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  • December 19, 2013

    We must do something to protect our children

    To the Editor: I think Einstein was credited with saying “doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results is the definition of insanity.”  As a country we are insane with respect to the safety of our schoolchildren.  How many shootings

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Riley County sweeps Clay Center

    At Riley, the Falcons earned their second win of the season with a fourth-quarter rally against Clay Center after trailing most of the game. Clay Center took a five-point lead into the second quarter and the two teams each scored a combined 12 points in the

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Wamego 72, Chapman 40

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders jumped all over Chapman in the first quarter, taking a 29-8 lead and leading by 33 heading into the fourth quarter. Eli Miller scored 19 points to lead all scorers, while Jordan Ayres finished with 10, with John Ten Eyck and Kyler Alderson

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Hanover 38, Blue Valley-Randolph 34

    HANOVER 38, BV-RANDOLPH 34 At Hanover, the Rams put together a solid effort against Hanover, trailing by four after the first quarter but outscoring the Wildcats 13-4 in the second quarter to take a 22-17 lead into the break. Hanover cut Blue Valley’s lead to two

  • 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


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