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  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Wetmore 56, Frankfort 49

    At Wetmore, the Wildcats put together a comeback effort in the third quarter after trailing by 13 at halftime, but Wetmore was able to hold onto its seven-point lead heading into the final period. Lucas Adams scored 17 for Frankfort. The Wildcats host Baileyville B&B

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Riley County. 44, Clay Center 24

    At Riley, the Falcons took a four-point lead after the first quarter before blanking Clay Center in the second quarter to take an 18-6 halftime lead. The Tigers were competitive in the second half, but couldn’t make a dent in the Falcons’ lead. Taylor

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Wamego 62, Chapman 26

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders took a 37-12 lead to halftime and never looked back, defeating Chapman handily while winning all four quarters against the Fighting Irish. Lanie Page led all scorers with 27 points on 13-of-16 shooting, while Kaylee Page added 10 and Maddie Vontz chipped

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 18, 2013

    Seeds can become issue of intellectual property theft

    Seeds aren’t very large, but when they cost millions to produce, stealing them is serious business. Weiqiang Zhang of Manhattan and Wengui Yan of Stuttgart, Ark., were charged last week with conspiracy to steal trade secrets after allegedly providing stolen rice seed samples to

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 18, 2013

    What to do with CVB board?

    “We’ve had one blip with one grant,” said City Commissioner Karen McCulloh. That “blip” to which McCulloh was referring was a $25,000 grant provided to the so-called Fieldhouse Group by the Chamber of Commerce — based on advice from the Convention and Visitors Bureau — and it

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 18, 2013

    New hotel provides lodging option for traveling soldiers

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    Fort Riley now has 100 more beds for its soldiers. The post is home to a new extended stay hotel, geared to serve soldiers and their families as they come through the central Flint Hills.  The Candlewood Suites on post, the first Candlewood Suites on

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Wetmore 47, Frankfurt 32

    At Wetmore, the Wildcats were outscored in every quarter on the road against Wetmore, trailing by six at halftime and nine heading into the fourth quarter. Individual scoring was not available. Frankfort travels to Baileyville B&B on Friday to close out the semester.

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 18, 2013

    New pool rate plan more fluid

    Going for a swim just got cheaper. City commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved pool rate structure changes that will give users more options and cheaper prices. Parks and Recreation director Eddie Eastes said that instead of offering 20-, 40- and 80-punch passes, the city will

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 18, 2013

    Members of KSU community honored for diversity efforts

    Kansas State University and Commerce Bank are recognizing two individuals for their diversity enhancement efforts. LaVerne Bitsie-Baldwin, director of the College of Engineering’s multicultural engineering program, is receiving the Commerce Bank Presidential Faculty and Staff Award for Distinguished Services to Historically Underrepresented Students at

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 18, 2013

    Shooting suspect appears in court

    A status hearing for Jan. 14 was set for a Wamego man charged in connection with the Dec. 10 shooting at Quality Inn and Suites in Manhattan. Dustin Monroe, 33, was charged of three counts of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer, two counts of criminal discharge


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