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Lifestyle

  • Gardening | July 20, 2014

    Riley County 4-H members aim to grow biggest beet

    Greggeyestone1

    With the Riley County Fair just around the corner, here’s some information on this year’s gardening- related activities and how you can have the best chance at receiving a purple ribbon. In this year’s biggest vegetable contest, 4-H members will be competing

  • Books | July 20, 2014

    ‘Ain’t It Time’ provides window into the Rolling Stones

    They’re survivors, I suppose. I’m referring to the Rolling Stones and the 50 years they have successfully managed to remain in the music industry, making numerous singles and millions of albums, always craving a live audience as the band tempts fans to shell out

  • Books | July 20, 2014

    Everything the outdoor adventurer needs this summer

    Danielle Schapaugh

    “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” -John Muir If you’ve ever visited one of the 401 locations in the national park system,

  • Editorials | July 20, 2014

    Republican divide grows wider

    We’re not sure how former U.S. Rep. Jan Meyers, a Republican who also was a Kansas state senator from the Kansas City area, was included in a list of current and former Republican officials who are supporting Lawrence Democrat Paul Davis’ bid to

  • Letters | July 20, 2014

    Pack Wells Arena with pink during Friday night’s rodeo

    To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s eighth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, July 25, in CiCo Park. This special night of the three-day Kaw Valley PRCA Rodeo honors people who have faced breast and other

  • Letters | July 20, 2014

    Concealed carry, open carry rules are hard to get straight

    To the Editor: I am afraid I am a bit confused by the new concealed and open carry rules. As I understand it, if I have a concealed carry license, I can carry in places where I cannot open-carry if I don’t have the

  • Letters | July 20, 2014

    It’s time government paid for my fun and my vitamins

    To the Editor: “I play; you pay.”  Now I understand the women’s lib mindset promoted by Mr. O. “I enjoy the pleasure; you foot the bill. I have the right to responsibility-free, consequence-free sex.” In this age of mandated provision of birth control

  • July 20, 2014

    Kansas native finds two loves in Nashville: music, her husband

    Jill Martin seems to have been born with a love for music. At the age of two, she was walking around singing songs in her rural Kansas home. That love of music would lead to a music career in Nashville, and ultimately to another love

  • Local |Education |Business | July 20, 2014

    Masonic Foundation gives scholarships to 24 KSU students

    The Kansas Masonic Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm for the Grand Lodge of Kansas and Kansas Masons, announced the recipients of 140 scholarships to students of 36 institutions of higher learning across Kansas. The awards total nearly $200,000. The scholarships, which range from $500 to $5,000, are awarded to graduating

  • Columns | July 20, 2014

    Old horrors uncovered in Ireland

    Some people argue that we should let the horrible things that have happened in the past remain there and move on.  There is considerable logic in that position. However, I believe we should learn from the past to the degree possible. That’s especially


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