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Posted Dec 22, 2014 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKFreezing temperatures and snowfall are in store for much of the country this winter and that means homeowners need to take steps to ensure that their loved-ones and property stay safe and warm through the long, cold months ahead. A few precautions can help protect you from serious losses and disruptions this season:Chimney and furnace fires: While fire presents a year-round risk, certain causes of fire occur more frequently during...

Posted Dec 20, 2014 at 1:15 PM

So, who wins with Work Ready certification?High school and college students who take the WorkKeys assessment and earn the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) are able to demonstrate to employers that they have the basic skills...

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 9:15 AM

By Laura Firszt, NetworxDrywall (aka plasterboard, wallboard or Sheetrock) is a boon to the do-it-yourself weekend handyperson. This useful substance, composed of two heavy sheets of paper sandwiching a layer of gypsum plaster, is...

Posted Dec 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

By Richard MontgomeryMore Content NowReader question: Our mother left my brother and me a house. He is living in the house on the east coast. I live on the west coast. He changed the locks, and I do not have access to the...

Posted Dec 15, 2014 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKOne of the best ways to kick off the holiday season is to decorate. And while it's easy to load your cart with beautiful decor from your favorite store, Christmas is more personal when decorations are...

Posted Dec 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Anyone who enjoys food, loves to cook, and likes to share their expertise with others will want to take advantage of a new program to be offered this spring by the Southwind and Wildcat Extension Districts.K-State Research and...

Updated Dec 10, 2014 at 8:58 AM

By Laura Firszt, NetworxSo you’re thinking of remodeling your attic? Great! You’ll add valuable living or working space to your home without increasing its footprint or impinging on your yard. But before you start,...

Posted Dec 10, 2014 at 1:01 AM

By Richard MontgomeryMore Content NowReader question: Monty, recently you advised readers how to choose a real estate attorney. It came too late for me. My real estate attorney initially said his fee to settle a property...

Posted Dec 8, 2014 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKYou know that moving into a new home can be one of life's biggest stressors: the packing, the paperwork, the unpacking and of course finding the nearest coffee shop. Making your new house feel like your home...

Posted Dec 6, 2014 at 1:00 PM

’Tis the season for friends, family ... and food!To prevent your food-centered gatherings from becoming chances to “share” a food-borne illness, check out these tips. We wish you and your family a happy and harmless...

Posted Dec 5, 2014 at 7:31 AM

GIRARD — Country, classic and around-the-world Christmas decor themes will be displayed Sunday afternoon in the Girard area. The First Christian Church of Girard is hosting a Christmas Homes Tour as a fun nod to the...

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