Columns - The Kansan - Newton, KS http://www.thekansan.com/article/20121213/OPINION/121219618/1008/OPINION thekansan.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 28 May 2017 05:04:39 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: Ratcheting up the ‘war on drugs’ http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170526/matthew-t-mangino-ratcheting-up-war-on-drugs?rssfeed=true Fri, 26 May 2017 21:39:45 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170526/matthew-t-mangino-ratcheting-up-war-on-drugs The importance of a nap http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170526/importance-of-nap?rssfeed=true Fri, 26 May 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170526/importance-of-nap Keith Magill: Happiness through hard work and failure http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170523/keith-magill-happiness-through-hard-work-and-failure?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 May 2017 17:08:05 +0000 Keith Magill More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170523/keith-magill-happiness-through-hard-work-and-failure Arthur I. Cyr: The Vietnam War: Legacies and lessons http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170523/arthur-i-cyr-vietnam-war-legacies-and-lessons?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 May 2017 16:12:16 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170523/arthur-i-cyr-vietnam-war-legacies-and-lessons View from the hill: Don Schroeder http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170522/view-from-hill-don-schroeder?rssfeed=true Mon, 22 May 2017 15:19:27 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170522/view-from-hill-don-schroeder Matthew T. Mangino: A young presidency and a growing scandal http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170519/matthew-t-mangino-young-presidency-and-growing-scandal?rssfeed=true Fri, 19 May 2017 14:26:27 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170519/matthew-t-mangino-young-presidency-and-growing-scandal Life's twists and turns http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170519/lifes-twists-and-turns?rssfeed=true Fri, 19 May 2017 06:01:00 +0000 By Patricia Middleton Newton Kansan @kansanmiddleton http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170519/lifes-twists-and-turns On the Road with Rick Holmes: Off the beaten track in Mobile, Alabama, the Duffie Oak endures http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170518/on-road-with-rick-holmes-off-beaten-track-in-mobile-alabama-duffie-oak-endures?rssfeed=true Thu, 18 May 2017 17:54:53 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media columnist http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170518/on-road-with-rick-holmes-off-beaten-track-in-mobile-alabama-duffie-oak-endures Hodge: A Topeka update http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170518/hodge-topeka-update?rssfeed=true Thu, 18 May 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170518/hodge-topeka-update Just one more mixed blessing http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170518/just-one-more-mixed-blessing?rssfeed=true Thu, 18 May 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170518/just-one-more-mixed-blessing Take care of things of most importance today http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170517/take-care-of-things-of-most-importance-today?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 May 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170517/take-care-of-things-of-most-importance-today Arthur I. Cyr: South Korea election confirms democracy http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170516/arthur-i-cyr-south-korea-election-confirms-democracy?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 May 2017 17:12:42 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170516/arthur-i-cyr-south-korea-election-confirms-democracy Matthew T. Mangino: A reprise of ‘our long national nightmare’ http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170514/matthew-t-mangino-reprise-of-our-long-national-nightmare?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 May 2017 01:35:58 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170514/matthew-t-mangino-reprise-of-our-long-national-nightmare On the Road with Rick Holmes: In Kennedy country, Obama chooses to 'go high’ http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170511/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-kennedy-country-obama-chooses-to-go-high?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 May 2017 16:41:02 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170511/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-kennedy-country-obama-chooses-to-go-high Arthur I. Cyr: Elections in France are about institutions -- not personalities http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170509/arthur-i-cyr-elections-in-france-are-about-institutions----not-personalities?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 May 2017 17:51:36 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170509/arthur-i-cyr-elections-in-france-are-about-institutions----not-personalities Matthew T. Mangino: Punishment for punishment’s sake won’t solve problems http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170505/matthew-t-mangino-punishment-for-punishments-sake-wont-solve-problems?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 May 2017 14:39:13 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170505/matthew-t-mangino-punishment-for-punishments-sake-wont-solve-problems Get with the programming http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170505/get-with-programming?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 May 2017 14:02:25 +0000 By Kelly Breckunitch Newton Kansan @KansanBreck http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170505/get-with-programming On the Road with Rick Holmes: As laws change, scientists rush to unlock the promise and peril of marijuana http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170504/on-road-with-rick-holmes-as-laws-change-scientists-rush-to-unlock-promise-and-peril-of-marijuana?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 May 2017 17:55:20 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170504/on-road-with-rick-holmes-as-laws-change-scientists-rush-to-unlock-promise-and-peril-of-marijuana First Igloo in Harvey Co. http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170503/first-igloo-in-harvey-co?rssfeed=true Wed, 03 May 2017 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20170503/first-igloo-in-harvey-co Arthur I. Cyr: Today’s fake news headline: Canada-U.S. relationship threatened http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170502/arthur-i-cyr-todays-fake-news-headline-canada-us-relationship-threatened?rssfeed=true Tue, 02 May 2017 17:03:39 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/opinion/20170502/arthur-i-cyr-todays-fake-news-headline-canada-us-relationship-threatened