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  • Books | June 01, 2014

    Summer reading program will be full of fizz and boom

    Jennifer.adams.librarian1

    We’ll be popping and fizzing at the library this summer with our super science summer reading theme: Fizz, Boom, Read! Mad scientists will be on the loose, and we hope all the kids in town will join us. Today is the first official day

  • Books | June 01, 2014

    ‘Secret Six’ a historian’s delight

    Spies, spies, and more spies in the time of revolution. As in the American Civil War, one’s enemy looked like one’s friend or family member. Most spies did not wear uniforms so each group tread lightly in public. Often it was not clear

  • Books | June 01, 2014

    ‘Runaway’ shows love, courage

    “The Last Runaway” is a story of love and courage. Honor Bright is a young Quaker who moves from England to Faithwell, Ohio, in 1850. She is leaving to escape a bad romance and to accompany her sister, Grace, who is getting married to a Quaker

  • Columns | June 01, 2014

    Putin’s masterstroke is a blow to Obama, U.S.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has done it again. While Vice President Joe Biden was in Ukraine offering Kiev aid and President Barack Obama was being called “Mr. Passive” by a Washington Post writer, Putin pulled off what is arguably the biggest gas deal in history.&

  • Court Calendar | May 31, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, June 2, 2014 DIV III – No Appearances 9:00 - 10:30 - KSL 10:30 Cusumano, Joseph Status (14 CR 250 Dom Batt) JJC I 10:30 Kingsley, Bradley PLEA/Status (14 CR 5 Batt LEO x2, Disorderly) JJC I 10:30 Kuchera, Andrew Status (14 TR 689 DUI [3rd]) JWG I 10:30 Macias, Aubrey Status (14 CR 243 Battery x2) BCF I 10:30 Meredith,

  • Manhattan High School | May 30, 2014

    MHS baseball takes 3rd at state

    LAWRENCE — The Manhattan High baseball team took third place at the Class 6A baseball tournament at KU’s Hoglund Ballpark with a 3-1 win over Wichita Northwest in the consolation game. Manhattan dropped its semifinal matchup with Maize earlier in the day by the same

  • Manhattan High School | May 30, 2014

    Indians nip Junction City, reach semis

    Rundown-2.phatch

    LAWRENCE — As a starter for his entire career at Manhattan High, it’s not often that Henry de Noble comes into a close ball game in the late innings. But with a 1-0 lead in the top of the sixth and starter Jesse Steinbring laboring

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2014

    Rock Creek into 3A baseball semis

    TOPEKA — The Rock Creek Mustangs kept Lyons/Chase off-balance throughout the game on Thursday afternoon, winning 6-2 during opening-round action of the Class 3A state baseball tournament at Washburn’s Falley Field. The Mustangs (19-4), who padded an early 3-0 cushion with one run in

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2014

    Seaman upsets top-seed Heights

    Topeka Seaman scored two runs in the first inning and then held on the rest of the way to beat top-seeded Wichita Heights 2-1 on Thursday in the first round of the Class 5A state baseball tournament at Tointon Family Stadium. The Vikings stranded 15 Heights

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2014

    Bishop Carroll 8, Andover 0

    Bishop Carroll eased its way to a win over Andover, scoring eight runs in the first five innings on the way to an 8-0 win. The Golden Eagles finished the game with seven hits behind a strong pitching performance from Jordan Miller, who allowed just


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