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  • Area Schools | January 09, 2013

    Centralia 40, Valley Heights 39

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights couldn’t hold on to a slim lead in the fourth quarter on Tuesday, losing to Centralia 40-39. The Mustangs (6-2) led 14-13 after the first quarter and pushed that lead to 20-18 through two quarters. Centralia stayed in the

  • Area Schools | January 09, 2013

    Frankfort 52, Clifton-Clyde 32

    At Clifton-Clyde, Alex Surdez scored 16 points as Frankfort beat Clifton-Clyde 53-32 on the road. Clifton-Clyde actually led 13-8 after the first quarter, but couldn’t keep pace with the Wildcats after that. Frankfort (4-4) led 27-19 at the break, and outscored Clifton-Clyde 16-4 in the

  • Area Schools | January 09, 2013

    St. Marys 56, Riley County 52

    At St. Marys, the Riley County boys lost their fourth-straight Mid-East League game on Tuesday, falling to St. Marys 56-52. The Falcons fell to 2-6 on the season with the loss.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 08, 2013

    Man arrested on domestic charges

    Riley County officers arrested a Junction City man Monday on several domestic charges, including battery, after he reportedly made contact with his estranged girlfriend despite a restraining order. James Gayle, 19, was arrested Monday evening for domestic battery, criminal restraint, criminal threat, aggravated intimidation, violation of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 08, 2013

    More details released on shooting

    Riley County officials released the victim’s name from Sunday’s non-fatal shooting and have indicated that the shooting reportedly took place during an aggravated robbery. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Cody Turnbough, 19, of Ogden, was shot Sunday evening at approximately 8:20 p.m. in a residence

  • Editorials | January 08, 2013

    Avoiding legislative ‘dysfunction’

    Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle and House Speaker Ray Merrick, seasoned and well respected conservative legislators, are determined to avoid what they see as the “dysfunction” of the past two years, according to the Associated Press. That shouldn’t be difficult. That “dysfunction”  involved

  • Letters | January 08, 2013

    Next time it snows, don’t just admire it; get out in it

    To the Editor: For the past couple of days, I have been cross-country skiing on our pasture road. The snow has been perfect — light, fluffy and not deep.

  • Letters | January 08, 2013

    To everyone who put money in the bucket, thanks

    To the Editor: I was privileged and blessed to be able to ring the bell for the Salvation Army on Dec. 22 at HyVee. My schedule was to ring the bell from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Arriving early, I began ringing the bell about 9:30 a.

  • Letters | January 08, 2013

    RCPD’s vigilance is much appreciated

    To the Editor: I want to publicly send my thanks to the Riley County Police Department. We recently had some thugs break into and steal several thousand dollars of inventory from Grand Slam Sports, which is very close to my business.

  • Manhattan High School | January 08, 2013

    Indians looking to reload

    With last year’s senior-laden team gone, both the boys’ and girls’ bowling teams at Manhattan High are looking to reload for this year. They’re not completely starting over, with three returning varsity bowlers on the girls’ side and two for the boys’. Still,


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