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  • Local |Government, Politics | February 20, 2014

    Huelskamp sees the problems but stays upbeat

    WAMEGO — Rep. Tim Huelskamp worked hard to paint himself as a relentless optimist during a town hall meeting Wednesday – and then listed a nearly endless set of reasons why he shouldn’t be. The event at the Wamego Public Library, attended by a couple dozen

  • Local |Education | February 20, 2014

    Virtual school proposal unveiled

    USD 383 officials unveiled their plan for a proposed virtual school Wednesday during the district’s Board of Education meeting. Under this plan, USD 383 would run its own online education program, Manhattan Virtual Program (MVP), starting next school year for grades 7-12 for students statewide. That

  • Editorials | February 20, 2014

    ‘We can’t say we didn’t now’

    The United Nations’ report on human rights violations in North Korea is not pleasant reading. In fact, it’s horrible. But people the world over — and particularly the leaders of the world’s countries — should read it anyway. And then, somehow, act on it. The

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 20, 2014

    County opposes mortgage measure

    Despite the Kansas Association of Counties offering alternatives to the bill, Riley County continues to oppose Senate Bill 298, which would eliminate Kansas’ mortgage registration fee. The KAC’s suggestions include exempting agricultural mortgages from the fee and privatizing the mortgage process, removing county government’s

  • Arts, Leisure | February 20, 2014

    Former Ragweed singer to appear at Wareham

    Cody canada.phatch

    Cody Canada couldn’t help but be a musician. Born in Texas and raised in Oklahoma, Canada’s parents divorced when he was 13, giving him plenty of emotion to write and sing about. It was 1989, the Seattle music scene of Pearl Jam and grunge rock —

  • Letters | February 20, 2014

    States must limit powers of federal government

    To the Editor: The federal government is out of control and out of touch with the citizenry. As the state legis-lators at the recent Mt. Vernon Assembly realized, Washington’s abuse of power — instigated by both Republicans and Demo-crats — must come to an end before

  • February 20, 2014

    K-State saddles up for rodeo

    Plan.your.week1

    The 58th annual K-State Rodeo runs Friday through Sunday at Weber Arena on the K-State campus. “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” night starts Friday at 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s events begin at 1 p.m. Children 12 and under get free admission — with the donation of two

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | February 20, 2014

    Police respond to 15 weather-related accidents

    The Riley County Police Department responded to 15 vehicle accidents Thursday morning as weather conditions made for slippery roads. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said only two of the 15 accidents resulted in medical transport for non-life threatening injuries. Droge said the accidents occurred all over

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 20, 2014

    Trial set in rice seed theft case

    A jury trial has been set for two scientists from China accused of taking rice seed samples from a Junction City research facility and passing them to a delegation visiting from China. The trial is set for 9 a.m. Sept. 14, 2015, and is expected to take 30

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 20, 2014

    Police respond to 15 weather-related accidents

    The Riley County Police Department responded to 15 vehicle accidents Thursday morning as weather conditions made for slippery roads. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said only two of the 15 accidents resulted in medical transport for non-life threatening injuries. Droge said the accidents occurred all over


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