Columns - The Kansan - Newton, KS http://www.thekansan.com/article/20121204/OPINION/121209813/1008/OPINION thekansan.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:15:48 +0000 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 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 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 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:02:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20171019/conservative-view-why-i-am-opposed-to-school-bond 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 Insight Kansas: Elect a zealot to higher office? http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170926/insight-kansas-elect-zealot-to-higher-office?rssfeed=true Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170926/insight-kansas-elect-zealot-to-higher-office At the rail: Let’s be politely serious for a moment http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170926/at-rail-lets-be-politely-serious-for-moment?rssfeed=true Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170926/at-rail-lets-be-politely-serious-for-moment On the Road with Rick Holmes: Politics and introspection at Yale http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170921/on-road-with-rick-holmes-politics-and-introspection-at-yale?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:28:17 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170921/on-road-with-rick-holmes-politics-and-introspection-at-yale Evan F. Moore: Jemele Hill’s controversial tweet in line with Trump’s KKK affiliations, ESPN’s history http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170920/evan-f-moore-jemele-hills-controversial-tweet-in-line-with-trumps-kkk-affiliations-espns-history?rssfeed=true Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:00:04 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170920/evan-f-moore-jemele-hills-controversial-tweet-in-line-with-trumps-kkk-affiliations-espns-history Insight Kansas: Ten Things to Know about the 2018 Kansas Governor’s Race http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170919/insight-kansas-ten-things-to-know-about-2018-kansas-governors-race?rssfeed=true Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170919/insight-kansas-ten-things-to-know-about-2018-kansas-governors-race Weird things make you feel loved http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170916/weird-things-make-you-feel-loved?rssfeed=true Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:00:48 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170916/weird-things-make-you-feel-loved Exploring the great well-known http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170908/exploring-great-well-known?rssfeed=true Fri, 08 Sep 2017 06:04:00 +0000 By Kelly Breckunitch Newton Kansan @KansanBreck http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170908/exploring-great-well-known On the Road with Rick Holmes: Revisiting Reconstruction: To the victors go the statues http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170907/on-road-with-rick-holmes-revisiting-reconstruction-to-victors-go-statues?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Sep 2017 17:46:09 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170907/on-road-with-rick-holmes-revisiting-reconstruction-to-victors-go-statues A look at Wedgwood Golf Course http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170906/look-at-wedgwood-golf-course?rssfeed=true Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170906/look-at-wedgwood-golf-course Matthew T. Mangino: Mueller sends Trump administration message on pardons http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170901/matthew-t-mangino-mueller-sends-trump-administration-message-on-pardons?rssfeed=true Sat, 02 Sep 2017 18:13:16 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170901/matthew-t-mangino-mueller-sends-trump-administration-message-on-pardons