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Circles Builds Networks, Helps Families Out of Poverty



Circles of The Heartland, Salina, Kansas Video
Circles of Hope, Newton, Kansas Video

Kimberly Trigg, a single mother of three boys living in Salina, Kansas, moved from where she grew up in southern California several years ago to change her life, be a better mother and be a better individual.

7/1/2014 8:00:00 AM


Kansas Net Farm Income Continued to Slide in 2013



Kansas farmers took a one-two punch with drought and lower grain prices in 2013 and the result was a drop in average net income to its lowest level since 2009, according to data from the Kansas Farm Management Association’s annual PROFITLINK Analysis.

6/24/2014 8:00:00 AM


Dislike the Behavior, Love the Child



Nearly every person can recall a time when he or she has witnessed a parent using name-calling, ridiculing or shaming to punish a child in public. While this can be upsetting to witness, imagine the damage this behavior, which might also be occurring at home, has on the child.
6/12/2014 8:00:00 AM


Before You Say ‘I Do’



MANHATTAN, Kan. – Dress bought and tux rented? Check. Cake? Check. Flowers and decorations? Check. Honeymoon booked? Check. You’re ready for the wedding, but are you ready for the marriage?


6/9/2014 8:00:00 AM


Thanksgiving Holiday Shopping: Keep Fun and Budget in Mind



Holiday ShoppingA K-State expert provides insight into why people enjoy shopping over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and how they can make the most of their shopping experience.
11/21/2013 8:00:00 AM


Including Children in Holiday Activities is Best Gift



Oh, the holidays. They can be joyous and warm … or stressful and budget-breaking … or all of the above. Plus they can leave families, particularly children, with unrealistic expectations. To help individuals and families navigate the holidays without breaking the bank and still providing positive experiences, two Kansas State University specialists provided tips.
11/19/2013 8:00:00 AM


Farm Transition Workshops Planned in Kansas



MANHATTAN, Kan. – When it comes to devising a plan to transition the family farm to the next generation, communicating may be the hardest part, according to Jeri Albright, who along with her husband, Corky, operates a crop and livestock operation in Jackson County, Kan.
11/15/2013 8:00:00 AM