• Pawnee announces emergency services director

    Pawnee Mental Health Services selected Dr. Jeremy Boyle as the new program director for emergency services. Dr. Boyle will join Pawnee’s Management Team of Program Directors, who are responsible for administrative and clinical program services across all ten counties .

  • Family raises beef all the way to restaurant tables

    It’s time to name the Grand Champion at the American Royal. And here it is! But this isn’t the grand champion steer, it is the grand champion steak. The American Royal has wisely started to honor a top .

  • Proper landscape attracts desired wildlife Greggeyestone1

    It is hard to attract only desirable wildlife when these animals need the same habitat as less desirable wildlife. Habitats consist of food, water, shelter and space. These four requirements can be designed into your landscape to help attract the .

  • Greek stubbornness threatens European unity

    Austerity is difficult to implement — anywhere.  In effect, it involves reducing government services. It can take many forms, such as cutting government-supported employment, educational and medical services and other activities. The focus here will be not on the economic .

  • WAYNE BENNETT

    Wayne Marcelus Bennett, 75, of Wamego, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 14, 1940, in rural Blaine, the son of Maurice and Rosella Lauer Bennett. Wayne married Betty Lou Pageler on Jan. 20, 1962, in Wamego.  .

  • End racial disparity in pot arrests

    In 2013 the American Civil Liberties Union published a 185-page research report providing credible evidence that racial bias is responsible for unequal black/white arrest rates for marijuana possession throughout the country. The report, “The War on Marijuana in Black and .

  • Skilled volunteers can help fill void caused by IRS cuts

    To the Editor: This letter is in response to your Jan. 28 editorial concerning the severe IRS budget cutbacks that have led to reduced and inadequate assistance to taxpayers. This year, not only will most taxpayers not be able to get .

  • Rams edge Frankfort

    At Frankfort, Blue Valley used a third quarter run and held on in the fourth to edge Frankfort, 59-56 on Friday. Trailing 34-24 at halftime, the Rams outscored Frankfort 22-8 in the third quarter to take a 46-42 lead. Callie .

  • Valley Heights 53, Troy 39

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights used a big second quarter to top Troy, 53-39, on Friday. The Mustangs played to an 8-8 tie after one quarter, but outscored Troy 22-13 in the second period to set the tone for the .

  • Osage City 53, Wamego 33

    At Osage City, Tessa Seeberger scored 20 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Red Raiders. Playing another game without leading scorer Lanie Page, the Red Raiders got a big night out of Seeberger, but couldn’t overcome an early .

  • Frankfort 54, BV-Randolph 29

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats used a steady offensive pace to rout Blue Valley at home on Friday, 54-29. Frankfort opened the game to an 8-2 lead after the first quarter, and widened the margin to 20-9 by halftime. The Wildcats .

  • Troy 58, Valley Heights 50

    At Blue Rapids, Troy got just enough scoring out of it’s top player on Friday to earn a win at Valley Heights. Nathan Gaarder scored 20 points for Troy, helping them edge the Mustangs by eight points. Elijah Smith led .





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