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  • Area Schools | December 07, 2014

    Wamego 54, Rock Creek 17

    At Flush, the Red Raiders started their season strong with a rivalry win over Rock Creek, taking control early and leading 34-10 at the end of the third quarter. The game ended with a running clock. Individual scoring was not available.

  • Area Schools | December 07, 2014

    Rock Creek 55, Wamego 52

    At Flush, Rock Creek came out on the winning end of a back-and-forth game against its Pottawatomie County rival, despite struggling to put the game away from the free-throw line in the final minute. Wamego led 52-51 on a Dillon Blain layup but Rock Creek

  • Area Schools | December 07, 2014

    Riley County 69, BV-Randolph 52

    At Randolph, Riley County jumped out to a 23-point halftime lead and never looked back against Blue Valley in the two teams’ season opener. Alex Sager led the Falcons with 12 points, while Brice Brummett, Nick Serrano and Zach Richard each had 10. The Rams were led

  • Area Schools | December 07, 2014

    Centralia 46, Valley Heights. 45, OT

    At Centralia, Valley Heights dropped its season opener in overtime to the Panthers, giving up a big second-half lead in the process. The Mustangs led 31-22 at halftime, but scored just 13 points combined in the second half to allow Centralia to force overtime. The Panthers

  • Gardening | December 07, 2014

    Cold tolerance of plants


    When it is cold outside, I have to put on extra layers of clothing or go inside to stay warm. Plants don’t have this option and must move water in and out of their cells to survive. A well hydrated plant is important for

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 07, 2014

    Program helps students become state-approved mediators

    As part of a new conflict resolution program, Kansas State University students are becoming eligible for state approval as mediators and are helping families and Kansas communities. The College of Human Ecology’s School of Family Studies and Human Services has started offering opportunities to

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 07, 2014

    Cancer prevalent in pets but treatable, says veterinarian

    About 50 percent of dogs and 33 percent of cats 10 years and older will develop cancer. A Kansas State University veterinarian says depending upon the type of cancer, it may be very treatable. Mary Lynn Higginbotham, assistant professor of oncology in the university’s College of Veterinary

  • Obituaries | December 07, 2014


    Edward Lee Miller, 86, Wamego, died Wed., Dec. 3, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home.  Eddie was born March 24, 1928, the son of Charles and Alice Tucker Miller. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Eddie was an auto mechanic most of his adult

  • Obituaries | December 07, 2014


    Marvin Eugene Oppenlander, 79, of Wamego, passed away Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice of Manhattan. His family provided some of the following information. Marvin was born Jan. 18, 1935, in Manhattan, the son of Harry E. and Gladys L. Mann Oppenlander. He attended schools in St.

  • Arts & Leisure | December 07, 2014

    Renowned cellist gives McCain audience a beautiful evening


    Emerging from a wing of McCain Auditorium’s stage this past Wednesday evening, renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma was greeted with sustained applause by a near sellout crowd. He came alone, cello in hand, proceeded to center stage where sat a conspicuously solitary chair, flashed his

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