• A bad idea is buried

    Where such ideas come from is anyone’s guess, but at least one cockamamie education proposal that surfaced in the Kansas Legislature all but died Thursday in the House Education Committee. At issue was a bill that would prohibit anyone .

  • Valley Heights girls into sub-state finals

    The Valley Heights girls used a strong second quarter to build a sizeable lead against Doniphan West in its 54-29 win in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. I sub-state semifinal at Frankfort. In a battle between Mustangs, Valley Heights outscored its .

  • Does Spirit of 1787 exist today?

    The Constitution is remarkably resilient. Changed an average of once a decade, the two-century old document has adapted to the times. Or has it? Compromises on the slave trade pushed an inevitable conflict back until civil war was necessary. Millions .

  • Author, artist to speak on landscape architecture

    The landscape architecture and regional & community planning department at Kansas State University will host the 2015 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture’s international conference March 24-27 at the university. Two portions of the annual conference, which has the theme .

  • K-State professor featured on classical music album

    Bryan Pinkall, an award-winning assistant professor of music in the College of Arts & Sciences at Kansas State University, is following up on his success as artistic director of the Emmy-winning production of the 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony by performing on .

  • Silver Lake 56, Riley Co. 47

    At Rossville, Riley County took a five-point lead to halftime against top-seeded Silver Lake, but couldn’t sustain it through the third quarter in an eventual season-ending loss in the Class 3A sub-state semifinals. The Falcons were outscored 24-8 in .

  • Nutritionist shares tips for buying healthful, inexpensive foods

    A new shopping trend for saving money on your groceries could be costing your health, says a Kansas State University nutritionist. “One of the trends we have seen a lot of recently are more dollar stores or general stores, particularly .

  • Advocates to march for homeless students

    The USD 383 Families In Transition Closet will move from Lee Elementary to the College Avenue United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Volunteers will carry many of the items to the new location as a way to raise awareness .

  • Rock Creek 52, Clay Center 31

    At Chapman, Rock Creek overcame a sluggish start to win handily against Clay Center in Thursday’s Class 4A-Div. II sub-state semifinal matchup. The Mustangs trailed 14-10 after one quarter and went to halftime tied at 19-19 before flipping the .

  • Abilene 68, Wamego 47

    At Topeka, the Red Raiders hung tough with Abilene for two quarters, going to halftime trailing 23-18, but couldn’t keep it close in the final two quarters of a season-ending Class 4A-Div. I sub-state loss at Hayden. The Red .


    Julia Jane Madorin, 83, formerly of Wamego, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Tennessee. She was born Dec. 9, 1931, in Fostoria, the daughter of Emile Michael and Frances Josephine Walters Wege. She married Charles R. “Bob” Madorin on Dec. 9, 1951, in Topeka. He died Dec. 20, 1998. .

  • Iwundu, Cats head to Texas

    Putting it simply, Wesley Iwundu called it the biggest play he’s ever made. With the Wildcats trailing Iowa State in the regular season home finale on Saturday, Iwundu tipped an inbound pass from the Cyclones and took off for .


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