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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - April 6, 2015, Hutchinson, KansasMonday april 6, 2015 75� newsstand y y e Arar 1 43 Nono. 277 wow. Hutch news. Com royals opening at Kauffman for first time in four years pc will play seasons first at Home d1 to l is t Ings b6 c l Assifi eds b4 l o Tutt eries a 2 c Omi c s b7 o b i t varies a 7 c crossword b8 s por t s b1 s c Ore b Oard b2 o Pinion a a 6 dear Tod it takes people willing to take a Chance to develop a destination. Tod Barlow betting on gab org 87 51 local 3 Day Outlook 78 51 today tuesday follow us intercepted letter 80 55 want More see a full weather report on Page a8 wednesday find your polling place for tuesday elections a3 there obviously is concern regarding Hutchinsons streets. I Hope it does not keep you up at night. Heres a question from a Guy who came in with a series of Street questions. Q main Street Between 13th and 14th and 23rd and 24th is narrow because pickups vans have gotten longer. This makes it unsafe to drive through these areas. Why does not the City reduce the sidewalk area where these autos Park sidewalks Are important. And the areas you Point out do have businesses especially several individual stores Between 13th and 14th Avenue. But i contacted the Cit yes Public works department to get an official answer. Engineer Michael Kramer acknowledged the competing interests of vehicle Drivers and pedestrians and the need to have a Good balance Between both. Our Complete streets policy dictates that each project must review pedestrian transportation elements he said. Kramer also touts the positive Impact of walking noting that a More walkable City improves Quality of life. As a Community we believe that walking is important to Hutchinsons future because it potentially addresses several inter related challenges including traffic air Quality Public health safety and creating a sense of Community. When people choose to walk they increase the likeliness of Chance meetings with other Mem Bers of the Community he said. These encounters build neighbor Hood and Community relationships and provide eyes on the Street a resulting in a real and perceived sense of safety. Additionally he said improved walking ability significantly improves economic conditions in communities. Numerous studies have City strikes balance Between Drivers pedestrians a my Bickel ask Hutch see Hutch / a5 stories by Amy Bickel the Hutchinson news photos by Murphy Bannerman b y a my b Nickel the Hutchinson news Bickel Hutch news. Com Greensburg when the doors closed on the Twilight theatre 25 years ago it seemed it would be greens urges last picture show. Yet at the end of april the curtains will open again in a Brand new Twilight eight years after an ef5 Tornado destroyed much of the Kiowa county seat town including the closed up theater. Grand opening events for the Twilight theatre and Community auditorium Are slated for april 24 26, said Adam Wagner the to Heaters executive director. Ism excited Wagner said. I cant wait to show people what the building is capable of. In fact he said this theater is equipped with state of the Art the show will finally go on again As Greensburg theater reopens a dam Wagner is bring movies Back to Greensburg with the grand opening of Twilight theatre on a pril 24 26 in Greensburg. Greensburg its not often a City chef ventures to Small town Kansas population 600, with plans to open an upscale restaurant. Yet on this Early March after noon former Kansas City and Hutchinson chef Tod Barlow watches As a Crew installs a giant Concrete bar in a Corner lot build ing in downtown Greensburg. He has big dreams in this Rural county seat town. Its Comfort food with an upscale twist Barlow said. My Little motto is we will offer big City food with Small town Comfort. In Early May he says his new restaurant featuring farm to table style cuisine will open a place he thinks will become a destination in Small town posh dining. The red tractor will serve food made primarily from locally grown ingredients. Ism a big far mall Guy he said. Sure critically acclaimed restaurants and creative chefs Are often found in Large cities like los Angeles and new York. However away from the Bright lights of metro America Many Small towns Are becoming culinary destinations. Barlow is banking that could be the Case in Kiowa county. Good food he says Isnit always just found in big cities where theater and cultural activities Are always buzzing. Moreover his farm to table concept he said is perfect for a town that after an ef5 Tornado destroyed much of Greensburg in May 2007, has rebuilt largely with a Green concept. We wanted to do farm to table and we wanted to look at putting restaurateur Aims for farm to table Fine dining Tod Barlow is posed in his new restaurant r de tractor on Friday in Greensburg. The restaurant will serve Comfort food with ingredients from local farms. Cuisine supreme in s did e Greensburg native returns to fulfil a pizza need a4 e to see More pictures go to Hutchie. Is Puy photos b y f r a aces do Emilio associated press Vatican City in an easter peace wish Pope Francis on sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran As an Opportunity to make the world safer while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya Yemen Syria Iraq Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Cautious Hope ran through Francis Urbiet Orbi easter message a kind of papal commentary on the state of the worlds affairs which he delivered from the Central Balcony of St. Peters Square. He had just celebrated mass in rain whipped St. Peters Square for tens of thousands of people who huddled under umbrellas or braved the downpour in thin plastic rain slickers. Easter Day is so Beautiful and so ugly because of the rain Francis said after mass about christianity yes most important feast Day. He expressed thanks for the Flowers which bedecked the Square and which were donated by the Netherlands but the Bright hues of the azaleas and other blossoms seemed muted by the Gray skies. Francis made his first Public comments about the recent framework for an Accord reached in Lausanne Switzerland and aimed at ensuring Iran does not develop a nuclear weapon. In Hope we entrust to the merciful lord the framework recently agreed to in Lausanne that it May be a definitive step toward a More secure and fraternal world. Decrying the plenitude of weapons in the world in general Francis said and we ask for peace for this world subjected to arms dealers who earn their living with the blood of men and women. He denounced absurd bloodshed and All barbarous acts of violence in Libya convulsed by fighting fuelled Francis Calls for peace in message q q Pope expresses Hope that Iran nuclear agreement May help make world safer. Easter comments see easter / a5 q q Campaign for Twilight was put on hold after disastrous Tornado. See dining / a3 see theater / a8

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