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  • Area Schools | June 01, 2014

    Aquinas blanks BV SW for 5A baseball title

    St. Thomas Aquinas claimed the Class 5A state baseball title on Friday with a 6-0 win over Blue Valley Southwest at Tointon Family Stadium. Alex Van Pelt pitched a three-hit complete game in a game that lasted less than 90 minutes. Van Pelt forced the Timberwolves

  • Area Schools | June 01, 2014

    3rd-place 5A baseball: Bishop Carroll 5, Seaman 0

    The No. 2-seed Bishop Carroll Golden Eagles met up with the No. 8-seed Seaman Vikings for a third-place game that was never very close. The Golden Eagles scored three runs in the third inning and two more in the fourth inning, while holding the Vikings

  • Area Schools | June 01, 2014

    Bishop Carroll 11, Maize South 0

    Brittany Finney hit two home runs and Morgan Balderas added another as Bishop Carroll eased to an 11-0 win over Maize South in the Class 5A state championship game on Friday at the Twin Oaks Softball Complex. The Golden Eagles jumped on Maize South from

  • Area Schools | June 01, 2014

    3rd-Place 5A Softball game: Seaman 14, Wichita Kapaun 3

    Topeka Seaman overcame an early deficit to pound Kapaun Mt. Carmel in the third-place game at the tournament. The Crusaders jumped ahead 2-0 after the top of the first, but Seaman had it tied by the bottom of the second with runs in each inning.

  • Books | June 01, 2014

    ‘Book of Forgiving’ challenges common convictions

    Written by South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his Anglican priest daughter Mpho Tutu, this book is a common sense look at the need for forgiveness in relationships and, more importantly, how to achieve it.  Bishop Tutu was for many years one of the

  • Books | June 01, 2014

    Summer reading program will be full of fizz and boom


    We’ll be popping and fizzing at the library this summer with our super science summer reading theme: Fizz, Boom, Read! Mad scientists will be on the loose, and we hope all the kids in town will join us. Today is the first official day

  • Books | June 01, 2014

    ‘Secret Six’ a historian’s delight

    Spies, spies, and more spies in the time of revolution. As in the American Civil War, one’s enemy looked like one’s friend or family member. Most spies did not wear uniforms so each group tread lightly in public. Often it was not clear

  • Books | June 01, 2014

    ‘Runaway’ shows love, courage

    “The Last Runaway” is a story of love and courage. Honor Bright is a young Quaker who moves from England to Faithwell, Ohio, in 1850. She is leaving to escape a bad romance and to accompany her sister, Grace, who is getting married to a Quaker

  • Columns | June 01, 2014

    Putin’s masterstroke is a blow to Obama, U.S.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has done it again. While Vice President Joe Biden was in Ukraine offering Kiev aid and President Barack Obama was being called “Mr. Passive” by a Washington Post writer, Putin pulled off what is arguably the biggest gas deal in history.&

  • Court Calendar | May 31, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, June 2, 2014 DIV III – No Appearances 9:00 - 10:30 - KSL 10:30 Cusumano, Joseph Status (14 CR 250 Dom Batt) JJC I 10:30 Kingsley, Bradley PLEA/Status (14 CR 5 Batt LEO x2, Disorderly) JJC I 10:30 Kuchera, Andrew Status (14 TR 689 DUI [3rd]) JWG I 10:30 Macias, Aubrey Status (14 CR 243 Battery x2) BCF I 10:30 Meredith,

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