There is no bigger declaration of spring than Easter. Its brightly colored eggs, light-green grasses, white bunnies and yellow chicks just scream “Spring is here!” But while I love Easter and all that comes with it, I often find Easter decor somewhat tacky and overdone.
Part of me is in there with Erasmus, the 16th Century scholar said to have famously uttered, “When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.” I do not have that kind of bibliotechish commitment,
Let’s go to the governor’s mansion at Cedar Crest in Topeka. A holiday reception is underway. The governor and first lady are visiting with their guests. But this is not some fundraiser with big political donors – in fact, it’s not a
Spring is here and time to get outside when possible. Before that consumes your interest, get your houseplants in order. They have been providing benefits while the great outdoors has slept. You will need them performing their tasks come fall. Repotting plants is suggested if
Civilian employees at military bases — including Fort Riley — have now essentially been put on short-term standby. That’s better than being given notice, although how much better is a matter for individual judgment. Congress’ passage of a bill Thursday funding government through the end of
Plaudits to Ohio Atty. Gen. Mike DeWine for his decision to convene a grand jury to probe unresolved questions related to the Steubenville, Ohio rape case in which two teens were convicted last week. The convictions themselves are not at issue. But as DeWine
To The Editor Karen McCulloh believes in Manhattan, as her years of work on behalf of libraries, the environment, and children prove. Karen’s enthusiasm and courage inspire the confidence of voters, who have repeatedly elected her to city and county office. I respect Karen’
To The Editor: One of the City Commission candidates says the election is “all about balance.” If you want to balance the commission, vote for the women and elect Nuss, McCulloh and Reddi.
To the Editor: The city is headed in the right direction on core services and infrastructure. The mill levy, property taxes and debt are still too high and have gone up the past two years. Elect three commissioners who get the big picture — stable, core
To The Editor: Phil Anderson has it wrong that property taxes don’t harm seniors.
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