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  • General Activities | July 26, 2013

    Bulls win the night at Kaw Valley


    It wasn’t his night. Well, actually it wasn’t anybody’s night on the bulls Thursday, as the Kaw Valley Rodeo opened at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. Seven rode and seven were bucked off, giving the clean sweep to stock contractor Dell Hall,

  • General Activities | July 26, 2013

    Legion Zone update

    The American Legion Westmoreland/Rock Creek Post 186 senior team advanced to the AA Zone tournament final today in Ottawa. Rock Creek beat top-seeded Silver Lake and No. 2-seed Wellsville in addition to a victory over Oskaloosa this week. The game starts at 8:15 p.m. in

  • Obituaries | July 26, 2013

    Rev. Wilbur D. Buckley

    Reverend Wilbur D. Buckley, 87, Clay Center, died Thurs., July 25, 2013 at his residence.

  • Women's Basketball | July 26, 2013

    KSU women’s hoops non-conference schedule released

    Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Deb Patterson announced the non-conference schedule for the 2013-14 season this week. The Wildcats’ non-conference slate includes six opponents that reached a postseason tournament during the 2012-13 season. In the 2012-13 season, K-State played the seventh-toughest regular season

  • Track & Field | July 26, 2013

    Nine Wildcats named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

    The 2013 track and field season saw a number of Kansas State Wildcats post impressive performances at championship events and on Wednesday nine of them were recognized for their combined efforts in their sport and in the classroom being named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team. The

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | July 25, 2013

    Proposed school district tax hikes range from 2 mills upward

    USD 383’s property tax levy will increase by at least 2.048 mills, according to budget options reviewed by the school board Wednesday. Budget director Lew Faust presented board members with four options during the meeting, all of which represented an increase from last year’s levy

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 25, 2013

    Riley County budget adjustments looming

    The Riley County Commission may have to amend budgets for the capital improvement, road and bridge and building funds. Johnette Shepek, the county’s budget and finance officer, presented the June budgets for CIP, road and bridge, economic development and building fund budgets. The CIP

  • Arts, Leisure | July 25, 2013

    A parade, a carnival, and plenty of other stuff


    This weekend, head to CiCo Park for the annual Riley County Fair. Kicking off the festivities is the annual fair parade tonight at 6 p.m. Due to construction downtown, the parade will be in Aggieville. Peruse the 4-H and open exhibits and livestock shows, as

  • Local | July 25, 2013

    4-Hers win awards at 2013 Riley County Fair

    Here are winners announced Thursday at the Riley County Fair. Dog Division Agility: Champion, Payton Baker, Kennel Club; Reserve Champion, Anna Culbertson, College Hill. Rally-O: Champion, Megan Ritter, Randolph Ramblers; Reserve Champion, Michaella Wahl, Leonardville Hustlers. Obedience: Champion, Katherine Culbertson, College Hill; Reserve Champion, Anna

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 25, 2013

    Suspect arrested for burglary

    The Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man July 16 after a school was burglarized and damaged in late June. William Joseph Ledeboer, 21, Maple Hill, was charged with burglary, theft and criminal damage to property. The county’s sheriff Doug Howser said a school employee

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