delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:08:38 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Distracted driver awareness Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:23:50 +0000 Granlund cartoon: How tax assessors view your home Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:31:04 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Boston Marathon 2014 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:43:29 +0000 Kent Bush: Brownback's delay buys time Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:15:00 +0000 Kent Bush Tenure unneeded for K-12 teachers Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:54:29 +0000 By Cristina Janney Managing Editor Kent Bush: There's no staying in the middle Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush Matthew T. Mangino: Street law - a resurgence of vigilante justice Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now The mob attack is an example of "vigilante justice"—the actions of a group of people who claim to enforce the law but lack the legal authority to [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Equal pay for equal work Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:32:28 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Plastic bag ban Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:44:41 +0000 Michelle Teheux: Is there such a thing as American exceptionalism? Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:41:16 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now It's ironic that we Americans do hold ourselves in great regard, even as we complain about all the things we believe are wrong in our country. To hear us tell it, we're the greatest ever, even though our government is corrupt and incompetent, our corporations are greedy, our workers are lazy and the rich are sucking up ill-gotten gains.
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Granlund cartoon: Windows XP support ends Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:32:50 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Ukraine undermined Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:21:14 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Mickey Rooney tribute Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:21:36 +0000 Kent Bush: Teachers get burned while Masterson gets a tan Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:05:35 +0000 Kent Bush Granlund cartoon: Letterman retiring Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:39:03 +0000 Kent Bush: Even in the worst of times, God is here Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush Matthew T. Mangino: The horror of filicide, parents killing their own children Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now Wilkerson is charged with attempted murder. According to a police affidavit, one of her children told detectives that "Mom tried to kill us."
The case is reminiscent of another South Carolinian, Susan [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: Another Fort Hood shooting Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:31:45 +0000 Reader: Affordable Care Act not affordable Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:36:31 +0000 Nathan claims "the ACA has already done great things."  Great things like: you can’t keep your doctor, you can’t keep your insurance, most premiums and deductibles are higher, difficult to enroll, just to name a few.
Most that have signed up for "ObamaCare" have done so because their insurance was [...]]]>
Reader thanks Smoky Valley seniors for MCDS fundraiser Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:34:31 +0000 The man featured in the (Sentinel) picture is my brother, Doug Spitler. He has been a client with MCDS for over 30 years, and I can’t stress enough how this organization has enhanced his life.
Together with MCDS staff and an array of volunteers, his church family, and the McPherson community, Doug has lived a semi- [...]]]>