Eliminate meat from my diet?
The fight over immigration reform was wiped off our TV screens by the fires and tear gas clouds in Ferguson Monday night.
"I was standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona, and such a fine sight to see: it's a girl, my lord, in a flatbed Ford, slowin' down to take a look at me."
Reinke announces that Raindrop Repair, Inc. of St. John, has received a Gold Reinke Pride award in recognition of the company's 2013-2014 marketing year success. The Reinke dealership was honored during Reinke's recent annual convention held Oct. 23-25, in Palm Springs, Calif.
Five years ago this month, Don Damon won big.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Melvin Gordon ran for 151 yards and accounted for two scores, and No. 14 Wisconsin rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to beat No. 22 Minnesota 34-24 on Saturday night to earn a trip to the Big Ten championship game.
MANHATTAN (AP) - Jake Waters threw for 294 yards and four touchdowns, two of them to record-setting wide receiver Tyler Lockett, and No. 11 Kansas State routed Kansas 51-13 on Saturday to move into a tie atop the Big 12 standings.
WICHITA (AP) - Fred VanVleet scored 21 points and Ron Baker had 19 to lead No. 9 Wichita State past Tulsa 75-55 on Saturday.
In a holiday week packed with meaningful games, the AFC West showdown between the Broncos and Chiefs will have as much impact as any.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The last 10 days could not have gone much worse for the Kansas City Chiefs.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) - Jameel Warney scored 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting, grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked five shots as Stony Brook raced past Division-II St. Thomas Aquinas 70-49 on Saturday in the NIT Season Tip-Off finale.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Jacoby Brissett and Shadrach Thornton each ran for touchdowns in huge rushing performances while North Carolina State's defense overwhelmed rival North Carolina in a 35-7 win Saturday.
BOSTON (AP) - Tyler Murphy set the Atlantic Coast Conference single-season record for rushing yards by a quarterback and threw a TD pass to lead Boston College to a 28-7 win over Syracuse on Saturday.
Snowfall totals reached a surprising six inches in portions of eastern Barton County, western Rice County and Ellsworth County. About two to three inches of snow had been forecast by the National Weather Service.
BY JIM PUZZANGHERA
Another Barton County injury accident was reported by the Kansas Highway Patrol at 9:97 a.m. Thursday, when a 1998 Ford pickup slid into a ditch 1 mile east of Ellinwood on U.S. 56 and struck a Hesston swather that was legally parked.
Much like those fabulous Kansas City Royals ... we hit our own homeruns with new companies such as Central National Banka, Plains State Bank, and Almost Home.
If you believe the recently released Senate Intelligence Committee torture report, you might be tempted to conclude that the CIA lied to the press and the public and to Congress about the extent and effectiveness of its torture campaign. And that conclusion would be correct, sir.
Would police have harassed Eric Garner or his wife if the government had no financial interest in the selling of taxed cigarettes?
In a game of runs the Larned Indians boys had the biggest and last run of the night as they edged by the Hutchinson Trinity Celtics, 57-53.
HIGHLAND, Ill. - Pawnee Rock graduate Lawanda M. "Peggy" Fansler, 85, died Dec. 15, 2014, at Faith Care Center.
The Shafer Gallery at Barton County Community College is closed for the holidays, and the quilt exhibit has been sent to Harlingen, Texas, where it will be on display next at the Harlingen Heritage Museum. A recent press release erroneously stated Dec. 20 was the final date for the exhibit, gallery administration said, offering their apologies for the error.The gallery will reopen Jan. 16 with the show, "Prairie Pulse," featuring works by Christina Lamoureaux. More information will be available closer to the opening, including details about the opening reception.
Great Bend Fire Department
The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.
As the end of the year approaches, it's likely there are multiple meals and parties in your future. Carrying food from one location to another and sharing dishes with a crowd means more opportunity for bacteria to grow and cause food poisoning. Whether you're an experienced cook, a first-time party host, or simply adding a dish to the potluck lineup, the holidays can make even the most confident chefs nervous.
The annual America's Health Rankings report today ranked Kansas the 27th healthiest state in the nation, falling from our peak at 8th healthiest in 1991. Kansas' ranking dropped in 19 of the total 30 measures in the report and experienced a double-digit drop in rankings (falling behind 10+ states) in measures such as cancer deaths, children living in poverty, cardiovascular deaths and more.