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  • Area Schools | December 06, 2013

    Riley County 54, Hays 27

    At Hays, Madison and Makayla Vargo combined for 26 points as Riley County won its opening game of the Hays City Shootout 54-27 over host-team Hays. The Falcons jumped on the Indians early, leading 16-2 after the first quarter. By halftime, Riley County pushed its lead

  • Area Schools | December 06, 2013

    Washington County 62, Blue Valley-Randolph 31

    At Randolph, Washington County proved to be too much for Blue Valley on Thursday, as the Rams got smacked, 62-31. Washington County eased to a 20-5 lead after the first quarter, and led 28-11 at halftime.

  • Columns | December 06, 2013

    Diplomacy has had its chances

    All my life I have heard “Give diplomacy a chance.” I am 68 years old and a Vietnam veteran. Let’s list all these times, if I can remember them all, when we heard “Give diplomacy a chance.” I am sure I’ll miss some. 1. North

  • Men's Basketball | December 05, 2013

    K-State beats Ole Miss, 61-58

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team overcame poor shooting performances all around on Thursday to beat Ole Miss 61-58 at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats (5-3) made just 55 percent of their free throws and shot 36 percent from the field. Thomas Gipson led the way with 15

  • Local |Business | December 05, 2013

    Board dumps virtual provider

    The USD 383 school board decided Wednesday to end the district’s contract with its virtual school provider. The board voted unanimously to stop using K12 Inc. for iQ Academy Kansas – the district’s online education program for students in grades 7 through 12 – when the contract expires

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 05, 2013

    Fort Riley leaders bring back bugle

    FORT RILEY — An old tradition is being revived at this famous post. The fort’s commanders are re-emphasizing the sound and meaning of bugle-call reveille and retreat with new practices that began Monday. The daily routines will affect both soldiers and civilians at the beginning

  • Local | December 05, 2013

    Cookie tradition continues at St. Thomas More event

    Get your cookies here! St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 2900 Kimball Ave., will hold its annual Cookie Carousel Saturday morning in the church parish center from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Like previous years, the Cookie Carousel will feature more than 1,000 pounds of cookies of more than 100 varieties.

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | December 05, 2013

    County property values under review

    The Riley County appraiser’s office is finishing its final review for 2014 property values. County appraiser Greg McHenry said the office should be deciding on values next week. “We’re at the point now where we’re going to be choosing actual values,” McHenry said.

  • Movies | December 05, 2013

    It’s not a bad month on the ‘New to Video’ shelves

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    Just in time for gift-giving, the Hollywood studios are going to release a generous dollop of recent movies on DVD. There will be Family movies—”Despicable Me 2” and “The Smurfs 2”—for example. And there will be at least one new comic-book super-hero movie—”The Wolverine”—

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 05, 2013

    Police check on men missing since 1981

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    Riley County police are investigating the disappearance of two men who went missing in 1981 and asking citizens for any tips or information they might have. The investigation is part of a routine check on the case and is not the result of new information, said


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