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  • Area Schools | February 26, 2014

    Valley Heights 64, BV-Randolph 34

    At Randolph, Valley Heights dominated Blue Valley from the opening tip, taking a 46-10 lead to halftime before calling off the dogs in the second half in a makeup game. Valley Heights was led by Brandi Roepke’s 27 points. Sidney Blackburn had 20 points. Blue Valley

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2014

    Rock Creek 78, Centralia 58

    At Centralia, the Mustangs led by four at halftime against Centralia in a makeup contest, but pulled away in the second half behind a monster night from Ryan Schneider, who had 31 points, including six 3’s, with Nate Berard adding 15 points, Carson Becker scoring 14 and Jared

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2014

    Valley Heights 59, BV-Randolph 54

    At Randolph, Valley Heights got a tough game on the road from Blue Valley, taking a seven-point lead to halftime but only leading by three heading into the fourth quarter as the Rams kept it close all night. Gage Woodyard scored a game-high 21 points for

  • Editorials | February 26, 2014

    Fingerprinting proposals have merit

    Veteran Kansas teachers shouldn’t get overly righteous at the notion of having to get fingerprinted. Rather, they ought to recognize it as a way to help the state ensure the safety of schoolchildren in this state. A couple of proposals exist that would require

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | February 26, 2014

    Governor honors Wilson school

    Spt 9597.phatch

    While waiting on Gov. Sam Brownback to arrive Tuesday afternoon, the Woodrow Wilson Elementary students served as the warm-up act for the ceremony in their honor. They sang the school song and told jokes (Q: “What do you call a sleeping bull?” A: “A bulldozer”).

  • Manhattan High School | February 26, 2014

    MHS bowling gears up for regionals

    In its final tuneup before regionals on Friday in Topeka, the Manhattan High bowling teams competed Tuesday at Junction City in a four-team event. The boys’ team finished in second place while the girls finished in third place. “This was the last regular-season tournament before

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | February 26, 2014

    City ponders even split on joint fund with university

    City commissioner Wynn Butler suggested Tuesday that the commission look into a 50-50 split of the city-university fund. He said the concept would involve the city and Kansas State University each getting half the fund and determining what to do with the money on their

  • Columns | February 26, 2014

    An evening conversation: Harold and Del

    Ned seaton

    Harold Ramis created the vocabulary that guys my age use to connect with each other. Believe it or not, that vocabulary has a Manhattan connection – and it’s not just that my buddies and I watched his movies so often that we can recite them

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 26, 2014

    Four arrested in JC drug bust

    JUNCTION CITY — Four people were arrested on drug charges following the seizure of methamphetamine, marijuana and hand guns, among other illegal items. The Junction City-Geary County Drug Operations Group, along with police officers executed a search warrant on Tuesday at 124 S. Adams St. in Junction

  • Columns | February 26, 2014

    Clowns at play in the Capitol

    The recent wire service story took on an ominous tone: the United States is facing a clown shortage. “What’s happening is attrition,” said the head of the Clowns of America Interna-tional. “The older clowns are passing away.” This is no laughing matter.  Where

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