Columns - The Kansan - Newton, KS http://www.thekansan.com/article/20121129/SPORTS/121129261/1008/OPINION thekansan.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:08:34 +0000 '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 On the Road with Rick Holmes: Salem: The dark history of ‘Witch City’ http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171019/on-road-with-rick-holmes-salem-dark-history-of-witch-city?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:03:53 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171019/on-road-with-rick-holmes-salem-dark-history-of-witch-city What could be a big change to elections http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171017/what-could-be-big-change-to-elections?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171017/what-could-be-big-change-to-elections On the Road with Rick Holmes: Beyond identity politics: Diversity, divisions and the ‘American mutt’ http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171012/on-road-with-rick-holmes-beyond-identity-politics-diversity-divisions-and-american-mutt?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:33:22 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20171012/on-road-with-rick-holmes-beyond-identity-politics-diversity-divisions-and-american-mutt On the loose: Left-handers and left-footers http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171011/on-loose-left-handers-and-left-footers?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:38:40 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171011/on-loose-left-handers-and-left-footers Home sweet home away from home http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171007/home-sweet-home-away-from-home?rssfeed=true Sat, 07 Oct 2017 13:41:00 +0000 By Kelly Breckunitch Newton Kansan @KansanBreck http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171007/home-sweet-home-away-from-home Evan F. Moore: What the NFL protests really mean http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171006/evan-f-moore-what-nfl-protests-really-mean?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:38:00 +0000 By Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171006/evan-f-moore-what-nfl-protests-really-mean My truth about cats and dogs http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170929/my-truth-about-cats-and-dogs?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Sep 2017 19:03:56 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170929/my-truth-about-cats-and-dogs On the Road with Rick Holmes: The mill and the mountain: When a company town loses its company http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170928/on-road-with-rick-holmes-mill-and-mountain-when-company-town-loses-its-company?rssfeed=true Thu, 28 Sep 2017 17:58:53 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170928/on-road-with-rick-holmes-mill-and-mountain-when-company-town-loses-its-company