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  • Obituaries | January 20, 2014

    MERLYN RIDDER

    Merlyn John Ridder, 89, of rural Westmoreland, died Saturday at his home near Flush. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 3, 1924, in Topeka. He was the son of August and Mary Straub Ridder. He attended grade school in Paxico and graduated

  • Columns | January 20, 2014

    An evening conversation: lest we forget

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    Matthew is 16 and lives in Overland Park. He is the son of my partner Melissa and – even accounting for some bias – I’ve got to say he’s a very bright kid. This past weekend, history buff Matthew was genuinely distressed by things he was

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 20, 2014

    K-State receives patent

    Kansas State University was recently granted a U.S. patent for a material that helps convert straw and other grasses into a cleaner substance for alternative energy and fuel. The patent, “Char Supported Catalysts for Syngas Cleanup and Condition,” was issued to the Kansas State

  • Obituaries | January 20, 2014

    PATRICIA LARSEN

    Patricia Larsen, 85, died Friday at Golden Living Nursing Center of Spring Hill, under the care of AsceraCare Hospice. She was born April 20, 1928, in Paxico. She was daughter of O.W. and Bertha Brock Schwalm. Pat worked as a bank teller at the Mission State Bank

  • Area Schools | January 20, 2014

    Frankfort teams open TVL tourney with losses

    In Washington, After taking an 11-point halftime lead in the opening round of the Twin Valley League boys’ tournament on Saturday, No. 4-seeded Baileyville B&B and No. 13-seeded Frankfort both slowed down the scoring in the second half, with just 19 combined points the

  • Area Schools | January 20, 2014

    Centralia 51, BV-Randolph 33

    After a quick start by Blue Valley that brought a 12-6 lead after the first quarter, No. 3-seeded Centralia quickly established itself in the second quarter, outscoring the Rams 17-4 to take a 23-16 lead to halftime. The Panthers cruised to victory in the second

  • Men's Basketball | January 20, 2014

    Offense improving as Thomas learns ropes

    Jevon Thomas wants to score, but Kansas State coach Bruce Weber was just as happy with what he saw out of his freshman point guard on Saturday. (Kansas State freshman point guard Jevon Thomas defends West Virginia’s Juwan Staten on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum).

  • Football | January 19, 2014

    4-star DT picks K-State over Huskers

    Kansas State’s 2014 football recruiting class got 315 pounds heavier on Sunday after picking up a big-time commitment from Dodge City Community College four-star defensive tackle Terrell Clinkscales. Ranked 15th nationally among junior college prospects, Clinkscales switched his commitment from former Big 12 rival Nebraska this weekend,

  • Court Calendar | January 19, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, January 20, 2014 OFFICE CLOSED – MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:00   Max, Brandie   BENCH TRIAL (13 CR 520 Checks)  BRW   II 9:00   Valdez-Pacheco, Marcos   BENCH TRIAL (13 TR 2607 DUI [2nd], No Valid Dl, Speeding 89/75)  JWG   II 9:00 – BCF 9:00   Ader, Adam   Status (13

  • Local | January 19, 2014

    Local kids take trip down yellow brick road

    Oz-3.phatch

    Some local children experienced their first doses of acting at the Manhattan Arts Center this week. About 60 children acted in a production of “The Wizard of Oz” on Saturday after a week of play practice. The musical production was put on by the Missoula Children’


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