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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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Posted Apr 23, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Harvey County Kid Fest 2015 was a huge success!More than 260 children brought their families to Sunset Elementary in Newton for fun and learning. More than 30 local organizations and businesses hosted booths including age-appropriate activities for the children, while parents learned of area resources. Nearly 20 volunteers greeted families, read to children and handed out free books.

Posted Apr 22, 2015 at 1:01 AM

In an unfortunate time of cost cutting in school budgets, how far can these costs be contained and yet at the same provide a suitable education for pupils? In an Indiana district, free transportation of pupils to school was cut in the...

Posted Apr 22, 2015 at 1:01 AM

 As the Kansas Legislature returns to wrap up the budget for the next two fiscal years a cloud of uncertainty hangs over our state universities. Despite agreements with the Kansas Board of Regents and the governor’s office to...

Posted Apr 17, 2015 at 1:01 AM

The stars of the Democratic Party shine so bright don’t they? After eight years of the Obama administration’s “transparency,” are we ready for more shenanigans from the Clinton clan? With single-minded determination,...

Posted Apr 16, 2015 at 1:01 PM False
Updated Apr 15, 2015 at 11:03 AM

I am very grateful to all who supported and voted for me, resulting in my election to the USD 373 Board of Education. This especially includes all who worked on my campaign or give the effort to be informed on education issues. Thank...

Updated Apr 15, 2015 at 11:03 AM

Thursday is National Healthcare Decision Day.  This is a time to remind us to make our advance directives in healthcare decisions.  Advance directives consist of a healthcare power of attorney and a living will.  A...

Posted Apr 9, 2015 at 1:01 AM

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that attended my retirement reception. It was humbling to say the least. The out pouring of affection and well wishes are greatly appreciated. It has been my extreme pleasure to have served...

Posted Apr 2, 2015 at 1:01 PM

What great news for Newton regarding the Kansas Logistics Park!Thank goodness commissioners Jim Nickel and Racquel Thiessen have continued to support this development amidst all the naysayers. As their vision becomes a reality, it will...

Posted Apr 2, 2015 at 1:01 PM

Steve Richards has been a valuable person behind the scenes in many important events affecting our community. Now he is stepping forward to run for the school board. We enthusiastically support his campaign.— Nancy and Charlie...

Posted Apr 2, 2015 at 1:01 PM

I am supporting Jim Nickel for Newton City Commission. I have served on the Newton City Commission with Jim. During that time I found him to always try to hold the line on spending, knowing that sometimes hard decisions need to be made to be...

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