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Winston Churchill is credited with saying, ?If you?re not a liberal at 20 you have no heart; if you?re not a conservative at 40 you have no brain.? The observation of the legendary leader of Great Britain highlights the change that so often comes with age: idealism matures into practicality. Kansans, as a whole, have never been thought of as […]

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Tabor defeats Bethel, 20-14

Tabor defeats Bethel, 20-14

Owen Cole rushes for an 8-yard gain during the third quarter Saturday at Bethel. Tabor took a 17-14 lead four plays later and went on to win, 20-14. The 22nd-ranked Tabor College football team defeated Bethel, 20-14, Saturday. After a scoreless first quarter, both offenses began to find their stride in the second. Bethel struck first with a 28-yard touchdown […]

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Experts dispute the direction of poverty in Kansas

? Fewer people on welfare, but more living in poverty? by Jim McClean & Dave Ranney KHI News Service Poverty is a political issue in Kansas. Gov. Sam Brownback campaigned in 2010 on a platform that included as one of its main goals reducing childhood poverty. And since taking office, he has aggressively pursued that goal. But he?s done it […]

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Time to declare independence

When in the course of Kansas events, it becomes necessary for residents to dissolve the political bands that have connected them with a governor, and to assume among the powers of the Jayhawkers, the separate and equal station to which the laws of economics and of tax payments entitle them, a decent respect to the voters of Kansas requires that […]

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Carnival drew a crowd

I think everyone in Hills?boro was at the Back To School Carni?val sponsored by the Hills?boro Elemen?tary School Site Council this past Friday night. Food and games were available for everyone. And all for the worthy cause of upgrading the playground and its equipment at the school. The dunk tank was very popular with the kids; dunking Mr. Yoder in […]

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?Be Disaster Aware? is theme of National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and Beth Freeman, Federal Emergency Management Agency regional administrator for Marion County and Kansas, hopes the month will serve as a reminder that disasters are unpredictable. ?This year, FEMA through its national Ready Campaign, will promote the theme, ?Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare,? by highlighting specific actions individuals and groups can take to […]

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Website launched to help job seekers and employers connect

Job seekers and employers in Kansas have access to a new online solution geared to foster the right connections. Kansas Publishing Ven?tures, in partnership with TheJobNetwork, has launched KansasHired.com to help facilitate employment opportunities in the state. KansasHired.com uses wide networking and Real Time Job Matching Techno?logy to connect employers and job seekers based on matching needs and qualifications. The […]

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Marion council seeks answers for grant disappointment

The Marion City Council, at its July 21 meeting, asked Darin Neufeld, EBH?Engineering, to offer his opinion as to why the city didn?t get its Main Street grant from the state. According to Neufeld, the Transportation Alternatives Project with the Kan?sas Department of Trans?portation, selected 20 projects from 43 applicants. Neufeld said: ?What we like to do if we have […]

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July 1 is deadline for changing party ties

Registered voters in Kansas have until July 1 to switch political parties if they desire to do so. A new law passed earlier this year by the Kansas Legislature prohibits party members from switching during a period beginning on the candidate filing deadline through the date when the results of the August primary are certified. The filing deadline normally is […]

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Safety first?

Maybe it?s appropriate because Kansas is in the middle of the nation geographically, but a recent study by the Internet site WalletHub ranks the Sun?flower State in the middle of the country in terms of ?safest states to live in? at No. 22. Categories of evaluation included workplace safety, emergency preparedness, home and community stability, traffic safety and financial security. […]

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