The Kansan - Newton, KS

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Posted Jan 24, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Why should a news story about the budget of New Mexico in the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper be a must read for residents of Newton and Harvey County Kansas?

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 9:49 AM

In the aftermath of the midterm elections, there were people who predicted President Barack Obama would fade into the background, his presidency effectively over. They were wrong.

Posted Jan 23, 2015 at 1:01 AM

I was offended by the picture of the Harvey County Emergency Response Team on the front page of the Kansan on Saturday, January 17.  The picture is aggressive and incites fear of police.  Furthermore, the picture does not reflect the...

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 4:36 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon about deflated footballs.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 10:51 AM

This week, the nation commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leading black members of Congress chose to remember Dr. King at an event hosted by the Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson, Missouri.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 8:33 AM

The pomp. The pageantry. The politics. The promises. The participants.

Updated Jan 20, 2015 at 1:54 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on the pope.

Posted Jan 20, 2015 at 1:01 PM

After having taught for two years in the nation of Jordan, now named the Occupied West Bank, I reflected upon how culture and customs differ one nation to the next. As a classroom teacher at  Friends Boys School, at Ramallah,...

Posted Jan 20, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Congratulations are in order to the following people and organizations which appeared in The Newton Kansan last week:

Updated Jan 19, 2015 at 5:06 PM

We are writing in response to remarks Governor Sam Brownback included in his 2015 inaugural address. The governor strongly implied that people living in poverty are without courage, good character, or morals. It appears to us that he and many of...

Posted Jan 17, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is at it again, trying to tinker with election and voting laws. Meeting with the House Elections Committee this week, Kobach introduced two measures that were accepted without...

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