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  1. Inmate who died in Pottawatomie County jail identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Capital-Journal

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office identified an inmate who died after being found unresponsive in his cell as Andrew J. Brown, 25, of Wamego. Sheriff Greg Riat said foul play isn't suspected.

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  2. Putback gives Tigers 52-51 win over PanthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Blade-Empire

    ... give Clay Center a 52-51 lead on Concordia. Tristen Leiszler, who made two free throws in the final seconds to beat Wamego in a similar situation on Friday night, pushed the ball up floor, drove the lane, and went the floor attempting to put up a ...

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  3. Panthers crush Tigers 73-41 in regular season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Blade-Empire

    ... our kids the last two games, to play with a lot of confidence. Defensively, we weren't where we needed to be against Wamego, but we shot the ball well. That is one thing we know we are going to have to do, hit some outside shots," Concordia coach ...

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  4. Common Core repeal bill fosters testimony crossfireRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Association, said in opposition to the legislation. "I'd question its constitutionality." Rep. Ron Highland, a Wamego Republican and chairman of the education committee, said proponents of the bill argued publicly they sought to roll back the ...

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  5. Kansas House panel considers blocking Common Core standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... He contended that concerns about implementation could be handled in other ways than repeal. Rep. Ron Highland, R-Wamego, chair of the House Education Committee, said he had no plans to pass the bill out of committee this week. He said each side ...

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  6. Recreation CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Capital-Journal

    ... reservations for the indoor baseball/softball facility. Call 887-9904 or 887-6700 or go to www.bigspringssports.com . Wamego Basketball Association Tournament ( www.wamegowba.com ), Feb. 28-March 1, girls and boys, grades 3-8, $140, three game ...

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  7. Panthers slip past Red Raiders, 54-52Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Blade-Empire

    Tristen Leiszler knocked down two free throws with 1.9 seconds on the clock to give the Concordia Panthers a 54-52 North Central Kansas League win over Wamego Friday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. Leiszler's heroics were set up when Wamego's Caitlyn Claussen missed two free throws with eight seconds on the clock.

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  8. Northeast Kansas happeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Capital-Journal

    ... a musical comedy, will be staged Sunday, Feb. 22, through Sunday, March 8, at the Columbian Theatre, 521 Lincoln in Wamego. Show times: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $20 for adults; $15 for children. Tickets and information: (785) ...

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  9. Emergency board meeting leads to termination of Wamego's Jim Page, who will finish season as coachRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Capital-Journal

    With his daughters Kaylee, left, and Lanie Page starring, Wamego coach Jim Page led the Red Raiders to the 2013 4A Division I state title and then to a runner-up finish at last year's state tournament. Wamego is 88-25 in Page's five years and had a 34-game North Central Kansas League winning streak end this season.

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  10. Page out as Wamego Girls Coach after seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Wamego High Schools Girl's Basketball coach Jim Page will be relieved of his duties at the end of the 2014-2015 season. Board President Richard Weixelman said: "While the USD 320 Board of Education supports the suspension given by the administration, in the best interest of the basketball program, Mr. Page will be allowed to coach through the current basketball season".

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  11. Wamego terminates contract of girls' basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Capital-Journal

    Two years after guiding the Wamego girls to the Class 4A Division I state basketball championship, Jim Page will have his contract terminated at the end of the 2014-15 season. The decision was announced after an emergency USD 320 Board of Education meeting was held Wednesday morning.

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  12. Wamego coach to be terminatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    After an emergency Board of Education meeting early Wednesday morning for USD 320 Wamego, a decision was made to end the coaching contract of Wamego High School Girls Basketball Coach Jim Page. However, Page will be allowed to coach through the current basketball season according to a statement received by USD 320 Superintendent Denise O'Dea.

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  13. Suspension of Topeka birthing center leaves 100 pregnant women with few alternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Capital-Journal

    ... . As of Friday morning, it had 486 supporters from cities throughout the state, including Delia, Wamego and Carbondale. Compton, the expectant mother from Eskridge, spent all day Thursday trying, unsuccessfully, to find another natural birthing ... 1 comment

  14. Commission Discusses Listening Tour SuccessRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... the chamber of commerce's that were coming from around the state. We kind of expected Manhattan, Junction City and Wamego, but we had Lawrence, Salina, Wichita and Topeka", said Butler. As far as the impression the Pentagon representatives got, ...

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  15. Freedom's Frontier: Heritage area borne from struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Capital-Journal

    This 1983 illustration by artist Hugh Brown depicts a dragoon escorting a wagon train across the prairie. The wagon ruts that remain today at such sites as Mount Mitchell near Wamego are a testament to the state's history and how its stories are imbedded in the landscape.

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  16. Maintenance and Teacher Addition on USD 320 AgendaRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Wamego's USD 320 will be moving forward with a performance bond for maintenance projects. At Monday's meeting, Navitas engineer, Ryan Terry went over project pro forma cash flow statements for two different configurations showing the breakout of financing and saving options.

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  17. 30-year-old man dies while repairing water main in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Capital-Journal

    The Riley County Police Department said in a news release that William Albert Wiske of Wamego was repairing a water main Friday evening when the trench gave way. The Manhattan Mercury reports that Wiske was buried up to his waist in dirt and mud when emergency crews arrived.

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  18. Topeka firms honored for advertising workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Federal, Topeka, two; Gizmo Pictures, Topeka, two; Motovike Films, Topeka, two; WIBW Radio, Topeka, two; Imagemakers, Wamego, two; Bradbury Branding & Design, Topeka, one; Sprout Communications, Topeka, one; and JNT Company, Manhattan, one. The AAFT ...

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  19. Riley County PD: Trench collapse victim IDed Saturday as Wamego manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The Capital-Journal

    steve.fry@cjonline.com A 30-year-old Wamego man was killed Friday night when the trench he was working in collapsed in southwest Manhattan, city officials said Saturday. The victim was identified as William Albert Wiske, according to a statement ...

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  20. RCPD: Man Killed In Manhattan Trench CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    The incident happened around 6:45 pm Friday near the intersection of Scenic Drive and Fossil Ridge Drive in Manhattan. RCPD says 30-year-old William Wiske of Wamego was working to repair a water main when a trench collapsed around him.

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