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  • July 20, 2014

    MHSl senior wins $1,000 KAC Senior Scholarship

    Dennis Peterson, Riley County noxious weed director, selected Emma Glessner to receive the 2014 Kansas Association of Counties Senior Scholarship. Dennis made the presentation after being selected the Kansas County Official of the Year at the 2013 KAC Conference last October. Randall Allen, KAC Executive Director presented

  • Local |Education | July 20, 2014

    Upper Iowa University announces grads

    Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa announced that several area students graduated in May. Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 6,200 students. Area students are Melissa Hoskins of Ogden, cum laude, Bachelor of Science in

  • Local |Education | July 20, 2014

    Local woman earns medical degree

    Krista DeWitt, D.O., was one of 235 medical students who received the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in May. She was also one of 21 graduates who earned a concurrent master of business administration in health care leadership

  • Local |Education | July 20, 2014

    Woman awarded study abroad scholarship

    Amanda Josephine Braun of Manhattan, was awarded a $1,000 study abroad grant the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest collegiate honor society for all-academic disciplines. Braun is one of 50 students nationwide to receive the award. Currently a junior majoring in secondary education

  • Gardening | July 20, 2014

    Riley County 4-H members aim to grow biggest beet


    With the Riley County Fair just around the corner, here’s some information on this year’s gardening- related activities and how you can have the best chance at receiving a purple ribbon. In this year’s biggest vegetable contest, 4-H members will be competing

  • Books | July 20, 2014

    ‘Ain’t It Time’ provides window into the Rolling Stones

    They’re survivors, I suppose. I’m referring to the Rolling Stones and the 50 years they have successfully managed to remain in the music industry, making numerous singles and millions of albums, always craving a live audience as the band tempts fans to shell out

  • Books | July 20, 2014

    Everything the outdoor adventurer needs this summer

    Danielle Schapaugh

    “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” -John Muir If you’ve ever visited one of the 401 locations in the national park system,

  • Editorials | July 20, 2014

    Republican divide grows wider

    We’re not sure how former U.S. Rep. Jan Meyers, a Republican who also was a Kansas state senator from the Kansas City area, was included in a list of current and former Republican officials who are supporting Lawrence Democrat Paul Davis’ bid to

  • Letters | July 20, 2014

    Pack Wells Arena with pink during Friday night’s rodeo

    To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s eighth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, July 25, in CiCo Park. This special night of the three-day Kaw Valley PRCA Rodeo honors people who have faced breast and other

  • Letters | July 20, 2014

    Concealed carry, open carry rules are hard to get straight

    To the Editor: I am afraid I am a bit confused by the new concealed and open carry rules. As I understand it, if I have a concealed carry license, I can carry in places where I cannot open-carry if I don’t have the

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