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  • Editorials | July 26, 2013

    Can’t the 2016 campaign wait?

    You’d think it was too soon to be thinking about the 2016 presidential race. If contemplation of the event this far in advance were to be outlawed, we’d be OK with that. But whether obscene, in poor taste or just premature, the 2016 presidential election

  • Movies | July 26, 2013

    Movie-goers should take a pass on ‘The Conjuring’

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    For those of you who attend movies only to feel the sharp stab of an emotional reaction, let me begin with this warning: the new horror film “The Conjuring” is only scary twice, with both of these instances coming close to half an hour into

  • Columns | July 26, 2013

    Kansas Chamber a political force

    With the 2013 Kansas legislative session history, talk has turned to 2014. Gov. Sam Brownback’s re-election effort will grab most of the headlines, but other important stories will emerge. To understand the 2014 elections, we have to understand the 2012 elections in context. There was an important org-anization

  • General Activities | July 26, 2013

    Bulls win the night at Kaw Valley

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    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


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