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The dead zone

Half the world erupts: Gaza in ruin, the Middle East a powder keg. War continues in Ukraine. Haiti, west Africa, Central America and Europe's...

Puritans, all

Labels forever plague and enchant the Kansas political scene. They are often laid on with righteous zeal, but over time the glue can weaken. When...

Hyllningsfest: Music

LINDSBORG ‒ The festival schedule online opens with a photo, a section of the Smoky Valley Middle School marching band, youngsters in traditional Swedish...

How we live

We have recently lost giants in our community, men who were celebrated beyond this valley. One was a journalist, broadcaster, archivist; another a brilliant...

Gary Sandbo

"Whenever I saw him, I lit up a bit because he was such a positive force in the universe," Roger Verdon said. News of Gary...

Biting the hand

Florida and Texas are among states who elect governors with an avowed contempt for the federal government. In late August Hurricane Idalia laid waste...

Amplified speech

  Anyone out there remember the election year sound truck? Before TV and Twitter-X became bludgeons of choice in American politics, we had the sound truck,...

A people amendment

When the echoes faded and the dust had settled in Philadelphia in 1787, the United States had a Constitution. From May into mid-September that...

AJohn

What first springs up about him is that yellow plastic shopping bag. It came with AJohn every Thursday to noon meetings of the Lindsborg...

Roots of discord (4)

  Fourth of five articles on a history of trouble in the Kansas Republican party Quarrels are inflamed in most political parties, a product of the...
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