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  • Area Schools | October 12, 2014

    Falcons edge St. Marys

    At St. Marys, the Riley County Falcons took a 22-0 lead into halftime, but had to fend off the comeback attempt of a Bears in the second half. The Falcons won 38-30, but St. Marys did enough in the final two quarters to make the

  • Area Schools | October 12, 2014

    Silver Lake whips Rock Creek

    At Silver Lake, the Eagles took a 42-0 lead to halftime in a dominant effort over the Rock Creek Mustangs. Silver Lake went on to complete the shutout in the second half. Rock Creek amassed just 79 yards of offense in the loss, and gave up 445.

  • Area Schools | October 12, 2014

    Pike Valley 40, Frankfort 14

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats came up short against Pike Valley in a district matchup. Jase Suther rushed for 103 yards, while Adam Kenworthy threw a pair of touchdowns to receiver Ryan Kraushaar, who finshed with 55 yards on three catches. Kenworthy also threw four interceptions. Frankfort (2-4)

  • Area Schools | October 12, 2014

    Linn 48, BV-Randolph 0

    At Randolph, Linn shut out the Blue Valley Rams in a dominant effort in a matchup of Twin-Valley League schools. Game information and individual statistics were not available. Blue Valley (0-6) travels to Southern Cloud next week.

  • Books | October 12, 2014

    ‘Close Call’ has grip on tension, plot

    Dame Stella Rimington knows the intelligence business. She joined Britain’s Security Service — MI5 — in 1968 and did a little of everything in the ensuing years. She was involved in counter-espionage, counter-terrorism and counter-subversion before becoming the first woman named MI5’s director general in 1992. Rimington

  • Books | October 12, 2014

    Top Ten teens’ choice books cover magic, love, loss and yes, superheroes

    Keri.mills

    The Teens’ Top Ten is a teens’ choice list sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). Each year, teens nominate their favorite books from the previous year. Nominations are posted in April, and teens ages 12-18 can vote on their favorite titles. The

  • Local |Education |Kansas State University | October 12, 2014

    Beach Museum earns award for youth visual arts program

    Programming offered by the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University to get children involved in the visual arts has received a prestigious honor. The Beach Museum’s Young Curators and Young Artists programs have earned the 2014 Excellence in Programming Award from

  • Obituaries | October 12, 2014

    LINDA PRATT

    Linda K. Pratt, 58, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at her residence after a yearlong battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 14, 1956, in Manhattan, the daughter of Everett A. and Luetta Mae (Zarger) Lake. She was a lifetime

  • Obituaries | October 12, 2014

    JANET S. FIELDS

    Janet S. Fields, 91, of Prairie Village, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Janet was born on Sept. 28, 1923, to Charles F. and Georgia Y. Sloan. Janet is preceded in death by her husband, W. Ray Fields; and sisters, Lida Lippert and Patricia Dick. She is survived by her sons,

  • Obituaries | October 12, 2014

    TERRY SIEBOLD

    Terry Siebold, 69, of Clay Center, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Clay County Medical Center. He was born Sept. 13, 1945, in Clay Center. Terry married Merna Harrison on Feb. 2, 1968. She survives of the home. He worked for Siebold Motors and Hanson Ford. He was a member of the


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