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  • Area Schools | December 06, 2013

    Hays 79, Riley County 37

    At Hays, Riley County opened with a tough task at the Hays City Shootout, falling in the first round, 79-37. With the loss, the Falcons went into the consolation side of the bracket and played DeSoto today.

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 06, 2013

    Kansas State course will focus on the history of food

    Food has a history, and we have a history with food. A new Kansas State University class sheds light on where our nation’s food comes from, our own individual food heritage and why we choose to eat what we eat. History of Food in

  • Editorials | December 06, 2013

    Mandela led ‘irreversible’ march

    We won’t try to match the rhetoric of some of the world’s leaders reflecting on the life of Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95. Instead, we’ll marvel at the man and at his long struggle against apartheid, the official and brutal

  • Area Schools | December 06, 2013

    Riley County 54, Hays 27

    At Hays, Madison and Makayla Vargo combined for 26 points as Riley County won its opening game of the Hays City Shootout 54-27 over host-team Hays. The Falcons jumped on the Indians early, leading 16-2 after the first quarter. By halftime, Riley County pushed its lead

  • Area Schools | December 06, 2013

    Washington County 62, Blue Valley-Randolph 31

    At Randolph, Washington County proved to be too much for Blue Valley on Thursday, as the Rams got smacked, 62-31. Washington County eased to a 20-5 lead after the first quarter, and led 28-11 at halftime.

  • Columns | December 06, 2013

    Diplomacy has had its chances

    All my life I have heard “Give diplomacy a chance.” I am 68 years old and a Vietnam veteran. Let’s list all these times, if I can remember them all, when we heard “Give diplomacy a chance.” I am sure I’ll miss some. 1. North

  • Men's Basketball | December 05, 2013

    K-State beats Ole Miss, 61-58

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team overcame poor shooting performances all around on Thursday to beat Ole Miss 61-58 at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats (5-3) made just 55 percent of their free throws and shot 36 percent from the field. Thomas Gipson led the way with 15

  • Local |Business | December 05, 2013

    Board dumps virtual provider

    The USD 383 school board decided Wednesday to end the district’s contract with its virtual school provider. The board voted unanimously to stop using K12 Inc. for iQ Academy Kansas – the district’s online education program for students in grades 7 through 12 – when the contract expires

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 05, 2013

    Fort Riley leaders bring back bugle

    FORT RILEY — An old tradition is being revived at this famous post. The fort’s commanders are re-emphasizing the sound and meaning of bugle-call reveille and retreat with new practices that began Monday. The daily routines will affect both soldiers and civilians at the beginning

  • Local | December 05, 2013

    Cookie tradition continues at St. Thomas More event

    Get your cookies here! St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 2900 Kimball Ave., will hold its annual Cookie Carousel Saturday morning in the church parish center from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Like previous years, the Cookie Carousel will feature more than 1,000 pounds of cookies of more than 100 varieties.

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