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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 05, 2014

    Driver arressted in fatal crash

    A Leonardville man involved in the October accident that killed a Blue Valley High senior was arrested Friday for involuntary manslaughter. Garrett Smith Olson, 20, was arrested by the Riley County Police Department for involuntary manslaughter and failure to stop at an injury accident. Olson was

  • Food & Drink | January 05, 2014

    Engineer follows his tastebuds to restaurant business

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    Dave Bollman has always enjoyed cooking and looked at it as no more than a hobby for much of his life. Recently, his hobby became a little more serious. Then again, when Bollman bought restaurant-grade cooking equipment for his home kitchen a few years ago,

  • Men's Basketball | January 05, 2014

    Cats upset Cowboys again, 74-71

    Once again, the Kansas State men’s basketball team was challenged with a situation that could have made it crumble. And again, the Wildcat prevailed. (Kansas State freshman Marcus Foster shoots over Oklahoma State’s Brian Williams on Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum. Foster finished

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | January 05, 2014

    Kinder: Young Cats throw wrench into Big 12 race

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    The two-horse race we thought would be the Big 12 this season might have just added a third entry to the field. It’s early still, but Kansas State did its part Saturday to shake things up by edging sixth-ranked Oklahoma State and defending Big 12 Player

  • Women's Basketball | January 05, 2014

    Romero still adjusting to life in Kansas

    Leti Romero makes it look so easy. That, however, couldn’t be further from the truth for the talented Kansas State freshman playing more than 4,500 miles from home. (Kansas State coach Deb Patterson talks to freshman guard Leti Romero during a game this season at

  • Area Schools | January 05, 2014

    Frankfort splits with Wabaunsee

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats got their first win of the season with a 42-39 win over the Wabaunsee Chargers Friday night, riding a nine-point halftime lead to a victory, despite struggles from the free-throw line. The Wildcats were just 13 of 35 from the line, good for 37

  • Books | January 05, 2014

    Author examines politics of executing women in the U.S.

    At 11:31 a.m. on June 3, 1955, 31-year-old Barbara Elaine Ford Graham died a horrible, lingering, eight minute long death in San Quentin’s gas chamber for a murder she may not have committed. Behind the title, “Proof of Guilt: Barbara Graham and the Politics of Executing

  • Books | January 05, 2014

    Photog helped American Indian culture live on

    Shadow Catcher is the name Edward Curtis, given by the Native Americans whom he photographed.  The title refers to his atypical circadian rhythm when feeling driven. The Apache warrior Geronimo was quoted as saying, “We are vanishing from the earth, yet I cannot think

  • Books | January 05, 2014

    Much anticipated films based on young adult fiction

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    With the popularity of the movie franchises of “Harry Potter” and “Twilight,” there has been a boom in young adult books being turned into movies. Several YA books were released as movies in 2013, with more to come in 2014. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” was one

  • Area Schools | January 05, 2014

    Lanie Page keys Wamego’s 47-18 rout over Mustangs

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    WAMEGO — Paced by junior Lanie Page, the Wamego Red Raiders girls’ basketball team overwhelmed the Rock Creek Mustangs for a 47-18, victory on Friday night. Rock Creek head coach Mike Zabel said Wamego was just “bigger, faster, and stronger.” He added that he would be


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