Sunday, February 14, 2016


  • Area Schools | February 14, 2016


    At Abilene, Wamego was outscored in each of the first three quarters before cutting into Abilene’s lead in the fourth quarter in an 11-point loss Friday night. The Red Raiders trailed by eight points at halftime and faced a 15-point deficit heading into the

  • Area Schools | February 14, 2016


    At Randolph, Doniphan West took an early lead but Blue Valley fought all the way back, coming up just short in the fourth quarter. The Rams trailed by seven after the opening quarter, but had a two-point advantage going into the fourth quarter in the

  • Area Schools | February 14, 2016


    At Hanover, Frankfort played even through the first quarter against Hanover, but trailed by five at halftime and eight points heading into the fourth quarter in a 12-point loss. Kyla Hardwick scored 15 points to lead the Wildcats.

  • Area Schools | February 14, 2016


    At Wetmore, Valley Heights had to overcome an 11-point deficit heading into the second quarter, but outscored Wetmore in each of the final three quarters to pull out the win. Jo Roepke scored 40 points to lead all scorers, with Kayla Smith adding 17.

  • Area Schools | February 14, 2016


    At Alma, Riley County won its sixth straight game, beating Wabaunsee for the second time this season. Game information and individual scoring were not made available.

  • Court Calendar | February 14, 2016

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 9:00 Bence, Chandler SENTENCING (15 CR 606 Criminal Threat) JJC III 9:00 Boyer, Jack Status (15 CR 682 Poss. of MJ) BRW III 9:00 Coombs, David SENTENCING (15 CR 297 Poss. of Meth., Poss. of DP) JWG III 9:00 D’Agostino, Tyler Status (16 CR 57 Misd) BKD III 9:00 Duran, Anntonette SENTENCING (11 CR 678 Burglary, Theft)

  • February 14, 2016

    Recreation supervisor receives state honor

    Chris Nelson, recreation supervisor with Manhattan Parks and Recreation, has been selected by the Kansas Recreation and Parks Association (KRPA) as one of its distinguished professionals. Nelson received his award at the KRPA’s annual conference on Feb. 3. He accomplished the NRPA Certified Park and

  • February 14, 2016

    Meadowlark Hills adds Memory Program

    Meadowlark Hills has expanded Michelle Haub’s role to include Memory Program leader in addition to her current role as the Parkinson’s Program leader. Haub has led the Meadowlark Hills Parkinson’s Program since 2007. In her expanded role, she will work with a team

  • February 14, 2016

    Al Langton Insurance gets agent award

    Al Langton Insurance, Inc., in Manhattan has been named a Farmers Alliance Advantage Agent for 2016. To qualify as an advantage agent, an agency must exhibit “superior professionalism and profitability” over five consecutive years. Advantage agents are recognized by the Farmers Alliance as the “best of

  • February 14, 2016

    Varney promotes CPA to principal

    Julie Spiegel has been promoted to principal at Varney & Associates. A University of Kansas graduate, Spiegel is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 20 years in the accounting and finance industries. She helps lead the firm’s Agriculture Niche team —working primarily with farming,

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