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  • Arts, Leisure | February 02, 2014

    K-State Theatre, Open Mic, Harry Potter and more

    TODAY Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room. Family Valentine’s Workshop, 1:30 p.

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 02, 2014

    Has time come for regionalism?

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    JUNCTION CITY — There was an air of celebration at the C. L. Hoover Opera House Friday morning. Voting members of the Flint Hills Regional Council, along with assorted leaders from counties across this swath of Kansas, well-wishers, guests and even a lady from a local

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 02, 2014

    KSU show knocks out audience once again

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    Patti O’Dour stood in her leotard on the McCain Auditorium stage Saturday night, warming up the crowd at Kansas State’s 10th showcase for drag queens. Her hair stood so tall, it garnered a reference to “Whoville,” the town created by Dr. Seuss. Books

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 02, 2014

    Fire destroys Ogden home

    A fire destroyed an Ogden mobile home early Saturday morning. At around 1:46 a.m. Saturday, the Riley County Fire District was called for a structure fire at 509 S Park St. in Ogden. When the first truck arrived, the mobile home in Lot #1 was a blaze.

  • Arts, Leisure | February 02, 2014

    K-State Country Swing and Two-Step Club thrills at Student Union

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    They’re college-aged swing dancers, but they might as well be acrobats. The K-State Country Swing and Two-Step Club had its first meeting of the semester in the student union on Tuesday, and passersby could have mistaken many of them for professional dancers. In a

  • Arts, Leisure | February 02, 2014

    Be the MVP of your Super Bowl bash

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    Omaha! For many across the nation — like yours truly — it’s Christmas Part 2, or, otherwise known as Super Bowl Sunday. After 17 weeks and three rounds of playoffs, the dust has settled, and only two teams — Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos and Richard Sherman’s Seattle

  • Columns | February 02, 2014

    Poor will get little tax relief

    Overlooked because of the attention to declining Kansas tax revenues is the elimination of Kansas tax refunds that have traditionally been available to low-income families. There are surprises in store for many Kansans who apply for tax relief this year. Since 1978, Kansas has had a

  • Area Schools | February 02, 2014

    Seufert leads Wamego past Sabetha, 54-39

    WAMEGO — The Wamego girls’ basketball team faced a difficult proposition against Sabetha in its 54-39 victory - one it might face again as the season continues through February and into March. Lanie Page faced foul trouble and was forced to the bench, while her sister,

  • Area Schools | February 02, 2014

    Sabetha upends Wamego boys, 67-52

    WAMEGO — Facing undefeated and Class 3A No. 3 Sabetha at home, the Wamego boys’ basketball team knew it was going to have its hands full Friday. Facing a 13-point halftime deficit, the Red Raiders were able to claw their way back into the game in the

  • Off The Beat | February 02, 2014

    The perils of escape

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    I’ve tried to escape to Kansas several times in the past eight years. Let me start by saying I left the state in 2005 as an unwilling 14-year-old and came back last July. I spent the last eight years in Nebraska, where I went to


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