LARNED - Will Rogers once said, "Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke." True enough and we have a couple of examples this week in the sports world.
The annual Prince of Peace Kolache Bake and Take will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at St. Rose Auditorium, 1312 Baker Ave. The ladies of the Prince of Peace Parish will be baking apple, apricot, cherry, peach, prune and raisin kolaches during the day and the public is invited to come purchase them hot out of the oven.
TOPEKA – Wednesday, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment directed local WIC offices to limit the issuance of WIC checks to only those checks dated October 2013 and to withhold checks dated November and December until further notice due to the ongoing federal government shutdown.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Anytime Fitness, 3721 10th Street, in the Cotton Wood Center at 10th and Grant, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Nancy Sundahl with greeters Marty Steinert and Aaron Andrews. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
The federal government shutdown has made me sick of politics. For a political columnist, this can be tricky, but taking a break from politics also offers an opportunity. This week, I thought I would write a column about what I've learned as a father of two spirited boys, and offer my advice on how to handle tantrums.