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Newton Young Professionals is now Emerge: Harvey County

Over the past couple of months, we have been referring to some “big changes” on the horizon for our Newton Young Professionals. Now, we can finally share the news! Newton Young Professionals is officially rebranding, and will now be called “Emerge: Harvey County.”

Emerge: Harvey County to Offer COVID-19 Resource Assistance

Through the Kansas Beats the Virus Program launched by the Kansas Leadership Center in partnership with the State of Kansas, Emerge: Harvey County (formerly Newton Young Professionals) was awarded with $3,000 in grant funding to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community. As a part of this initiative, Emerge has set up a program that helps award our local “mom and pop” small businesses in Harvey County for putting measures in place to keep their physical locations clean and safe for their employees and customers.

Kitten Yoga a Great Way to Relax, De-Stress

This is the first time the humane society has done the kitten yoga. [Lauren Kingsley, NYP member] said the reason for the event is to fundraise and have an event […]

Willard Ropes Herself a Boutique in Newton

There’s gonna be a new boutique in town—The Cactus Crossing—which will have western-themed clothing, as well as other items. “I’ll have a wide variety,” owner Cashion Willard said. “It’s not […]

Local Center Offers Wellness Class

“You can’t outrun your fork,” said Dr. Caleb M. May [NYP Member] with Integrity Medicine in Newton, who will be at the center on various Wednesdays to advise people. There’s […]

Fashionable New Face Brings Fresh Perspective to City Planning

Ryan Sellers made his move to Newton last week after being hired as the City Planner, a position that was recently created. The adjustment hasn’t been hard, he said. He […]

Fair has Chiropractic Business in Newton, Hires Another Newton Native

“I have always been fascinated by the human body and athletic performance,” [Mallorie Coffman, NYP member] said, sitting in Fair’s office. That took her down the road of athletic training. […]

Behind the Story

In her mid-30s, Erin McDaniel is one of the youngest women to be named one of the Newton/North Newton Woman of the Year. That fact is not lost on the […]

Bryan Hall

Behind the headlines

His name didn’t appear in the paper very often in 2016, but his work did. Lt. Bryan Hall has been working behind the scenes, as much as he can, to […]

Ashley Klein plays with Gryphon as the proposed location of the Newton Dog Park is behind them in the Centennial Park area.

Dog days of winter: Local group pushes for canine park

It’s apparent Ashley Klein enjoys dogs, watching her play with Gryphon, her Blue Merle Australian Shepherd in the chilly snow near a proposed dog park location in Newton. The temperatures […]

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