Wednesday, April 16, 2014


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  • Travel diary 4/14/2014

    I am writing to you for a class project we are doing on the travel diary “A Walk Across America.” My class and I are writing to states tha ...

  • What is fair board hiding? 4/14/2014

    My name is Kim Powell. I have been the Franklin County 4-H rabbit project leader for nearly 20 years. I did take a break and then resumed the role aft ...

  • Behind big government 4/14/2014

    We have elected public servants who don’t believe in public service. Would a smart butcher employ a vegetarian? Should a church call an atheist ...

  • Gun control in crosshairs 4/14/2014

    Gun control, in many circles, with no pun intended, is considered the ability to hit where you are aiming and has much more to do with breath control, ...

  • Wake up, Kansas 4/11/2014

    Hearing the news of the Kansas state Senate this week passing a bill to eliminate due process protections for our public school teachers was dishearte ...

  • Attack on education 4/11/2014

    I just wanted to give Jeanny Sharp kudos for the editorial in Tuesday’s Herald. Sharp’s points about the Kansas school funding bill were r ...

  • Sign substantive bills first 4/9/2014

    I read the April 8 Herald article “Brownback signs 10 bills into law.” While I have no objection to legitimate bills being signed into law ...


Do you agree with Kansas legislators’ move to make state concealed carry laws less restrictive and more uniform across Kansas?

  • Yes, the same rules should apply to all Kansans.
  • Yes, the state’s gun control laws are too extreme.
  • No, the change would remove control from local leaders.
  • No, Kansas’ gun laws already are too loose.