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  • Obituaries | May 25, 2014


    Harold Gene Etienne, 77, a lifetime resident of Wamego, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Harold was born Aug. 13, 1936, in St. George, the son of Howard L. and Mabele L. (Cox) Etienne. He attended St. George schools

  • Manhattan High School | May 25, 2014

    Indians take 9th at state swim meet

    After a strong finish to the regular season by winning the Centennial League meet last weekend, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving kept things going over the weekend at the Class 6A state swim meet. The Indians took ninth in the team standings, up

  • Manhattan High School | May 25, 2014

    Manhattan boys win at regional track

    If Friday’s performance at Lawrence Free State’s Class 6A track and field regional was any indication, the Manhattan High track and field teams should be in for a good couple of days in Wichita next weekend at the state track meet. Altogether, Manhattan

  • Area Schools | May 25, 2014

    Rock Creek qualifies six for state track

    The Rock Creek track teams competed at the Class 3A regional in Sabetha on Friday, with the boys taking fifth and the girls finishing in sixth. The Mustangs also picked up six state qualifiers in 10 total events. Leading the qualifiers is senior Ryan Schneider, who

  • Gardening | May 25, 2014

    Wildflowers abound at Konza

    As wildflowers bloom on the prairie each spring, the tallgrass prairies of the Kansas Flint Hills region become home to hundreds of native flowers. From 6 to 9 p.m. on June 1, the Konza Prairie Biological Station will offer guided tours along the Butterfly Hill Trail at

  • Area Schools | May 25, 2014

    Wamego qualifies for seven events

    The Wamego track team competed at the Class 4A regional on Friday in Abilene, with the girls’ team taking sixth and the boys finishing ninth. Allison Seufert led girls’ qualifiers after finishing first in the 800 meter. Seufert joined Brooke Ward, Riley Wilson and Tessa Seeberger

  • Gardening | May 25, 2014

    Weather allowing peonies to bloom on time


    One benefit of the weather this spring is that the peonies will be in bloom by Memorial Day. Peonies typically bloom in May and June in Kansas. Like many perennials, there are ones that bloom early, mid-season and late. Planting a mixture of these helps

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2014

    Rock Creek baseball headed to state

    The Rock Creek baseball team beat Rossville 4-2 on Wednesday to advance to the Class 3A state tournament in Topeka, played this week at Washburn’s Falley Field. Rock Creek got ahead 4-0 in the sixth inning and Rossville wasn’t able to muster up

  • Court Calendar | May 24, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, May 26, 2014 OFFICE CLOSED – MEMORIAL DAY Tuesday, May 27, 2014 9:00 – KSL 9:00 Combs, Michael Sanctions Hrg (11 CR 891 Sexual Exploitation of Child) BCF III 9:00 Cuchy, Channa RE-SENTENCING – Ct. 2 (13 TR 2324 DUI [1st], [TOC]) JWG III 9:00 Decann, Nicholas Status (14 CR 164 Poss MJ, DUI [1st]) KSL III 9:00 Fleury, Kenneth Status (14 Cr 37 Battery)

  • Arts, Leisure | May 24, 2014

    Memorial Day, Nothing Fest, summer reading


    WEDNESDAY Trivia Smack Down, 8 p.m. Auntie Mae’s.     THURSDAY   The Historic Columbian Theatre present “Singing in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m. through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Also June 6-8, June 11 and June 13-15. Directed by Widge Yager. Tickets: $20 adults, $15 children and

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