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Updated Mar 5, 2015 at 9:27 AM

Every day a newspaper article or television broadcast details Kansas’ school funding issues. You may have heard discussion in area coffee shops, at church or social gatherings. While the talk may be long on opinion, it’s likely short on facts because much of the information disseminated has a political "spin."

Updated Mar 5, 2015 at 9:20 AM

I enjoy Face Book as much as anyone. However, a recent conversation caught my attention and acted as a trigger for me. The conversation was about things to do in Pratt, specifically the lack of a movie theater and bowling alley. (Funny...

Updated Mar 5, 2015 at 9:05 AM

You may have heard the saying that ‘you should be careful not to judge another person until you have walked a mile in his or her shoes’. I don’t know about you but I like my shoes to not only fit right but to be...

Updated Mar 2, 2015 at 11:43 AM

I always loved Minnie Minoso.

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 8:40 AM

The way I see it, we have two choices.We can set up our economic system so that every able-bodied person who wants to work hard can succeed.

Updated Feb 20, 2015 at 4:39 PM

When we turn on the news or listen to the radio to hear what the meteorologist is predicting the weather will be, we don’t usually call this "the day’s weather prognosis." We use the term forecast, and yet a...

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 9:09 AM

The great thing about a 10-year plan is that there are so few things that are truly impossible.In 10 years I could go from only playing golf a couple of times a year to becoming the top golfer on the Champions Tour.

Updated Feb 9, 2015 at 9:03 AM

A friend asked me last week how I would rank the Obama administration in comparison to the other presidencies of U.S. history. He finished his query by adding, Would he be last? I will ignore his follow-up comment and focus on some comparisons,...

Updated Feb 5, 2015 at 9:04 AM

What a great way to start the New Year. A new motel is nearing completion, renovation of the historic Parrish Hotel has begun, a new business chose to locate here before the end of last year and an existing business will soon be...

Updated Feb 4, 2015 at 9:24 AM

What is wrong with us?Vaccinations have as much business in the political arena as a rotund rodent has being trusted for a 42-day weather forecast.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 8:33 AM

The pomp. The pageantry. The politics. The promises. The participants.

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