Opinion

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Program for kids up to age five is  coming to Jackson County and that’s great news for the community! A story on page one today tells all about it. Research after research shows that reading regularly with children, beginning in infancy, can produce a significant...
Beck Bookman Library in Holton is starting the new year with a library logo contest but so far there haven’t been very many logo designs submitted, it has been reported. Don’t worry, however. There’s still plenty of time to enter the contest! Amy Austin, library director, said entry forms and rules...
We all have seen the huge components of modern wind turbines being transported up and down U.S. Highway 75 through Jackson County. The best time for Jackson County officials and residents to be learning all they need to know about wind energy projects was yesterday. The second best time is now –...
*/    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has turned out to be anything but affordable. In fact, it’s shameful that this is supposed to be the best we Americans should expect. I believe we can do better! While members of Congress want us to focus with them on a southern border wall/fence that everyone...
If any other member of Congress had started up a lobbying firm before they left office, we would have had the same serious concerns as others have voiced across the country. But it was our own Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), who represents the 2nd District, which includes Jackson County, who launched a new...
Spoiler alert: The following commentary contains information that Santa Claus may not be real. --- Child psychologists today generally believe that perpetuating a myth about someone trying to make people happy is not a bad thing and that imagination is a normal part of development that also helps...
The Kansas State Legislature should repeal the authority of the secretary of state to prosecute criminal cases of voter fraud, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says. And Schmidt is right, of course. Schmidt, with the support of Secretary of State-elect Scott Schwab, has announced proposed...
It may take a blizzard every few years to keep man’s survival instincts intact. It’s really amazing how today’s weather forecasting techniques can extend several days into the future and has the ability to predict within a few hours of when a specific weather event will occur or start. Because of...
Sam Brownback is a nice person who should have never been elected governor of Kansas. And you can say the same about Kris Kobach. He is a nice person that we should not elect governor of the state. When Brownback first ran for governor, and won the election, he was able to do so on his name...

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