Month: December 2016

Now is the time for New Year’s resolutions and millions of people across the country will make it their top goal to get into better shape.The only problem with beginning that goal in January is…

After life handed them lemons — in the form of a burst water line that flooded much of the interior of the Pregnancy Resource Center — PRC officials are turning it into lemonade — a…

During the upcoming Kansas legislative session a proposed plan for financing public schools will be debated, and eventually come to a vote.Current public school financing on the state’s part — far and away the biggest…

Bill James is the father of sabermetrics, a numerical analysis of baseball that has revolutionized the way statistics are used to predict player performance and manage the game.More recently he stepped into another arena with…

The parking lot at Allen County Animal Rescue Facility’s headquarters at the east edge of LaHarpe will be improved by Allen County’s Public Works crew — even though county commissioners failed to approve the project…

YATES CENTER — Asbestos found earlier this month in the Yates Center Elementary School gymnasium has prompted school officials to shutter the building until the asbestos can be removed.Woodson USD 366, which administers all Yates…

He lived the life of a quasi-celebrity, surrounded by awed schoolchildren.He was able to travel the world for the first time in his life, as a teenager without family.Last, but not least, Chase Regehr learned…

With the grind of the basketball season about to begin with the second semester right around the corner, several of the area squads have already shown what they are capable of with impressive early-season stretches.Periodically…

After the doors officially closed at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Santa’s Toy Shop remained open to host families whose budgets did not allow for even the smallest of gifts.  Only a handful appeared, some,…

How soon before presidential campaigning starts for the 2020 election? A national newspaper would have us think it already has. A USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll found overwhelming support on the Democrat side for “none of…