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  • Local |Government & Politics | February 18, 2015

    Board members at odds about agenda policy

    The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board meeting turned into a policy dispute after two hours of smooth discussion on Tuesday afternoon. Board chair Robert Boyd accused board member Wynn Butler of breaking Kansas statute 19-4430 when Butler sent an email concerning the law board’

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 18, 2015

    Wamego commission denies citizens’ building code petition

    An issue between the Wamego City Commission and property owners will appear on a ballot question nearly a year after the point of contention was created. Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday not to accept a petition that proposed eliminating the requirement of a contractor’s license

  • Local |Education | February 18, 2015

    Committee hears proposed athletic, activity cuts

    A USD 383 budget committee discussed the future of officials, games, coaches, field trips, choreographers while considering recommendations to trim the district’s budget. The USD 383 Budget Advisory Committee discussed potential cuts in the district’s athletic and activity programs at a Tuesday meeting. The advisory

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2015

    MHS girls finish season sweep of Trojans


    Behind another night of stifling defense, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team got the season sweep over Topeka High Tuesday night in a 51-31 win. The victory keeps Manhattan atop both the Centennial League standings as well as the sub-state standings. The Indians won every

  • Area Schools | February 18, 2015

    Page out in Wamego at season’s end

    Wamego girls’ basketball coach Jim Page’s contract will be terminated at the end of this season, according to a report by Topeka’s WIBW. Page was suspended for Tuesday night’s game at Clay Center. On Wednesday morning, USD 320 school board president Richard Weixelman

  • Area Schools | February 18, 2015

    Final play of middle school game goes viral

    A last-second shot that got stuck on the back iron in a Mid-East League boys middle school basketball game has gotten national attention. Video of the play, which occurred Monday night in St. Marys, has been picked up on the websites SBNation and Deadspin, among

  • Area Schools | February 18, 2015

    Rock Creek boys rout Irish

    At Flush, the Mustangs got off to a slow start against Chapman but turned things on in the second quarter, turning a 7-4 deficit into a 32-14 lead by halftime before winning each of the final two quarters in a 59-30 rout Tuesday night. Rock

  • Area Schools | February 18, 2015

    Wamego 63, Clay Center 36

    At Clay Center, the Red Raiders had little trouble taking care of business on the road against the Tigers, taking a 17-point lead to halftime that only grew over the final two quarters. The Red Raiders were led by Dillon Blain’s 30 points, including eight 3

  • Area Schools | February 18, 2015

    Rams net first TVL win this season


    RANDOLPH — The Blue Valley girls’ waited a long time for this victory. The Rams, who hadn’t won a Twin-Valley League game all season, finally ended the streak Tuesday night with a 42-35 win over rival Frankfort. Blue Valley, now 5-13 overall and 1-10 in

  • Area Schools | February 18, 2015

    Chapman 33, Rock Creek 23

    At Flush, Rock Creek managed to blank the Fighting Irish and take a 4-0 lead to the second quarter, but gave the lead back in the second quarter in what was a tight game until the fourth quarter, when Chapman finished the game off strong.

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