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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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Posted Sep 19, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Hold on tight. The stars are beginning to align for Newton's economy and growth.Three announcements made this year could mean good things for Newton.The first came when a real estate developer started moving forward with a large apartment complex. Te availability of rentals will lead to growth. The second came this month, a TIGER grant to help the maintain the rail lines for the Southwest Chief. Newton is a the business train station in Kansas, with the passenger trains showing...

Posted Sep 16, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Congratulations are in order to the following people and organizations which appeared in The Newton Kansan last week:Terry Jacobs of rural Harvey County, who will give a demonstration to township workers of a road grader magnet he...

Posted Sep 6, 2014 at 1:01 PM

The Harvey County Resource Council is stepping up, taking a leadership role and doing something the group has not done in the past.It is welcomed.In the past the group has met monthly and shared what was going on each of the...

Posted Aug 29, 2014 at 1:01 AM

It is seemingly everywhere ― the ice bucket challenge. A fund-raiser that has gone viral and seemingly out of control. The ALS Association has raked in millions, millions they will now have to find a way to spend effectively.Friends...

Posted Aug 14, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Governor Brownback has proclaimed August 10-16, 2014 as Safety Net Clinic Week., which is being celebrated in concurrence with the National recognition of Community Health Centers. For over 50 years the Community Health Center program has helped...

Posted Jul 18, 2014 at 2:01 PM

Speaking with the Harvey County Clerk's office about voter registration and election deadlines this year feels very much like watching a late night infomercial. Just when the point is made on a deadline for a voter comes that familiar...

Posted Jul 8, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Congratulations are in order to the following people and organizations which appeared in The Newton Kansan last week:Newton hotels, which reported being booked at or near capacity for July 14 through 19, the USGA Amateur Public Links...

Posted Jun 28, 2014 at 1:01 PM

This week political signs became the “scandal” of the moment in Newton ― it seems like nearly everyone involved with local politics is talking about them.Signs too big. Signs out too early. Signs, placed by the...

Posted Jun 13, 2014 at 1:01 AM

No matter where your allegiances lie in the race of House Distrct 72, consider yourself blessed. Come Aug. 5 there is a choice to make.Yes, that choice is between two members of the same party — and if you are not currently...

Posted Jun 6, 2014 at 5:01 AM

Today is a big day in history — a turning point in World War II. Today marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day.On this day the largest seaborne invasion in history was launched. One of Kansas' favorite sons, Dwight D. Eisenhower...

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