico?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:59:35 +0000 By Rick Holmes?More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171102/on-road-with-rick-holmes-darkness-and-desperation-in-puerto-rico Good for you http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171031/good-for-you?rssfeed=true Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171031/good-for-you On the Road with Rick Holmes: Of moose and men: Climate change is already picking winners and losers http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171026/on-road-with-rick-holmes-of-moose-and-men-climate-change-is-already-picking-winners-and-losers?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 Oct 2017 17:37:41 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171026/on-road-with-rick-holmes-of-moose-and-men-climate-change-is-already-picking-winners-and-losers Superintendent's desk: It is difficult to boil it all down http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171020/superintendents-desk-it-is-difficult-to-boil-it-all-down?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171020/superintendents-desk-it-is-difficult-to-boil-it-all-down Conservative view: Why I am opposed to the school bond http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171019/conservative-view-why-i-am-opposed-to-school-bond?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Oct 2017 20:35:33 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171019/conservative-view-why-i-am-opposed-to-school-bond