Tonganoxie highlights the importance of doing economic development the right way

By Newton Now Editorial Board We’ve been watching a story develop out of Tonganoxie, Kan., as the town divides over a nearby $320 million chicken facility proposed by Tyson Meats. The facility promises 1,600 jobs to the area and eventual tax revenue. That plant includes a hatchery and a feed mill. Local farmers will be contracted to raise birds, and the plant will be able


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