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After retiring from a career with the Halstead Hospital, Dorothy Hall was seeking a way to stay active and continue interacting with people.That desire led... [Read More]
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Hesston College is gearing up for another new school year and will kick off the 2019-20 year with opening weekend activities Aug. 16 to 18,... [Read More]
Local students receive recognition scholarshipsFour students with Harvey County ties were recently awarded the Maud Wyatt Recognition Scholarship given out by the Kansas Independent College... [Read More]
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Newton City Manager and Senior Legal Counsel Bob Myers has announced he will retire in January 2020 after 35 years with the City of Newton.Myers... [Read More]
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 A successful protest petition has been certified by the Harvey County Clerk that will trigger a ballot question about Sunday sales of alcohol in Newton. The... [Read More]
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In the 2018-19 school year, 102 drivers in Newton illegally passed stopped school buses, according to USD 373's transportation department.District director of transportation Sheila Zwahlen... [Read More]
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After being closed for the past five years, the Sunflower Theatre in Peabody has new owners and a group of community members committed to its... [Read More]
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This weekend is the Sand Creek Summer Daze Festival, with a full slate activities of centered in Athletic Park on Friday and Saturday.  Three highlights1. MusicThe... [Read More]
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In the end, four of the five city commissioners for the city of Newton could not stomach a mill increase to support the 2020 budget."I... [Read More]
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Throughout his Kansas State football career, Scott Frantz has been willing and happy to avoid the spotlight.For offensive linemen, that's typically not too difficult, especially... [Read More]
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Sometimes a successful sibling can cast a long and uncomfortable shadow to a younger brother or sister.Ask Eden Hiebert — she can tell that story as... [Read More]
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Later this month, the new Kansas Criminal Justice Reform Commission will start discussing further criminal justice reforms for our state.Kansas has led criminal justice reform... [Read More]
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A number of tournaments were held as part of the Halstead Old Settlers Festival this past weekend — with participants competing in events ranging from... [Read More]
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When an entire city, the governor and a United States senator send you well wishes on your birthday, you know it's a momentous occasion.Such was... [Read More]
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Cattle producers braced themselves Monday for tumbling market prices and ongoing uncertainty over the loss of meat processing operations at the Tyson plant in Holcomb.Extensive... [Read More]
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Marlin Fitzwater, former White House press secretary for presidents Ronald Regan and George H.W. Bush, will receive the K-State Alumni Association's Alumni Excellence Award on... [Read More]
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 A festival always needs something new on the calendar, and the Sand Creek Summer Daze is no different despite just a three-year history."We try different... [Read More]
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1. Head to Sand CreekCannons, eye patches and parrots may be seen during Sand Creek Summer Daze, scheduled to take place Aug. 16 and 17... [Read More]
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Tyson Foods announced Monday the company will rebuild the Holcomb meat processing plant damaged by a large fire over the weekend, paying full-time employees their... [Read More]
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