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A visit with U.S. Sen. Bob Dole (Video)

In the latest episode of The Forum, Eagle’s Gary Shorman got the chance to sit down with longtime U.S. Sen. …Read More

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POLL: Study shows high school athletes make better employees

According to the Ithaca (N.Y.) Times, a recent study conducted by Kevin Kniffin, a behavioral science professor at Cornell University, …Read More

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John Schlageck writes for the Kansas Farm Bureau.

Savor the fruits of your labor

Now that gardens across Kansas are bearing vegetables, it’s time to taste, enjoy and appreciate the fruits or our labor. …Read More

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Brown bag program on Kansas City Monarchs set for Eisenhower Library

ABILENE, Kan. – The Kansas City Monarchs baseball team is the topic of a brown bag luncheon hosted by the …Read More

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Getting help in beating cancer

Abilene, Kan. (July 16, 2014) – Doug Kugler is a very grateful man. The Abilene, Kan. man has fought his …Read More

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John Schlageck writes for the Kansas Farm Bureau.

The white combine calls

Tuesday, June 24, arrived like most mornings in Finney County. The only difference – humidity levels were high and the …Read More

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Community Forum on Teen Violence

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Governor orders flags lowered in honor of Sen. Doyen

TOPEKA – Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down Wednesday, in honor …Read More

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Governor’s Independence holiday weekend message

TOPEKA – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback issued the following message for the Independence holiday weekend. “America’s founders built this nation …Read More

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John Schlageck writes for the Kansas Farm Bureau.

Feeding Peace

Television, newspapers, magazines and the web are filled with images of starving children – skeleton-like figures crouched like dogs on …Read More

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Remembering that old red barn

When I was a youngster, one of my favorite places to play on a cold winter day was my Uncle …Read More

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Weekend Activities for Cancer Awareness

3 J’s Carpet Cleaning and a group of local businesses have joined together to host some activities to help promote …Read More

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Now That’s Rural: Rosslyn Schultz, Grassroots Art Center in Lucas

By RON WILSON Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development Self-taught art. Visionary art. Primitive art. Outsider art. Naïve art. …Read More

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John Schlageck writes for the Kansas Farm Bureau.

Reaching the peak potential of Kansas agriculture

If today’s crop of young farmers and ranchers plan to play a part in the future of agriculture, they must …Read More

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Jordan: What happened to April and May Kansas revenues?

By NICK JORDAN Kansas Secretary of Revenue Critics recently accused the Department of Revenue of “misrepresenting” research about the state’s …Read More

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John Schlageck writes for the Kansas Farm Bureau.

Remember agriculture while you’re on that holiday road trip

All across our country, Americans are checking their automobiles, studying road maps and adding another item to their “to do” …Read More

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SE of Saline has back to back state presidents serve Kansas FCCLA

Wichita, KS- Members, alumni, advisers and guests of the Kansas association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, or …Read More

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‘Freedom of speech for me — but not for those I oppose’

Campus collisions over commencement speakers. Over-the-top public reaction to celebrity shockers. And genuine fear of physical reprisals over controversial issues. …Read More

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2014 County Commission

OPINION: They Are Us

By Bart J. Allen The circus, known to us all as the Saline County Commissioners, put on a nearly unrivaled …Read More

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25th Annual Kansas Sampler Festival this Weekend

WAMEGO—This weekend is the 25th Annual Kansas Sampler Festival. The two-day festival is Saturday, May 3 from 10:00 a.m. – …Read More

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Joe Klein with Jeff Greenfield on Cable News

The following video was part of discussion on 910 KINA Coffee Talk Tuesday morning.

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Guarding the Henhouse

By David Norlin Life on my grandfather’s farm in some ways epitomized the rural farm life I still envision as the …Read More

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Earth Day message: Use this old world wisely

by John Schlageck This is a special week for those who are involved with the production of food and fiber. …Read More

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Letter to Kansas Board of Regents from Profs on social media policy

Dear Kansas Board of Regents, We write to offer strong support for the joint working group’s revision of the Kansas …Read More

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It’s Nice to Have Company

By Bart J. Allen As I watch the circus of the stars known as the Saline County Commission over the …Read More

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Merry Democrat Christmas

Merry Democrat Christmas by: John Fedele It’s Christmas in April!  And there will not be twelve days of it, it …Read More

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Before You Vote on the School Bond Issue

By John Fedele Is  $110,700,000 to upgrade facilities, construct shelters and provide facilities for all day kindergarten. and anything else …Read More

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Moran: Entrepreneurship is key to economic growth

The greatest responsibility we have as American citizens – certainly as elected officials – is to make certain the American …Read More

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