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  • Columns | February 02, 2014

    Poor will get little tax relief

    Overlooked because of the attention to declining Kansas tax revenues is the elimination of Kansas tax refunds that have traditionally been available to low-income families. There are surprises in store for many Kansans who apply for tax relief this year. Since 1978, Kansas has had a

  • Area Schools | February 02, 2014

    Seufert leads Wamego past Sabetha, 54-39

    WAMEGO — The Wamego girls’ basketball team faced a difficult proposition against Sabetha in its 54-39 victory - one it might face again as the season continues through February and into March. Lanie Page faced foul trouble and was forced to the bench, while her sister,

  • Area Schools | February 02, 2014

    Sabetha upends Wamego boys, 67-52

    WAMEGO — Facing undefeated and Class 3A No. 3 Sabetha at home, the Wamego boys’ basketball team knew it was going to have its hands full Friday. Facing a 13-point halftime deficit, the Red Raiders were able to claw their way back into the game in the

  • Off The Beat | February 02, 2014

    The perils of escape

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    I’ve tried to escape to Kansas several times in the past eight years. Let me start by saying I left the state in 2005 as an unwilling 14-year-old and came back last July. I spent the last eight years in Nebraska, where I went to

  • Area Schools | February 02, 2014

    Riley County girls rout Wabaunsee, 50-31

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    RILEY — With a winter storm brewing outside, Riley County senior Madison Vargo kept things hot indoors as her 24 points led the No. 2 (3A) Falcons to a decisive 50-31 victory over Wabaunsee to stay atop the Mid-East League standings. “It feels really good,” said Vargo, who

  • General Activities | February 02, 2014

    30 cowboys participate in K-State’s Bull Bash

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    The top 10 advanced to Saturday night’s late final at Weber Arena. But the tone was set during Friday night’s first-round action of the K-State Invitational Bull Bash with six riders posting scores. In all, 30 cowboys rode both Friday and Saturday nights trying to

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 02, 2014

    Area students make KSU fall dean’s list

    More than 3,500 Kansas State students received academic honors for the fall 2013 semester. These students earned a grade point average of 3.75 or above on at least 12 credit hours. Area students honored include: ALMA   Melissa Ebert, Glenn Hafenstine, Abby Heigert, Schyler Rohleder, Ashley Stuewe, Bethanie Tharman &

  • Local |Education | February 02, 2014

    First year students honored at Washburn

    Tina Wise, undeclared, of Manhattan, and Rachel Darey, accounting, and Madison Wiegers, biology, both of Wamego, will be among those honored as First Year Experience (FYE) Scholars at Washburn University. For the first time, Washburn students who have completed their initial semester of college with

  • Local |Education | February 02, 2014

    State salutes Wilson Elementary

    Woodrow Wilson Elementary was recently recognized as part of the seventh annual Governor’s Achievement Awards, which goes to top performing K-12 schools in the state. Forty-two elementary schools, 10 middle/junior high schools and 18 high schools received honors. Each school must have been among the

  • Local |Education | February 02, 2014

    Roosevelt Elementary spelling bee results

    Brett Seaton, a sixth grader, won Theodore Roosevelt’s annual spelling bee Jan. 24. Brett will compete in the Riley County Spelling Bee on Feb. 8. The bee started with 32 contestants. The first runner-up was Daniel Harkin, a fifth grader.


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