Ashland FCE Bernis Parker, Alice Persyn and Teresa Whitlock attended the State Family and Community Education Conference in Topeka. Alice Persyn accepted the First Place Award for the weighted blanket project for children with autism for Ashland FCE. Bernis Parker .
The growing volume and intensity of talk about the state’s finances among Kansas legislators seeking re-election and candidates for their seats in recent weeks is welcome. Given that even some conservative lawmakers have seen the light, it could be .
To the Editor: On recent morning my dog Charlie and I walked up to a small Kansas creek (Yes, we have the rancher’s permission.) I had committed to writing a letter to the editor, and my first draft was .
To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is a conscientious state representative who should be re-elected. She is a loving, caring person who approaches issues in Topeka with a critical, thoughtful attitude and is willing to work with everyone to achieve good .
The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is urging local residents to vote ‘Yes’ for the City of Manhattan street maintenance sales tax ballot question Nov. 8. This 0.2 percent sales tax will generate funds to repair our aging and .
Forty years ago, I was a young journalist working at my first real job for Grit, a nationally circulated newspaper headquartered in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Grit carried a lot of entertaining content, including feature stories on popular show-biz personalities. Readers assumed .
“True Believer” gives us a look into the fascinating life of Noel Field, a Swiss-born Quaker turned Communist turned spy turned prisoner turned propagandist. It is a story that is sad and, in a way, infuriating. Though he was, by .
‘Commonwealth’ is the latest novel is by the beloved author of ‘Bel Canto,’ ‘The Patron Saint of Liars,’ ‘The Magician’s Assistant,’ ‘Run,’ ‘State of Wonder’ and other books. Unlike some other writers, novelist Ann Patchett’s books each has .
October is — in my humble opinion — one of the best months of the year. The weather is consistently cool, the leaves are changing colors, and the full anticipation of Halloween is in the air. For me, enjoying this month means .
To everyone’s misfortune, our nation’s presidential election is defined by unethical argumentation techniques: name- calling, false accusation, malicious slander, salacious conjecture, hostile provocation and vicious mockery, all offered as a plan for “winning.” The violence at the heart .
The first of the bigbudget movies of the summer to be released on DVD are coming out this month. In retrospect, none of them was the sort of film that people will be watching for decades. And they weren’t .
TODAY St. Isidore’s Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast, after the 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. masses. Free will donations accepted for the Seven Dolors Food Pantry. St. Isidore’s Catholic Student Center. Fall Festival, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Pumpkins, pony .
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