Archive for Wednesday, May 18, 2011

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LHS, Free State baseball teams advance to regional finals
Lions top Washburn Rural, 4-1, Firebirds blank Junction City, 4-0
05:36 p.m., May 18, 2011 Updated 06:03 p.m.
The LHS and Free State High baseball teams advanced to separate regional finals Wednesday afternoon.
Arbitrary move
Protecting the Kansas Flint Hills is important, but last week’s move to ban wind-farm development in an 11,000-square-mile area raises some questions.
May 18, 2011 in print edition on A7
Many business and civic leaders in south-central Kansas are understandably upset with the way Gov. Sam Brownback moved forward with a plan to more than double the area that will be off limits to further wind energy development.
Retirement needs
May 18, 2011 in print edition on A7
It’s no news that middle-income seniors depend on Social Security and Medicare.