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  • Area Schools | March 10, 2013

    Wamego thumps Fort Scott in Class 4A semifinal


    ALINA — Wamego’s Lakyn Rowden has a knack for finding open shots. Whether it’s spotting up for a 3-pointer or setting up just outside the paint for an easy jumper, the senior has been one of the Red Raiders’ more reliable contributors this year.

  • Books | March 10, 2013

    Much can be learned about people’s health from focusing on the health of animals


    For most of us, a trip to the veterinarian’s office and a doctor’s appointment are regarded as two unrelated experiences, just as we assume our health has no relation to the animals we visit at Sunset Zoo. “Zoobiquity” however, challenges the notion of

  • Books | March 10, 2013

    Is marriage about true love, money or both?

    Caroline Maxwell is a young American heiress in the 1890s who “needs” a husband. Her parents, especially her mother, are setting up social events to introduce Caroline to suitable men. Caroline enjoys a life of luxury, living in a home with 60 rooms and many servants

  • Books | March 10, 2013

    Sometimes the how is more interesting than the what


    Living in the information age has made most of us want to know more. “An Uncommon History of Common Things” by Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson is packed with tons of little known facts concerning all areas of life. With the World Wide Web, we

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 10, 2013

    Vehicle thefts in Pottawatomie County

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three vehicle thefts and stolen vehicle parts from the southwest portion of Pottawatomie County near Highway 24.  They are asking anyone with information on any of the crimes to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office at (785)&

  • Books | March 10, 2013

    The Book of Revelations, still controversial hundreds of years later


    In the past 100-years achievements in science dwarf the entirety of accumulated knowledge during the previous thousands of years of human existence.  Relativity, quantum mechanics, galaxies, nuclear energy and subatomic particles are but a few of the discoveries that have transformed our understanding of

  • Books | March 10, 2013

    Cheyenne history is told in a new way in ‘Northern Cheyenne Exodus’

    Kansans will find “The Northern Cheyenne Exodus In History and Memory” an outstanding book and an excellent account of one of the most significant events in the state’s history. It documents the flight of a group of Northern Cheyenne led by Dull Knife and

  • Local | March 10, 2013

    Officials say check smoke detectors

    Manhattan Fire Department officials released a statement Friday telling citizens to check their smoke detectors when they change their clocks Sunday. Officials said that the Manhattan Fire Department recommends that residents change their smoke detector batteries this weekend and test the detector to make sure

  • Off The Beat | March 10, 2013

    Love can just find me


    Love is a strange emotion. What’s even more strange is that I’m writing about love now; Valentine’s Day was almost a month ago. But I think love falls under the umbrella of Murphy’s Law: If it’s going to happen, it

  • March 10, 2013

    Great attractions are close to Big 12 basketball tourney

    Crown center.phatch

    The Wildcats will be playing in the Big 12 men’s basketball tournament Wednesday through Saturday at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. There are 7,952 square miles in the Kansas City metropolitan area, full of historic sites, beautiful surroundings and interesting people. But right now,

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