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  • Local |Business | June 09, 2013

    Waters True Value donates to Red Cross

    Waters True Value has donated $4,000 to the Oklahoma City Red Cross. The effort to contribute to the disaster relief efforts came after an Enhanced Fugita Scale 5, the largest on the scale, tornado left a 17-mile path of destruction and damaged 4,000 homes and businesses in the

  • Local |Business | June 09, 2013

    Pawnee adds 2 certified instructors

    Pawnee Mental Health Services announces the certification of Shelli Schottler, LMSW and Brett Bruning, MFT as certified Mental Health First Aid instructors. They attended a 40 hour training which qualified them to teach the 12-hour course that helps the public identify, understand and respond to signs

  • Local |Business | June 09, 2013

    Briggs supports local nonprofit

    Briggs Auto donated $500 to The I.C.A.R.E. Center Organization for the Meet, Greet, & Serve Innovative Intergenerational Program” in Manhattan. The donation will be used for intergenerational activities with the USD 383 school district and senior care facilities in Manhattan. The mission of

  • Columns | June 09, 2013

    Two-year drought ends with lots of rain


    Last night’s winds from the passing storms with some imagination could be likened to combined sighs of relief from most all of us who live in the land of extremes, or Kansas. The feeling of relief is that which signals the end of the

  • June 09, 2013

    Meatloaf debate turns into festival for Paxico

    “My meatloaf is better than your meatloaf.” “No, my meatloaf is better than your meatloaf.” This type of culinary debate creates lots of discussion. In this case, it led to the creation of a remarkable community festival. Get your fork, it’s today’s Kansas

  • Local | June 07, 2013

    Fish washing ashore at Milford


    It’s been a bad few weeks — or maybe years for fish — both here and in other parts of the country. Carp and other species of fish have been reported to be washing up on the shores of Milford Lake this week for reasons that

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 07, 2013

    Big Red One to mark 96th birthday with Victory Week

    The Big Red One will celebrate its 96th birthday next week with a 13,000-person run and other special events. The annual Victory Week activities honoring the Army’s oldest unit, the 1st Infantry Division, begins with a 4-mile run at 6:30 a.m. Monday at Fort

  • I Wonder | June 07, 2013

    What is this company that sponsors soccer teams?


    Q. My three grandchildren are all playing soccer this year. I noticed that all of the micro-soccer teams have been sponsored this year by an organization called Cool Care Club. What is this? What’s its connection to soccer and to our community?

  • Columns | June 07, 2013

    Al Qaida’s rhetoric predictably strident

    Al Qaida has cranked up its PR machine again in an effort to win friends and influence people to harm the United States. Its latest iteration comes from an individual named Qassim ar-Reimy in the form of a rant that makes for a short but

  • Local |Traffic | June 07, 2013

    Motorcyclist injured in accident

    A motorcyclist suffered minor injuries Thursday after his motorcycle hit a deer near Riley. Officer Matthew Droge said Wilfred Maldonado, 57, Manhattan, had been driving his Harley Davidson in the 15000 block of Madison Road a little before 10 p.m. Thursday, when the deer appeared in the

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