Category: Opinion

Teen driving bill needs House OK? without diluting it

The Kansas House Transportation Committee is considering a proposal for
tougher restrictions on teenage drivers. The committee must think the
bill goes too far, so it?s referred it to a subcommittee for revision.

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Seeing Kansas portrayed in Manitoba is making us homesick
Seeing Kansas portrayed in Manitoba is making us homesick

Seeing Kansas portrayed in Manitoba is making us homesick

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Authors Ken Reddig (left) and Wally Kroeker show off some of their favorite reading material. Behind them is the Red River, which flows through Winni?peg, their current place of residence.

This is a fond greeting from two former Hillsboro-ites who have a Kansas-shaped void in their hearts.

One of us (Ken) is a true native of Marion County?bred, born and raised?whose studies took him away in the late 1960s.

The other (Wally) is an import who spent seven years (1975-82) at the ?pub house? (Mennonite Brethren Publishing House) on North Main and fondly remembers not locking his door on East Grand.

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