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Dr. Corbin Witt visiting after the Board of Education meeting Tuesday.

School Funding Remains a Concern for Geary USD 475 Superintendent

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The state of Kansas did increase funding for K-12 education in April, pleasing a state Supreme Court ruling stating that …Read More


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Geary Community Hospital to Recognize Employees for Years of Service

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Geary Community Hospital will recognize and honor 42 employees next Tuesday during their 15th annual Employee Recognition Banquet at the Geary …Read More


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Opening Date Set for New Theatre

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B & B Gem Theatre officials are planning to open their facility in Junction City the first week of November. …Read More


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Three hospitalized after van rolls avoiding combine

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SMITH CENTER- Three people were injured in an accident just after 4 p.m. on Thursday in Smith County. The Kansas …Read More


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Fort Riley to Host Annual Ghost Tours

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FORT RILEY, Kan. – The Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley will conduct their annual Ghost Tours event from 4 …Read More


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The Ribbon Has Been Cut on the New Fort Riley Middle School

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It took one year, ten months, one day and $39 million to go from ground breaking, to cutting the ribbon …Read More


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School bus driver cited, no longer driving bus after accident

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SOLOMON, Kan — A school bus driver involved in an accident in Ottawa County is no longer driving for Solomon …Read More


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Riley County Delegation Traveled to AUSA

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A delegation from Riley County including Mayor Butler, Commissioner Jankovich, Riley County Commissioner Boyd and members of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce …Read More


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Geary County Sheriff’s Department Reports Monday – Wednesday

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From the Geary County Sheriff’s Department reports this week: –Deputies worked a non-injury accident Monday evening involving Laurie A. Burnette …Read More


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Military Retiree Appreciation Day — Friday

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The Military Retiree Appreciation Day at Fort Riley on Friday will give retirees an opportunity to obtain four inoculations, including …Read More


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Friday Night High School Football Schedule

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The Friday night high school football schedule finds: –Junction City hosting Wichita East –Manhattan hosting Lawrence Free State –Hayden at …Read More


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Royals Even World Series

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs …Read More


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Kansas State Men’s Basketball Expected to Benefit from Added Depth

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The Kansas State Men’s basketball program has added depth this year, particularly at the post position. Kansas State added two …Read More


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Offensive Changes are in Store for the Kansas State Women’s Basketball Team

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Last year the Kansas State Women’s basketball team was known for shooting from beyond the arc, this year they will …Read More


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Phony World Series Tickets, Merchandise Seized

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Federal agents have seized phony World Series tickets worth tens of thousands of dollars, along …Read More


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New Video Board in Bramlage Coliseum

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K-State basketball media day activities were held Wednesday. This is the new video board in the Coliseum.


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Mueller Named Lott Trophy Quarterfinalist

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Kansas State senior defensive end Ryan Mueller has been named a quarterfinalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, the Pacific Club …Read More


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Oct. 21 Letter from Athletics Director John Currie

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Let’s start today’s update by congratulating Coach Snyder and our football team on a big win at Oklahoma last Saturday! …Read More


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Snyder on College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

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IRVING, Texas (AP) – Kansas State coach Bill Snyder is among the 81 coaches and players up for election to …Read More


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Giants Win Game One of the World Series

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Madison Bumganer took a two-hit shutout into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence hit a two-run …Read More


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Religion keeps Kansas runner from competing for state

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HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — One of the top high school cross country runners in Class 3A in Kansas won’t be …Read More


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Kansas county finds cemetery vases too late

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Reno County Sheriff’s Office was too late when it found more than 25 vases that …Read More


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Kansas man guilty of using girlfriend as police shield

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Hutchinson man is guilty of kidnapping after using his girlfriend as a shield to escape …Read More


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Public defender named to central Kansas judgeship

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SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed a veteran public defender in Salina to fill a soon-to-be vacant …Read More


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Judge seals affidavits in KU rape allegations

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Douglas County judge says probable cause affidavits in the alleged rapes of two women last …Read More


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Swap Shop – October 24, 2014

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Selling – New Yoder model smoker tailgate grill (mounts to trailer hitch on vehicle) $600, 341-0289 Selling – Dual recliner …Read More


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Dole wrapping up statewide homecoming tour

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MOUND CITY, Kan. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole returns to Kansas next week for the 10th and final …Read More


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Sentencing delayed again in Kansas barroom slaying

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Sentencing for a 30-year-old Kansas man convicted of killing a patron at a Topeka bar in …Read More


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Brownback unveils Urban Opportunity Zone plan

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback has unveiled a new program intended to bring new economic development to …Read More


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Kansas Supreme Court to hear cases in Kansas City

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is traveling to Kansas City, Kansas, next week for a special …Read More


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Infant seat recall to fix sticky buckles

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DETROIT (AP) — Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch. …Read More


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Quivera: Whooping cranes are on the move in Kansas

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Whooping cranes have begun leaving their breeding grounds to migrate south from Canada and will soon be passing through Kansas …Read More


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Three found guilty of bringing meth from L.A. to Kansas

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United States Attorney TOPEKA, KAN. – Three defendants were convicted on drug charges Thursday during a federal jury trial in …Read More


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Groups agree overuse of antipsychotic drugs an issue in Kansas nursing homes

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By Dave Ranney KHI News Service TOPEKA — Usually, the Kansas Health Care Association and Kansas Advocates for Better Care …Read More


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Obama offers federal help to NY with Ebola case

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JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it …Read More


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Kansas teen hospitalized after crash during chase

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BELLE PLAINE – A Kansas teenager was injured in an accident during a pursuit by law enforcement just before 6 …Read More


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