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Posted Jun 25, 2016 at 1:01 AM

  TOPEKA — Top Republicans were forced Friday to rewrite an education funding plan, the passed it through both the House and Senate, in an attempt to satisfy a court mandate and end a looming threat that public schools across the state may shut down. That rewrite meant good things for schools — as the crafters of the bill removed a .05 percent cut to general operating fund budgets for schools that had previously been used to pay for increases to Local...

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 4:19 PM

Rempel receives degree, awards Scott L. Rempel of Newton received his M.D. degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine on May 14 with a number of awards as well, including the Family Medicine award, KAFP...

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 10:46 AM

  Last week the FIRST Robotics team at Newton High School hosted a camp, one designed for children ages eight to 12. The camp is structured much like FIRST Robotics. Campers have a limited amount of time to build a robot to...

Posted Jun 18, 2016 at 1:01 AM

In the first two weeks of operation the summer food program has served up nearly 600 breakfast and 1,900 lunches to Newton children. “Those numbers are good,” said Jennifer Rose of Peace Connections, a program partner and...

Posted Jun 16, 2016 at 1:01 AM

If your children are grown, or you are not currently a parent, you might be tempted see the impending school shutdown as no big issue.  Many Kansas residents are looking at a potential shutdown and easily shrugging it off. After all,...

Posted Jun 9, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Tabor College names 2016 spring semester Dean’s List HILLSBORO – Tabor College released the 2016 spring semester Deans’ List. The entire list includes 18 freshmen,...

Updated Jun 10, 2016 at 2:21 PM

If your children or children you know attend Latchkey or the Summer Food Program, be aware that those, as well as numerous other programs, are being threatened by an impending school shutdown, which is currently scheduled for July 1. After...

Updated Jun 8, 2016 at 4:05 PM

TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback is calling the Kansas Legislature into special session to deal with education funding issues. The Republican governor said Tuesday that he would call a...

Posted Jun 8, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Susanna Epp, Courtney Mellinger and Sadie Winter of Newton High School were each selected to attend the 33rd Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program this month in Topeka.  The recognition ceremony honors the top academic one percent...

Posted Jun 8, 2016 at 1:01 AM

The Newton Treble Clef Club awarded scholarships to five high school seniors who are planning to major in music in college.  Shawn Bontrager, son of Greg and Melody Bontrager, will attend Bethel College and major in...

Posted Jun 8, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Chisholm Middle School Chisholm Middle School recently named the final honor rolls of the 2015-16 school year. Those earning honors are listed...

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