I attended the school board forum Wednesday night at Manhattan High School to listen to student and citizen input on the proposal to change the school’s symbol. After listening to all sides, I do not envy the school board .
Since the end of World War II, it has been a truism that as Germany goes, so goes Europe. Leaving out Russia, whose circumstances are different, no country in Europe has as much impact on the rest of the continent .
All farmers know that it is crucial to become an expert at planning, preparing for conditions and forecasting future harvest yields. While natural weather patterns make that job difficult enough, an unelected federal agency makes that job even more difficult. .
Dear Vice President-Elect Mike Pence, About a week ago I heard you reiterate that you are “a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order.” Perhaps I am not alone in needing clarification. Your vote and that of an .
During the presidential election campaign, there was a lot of discussion about how much Donald Trump admired Russian President Vladimir Putin and how Trump expected to work closely with him in a positive fashion if he was elected. Now that .
Whether you voted for President-elect Donald Trump or not, you undoubtedly would welcome insights into how the next president may approach the office. In the final weeks of the campaign, he demonstrated a discipline that gives us hope. At the .
The United states is not the only country that has had political drama this year. In Britain, confusion and uncertainty have replaced what has been one of the most carefully structured political processes in Europe. Many other systems, including Canada’.
At precisely the same moment we face some of the most complicated and intractable challenges in the nation’s history, news literacy — most simply defined as the ability to judge the veracity of information — seems to have hit an all-time .
It is not often that a country goes through decades of civil war and then votes not to accept a carefully worked out peace agreement. Yet it happened in Colombia, which had been riven for 52 years by a civil war. .
I filed my Kansas income tax return on March 9, 2016, and received my modest refund on Oct. 5. This annoys me so hugely that I’ve decided to share some of the details with readers. I’ll start at the beginning. For .
I’d like to say a few words about locker rooms. Donald Trump, who is running for president, said that his lewd comments about a woman caught on tape were just “locker room banter.” He said he wasn’t proud .
MANHATTAN, KS — June 7, 2047. School board members today scheduled a hearing to consider changing the Manhattan High School mascot. The school has used the “Rainbows” as mascot since 2016, but has been criticized in recent months by advocates who say that the .
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