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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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Posted Jul 31, 2015 at 1:01 AM

The Summer Meal Program recently wrapped up. The program which is sponsored by USD 373 also works with Peace Connections to train and coordinate volunteers. I would like to thank: Jan Claasen, Bruce Cook, Sue Engel, Zona Galle, Linda Gaertner, Charlotte Jost, Bonnie Krehbiel, Norm Lichti, Doug Pauls, Gloria Rediger, Brian & Erica Rickard, Deb Schmidt, Carol Schmitt, Kim Silvernale-Wagner, Becky Stineman, Connie Unruh, Susie Wickiser, Naomi Wiebe, Carolyn & Andrew Williams and Carly...

Posted Jul 31, 2015 at 1:01 AM

The members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul want to thank our entire community for contributing to the success of our garage sale last weekend that was held at Our Lady of Guadalupe parish center. We also want to thank the staff of Our Lady...

Posted Jul 30, 2015 at 1:01 AM

In his response to my article, Mr. Goering’s take on taxes is Keynesian, i.e. more money to government, more government spending is economic revitalization; less money to government, less government spending is austerity. I...

Posted Jul 30, 2015 at 1:01 AM False
Posted Jul 29, 2015 at 1:01 AM

There are educators who believe that too much time is spent on testing pupil achievement. Parents have even taken the lead in keeping their offspring at home during testing time. Petitions have been sent...

Posted Jul 28, 2015 at 1:01 AM

In last Wednsday’s Kansan Rep. Marc Rhoades gives us an informative account of the events leading to the recent, historic, sales tax increase. However, his focus is on the effort to eliminate income taxes and he ignores the bigger...

Posted Jul 24, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Ask the victims at close by Hesston a relatively few years ago. Or inquire down a longer road that really is not so far that we can forget those stricken by the whirlwind in Andover, Kansas before that. Even then no one can certainly...

Posted Jul 22, 2015 at 1:01 AM

With No Child Left Behind as well as the Common Core State Standards, measuring pupil achievement in different subject matter areas such as reading/language arts and mathematics is important. Much attention is given...

Posted Jul 15, 2015 at 1:01 AM

 In campaigning for elected office, selected candidates emphasize deregulation. Continual deregulation is stressed as if this is good for   the state/nation. Thus, with continual deregulation being stressed,...

Posted Jul 8, 2015 at 1:01 AM

I’m responding to Chad Frey’s description of who he is.I respect his honesty and the husband, father, believer, employee, and citizen he chooses to be.And — I will always appreciate the man (behind me...

Posted Jul 7, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Numerous state and federal legislators, as well as those running for elected offices, keep commenting on how successful they were by cutting taxes. Their motto continues to be  "Cut Taxes,"et cetera. If that would be done, what...

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