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PRATT – An ongoing legal battle over an underground gas storage field in south-central Kansas has moved into a new phase as state regulators consider whether to allow creation of several deep saltwater injection wells in an effort to halt the migration of stored gas. Nearly 50 people attended a hearing in Pratt this week, hosted by the Kansas DepartPratt 281 County ment of Health 61 and Environ54 Pratt ment on an application by Northern Natural Gas to develKANSAS op the wells, Pratt County which will draw Hutchinson saltwater from Dodge City one geologic zone and pump it into another. The idea, said Mike Cochran, chief of the geology section in the Bureau of Water in KDHE’s Division of Environment, is to create a barrier that will stop the movement of gas and potentially, eventually, push accumulated gas back toward the original storage area.

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House passes measure on jail land for Reno Dao Hong Long accepts his diploma from Trinity Catholic Principal Joe Hammersmith during Saturday morning’s Commencement Ceremony at Trinity Catholic High School. Trinity Catholic had 38 students in its graduating class.

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As Dao Hong Long walked across the stage at Trinity Catholic High School’s commencement exercise Saturday morning, his family in Hanoi, Vietnam, watched the ceremony live via Skype. Long, which is his first name,

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was a foreign exchange student last year at Trinity living with the Duane and Stephanie Banning family. He was able to return for his senior year, living with Mike and Betty Rajewski so he could graduate Saturday. “I called my dad afterwards and said, hey your son is finally a high school graduate,” Long said. “He said congratulations, but he was a little upset because they pronounced my name wrong.”

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David Ramirez accepts his diploma at Nickerson High School’s graduation. A total of 71 seniors graduated Saturday at See GRADS / A4 Nickerson.

The Kansas House on Saturday passed a measure to allow the Kansas Department of Corrections to sell a parcel to Reno County for a future jail. County offiicials had zeroed in on stateowned land south of the Hutchinson Correctional Facility as their preferred site for a jail. County voters INSIDE in April 2013 will be asked to approve fiMore on Legislature, nancing for a jail to A3, A6-7 replace the approximately 40-year-old jail inside the Law Enforcement Center. The Legislature must give Corrections the authority to sell the land, and county of-

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WINDTHORST – There are no stores and only a few homes along the wide Main Street. Windthorst never had much of a business district. The post office closed at the

turn of the 20th century. The old school, which closed as a high school in 1970, burned about a decade ago and the gymnasium – where standout athletes took to the hardwood – was torn down in recent years. Yet, from several miles away, the steeple of a church emerges on the nearly treeless prairie – one

of just a few vestiges of a town centered on the Catholic faith. It hasn’t been a parish church since 1997 – when the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City closed it largely because of a shortage of priests. But folks here don’t want to forget their past, nor do they want to see the nearly 100-year-old church,

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crumble away. “It’s one of a kind,” said retired farmer Bob Hattrup, whose farmstead is not far from the town site. Hattrup talks lovingly about the prairie church – the pillar that has long held the community together – even after the parish closure. “We’ve always been a pretty close-knit communi-

Prairie settlement Known as the area’s historian, Hattrup tells of how his great-grandfather, Frank Klenke, was among the men who first scouted the area in 1877 looking for a place to establish a prairie settlement.

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11 a.m. Potato Bar Season, Walnut Valley Senior Center, 220 Washington, Rush Center.

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1:30 p.m. Reno County Coupon Queens meeting, Hutchinson Public Library, 901 N. Main St., Hutchinson.

erjack in concert, Countryside Baptist Church, 819 W. 30th Ave., Hutchinson.

2 p.m. Eugene Bales, retiring provost and dean, speaks at Bethany College commencement, Bethany College, 335 E. Swensson St., Lindsborg.

Noon to 5 p.m. Visit Exploration Place in Wichita, featuring exhibits and mini golf.

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Noon “Guinness World Record Attempt for the Largest Hula Hoop Workout,” at Hutchinson Magnet School at Allen, 403 W. 10th Ave.

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take a hike at the Dillon Nature Center, featuring a nature display gallery and a wildlife observation deck.

12:30 p.m. Smoky Valley/Lindsborg Community Blood Drive at Trinity United Methodist Church, 224 S. Main St., Lindsborg.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, featuring Dr. Goddard’s lab, a planetarium and an IMAX theater.

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1 to 5 p.m. Take children to the Kansas Kids Museum in the Hutchinson Mall, near the food court.

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr., estranged husband of Mary Richardson Kennedy, hugs children in the family as they look at the casket holding Mary Richardson Kennedy after a service at St. Patrick's Church in Bedford, N.Y., Saturday. Kennedy was found dead of an apparent suicide this week at her home in Bedford.

Blind Chinese activist arrives in US NEW YORK – A blind Chinese legal activist who was suddenly allowed to leave the country arrived in the U.S. on Saturday, ending a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations. Chen Guangcheng had been hurriedly taken from a hospital hours earlier and put on a plane for the United States after Chinese authorities suddenly told him to pack and prepare to leave. He arrived Saturday evening at Newark Liberty International Airport and was whisked to New York City, where he will be staying. Dressed in a white shirt and khaki pants and using crutches, his right leg in a cast, Chen was greeted with cheers when he arrived at the apartment in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village where he will live with his family. The complex houses faculty and graduate students of New York University, where Chen is expected to attend law school.

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CAMP DAVID, Md. – Confronting an economic crisis that threatens them all, President Barack Obama and leaders of other world powers on Saturday declared that their governments must both spark growth and cut the debt that has crippled the European continent and put investors worldwide on edge. “There’s now an emerging consensus that more must be done to promote growth and job creation right now,” Obama proclaimed after hosting unprecedented economic talks at Camp David, his secluded and highly secure mountaintop retreat. Seeking a second term amid hard economic times, Obama hailed a debate heading in the direction he likes, with nations now talking of ways to spark their economies instead of just slashing spending. Yet there were no bold prescriptions at hand. Instead, leaders seemed intent on trying to inspire confidence by agreeing on a broad strategy no matter their differences. With all of them facing their own difficult political realities, they built some sovereign wiggle room into their pledge to take all necessary steps, saying “the right measures are not the same for each of us.” Obama played international host as Europe’s debt crisis threatens to drag down the U.S. recovery and his own political future, underscoring the stakes for him in getting allies abroad to rally around some answers. Much of the new emphasis on government-led growth seemed aimed at German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who came to the summit as the European leader who had demanded austerity as the most important step toward easing the eurozone’s debt crisis. But the election of Socialist Francois Hollande as president of France, and Greek elections that created political chaos in the country were clear rejections of the belt-tightening Merkel represented. Hollande, a new voice at the table in just his first week on the job, offered Obama a reminder of his own re-

Bomb kills 1 student, wounds 7 in Italy ROME – A bomb exploded outside an Italian high school named after the wife of an assassinated antiMafia prosecutor, killing one student and wounding at least seven others, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, and police were trying to determine who had planted the bomb at the Francesca Laura Morvillo Falcone vocational institute. But an anti-Mafia prosecutor said it didn’t appear to be the kind of attack that organized crime has carried out in Italy. The bombing also followed a spate of attacks against Italian officials and buildings by a group of anarchists.

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Charlotte A. Davidson McPHERSON – Charlotte A. Davidson, 76, died May 17, 2012. She was born July 19, 1935, daughter of Roscoe B. “Shorty” and Nettie (Miller) Gunther. She married Doyle E. Davidson June 12, 1955. He survives with daughters, Renee Fehr and Serena Vance; daughter-in-law, Karen Steinmetz; brother, Rex; sisters, Joyce Shull, Betty Shull, Muriel Lawrence, and Alice Smith; and eight grandchildren. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Saturday First Christian Church, McPherson. No visitation. Memorials to First Christian Church or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson.

Lewis Gum JOHNSON – Lewis Gum, 86, died May 18, 2012. He was born Nov. 2, 1925, son of Charles Maxie and Matilda Caroline (Molz) Gum. He married Mary Ellen Wilson Aug. 27, 1948. She survives with sons, Lewis

and Jerry; daughters, Maxine Hines and Carolyn Weskamp and many grandchildren. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fields Memorial Wesleyan Church, Johnson. Visitation 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday with family present 6 to 8 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home, Johnson. Memorials to the church or Memorial Living Center.

Leona Scott ANTHONY – Leona “Gaye” Scott, 79, passed away May 19, 2012. She was born May 25, 1932, daughter of Arthur E. and Neva B. (Wolley) Mortimer. She married Jack Scott Sept. 9, 1951. He preceded her in death along with sister, Juanita. Survivors include: daughter, Lesa Coady; son, Charles Scott; sister, Elgene Green; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spring Grove Cemetery, Anthony. Visitation 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at Prairie Rose Funeral Home, Anthony. Memorials to Heritage Estates Only or the Anthony Volunteer Fire Department.

CORRECTION POLICY The News takes care with its reporting and editing, but sometimes errors occur. Corrections will be published here promptly. If you spot an error, please notify Mary Rintoul, managing editor, at (620) 6945746 or email mrintoul@hutchnews.com.

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World leaders attend the first working session of the G-8 Summit at Camp David, Md. From left are French President Francois Hollande, U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev. sponsibilities to work to expand the economy, “even if he’s in an electoral period and who has a Congress that’s not necessarily easy to deal with.” Coping with shaky oil markets, the leaders set the stage for a united release of world oil reserves to balance any disruption in world markets when tough new sanctions are imposed on Iran’s exports because of its disputed nuclear program. The leaders said they were ready to take “appropriate action” to meet any shortages. The mere preparation to release oil reserves could help calm markets and ensure that oil prices, which have been dropping, don’t climb again and anger consumers as U.S. elections approach. The Group of Eight summit includes leaders of the United States, Japan, Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Canada and Russia. A joint summit statement reflected how urgently the countries must contain a financial crisis that could spread from the eurozone to the United States and infect the rest of the global economy. They declared unanimity in ensuring that Greece, which is crippled in debt and politically gridlocked, remains as part of the 17-member euro currency union. “The leaders here understand the stakes,” Obama said in summing up a

packed, unusually intimate day of world talks. “They know the magnitude of the choices they have to make and the enormous political and economic and social costs if they don’t.” Merkel said growth and deficit-cutting reinforced each other and that everyone

around the table agreed. “That is great progress,” she said. As for promoting growth, she said investments under consideration include research and development, Internet networks and infrastructure. But she said “this doesn’t mean stimulus in the usual sense.”

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Tornadoes, hail cause damage in Harper and Harvey counties BY THE NEWS STAFF

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Kansas state Sens. Jeff Longbine, left, an Emporia Republican, and Pete Brungardt, center, a Salina Republican, confer with Sen. Terrie Huntington, right, a Fairway Republican, during a break in the Senate’s work Saturday at the Statehouse in Topeka. They’re all GOP moderates who’ve been skeptical of proposals for aggressive income tax cuts.

Several tornadoes touched down in Kingman County Saturday evening, according to Fred Simon, emergency management director. The tornadoes dropped down in the county between 5:30 and 7 p.m., knocking down power poles and causing heavy tree damage, he said. There was also hail damage reported. “There are no reports of injuries at this time,” Simon said. “Officers are out doing damage assessments now. Most of the damage was around the highways K-14 and K-42 area near Spivey. In Harper County, emer-

Kansas lawmakers unable Land to find smaller tax cut plan

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TOPEKA – Kansas was headed toward huge income tax cuts after conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and the state Senate’s moderate GOP leaders couldn’t agree Saturday on lesser reductions to head off what some lawmakers feared would be a budget disaster. Brownback and his allies believe that the state’s economy will get a big, jobs-creating boost from legislation already on his desk to cut individual income tax rates for 2013 and eliminate income taxes for 191,000 businesses. But they were willing to consider phasing in the cuts over six years to create what Brownback called “an easier glide path.” Legislative leaders said Saturday morning that the tax debate was over and the most aggressive income tax cuts would stand. Hours later, discussions with Brownback’s office resumed but, then, almost as quickly, they ended without a deal, and the governor left the Statehouse. “We’re not involved in any conversations at this point,” Brownback spokeswoman Sherriene Jones-Sontag said. Lawmakers still had to complete a $14 billion budget for the next fiscal year to end their session, which was in its 98th day Saturday, eight more than scheduled. Legislators expected to leave another big task – redrawing political boundaries to reflect population shifts over the past decade – to a federal court. Jones-Sontag said Brownback will have a ceremony Monday in Wichita to sign the conservative-backed tax cuts on his desk, which would be coupled with a

Kansas Senate President Steve Morris, a Hugoton Republican, answers questions from reporters during a break in the chamber’s work Saturday at the Statehouse in Topeka. Morris and his fellow GOP moderates haven’t agreed with conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback on cutting income taxes. sales tax reduction already planned for next year. The package is expected to provide $231 million in tax relief during the fiscal year that begins July 1, and the annual figure grows to $934 million in six years. The Legislature’s research staff has projected that the cuts will lead to a budget shortfall by July 2014 and that the gap would balloon to nearly $2.5 billion by July 2018 if unchecked. But during a meeting of House Republicans, Brownback called their passage “a phenomenal accomplishment.” “This will be a very aggressive pro-growth package,” he told reporters afterward. “For small business, which is your primary job-creating machine, this will have a very dynamic growth effect,” he said.

The Senate blocked debate Friday on a proposal to phase in the same income tax cuts awaiting Brownback’s signature. The less aggressive plan had emerged, with the governor’s encouragement, from negotiations. Democrats and GOP moderates in the Senate still thought it would cause budget problems, despite projections from the Legislature’s staff forecasting budget surpluses at least through mid2018. Jones-Sontag said Brownback’s office offered a “global” agreement for senators providing additional money for public schools and even resolving redistricting issues – if senators accepted the phased-in tax cuts that they had refused to debate Friday. “Some of our senators tried to negotiate a less dramatic tax cut,” said Senate President Steve Morris, a moderate Hugoton Republican. “Evidently, the governor wasn’t interested.” The next fiscal year’s budget didn’t need much more tightening, because the state expects to have adequate cash reserves to cover the more aggressive tax cuts now on Brownback’s desk. But next year, legislators would be forced to close a budget shortfall, absent the robust growth predicted by supporters of the tax cuts. “The state is going to be facing enormous deficits during the next several years,” House Minority Leader Paul Davis, a Lawrence Democrat, said during a news conference. “Everybody who is interested in the schools and social services and the transportation program and public safety needs to prepare for very significant cuts in the next couple of years.”

ficials hoped the measure would pass during this session. Legislators, moving toward adjournment, were putting in long hours Saturday. As of Saturday night, the Senate had not yet taken action on the on the Reno County jail bill. Reno County would buy the land only if voters approved the April ballot. The state legislation specifies that 80 percent of the land transaction proceeds would help shore up the Kansas Public Employees Retirement Sys- tem, and Corrections could keep the other 20 percent. The language pertaining to Reno County was an

gency crews were out assessing damage a dispatcher reported. While there were no reports of injuries Saturday night, there was a number of power outages reported in the northwest part of the county. The National Weather Service reported 85 mph winds in Attica, and 70 mph winds were clocked in Anthony. In Harvey County, Goessel and Newton reported 70 mph winds. And three miles north east of Hesston, a tree 12 inches in diameter was down. Despite being under a severe thunderstorm watch, Reno County Emergency Management director Bill Guy said there were no re-

add-on to a bill that would grant Corrections the authority to purchase the St. Francis Boys’ Home in Ellsworth.

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Grads ●From Page A1 The innocent blunder heard half a world away, came about because the announcer at graduation didn’t realize in Long’s culture the last name, Dao, comes first. Names were being called out across Reno County on Saturday as students walked across stages graduating not only from Trinity, but Nickerson and Buhler high schools. At Buhler High School 135 seniors graduated in the class of 2012. Class president Emily Thompson gave the welcome while Kirsten Whitaker, offered reflections on the senior year. Both are honor graduates, Kansas Board of Regents State Scholars and members of National Honor Society. The class of 2012 had

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FROM PAGE ONE 14 honor graduates. At Nickerson High School 71, seniors crossed the stage to receive their diplomas. Valedictorians were Kathryn Henke, Amanda Henning and Taylor Nisly. Meanwhile 38 graduates proceeded into the gymnasium at Trinity Catholic High School, followed by faculty, local priests and The Most Rev. Bishop Michael Jackels of the Diocese of Wichita. As the ceremony was about to begin, senior Jason Banning faced a slight delay, but he didn’t lose his cool. He stood at the podium prepared to read the scripture. However, there was no Bible. “This is a first,” said Joe Hammersmith, principal, after a Bible was retrieved from somewhere in the building. At least the crowd in the gymnasium waited in air conditioned comfort, he added. Jackels told the students

while it was their day, it wouldn’t have been made possible without the help of family who carried out the commitment at their baptism to help form them as followers of Jesus. At Trinity they were taught to know God. “The greater the knowledge the greater the chance of love,” Jackels said. A Catholic school education is a lesson in hope, he said, adding that no one can make someone love God, but through education it’s hoped the graduates would. Now as they headed into the world as “future leaders, voters, butchers, bakers and candlestick makers,” Jackels said he hoped their faith would guide their decision making. “In a world that is dark and insipid,” he told the graduates they would be the light of the earth. “We would appreciate it if you would make the world a bet-

Trinity High School graduates stand on the “T” outside of school and toss their caps in celebration of their graduation Saturday morning. Cassie Caswell proudly holds her diploma at the graduation ceremony at Nickerson High School on Saturday.

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Right: Braden Schmitt gives a thumbs-up to a fellow graduate during the processional for the 2012 Buhler High School Commencement on Saturday at the Sports Arena. Below: A cap is decorated with a 2012 for the Buhler High School Commencement on Saturday at the Sports Arena.

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ter place. Love God, worship every day and be active in the mission of your church.” Valedictorian addresses were given by Jason Banning, Austin Gion and Michael Lindt. Following the ceremony, the exercise in hope was already being felt by Jason who was prepared to head into his future. He plans to attend Kansas State University and hopefully become a veterinarian. He feels he has a strong faith foundation from attending Trinity since junior high school and received an excellent education as well. It’s the school his father Duane Banning graduated from 30 years ago to the day. Despite the good educa-

tion Jason received and the achievements accomplished, Duane Banning is

most especially proud of the person Jason is becoming.


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Out of the Kansas prairie Far removed from a town Stands a lofty pinnacled structure Well worthy of renown For it speaks of the hopes of people Unswerving, devoted and true; The spirit to live, to toil, to give And a faith all needs to renew. Once lately, I stood near its portal, Admiring it from the street When a snowy dove alighted On the stand at the Virgin’s feet At the base of the white marble statue It rested as though to give A message of peace to a tired heart, An ideal for which to live. Charlotte Mofatt-Kinsley, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish – Windthorst, Kansas centennial book, 1978.

●From Page A1 The men went on behalf of the German Catholic Aurora Homestead Association of Cincinnati to inspect land for a new community. They first traveled to Arkansas before journeying to southwest Kansas where they found the area of Ford County to be more to their liking. The new German Catholic colony was in an area of wide-open prairie with plenty of buffalo grass. It had fertile soil and a good, plentiful water supply, according to the Windthorst centennial book published in 1978. The association bought 10 sections of land from the Santa Fe Railroad, which planned to extend a line through the area, for $10 dollars an acre. They named their settlement after Ludvig Von Windthorst – a Catholic leader in Germany. In February 1878, seven families and three single men left Ohio for the settlement. More soon would follow, according to the book. However, the railroad never came. As a result, not much of a business district was ever developed in Windthorst. However, these steadfast German Catholics continued to form a community centered on their faith. No church was built immediately because times were tough and money was scarce. Mass was held in a home once a month. However, by spring 1879, the Windthorst pioneers built a small church with the first mass celebrated by 96 families that Easter. They named the original church St. Francis Parish, but it changed to Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in the early 1880s. Eventually, the congregation built a school, as well, in 1883. Hattrup said there was a store, too, for a time. There also was a creamery not far from the town site, which, he said, also had the post office from 1898 to 1905. Despite the town’s small size, the congregation continued to grow. Parishioners constructed a second church in 1892. Growth continued and in June 1913, the third and present church was built to serve nearly 400 members. Bishop Hennessy told the congregation during the church’s dedication that they had erected “one of the grandest tributes of gratitude and faith in the west.” Decline of the school Rural depopulation took a toll on the parish’s membership and the numbers attending the school. Hattrup called Windthorst High School a powerhouse in athletics. The football team, on which Hattrup was member, went undefeated in 1960 through 1962 – 26 straight games. Hattrup said the school also boasted a state runnerup basketball team. The baseball team won Class B state in 1956, according to the Kansas State High School Activities Association. Chad Issinghoff, a Hutchinson doctor, said he attended the public school next to the church, which had nuns as teachers and a priest as the superintendent. His family was among the original waves of German Catholics to come to the area. “It was the center of activities,” Issinghoff said, noting at the time he attended the town still had the church, school rectory, gymnasium and convent, as well as a handful of homes. But the school closed at the end of his freshman year in 1970, merging with nearby Spearville. Spearville had a grade school there for a short time, but eventually it, also, was closed due to rising expenses and the small enrollment. Sister Janice Friess, of Wichita, said she taught first and second grade at the school during the 1960s before it closed. Friess, who turns 84 next month, called it “four wonderful years of teaching.” The church closes By the 1990s, the parish also was seeing a decline. Masses were held just a few times a month. In 1997, the diocese closed the parish due to the dwindling membership and a shortage of priests. “That was a sad situation,” Hattrup said, adding that there “was a little bit of bitterness.” Parishioners, after all, didn’t want to see their

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On the National Register of Historic Places, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Windthorst was dedicated in 1913. The church closed as a parish in 1997 but parishioners raised funds to save the church, which is now a tourist attraction.

Windthorst High School closed in 1970. Today, a memorial to the high school rests on the grounds. It includes the names of the students who graduated.

Funds needed for preservation project BY THE NEWS STAFF

Windthorst Heritage board member Dan Torline, Dodge City, whose family also settled in the area in the late 1800s, said the group is currently raising funds to preserve the church’s ornate stainedglass windows. The windows were handcrafted in Munich, Germany and created by Emil Frei’s company in 1916. That same company – based in St. Louis – is still in business today, Torline said. They will begin working on the $105,000 project in June. Torline said the board is looking at three funding avenues – donations, grants and tax credits. The board received a $50,000 church close. Moreover, members had a matter of months to raise funds to save the church or the diocese would tear it down. Thus, supporters formed Windthorst Heritage Inc. with parishioner Susie Rueb as one of the organizers. The group raised $230,000 to save the church – enough funds to create a secure endowment to go toward the structure’s upkeep. Rueb, who married into the Windthorst community,

grant from the “Why Not Dodge” sales tax funds. In February, the group learned they were approved for state tax credits. The project is still short about $55,000. Meanwhile, Windthorst Heritage President Susie Rueb said the group also has plans in the distant future to construct a museum dedicated to Windthorst as well as Kansas’ religious agricultural settlements. To donate to Windthorst projects, send donations to Windthorst Heritage Inc., PO Box 823, Dodge City, KS 67801. For more information, visit the website at windthorstheritage.org. The church is open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated. said it didn’t matter that she wasn’t a native of the area. She could not imagine not trying to save the church, which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. Her own family never had established roots in one community, she said. She didn’t know her grandparents. Her husband’s strong community background – the fourth generation on the family homestead – was impressive.

“The steadfastness and solidity – the church represented all that to me,” Rueb, president of the Windthorst Heritage board, said. “When they closed it, I looked at the beauty that was there in the stained glass and such … it was just a beautiful place and a significant place in the history of the church and southwest Kansas. “We needed to preserve that history or no one was going to remember it.” These days, the church stands as an attraction for anyone who wants to venture inside. Dodge City Community College also has concerts there and, on occasion, there are funerals. Next door, a monument to the school, which includes pillars etched with names of each graduating class member, lines the walkway. These graduates and others continue to donate to the cause of preserving the little town’s history, Rueb said. “We have very supportive backing,” she said. The church is one example of the settlement of Kansas – of how agriculture communities formed around a religion, she noted. “There is just a special place in my heart for this place,” Rueb said. “I feel like it is important for my children and grandchildren to know what their ancestors did when they settled the country.” For more on Windthorst, visit Amy Bickel’s blog at http://hutchnews.com/ deadtowns.

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circles,” Stull said. “This is a big deal for them.”

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Extension area boundary Pratt County

Only about a half dozen people spoke during the hearing, while others submitted written comments, Cochran said. All comments, however, were in opposition to the proposed wells.

Water withdrawl well Water injection well

Litigation history Northern Natural Gas, a division of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, owns the Cunningham Storage Field which has been in use for natural gas storage for 34 years. The company pumped natural gas into depleted gas production fields to create the storage. Northern contends wells drilled in the region by other producers are drawing storage gas away from its field. The producers contest Northern’s claims. A lawsuit against several independent producers forced the shutdown of more than two dozen gas wells located up to seven miles from the original storage cavern boundaries. While the cases remain pending on appeal before the Kansas Supreme Court, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has twice allowed Northern to expand the boundaries of its storage area to encompass the contested wells. The latest ruling, in 2010, allowed Northern to add 12,320 acres or more than 14 square miles to its field, awarding it both mineral and surface rights to the thousands of acres of primarily farm ground. Northern reached settlement with some 29 percent of the landowners, then filed for condemnation through eminent domain on the remaining 9,000 acres. The FERC ruling, however, required Northern Natural to take measures to prevent further migration of the gas. A plan, which FERC approved last year, relies on the deep injection wells and additional monitoring wells. According to permits for the three wells, the injection depth is within the Viola Formation, between 4,293 and 4,285 feet below ground surface. Brine produced

Existing well to be converted to observation well Existing Northern observation well Water injection pipeline

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from the nearby Arbuckle formation will be drawn from that zone and some 4,000 barrels a day piped to each deep injection wells for the purpose of stabilizing the pressure in the Viola formation Unknowns “There are a lot of unknowns,” said landowner Arden Vernon, who has both a gas well and farmland within the new storage boundaries. “I don’t want them experimenting under my farm.” A member of the Haynesville Mineral and Surface Owners Association, Vernon is among those who have been fighting expansion of the field for several years. “In reality, it’s probably OK,” Vernon said. “But what happens if it goes sour and finds an old well bore. It will contaminate our irrigation and drinking water; it will contaminate it for a long, long time.” There are a dozen center pivot irrigation systems within the field expansion area, Vernon said. After the Hutchinson gas explosions in 2001, caused by gas leaking from the Yaggy Field storage which migrated seven miles south and erupted through old uncapped salt brine wells, Northern Natural, prompted by regulators, came to his farm asking to test his water to see if any gas was escaping into it, Vernon said. “I’m such a bad neighbor, I didn’t want to let them on my farm,” he said. “But if they’re concerned gas can come six to seven miles and get into my water, if they’re

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going to be injecting 168,000 gallons of saltwater every day a short half mile from my well, why should I not be concerned also?” Pratt attorney Gordon Stull, who has represented the land and mineral owners in the Northern cases, also pointed to the Yaggy gas explosions as an illustration of the concern. “There are a lot of wells out there, some going back into the ’40s,” Stull said. “We don’t have good information about how they were plugged, or if they were really plugged. The records are incomplete.” Unplugged or improperly plugged abandoned wells could be a conduit for the salt water to get into groundwater or surface water at higher levels, he contends. “What Northern did was expand their field without having to follow the rules,” Stull said. “Usually they meet all the safety requirements and then put the gas in. They want to do a disposal well, but they haven’t done any work to identify and replug wells.” Stull said he provided a list of at least 10 well records that were nonexistent or incomplete. “I didn’t do an exhaustive search, that’s just representative of the area,” he said. Any permit should also require Northern to establish the quality of the ground and surface water in the region before anything is done, Stull said, “So they have baseline determined if something happens.” “These people have their homes there, they have businesses, livestock, irrigation

Kan. House approves Congress redistricting plan BY JOHN HANNA Associated Press

TOPEKA – The Kansas House approved a plan Saturday for redrawing the state’s four congressional districts backed by the chamber’s conservative Republican leaders, as a moderate GOP senator enmeshed in disputes over political maps moved to jump into a federal lawsuit on redistricting. The House’s vote was 64-51 on a measure that drew criticism over how it split Lawrence, home to the University of Kansas and regarded as a liberal enclave. Part of the city would go into the 1st Congressional District of western and central Kansas, where its Democratic votes would be overwhelmed by GOP votes from rural communities 400 miles or more away. The bill went to the Senate, where President Steve Morris, a moderate Hugoton Republican, was skeptical it would pass, though he said he wouldn’t block a vote.

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Senate Reapportionment Committee Chairman Tim Owens, a moderate Overland Park Republican, scoffed at it. “It’s just another joke,” Owens said. “It’s absolutely meaningless.” No redistricting proposal has cleared the Legislature because of a bitter feud between GOP conservatives and moderates over redrawing the Senate’s 40 districts. The maps could help determine which Republican camp controls the Legislature after this year’s elections. The impasse – with Owens at the center, because of his chairmanship – threatens to delay the state’s Aug. 7 primary election. He now wants to intervene in the federal redistricting lawsuit. The latest congressional redistricting plan draws slightly more Republican districts for three of the four members of the state’s allGOP U.S. House delegation; the exception is 1st District Rep. Tim Huelskamp. Both chambers have approved a

map previously, only to have the other kill it. Conservatives said splitting Lawrence is acceptable partly because the city is now divided between the 2nd District of eastern Kansas and the 3rd District, centered on the Kansas City metropolitan area. The portion of the city that would stay in the 2nd under the latest plan includes the University of Kansas campus. “It’s very fair,” said House Majority Leader Arlen Siegfreid, an Olathe Republican. Owens filed a request Saturday in U.S. District Court to intervene in the redistricting lawsuit. He’s among nine people, including House Minority Leader Paul Davis, a Lawrence Democrat, asking to intervene. Gov. Sam Brownback, a conservative Republican, said he may also seek to intervene. Such requests are due by Monday. A hearing before three federal judges is scheduled to begin May 29.

KDHE /Northern responses The brine water won’t be injected under pressure, KDHE’s Cochrane noted, but by gravity. That will prevent any pressure build up beyond a quarter mile of each well. The geology and groundwater wells in the area have been reviewed as part of the permit application, and the design and construction of the injection wells will be tested. The state also added extra requirements for groundwater monitoring, both deep and shallow, at each injection well site. “It’s a pro-active program,” Cochrane said. “The idea is to make sure the injection operations are protective of the groundwater. That’s our main concern.” The landowners’ contamination concerns are unfounded, said Mike Loeffler, a spokesman for Northern Natural Gas, who said there is also no analogy that can be made with the Yaggy field. “It involved vertical migration,” he said. “Ours is

horizontal. It doesn’t come to the surface. Above the geologic formation is a cap rock, called Kinderhook, that’s been in place millions of years. The saltwater we’re talking about is thousands of feet below the surface. It’s just not possible…” “There was a litany of allegations they made that have no basis in fact,” he said. The injection process will be the same as producers used to extract the gas, Loeffler said, only in reverse. “There’s no possibility of contaminating potable water and we believe the permits demonstrate that,” Loeffler said. “Let me as-

sure you, the containment plan we’re employing was evaluated by independent federal regulators and they have approved the plan explicitly offered by Northern. They had a team of experts who looked at a mountain of data and gave approval to our plan.” The KDHE will likely make a ruling on the permits in the next 60 days, after staff drafts responses to all the comments made during the Pratt meeting and KDHE Secretary Robert Moser considers the application. There is no specific time requirement for considering the permit applications.


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Higher ed changes get legislative OK BY JOHN MILBURN Associated Press

Photos by Lindsey Bauman/The Hutchinson News

Harvey Nisly restocks radishes after helping customer Karla Stallman with a purchase from the Harvey’s Garden booth Saturday at the Reno County Farmer’s Market.

27TH ANNUAL RENO COUNTY FARMER’S MARKET

Grand opening day for fresh produce fanciers BY KATHY HANKS The Hutchinson News khanks@hutchnews.com

Gene Haas was ready with his wallet the moment the 27th annual Reno County Farmer’s Market opened at 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning. But he wasn’t the first customer of the season. “I was probably the 12th customer,” said Haas carrying a bag of just purchased onions, squash and radishes. He plans to return to the market in the pavilion at Second and Washington avenues for the rest of the summer for his fresh vegetables. It beats weeding his own garden, he said. Inside the pavilion customers were giddy with excitement as they examined the heads of lettuce, broccoli and cauliflower. Vegetables were all three to four weeks ahead of schedule because of the mild winter and warm spring, said Roman Miller, a local producer who always has a booth at the market. “I’ve been waiting a year for this to open,” said Sandy Brooks, as she examined a perfect head of cabbage at Miller’s busy booth. Tables were laden with just perfect cabbage, romaine lettuce and big leaves of spinach. Plus, there were plenty of onions, radishes, and beets. It was the same for the other vendors like Earl and Pam Polk who had to hustle to keep up with the customers in the early morning rush to find the best vegetables. “It’s a red-letter day,” said Sharon Hixson, who woke her husband, Warren, two hours early to get to the market while supplies lasted. But even some of the early birds weren’t early enough for Pam Wilson’s pocket pies and large cookies, which sold out 30 minutes after the market opened. Wilson was one of the returning vendors with new items to sell along with her jams and jellies. Saturday she had individual pineapple upside down cakes. What with the live music provided by the Hutchinson

Rachel Kammerer looks over the lettuce and cabbage for sale at the Miller’s Garden booth.

IF YOU GO The Reno County Farmer’s Market is held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, June 13 to Oct. 27, at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion, Second and Washington. Online: www.renocountyfarmersmarket.org

Bill Drews, of D and D Honey, chats with customers Richard and Maxine Wickliffe. band Simone du Garfunk, Wilson said, “This is the place to be on Saturday morning.” The rule of the market is if you make it, bake it or grow it you can have a booth and sell it at the market. The market is only open to Kansas growers or producers. A new vendor this year was Angela’s Crafts. Back in December, Angela Stevens decided to make homemade soaps and

apothecaries for gifts. She turned it into a business selling at the flea market. Stevens was excited to have a table at Saturday’s market that included everything from old fashioned homemade German sausage, local honey, to Miriam Iwashige’s delicate cuttings of Larkspur and other cottage variety flowers. “I always bring Sweet William, but it has already

come and gone,” Iwashige said. Fresh tomatoes thrilled Fridl Schneider. “I was very surprised, there was a truck load at $1.50 a pound,” she said, as she headed home with her purchase to make a tomato salad. Over in a corner, Marilyn Stucky was sitting on a bench sharing a sticky strawberry fruit bun with her friend Sunny Hinsdill, who ran into her at the market and saw she was eating something. “I was hoping she would share,” said Hinsbill, as she tore off a piece of the bun. “It’s to die for,” Stucky said.

TOPEKA – Negotiators in the Kansas Legislature struck a deal Saturday to provide more help for college students who struggle academically. The changes would require state universities to work with students admitted under exceptions to the state’s qualified admissions standards. The goal is to help students who may have not been prepared for the rigors of college to develop good study habits and strategies to make the grade and earn their degree. The students would be required to develop an “individual plan for success” with an academic adviser and other university staff. The House and Senate still must vote on the proposal, which is part of a conference committee report. The changes would take effect in 2014. Each state university is currently allowed to admit up to 10 percent of its incoming freshman class who fail to meet admissions standards, which include a student’s GPA in a college prep curriculum or qualifying scores on national college entrance exams. “We’re wanting to make sure that they succeed, which is my concern,” said Rep. Clay Aurand, a Belleville Republican and House negotiator on the bill. “This gets to my concern that if we are letting some of the kids in through the exception that we ought to help them succeed.” The bill would reduce the exception percentages at Kansas State, the University of Kansas and Wichita State to 5 percent of the freshman class, and leave it at 10 percent at Emporia State, Fort Hays State and Pittsburg State. The agreement includes language that would prohibit universities from using state funds to provide remedial courses for students. Sen. Jean Schodorf, the Senate Education Committee chairwoman, was concerned about what universities would do if it was determined that some students targeted for additional assistance needed remedial courses. The original language of the proposal also included looking at the student’s living arrangements and any extracurricular activities in which they were involved. “Don’t you think this is a little far-reaching,” said Schodorf, a Wichita Republican, before the housing and activities language were deleted. Aurand said he came up with the assistance piece after consulting with Kansas Board of Regent Chairman Ed McKechnie. Legislators are also considering changes in K-12 education, including increasing funding for the 2012-13 school year and changing to how the state pays school districts for students who are determined to be at risk of academic failure. School districts receive additional funding for each student who qualifies for free lunches. The theory is that those students are living at or below the poverty line and income is considered one of the best indicators of success in the classroom. The changes would require school districts to repay the state if it’s later determined that a student didn’t qualify for free lunches. The amount is about $3.5 million a year statewide. Another provision at play would modify the state’s funding for districts with high concentrations of at-risk students. Districts with 50 percent or more at-risk would receive 10 percent more at-risk funding, sliding down a scale to 6 percent for those with at least 35 percent at-risk.

The Roundup STATEHOUSE Senate majority leader resting at home TOPEKA – Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jay Emler is resting at home after being hospitalized for high blood pressure. Emler’s office confirmed Saturday that the Lindsborg Republican would not return to the Statehouse during the weekend after being absent since Wednesday afternoon. He was released Friday EMLER night from the StormontVail Regional Health Center in Topeka. Emler, a 62-year-old attorney, was first elected to the Senate in 2000 and is serving his third term. He’s in his second year as majority leader. He previously served as chairman of the budget-writing Senate Ways and Means Committee.

LOTTERIES Left: Tomatoes sit for sale at the Cheney Lake Tomatoes booth on Saturday. Above: A variety of jellies are for sale at the Rocking K Ranch Produce booth.

Saturday’s numbers Daily Pick 3: 4-1-4 2by2: Red: 11-14 White: 4-15 Kansas Cash: 6-12-21-25-30 Super Cashball: 8 Estimated jackpot: N/A Hot Lotto: 5-16-19-35-39 Hot Ball: 11 Powerball: 8-13-35-46-51 Powerball: 30 – From staff, wire reports


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NEWS OBITUARIES

Jock C. Garden

Lorraine Thiessen

Doris Amerine

LIBERTY, Mo. – Jock C. Garden, 77, Liberty, Mo., passed away May 14, 2012. A celebration of his life will be 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Liberty United Methodist Church, 1001 Sunset, Liberty, MO 64068. Visitation will GARDEN be one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Hospital Hospice. Jock was born Nov. 4, 1934, in Hutchinson, Kan. He was a graduate of Nickerson High School and attended the University of Kansas. Jock was an Army Veteran. He was a draftsman and worked for Farmland Industries. After leaving the profession, he and Judy owned Kansas City Door Company in Liberty. Jock was a member of Liberty United Methodist Church and a member of Valley of Wichita Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Judith A. Garden, on August 13, 2011; parents, Robert E. Lee and Edna E. (Carlman) Garden; and two brothers, Robert E. Garden III and Rex Bill Garden. Jock is survived by his children, Jill Easter and husband Jeff of Sioux Falls, SD, Jock B. Garden and wife Barbara of Liberty, Mo., Julie Fuenfhausen of Liberty, Mo. and Jenni Foster of Liberty, Mo.; nine grandchildren, Jennilee and husband Kyle, Anna, Jacob, Courtney, Chris, Shelby, Julia, Jaime and Jessi; and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements: Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home 816-781-2000.

WICHITA – Lorraine “Larry” Ross Thiessen, was born Dec 9, 1929, in Wichita, KS. She grew up in Whitewater, KS, where she lived with her parents Paul and Leeta Ross, and after her mother’s death, with her stepmother Leah Dean Ross. She died May 16, 2012, at her home in Wichita. Larry was Valedictorian and Senior Class President at Whitewater before going on to KU where she was Phi Beta Kappa, a member of Mortar Board women’s honorary society, Vice President of the Senior Class, and a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Her most notable achievement at KU was meeting the love of her life, Patrick Thiessen, and they were married her senior year, almost 62 years ago. Larry was very active in the community. She was involved with the League of Women Voters, Junior League, and was a board member for the Wichita Art Museum. She loved being a Campfire Girl leader, at one time leading three different groups. She was a member of 1st Evangelical Free Church in Wichita. She loved life, and lived it to the fullest. She enjoyed playing bridge with friends, reading, writing humorous poetry, knitting, and baking, especially Christmas cookies and caramels. But she was most known for being an avid sports fan, especially basketball and baseball. In February she asked her hospice nurse if she would live long enough to cheer on KU in another March Madness. She did. Larry is survived by: her husband, Patrick; her children, Mark (Paula) Thiessen, Evan (Richard) Stumpf, Chris (Mark) McDonnold, and Anne (John) Owen; grandchildren, Ricki, Ross, Pauline, Leeta, Corrie, Bob, Pat, and Jessy; and one great-grandson, Braden. In keeping with her wishes, a private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, tax deductible memorials may be made to the Paul Ross Charitable Foundation, a charitable organization devoted to supporting education, the arts, and human needs in Kansas, at 115 S Rutan, #6A, Wichita, KS 67218. Share condolences at www.cozinememorial.com Services by Broadway Mortuary, Wichita.

GREAT BEND – Doris M. Amerine, 88, of Great Bend, passed away at Cherry Village Residential Care in Great Bend on Thursday evening, May 17, 2012. Doris was born Nov. 7, 1923, at Great Bend, Kan., to Emery Blaine and Katie E. (Brocher) Burris. A life-long resident of Barton County, she graduated from Great Bend High School in 1941 and was united in marriage to Maurice D. Amerine on April 11, 1942, at Great Bend. Mr. Amerine preceded her in death Sept. 23, 1981. Doris was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother, and greatgrandmother. Survivors include: two sons, Martin D. (wife, Patti) Amerine and Gary W. (wife, Alice) Amerine, all of Great Bend, Kan.; two daughters, Carol D. (husband, Pat) Moore of Hutchinson, Kan. and Linda K. (husband, Charlie) Harper of Wesley Chapel, Fla.; brothers, Roy Burris and Glen Burris; 10 grandchildren and 16 greatgrandchildren; three sistersin-law, Fae Amerine, Gladys Graham, and Joyce Burris; and many nieces and nephews. Doris was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Steven R. Amerine; granddaughter, Emily Harper; and a greatgranddaughter, Misty Willadson. There will be no viewing or visitation, as cremation has taken place. Inurnment will be held at the Great Bend City Cemetery at a later date. The family suggests that memorials may be directed to the Great Bend Relay for Life. Online condolences may be left and a complete obituary notice may be viewed at http://www.charterfunerals.com/obituary/chgb.

Betty Jean Hans Betty Jean Hans, 87, died May 15, 2012, at Delmar Gardens, Lenexa. She was born July 29, 1924, in Great Bend, to Herbert P. and Milly C. Campbell Hans. She was a lifetime member of Grace Episcopal Church, member of Altrusa Club, worked as a civilian in the Marine Corps, and retired Jan. 3, 1989, from J.H. Shears and Sons as an office manager. Betty was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Grace Episcopal Church, 2 Hyde Dr., with The Reverends Larry Carver and Georgia Decker. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Great Bend Cemetery, Great Bend. Friends may sign the book from 1 to 9 p.m. Monday at Elliott Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Betty Jean Hans Memorial Fund, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.

Stan R. Singleton Stan R. Singleton, 58, died Friday, May 18, 2012, at AMG-Long Term Adult Care of Wichita in Wichita. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date by Elliott Mortuary and Crematory, Hutchinson.

Aaron W. Fisher WICHITA – Aaron Wade Fisher, 38, died May 15, 2012. He was born June 12, 1973, to Karl LeRoy Fisher and Connie (Clark) Fisher. Survivors include: his mother and stepfather, Connie and Henry Ruble; son, Gunner Fisher and Gunner’s mother, Allison Koons; sister, Staci BrandenburgHughes; brother, Brooke Brandenburg; stepbrother, Eric Fisher; and nieces and nephew, Cody, Taylor, and Chloe. Memorial service 10 a.m. Monday at First Church of the Nazarene, Great Bend. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorials to Gunner Fisher Education Fund.

Viola Pearl Skelton CUNNINGHAM – Viola Pearl Skelton, 92, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Cunningham. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date by Larrison Mortuary, Pratt.


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OBITUARIES

Patricia Ann (Simpson) Settle

DIRECTORY RENO COUNTY Betty Jean Hans Hutchinson Dr. Wilbur Neel Hutchinson Stan Singleton South Hutchinson Jerry Sutliff Hutchinson Ronald Woelk Hutchinson

AROUND THE STATE Doris Amerine Great Bend Charlotte Davidson McPherson Hayden Elder Inman Aaron Fisher Wichita Lewis Gum Johnson Joyce Hood St. John Bette Kingston Kinsley Shirley Nuss Meade Floyd Pointer Garden City Leona Scott Anthony Viola Skelton Cunningham Lorraine Thiessen Wichita

OUT OF STATE Josephine Drewry Waco, Texas Jock Garden Liberty, Mo. Patricia Settle Port Ludlow, Wash.

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Ronald V. Woelk Ronald V. Woelk, Cpt. U.S. Army Retired, 87, died peacefully May 19, 2012, while surrounded by family at Hospice House. He was born on Feb. 8, 1925, to Henry and Anna Schroeder Woelk, at WOELK Goessel, Kan. Ronald married the love of his life, Marcie Friesen, on Feb. 25, 1943, in Cottonwood Falls, Kan. They were married for 69 years. He served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II. He continued his service in the Army Reserve as the Adjutant, 314th Engineering Battalion. From 1964 to 1996, he was a Mobilization Designee. He retired as captain after 53 years of service. A Hutchinson resident since 1946, he managed the Sears Auto Center for 30 years, retiring in 1980. He was a painting contractor from 1981-1996. He was a member of the First Mennonite Church in Hutchinson since 1941. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #48, member of the Loyal Order of Moose #982 and a lifetime member of the Reserve Officers Association. Survivors include: his wife; three sons and their wives, Bob Woelk (Hisae) and Keith Woelk (Brenda), of Hutchinson and Darrell Woelk (Barbara) of Austin, Texas; four grandchildren, Kathy Jaafar, Matthew Woelk, Paul Woelk and Chad Woelk; four great-grandchildren; brother, Randy Woelk; three sisters, Gladys Esau, Ruby Baresch and Norma Agatstein. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Irma Peters. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at First Mennonite Church with Pastor Tonya Ramer Wenger officiating. Burial will be in Buhler Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, with the family to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. at Elliott Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice House, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. Please visit www.elliottmortuary. com to leave condolences for Ronald’s family.

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Josephine ‘Jody’ Stuckey Drewry WACO, Texas – Josephine “Jody” Stuckey Drewry, of Waco, Texas, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 9, 2012, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. A family memorial service will be in Hot Springs Village, Ark., at a later date. Jody was born Oct. 26, 1928, to George Harr and Helen Fearl Stuckey in Hutchinson, Kan. She spent her childhood in Hutchinson where she graduated salutatorian of Hutchinson High School in 1946. Jody attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence, where she was President of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She graduated in 1950 with a degree in Mathematics. Jody moved to Dallas to work for DeGolyer and MacNaughton and was later the Office Manager for her husband’s dental practice. She married the love of her life, Dr. James Murph Drewry Jr. Dec. 27, 1952. They were married 49 wonderful years. They were blessed with four children, James Murph Drewry III and Michael Stuckey Drewry of San Antonio, Texas, twins, Julie Drewry Carter of Heath, Texas, and Lynne Drewry Daughters of Waco, Texas. Jody was a loving wife, mother and grandmother “Mimi.” She loved to play tennis, socialize with friends, cook for family, and play bridge. Jody always made every day special for her family and we are so thankful to have her as our mother and grandmother. She will be remembered for her sweet spirit, her beautiful eyes and smile, her steady support and positive attitude. In 1993, Jody and Murph retired to Hot Springs Village, Ark., where they enjoyed many years together until his death in 2002. She was a member of Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines in Hot Springs Village. In addition to her husband, Jody was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Zeke and George Stuckey; sister-in law, Norma Stuckey; and an infant son. She is survived by her children; her daughters-inlaw, Jean Patterson and Sabrina Drewry; her son-in-law, David Daughters; and her nine grandchildren of whom she was very proud, Will Drewry and his wife Meg, Justin Drewry, Anna Drewry, Lauren Drewry Spear and her husband Jon, Walker Drewry, Christopher Daughters, Amy Daughters, Austin Carter and Tanner Carter. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Sammy Stuckey of Wichita, Kan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington DC 20090-6011 or the charity of your choice. The family invites you to leave messages and view her photo gallery at www.gracegardensfh.com. Jody will be dearly missed each and every day by her family and friends. Rest in peace our sweet mother.

Floyd Pointer GARDEN CITY – Floyd Pointer, 80, died Thursday, May 17, 2012, in his home in Holcomb. He was born Feb. 29, 1932, in Syracuse, the son of Floyd Pointer Sr. and Cleo Tope Earnest. On Aug. 11, 1954, he married Glenda Mae Garner in Raton, NM. She preceded him in death on Nov. 20, 2009. Survivors include two sons, Mike and Kent; a daughter, Judith Pointer; a brother, Dean; a sister, Shirley Williams; and four grandchildren. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. There will be no calling times. The family requests memorials to the United Methodist Church, Kendall, in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, Garden City.

PORT LUDLOW, Wash. – The sweetest person left us when Patti passed peacefully May 11, 2012, at home in Port Ludlow, Wash., with her granddaughter, Cassie, and husband of 52 years, Gary, by her side. SETTLE Patti was born in 1938 in Hutchinson, to Fred and Doris Simpson. She met Gary, (a News photographer for four years in the mid-fifties) on his birthday in 1959, and they married in Hutchinson seven months later. Patti is survived by her loving husband; three sons, Kent (Eileen) of Walla Walla, Wash., Scott (Diane) of Everett, Wash. and Chris (Camille) of Seattle; and six grandchildren, Brittany, Cassandra, Christopher, Liam, David and Ruby, all of Washington. Patti studied art at the University of Kansas, the Art Institute of San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, and she graduated with a BFA from Washburn University of Topeka. Shortly after college, she devoted her life to raising three boys. She returned to the workforce for several years when the boys hit college, and was the last managing editor of Seattle Woman magazine in the 80s. She did marketing for a notable graphic design firm in Seattle, and then with her son, Chris, which she often described as her favorite job. An active, creative and nurturing woman, Patti’s precious life was undeservedly ended by a six-month bout of cancer. A lifelong budding artist whose creativity was intermittently interrupted by the needs of raising a family, she was finally able to develop her talents after moving to a new home in Port Ludlow where she had her first studio of her own. As she recently described her resumption of painting in preparing for her first art museum exhibition: Contrary to my fears, nothing seemed lost. All experiences were absorbed. Finally, with a studio of my own and a determination to get back on track, life began to flow once again along (my) chosen path. My first two years in the studio were spent producing as many paintings as possible, redeveloping techniques and eliminating the extraneous. By the third year, I felt I was creating some work worthy of showing. That exhibition, which she titled “Going Home,” opened in March in two rooms of the Birger Sandzen art museum in Lindsborg, Kan., and runs until June 17. She didn’t live to see her first museum show, but her husband and sons will journey there then, and bring it home.

Hayden R. Elder INMAN – Hayden Reece Elder, 18, died May 18, 2012. He was born Oct. 21, 1993, son of Robert O. Elder and Debora J. (Beck) Green. Survivors: mother, Debora Green; father, Rob; brothers, Jake and Garrett; maternal grandmother, Barbara Beck; paternal grandparents, Orin and Mary Lou Elder. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday with family present 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church, McPherson. Memorials to Youth Group First United Methodist Church of McPherson, in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home, McPherson.

Shirley A. Nuss MEADE – Shirley Amelia Nuss, 92, died May 18, 2012. She was born May 19, 1919, daughter of Albert and Mary Burndt Moore. She was a beauty shop operator for 33 years at Bert’s Beauty Shop in Meade. She married Victor (Pete) Nuss Dec. 25, 1938. He died Jan. 29, 1965. Survivors include: many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great greatnieces and nephews. Visitation 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Chapel of FidlerOrme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Graveside services 2 p.m. Tuesday at Graceland Cemetery, Meade. Memorials to donor’s choice.

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Lucky man had an eye for many businesses BY KATHY HANKS The Hutchinson News khanks@hutchnews.com

DIGHTON – Jay Walker was a lucky man. The 89-year-old died May 12, but his family remembered his life filled with so many blessings. Following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, Walker was gung ho to head off to war. But he was only a WALKER high school senior, and he listened to his mother’s advice to finish school before enlisting. But, by the summer of 1942, he was a sailor in search of his ship. He wasn’t part of a unit, but sent off alone to find his ship, the U.S. South Dakota. The warship’s whereabouts were kept top secret, so Walker, trained as an airplane mechanic and gunner, traveled all over the South Pacific in various watercraft in search of the vessel. When he finally found it, he climbed up the ladder and Fleet Adm. William Halsey saluted the young sailor thinking someone important had arrived on deck. After 29 men were killed on his ship, Walker soon realized the dangers of being a gunner. “He saw they were getting wiped out,” said his daughter Janet Robertson. “They asked if anybody could cut hair. He thought that was something he could do because he cut his father’s hair.” The lucky man spent the rest of the war as a Navy barber on the island of Espirito Santos in the South Pacific. Walker’s children and

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grandchildren never heard these stories until several years ago. After he died, the family found his discharge papers with three medals pinned to it. Walker was too busy moving headlong into his future following the war. Back in Dighton, he joined a Bible study group and became acquainted with Elaine Whiting from Amy. They were married in 1947. She preceded him in death. Walker is survived by two daughters, Robertson, and Joyce Hineman, four grandchildren and a great granddaughter. “Dad was happy as a business man,” said Robertson. “When we’d try to get him to do fun things he’d say how can you have more fun than watching the right side of the ledger grow bigger?” Following the war, his first enterprise was bringing plumbing to rural homes. Rural electric cooperatives were bringing electricity to the farmsteads. And Walker saw opportunity taking the farmers from outhouses to indoor bathrooms. The grandson of William Walker, who built the first frame house in Lane County in 1886, Jay went into farming with his dad, Jay

Walker Sr. However, he wanted to follow modern agriculture practices, so when his father died, he turned to cash crop farming and irrigating. His farm ground was on the very edge of town, and when people began complaining about the manure in his fertilizer, he decided to sell that ground, and it was turned into Walker’s subdivision. “It wouldn’t have mattered what he did, he loved business,” Robertson said. “He never was as happy as when they were drilling oil on his ground. He loved learning about oil and the business of oil.” Robertson said her dad taught her to show up for work and stop complaining about it. “He also taught me the value of treating people well,” she said. “He treated everyone beautifully. He didn’t know a stranger. If someone didn’t have a place to go on Christmas, he’d invite them to Christmas dinner.” Walker came from a long line of Masons and spent years achieving every degree, living the values set by the organization. Wednesday he was buried in his past master’s apron, having lived his life upon the level and dying upon the square.

Bette R. Kingston Dr. Wilbur B. Neel KINSLEY – Bette R. Kingston, 79, died May 18, 2012. She was born May 21, 1932, daughter of Harvey and Vera F. Sheehy Belshe. She married Clinton A. Kingston. He preceded her in death. She married Robert Wood. He survives with daughters, Micki Kingston of Kinsley, Laura Gerulf of Appleton, Wash., and Cheryl Wiley of Stanwood, Wash.; brothers, Ronald and Loren Belshe and Larry Luksich; sisters, Linda Galvan and Peggy Lewis; and five grandchildren. Services and interment will be at a later date. Memorials to Lewis Baptist Church, in care of McKillip Funeral Home, Kinsley.

Joyce E. Hood ST. JOHN – Joyce Elaine Hood, 78, died Thursday, May 17, 2012. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date by Minnis Chapel, St. John.

Dr. Wilbur B. Neel, 87, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Hester Care Center, Wesley Towers, Hutchinson. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date by Elliott Mortuary and Crematory, Hutchinson.

Jerry D. Sutliff Jerry Dean Sutliff, 83, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Hospice House of Reno County, Hutchinson. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be an-

nounced at a later date by Old Mission-Heritage Funeral Home, Hutchinson.

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Records: Joplin twister was costliest since ’50 BY DAVID A. LIEB

truck and trailer used to shuttle band equipment between makeshift school buildings, as well as the concession stand, bleachers, flagpoles, fences, outdoor basketball hoops and new mulch for playgrounds. The cost to remove and replace the mulch at just three sites: $7,100. The city has its own share of tornado costs, like the manhole covers. The tornado also destroyed two sirens that warn people of dangerous storms. Taxpayers paid more than $41,000 for temporary and permanent replacements, according to disaster-aid records. During the cleanup, 14 fire hydrants and curbs and gutters at 111 locations were damaged by heavy equipment. And tires were punctured on about 125 vehicles, costing almost $57,300.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The cost of 30 manhole covers that got sucked away: $5,800. A new concession stand at the destroyed high school: $228,600. Shelter and care for more than 1,300 homeless pets: $372,000. The tornado that tore through Joplin a year ago already ranks as the deadliest twister in six decades. Now it carries another distinction – the costliest since at least 1950. Insurance policies are expected to cover most of the $2.8 billion in damage. But taxpayers could supply about $500 million in the form of federal and state disaster aid, low-interest loans and local bonds backed by higher taxes, according to records obtained by The Associated Press and interviews with federal, state and local officials. Almost one-fifth of that money was paid to contractors who hauled off debris. Tens of millions more dollars went to individuals for temporary housing and other living expenses in the immediate aftermath of the storm. Additional money could help subsidize construction of a new hospital to replace one that was irreparably damaged. All told, about two dozen school districts, emergency agencies, public housing authorities, religious groups and other nonprofits could receive taxpayer money through a program run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The outpouring of assistance is nowhere near the scale of Hurricane Katrina, which swamped New Orleans and damaged property along a wide swath of the Gulf Coast in 2005. Yet the Joplin tornado raises questions anew about the government’s role in disasters. For Joplin families still on the long road to recovery, the taxpayer aid generally is appreciated. The twister killed Danielle Robertson’s mother and destroyed the duplex she shared with her teenage daughter and two dogs. After several months of temporary living arrangements, Robertson eventually got one of the FEMA trailers for tornado survivors. No rent or utility payments were required. “There are just thousands of people who would not have recovered at all had that aid not been there. I mean there’s no way,” said Robertson, who finally moved into a rebuilt rental home about three weeks ago. “I like to consider myself a survivalist, but there was nothing to survive with.” The Joplin tornado, which killed 161 people, was one of 99 major disasters declared by President Barack Obama in 2011. Others included blizzards, wildfires and hurricanes. Congress responded in December by authorizing an extra $8.6 billion in disaster aid.

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Shirley Waits sits outside her mother’s home in Joplin , Mo., on May 25, 2011, while waiting for an insurance adjuster to arrive after a massive tornado moved through Joplin three days earlier, leveling much of the city. The tornado that tore through Joplin a year ago already ranks as the deadliest twister in six decades. Now it carries another distinction – the costliest since at least 1950. Insurance policies are expected to cover most of the $2.8 billion in damage. But records obtained by The Associated Press show taxpayers could supply $500 million. Missouri has a rainy day fund with about $500 million that was created for costly emergencies. But the fund hasn’t been tapped for Joplin because Gov. Jay Nixon and some lawmakers are reluctant to trigger a constitutional mandate that the borrowed money be replenished within three years. Some critics of federal disaster aid point to Missouri’s rainy day fund as a prime example of how states pass the buck to the federal government for local tragedies. “It seems to me this indicates the bad incentive problem that comes with federal involvement – that states would rather tap federal taxpayers before they have to tap their own taxpayers,” said Chris Edwards, an economist and editor of downsizinggovernment.org, a website run by the Washington-based Cato Institute, a group that promotes free markets. FEMA Director Craig Fugate said it takes an especially destructive tornado to trigger federal aid. What made the Joplin tornado so unusual was the intensity of the devastation in such a concentrated area, he said. “We’re talking thousands of families impacted, hundreds of deaths, the trauma to the community alone was overwhelming,” Fugate said. “The likelihood of Joplin being able to recover successfully without federal assistance ... warranted the president declaring it” a disaster zone. Some of the taxpayer-sub-

sidized projects, such as rebuilding St. John’s Regional Medical Center, will benefit people well beyond Joplin. The hospital served patients from a wide region extending into southeastern Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma. Hospital administrators estimate their total cost from the tornado at $950 million, including demolishing the old building, creating temporary facilities and constructing a permanent replacement. The hospital expects to get more than $345 million from insurance. It’s submitted more than $88 million of expenses to FEMA, of which the federal government could pay for 75 percent. The rest will be covered by private donations and the resources of the Sisters of Mercy Health System, which runs the hospital. “We do hope to get some money from FEMA, but we’re not counting on that,” said Shelly Hunter, the chief financial officer for Mercy Health of Joplin. The cost of replacing damaged school buildings will be covered largely by insurance, too. But voters recently approved the largest bond issue in Joplin history – $62 million – to help rebuild or repair 10 school buildings. The resulting property tax increase is estimated at $65 a year for the owner of a $100,000 home – roughly a 10 percent hike. The Joplin school district has sought disaster aid for dozens of costs not covered by insurance, such as a

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tee, but we’ve not yet met,” said Joe Grieshaber, president of Dillons Stores and Chamber Board chairmanelect, who will chair the selection committee. Eleven people have been named to the committee, including eight of nine people who served on the committee that selected the last chamber president, Monty Montgomery of Big Spring, Texas, who resigned last month after just three months on the job. New to the committee are

Kevin Miller, president/CEO of Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Jade Piros de Carvalho, president of LogicMaze, and Bob Fee, Fee Insurance Group. State Fair Manager Denny Stoecklein is the only member of the previous selection committee not staying on. “All have agreed to participate, so the first step is to get the group together and discuss the process, how we want to approach it,” Grieshaber said. “There’s a lot of experience (on the se-

lection board) and a good mixture of business leaders.” Since the last selection process was less than a year ago, the committee will discuss whether it needs to once more gather input from its members on what to look for in a new leader, Grieshaber said. The chamber held a forum in October – just six months ago – to get member input on the selection. “We’re not sure if we need to do that again,” Grieshaber said. “It will certainly be a topic for the committee, if we

Tuesday National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for April.

need to go back and consider that option. I know its’ relatively fresh in our minds.” No time frame for making a selection has been set, Grieshaber said. “We’re fortunate that we have Jon Daveline as interim CEO. He brings a lot of knowledge into the role and he was very gracious to step in and allow us to have the freedom of time to do the search the right way and get the right candidate. Our goal is to conduct a good search and find the right candidate.

Changes ahead for Janitorial Supply

Wednesday ● Commerce Department releases new home sales for April. Thursday Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims; Commerce Department releases durable goods for April; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates. ● Germany’s Ifo institute releases its monthly index of business confidence. ●

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to Fourth Street to expand and add a showroom. BY JOHN GREEN The Hutchinson News jgreen@hutchnews.com

ENERGY Weekly US oil, gas rig count up by 12 to 1,986 HOUSTON – The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. is up 12 this week to 1,986. Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday that 1,382 rigs were exploring for oil and 600 were looking for gas. Four were listed as miscellaneous. A year ago this week, Baker Hughes reported 1,830 rigs. Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, New Mexico gained three rigs; California and West Virginia each gained two; and Alaska, Colorado and North Dakota were up one apiece. Pennsylvania declined by four rigs and Arkansas by one. Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming were unchanged. The rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981 and bottomed at 488 in 1999.

After 65 years on Hutchinson’s Main Street, longtime family-owned Janitorial Supply Inc. has sold and will be relocating. All of the current employees will remain with the company and the business will be able to expand its inventory and offerings with its new, much larger Fourth Avenue location, said 18year employee Debbie Stewart. Still, it ends a three-generation downtown operation first started by John and Grace Blick in 1947. “My grandfather started it and my dad, Fred Blick, took over it,” Stewart said. The business first opened in the 400 block of Main. It moved four times on that block over the years before claiming the corner of Sherman and Main in August 1998, where it has remained. “Grandpa had a partner when he started it, and they also ran a window-cleaning business, City Window Cleaning,” Stewart said. “My dad ran the window crew. When that went away, he started working for the janitorial part.” John and Grace Blick ran the business until John died in July 1975. Fred then ran it for his mother until about 1980, when he bought it. Fred Blick, now 76, has owned and operated it since, also employing his daughters there. As its name indicated, the business offers janitorial supplies, from mops and brooms to toilet paper and trash bags. “Anything you need to clean,” Stewart said. “We have a full line of paper products and some food service, like foam plates and cups. We have vacuums and floor equipment, such as buffers and burnishers. “We’ve always been for both institutions and individuals,” Stewart said. “Anybody can come into the store and buy anything. We’re not dedicated just to commercial, though we do deal with commercial businesses. A lot of people come in to buy trash cans and cleaners.”

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From left, Lisa Nisly, Diane Williams, Jan Reffner and Denny Reffner stand in the work area of Classic Embroidery by Jan, 12 N. Main St. Nisly has worked at Classic Embroidery for nine years and Williams, for four.

Sewing success Embroidery shop grew from back of business to own storefront, big-time clients BY JOHN GREEN The Hutchinson News jgreen@hutchnews.com

She’s loved sewing all her life, since learning to operate a treadle machine as a toddler at her mother’s side. She worked at it professionally for a while in a Hutchinson drapery company that no longer exists. Jan Reffner freely admits, however, some level of trepidation when her husband suggested back in 1994 they buy an embroidery machine to set her up in business in the back of Reffner’s Sporting Goods on Hutchinson’s Main Street. “I thought, ‘Oh my goodness, I can’t do that,’” recalled the owner of this month’s Hutchinson/Reno County Small Business of the Month. “I saw the new machine and I still thought that. But I did it.” The machine was a single-head Melco-brand embroiderer, which they purchased after watching it perform at an industry trade show in Atlanta. Now, 17 years later, the machine is still used at Classic Embroidery by Jan, 12 N. Main. But it’s off to the side, next to a six-head Tajimabrand machine with 72 needles that her company eventually grew to need. Reffner also recalls her first order, of 1,000 ball caps. “She was in that back room a long time,” said husband and busi-

RECALL Fire risk prompts recall of nearly 87,000 Jeeps DETROIT – Chrysler is recalling nearly 87,000 Jeep Wranglers in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere due to a risk of fires. The recall affects only Wranglers from the 2010 model year that have automatic transmissions and were built before July 14, 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents posted Saturday on its website. Debris can get caught between a plate that protects the transmission and the catalytic converter, causing a fire. A catalytic converter is part of the exhaust system and uses heat and precious metals to control pollution.

Jan Reffner, owner of Classic Embroidery by Jan, explains how to thread the six-head embroidery machine at her business on North Main Tuesday afternoon. ness partner Denny Reffner. She also ran the machine’s needle through her finger – but only once. The business grew from that single machine, in the back of another business, to its Main Street storefront which has more than 400 accounts and employs four people. Among its clients are the

Hutchinson Chamber, Kansas Cosmosphere and Underground Salt Museum, as well as a number of large restaurants and corporations. Some 96 percent of the business is corporate accounts, the couple said, with the remainder from walk-in clients. This week the staff was finishing up an order of jackets for the Midian Shrine – a job requiring some 78,000 stitches in four colors, each jacket running on the machine for more than two hours. If doing a simple logo, they may process 50 to 60 shirts in a day. There was no one doing clothing embroidery in Hutchinson at the time she started, so demand quickly developed, Jan Reffner said. From the single machine Reffner expanded in 1997 to a four-head machine that could do four duplicate embroideries at one time – plus the original – and she relocated to inside Frank’s Frame Shop. A year or two later, she moved into her own storefront and then

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PUBLIC RECORD MUNICIPAL COURT Cases tried May 14 to May 18 Misty D. Capps, 535 E. Ave. C, allow dog to run at large, $50 fine, $76 court costs; own dog without registration, fine waived; rabies vaccination required, fine waived. Rebecca A. Cordero, 637 E. First Ave., allow dog to run at large, $100 fine, $76 court costs, fine $25 remitted based on kennel built in back yard. Victoria S. Holzbauer, 1515 N. Adams, keeping pigs and hogs, five days in jail, conditionally suspended 30 days, $30 fine, $76 court costs, defendant must remove animals from city within 30 days, if still in city the animals will be destroyed. John R. Snow, 1221 E. 11th Ave., allow dog to run at large, $50 fine, $76 court costs; own a dog without registration, fine waived. Mary K. Welch, 620 W. 17th Ave., theft; obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over property or services, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended six months, $100 fine, $76 court costs. Mark R. Wiley, 2510 E. 30th Ave., own a dog without registration, $50 fine, if defendant provides proof of the registration by May 31, city will remit fine. Ruby Gomez, 1009 E. 24th Ave. #B, battery, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended six months, $10 fees/costs; battery, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended six months, $76 court costs.

Helen R. Hougham, 326 Town Street, driving while license suspended/revoked/canceled, five days in jail, conditionally suspended 90 days, $100 fine, $86 court costs. Undrea L. Jones, 418 W. Ave. A, operate with no drivers license, $75 fine, $76 court costs. William J. Alexander, 9 Reformatory, domestic battery, 90 days in jail, one year probation, $100 fine, $246 fees/costs; obstructing legal process or official duty, 30 days in jail, one year probation, $100 fine, $196 fees/costs. Dasha M. Carey, 718 15th Circle, operate with no drivers license, $75 fine, $76 court costs; drivers license not in possession, $75 fine. Evan A. Q. Chesterman, 905 Airport Road, obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over property or services, 15 days in jail, conditionally suspended six months, $75 fine, $86 court costs. Shane L. Copeland, 1809 E. 33rd Ave., criminal damage to property, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended four months, $746.99 fees/costs. Daniel I. Henderson, 127 N. Lorraine, Lot #2, leave scene of accident, $50 fine, $76 court costs. Brandon S. Holeman, 3502 Garden Grove Parkway, theft; obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over property or services, 180 days in jail, one year probation, $100 fine, $256 fees/costs, credit for time served, restitution ordered.

Holly A. Holmquist, Pratt, drive while license suspended/canceled/revoked, five days in jail, conditionally suspended 90 days, $100 fine, $76 court costs. Lonnie F. Orr, 125 E. 10th Ave., drive while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, five days in jail, conditionally suspended one year, $100 fine, $176 court costs; fail to provide proof of liability insurance, $300 fine; drive while license suspended/canceled/revoked, 90 days in jail, conditionally suspended one year, $110 fine, $176 fees/costs. Moses Ortega, 424 E. 14th Ave., battery, 30 days in jail, conditionally suspended six months, $100 fine, $76 court costs. Harley L. Reed, 606 E. 10th Ave., drive while license suspended/canceled/revoked, 90 days in jail, conditionally suspended six months, $100 fine, $76 court costs, must serve five days house arrest. Juan C. Serrano-Ramirez, 210 ½ E. Seventh Ave., operate with no drivers license, fine waived, $76 court costs; fail to provide proof of liability insurance, $150 fine, half of fine remitted; fail to yield of way, $35 fine. Trae L. Taylor, 920 E. Ninth Ave., harassment by telecommunications device, 30 days in jail, one year probation, $75 fine, $206 fees/costs, no contact with victim.

BURGLARIES AND THEFTS May 14 to May 18 3400 block N. Walnut, a

laptop computer. 100 block W. Seventh Ave., misc. items. 1700 block E. Blanchard, Apple Iphone 4S. 1700 block E. Ave. G, a 12’x 6’ trailer. 300 block Arapaho, Inman, credit cards and cash. 300 block Crescent Blvd., miscellaneous tools. 9400 block Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, Mo., a wire cable. 900 block E. 12th Ave., a wallet and contents, tools and miscellaneous audio equipment. 700 block E. Sixth Ave., Ryobi 20 inch chainsaw.

MARRIAGE LICENSES James Nean Broker, 26, Hutchinson, and Kathleen Ann Worthington, 22, Hutchinson. Richard Michael Rive, 31, South Hutchinson, and Sheryl Rena Coffey, 34, Hutchinson. Gerald Lee Piepmeier, legal age, Hutchinson, and Darla Jean Mather, legal age, Hutchinson. Daniel Weaver King, 29, Hutchinson, and Robyn Dawn Mast, 27, Newton. Shane Leroy Copeland, 41, Kingman, and Lisa June Mason, 33, Kingman. Dustin Wayne McAfee, 36, Hutchinson, and Nicole Lee Wurtz, 33, Eudora. Josiah Daniel Zimmerman, 20, Hutchinson, and Jennifer Nicole Hess, 20, Hutchinson.

BANKRUPTCIES WICHITA – The following persons from central and southwest Kansas have filed bankruptcy petitions

with the federal district court here. Filings are Chapter 7 unless otherwise noted. Bucklin Angela Sue Looney, aka Angela Burnett, liabilities $39,480, assets $2,700, Chapter 13. Ellinwood Chance David Bailey, Aimee Lyn Bailey, aka Aimee Lyn McFarren, liabilities $59,682, assets $37,221. Ellsworth Matthew DeWayne Meeker, Cassandra Marie Meeker, liabilities $57,698, assets $17,274. Garden City Rene Nevarez, liabilities $44,938, assets $9,007. Brian Robert Frizzell, liabilities $16,319, assets $1,410. Great Bend Diane E. Combs, liabilities $38,556, assets $6,152. Harper James Robert McGuire, Melissa Dawn McGuire, aka Melissa Dawn Hodges, liabilities $79,224, assets $66,917. Hutchinson Donna K. Fager, liabilities $36,089, assets $4,961. William N. Short Jr., liabilities $39,308, assets $1,604. Robert Pearl Williams Jr., liabilities $80,418, assets $6,950. Larned Jamey Brannon, liabilities $26,777, assets $12,448. Liberal Iris Faye Huskey, liabilities $66,800, assets $65,100. Travis R. Meyer, liabilities $440,589, assets $19,400.

Lyons Lisa Joy Millison, liabilities $110,537, assets $11,525. Marquette Don Augusta McCoy, Marylin Ernestine McCoy, liabilities $82,210, assets $53,513. McPherson Gayle Edward Kent Jr., liabilities $123,224, assets $4,966. Nickerson Robert P. Davis, Mavis L. Davis, liabilities $209,424, assets $119,243. Pratt Scott Aaron Callaway, Gloria Jean Callaway, liabilities $171,067, assets $5,551. Curtis C. Nickelson, liabilities $158,366, assets $166,038. Sharon Michael DeWayne Sorg, liabilities $59,070, assets $11,240. Wilson William Allen Goatcher, Suzanne Renee Goatcher, aka Suzanne Renee Meade, Suzanne Renee Mead, Suzanne Nolde, liabilities $32,074, assets $18,050. Windom Todd M. Kaiser, aka Kaiser Excavating, liabilities $126,136, assets $392,250, Chapter 13. Chapter 7, liquidation, business or personal; Chapter 11, business reorganization; Chapter 12, farmer reorganization; Chapter 13, personal reorganization. Dba: doing business as; aka: also known as.

‘Robberies by appointment’ can be a Craigslist peril BY THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU

From California to Oklahoma to Georgia, cases of Craigslist crimes are cropping up like weeds lately. Even as attorneys general warnings, alerts from district attorneys and cautions from Craigslist itself proliferate, the public continues to be victimized by online schemers. Your Better Business Bureau urges caution when buying or selling on the popular classified ad site. What has become known as “robbery by appointment” is a particularly devious scheme now on a sharp rise nationally. Here’s how it works: A seller advertises a product on Craigslist or another such service. The product could be anything from smartphones to jewelry or you-name-it. A “buyer” contacts them

and they agree to meet where the deal will be conducted. At that meeting, the seller is robbed, in some cases beaten up, and –in at least one case in Washington state – murdered. Such incidents are being reported in broad daylight and in public places in “safe” neighborhoods. College campuses have even been the locations for these robberies. In some instances, the victim has been the person who showed up to purchase the item advertised online. A student in Georgia was about to make a purchase when the “seller” snatched the money from her hand and ran. The important thing to such thieves is that the appointment with their victim is arranged. At that appointment, the robber either steals what’s for sale or

steals the money of a seller. Safeguarding yourself The following tips can help prevent your selling or buying transaction from turning into a crime scene: ● Insist on meeting in a busy public place like a cafe. The more people around you, the better. ● Bring someone with you to the meeting. It’s also a good idea to let someone else know that you are going to the location for the sale. ● Do not arrange for the meeting to take place at your home. Do not invite a stranger into your home. ● If you’re selling or buying an item of high value, be extra cautious. Plan ahead to ask a lot of questions and get satisfactory answers before agreeing to the transaction.

● Take your cellphone with you and be prepared to call 911 if necessary. ● Don’t be pressured. Err on the side of caution, especially if something just doesn’t seem right about the sale. Trust your instincts. Transactions that do not involve a face-to-face meeting are also commonly used to take your money from you. ‘ Scammers have always favored “deals” that involve wiring funds via Western Union, Money Gram or some other wire service. Such requests are one of the biggest red flags to watch for. Never engage in transactions that require wiring money. Also, be aware that fake cashiers’ checks and money orders are a common occurrence. Banks will cash them and then hold you responsible for the money. As always, be aware of at-

Small businesses band together to drum up interest BY THE NEWS STAFF

Recognizing the importance of independently owned small businesses to a community’s wellbeing and the consequence of shopping locally – or not – a number of area small businesses have joined together in an effort to promote each other and shopping at home. Launched as part of National Small Business Week, the participating businesses will invite each other’s clients to not only frequent their own stores and businesses, but to ask them to visit other local businesses as well, said Vicki Adrian, longtime owner of Adrian’s Boutique in Buhler and the person behind the effort. “What three independently owned businesses would you miss if they disappeared?” Adrian asked. “Your favorite local restaurant, retail store, insurance agent, and art gallery are most likely a small proprietorship, but bring a lot of traffic and commerce to your community. This week is National Small Business Week and it is a great time to look at your current shopping habits and take a minute to think about where your money goes.” For every $100 spent in locally owned independent stores, $68 returns to the community through taxes, payroll, and other expenditures, Adrian said. Of the

same money spent at a national chain, only $43 stays in the community. “Spend it online and nothing comes home,” Adrian said. Ben Miller with Stutzman’s Greenhouse, Pleasantview, was quick to join the effort. He saw it as an opportunity to create awareness of the economic impact a small business has on a community. Miller employs more than 100 people locally and around the region. Other partners include Anne Armstrong of nationally renowned Roy’s Hickory Pit BBQ, Jeni and Andrew Bryan, a young couple who became owners of Jackson Meat in downtown Hutchinson two years ago, Cindy Kaufman and her Mustard Seed Deli in downtown Buhler, and Michelle Martens, manager of the

Prairie Fire Art Gallery in Buhler, which is home to 15 local artists who specialize in glass, oils, metals and other mediums. Adrian recorded video clips of each of the businesses and will include them on Facebook and in weekly emails that she will send to her clients this week. “I feel it is so important to make the personal connection with each client, and the video allows us to introduce a business to someone that may have driven by an establishment for many years, but just has never come in the door,” she said. “Reno County is blessed to have a community rich with independent businesses,” Adrian said. “Choose to venture a little bit off the beaten path. If you do you will find exceptional cre-

ative businesses that are good for you and the community.”

tempts to get your private financial information. Don’t give out any of it. Craigslist also warns users to avoid deals that involve shipping or escrow services. Be aware that thieves know this, too. Proactive precautions can help you avoid

becoming victim to a scam or to “robbery by appointment.” Contact your Better Business Bureau with concerns or questions. They’re at 1 (800) 856-2417 or online at www.kansasplains.bbb.org.


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OPINION

The Hutchinson News

Editorial Board JOHN D. MONTGOMERY / Editor-Publisher MARY RINTOUL / Managing Editor JASON PROBST / News Editor PAT SANGIMINO / Sports Editor

EDITORIALS

Redistricting Messy process shows need for independent map panel in 2020

servative Republicans trying to draw district lines each to their own benefit. The main problem with U.S. wenty-one states have some House districts is trying to draw kind of independent commisthem so the biggest geographical sion or other nonpartisan method district in Kansas – the 1st – doesfor the 10-year chore of redrawing n’t take in Riley County, home to legislative and congressional disManhattan and Kansas State Unitrict boundaries. This year, versity. That clearly would be the Kansas demonstrated why it needs most logical way to expand the disto be the next. trict, which needs to grow populaKansas has the dubious distinc- tion. But the 1st is represented by tion of being the last state in the Republican Tim Huelskamp, who nation to complete congressional state leaders fear will screw up redistricting. federal funding of a big governThat’s right, the very last. ment project, the National BioAnd and the job Agro-destill is3 fense Fan’t fincility. ished. InIn fact, stead, legislamap tors drawers continhave ue to tried varhaggle ious conover tortions One of many congressional redistricting plans. state of the Senate lines, the and congressional district boundlatest being to put part of Lawrence aries. in the 1st, which covers the western This issue is nearing a climax. part of the state. So it makes sense A U.S. district judge has given the to put Lawrence in the 1st and not Legislature until May 29 to submit Manhattan. Go figure. proposed maps to the court and Redistricting has become a cirhas scheduled a hearing that day cus in Kansas. Sending it to the in a lawsuit filed against the state courts is one way to take it out of over the redistricting fiasco. the politics in the Statehouse, but The main hang-ups are state it shouldn’t come to that. Senate and U.S. House boundaries. Kansans should call on their The state Senate impasse has to legislators next year to set up an do with conservative Republicans independent commission to do retrying to challenge moderate Redistricting, starting in 2020. Most publican Senate incumbents and states with such systems took care has pitted the conservative-strong of this task months ago and likely House against the moderate leadended up with legislative and conership it would like to topple in the gressional boundaries that make Senate. This is gerrymandering sense geographically, irrespective Kansas-style – moderate and conof political considerations.

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Solid competition Having candidate challengers is a good thing for voters, state t least three Reno County A House districts may have something that has been sorely needed in recent years: competition. In the 101st House District – currently held by Rep. Joe Seiwert – Reno County resident Carol Moore has stepped up as a Democratic challenger. Meanwhile, in the 104th House District, Speaker of the House Mike O’Neal, who has held the seat since 1985, will face off in a primary contest against retired District Court Judge Steven Becker, assuming O’Neal files for reelection. And Rep. Jan Pauls, who has held her 102nd House District seat since 1991 largely without serious opposition, likewise will defend her seat against fellow Democrat Erich Bishop. Far too often, elected officials don’t have to defend their practices, convictions or actions to their constituents. When elected leaders aren’t challenged as part of

a competitive race, those leaders have little incentive to explain the decisions they have made in office. Instead, they run rudimentary campaigns that do little more than remind people that their name will be on the ballot. Unfortunately, more often than not, that is the only name on the ballot. When people aren’t engaged in the political process, the process fails. Having strong candidates vying for an office holds the candidates, and the eventual office-holder, accountable to the public. Yet putting one’s reputation, time and energy on the line for a largely thankless job is a hard sell. That is why it is all the more impressive that these three challengers have voluntarily made their lives more complicated, and themselves vulnerable, in an effort to make Kansas a better place to live and work. In Reno County, the spring of challengers is encouraging, and it is something Kansans should hope happens in their House, Senate and congressional districts.

COLUMNISTS

Parents’ behavior squeezing good coaches One of my favorite people in the world stopped doing what he does best. He no longer works with teenagers to make them better baseball players – and, more important, better people. He’s now a high school administrator, which means he climbed the food chain and still has a hand in the educational process. But there is a degree of separation between him and the students. It’s a shame. Such a waste. When he was on the diamond, his players gravitated toward him. They adsorbed what he said. You could feel the passion in every word of instruction. Baseball was his passion. And his players responded. Teaching it was his calling. But after five years of coaching high school baseball, he gave it up. He got out partially jaded by the experience, but with his sanity still intact. Don’t get the wrong idea. He won a lot of games. His program made it to the Kansas Class 6A semifinals in his second year. And he prepared just about every kid on his roster – and a few ballplayers – for life at the next level. He loved it. But there was a side to the job that became unbearable. In short, there was too much politics and way too many parents for him to be able to do his job. When are we going to learn a lesson from these premature departures? The career coach is becoming a symbol of a bygone era. There was a time when a young coach took a job while the ink on his teaching certificate was still tacky. He proceeded to spend the next 40 or 50 years at that school. In that time, he became entrenched in the community. He devoted his life to that school, and he ended up coaching the sons and grandsons of former players.

Pat Sangimino My high school football coach is that guy. I used to think his longevity had elevated him into a position that made him beyond reproach. That’s a naïve way of thinking nowadays. I’m certain there are parents sitting at midfield each Friday night in the fall convinced that the reason his team isn’t winning is because the game has passed him by, convinced that he is too old to make their son better. That’s the way some parents think these days. It’s never the fault of the Jimmys and Joes. Instead, they blame the Xs and Os. It’s far more convenient. Parental involvement has always been one of the necessary evils of high school sports. Schools need Mom and Dad to raise money and to support athletic programs in other ways. They serve a vital role. But their influence has to be limited. Somewhere, a disconnect has taken root. There’s a sense of selfimportance. They feel empowered to question a coach’s strategic decisions, his or her decisions on who plays and the methods a coach uses for motivating players. The coach that never swore, but demanded the most from his players, can be fired. A coach who brought a state championship to his program just a few years earlier could be in trouble if he cuts the wrong player from the team. And another coach – 22 years on the job – could be deemed replace-

able at the drop of a bunt if his program falls on hard times. It’s happened in these parts – and relatively recently. Every school has a small group of out-of-control parents. Some – like the one I encountered recently at a regional tennis tournament – are rogue troublemakers. Fortunately, he was escorted out of the Wichita Heights complex. Unfortunately, his ouster came about an hour too late. In his brief time at courtside, he questioned every close call (players make their own calls in high school tennis) and then proceeded to call his son’s opponent a “punk” late in the first set. His behavior was reprehensible, and the tournament director who ejected him from the match deserves some credit. Tournament directors, athletic directors and school administrators can learn a whole lot from that action. The man was asked to leave. And the match went on. That could be a microcosm for the way high school athletics should be run all the time. A parent who raises an issue about a coach’s ability should be listened to. And then, if no criminal action or misconduct is being committed by the coach, the athletic director and school administration should see the parent to the door while offering unconditional support to their coach. That’s the job – one of the more important ones. No one player is bigger than a program – or the coach who spent years building it for mere pennies per hour. No class of athletes is bigger than a program. Students have a right simply not to go out for a team. If that’s the choice, someone else will fill the roster spot and the games will go on. They always do. Pat Sangimino is sports editor for The Hutchinson News. Email: psangimino@hutchnews.com.

Tough on crime, tough on justice So the people got sick of it, all those criminals being coddled by all those bleeding heart liberal judges with all their soft-headed concern for rights and rehabilitation. And a wave swept this country in the Reagan years, a wave ridden by pundits and politicians seeking power, a wave that said, no mercy, no more. From now on, judges would be severely limited in the sentences they could hand down for certain crimes, required to impose certain punishments whether or not they thought those punishments fit the circumstances at hand. From now on, there was a new mantra in American justice. From now on, we would be “tough on crime.” We got tough on Jerry Dewayne Williams, a small-time criminal who stole a slice of pizza from a group of children. He got 25 years. We got tough on Duane Silva, a guy with an IQ of 71 who stole a VCR and a coin collection. He got 30 to life. We got tough on Dixie Shanahan, who shot and killed the husband who had beaten her for three days straight, punching her in the face, pounding her in the stomach, dragging her by the hair, because she refused to have an abortion. She got 50 years. We got tough on Jeff Berryhill, who got drunk one night, kicked in an apartment door and punched a guy who was inside with Berryhill’s girlfriend. He got 25 years. Now, we have gotten tough on Marissa Alexander. She is the Jacksonville, Fla., woman who said her husband flew into a violent rage and tried to strangle her when he found text messages to her first husband on her phone. She said she fled to her car, but in her haste, forgot her keys. She

Leonard Pitts

By now, it should be obvious how wrongheaded and costly that reasoning was — and how urgently we need to roll back the wave that swept over us in the Reagan years. It is understandable that the nation wanted to get tough on crime. took a pistol from the garage and returned to the house for them. When her husband came after her again, she fired — into the ceiling. The warning shot made him back off. No one was hurt. Like Shanahan before her, Alexander was offered a plea bargain. Like Shanahan, she declined, reasoning that no one would convict her under the circumstances. Like Shanahan, she was wrong. Earlier this month, Alexander got 20 years for aggravated assault. And like Shanahan, like Berryhill, Williams, Silva and Lord only knows how many others, she received that outlandish sentence not because the judge had a heart like Simon Legree’s, but because he was constrained by so-called

“mandatory-minimum” sentencing guidelines that tie judges’ hands, allow them no leeway for consideration, compassion, context or common sense. In other words, they prohibit judges from judging. Charles Smith, the judge who sent Shanahan away, put it best. He said the sentence he was required to impose “may be legal, but it is wrong.” Amen. The Eighth Amendment prohibits “cruel and unusual punishment.” In a nation where we execute people based on no evidence save eyewitness testimony, it is hard to imagine what meaning that prohibition still holds. But assuming it means anything, surely it means you can’t draw a 20year sentence for shooting a ceiling. Except that Alexander just did. In restricting judges from judging, we have instituted a one-sizefits-all version of justice that bears little resemblance to the real thing. It proceeds from the same misguided thinking that produced the absurd “zero tolerance” school drug policies that routinely get children suspended for bringing aspirin and Midol to class. In both cases, there is this silly idea that by requiring robotic adherence to inflexible rules we will produce desirable results. By now, it should be obvious how wrongheaded and costly that reasoning was — and how urgently we need to roll back the wave that swept over us in the Reagan years. It is understandable that the nation wanted to get tough on crime. But we have been rather hard on justice, too. Email Leonard Pitts at lpitts@miamiherald.com.


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ON THE RIGHT

Protecting the process Let’s be clear ... the proposed remediation to legislative invocations in our community does not prevent or inhibit Christians, Jews, Muslims, Atheists, Pagans, Pastafarians or any other person who identifies with a particular belief system from praying, not praying or giving homage to their God, goddess, multiple gods or even no god at all. On the contrary, the issue being considered by the Reno County Commission is exactly how government can guarantee that all religious liberty is protected from encroachment by other religions (or “non-religions”) that might compete within and therefore sully the governmental process. The protection of one religion must, at all costs, be extended to the protection of all religions. This includes those religions that might be different than the one you are used to. In fact, those other religions might be so very different, as to be diametrically opposed to beliefs of your religion. The ability of government to enact these protections requires that it take an indisputably neutral position on the subject of religion. Indeed, citizens of the U.S. are afforded the most liberal religious freedoms in the world. The First Amendment ensures that you and I are allowed to pursue whatever religion we wish. No matter how silly or unreasonable it may sound to our neighbors. This freedom is extended into all facets of our society, right up to the edge of government. It is at this precipice that we must, unanimously, stand up with one common voice and demand that our government reject the temptations to adopt, endorse or participate in any religion so that our government may remain beyond reproach in its efforts to serve as a voice for all people regardless of their religious beliefs. Society-at-large will naturally ferret out the most extreme in favor of the moderates. However, it is not in the interest of government to weigh in on which religion is right or wrong. This is not a simple task put before our local officials. Allowing one religion to pursue their practices in the form of legislative invocations may be in direct conflict with others, having the chilling effect of cultivating a non-inclusive environment in our governmental process. The last thing any of us should want is a government that takes sides on the issues of religions. I do not envy the Reno County Commission’s decision as it is certainly wrought with deeply emotional conflict. However, one option seems to stand above all others. A moment of silence has been offered as a possible solution to this dilemma and may meet the diversity test. It seems that everyone’s needs are met by allowing silent invocation for those that wish to participate, while also not alienating other citizens that may not subscribe to that type of belief system. To adopt an alternative will surely doom our community to more polarizing debate. While not true for all, most of us don’t want that. ROB MATTOX Hutchinson

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Cal Thomas

The president’s ‘other gospel’

Same-sex marriage: Empathy or right? WASHINGTON – There are two ways to defend gay marriage. Argument A is empathy: One is influenced by gay friends in committed relationships yearning for the fulfillment and acceptance that marriage conveys upon heterosexuals. That’s essentially the case President Obama made when he first announced his change of views. No talk about rights, just human fellow feeling. Such an argument is attractive because it can be compelling without being compulsory. Many people, feeling the weight of this longing among their gay friends, are willing to redefine marriage for the sake of simple human sympathy. At the same time, however, one can sympathize with others who feel great trepidation at the radical transformation of the most fundamental of social institutions, one that, until yesterday, was heterosexual in all societies in all places at all times. The empathy argument both encourages mutual respect in the debate and lends itself to a political program of gradualism. State by state, let community norms and moral sensibilities prevail. Indeed, that is Obama’s stated position. Such pluralism allows for the kind of “stable settlement of the issue” that Ruth Bader Ginsburg once lamented had been “halted” by Roe v. Wade regarding abortion, an issue as morally charged and politically unbridgeable as gay marriage. Argument B is more uncompromising: You have the right to marry anyone, regardless of gender. The right to “marriage equality” is today’s civil rights, voting rights and women’s rights – and just as inviolable. Argument B has extremely powerful implications. First, if same-sex marriage is a right, then there is no possible justification for letting

Charles Krauthammer states decide for themselves. How can you countenance even one state outlawing a fundamental right? Indeed, half a century ago, states’ rights was the cry of those committed to continued segregation and discrimination. Second, if marriage equality is a civil right, then denying it on the basis of (innately felt) sexual orientation is, like discrimination on the basis of skin color, simple bigotry. California’s Proposition 8 was overturned by a 9th Circuit panel on the grounds that the referendum, reaffirming marriage as between a man and woman, was nothing but an expression of bias and “serves no purpose ... other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians.” Pretty strong stuff. Which is why it was so surprising that Obama, after first advancing Argument A, went on five days later to adopt Argument B, calling gay marriage a great example of “expand(ing) rights” and today’s successor to civil rights, voting rights, women’s rights and workers’ rights. Problem is: It’s a howling contradiction to leave up to the states an issue Obama now says is a right. And beyond being intellectually untenable, Obama’s embrace of the more hard-line “rights” argument compels him logically to see believers in traditional marriage as purveyors of bigotry. Not a good place for a president to be in an evenly divided national debate that requires both sides to offer each other a modicum

of respect. No wonder that Obama has been trying to get away from the issue as quickly as possible. It’s not just the New York Times poll showing his new position to be a net loser. It’s that he is too intelligent not to realize he’s embraced a logical contradiction. Moreover, there is the problem of the obvious cynicism of his conversion. Two-thirds of Americans see his “evolution” as a matter not of principle but of politics. In fact, the change is not at all an evolution – a teleological term cleverly chosen to suggest movement toward a higher state of being – given that Obama came out for gay marriage 16 years ago. And then flip-flopped. He was pro when running for the Illinois Legislature from ultra-liberal Hyde Park. He became anti when running eight years later for U.S. senator and had to appeal to a decidedly more conservative statewide constituency. And now he’s pro again. When a Republican engages in such finger-to-the-wind political calculation (on abortion, for example), he’s condemned as a flip-flopper. When a liberal goes through a similar gyration, he’s said to have “evolved” into some more highly realized creature, deserving of a halo on the cover of a national newsmagazine. Notwithstanding a comically fawning press, Obama knows he has boxed himself in. His “rights” argument compels him to nationalize same-sex marriage and sharpen hostility to proponents of traditional marriage – a place he is loath to go. True, he was rushed into it by his loquacious vice president. But surely he could have thought this through. Charles Krauthammer’s email address is letters@charleskrauthammer.com.

It is one thing to talk about “fairness” when it comes to allowing gays and lesbians to marry; it is quite another to claim biblical authority for such relationships. President Obama cited the “Golden Rule” about treating others as you would like to be treated, but in doing so he ignored the totality of Scripture and the Lord Himself, who alone gets to set the rules for human behavior. The president says he is a “practicing Christian.” It is difficult to be one while simultaneously holding a low view of the Bible, which his position on several social issues might suggest. The same Book that informs him about the Person he told Pastor Rick Warren in 2008 is his “Savior,” also speaks to the beginning of human life (he has done nothing to limit abortions), fornication between adults of the opposite sex (no word yet on his position on that subject), marriage, and adultery, which the Seventh Commandment and New Testament passages condemn. I recently wrote that it is becoming increasingly difficult for people who believe the Bible is God’s Word to impose their beliefs on those who disagree with them. But it is something altogether different for those who disagree to claim the Bible doesn’t say what it says, in effect calling God a liar. President Obama apparently hopes there are sufficient numbers of biblical illiterates – and he could be right about this – who either won’t notice his sleight of hand, or don’t care. Thousands of years of human history have sustained marriage between one man and one woman. Even human biology testifies to a natural order. Genesis 2:24 says “...a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife. The two shall become one flesh.” Jesus, Whom President Obama likes to selectively quote when it suits his earthly political agenda, honored traditional marriage at a wedding feast in Cana (John 2:1). He also reaffirmed the Genesis passage in Matthew 19:5. Paul, the Apostle of Jesus, wrote in Ephesians 5 about husbands and wives, male and female. Scripture teaches that the marriage union between a man and woman is an illustration of how Christ and the church are one (Ephesians 5:32). It also teaches that since God made us, conceived of marriage and created sex to be enjoyed within the marital bond, He gets to set the rules and establish the boundaries for human behavior, not because He is a curmudgeon who wants to deny us pleasure, but because He knows what is best for us. Liberal theologians have tried to modify, or even change, what is contained in the Bible and there are those in our time who are following their example with the issue of same-sex marriage. People are free to accept or reject what Scripture says. What they are not free to do is to claim it says something it does not. In modern times that’s called “spin.” In an earlier time it was called heresy. The Apostle John warns in Revelation 22:18-19 about the punishment awaiting anyone who adds to, or subtracts from Scripture. Deuteronomy 4:1-2 has a similar warning. The consequences aren’t pretty. There are also warnings not to preach “another Gospel” (Galatians 1:8, 2 Corinthians 11:4, among others). As he seeks to justify his position on same-sex marriage and other issues that are either questionable at best, or deny Scripture at worst, President Obama might be said to be preaching another gospel. This could possibly lead to a fissure in his solid support among African Americans, costing the president votes in November. It will also likely galvanize the culture warriors. Minorities mostly vote for Democrats, but they don’t like their faith denied. That could cause some of them to stay home on Election Day, or even vote for Mitt Romney. The negative reaction the president received from some of the African-American ministers he called last week after declaring his support for same-sex marriage should serve as a prophetic warning. Email Cal Thomas at tmseditors@tribune.com.


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‘Intern Hutch’ highlights offerings ■ Program will connect summer

business interns with people and activities in Reno County. BY JOHN GREEN The Hutchinson News jgreen@hutchnews.com

Bailey Stiggins only needs to think back to her summers at home during college to see the potential in a new program the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce is developing, with assistance from Young Professionals of Reno County. “I’m from here, and even when I came home in summer it was a struggle and I couldn’t wait to get back to school,” said Stiggins, community development coordinator at the chamber. “Mostly I didn’t have a connection with young people my age who were at my same point in life. Some were already working or had started a family. They were at a different place than I was.” The purpose of “Intern Hutch” is to connect college-aged summer interns with activities and people in Reno County.

The goal, Stiggins said, is twofold: to provide a quality learning opportunity at an intern’s designated business, and have interns understand the quality of life there is in Reno County for a young professional. “We don’t want the interns to spend the summer just going to work and then watching TV all evening,” Stiggins said. “We want them to be engaged in what’s happening here, meet others their age and, at the end of the summer, say, ‘I could see myself living in Reno County.’ ” Activities for interns will take place at least once a week, usually on a Tuesday or Thursday evening. They will go on group tours of local attractions such as the Cosmosphere, as well as attend professional development trainings. Training topics will vary, but could include such things as how to dress for success, and the dos and don’ts of social media when applying for jobs. Some activities will be far less formal, such as going for a walk on the trails, taking in a Hutchinson Monarchs baseball game, or having

“We don’t want the interns to spend the summer just going to work and then watching TV all evening.” Bailey Stiggins a picnic in a park. Stiggins said the activities aren’t as important as the relationships the interns will develop as they participate. Volunteers from Young Professionals of Reno County will attend events, too, and be available to mentor the interns. “Right now we’re reaching out to businesses to find the ones that already have summer interns,” Stiggins said. “In the future we’d like to be a connector, to help businesses find a student who’s looking in their field and maybe get them interested in Hutchinson in a way maybe they weren’t before.” The chamber might also assist students in finding housing, she said. She was surprised at the number of internships offered at local busi-

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Jan Reffner and her husband Denny at Jan’s business, Classic Embroidery by Jan, on North Main in Hutchinson. Reffner has owned and operated the business for 17 years.

Small ● From Page B1 traded up to the six-headed machine, the largest available. That machine cost, Reffner said, about the same as a new Lexus. “We ship to around 15 to 20 towns, mostly around Hutchinson, but also Wichita and Manhattan,” Denny Reffner said. “It’s been mostly by word of mouth.” The process starts with a logo, picture or phrase loaded into a computer in the shop. That’s transferred to a floppy disk which is

plugged into the embroidery machine. A hoop frame is then attached to the garment and it’s loaded onto the machine, which does the stitching. Nine-year employee Lisa Nisly, who started as a trimmer, now does most of the stitching, said Jan Reffner, who is semi-retired. “She’s so much faster than I am,” Reffner said. “She gets things done quickly.” When the stitching is done, four-year employee Diane Williams removes the frame and trims the stitching on the back, then ensures there are no lose threads. The garment is

then steamed. “She’s our quality control girl,” Denny Reffner said. “Many of our customers are major businesses and they don’t mess around with their logos. We have to make it right. Every garment is trimmed and checked.” Denny Reffner does the ordering, billing and shipping for the company, “and we always meet our delivery dates,” he said. While most logos come pre-created, the company can design or customize a logo for a customer, Reffner said. Also, they don’t just do embroidery, but screen printing and transfer prints.

Janitorial Supply employee Taylor Crane restocks brooms on a display rack Friday at the store on Main Street. The business has been sold and will relocate to 1535 W. Fourth Ave. Photos by Travis Morisse/The Hutchinson News

Supply ● From Page B1 The sale of the business to its new owner, Gary Newcome, was “kind of a fluke,” Stewart said, in that Newcome “was dabbling in the jan-san business and heard about Janitorial Supply. He walked in off the street and asked Fred if he was interested in selling.” After conferring with his family, Blick agreed to the sale, which occurred in January. The business will move to 1535 W. Fourth Ave., in the former Foy Construction building, once remodeling is complete. The building already houses another business owned by Newcome, Ark Valley Roofing. “He’s taking a bunch of offices that are not in use to create a new showroom,” Stewart said. “There’s also a big warehouse behind the building. We outgrew this building a long time ago. Now there will be a lot more room for both display and inventory.” The showroom floor itself will be at least 3,000 square

The longtime family-owned Janitorial Supply business will be able to expand its inventory and offerings at its new location. feet, Stewart said – nearly half the floor space of the entire existing business. “We’re very excited about the move,” Stewart said, noting the business will also offer “front-door parking.” Newcome was not available Friday to talk about his plans, but Stewart said staff will likely expand after the move. The business now employs

four people full time, including Stewart and her sister, Tina Baker, and three parttime, including Fred as a consultant. The move won’t occur until remodeling of the new location is complete, likely around the first of August, Stewart said. Blick plans to sell the Sherman and Main building.

nesses, Stiggins said, and she hopes to have a group of 12 to 15 interns participate this summer. “That will be a nice sized group for any activity we want to do,” she said. “However, there’s always room for more.” The diversity of businesses offering internships, from nonprofit to recreation, manufacturing to professional, also surprised her, Stiggins said. That will make for a varied group of interns, and expose them all to the diversity of job opportunities in Reno County. The program launches at 5:30 p.m. June 5 with an orientation at the Chamber of Commerce. Employers wishing to see a complete schedule of summer activities may contact the chamber. “It’s something the Young Professionals have been talking about doing for a really long time, but they never had the staff person to make the push,” Stiggins said. “I’m glad we’re able to put it in motion.” For more information on the Intern Hutch program, contact Stiggins at baileys@hutchchamber.com.

Lunch and Learn event focuses on using time wisely BY THE NEWS STAFF

The Fourth Friday Lunch and Learn series sponsored by the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce will feature Andy Addis, a motivational speaker, trainer, and pastor of CrossPoint Church. Addis will go over managing and using your time efficiently and productively. The event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Hutchinson Community College’s Shears Technology Center. The cost is $15 and includes a lunch buffet. To register, call (620) 665-3559. Using time well brings a shower of benefits, but using time poorly brings all kinds of trouble. This training focuses on asking the big questions to get the most important answers to make the most of your time. The end results are some practical strategies to become a master of time. Contact Lori Webb at loriw@hutchchamber.com for more information.


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Raptor haven The Eagle Valley Raptor Center, located 20 miles west of Wichita near Cheney, offers scheduled guided tours. The center’s main mission is to provide food, shelter and veterinary care to Kansas birds of prey so they may return back to the wild. Director Ken Lockwood can be contacted at his website www.eaglevalleyraptorcenter.org Ken Lockwood holds “Turnpike,” a male American Kestrel, who was found by the Wellington turnpike, raised by humans and arrived at the center after staying for a time at the Hutchinson Zoo. Kestrels are one of the few birds of prey that you can tell their gender by their color.

“WaSu,” a 12-year-old male bald eagle, looks over his flight pen at Eagle Valley Raptor Center. ‘WaSu’ is an educational bird used at the center because his left wing was wounded by a gun shot and he cannot be released back into the wild.

“Durango,” an African Eagle Owl stretches his wings while he is perched on Lockwood’s glove.

A three-year-old female bald eagle named “Lena” lands on Lockwood’s glove in her flight pen. Lena will not get her white head and tail until she turns around the age of five years old. The eyes of “Durango,” the African Eagle Owl, are different in that they are orange instead of yellow like the Great Horned Owl.

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Lockwood built a bald eagle’s nest at the center. He calls it a “studio apartment-sized” nest because eagle’s nests can get a lot larger. In Kansas, eagles build their nests usually in cottonwood trees along rivers and lakes. Large eagle’s nests can be 2000 to 3000 pounds, 10 to 12 feet deep and 6 to 8 feet across because the eagles use the same nest every year and just add on to it.

Man gives scam alert Editor’s note: Each week, Hutchinson News reporters find pieces of news while working on producing daily news stories. These stories about the people and places that make up our communities will be printed in Ad Astra. Send your ideas to kroderick@hutchnews.com or call (620) 694-5700, ext. 331. A letter that Hutchinson resident Jonathan Ledin received in the mail recently informed him he was a winner of a “customer reward draw” for customers of WalMart, Sears, Home Depot, Safeway and ASDA. The letter said he was entitled to a “guaranteed sum of $50,000,” and an enclosed check for $2,950 was part of the prize and would enable him to “offset the statutory non-British resident tax payment of $1,950.” He was encouraged in the letter – which had a company name of “Aflac-Payment Alliance International” on top – to call the listed phone number. “I called and played dumb, and they told me to cash the check,” Ledin said. He wants people to know it’s a scam. Ledin took the check to his bank and showed bank employees the letter, and “they knew it was a scam right off the bat,” he said. “I received a phony check a few years ago, but this one looked better,” he said, holding up the check. “It makes it look pretty legitimate.” Ledin said he reported the phony check to authorities but wants other residents to be aware of the scam. – Darcy Gray Lots of valedictorians Six seniors at Sterling High School and five seniors at Haven High School capped their high school careers this month with unblemished grades. Compiling a perfect 4.0 at Haven were: Rebecca Blackburn, Torrie Rhodes, Austin Shafer, Tayton Trent and Megan Yoder. They represented about 8 percent of the graduating class. They weren’t the only students earning honors, either. About 43 percent of Haven’s graduates finished with at least a 3.5 grade-point average. Sterling High has produced multiple valedictorians previously, but the Class of 2012 set a record with six valedictorians, out of a class of just under 40 students. Sharing top honors were: Jared Cullop, Taylor Fair, Molly Foster, Keaton Prather, Hannah Spittler and Nicole Taylor. – Mary Clarkin Pet project A fundraiser Saturday during the St. John Jubilee will help send three 4-H members to the United Kennel Club’s Junior National Dog Show in Kalamazoo, Mich. Whitney Ossola, 15, of St. John; Ryan Klamm, 11, of Hutchinson; and Lauren Haselhorst, 11, of Kinsley, will compete at the show. They will have their dogs with them and will show off their skills if asked. Klamm is ranked 21st in the nation in UKC junior agility and sixth in junior obedience with his miniature Australian Shepherd named Captain Patch. Ossola is ranked 24th in the nation in UKS junior agility with her Border Collie named Tilly, who has multiple titles in UKS and American Kennel Club agility and is within 50 points of her UKC Champion Title, according to the Stafford County 4-H Dog Club. Haselhorst is ranked 37th in the nation in the UKC junior agility with her Border Collie named Zoey. The St. John Jubilee is held every Memorial Day weekend in St. John. – Kristen Roderick


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CELEBRATIONS

Lisa Mason / Shane Copeland

Lisa Mason, Kingman, and Shane Copeland, Hutchinson, announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Robert E. Farmer and Janis Annette Hawk, both of

Marissa Rozman / Nathan Mendoza

Hutchinson, and LeRoy and Marquetta Copeland, Orange City, Fla. The wedding is planned for Aug. 18 at Sturgis, S. Dak. The bride-elect graduated from Hutchinson High School and Sidny’s Hairdressing College. She is the owner of Soliel D’or Salon in Kingman. The bridegroom-elect graduated from Nickerson High School and Hutchinson electrical Apprenticeship. He is a plant operator and electrical maintenance at Westar Energy, Gordon Evans Energy Center.

Mike and Peggy Mendoza, Hutchinson, announce the engagement of their son, Nathan Mendoza, to Marissa Rozman, daughter of Dr. Karl and

Maria Rozman, Overland Park. The wedding is planned for May 26 in Venice, Fla. The bride-elect gradauted from the University of Kansas with a BA in Mathematics and Germanic Languages, and the KU School of Pharmacy. She is a Clinical Pharmacist at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. The bridegroom-elect graduated from KU with a B.S. in Biology/Genetics and is a medical student at the KU School of Medicine, Kansas City.

Erwin E. Choitz, Hutchinson, will celebrate his 85th birthday Monday. He was born Mary 21, 1927, in Ellsworth. On May 30, 1953, CHOITZ he married Verla McElwain in Hutchin-

sary May 19. They were married in 1952 at First Baptist Church in Bartlesville, Okla. He worked for Package Inc. for 28 years. Their children are Steve Rush, Anthony Rush, Douglas Rush, Bryon Rush and the late Janice Malone. They have 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to them at 1621 Carey Blvd., Hutchinson, KS 67501.

Gene and Ruth Robb, Guide Rock, Neb., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception

from 2 to 4 p.m. May 27 at the Plevna Community Bible Church. Gene and the former Ruth Geist were married June 2, 1962, in Plevna. They both retired after 40 years of teaching in the York, Neb., school system. Their children are Ruth Robb, Salyer, Calif., and Darin Robb, Lincoln, Neb. They have two grandchildren. Cards may be sent to them at 535 E. State St., Guide Rock, NE 68942.

son. His children are Janna, Jon and Mark (Malinda). His grandchildren are Garrison, Grant and Galen. Cards may be sent to him at 6400 N. Madison, Hutchinson, KS 67502. Ann Hays, Hutchinson, will celebrate her 90th birthday with her family. She was born May 31, 1922, in Spearman, Texas, and married Eddie Hays on June 5, 1940, in Hutchinson. HAYS He died Dec. 19, 2007. She was a secretary for F. E. Perry Lumber, Attys. Weinlude, Cole, Oswald and Shaffer, and retired after 21 years from Dillons Corporate Offices. She enjoys family and friends, church, wood chip carving, reading and gardening. Her children and spouses are Sherry and Ron Barnhart and Steve and Robbie Hays, all of Hutchinson. She has four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to her at 806A E. 30th Ave., Hutchinson, KS 67502. James “Jim” McCarty, Hutchinson, will celebrate his 92nd birthday Thursday.

He was born May 24, 1920, to Ed and Josie McCarty in Great Bend, and on June 21, 1944, he married MCCARTY Mary Jean Buckley of Topeka. She died Sept. 27, 1995. He served in the European Theater during World War II and retired from Winchester Packing after 28 years. His favorite pastimes are playing cards, traveling and dancing. His daughter and son-inlaw are Carolyn “Susie” and Mike Sims. He has two grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren and companion, Arlene Shaver, Hutchinson. Cards may be sent to him at 51 Halsey Drive, Hutchinson, KS 67501. Martin Edward McCoy, Hutchinson, will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Rice Park Shelter Building, Ida and Stevens Sts. He was born May 16, 1932, in Lawrence, and married Mary Martin on July 22, 1989, in Joplin, Mo. He served in the U.S. Navy for six years, was a manufacturing engineer, retiring from Eaton Corporation in 1992 after 38 years, and has

worked at 1st National Bank for almost 20 years. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle for many years, golfing, garMCCOY dening, woodworking and construction. His children and spouses are Michael McCoy, Pamela (McCoy) and Kerry Plum, Michelle (McCoy) Carr, Mark and Carol McCoy, Gary Don Martin, and Michael and Stephanie Martin. He has 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to him at 518 E. 10th Ave., Hutchinson, KS 67501. Warren Wintamute, South Hutchinson, will celebrate his 90th birthday Friday. He was born May 25, 1922, and also lived in Dodge City. He retired as a route supervisor for Betts Baking Company. His wife is Maxine Wintamute, and his children and spouses are Richard and Jeannie Wintamute, Inman, and Sherry and Mick Ellis, Hutchinson. He has four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to him at 200 Sunnydell Circle, Apt. 17, South Hutchinson, KS 67505.

COLLEGE NOTES Newman University The Newman University School of Social Work honored spring and summer 2012 graduates of the Master of Social Work program with a pinning ceremony held May 4 on the Newman campus in Wichita. Area graduates include: Jill Baxa, McPherson; Samantha Mitchell, Dodge City; Jerry Slaight, Ellsworth; Theresa Sly and Susan Weigel-Wise, Hutchinson. University of Kansas Twenty-seven graduates of the University of Kansas were honored as newly commissioned officers in the armed forces during ceremonies Monday. An additional four graduates of other universities were honored as well. Area honorees include: Michael Hines, Lyons, for the Army branch, and Brenner Schap, Holcomb, for the Navy branch. KU is one of only 50 universities in the nation offering an ROTC program that represents all branches of the military. KU’s ROTC program also trains cadets from Baker University, Haskell Indian

Nations University in Lawrence, Mid-America Nazarene University in Olathe, the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth and Washburn University. Joshua Michael Mendoza, Hutchinson, has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Membership gives students a number of benefits including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel, and service projects on campus and in the community. NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first and second-year students. Membership is by invitation only. North Central Kansas Technical College The North Central Kansas Technical College in Beloit and Hays has announced that Cody Krehbiel, Pretty Prairie, has received a $200 Technical Honor Student Scholarship to attend NCKTC in the fall of 2012. University of Northern Colorado

Christie Berglund, Moundridge, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, during spring graduation ceremonies at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley. Buena Vista University Laura Page, Hutchinson, was recently awarded the J. Leslie Rollins Fellowship at Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa. The fellowship provides an off campus internship experience for students with recognized potential for leadership and accomplishments. She was also inducted into Alpha Chi, a national honor society recognizing scholarship in all disciplines, promoting academic achievement and encouraging its members to continue their lives as scholars. Furman University Kathy Eakes, Plains, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Furman University in Greenville, S.C. Southwestern College Jacey Cullop, Sterling, Taylor Kinnamon,

Copeland, and Lucas McConnell, Newton, were recognized as Masterbuilders during Honors Convocation May 5 at Southwestern College, Winfield. The honor is given to graduating seniors who best typify the spirit of Southwestern. The Student Government Association initiates the process for naming Masterbuilders by calling for each member to nominate students. The list of students who receive a vote is then submitted to a faculty vote. Finally, the entire student body votes, choosing recipients from the names remaining on the list. Creighton University The following area students were awarded degrees during the spring commencement ceremony May 12 from Creighton University, Omaha, Neb.: Garden City: McKenzie Hunter, Bachelor in Social Work, cum laude, Vanessa Rodriguez, Bachelor of Arts degree; Montezuma: Clyde Redger, Bachelor of Science in Physics, cum laude; Wilson: Austin Hunter, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, magna cum laude.

HIGH SCHOOL NOTES Nickerson High School Ashley Almquist, a senior at Nickerson High School, has received the Dale Dennis Excellence in Education award sponsored by United School Administrators of Kansas. Almquist demonstrated the characteristics necessary to receive this annual

Jim, Judy, Jeff and their families invite everyone to celebrate with their parents, Joe and Juanita Gillaspie for

Gene and Ruth Robb

80-PLUS BIRTHDAYS Nelson Carlson, Tecumseh, will celebrate his 85th birthday with a reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Garfield Lutheran Church, 203 Sherman in Garfield. He was born May 24, CARLSON 1927, in Jetmore and also lived in Larned. On Feb. 14, 1957, he married Jewell K. Sherrick in Dodge City. He is a retired carpenter and enjoys restoring military jeeps and spending time with family. His children and spouses are Berni and Julee Carlson, Tecumseh, Ron and Bonnie Carlson, Burlingame, and Tammie and Randy Levin, Bristow, Okla. He has eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to him in care of Tammie Levin, 420 E. Sixth Ave., Bristow, OK 74010.

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award given in honor of on of Kansas’ educational leaders. Recipients of the award are identified in high schools throughout the state as a quality individual. The award was established in 1996 by Kansas school administrators to honor the long and valuable

their 60th wedding anniversary from 4 to 7 p.m. June 1 at the Rozel Community Building. The couple was married June 1, 1952, at the United Methodist Church in Pratt. He was a teacher/coach for several years. They have lived the past 41 years at Rozel where he taught in the Pawnee Heights School system until retirement in 1991. Cards may be sent to them at P.O. Box 28, Rozel, KS 67574. Your presence is gift enough.

Martin and Pat Hampel

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Lloyd and Marie Rush, Hutchinson, celebrated their 60th wedding anniver-

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service that Dale Dennis has provided to Kansas education. He is the Deputy Commissioner of the Kansas State Department of Education. Central Christian School The following students were named to the honor roll at Central Christian

School. Seventh grade: Mason Rich, Holden Davis; Eighth grade: Rachel Hagen, Chloie Benton, Kaitlyn Pankratz; 10th grade: Matthew Rich, Zachary Wilt; 11th grade: Laura Thompson, Monica Davis, Jared Starkey; 12th grade: Heather Casey, Kyle Crouse.

Martin and Pat Hampel, Kingman, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a luncheon for immediate family followed by a Mass at 1 p.m. and a come and go reception from 2 to 4 p.m. May 27 at St. Patrick

Catholic Church and School in Kingman. Martin and the former Pat Lager were married May 26, 1962, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Angelus. Hosts for the event are their children and spouses, Christie and Alex Creighton, Ft. Morgan, Colo., Fred and Leslee Hampel, Evergreen, Colo., Tom and Judy Hampel, Pratt, and Julie and Ron Pinkerton, Dodge City. Their grandchildren are, Ben and Rachel Creighton, Justin Hampel, Aaron and Jesse Pinkerton. Cards may be sent to them at 600 N. Sugar, Kingman, KS 67068.

PEOPLE The Carriage Club in lip vase was selected as Best Kansas City, Mo., recently of Show from over 500 enhonored Best of Show artist tries in various forms for the Gordon Zahradnik at the competition. His wife, Rae, Art Is Ageless finale was chosen for the reception. choice award in 2005 Zahradnik, a Lyons and honored in 2011 artist who grew up in with her sunflower the Wilson/Ellsworth watercolor painting. community was seHis journey began lected by corporate earlier this year judges Ann Marie when he entered the Kiess, curator of eduArt is Ageless juried ZAHRADNIK art competition at cation at the Salina Art Center, Miko Halsey, Sterling Presbyterian Manor Japanese Relations/Collecwith first place awards in tions coordinator Society of three categories including Decorative Painters, and Best of Show. Leslie Przybylek, curator of The Zahradniks continue humanities exhibitors, Mid- their artistic work with four America Art Alliance. art shows at present with In recognition of Older work from the “Art of Z” American Month, ZahradGallery and Studio in rural nik’s porcelain RAKU lacy Lyons.

WHO’S NEW COLWICH Jett Cecil and Cora Jo, twin son and daughter of Jesse and Rhonda McCurry, were born April 15 at Wesley Hospital in Wichita. Their grandparents are Brenda Tautfest, Red Rock, Okla., Ron Nida, Lawrence, and Greg and Pam McCurry, Sedgwick. Great-grandparents are Cecil and Sandra Mc-

Curry, Mt. Hope. LEWIS Eli Robert, son of Kurt and Ashley Peintner, was born May 13 at Pratt Regional Medical Center. His grandparents are Greg and Denise Wood, Lewis, and Bob and Jolene Peintner, Spearville. His great-grandparents are Wilbur and Shirley Wood, Lewis.

THANKS FOR EVERYTHING What a long journey – and so many blessings. A great big thank you to all who helped me celebrate my 100th birthday. It was wonderful! May God bless all of you! OPAL ALBRIGHT Pretty Prairie The family of Harold “Buck” Balzer would like to express thanks to all of you who gave our family food, friendship, cards and contributions to the Buhler High School Memorial Gift Fund. It was all very much appreciated. THE FAMILY OF HAROLD “BUCK” BALZER We would like to express our sincere appreciation for the thoughts, prayers, cards, food, donations and visits

during the days and weeks after losing our son, brother, father, grandfather, uncle, nephew and very best friend. Rickie Lee Caudillo, 48, joined his brother, grandparents, uncles and aunts in heaven on April 21, 2012. THE FAMILY OF RICKIE LEE CAUDILLO Dear Hutchinson News: Thank you for publishing the stories in The Hutchinson News. We liked the three stories, “Wishing You Home,” “Out of This World,” and “Sooner or Later.” We enjoyed reading them and learned a great deal from the stories and our classroom discussions. FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS PAWNEE HEIGHTS SCHOOL Rozel

REUNION The Chad-Searle Family Reunion will be at 12:30 p.m. May 27 at the Hudson Community Center in Hudson. Plans include a covered dish

luncheon and drinks will be provided. All friends are welcome. For more information, call Jewel Chadd Broadfoot at (913) 579 8914.

ANNIVERSARIES Paid anniversary announcements are published on Sundays. Announcements must be received within a month before or after the date of the anniversary or celebration. For Sunday publication, announcement information and photo(s) must be received by noon Tuesday. There is a $25 charge for announcements that are 25 lines or less. Additional lines cost $1 per line. One photo is included in the $25 charge. There is an additional $15 charge for a second photo. Photos may be picked up at The News after publication or will be returned if stamped, self-addressed envelope of sufficient size is provided. Information forms for anniversary announcements are available at The News and on hutchnews.com, click on Contact Us. Those who miss the deadlines for paid anniversary announcements can purchase an advertisement. Please contact the advertising department.


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CELEBRATIONS AMERICAN LEGION BOY’S STATE

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Thirty-one Reno County high school juniors have been selected to attend the 2012 American Legion Boys’ State of Kansas Leadership Academy. The 75th session is set for June 3 to 9 on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan. Qualifications include: high school students who have completed their junior year of school with at least a B average, are self starters and involved in school and community activities. Young men meeting these qualifications need a sponsor and approval of their school

principal. The program is sponsored by the Kansas American Legion and gives the students a week long lesson in leadership, civics and politics. The youth are elected to city, county and state offices during the early part of the session and then carry out government activities involved in operating local and state governments. The delegates, their parents and sponsors include: Buhler High School Logan Caywood, Tim and Jennifer Caywood, TSW Products Co. Inc.; Chad Gob-

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Potato Bar Season – 11 a.m. today at the Walnut Valley Senior Center, Rush Center. The potato bar offers slow-baked potatoes, and a large variety of salads and desserts, along with coffee and tea. Proceeds will go to maintain the former grade school building for use by the community. Yoder Farmer’s Market – 2 p.m. Friday at the Community Building in Yoder. Farmer’s Market – 7 a.m. Saturday at the Great Bend Public Library.

Stuffed French Toast Demonstration – 2 p.m. Saturday at Apron Strings, 201 S. Main St. Join us in the kitchen for a free brunch demonstration that features a sweet baked French toast coated with a maple-pecan glaze and filled with cream cheese. On the side, we’ll serve a glazed fruit medley.

Farmer’s Market – 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Second and Washington. The market offers fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, crafts and homemade food. Glorious Salads Demonstration – 2 p.m. June 2 at Apron Strings, 201 S. Main St. For this free demonstration, we continue to create colorful, fresh salads that celebrate the season’s best produce. We’ll make a strawberry kiwi salad with an orange-lime dressing and a bleu cheese apricot salad with an apricot dressing. Santa Fe Trail Days – June 8-10 in downtown Larned. In addition to crafts and food vendors, inflatables, medallion aunt, button sales with a giveaway (no purchase required) and other interesting events, on Friday evening will be our Ranch Rodeo at the Fairgrounds. Saturday’s main attraction will have a free concert by the Robbie Seay Band (Christian Rock) and Everfound (Pop Rock). Most of the events during Santa Fe Trail Days are free, with the exception of the Ranch Rodeo and Carnival Rides.

SUPPORT GROUPS Take Shape for Life – 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hutchinson Public Library, 901 N. Main St. Women’s Cancer Issues Support Group – 6:30 p.m. June 4 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Room A (cafeteria level). Offered by a community partnership of Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson Clinic, Cancer Council of Reno County and caring community survivors. For questions, contact Jeri at (620) 665-2074 or

A calendar of nonprofit community events is published each Sunday in Ad Astra. Send information about your event to: The Hutchinson News, P.O. Box 190, Hutchinson, KS 67501-0190. We need your material two weeks in advance.

Becky (620) 694-4139.

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS 11th Annual Senior Health & Fitness Day – May 30 at Hays Medical Center, 2220 Canterbury, Hays. The program begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and health presentations starting at 9 a.m. Topics covered during the program are: “All Stressed Up and Nowhere to Go” with Tim Davis; “Progressive Muscle Relaxation” with Deb Cook; “Self-Reflection and Mindful Living” with Carmen Winter; “Howto on Hand Massages” with Rachel Loving; “Exploring Music-Based Wellness” by JoAnn Jordan; and “Stretching and Guided Imagery” with Kim Hattrup. There is no charge for registration, and a free brunch will be available with special music presentation by Brian Keller and Luke Johnson. Please RSVP by May 25 by calling (785) 623-5900. Email Marketing workshop – 9 a.m. June 2 at the Justice Theatre on the Hutchinson Community College campus, 1300 N. Plum St. The workshop – featuring Diane Potter of Springboard Designs, an Internet marketing firm – is designed for small-business owners. The workshop will cover how to use email to stay in touch with customers, and what services are available to help you do it. To register, email David.Inskeep@scorevolunteer.org or call 665-8468. The workshops are organized by a local chapter of SCORE. “Come Fly With VBS!” Vacation Bible School –

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ber, Neal and Jan Gobber, Hutchinson Civitan Club; Alex Holmes, Cynthia and David Holmes, Sons of American Legion; Shaun Knipp, Jane and John Knipp, Peoples Bank and Trust; Tyler Wright, Carrie and Ron Wright, Ron and Carrie Wright. Hutchinson High School Brody Ackley, Darin and Becky Ackley, Hutchinson Kiwanis Club; Jack Bever, Jim and Janet Bever, Sequayah Trading and Transportation; T.J. Blake, Sarah and Chuck Blake, Cargill Salt Division; Jonathan

Daniels, Will and Sharon Riner, Sequayah Trading and Transportation; Abe Fangman, Joe and Susan Fangman, Conklin Cars; Samuel File, Carter and Tracy File, Hutchinson Rotary Club; Devon Friesen, Amy Monahan and Chris Friesen, Hutchinson Rotary Club; A.J. Holland, Mark and Gay Holland, Sequoyah Trading and Transportation; Dominique Hoover, Jim Hoover, Walmart Super Store; Nick Ramsey, Tiffany Ramsey, Jackson Dairy; Alonso Talamontes, Rosalia Talamontes, TSW Products Co.; Hunter Wiles,

Steve Wiles, Dr. Mary Brummett. Haven High School Taylor Carlson, Dennis and Stephanie Carlson, Dr. Grant Ringler; Tyler Skomal, Tim and Diane Skomal, First National Bank, Hutchinson. Fairfield High School Aaron Ewy, Sammi Nickell, Cox Communications. Trinity High School Evan Bentley, Bruce Bentley, Underground Vaults and Storage; Gregory Flores, Gregory Flores, Hutchinson Credit Union; Luke Kicklighter, Jim and Maria Kicklighter, Jim and Maria

Kicklighter; Alex Lutz, Steven Lutz, Elliott Mortuary; Tom Mailloux, Phil and Kathy Mailloux, Midway Motors; Chad Pauly, Dr. Tim Pauly, Dr. Tim Pauly; Isaac Thibault, Michael Thibault, Dillons; Steven Yackley, Mark and Laura Yackley, Dr. Tim Carter. Nickerson High School Duncan Ensminger, Nathan and Jill Ensminger, Hutchinson Kiwanis Club; Jesse Porter, Doug and Kim Porter, Capitol Federal Foundation, Topeka; Tanner Vick, Chris and Lynn Vick, Cargill Salt Division.

June 4 at First Southern Baptist Church, 1201 E. 23rd Ave. VBS will be held from June 4 to June 8 from 8:30 to 11:45 a.m. For more information, call (620) 663-4425.

raine. The show is free and open to the public, but there are fees for demos and paint-ins. For more information, contact Jeannine Goertz, president, at ipaintchina@cox.net or Karen Wiley, publicity chairman, at (620) 687-6283.

are only open during class times.) For more information, email hoopfituniversity@gmail.com.

cise; 1 p.m. pitch (cards), quilting; 4 p.m. tai chi exercise; Tuesday: 8:45 a.m. yoga exercise; 10 a.m. free consultation with John Shaffer regarding legal questions (appointments only), oil painting (all levels); 1 p.m. free bingo; 4 p.m. yoga exercise; Wednesday: 8:45 a.m. qigong exercise; 9 a.m. woodcarving; 10 a.m. chair exercise, cribbage; 11 a.m. line dancing; 1 p.m. open bridge, hand and foot; 4 p.m. qigong exercise; Thursday: 8:45 a.m. tai chi exercise, 9 a.m. stained glass, quilting and twilling; 9:45 a.m. Y.A.H. ministry; 10 a.m. scratch art; 12:30 p.m. pinochle; 1 p.m. drawing and painting, bunco, workshop with Gloria; 3 p.m. journaling on family history; 4 p.m. tai chi exercise; Friday: 8:45 a.m. yoga exercise; 9 a.m. beading; 10 a.m. chair exercise; 1 p.m. bridge, special bingo; 4 p.m. yoga exercise.

Achieving Optimal Health Seminar – 5:30 p.m. June 5 at Holiday Inn Express, 1601 Super Plaza. Featured speakers will be Dr. Bill Davis and several Certified Health Coaches. Flint to Sand: Prairies of Harvey County – 6 p.m. June 11 at Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, 177 W. Hickory, Hesston. This Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Course (jointly sponsored by the University of Kansas, Schowalter Villa, Hesston College and Kidron Bethel Village), offers adult learners the opportunity to identify, examine and compare native prairie plants and animals, explore land use history of these prairies, and consider what the future may hold for the diverse prairies of Central Kansas. Swim Lessons at the Splash (session 1) registration deadline – 8 a.m. June 13 at Salt City Splash Aquatic Center, 1601 S. Plum St. Session 1 lessons will be held June 18-28, Monday through Thursday both weeks (Fridays are reserved for make-up days). More information is available at www.saltcitysplash.com. Stars in Our Eyes – 6:30 p.m. June 14 at Schowalter Villa Fellowship Hall, 200 W. Cedar, Hesston. This Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Course (jointly sponsored by the University of Kansas, Schowalter Villa, Hesston College and Kidron Bethel Village), meets weekly for three weeks and offers adult learners the opportunity to learn about recent developments and new information about our solar system, Milky Way galaxy and universe. Participants will examine the current state of these systems, their origins and ultimate fates. Website development workshop – 9 a.m. June 16 at the Justice Theatre on the Hutchinson Community College campus, 1300 N. Plum St. The workshop – featuring Diane Potter of Springboard Designs, an Internet marketing firm – is designed for small-business owners. The workshop will cover how to create an effective website without breaking the bank. To register, email David.Inskeep@scorevolunteer.org or call 665-8468. The workshops are organized by a local chapter of SCORE.

ART Kansas Federation of China Decorators – Thursday through Saturday at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 1400 N. Lor-

K-96 June Jaunt – June 1-3 from Tribune to Ellinwood along K-96. History Writ Large: Great Bend Murals Exhibition – June 3 at Barton Community College, Great Bend.

MEETINGS AND LECTURES Reno County Coupon Queens meeting – 1:30 p.m. today at the Hutchinson Public Library, 901 N. Main St. This is a new coupon group open to those in Reno County. What to bring to the meeting: current ads, coupons, ideas and a snack for yourself. Sorry, no children under 16 at the meetings. For more information, visit the group on Facebook or email renocouponqueens@live.com. This event is free and opened to the public. Wildflower Tour – 10 a.m. June 2 at the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, six miles north of Canton Springs. For reservations, call (620) 628-4455. There is an option for lunch at Three Sisters in Canton. Houston Whiteside Neighborhood monthly meeting – 7 p.m. June 14 at the home of Jon and Jan Potter, 527 E. First Ave. Steve Harmon will show pictures of the 1928 flood in Hutchinson.

SCHOOL Bethany College commencement – 2 p.m. today at 335 E. Swensson St., Lindsborg. Eugene Bales, retiring provost and dean of the college, will speak at the ceremony.

FUNDRAISER Guinness World Record attempt for the Largest Hula Hoop Workout – Noon on May 21 at Hutchinson Magnet at Allen Elementary School, 403 W. 10th Ave. The cost to participate is $5 per person if you supply your own hula hoop. If you do not have a hula hoop, you may purchase in advance a discounted adultsize hoop taped in Allen Elementary School Colors for $15. Please submit your participation fees along with any hoop purchases in the online store at www.seibellastudio.net. You may also drop off registration money at Sei Bella Studio, located next to J.C. Penney in the Hutchinson Mall. (Please note that we

The Sirens of South Central in concert – 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pretty Prairie Middle School, Pretty Prairie. The group is performing to benefit the Pretty Prairie Middle School music program. Beef Empire Days Poker Run – 7:30 a.m. June 2 at Meals on Wheels, 907 N. 10th, Garden City. The poker run will benefit Meals on Wheels. The $35 entry fee includes breakfast, one poker hand, one commemorative T-shirt, one lunch ticket and a door prize entry. The $50 entry fee provides two of each item. Additional poker hands are $5, and additional lunch tickets are $5. 24th Annual AT&T Charity Golf Tournament – 12 p.m. June 4 at Highlands Golf Club. The hole sponsorship deadline is May 24. All proceeds from this event will help support the programs offered to hundreds of youth each year at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hutchinson.

SENIORS Delos V. Smith Senior Center / 101 W. First Ave. (620) 662-0111 Monday: 8:45 a.m. tai chi exercise; 9 a.m. jewelry making, advanced bridge, Heart of Kansas Quilt Guild; 10 a.m. chair exer-

Elmdale 50-Plus Center / 400 E. Ave. E (620) 663-2811 Monday: 10 a.m. dominos; noon lunch; 1 p.m. bunco; 7 p.m. dance; Tuesday: 1 p.m. creative cards; 1:30 p.m. line dance; Wednesday: 10 a.m. dominos; noon lunch; 1 p.m. card bingo, stitch and chat; 1:30 p.m. line dance; Thursday: 7 p.m. pitch; 7:30 p.m. dance for $5 (featuring Melodie & Alan); Friday: 10 a.m. dominos; noon lunch; 1:15 p.m. bingo.

ENGAGEMENTS Paid engagement announcements are published on Sundays. Information and photo must be received be-fore noon Tuesday. There is a $25 charge for announcements that are 25 lines or less. Additional lines cost $1 per line. Photos may be picked up at The News after publi-cation or will be returned if stamped, selfaddressed envelope of sufficient size is provided. Information forms for engagement announcements are available at The News and on hutchnews.com, click on Contact Us.


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Photo submitted by Joyce Gilliland and Dellis Neal

The third annual Little Miss Hutch Pageant, sponsored by the Emancipation Day Committee, took place April 28 at the Flag Theater. The pageant is open to all girls ages 6 to 12. In the Pink Group, ages 6 to 8, Eliseona Perez was the winner, Analyse Skinner, second place, and Jaisy Monet Gabhart, third place. In the Purple Group, ages 9 to 12, Tylia Bruton was the winner, Alexis Herald, second place, and Jasmine Benitez, third place. Other participants were: Alexis Dawn Heller, Aryanna Muyaga, Mattyson Schrag, Gracie Skinner, Megan Broyles, Denning Kendall, Jordan Ray, De’Ajiainell Gamble and Briana Gamblain-Weberd, who was picked as Little Miss Congeniality.

Pictured are winners in the Purple Group. From left to right are Benitez, third place; Bruton, winner; and Herald, second place.

Pictured are winners in the Pink group. From left to right are Monet Gabhart, third place; Perez, winner; and Skinner, second place.

WEDDINGS Paid wedding announcements are published on Sundays. Information and wedding photo must be received before noon Tuesday for Sunday publication. The News will publish paid announcements for weddings within six months of the wedding date. Those who miss that deadline will be offered the opportunity to purchase an advertisement. Information forms for wedding announcements are available at The News and on hutchnews.com, click on Contact Us. There is a $35 charge for announcements that are 35 lines or less. Additional lines cost $1 per line. Photos can be picked at The News after publication or will be mailed if stamped, self-addressed envelope is provided.

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Arlene Barb shows off the plaque she received after being named the 2011 Hutchinson Good Samaritan volunteer of the year. Barb performs music monthly with friends for the center’s residents.

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Keaton Pedigo plays in the sprinkler while enjoying the warm weather the evening of April 24.

WASHBURN UNIVERSITY GRADUATES More than 7,300 students and 1,000 faculty and staff are involved in more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs leading to certification, associate, bachelor, master’s and Juris Doctor degrees. Graduation candidates include December 2011 School of Law, spring 2012 and summer 2012 graduates. Area graduates include: Bison, Nicole Stejskal, Bachelor of Arts, Mass Media, Cum Laude; Ellinwood, Jane Billinger, Bachelor of Arts, History, Magna Cum Laude; Florence, Elisa Gayle, Bachelor of Business Admin., Finance, Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Cum Laude; Fowler, Brayden Lundeen, Bachelor of Business Administration Management, Cum Laude; Galva, Katherine Larson, Bachelor of Health Science, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Magna Cum Laude, Allied Health; Great Bend, Amanda Bretches, Bachelor of Science, Biology, Christopher Napolitano, Juris Doctor, Law; Hillsboro, Caitlin

Reimer, Bach of Science in Nursing, Magna Cum Laude; Hugoton, Anthony Davis, Bachelor of Elementary Education; Hutchinson, Katlin Hays, Associate of Science, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Joseph Hermes, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology; Inman, Paige Martin, Bachelor of Business Administration Management, Paige Martin, Associate of Science, Radiologic Technology; Lakin, Julie Jennings, Bach of Science in Nursing; Marion, Riley Ross, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Jessica Vogel, Bachelor of Music, Music Performance, Magna Cum Laude; Marquette, Emily Yoder, Associate of Science, Physical Therapist Assistant; McPherson, Stephanie LeBlanc, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Cum Laude, Chad Nieman, Bachelor of Arts, Kinesiology, David Vincent, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Kasey Klenda, Juris Doctor, Law; Montezuma, Kayla Wiswell, Bachelor of Health Science, Medical Imaging;

Ness City, Dillon Stum, Juris Doctor, Law; Newton, Jordan Loyd, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Jordan Loyd, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology; Pratt, Heather Domsch, Associate of Science, Radiologic Technology, Tyson Eisenhauer, Juris Doctor, Law; Preston, Jenna Gatz, Associate of Science, Physical Therapist Assistant, Allied Health; St. John, Misty Young-Fisher, Juris Doctor, Law; Sterling, Wallace Stromberg, Juris Doctor, Law; Tribune, Drew Zerr, Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, Cum Laude; Ulysses, Jeremy Hodgson, Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting, Garrett Metcalf, Bachelor of Business Administration, Management, Magna Cum Laude, School of Business Scholar, Garrett Metcalf, Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing, Joshua Thomason, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Bachelor of Business Administration., Economics, School of Business Scholar.

SCHOOL LUNCHES USD 308 Hutchinson Hutchinson High School Monday: Grilled cheese sandwich, baby carrots, cantaloupe, sherbet Tuesday: Manager’s special Wednesday: Manager’s special Thursday: No lunch served Friday: No school - summer vacation Hutchinson Middle/ Elementary schools Monday: Grilled cheese sandwich, baby carrots, cantaloupe, sherbet Tuesday: Chicken strips, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, cinnamon puffs

Wednesday: Manager’s special Thursday: Papa John’s pizza, cookie, garden salad, strawberries Friday: No school - summer vacation USD 310 Fairfield Monday: Meat, potato, vegetable, fruit, bread Tuesday: Hotdog, potato, vegetable, sherbet Wednesday: No school summer vacation Thursday: No school summer vacation Friday: No school - summer vacation Trinity Catholic High School Monday: Chicken fried

steak, mixed vegetables, pears, roll Tuesday: Crispito, California veggies, lettuce, cheese, apple Wednesday: No school summer vacation Thursday: No school summer vacation Friday: No school - summer vacation Holy Cross Catholic School Monday: Cook’s choice Tuesday: Cook’s choice Wednesday: Ham and cheese sandwich, Cheez Its, carrot sticks Thursday: No lunch – early release Friday: No school - summer vacation

MEALS ON WHEELS/FRIENDSHIP MEALS Monday: Beef steak or liver and onions, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, strawberries, roll Tuesday: Ham and Swiss broccoli pasta, beets, mandarin oranges, tapioca pud-

ding, wheat bread Wednesday: Taco burger on a bun, oven brown potatoes, mixed vegetables, apricots Thursday: Tater tot casserole, cucumber and

tomato salad, peaches, bread Friday: Baked chicken, baked lima beans with peas, potato salad, pears, roll ● Milk is served every day


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Dr. Marlow Ediger, Professor Emeritus of Truman State University, received notice that his writing “Listening in an Integrated Language Curriculum”, was accepted EDIGER for publication in Reading Improvement, an international professional journal devoted to improving children’s ability to read. Dr. Ediger graduated from Inman High school in 1946 and completed the BSE and Master’s degrees from Emporia State University and the Doctorate in Education from the University of Denver in 1963. He was a professor at Truman State University for over 30 years and presently continues to write each day professionally for education journals. Dennis LeFevre of the Everence office in Hesston received the Praxis Mutual Funds Sales award at the Everence National Conference in Columbus. LeFevre achieved the highest sales LEFEVRE in this category, as measured in new dollars. LeFevre is a Certified Financial Planner and serves as an Everence trust and financial advisor. He is licensed to assist clients with fee-based or commissionbased investment advice. LeFevre may be contacted at the Everence office at 371 North Old Highway 81 in Hesston, by calling (620) 327-4043, (877) 467-7294, or dennis.lefevre@everence .com. To learn more, visit www.everence.com or call (800) 348-7468. Keith Hughes, CEO, First National Bank of Hutchinson is pleased to announce Kent McKinnis was recently hired as officer and farm manager, Farm Management Services, First Wealth MCKINNIS Management. Farm Management Services is the largest farm management group in Kansas and is one of the largest in the country. The department manages over 230,000 acres run by over 1,000 operators in more than 70 Kansas counties as well as in Oklahoma, Colorado, Nebraska and Texas. Prior to joining The First, McKinnis worked for Kansas State University (KSU) as an extension agent, most recently in Reno County. He earned a B.S. in Agricultural Economics and M.S. in Agriculture from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. McKinnis is a certified crop adviser and holds a 1A certification for commercial pesticide applicators. He completed the Management, Analysis, and Strategic Thinking (MAST) program with KSU. He is the president of the Reno County Fair Board, board member of the Reno County Cattlemen’s Association, and is involved with the Reno County Kansas Livestock Association. McKinnis will manage farms in central Kansas and northern Oklahoma. The Hutchinson Clinic is pleased to announce the association of Emily Calvillo as compliance/risk manager. Calvillo attended Wichita State University, graduating in 2009 and is currently working on CALVILLO her master’s degree through Friends University. She started working in Hutchinson as a receptionist in 2005 and for the past seven years she has been a part of the Hutchinson Clinic working in vari-

ous areas. Calvillo’s duties as the compliance/risk manager include compliance officer, risk manager, safety training and education, and HIPAA regulations throughout the Hutchinson Clinic. Gary D. Shorman, Hays, was re-elected to a third, one-year term as chairman of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas oard of directors at its annual meeting May 10 in Topeka. Shorman, president and CEO of Eagle Communications since 1998, has served on the Blue Cross board since 2005. Leonard R. Hernandez, chief executive officer, Morton County Health System, Elkhart, was elected to fulfill a three-year, unexpired term on the board. Directors elected to fouryear terms at the meeting were Diane L. Lee, CPA, CSEP, Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk and Loyd LLC, Hutchinson; Robert L. Mullen, administrator (retired), Hospital District 1 of Rice County, Lyons. Other area members of the BCBSKS board of directors include Thomas C. Simpson, Sterling; and Kenneth W. Winter, Dodge City. The board of directors and Management of Document Resources, Inc. are pleased to announce Dawn Kolden has been hired as an account executive for the Southern Service ReKOLDEN gion. Based in Wichita she will primarily assist clients in the Wichita, Hutchinson, Andover, Derby and Newton area. Kolden previously managed the Wichita Office of Travel and Transport, worked for the Wichita and Valley Center Chambers of Commerce and has owned several businesses. Shawn M. Wyatt, CFP, CRPC has joined Central Bank and Trust Co., Hutchinson/Wichita as Assistant Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Wyatt has six years experiWYATT ence as a financial adviser. He received the Professional Designation of Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor from the College for Financial Planning in Greenwood Village, Colo., in 2009 and the Professional Designation of Certified Financial Planner from Kaplan University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. in 2011. A native of Abilene, Wyatt earned a Bachelor of Science in business from Emporia State University. He is an active member of the Young Professionals of Reno County and is in his third year of service on the YP Advisory Council as the organization’s treasurer. He also serves on the Finance Committee for First United Methodist Church. Wyatt’s responsibilities at Central Bank will include managing the investments of fiduciary accounts within the Trust Department and offering fee-based financial planning services. GREAT BEND – CPI Qualified Plan Consultants Inc., a third party record keeping and administration company headquartered in Great Bend announced that Peter Wesner has acWESNER cepted the senior manager position for the internal sales department. Wesner has been with CPI’s sales and marketing department since 2004, starting with the internal sales team before serving as the retirement plan consultant in CPI’s Kansas City, Mo. office. He earned his bachelor’s degree in busi-

ness administration from Sterling College. A native of Ellinwood, Wesner lives in rural Ellinwood with his family. STERLING – Brad Nix, associate professor of music, was awarded the 20112012 McCreery Teaching Award at Sterling College’s 120th Commencement Ceremony on May NIX 12. The McCreery Teaching Award recognizes and encourages excellence in teaching and is presented to a faculty member whose efforts have provided noteworthy and innovative instruction to Sterling College students during the academic year. The award was established in honor of Sterling College’s fourth president, William M. McCreery, and has been awarded to one outstanding faculty member each year since 1977. Nix is also an active composer and arranger, having produced dozens of choral and piano pieces published through Shawnee Press. STERLING – Senior associate professors of theatre arts Diane DeFrancoKling and Gordon Kling were conferred the rank of faculty emeritus during the college’s commencement exercises on May 12. The ceremony marked the Klings’ retirement and the end of their 41st and 44th year of teaching for Sterling College. In order to obtain professor emeritus status, a faculty member must have limited or terminated their responsibilities as a ranked faculty member, served for 15 or more years and reached a minimum of 60 years of age. Professor emeritus status is designated and appointed by the board of trustees, after recommendation by the president, the vice president for academic affairs and the Faculty Status Committee. The Greater Hutchinson Convention/Visitors Bureau (CVB) awarded Linda Schmitt, executive director of the Reno County Historical Society, with the 2012 Hospitality Award at a luncheon SCHMITT held recently to celebrate National Tourism Week. During National Tourism Week, CVB’s from across the nation focus on increasing awareness of the travel and tourism industry’s economic, cultural and social contributions. The tourism economy is a broad and diverse partnership that includes retail, lodging, dining, entertainment, and transportation sectors. The 20th annual We Kan! awards were presented May 5 at the Kansas Sampler Festival to those who help preserve and sustain rural culture. The awards are given by the Kansas Sampler Foundation as appreciation for dedicated work to help preserve and sustain rural culture. The 2012 area winners are: Myrna Barnes, Elkhart, Commitment to County History; Amy Bickel, Hutchinson News, Perfectly Penning about Past Kansas Towns; Vicki Gillett, Larned, Longtime Community Promoter; Keystone Gallery, Scott County, Fabulous Fossil Stewards; Fred Peterson, Marquette, Determined Community Booster; and Ruben Schuckman, Hays, Devoted Promoter of Ellis County Towns. The awards plates are made annually by Steve and Jane Fry of Elk Falls Pottery. NEWTON – Lori Smith, CPDT-KA for Caring Hands Humane Society, has earned certification through the Certification Council for Professional

Dog Trainers (CCPDT). She joins more than 2,000 certificants worldwide with only 19 of them here in Kansas. Candidates who pass the CCPDT examinations earn specific designations which may be used after their names. All certificants must earn continuing education units to maintain their designations. They must also adhere to a strict code of ethics in their practices. Smith plans to use her new certification to help keep animals in their homes. People often surrender their animal because of behavior concerns that they feel are unfixable and they can no longer live with. Most of these people do not

realize that there is help for them out there. This certification will also go a long ways in helping the animals around the shelter. Dogs and cats that were once deemed unadoptable can now be resocialized, retrained, and rehabilitated into amazing companion animals. If you are interested in a behavior consultation from Smith, call Caring Hands Humane Society at 316-2830839. Ruth Anne French-Hodson, daughter of Jim and Lisa French (Partridge), will graduate from Yale Law School with a Juris Doctorate on Monday in New Haven, Conn. In Au-

gust, she will begin a clerkship with U.S. District Court Judge Michael Ponsor in Springfield, Mass. French-Hodson is a 2000 Haven High School graduate who graduated with honors from the University of Kansas in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. She was chosen as a Rhodes Scholar while attending KU and has received her master’s and doctorate in political science from Oxford University, England. French-Hodson is married to Jake Hodson, who is pursuing a degree in landscape architecture at the University of Connecticut. They have a three-year old son.


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St. Rose joins Midwest Cancer Alliance Local cancer patients will be the main beneficiaries of a new partnership that allows even more services here in the community. St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center has become a member of the Midwest Cancer Alliance (MCA), a statewide organization that provides local access to the latest advancements. “We are very excited to bring top-notch protocols and research opportunities to Great Bend,” said Claudia Perez-Tamayo, radiation oncologist at Heartland Cancer Center, which is part of the St. Rose family. “This association with MCA dovetails very well with the high level of patient care we have in Great Bend.” Patients now may participate in national protocols with the University of Kansas Cancer Center, as well as Phase I and Phase II clinical trials and research, Perez-Tamayo said. MCA links discoveries made in KU labs to a regionwide network of health care facilities in an effort to advance the quality and reach of cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and survivorship methods, Hope Krebill, MCA executive director, said.

She outlined a few of the main benefits of MCA membership to St. Rose. They are: access to clinical trials, including new trials developed at KU; access to an established network of cancer professionals; more continuing professional education without travel; and access to consultation and second opinion services through interactive televideo (ITV) in Great Bend. “The community now has access to support groups, advanced clinical trials and cancer prevention programs close to home,” Krebill said. “For the patient, a cancer diagnosis is difficult enough, without adding the burden of travel.” St. Rose is the newest of 16 MCA members throughout Kansas and western Missouri.

to teach students how to design technical parts and equipment or begin a career in engineering or architectural drafting. Completion of this certificate program provides opportunities to serve as a drafting trainee, detail drafter, layout drafter, design drafter, checker and technical illustrator. The national median wages in 2010 for such positions were $23.46 hourly, leading to an annual amount of $48,810. Students will have access to cutting-edge technology and the latest AutoCAD software. The instructor will be Jill Fitzsimmons. For more information on the CAD certificate program or enrollment options, contact Jane Howard at howardj@bartonccc.edu or (866) 813-2460.

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Revenue department holds tax workshops

Barton Community College has announced its new Computer Aided Drafting and Design 21-hour certificate program with classes beginning from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 5 through July 26. Students who start coursework this summer can earn their certificate by as early as Spring 2013. The certificate is intended

For many new business owners the everyday activities of a business can be a time consuming and often confusing process. Tax forms sometimes fall to the bottom of the priority list. As part of The Quest Center’s commitment of service to the business community the Taxpayers Education Unit within Kansas Department Of Revenue conducts work-

shops on Kansas sales and compensating use taxes. Each workshop will cover Kansas sales tax, compensating use tax and estimated taxes as needed. The sales and compensating use tax session explains the differences between the Kansas Retailer’s Sales Tax, the Kansas Retailer’s Compensating Use Tax and the Kansas Consumer’s Compensating Use Tax. You will also gain a basic understanding of the goods and services subject to sales tax and applicable exemptions. The estimated taxes session will explain what estimated taxes are and provide the requirements and procedure for paying Kansas Estimated Income Tax. Small Business Tax Workshop is May 22 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. and Construction Contractors Tax Workshop is May 22 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Deadlines loom for Farm Service Agency programs MANHATTAN – Adrian J. Polansky, state executive director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kansas, reminds producers that program deadlines are approaching, Producers must report acreages of all small grain crops to FSA by May 31. The final date to request a

BUILDING PERMITS HIEB & Associates/ADM, 816 N. Halstead, commercial miscellaneous, $10,750 Erickson Custom Building, 1300 N. Main St., commercial office remodel, $197,000 Erickson Custom Building, 200 E. 30th Ave., commercial remodel, install walls, $35,000 Gonzalez Construction, 3001 E. Fourth Ave., commercial roof repair, framing and wall replacement, $8,500 Wray & Sons Roofing/TECH, 1300 E. Ave. A, commercial re-roof, $39,000 Hamilton Roofing & Acoustics, 2 Hyde Park Drive, commercial re-roof, $6,997 Hutch Heating & Cooling, 1509 N. Lorraine, commercial remodel garage side, $15,000 Super Siding Co., 1400 E. 35th Ave., residential re-roof, $2,450 Jose Vargas and Nataly Orozco, 506 E. Fifth Ave., residential interior remodel, $5,000 Schmucker Contracting, 111 Road Runner Lane, residential covered patio, $15,300 Martin Gutierrez, 210 S. Monroe, residential carport, $500 Wray & Sons Roofing, 3304 Dartmouth, residential reroof, $8,200 Hutch Remodeling, 17 Lawndale Park, residential siding, $7,000 Freund Investment, 4011 Meadow Ridge Lane, residential roof patio, $15,000 Mark Borecky Construction, 3500 Burr Oak Court,

residential new single family home, $200,000 DH Home Improvement, 2411 Old Ox Road, residential replace soffit and fascia, $3,248 Mayfield & Sons Roofing, 409 W. 11th, residential reroof, $5,935 DH Home Improvement, 716 E. Ave. C, residential remodel, $18,415 Gretchen Theisen and Jon Smith, 1812 Cone St., residential carport, $300 Sturdi-Bilt Storage Barns, 1308 Bristol Road, residential accessory building, $6,180 Elite Roofing, 2525 N. Adams, residential re-roof, $3,200 Arevalo Construction, 229 W. Ave. B, residential miscellaneous, $1,600 Chris’s Carpentry, 70 Faircrest Drive, residential bath remodel, $6,000 Hamilton Roofing & Acoustics, 216 S. Pershing, residential re-roof, $5,169 Henry Garcia, 23 E. Ave. F, residential porch, roof, siding, $2,500 Erickson Custom Building, 527 E. Fifth Ave., residential fire damage remodel, $60,000 Louella Barnes and Debbie Weible, 928 E. Eighth Ave., residential siding, $1,000 Charles Norman and Rhonda Minor, 516 E. 10th Ave., residential re-roof, $4,000 James and N. Deane Patterson, 406 W. Sherman, residential porch replacement, $2,000 Mark Borecky Construc-

tion, 529 E. Ninth Ave., residential replace siding and windows, $24,000 John and Lori Kuntz, 401 W. Sherman, residential partial re-roof, $1,200 Pleasantview Home Improvement, 201 E. 16th Ave., residential carport, $5,000 Darren and Sherri Barnes, 1207 N. Elm, residential reroof, $2,500 Darren and Sherri Barnes, 324 E. 12th Ave., residential re-roof duplex, $2,500 Darren and Sherri Barnes, 320 E. 12th Ave., residential re-roof duplex, $2,500 Border to Border Roofing, 38 Rambler Road, residential re-roof, $3,275 Border to Border Roofing, 3406 Rockwood Drive, residential re-roof, $4,775 Linda Marie Roland, 520 W.

15th Ave., residential re-roof, $10,000 Wilma Babcock, 900 N. Pleasant St., residential new single family home, $90,000 Bernabe Garcia, 121 E. Fifth Ave., residential re-roof, $2,000 Gruver Construction, 1800 Seville Drive, residential new single-family home, $220,000 Abernathy Construction, 516 E. 16th Terrace, residential replace porch, $800 James and Leslie Hiebert, 1617 Quail Ridge, residential re-roof, $1,500 Re-Bath of Wichita, 1432 Stone Bridge Drive, residential bath remodel, $4,500 Alan and Nancy Scott, 203 Countryside Drive, residential re-roof, $10,000 Chelsie Rein, 2005 N. Jackson, residential re-roof, $4,000

REVIEW

‘Flat Spin’ has riveting plot and superb prose BY BRUCE DESILVA For The Associated Press

“Flat Spin” (The Permanent Press), by David Freed “Flat Spin,” the title of this debut thriller, is the name of a complex and risky flight maneuver that only the most accomplished pilots should attempt, so it’s no surprise that the hero of the story, Cordell Logan, is a first-rate aviator. He’s also a former assassin for a top-secret military squad that specializes in making terrorists disappear. As the story opens, Logan is living in a converted garage in Rancho Bonita, Calif., where he is scraping out a living by giving flying lessons to spoiled rich kids. He’s haunted by his past, longing for his beautiful exwife, Savannah, and failing miserably – and hilariously – to find peace through his recent conversion to Buddhism. When Savannah’s new husband, another former assassination squad member, is gunned down, Logan has a very un-Buddhist reaction: He’s elated. But his mood quickly evaporates when he finds himself a suspect. So Logan sets out to solve the case himself. He takes to the air in “The Ruptured Duck,” his Cessna 172, following the killer’s trail from Oakland, Calif., to the Las Vegas

Strip, from the Arizona desert to Russian Mafia haunts in West Los Angeles. Eventually, he gets too close to the surprising truth and is targeted for murder. The way Logan sees it, being in danger and suspected of murder are the least of his troubles. He is consumed by his longing for Savannah, the pain made so real that your own heart will ache. When you write your first thriller, it’s wise to stick with what you know, and Freed knows this turf. He covered police for the Los Angeles Times, where he shared in the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Rodney King riots. He reported from Kuwait and Iraq during Operation Desert Storm. He wrote computerized training simulations for the Defense Intelligence Agency. He holds a security clearance from the Department of Defense. And he’s a pilot who owns his own airplane. Unlike some novelists with technical expertise, Freed is a superb writer. His prose is at once muscular and musical – and sometimes verges on poetry. And he mixes a hard-boiled attitude with flashes of wry humor. The riveting plot and fine prose are sure to make “Flat Spin” one of the best debuts of 2012.

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commodity loan or LDP on select 2011 crops is May 31. Signup for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Program for 2010 crop losses will end June 1. The SURE program compensates producers for production and/or quality losses during times of disaster. 2012 Direct and CounterCyclical Program (DCP) and Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) provide income support when there is a decline in commodity prices. Program enrollment ends June 1. All producers receiving a share greater than zero on the DCP or ACRE contract must sign the contract no later than June 1. Emergency conservation is approved in Edwards, Ellsworth, Rice and Stafford counties for eligible damage caused by tornadoes and high winds occurring on April 14 and 15, 2012. Producers may file an application for cost-share assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program during a signup period through June 22.

Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) program payments are available for commercial milk marketing for February and March 2012. The production limitation for fiscal year 2012 is 2.985 million pounds. February 2012 Payment Rate is $0.3895043 per cwt. and the March 2012 Payment Rate is $0.82622432 per cwt. On-going programs include Direct and Guaranteed Farm Operating and Farm Ownership Loans, Rural Youth Loans, Farm Storage Facility Loans, and Continuous Conservation Reserve Program. Due to budget constraints, FSA can no longer mail regular newsletters. Producers are encouraged to provide their email address to the local FSA office to receive monthly newsletters and other bulletins by email. USDA office will be closed May 28, 2012 in observance of Memorial Day. For more information please contact the FSA county office at the local USDA Service Center or visit www.fsa.usda.gov.


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Photo submitted by Brenda Casanova

A baby wren waits patiently for the return of its mother at a cabin at Marion Reservoir. Photos submitted by Sue Hall

The Trinity Catholic seventh- and eighth-graders placed at the Heart of America League Scholars’ Bowl Tournament in Moundridge. Above left: The seventh-grade team of Antonio Flores, Noland Hughes, Greg Bird, Sean Clennon, Jacob Gerwert and Aaron Strain placed second. Above right: The eighth-grade team of Philip Diaz, Jared Schafer, Andrew Kicklighter, Ector Diaz, Thomas Nelson and Sophia Garcia placed third.

Photos submitted by Kristi Busatti

Both the seventh-grade (junior varsity) and eighth-grade (varsity) teams at Central Christian School won the Heart of the Plains League scholar’s bowl championship April 23 at South Barber against nine other nine schools in the round robin tournament. Cunningham placed second and Skyline third in the eighth-grade division. Burton placed second and Pretty Prairie third in the seventh-grade division. Both the CSS seventh- and eighth-grade teams went 8-1, both losing only to Norwich. The teams are coached by kindergarten teacher Marilyn Crouse. CCS eighthgrader Eric Embers was the high point scorer in the varsity tournament with 440 total points. The varsity team consisted of eighthgraders Eric Embers, Kaitlyn Pankratz, Bethany Allen, Rachel Hagen, Chloie Benton and Joanna Helton. Other eighth-graders who participated in scholar’s bowl this year were Jeremy Stiebens, Dusty Ramsey and Hennesse Showalter. CCS seventh-grader Danny Willis scored 345 points in the tournament and was the second-highest scorer for the junior varsity tournament. Mason Rich tied for fourth-highest score in the JV tournament. The junior varsity team members were Willis, Mason Rich, Jacob Bruch, Holden Davis, Abby Ruhlmann and Christopher Blankenship. Other seventh-graders who participated in scholar’s bowl this year were Baylee Hyler, Kalin Coffey and Josiah Blanton.

Photo submitted by Carol A. Gomes, Nickerson

A scene from Dillon Nature Center in March.


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AD ASTRA This 2010 photo provided by the National Outdoor Leadership School shows Sonnet Ludwig, now a student at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., on a sea kayaking course in Nordland, Norway. The National Outdoor Leadership School offers a variety of programs around the world that are popular with U.S. students taking a “gap year” or time off between high school and college. National Outdoor Leadership School, Fredrik Norrsell/Associated Press

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Your gap Productive year off requires well thought-out plan BY BETH J. HARPAZ Associated Press

ap years are all the rage, and the rationales are many: Take a year off between high school and college to work, travel, learn a language or skill, or volunteer. Gap years can be “excellent opportunities for students to mature, follow a passion, or scratch an itch they’ve got, and return a year later,” said Houston Dougharty, vice president of student affairs at Grinnell College in Iowa. But Dougharty says there are pitfalls: “I’ve also seen cases where a student has taken a gap year and not used the time effectively, and found it has not helped them either in terms of maturing or developing skills or being more ready for college.” Organized gap-year programs can also cost as much as a year of college. “Like other educational fashion trends out there, this one is being stoked by well-organized business interests masquerading as idealistic facilitators of a new movement,” warned Barmak Nassirian, spokesman for the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. Here are some things students and parents should keep in mind when considering a gap year. Disruption to college plans: Many gap year students apply to college as high school seniors, then defer enrollment for a year. But not all end up back in college. Because of that, Tulane University this year upped its nonrefundable deposit to hold a freshman spot for a year from $300 to $1,000. The university in New Orleans is also, for the first time, requiring gap-year students to fill out a separate application detailing their plans, including “what you hope to gain by deferring your admission.” “We’ve had students taking a gap year who didn’t come back, so we really want to make sure they have a well thought-out plan and that they are fully committed to returning to college,” said Jeffrey Schiffman, Tulane’s senior associate director of admission. He says Tulane typically gets 15 to 25 gap year students in each incoming class of 1,650 freshmen and has “definitely” seen an increase in gap year requests in recent years. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, among students graduating high school in 2003, 44 percent who went straight to college got their bachelor’s degree within six years. But among those who delayed college for a year after high school – whether to take a formal “gap year” or because of obstacles like finances or family issues – only about 15 percent had their bachelor’s degree within six years. Beatriz Zayas, a counselor at Southwest High School in El Centro, Calif., works with students who are “first-generation, low-income, and English language learners, and most of the time when our

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students take a gap year, it’s for financial reasons – to work full time, to attend to health issues, or to take care of family.” Some students who start work may never resume their schooling. “It is too difficult to go into the working world and switch back into education,” said Sallie McMullin, dean of admissions at Longwood University, a state school in Farmville, Va. She urges students who work during a gap year to “keep your foot in the door at school by taking a course at a community college, because once you start making money, it’s hard to go backwards. If there’s any income involved or too much relaxation with a lot of downtime, they can’t get the study habits back again.” Planning, costs and reentry: Sally Rubenstone, who writes the “Ask the Dean” column for the popular CollegeConfidential.com site, says “poor planning is the biggest gap-year pitfall.” Her advice: “Map out a careful blueprint of the year to come. Be specific. For instance, while a paying job can be a good way to fill hours, to make money for college down the road, and to possibly learn new skills, what happens at the end of the work day, when the night is still young and there is no homework to do? And if travel is on the docket, is there a realistic budget in place?” Gap-year programs – including some that are among the most highly recommended by school administrators – can be expensive. The National Outdoor Leadership School, which teaches outdoor skills through extended backcountry trips, charges $12,000 to $19,000 for a semester, depending on location. Carpe Diem Education, which offers service programs in developing countries, charges $8,900 to $11,900 depending on location, plus airfare, for a semester. Shari Hindman took out a

$10,000 loan to help her daughter pay for a $30,000 international program called LeapNow that included an internship at a birthing center in Indonesia. “This was a huge investment for us but it was really worth it,” said Hindman, whose daughter will now enter a formal midwife-training program in North Carolina. Gap years don’t have to empty your bank account, though. Some students volunteer while living at home. Those who take part in AmeriCorps – the domestic Peace Corps – get a living allowance. Rebecca Hamm Conard, now a rising junior at Rice University in Houston, worked full-time for a few months during her gap year to pay for a trip around Europe for the rest of the year. What a gap year is not: McMullin, the Longwood dean, says gap years are not a good way to improve your academic standing. “The gap year does not replace grades and test scores and other requirements of the institution,” she emphasized. “For college admissions, the student still is presented with the same academic record and the same test scores.” Scott White says virtually all the gap year students he’s dealt with as a counselor at Montclair High School in New Jersey have had “good results” and continued on to college. But he cautioned against parents signing up troubled kids for gap year programs, noting that two of eight students were sent home from a gap year trip his daughter took in Central America. These types of “programs are not good options for kids with substance abuse issues that are not under control. As structured as they are, the students spend a lot of time only being supervised by their host families and there is plenty of opportunity to find trouble if you are looking for it,” White said.

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Young man in over his head with relationship Today’s Birthday (05/20/12).The New Moon and Sun in Gemini bode well for a prosperous phase. Keep up those thrifty habits, and sock it away. Map out a financial plan that includes education, exploration and making dreams come true. Relationships play a key focus this year. Invest your love. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. Aries (March 21-April 19) —Today is a 9 — For the next month,you’re imaginative,innovative and inspired.Practical and interesting conversation is predictable. Today, with the Moon and Sun in Gemini, you’re extra sharp. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 9 — It’s easier to make money for the next four weeks.You have more than you need ... recognize and appreciate abundance, and soak it up. Love prevails. Pass it on. Gemini (May 21-June 21) — Today is a 7 — Absorb the love, and send it around. Cash flow improves this month, too. Take care not to let it slip through your fingers by tracking it in a budget. Advance to a new level. Cancer (June 22-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Don’t be afraid to charge what you’re worth. Get busy and check things off your list, but also make time for rest. Exercise keeps you healthy. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 7 — It’s party time, moreso than usual through mid-June. Your true friends are there for you. Remember to give back, and spread your magic for fun and lighthearted silliness. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 9 — You experience a philosophical shift. You’re very lucky now. For the next month, new career opportunities open up. Expand your influence, and your career advances. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —Today is a 7 — Take it easy earlier in the day. Get some good rest before embarking on something new and surprising. Write down your experiences in a journal. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 9 — Do something that you promised for a loved one, and keep your friends happy. Complete negotiations. Work on financial changes over the next month.This provides freedom. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 9 — Love and partnership overflows now. Share it with others. Go ahead and be a hero. Family members vie for your attention. Revise your routine. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Take it easy and get a good rest before the storm, as you’re about to get very busy and deep into your work for a few weeks. Love is in the air. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 6 — Be inspired by the curiosity and creativity of children.Your artistic nature is enhanced now and for the next month. Surround yourself with laughter. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — You spend extra time on family matters. Face-to-face interactions result into great ideas. Home is the best place for you tonight. (c)2012 BY NANCY BLACK DISTRIBUTED BY TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES, INC.ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Dear Annie: Five months ago, I met “Abby” at my job. We have a lot in common and have become close. We flirt with each other. Here’s the problem. Abby is 41, and I am 20. She looks and acts much younger. Abby is in a terrible relationship with her narcissistic soon-to-be ex-husband “Dave.” They have two young children. Dave is jealous and domineering and doesn’t want a divorce. He has every phone and computer in their household bugged and has had Abby followed and spied on over the years. She uses disposable phones so that he can’t listen in on her conversations. Abby is certain that Dave has cheated on her multiple times, but has no proof. He has turned many members of her family against her by lying that she’s been unfaithful. He also holds all the money. Many times Abby has to leave the house at night and sleep

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Kathy Mitchell, Marcy Sugar in her car. The only way she could have a life after a divorce would be to cut all ties with her children and move away with me. I care deeply for Abby and want to help her. I’d be willing to move out of state with her. What do you think? – Dead End Dear End: The age gap is not your biggest problem. It’s the fact that you are only 20. You don’t have enough life experience to tie yourself to a still-married woman with two young children, an unsupportive family and a husband who sounds abusive and threatening. If Abby had your best interests at heart, she would not lean so heavily

I will not go through the expense of coming to the party. I will, however, give her the promised gift once she gets her diploma. I’m sure my absence will raise questions and possibly cause resentment from her parents. Do you think I should go through the travel expense and attend the party? – Grandmother with Principles Dear Grandmother: If you consider the party to be a celebration of her diploma, rather than of the four years she spent completing high school, you should not go. The parents likely will tell those who question your absence that it was too great an expense or inconvenience. However, if you would feel bad and later question your decision, you may as well attend. Consider the party an “early” graduation celebration, since your generous gift will undoubtedly provide an incentive for her to finish.

Dear Annie: You hit the nail on the head with your advice to “Former Sister.” I was in a similar situation with my sister. Although things were not great between us, I chose to accept her as she was. I’m so glad I did, because four years ago, at the age of 46, she was killed in a car accident. My world hasn’t been the same since. You never know when someone you love may suddenly be gone from your life forever. – Still Miss Her Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annie’s Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com.

Treehouse ministry a support for mothers in need BY ANNIE CALOVICH The Associated Press

WICHITA – Two months ago, Sarah Trent’s boyfriend told her to get out of his apartment with her 5-monthold son. She didn’t have a job, because he had wanted her to be a stay-at-home mom. She was 22 years old and didn’t have a car or any money. The one thing she did have was the phone number of a woman who she’d heard speak about her own tough past. Trent had approached the woman after her talk to a Christian group, and they had started talking on the phone and texting. The woman was Melody Matulewic, 42, a wife, mother, and the marketing director for Scholfield Auto Plaza in Wichita. She’s also a volunteer at the Treehouse, a ministry that serves 400 needy mothers a year with emotional and material support. Matulewic runs a boot camp at the Treehouse – not one of those boot camps that promises muscular gain through pain, but a spiritual and practical strengthening of women learning to be bet-

ter mothers. The role fits her well: Matulewic talks fast and makes demands like a drill sergeant. Life is short, she says, and lives are at stake. On that night in March, when Trent called her with nowhere to go, there had already been a desire in Matulewic to do more for women in trouble. At the Treehouse’s boot camp – before she asks young mothers who may be suffering from poverty, abuse, snatched parental rights, promiscuity or just plain bad luck to drop and give her their best effort – she tells them that, as a girl, she was sexually abused for nine years. That at age 18 she found herself alone with $24 in her pocket. That she had to drop out of college. But also that she went on, with good advice, to eventually start her own advertising agency. To get married and have children. To be in a position to help those sitting in front of her to follow her path up and out. “I’ve always been trying to find out a way to help survivors of abuse and women who have hardships,” said

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on you and put you at risk. You can best help her by encouraging her to contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline (thehotline.org) at 1800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233). Dear Annie: Invitations already have gone out for a graduation party for my granddaughter. She lives across the country, and it will cost me $500 to travel there. I do not have a lot of money, but I promised I would give her $500 when she received her high school diploma. There is now a good chance she won’t pass one required subject and will have to go to summer school. Out of embarrassment, her parents are still planning to have the party and not tell anyone that the graduation is not official. I have written my granddaughter, urging her to work as hard as necessary to pass all of her subjects by the end of the semester. I indicated that if she does not achieve her goals by the first of June,

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Matulewic, who also runs Divas for Hope, a program of healing and prevention of abuse. “Failure’s not an option in my vocabulary.” When Trent arrived at her home wearing a nose ring, three colors dyed into her hair and bright pink nail polish, “I said, ‘This all has to go.’ I said, ‘If you walked into my dealership, I would not hire you.’?” Matulewic and her husband, Doug, gave Trent 60 days to accomplish four goals: find a car, affordable day care, a job and an apartment. While Trent was grateful, she had a lot to learn. She wanted to sleep in occasionally, for example, if the baby was still sleeping. “Nobody’s told her, you don’t have time to sleep today,” Matulewic said. “You gotta be up and be a mom. Let’s go.” Trent found it hard at times, but like a good bootcamper, she got up and got going. “They taught me from the ground up,” she said. “We’d sit here at night and they’d practice interviewing with me. I’ve never been told what to do in a job interview.”

The Treehouse is a mother-to-mother effort sponsored by Orthodox Christian Ministries that started 10 years ago. It offers mothers instruction in mothering, relationships and finances, as well as spiritual and emotional support, diapers and other necessities. Because of the high level of need, the Treehouse requires mothers to be referred from one of a handful of agencies, and it has run out of room to grow in its building. “We do turn people away,” Croitoru said, “and we’re always questioning quality versus quantity. But we keep coming back to quality. In her boot camp at the Treehouse, Matulewic helps mothers “try to identify with what do they continue to keep doing, what do they need to do to see past hurts and soften their hearts and make some changes in themselves,” she said. As Trent settled into a more regimented life at the Matulewic house, “it was just scary,” she said. “I thought some days, ‘I don’t want to go for an interview.?’ ” But Matulewic had put out

the word to friends, and more help started heading Trent’s way. Within two weeks, she had a car through a donation from someone at the Treehouse. The Matulewics paid for needed repairs. Then a friend of Melody’s who babysits offered to baby-sit for virtually nothing. All the work on learning how to interview for a job paid off when Trent got an interview with Doug Matulewic’s company, Wichita Surgical Specialists, and then was offered a job as a medical records specialist. They love her, and she loves them. Finally, last Wednesday, with her 60 days almost up, Trent put a deposit down on an apartment. Friday night, the garage door at the Matulewic home was raised to reveal donated furnishings. Trent bawled. She moved into her apartment Saturday, just in time for her first Mother’s Day with her baby. “It’s been wonderful,” Trent said of the transformation. “I couldn’t have asked for better people to help.”

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Cheaper gas not enough to boost travel BY CHRIS KAHN AND SAMANTHA BOMKAMP The Associated Press

NEW YORK – Cheaper gas won’t be enough to get many more Americans on the road this summer. They’re still too worried about their jobs and the economy. Economists and tourism experts are expecting only a small uptick in summer travelers. Gas prices are lower, but still high enough to keep some Americans off the road. The job market is improving, but still shaky. And household debt remains high. Those who do travel won’t feel free to splurge. The bulk of road trippers, experts say, will take shorter trips and reduce food and entertainment spending to conserve cash. “Travel is about security,” said John Larson, Vice President for IHS Global Insight, the firm that analyzed the AAA study. “If you feel less secure about your future, you may be less willing to take this trip.” For Memorial Day weekend, auto club AAA estimates that 34.8 million Americans will take trips of at least 50 miles. That’s a half-million more than Memorial Day 2011 but equal to the number who traveled two years ago. Roughly 30.7

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Costco customers fill up gas as others wait in line for gas at a Costco gas station in Santa Clara, Calif. Cheaper gas won’t be enough to spur many more road trips this summer. Americans are too worried about their jobs and the economy to feel relief. Economists and tourism experts are expecting only a small uptick in summer travelers. million – or 88 percent of those traveling – will drive, up 1.2 percent from last year, AAA says. Memorial Day tends to be a good indicator of summer travel overall. Gas prices may keep some low-wage earners home. But for the most part, Americans will buck up for gas, assuming they can afford to take a trip in the first place.

Douglas Frechtling, chair of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management at George Washington University, says broader economic concerns far outweigh gas prices for most Americans when considering summer vacations. Slowing job growth is likely rattling some families, and rent, car payments and oth-

SUMMER TRAVEL FACTS History Summer has always been a popular time for Americans to skip town. While president, Thomas Jefferson was famous for spending most of the summer at Monticello. Working Americans didn’t take summer breaks in earnest until the 19th century, however, when doctors started recommending relaxation as an important way to stay healthy.

Gas prices The national average for gas is $3.727. At that price, a 400 mile trip in a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu would cost about $45.17 . ● The good news: gas has gotten cheaper. U.S. drivers have seen gas prices decline almost every day since the first week of April, acPreparation The typical traveler books cording to auto club AAA, Wright Express and Oil Price vacation packages about Information Service. The de70 days in advance. cline since April 6 is nearly Hotel reservations are Most popular summer booked later, usually within 21 cents. ● Prices will vary widely destinations a month of the trip, accordTravelers can’t seem to ing to AAA. depending on where you get enough of Mickey go. A gallon of regular unMouse. They also love Getting there leaded costs $3.56 in OrHawaii’s beaches, Las VeThe car or truck is still lando, $4.39 in Los gas’ casinos, the Big Apple, Americans preferred way to Angeles, $4.55 in Hawaii, the Golden Gate Bridge and travel, by a wide margin. $3.90 in Las Vegas, $4.09 the Grand Canyon. AAA’s list Here’s how we’ll get to our in New York City, $4.41 in of top destinations for vacation destination this San Francisco, $3.78 in Memorial Day weekend. 2011 was little changed. Phoenix and $4.23 in ● No. 1: Orlando (Disney ● Automobiles: 88 percent Seattle. ● Airplane: 7 percent ● Gasoline was an average World) ● No. 2: Honolulu (Hawaii) ● Miscellaneous (bus, $3.795 during Memorial ● No. 3: Anaheim (Disneytrain, cruise ship): 5 percent. Day weekend last year. land) ● No. 4: Las Vegas ● No. 5: Kahului (airport for Maui, Hawaii) ● No. 6: New York ● No. 7: Lihue (airport for Kauai, Hawaii) ● No. 8: San Francisco ● No. 9: Phoenix ● No. 10: Seattle

er bills take priority over vacation. Gas was averaging around $3.85 per gallon when AAA spoke with 315 would-be travelers from April 20 to 24. The survey showed that those making under $50,000 a year will make up about a quarter of all Memorial Day travelers, down from nearly a third a

year ago. Higher gas prices eat up a larger share of lower-income families’ household budgets. AAA says the 66 cent increase in the average gas price from January through early April made many people skittish about taking long road trips. The average trip will be 642 miles this Memorial Day, compared with 792 miles. Half of those surveyed said they’ll travel less than 400 miles. Some travelers will drive this summer because they can’t afford to fly. Jennifer Padilla of Santa Fe, N.M., says her family is shelving a planned trip overseas this summer with family because her husband took a pay cut. Instead, the couple, their 3-year-old son and a friend will visit the sites in Bryce Canyon and Monument Valley, Utah, in their Honda CRV. The average roundtrip domestic airfare this summer is expected to be up 9 percent to 10 percent from last year, according to Travelzoo. That’s on top of a 5 to 7 percent increase between 2010 and 2011. AAA estimates that 5.5 percent fewer people will travel by plane this Memorial Day. The industry trade group Airlines for America is somewhat more optimistic about summer as a whole, predicting a slight

0.2 percent decrease in air travelers. AAA and IHS found that Americans with incomes over $100,000 a year will make up a greater percentage of travelers than a year ago – 36 percent compared with 30 percent. Middle-income Americans will account for 38 percent, down from 39 percent. Families will carefully budget travel spending. Sixty-five percent of Memorial Day travelers surveyed by AAA say they’ll cut back on entertainment costs during the weekend. Spending per person is expected to rise just $10, to $702, although falling gas prices could give travelers a few extra bucks to spend. The U.S. Travel Association estimates Americans will spend about $725.4 billion on travel this year, up 3 percent from 2011, but less than half the increase between 2010 and 2011. Frechtling says about half of all trips are taken in the summer and the period accounts for about 40 percent of the year’s spending.


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Kansas City’s Billy Butler (16) celebrates with Alcides Escobar (2) after Butler hit a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the third inning Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.

stop Royals’ 3-game losing streak; Chen gets the win. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Billy Butler and Mike Moustakas homered, Bruce Chen won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 Saturday night. Butler homered to left-center in the third with Alcides Escobar aboard. Butler also drove in Jarrod Dyson with a sacrifice fly in Kansas City’s two-run fifth. Butler’s eight home runs and 31 RBIs lead the Royals. Moustakas sent his sixth homer of the season into the

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right-field bullpen in the fourth. Chen, who has won three straight after starting the season 0-4, weaved his way into and out of trouble the first four innings. The Diamondbacks had two runners on in each of the first four frames but failed to score, going 1 for 9 with runners in scoring position in that span. Jason Kubel led off the Diamondbacks’ second with a double and stopped at third on Paul Goldschmidt’s single. After Chen struck out Cody Ransom, Ryan Roberts flied out to center and Dyson threw out Kubel at the plate for an inning-ending double play. Chen was chased during Arizona’s two-run seventh, giving up two runs on eight hits and two

walks in 6 1-3 innings. In winning his past three starts, Chen has yielded six earned runs in 19 1-3 innings for a 2.79 ERA. Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy (3-4) lost his fourth straight May start, giving up six runs on eight hits and a walk in 4 1-3 innings before being replaced by Mike Zagurski. In his past four starts, Kennedy has a 5.92 ERA, allowing 16 earned runs on 22 hits, including five home runs, in 24 1-3 innings. Goldschmidt and Roberts doubled for the first Arizona run. Willie Bloomquist singled home Roberts for the other Diamondbacks run of the inning. Arizona added another run in

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Ups, downs of coaching in baseball Rich Krol has had bad losses. You don’t coach baseball for 35 years – high school baseball, mind you, where inconsistency is the only consistency – without experiencing your share of bad losses. It comes with the territory. And you hope those bad losses don’t permanently alter a coach’s demeanor. Baseball’s foundation, you see, is built on failure. The best hitters fail seven of every 10 trips to the plate. The best teams lose about one-third of their games. But most of those losses can be easily explained, which makes them at least somewhat palatable because finding a cause gives a coach something to work on, something to prevent disaster from happening the next time. “That’s coaching,” said Krol, Nickerson’s longtime baseball coach whose Panthers advanced to the Kansas Class 4A tournament Wednesday with two solid pitching performances in Hoisington. “That’s baseball.”

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I'll Have Another (9), ridden by Mario Gutierrez, beats Bodemeister, ridden by Mike Smith, to the finish line to win the 137th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday in Baltimore.

Kentucky Derby winner again makes a comeback, has shot at Triple Crown BY RICHARD ROSENBLATT

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“We’re thinking Triple Crown, baby,” an elated trainer Doug O’Neill said. “He’s a special horse. We’ll see how he comes out of it, and if he comes out of it in good shape, we’re heading to New York, baby.” It’s been 34 years since Affirmed swept the Derby, Preakness and Belmont and became the 11th and most recent Triple Crown champion. Since then, 11 horses have won the first two legs only to come up short in the Belmont. The most recent try came in 2008, when Big Brown was pulled up around the turn for home and did not finish. Before that, Smarty Jones was run down in the final 70 yards by Birdstone in the 2004 Belmont. With the two victories thrusting the colorful and controversial O’Neill squarely into the limelight, scrutiny is sure to intensify about his violations for giving his horses improper drugs. He was fined $1,000 and suspended 15 days in

Gutierrez waves to the crowd after riding I'll Have Another to victory Saturday.

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Hutchinson's Kathleen Fee competes at the Hutchinson High swim meet at the YMCA in April.

Fee scores all 24 of Hutch’s state swimming points ■ Salthawk senior goes out in style with 19th place team finish - all by herself. BY LUCAS FAHRER The Hutchinson News lfahrer@hutchnews.com

TOPEKA - Kathleen Fee ended her high school swimming career knowing she could compete at the highest level. And did so by single-handedly scoring all 24 of Hutchinson’s points in their 19th-place finish at the 6A swimming and diving state tournament at Capitol Federal Natatorium. Granted, it wasn’t the way the Salthawk senior wanted to go out. After entering the state tournament as the No. 2 seed in the 100-yard breaststroke, Fee emerged as the No. 3 seed out of Friday’s preliminaries before falling to fourth in the tight final race. Overland ParkBlue Valley North’s Grace Stafford swam to first-place in one-minute, 8.03 seconds, barely edging Wichita Southeast’s Emily Chesser (1:08.04) and Washburn Rural’s Molly Christensen (1:08.06). Fee was not far behind (1:08.63). “It was a good race,” Hutchinson coach Rene’ Sullivan said of Fee, who finished sixth in the event at last year’s state tournament. “It was just even through the whole thing until just at

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BALTIMORE – I’ll Have Another waited a little longer to catch Bodemeister in the stretch this time, and now that he’s done it twice in a row it’s time for a Triple Crown try in the Belmont Stakes. With a breathtaking closing rush, the smooth-striding colt won the Preakness Stakes by a neck at Pimlico Race Course on a sunny Saturday, a nail-biter of a finish that topped his win two weeks ago in the Kentucky Derby. The race unfolded the same way as the Derby, with the speedy Bodemeister moving to the lead under Mike Smith, with I’ll Have Another hanging back in fourth in the 11-horse field. The early fractions were slower than the Derby, but when it came time for Bodemeister to hang on, I’ll Have Another found another gear under young jockey Mario Gutierrez and ran down trainer Bob Baffert’s horse in the shadow of the wire.

Spurs dig deep to rally, push Clippers to brink of elimination BY BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer

LOS ANGELES – Nothing was going to rattle the calm, cool and collected Spurs. Not even a 24-point deficit. Tim Duncan scored 19 points, helping engineer a defining 24-0 run in the third quarter, and San Antonio defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 96-86 on Saturday to take a commanding 3-0 lead in their second-round playoff series. “We didn’t plan on being down that much,” said Duncan, who at 36 is hungry to win the

team’s fifth NBA championship and first since 2006-07. “We stuck with it.” Led by Tony Parker’s 23 points and his defense on an ailing Chris Paul, the Spurs kept running their plays even as Blake Griffin’s early offensive assault buried them in a huge hole. Griffin missed three shots in the first half, when he scored 20 points and carried his team to a 24-point lead despite a left hip injury and a sprained right knee. “They came out like we expected, very strong. Blake was making crazy shots,” Parker

said. “We just took our time. It’s a long game, a very long game. At halftime, we were very calm.” Griffin had 28 points and 16 rebounds, and reserve Mo Williams added 19 points for the Clippers, who face some daunting NBA history heading into Game 4 on Sunday at Staples Center. No team has rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win a series. “If we don’t play with that sense of urgency, it’s not going to be pretty,” Griffin said. The Clippers played a mustwin Game 7 in the opening

round on the road at Memphis and succeeded. “We have to keep fighting,” Paul said. Rookie Kawhi Leonard added 14 points and Manu Ginobili 13 to help the top-seeded Spurs win their 17th in a row and improve to 7-0 in the playoffs. “We all struggled in the first quarter. We didn’t feel right out there,” said Duncan, who like his teammates, looked to Parker to pick the team up. “We follow his lead. He stuck

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Team Penske back on Indy 500 pole Nickerson will face BY MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer

INDIANAPOLIS – Roger Penske’s strategy beat Michael Andretti’s team by inches Saturday – 9.168 inches to be exact. In the closest pole duel in Indianapolis 500 history, Team Penske sent points leader Will Power onto the track with two minutes left in the Pole Day shootout – a shrewd move that prevented three Andretti drivers from taking one last shot at the pole and preserving the No. 1 starting spot for Ryan Briscoe It was a remarkable finish on a wild afternoon. Briscoe was the surprise winner with a four-lap average of 226.484 mph. He completed the 10-mile qualification run 0.0023 seconds quicker than James Hinchcliffe. The previous record was set in 1970 when Al Unser edged Johnny Rutherford by 0.01 seconds over the four-lap qualifying run. “My name will go down forever for something that I won here at the Indy 500,” Briscoe said after claiming his first Indy pole after narrowly missing in 2008, 2009 and 2010. This one will go straight into the record book. How close was the battle on Indy’s historic 2.5-mile oval? Everybody had an answer. When Hinchcliffe left the post-race news conference, Briscoe held his fingers about an inch apart and explained it was that close. Hinchcliffe knew better. “It’s a gust of wind, it’s a shadow over a part of the track,” Hinchcliffe said, before holding up his name card and explaining that was the distance. “I’m going to lose a little bit of sleep at how small the margin was to Ryan.” Eventually a series spokesman came in and blurted out the actual dis-

Johnson cruises to 3rd win in NASCAR All-Star race BY JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer

CONCORD, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson won his third All-Star race on Saturday night by pulling away over the 10-lap sprint to the $1 million prize. Johnson joins Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon as the only three-time winner in All-Star race history. His other victories were in 2003 and 2006. Johnson won the first 20-lap segment of the Sprint All-Star race, then tance right down to the thousandth of an inch. Nobody knows how to play this game better than Penske and he proved it again Saturday. The iconic racing owner has won five of the last seven poles at Indy and extended his own Indy record to 17 poles. Briscoe is the 11th driver to win a pole for The Captain, and it comes one week before Penske celebrates the 40th anniversary of his first career Indy win 1972. He’ll get a shot at win No. 12 here May 27. As usual, Penske didn’t rely on conventional wisdom. Penske’s three drivers – Briscoe, three-time Indy winner Helio Castroneves and Power, the points leader – spent most of this week just trying to crack the top 10 of the speed charts. Some around Gasoline Alley thought the only IndyCar team to win a pole or a race this season was sandbagging. Maybe it was. When Castroneves arrived at the track Saturday morning, it didn’t

cruised around the back of the field for the next three segments at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He was the first driver allowed down pit road before the fifth and final segment, and beat everyone else back on track following the mandatory pit stop. Johnson had a great restart, and runner-up Brad Keselowski had no chance to catch him. Matt Kenseth finished third and was followed by Kyle Busch and Earnhardt. take him long to top 227 mph in the early morning practice, and once qualifying began, it quickly became apparent this would be a twoteam race between Penske’s drivers and the resurgent Andretti team. Still, most thought the battle would be waged between Castroneves and Marco Andretti, Power and Ryan Hunter-Reay or some combination of the four. It turned out to be Hinchcliffe who created the most tension for Briscoe, who started putting his gloves back on after Hinchcliffe ran a 227.009 warm-up lap. When Hinchcliffe’s first qualifying attempt in the shootout ended just short, Briscoe pumped his fists and started trading high-fives with crew members. The scene played out about one hour later when the track was closed. “I don’t know how many times I’ve been here and I’ve been in both those seats before and the next thing I know, Helio goes out and goes

1 mph quicker than everyone,” Briscoe said. “I’m just glad it’s my time.” Penske made sure of it. With only minutes left in qualifying, Power took one final shot at earning his first Indy pole. He wasn’t quick enough to claim it, he stayed on the track long enough to protect Briscoe. “It’s just that sort of place,” Power said. “I think in 2010, Helio punched out a megatime, I think 28.0. Where did that time come from, you know?” This time, Briscoe turned the tables on his teammate and the rest of the Indy field. And it was Andretti’s team that made the big splash. After last May’s debacle in which Danica Patrick and Marco Andretti nearly missed making the race, Mike Conway failed to qualify and Ryan Hunter-Reay only got back into the field by jumping into one of A.J. Foyt’s car, Andretti Autosport rebounded by taking three of the top four starting spots and putting the most pressure on Briscoe. “There’s three Andretti’s in the top four, you tell me?” Hinchcliffe said when asked if Michael Andretti’s team is ready to make this championship a three-team race. The replacement for Patrick in the Go Daddy car is starting second, the middle of Row 1 with a qualifying speed of 226.481. Hunter-Reay will start on the outside of Row 1 after going 226.240, and Andretti will start on the inside of Row 2 with a speed of 225.456. Power and Castroneves close out Row 2. Rookie Josef Newgarden, from Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, was the slowest of the shootout qualifiers at 224.037 and will start seventh. He’s the highest qualifying rookie since Danica Patrick was fourth in 2005.

NBA ● From Page D1 with it, made some big shots down the stretch and continued to attack,” Duncan said. “He was playing defense really hard and got up into Chris.” Besides Parker, the Spurs threw two other defenders at Paul. He finished with 12 points and 11 assists after two previous sub-par efforts in the series. “Tony really ran the show well,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. “I’d say, ‘Let’s do this’ and he said, ‘No, let’s do this,’ and we’d do it.” After a quiet first half in which he scored eight points, Duncan helped the Spurs control the third quarter when they outscored Los Angeles 26-8. The Spurs took their first lead during the 24-0 run on a fadeaway jumper by Duncan, who scored nine points in the outburst that put them ahead for good. Danny Green added seven and Leonard five. “We kept telling Kawhi and Danny to stay calm,” Parker said. The Clippers’ defense completely faltered and they piled up miss after miss on the offensive end. “When they spread the floor and Tim Duncan runs a high pick-and-roll, it’s trouble for a lot of teams,” Griffin said. “That’s basically what killed us in the third. This is what they do best.” The Clippers scored the final four points of the third, which ended with a turnover by Williams, to trail 69-61 heading into the fourth. “You knew they were going to make a run. It was just a matter of trying to withstand it,” Griffin said. “In the second half, especially the third quarter, we did a poor job of responding.

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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, goes up for a dunk as San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan defends during the first half Saturday in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal game in Los Angeles. “I missed some shots I hit in the first half, easy shots.” San Antonio led by 11 points early in the fourth before the Clippers got within seven on consecutive baskets by Williams. Gary Neal hit a 3-pointer to launch a 13-9 spurt, capped by Parker’s 3pointer, that extended the Spurs’ lead to 89-78. Paul, so dominant in the final period during the regular season, was limited to four points. “I felt like we were playing good, but if you know anything about the Spurs, you know they are not going to let up,” Paul said. “Everybody knows how explosive the Spurs are, but we just could not get a stop.” Reggie Evans, a defensive spark for the Clippers off the bench, missed 6 of 8 free throws in the final 3:42. “They play the same whether they’re up 20 or down 20,” Griffin said of the

Swimming ● From Page D1 the end. “She wanted to go out doing her best and she did. I’m really proud of her.” Fee came into state as the No. 11 seed in the 200- individual medley and fell just short of the top eight with a ninthplace swim in the prelims. On Saturday, Fee won the consolation finals (2:19.45) and would’ve beat Derby’s Alyssa Newbury for eighth place in the championship final. Nevertheless, Fee capped her senior

veteran Spurs. “Their communication and rotations are so good. Offensively, they know exactly what they’re going to do in every situation.” The Spurs were 9 of 22 from 3-point range, with Leonard hitting three. Los Angeles came in 2-1 at home in the playoffs and 24-9 during the regular season. With their red-clad sellout crowd on its feet, the Clippers were still shooting 63 percent midway through the second quarter, when Griffin’s one-handed dunk kept them ahead by 20 points. The Spurs closed the half on a 15-5 spurt, with Parker and Ginobili scoring five each, to trail 53-43 at the break. Griffin missed just three of his 13 shots in the first half, when the Clippers controlled the boards and the paint. The Clippers opened the

year knowing she was among the top-20 6A swimming teams by herself. “That means I scored a decent amount of points,” Fee said of the 19thplace finish. “I got second team all-state (too) so that’s a good way to end my high school career.” Both of Fee’s final performances were career-best times. “Having personal best times at the last meet you might ever swim at was a good way to go out,” Fee said. “In the 100 breast, I did my best time ever so I was pretty psyched about that.” Fee said she currently has no plans to continue swimming in college but

game with a rush, outscoring the Spurs 33-11 while shooting 64 percent. Los Angeles ended the first quarter on a 20-2 run, including 14 in a row. Griffin scored 12 points in the spurt, hitting eight straight while the Spurs committed six turnovers and made just five of 20 field goals. Notes: The Clippers have lost 29 of 33 games against the Spurs dating to Dec. 1, 2003. ... The Clippers have dropped all three games in the series by double digits. ... The Clippers have lost all six of their playoff series in franchise history after losing Game 1. ... The teams were even in the paint with 44 points each after the Spurs had dominated there in Game 2. ... The Clippers controlled the boards, 44-41, after being outrebounded in seven of their previous nine playoff games.

plans to attend Kansas University this fall and may consider joining the Jayhawks’ swim team as a walk-on or competing on a college club team. Hutchinson’s third state entry – the 200-medley relay quartet of Fee, Ashton Fee, Claire Stockton and Ciara Kroeker – failed to break out of the Friday prelims after entering state as a consideration team. Still, the foursome improved its stock, moving from 23rd to 19th with a season-best time (2:08.52). With 294 points, Shawnee MissionEast won the state tournament for the third consecutive year while Washburn Rural (250) came in second and Olathe Northwest (233) third.

No. 1 seed at state BY THE NEWS STAFF

The Nickerson baseball team will be the No. 8 seed at the Class 4A state tournament, which opens with Nickerson playing top-seed Concordia (20-1) at 11 a.m. Friday at Dean Evans Stadium in Salina. Nickerson earned its bid

Column ● From Page D1 However, Krol’s celebration on the bus ride home Wednesday was a little more subdued when he heard of the news of what took place in Haysville around the same time his Panthers were going through the high-five line after beating top-seeded Colby, 4-1. Hutchinson High, coached by Krol’s oldest son Adam, was one strike away from qualifying for the Kansas Class 6A tournament. By now, you know what happened. The Salthawks squandered their four-run lead and the regional championship game went to extra innings. Campus won the game in the bottom of the eighth on a walk-off single and Hutch’s season – which minutes earlier seemed destined to last one more week – ended. “That’s a bad way to lose,” Rich Krol said. “I hurt for Adam. Family is more important to me than anything. I know how hard he has worked with those kids.” Sadly, this won’t be Adam Krol’s last bad loss. God willing, he will be around for more gutwretching, teeth-gnashing setbacks because in the end, this can all be summed up with two simple words: That’s baseball. Sometimes, the breaks just don’t go your way. Sometimes, the ball bounces funny – like it did with two outs in the seventh inning on Wednesday. What could have been a game-ending ground ball took a funky little last-second bounce – maybe it hit a pebble – and it rolled up the arm of second baseman Ryan Stoecklein. By the time he got his throw to first, the runner was safe, a run had scored and there was a sense of doom in the air. The Colts took advantage and tied the game with two straight singles. You sensed it was going to happen. Momentum is a powerful intangible. That’s baseball. Frustrating. Heartbreaking. And sometimes amazing. That’s what keeps us coming back. That’s what has made Rich Krol continue to do what he does season after season. It prompted Adam Krol to enter the family business. And it’s what will fuel Stoecklein’s return to the field this

by sweeping through the Hoisington regional, giving up two runs in three games. The Panthers beat Hugoton 6-0, top-seed Pratt 11-1, and Colby 4-1. The winner of the Nickerson-Concordia games plays again at 10 a.m. Saturday against either Ottawa or Jefferson West.

summer. With each game is a good chance for failure – and a chance for something special. On Wednesday, that opportunity – a trip to a state tournament nobody ever expected – evaporated way too dramatically. Way too cruelly. “I have been around this game long enough to know that you don’t think about getting to a state tournament until you win the game,” Adam Krol said. “We didn’t do that.” His Salthawks had dared to dream about the biggest stage of the baseball season. They knew how close they were. They knew they were a strike – an out – away from salvaging a season that has featured far too many bad losses. “This is painful,” said Hutch senior Jerome Roehm, who capped a great season – and solid career – with two hits in the 5-4 loss. Sophomore shortstop Braydon Wells said it might have been the worst loss he has ever experienced. “We were so close,” he said, as he walked off the diamond for the last time this season. There will be more. It’s one of the ways that baseball imitates life. That’s the lesson Rich Krol has passed along to his sons, all of whom were raised with a love for baseball that has carried on into young adulthood. Adam knows the joys and anguish of coaching a high school baseball team, while Noah, who retired from professional baseball this year after six years as minor-league relief pitcher, is now Kyle Crookes’ pitching coach at Hutchinson Community College. Meanwhile, Mace Krol, the youngest son, just wrapped up his collegiate career at Fort Hays State and will play for the Hutchinson Monarchs this summer. “Baseball is a game of failure,” Rich Krol said. “You just have to keep doing the best you can. That’s life. Not everything goes according to plans. When you get knocked down into the dirt, you have to get up. You have to keep working hard. And you are going to fail. “It takes a certain amount of failure before you succeed. You just have to keep going.” Take it from a guy who knows. Take it from a guy who has had his share of setbacks – and is now reaping the rewards.

WHAT, WHERE, WHEN Note: Phone numbers listed have a 620 area code unless otherwise indicated. BASEBALL Today—Registration deadline for annual McPherson Spring Slam Tournament May 26, for 10U, 11U, 12U, 14U. No gate fee, three games guaranteed. To enter, contact Mark at 242-9364 or reits8@aol.com. BASKETBALL May 21—Registration deadline for annual Bethany College Boys Day Camp May 29-June 1. For grades 2-5, sessions are 1-3 p.m. and for grades 6-8, sessions are 9-11 a.m. Registration flyers are available at www.bethanyswedes.com. Contact Coach Clair Oleen at (785) 227-3380 ext. 8176 or (785) 227-3279, or oleenc@bethanylb.edu. May 21—Registration deadline for annual Bethany College Girls Day Camp May 29-June 1. For grades 2-5, sessions are 1-3 p.m. and for grades 6-8, sessions are 9-11 a.m. Registration flyers are available at www.bethanyswedes.com. Contact Coach Clair Oleen at (785) 227-3380 ext. 8176 or (785) 227-3279, or oleenc@bethanylb.edu. GOLF May 25—Entry deadline for Kansas Women’s Golf Association (KWGA) annual Senior/Super Senior Amateur Championship June 12-13, at Firekeeper GC at Prairie Band Hotel and Resort, Mayetta. Call Connie Gleave at (316) 425-3238 or (816) 522-4221 for details. June 22—Entries close for the Kansas Women’s Golf Association annual Amateur and Open Championships July 10-13, at Manhattan C.C. Entries open June 1. Call Connie Gleave at (316) 4253238 or (816) 522-4221 for details. RUN/WALK May 26—Registration at 7 a.m. for 5K/10K Run/Walk beginning and ending in Claflin City Park. Race begins at 7:30 a.m. Contact Pam Stiles at 587-3525 or stilespam@gmail.com. June 8—Early registration deadline for Festival Fitness 5 Race June 9 (a Smoky Hill River Festival Event). The 2 and 5 mile runs begin at 7 a.m.; 2 mile walk at 8:15 a.m., with children’s races to follow. Register at www.riverfestival.com or email wellplan@comcarepa.com for a form to be mailed, or call the Race Director at (785) 452-3239. SWIMMING Ongoing—Hutch Rec water aerobics classes 5:456:45 p.m., Mon., Tues. and Fri. at USD 309 Complex, 4501 W. Fourth Ave. Call Hutch Rec at 663-6179 for more information. Ongoing—Water exercise classes at the Hutchinson

YMCA. Free to members. Morning, afternoon and evening classes available. For more information, call the Hutchinson YMCA at 662-1203. VOLLEYBALL June 22—Application deadline for annual Kansas Volleyball Showcase for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, July 22, at Wichita Heights High School. Details available at www.ksvbshowcase.com. Ongoing—Hutch Rec drop-in time every Saturday from 6-9 p.m. at Elmdale Community Center, 400 E. Ave. E. Call Hutch Rec at 663-6179 for more information. MISCELLANEOUS May 31—Registration deadline for the Part #1 “Confined Water” diver certification course which is a necessary component of the two-part PADI program to become a Certified Scuba diver. S.K.U.B.A. of Reno County and Adventure Sports, Wichita are sponsoring the course and classes will be held June 14-17 at Riverside Village Apartments, 103 W. Seventh Ave., South Hutchinson. For details and class times, contact Kevin Runkle at (316) 689-8051 or register on-line at www.adventuresportskansas.com. Ongoing—Hutch Rec land and water fitness classes offered weekdays and Saturdays at Elmdale Wellness Center. Sign up at 400 E. Ave. E, call 6636170, or view the schedule in Hutch Rec’s Spring Acitvity Guide at www.hutchrec.com. To submit an Entry, write to P.O. Box 190, Hutchinson, KS 67504-0190, fax the information to 6624186, call the sports department at 694-5742 or 1-800766-5742 or send an email to psangimino @hutchnews.com. Events are limited to five weeks in advance of deadline.


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SATURDAY IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Roenicke: Brew Crew too quiet THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

MILWAUKEE – Brewers manager Ron Roenicke says this year’s Milwaukee team might be too sedate. Prince Fielder, Nyjer Morgan and the Brewers were a boisterous bunch last year on their way to winning the NL Central. But Milwaukee went into Saturday’s game against Minnesota a seasonworst seven games below .500. Roenicke says the team is playing and working hard, but that something is missing from a group that lost Fielder, LaTroy Hawkins and other clubhouse personalities since the playoffs.

“This year, we’ve got a quiet group,” Roenicke said. “Sometimes, when things aren’t going really well, you need somebody to loosen it up a little bit. I know some guys are trying to do that, but it’s hard.” Roenicke, regarded as one of the more reserved managers in the majors, watched Milwaukee get drubbed 11-3 Friday night by the Twins, who came in with the worst record in the big leagues. It was the Brewers’ third straight loss and fifth in six games. “We haven’t figured out what kind of group this is going to be and the confidence you need,” he said.

“We knew where we were last year. We knew what kind of team we were.” Brewers’ manager Ron Roenicke “We knew where we were last year. We knew what kind of team we were,” he said. “We had a lot of personalities on the team that I thought meshed really well.” Roenicke would like to see Morgan become more vocal in the clubhouse and the dugout. The outfielder was that way last year, and sometimes Roenicke had to rein him in when Morgan’s excitable personality became a distraction. “I’d rather have him step it up this year. I’ve had con-

versations with him,” Roenicke said. “It’s really hard for him, because he’s not playing that well, to be that guy he was last year. Unfortunately, sometimes you can’t be yourself.” “Last year, things were going so well, he could be himself. This year, I’d like him to be a little bit more of that guy. But he’s really concentrating, trying to figure out how to get his swing back and start playing like he did last year,” he said. Fielder, who departed Mil-

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waukee for the Detroit Tigers as a free agent, commanded a presence on and off the field. “Prince is a big personality that has an edge,” Roenicke said. “He was able to loosen up a clubhouse, but because of the edge, he’d say ‘Let’s go. Enough is enough.’ When things are not going well, that’s when you really need the personalities, to keep things loose and keep things positive.” Roenicke said that the coaching staff this season team is trying to replicate that atmosphere with little success. “Sometimes players get a little tired of hearing us,” Roenicke said.

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Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke stands in the dugout during a game against the San Francisco Giants on May 6 in San Francisco.

Andy Dirks – All-Star watch Season stats At bats: 94

Last game vs. Pirates At bats: 5

Hits: 33

Hits: 1

Runs: 20

Runs: 1

RBI: 13

RBI: 0

VOTE FOR DIRKS Haven graduate Andy Dirks is having a stellar year with the Tigers. Go to hutchnews.com to cast your ballot for his entry into the MLB All-Star game, which will be played in Kansas City this year.

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Above: Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto (19) hits a three-run home run as New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin watches during the fifth inning of an interleague game Saturday at Yankee Stadium in New York. Below: Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brandon Morrow, right, celebrates with catcher Jeff Mathis after shutting out the New York Mets 2-0 in an interleague game Saturday in Toronto.

Cubs’ Kerry Wood returns to Wrigley to say goodbye

Votto keys Reds’ victory; Morrow tosses shutout THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK – Joey Votto hit a three-run homer, Jose Arredondo worked out of a ninth-inning jam for his first major league save and the Cincinnati Reds held off the New York Yankees 6-5 on Saturday. New York scored twice off Sean Marshall in the ninth, but Reds manager Dusty Baker pulled his regular closer in favor of Arredondo and he got the job done. Brandon Phillips got Cincinnati started with a run-scoring single and the Reds overcame Ivan Nova’s career-high 12 strikeouts to improve to 2-2 during their five-game visit to both New York ballparks this week. Making his first start at Yankee Stadium, Homer Bailey (2-3) pitched effectively into the seventh inning for the second consecutive outing. Cincinnati then turned it over to its normally lightsout bullpen and held on to hand New York its fourth loss in five games. Blue Jays 2, Mets 0 – Brandon Morrow pitched his second shutout in four starts, blanking the Mets on three hits and leading the Toronto Blue Jays over New York. Morrow (5-2) struck out eight and walked one to win for the fifth time in six outings. He has three career shutouts, including a victory over the Los Angeles Angels on May 3. Toronto matched its season high by winning its fourth in a row overall. New York lost for the sixth time in nine games and saw starter Miguel Batista leave with a sore lower back after two scoreless innings. The right-hander warmed up for the third but had to be replaced by righty Jeremy Hefner (0-1), who was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo

before the game. Pirates 4, Tigers 3 – Andrew McCutchen hit a pair of two-run homers and A.J. Burnett pitched six solid innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Detroit Tigers. A day after Detroit’s Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the ninth while shutting out the Pirates, McCutchen went deep twice off Tigers rookie Drew Smyly (1-1). It was McCutchen’s sixth career multihomer game and second in three days. He has seven home runs on the season. Prince Fielder hit a tworun homer for the Tigers, who stranded 10 runners. Burnett (2-2) allowed two runs and seven hits. Three relievers finished it off, with Joel Hanrahan pitching a hitless ninth for his ninth save. Fielder struck out swinging with a man on first to end it. Josh Harrison, who broke up Verlander’s no-hit bid Friday night, also had Pittsburgh’s first hit off Smyly on a bunt single in the first. McCutchen followed with a long homer to left-center. Indians 2, Marlins 0 – Jeanmar Gomez pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and Asdrubal Cabrera homered to lead the Cleveland Indians past the Miami Marlins. Gomez (3-2) allowed two Marlins to reach base in an inning only once, striking out four over 6 1-3 innings. Cabrera connected off Anibal Sanchez (2-2) to put Cleveland ahead in the fourth inning. Three relievers finished off the Indians’ third shutout of the season. Chris Perez struck out the side on 10 pitches in the ninth for his 13th save in 14 chances. Miami dropped to 13-5 in May, while Cleveland tied the three-game interleague se-

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Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood announces his retirement from baseball Saturday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

ries 1-1 by earning its fifth win in six games. Giants 4, Athletics 0 – Ryan Vogelsong allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings and played a key role in San Francisco’s go-ahead rally as the Giants beat the Oakland Athletics for the 11th straight time at home. Vogelsong (2-2) retired the first 13 batters he faced and allowed only a soft single to right-center by Seth Smith with one out in the fifth. But he was still locked in a scoreless duel with Tyson Ross before the Giants broke through for four runs with help of a disputed call in the seventh. Emmanuel Burriss led off the inning with an infield single, and Giants manager Bruce Bochy called back pinch-hitter Aubrey Huff from the on-deck circle to have Vogelsong try to lay down a bunt. Ross (2-4) threw high and tight and home plate umpire James Hoye ruled Vogelsong was hit by the pitch. The A’s argued that the ball hit Vogelsong’s bat. Grant Balfour came in and walked Gregor Blanco on four pitches before striking out Brandon Crawford for the first out. Melky Cabrera followed with a sacrifice fly. Buster Posey extended the lead with a ground-rule double and Angel Pagan’s single made it 4-0. Oakland manager Bob Melvin got ejected after arguing again with Hoye on his way to take out Balfour after Pagan’s hit. Twins 5, Brewers 4, 11 innings – Trevor Plouffe hit a solo home run in the top of the 11th inning to lift the Minnesota Twins over the Milwaukee Brewers. Plouffe’s fourth homer of the season came off Manny Parra (0-1) with two outs. Parra had retired the first two batters before Plouffe con-

nected on a 2-0 pitch that landed in the Brewers’ bullpen. Matt Capps, the fifth Twins reliever, got three outs for his ninth save while wrapping up the Twins’ fourth straight win. The Brewers threatened to win it in the 10th when Corey Hart singled with one out off reliever Jeff Gray (3-0), but Aramis Ramirez, whose tworun homer in the eighth tied the game, popped out to center to end the inning. It was the fourth straight loss for the Brewers, and sixth in seven games, dropping Milwaukee a season-worst eight games below .500. Rays 5, Braves 2 – Alex Cobb won his first start of the season, Matt Joyce hit a grand slam and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Atlanta Braves. Cobb (1-0) allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings. He retired his last 10 batters. Cobb was recalled from Triple-A Durham on Friday night to replace Jeff Niemann, who is on the 60-day disabled list with an injured right leg. The 24-year-old righty went 3-2 in nine starts for Tampa Bay last season. Joel Peralta pitched the eighth before Fernando Rodney got the final three outs for his 13th save. Randall Delgado (2-4) took the loss. Mariners 10, Rockies 3 – Jason Vargas threw seven strong innings, Kyle Seager homered and drove in three runs, and the Seattle Mariners beat the free-falling Colorado Rockies. One day after being victimized by Kevin Millwood’s two-hitter – his first shutout in nine years – the Rockies looked lost against Vargas (5-3), who took a two-hitter into the seventh to help hand Colorado its 12th loss in 15 games.

Kerry Wood was in a coat and tie rather than a baseball uniform as he stood at home plate at Wrigley Field on Saturday and thanked many people for his 14 years in the major leagues. Wood, who retired after Friday’s game, will likely join the Chicago Cubs in another role after taking some time off to spend with his family. Wood, who struck out 20

batters as a rookie in 1998, said perhaps his best memory came Friday when he fanned the last batter he faced. After his final pitch, he was greeted in front of the dugout by his son, Justin. The 34-year-old Wood was given a picture of that moment, plus a flag from his 20-strikeout game during a ceremony before Saturday’s game against the White Sox.

This Date In Baseball May 20 1919 – Babe Ruth won a game on the mound and at the plate. He hit his first career grand slam as the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Browns 6-4. 1947 – The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Braves 4-3 in a game that featured 22 hits — all singles. The Pirates had 12 singles, the Braves 10. 1962 – Chicago Cubs rookie Ken Hubbs had eight singles in eight trips to the plate in a doubleheader with the Phillies. 1978 – Willie Stargell hit a 535-foot homer off Montreal’s Wayne

Royals ● From Page D1 the eighth against the Kansas City bullpen with Kubel’s sacrifice fly scoring Justin Upton, who led off the inning with a single. Notes: Royals LHP Everett Teaford, who was scheduled to start Sunday, was placed on the 15-day list with a lower abdominal strain. RHP Nate Adcock was recalled from Triple-A Omaha and will start in Teaford’s spot. The Diamondbacks will start rookie LHP Wade Miley. ... Royals C Salvador Perez, who had knee surgery during spring training, is taking batting practice and catching bullpen sessions. He will report next week to the Royals’ complex in Surprise, Ariz. to continue his rehab. Manager Ned Yost said Perez is two weeks

Twitchell – the longest home run in Montreal’s Olympic Stadium – to highlight the Pirates’ 6-0 victory. 1984 – Boston’s Roger Clemens earned his first major league victory as the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins, 5-4. 1991 – Jeff Reardon got his 300th save. 1999 – Robin Ventura became the first major leaguer to hit grand slams in both games of a doubleheader. 2006 – Barry Bonds tied Babe Ruth for second place on the career home run list. ahead of schedule. ... Royals IF Yuniesky Betancourt, who is in the disabled list with a sprained right ankle, will start a minor league rehab stint next week. ... RHP Trevor Bauer, the Diamondbacks’ 2011 firstround draft pick, made an impressive Triple-A Reno debut Friday, allowing one run and four hits with one walk and 11 strikeouts in eight innings against Oklahoma City. In nine starts with Double-A Mobile and Reno, Bauer is a combined 8-1 with a 1.60 ERA with 71 strikeouts in 56 1/3 innings. ... The Royals improved to 5-16 at home. ... SS Stephen Drew, who has been out since fracturing his right ankle on July 20, is playing in extended spring training games in Arizona. “He’ll stay in extended for a while,” Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said. “He’s pretty sore.”


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Dufner carries lead into final round of Nelson ■ His second PGA Tour

victory is in sight as he clings to a one-stroke lead. BY STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer

IRVING, Texas – Nine players had or shared the lead during the third round of the Byron Nelson Championship. Yet when play ended Saturday, Jason Dufner was the one alone at the top of the leaderboard for the second day in a row. Unfazed by more breezy conditions, Dufner shot a 1under 69 for an 8-under 202 total. He had a one-stroke lead over Jason Day, J.J. Henry and Dicky Pride. “Similar conditions as (Friday), so probably helped me a little bit, just being comfortable with the wind and how hard it was blowing,” Dufner said. “Good ball striking, hit a lot of greens. ... Didn’t feel like I was scrambling too much, trying to save pars or out of position, anything like that.” Three weeks after getting his first PGA Tour victory at New Orleans, and two weeks after getting married, Dufner is already trying to win again. Dufner is comfortable in his position with the experience of having won recently, and the forecast for more wind Sunday, though it is not expected to be as stiff as the 20 mph with gusts the last two days. Matt Kuchar, who won The Players Championship last weekend, was in a group of eight players four shots back after a 72 with an up-and-down back nine. Kuchar, the fifth-ranked player in the world, still has a chance to become the first PGA Tour player since Tiger Woods in 2009 to win in consecutive weeks. Dufner’s only bogey came at the 528-yard par-4 third hole, when he knew right away that his drive wasn’t a good one. He immediately

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Jason Dufner looks at where his ball landed on the 16th green after hitting out of the sand during the third round of the PGA Byron Nelson Championship golf tournament Saturday in Irving, Texas. dropped his club to watch as the ball flew into a bunker on the left side of

the fairway, opposite the water on the right where he hit his tee shot the previous

day. “A little bit of carryover from (Friday), not trying to

Pressel wins twice to reach Another semifinals of tough Sybase BY TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer

GLADSTONE, N.J. – The Sybase Match Play Championship has been a tournament full of surprises since day one, and nothing changed this year. None of the top 14 seeds are still around. The final four consists of two so-called veterans seeking their first wins since 2008 and a couple highly regarded youngsters seeking their first taste of victory on the LPGA Tour. Of the four, Morgan Pressel is the household name. She won a major at 18 in 2007 and one other time the following year. Candie Kung is a 30-yearold four-time winner, who has not held a trophy since 2008. Azahara Munoz of Spain won an NCAA title for Arizona State, while Vicky Hurst is a 21-year-old who represented the United States in the Solheim Cup last year. In the semifinals Sunday, Pressel will face Munoz, and Kung will take on Hurst. Pressel, who has struggled all season, is the most interesting story. The soon-to-be 24-year-old rallied from 2down with three holes to play to stun No. 2 ranked Na Yeon Choi in 19 holes in the morning and rolled over Anna Nordqvist of Sweden 5 and 4 in the afternoon quarterfinal in the surprised-filled event at the Hamilton Farm Golf Club. Pressel is the highest seed left at No. 15. Munoz, who had two top-five finishes recently, is the 19th-seed. Hurst is seeded 37th and Kung, who beat No. 1 ranked Yani Tseng in the morning round of 16, is the lowest seed left at No. 49. “I think that I definitely want to win again and I’ll have a chance tomorrow,” Pressel said. “No matter what happens, I think that I – this is the best I’ve played in a long time, and from Japan two weeks ago to this week, I finally feel comfortable with my game again to a point

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Morgan Pressel hits a tee shot on the second hole during a fourth round match against Anna Nordqvist, of Sweden, in the LPGA Sybase Match Play Championship golf competition at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, N.J., on Saturday. where I haven’t been in a while. I’m going to give it everything that I have tomorrow.” Pressel, whose best finish this year is a tie for 20th, has been steady this week. She made birdies on the 16th and 17th holes to tie Choi and won on the 19th when the South Korean missed a parsaving putt. In the afternoon, Pressel ran away from Nordqvist after the one-time U.S. Women’s Open champion fell behind after a couple of bogeys. “This afternoon, I had a little bit of a break and didn’t need to make quite as many birdies, but tomorrow I’m going to need to make the birdies again because I’m sure ‘Atha’s’ going to come out and come out strong,” Pressel said. Munoz routed off No. 6 seeded Stacy Lewis 5 and 4 in a match the tour’s best American this year didn’t play well. In the round of 16, Lewis – who was the highestseeded player remaining at that point – edged 2010 Sybase champion Sun Young Yoo 1-up in the morning. “I played pretty horrible,” said Lewis, who won in Mobile, Ala., two weeks ago. “It was probably one of the worst rounds I played all year. It probably didn’t matter who I was playing, I wasn’t going to win.”

Munoz and Pressel are good friends. “We both want to win bad, so I think it’s going to be fun,” the 24-year-old Munoz said. “I wish I wasn’t playing her to be honest.” Hurst and Kung both had to work harder to post their quarterfinals wins. The long-hitting Hurst, who upset No. 5 ranked Cristie Kerr over 19 holes Friday, won the 15th and 16th holes to take the lead en route to a 2-up win over U.S. Women’s Open champion So Yeon Ryu of South Korea. Kung also won the 15th and 16th holes to go 2-up against Julieta Granada of Paraguay and closed out a 2-and-1 win with a par at the 17th. “We both played pretty solid the whole day,” Hurst said. “She kind of let it go at the end, but it was pretty close.” Kung said her putting carried her Saturday, but she had other concerns after the matches. She probably didn’t expect to be here Sunday and checked out of her hotel. In the other morning matches, Ryu won seven of the first nine holes en route to a 5-and- 4 win over Katherine Hull of Australia. Nordqvist won four of the final six holes in beating No. 10 seed Amy Yang 3 and 1. Hurst was a 2-and-1 winner over Angela Stanford in an AllAmerican match.

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another. “We know we play by the rules,” O’Neill said. “It’s all about the horse, and we’re just going to focus on the horse.” If margins are an indication, perhaps I’ll Have Another has a Triple Crown in his future. Affirmed won the Derby by the identical 1½ lengths over Alydar, and then beat his rival by the same neck margin in the Preakness. “I didn’t feel confident we were going to get there until 10 yards from the wire,” owner J. Paul Reddam said. I’ll Have Another, sent off as the second choice at 3-1 over 8-5 favorite Bodemeister, covered the 1 3/16 miles in 1:55.94. The winner returned $8.40, $3.80 and

let those things happen, but occasionally they creep in your mind,” he said. “That bunker is almost as bad as being in the water, so (Sunday) maybe I’ll think of that and play more aggressive and try to hit the shot a little better.” Dufner, who birdied four of his last five holes Friday, got the lost stroke back Saturday with a 10-foot birdie putt at No. 6. He had pars the rest of the way except for the 14-foot birdie at the par-4 14th. Day’s only bogey came when he missed a putt of less than 2 feet at No. 18. The ball rimmed around the cup and rolled back toward him, costing him a share of the lead with a round of 67. “I just hit it too hard through the break,” said Day, the 2010 Nelson champ who finished fifth last year in his only other appearance on the TPC at Four Seasons courses. “One day that hole will pay me back, and hopefully it’s (Sunday).” There were 20 players within five strokes of the lead. And 10th-ranked Phil Mickelson was among of group of seven more players only one more back. Henry had three birdies on the back nine after two bogeys on the easier front nine in a round of 67. Pride, who has been playing professionally for 20 years, got his only PGA Tour victory in 1994. “I threw my caddie in the air trying to figure out the wind,” Pride said jokingly after his round of 69. “Grass, I couldn’t see.” Vijay Singh, a 34-time PGA Tour winner whose last victory was in 2008, had a 66 Saturday. He was two strokes back after an eaglebirdie-bogey finish. After his 38-foot eagle putt at the par-5 16th, he made a 5-foot birdie at No. 17 but missed a par putt of the same distance on the last hole. “I’ve been looking forward to this position,” he said. “My game has been

$2.80. Bodemeister returned $3.20 and $2.80, and Creative Cause paid $3.60 to show. Creative Cause was third, 8¾ lengths behind hard-luck runner-up Bodemeister, followed by Zetterholm, Teeth of the Dog, Optimizer, Cozzetti, Tiger Walk, Daddy Nose Best, Went the Day Well and Pretension. Baffert, a five-time Preakness winner, thought his colt – named for his 7year-old son, Bode – could pull off the win. “I felt really good about where he was,” Baffert said. “I really thought he was going to do it. The winner is a good horse. He should get the respect now that he deserves.” The chestnut colt has never been favored in any of his seven races, but won five of them along with $2,693,600 after he was purchased by Reddam for

coming around, but there wasn’t any signs of scoring and this s the first day where I kind of went out there and scored well.” PGA rookie Jonas Blixt from Sweden (67) and Marc Leishman (71) were tied for sixth at 205. Ryan Palmer, the 2011 Nelson runner-up after losing in a playoff, shot a 72 in the final group. He was with Kuchar and defending Nelson champion Keegan Bradley (71) in that group of eight at 2006. Kuchar was 8 under and leading after consecutive birdies to start his back nine, with a 32-foot putt at No. 10 and hitting his approach at No. 11 inside 3 feet. After hitting his tee shot at No. 12 into a fairway bunker, he had a chance to save par but missed a 6-foot putt. His tee shot at the 180yard 13th stopped 4 inches from the pin for a tap-in birdie that got him back to 8 under and the lead, but that didn’t last long. An errant drive on No. 14 led to a drop, then he had to punch back into the fairway before his approach to the back fringe of the green and a double bogey. His approach out of the rough at the next hole found a greenside bunker and he missed a 7-footer for par. Bradley was only one stroke off the lead when his drive at No. 11 was way right. His shot from there went over the green and trickled into the water, leading to a triple bogey that took him to 4 under, where he finished. Mickelson had five birdies and four bogeys for a round of 69. He failed to make up any ground even after holing a 42-foot chip shot at No. 18, where he finished with double bogey Friday. “It was a fun way to end the day,” he said. “I had a lot of opportunities to get right back in the mix and made four or five mistakes there, sloppy bogeys.”

$35,000 on the advice of O’Neill’s brother, Dennis. “He showed he’s the real deal. He’s a real race horse. He gutted it out,” Reddam said. “The other horse was not stopping. He ran a bang-up race, to come and catch him, how can you criticize that? For those who have followed the horse and bet on him, that’s been pretty rewarding. I don’t know if that will be the case next time, though. Gutierrez, who was riding at Hastings Park in Western Canada until showing up in California last winter, displayed the calm and cunning of a veteran. “It’s not me, it’s him. It’s all about the horse,” the 25year-old jockey from Mexico said. “He just keeps proving people wrong. I’m so happy for him because he’s such a great horse. He has a tremendous kick in the end.”

Triple Crown dreams are often dashed at Belmont THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Since Affirmed last won horse racing’s Triple Crown in 1978, 11 3-yearolds have won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness – but fallen short in the Belmont Stakes. A look at how those thoroughbreds ran at Belmont: ● 2008: Big Brown finishes last to Da’ Tara, the longest shot on the board. Big Brown fails to respond when jockey Kent Desormeaux asks for more speed in the last turn. At that point, Desormeaux eases him up. ● 2004: Smarty Jones extends his lead approaching the quarter pole and maintains a clear lead inside the furlong marker. Fights gamely into the deep stretch then yields grudgingly to finish second, a length behind Birdstone. ● 2003: Funny Cide leads

to the far turn, relinquishes the lead to Empire Maker at the three-sixteenths pole, battles along the inside to the top of the stretch then weakens, finishing third, five lengths back. ● 2002: War Emblem stumbles badly out of the gate then bumps Magic Weisner at the start in an 11-horse field. Takes brief lead nearing the half-mile pole. Remains a factor to the turn but gives way, finishing eighth, 19½ lengths back. ● 1999: Charismatic takes the lead briefly at the turn but Lemon Drop Kid and Vision and Verse fly by him on the outside and he finishes third, 1½ lengths back. ● 1998: Four lengths ahead with an eighth-mile remaining, Real Quiet is nipped by a nose at the wire by Victory Gallop in a nine-horse field. ● 1997: Silver Charm

fails to hold off Touch Gold in the final eighthmile and finishes second, three-quarters of a length back, in a seven-horse field. ● 1989: Sunday Silence can’t match Easy Goer in the final quarter-mile and finishes second, eight lengths back in a 10-horse field. ● 1987: Checked sharply on the final turn, Alysheba finishes fourth, 14 lengths behind winner Bet Twice in a 10-horse field. ● 1981: Pleasant Colony, never better than third, finishes a little more than 1½ lengths behind Summing, with Highland Blade second in an 11horse field. ● 1979: The 1-5 favorite, Spectacular Bid leads with a quarter-mile left, but weakens to finish third in an eight-horse field, 3¼ lengths behind Coastal and another head behind Golden Act.


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TV-RADIO-FYI Television AUTO RACING 11 a.m. NBCSN — IRL, IndyCar, Indianapolis 500 Bump Day 1 p.m. ESPN — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Pioneer Hi-Bred 250, at Newton, Iowa 4 p.m. SPEED — ARCA, Menards 200, at Toledo, Ohio (same-day tape) 6 p.m. ESPN2 — NHRA, Summernationals, at Topeka, Kan. (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. FSKC —- Arizona at Kansas City COLLEGE SOFTBALL Noon ESPN2 — NCAA Division I playoffs, regionals, game 6, teams TBD 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I playoffs, regionals, game 7 teams TBD (if necessary) CYCLING Noon NBC — Tour of California, final stage, Beverly Hills, Calif. to Los Angeles 5:30 p.m. NBCSN — Tour of California, final stage, Beverly Hills, Calif. to Los Angeles GOLF 5 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Volvo World Match Play, semifinal and championship matches, at Malaga, Spain 1 p.m. TGC — Nationwide Tour, BMW Charity ProAm, final round, at Greer, S.C. 2 p.m. CBS — PGA Tour, Byron Nelson Championship, final round, at Irving, Texas 3 p.m. TGC — LPGA, Sybase Match Play Championship, semifinal and championship matches, at Gladstone, N.J. HOCKEY 8 p.m. NBCSN — IIHF World Championships, Gold Medal game, Russia vs. Slovakia, at Helsinki (same-day tape)

BASEBALL American League East Division L Pct W Baltimore 27 14 .659 Tampa Bay 25 16 .610 23 18 .561 Toronto New York 21 19 .525 Boston 19 21 .475 Central Division W L Pct Cleveland 23 17 .575 20 21 .488 Chicago Detroit 19 21 .475 Kansas City 16 23 .410 Minnesota 14 26 .350 West Division W L Pct Texas 25 16 .610 20 21 .488 Oakland Los Angeles 18 22 .450 Seattle 18 24 .429 Friday’s Games Chicago White Sox 3, Chicago Cubs 2 Baltimore 2, Washington 1, 11 innings Philadelphia 6, Boston 4 N.Y. Yankees 4, Cincinnati 0 Miami 3, Cleveland 2 Detroit 6, Pittsburgh 0 Toronto 14, N.Y. Mets 5 Atlanta 5, Tampa Bay 3 Texas 4, Houston 1 Arizona 6, Kansas City 4 Minnesota 11, Milwaukee 3 Seattle 4, Colorado 0 L.A. Angels 7, San Diego 2 San Francisco 8, Oakland 6 Saturday’s Games Cincinnati 6, N.Y. Yankees 5 Toronto 2, N.Y. Mets 0 Cleveland 2, Miami 0 San Francisco 4, Oakland 0 Pittsburgh 4, Detroit 3 Tampa Bay 5, Atlanta 2 Minnesota 5, Milwaukee 4, 11 innings Seattle 10, Colorado 3 Kansas City 7, Arizona 3 Baltimore 6, Washington 5 Boston 7, Philadelphia 5 Chicago White Sox 7, Chicago Cubs 4 Houston 6, Texas 5 L.A. Angels at San Diego, late

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National League East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 25 16 .610 — Washington 23 17 .575 1½ Miami 21 19 .525 3½ New York 21 19 .525 3½ Philadelphia 21 20 .512 4 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 22 17 .564 — Cincinnati 20 19 .513 2 Pittsburgh 19 21 .475 3½ Houston 18 22 .450 4½ Milwaukee 16 24 .400 6½ Chicago 15 25 .375 7½ West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 26 13 .667 — San Francisco 21 19 .525 5½ Arizona 18 23 .439 9 Colorado 15 24 .385 11 San Diego 14 26 .350 12½ Friday’s Games Chicago White Sox 3, Chicago Cubs 2 Baltimore 2, Washington 1, 11 innings Philadelphia 6, Boston 4 N.Y. Yankees 4, Cincinnati 0 Miami 3, Cleveland 2 Detroit 6, Pittsburgh 0 Toronto 14, N.Y. Mets 5 Atlanta 5, Tampa Bay 3 Texas 4, Houston 1 Arizona 6, Kansas City 4 Minnesota 11, Milwaukee 3 Seattle 4, Colorado 0 L.A. Angels 7, San Diego 2 L.A. Dodgers 6, St. Louis 5 San Francisco 8, Oakland 6 Sunday’s Games Cincinnati (Cueto 4-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 5-1), 12:05 p.m. Miami (Jo.Johnson 1-3) at Cleveland (D.Lowe 6-1), 12:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Correia 1-4) at Detroit (Scherzer 2-3), 12:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Gee 2-3) at Toronto (H.Alvarez 33), 12:07 p.m. Baltimore (W.Chen 4-0) at Washington (Strasburg 3-1), 12:35 p.m. Boston (Beckett 3-4) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 01), 12:35 p.m. Atlanta (T.Hudson 2-1) at Tampa Bay (Price 6-2), 12:40 p.m. Texas (Lewis 3-3) at Houston (Lyles 0-0), 1:05 p.m. Arizona (Miley 4-1) at Kansas City (Adcock 01), 1:10 p.m. Minnesota (Marquis 2-3) at Milwaukee (Greinke 4-1), 1:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Peavy 4-1) at Chicago Cubs (Maholm 4-2), 1:20 p.m. Seattle (Beavan 1-4) at Colorado (Guthrie 2-1), 2:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (E.Santana 2-6) at San Diego (Bass 2-4), 3:05 p.m. Oakland (Colon 3-4) at San Francisco (Lincecum 2-3), 3:05 p.m. St. Louis (Lohse 5-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 2-3), 7:05 p.m.

Interleague ROYALS 7, D’BACKS 3 ARIZONA

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KANSAS CITY ab r h bi ab r h bi Blmqst ss 5 0 2 1 Dyson cf 3 1 1 1 A.Hill 2b 5 0 1 0 Hosmer 1b 4 0 1 1 J.Upton rf 3 1 1 0 Butler dh 3 1 1 3 MMntr c 2 0 0 0 AGordn lf 3 0 0 0 CYoung cf 4 0 1 0 Francr rf 4 0 0 0 Kubel lf 3 0 2 1 Mostks 3b 4 3 2 1 Gldsch 1b 4 1 3 0 B.Pena c 4 0 3 0 Ransm dh 3 0 0 0 Getz 2b 4 0 1 1 Overay ph 1 0 0 0 AEscor ss 3 2 2 0 RRorts 3b 4 1 1 1 Totals 34 311 3 Totals 32 711 7 Arizona 000 000 210 — 3 Kansas City 012 121 00x — 7 DP—Kansas City 3. LOB—Arizona 8, Kansas City 5. 2B—Kubel (11), Goldschmidt (8), R.Roberts (5). HR—Butler (8), Moustakas (6). SB—J.Upton (7). SF—Kubel, Dyson, Butler. IP H R ER BB SO Arizona I.Kennedy L,3-4 41-3 8 6 6 1 3 Zagurski 12-3 2 1 1 1 2 Collmenter 2 1 0 0 0 1 Kansas City B.Chen W,3-4 61-3 8 2 2 2 4 Crow 2-3 2 1 1 0 0

Mijares 1-3 1 0 0 1 0 G.Holland H,2 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Broxton 1 0 0 0 0 1 Crow pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. WP—I.Kennedy, Zagurski. Balk—I.Kennedy. T—2:54. A—27,469 (37,903).

WHITE SOX 7, CUBS 4 CHICAGO (A) CHICAGO (N) ab r h bi ab r h bi De Aza cf 4 1 2 1 RJhnsn cf 4 0 1 0 HSantg p 0 0 0 0 Barney 2b 4 1 1 0 ZStewrt p 0 0 0 0 SCastro ss 4 0 0 0 Bckhm 2b 5 0 1 0 LaHair 1b 4 0 0 0 A.Dunn 1b 1 2 1 1 ASorin lf 4 1 3 2 Viciedo lf 5 1 2 3 JeBakr rf 4 1 1 0 Przyns c 5 2 2 1 Mather 3b 3 1 1 2 Rios rf 3 1 0 0 K.Hill c 4 0 1 0 AlRmrz ss 4 0 2 1 Dmpstr p 1 0 0 0 EEscor 3b 4 0 0 0 Campn ph 1 0 1 0 Danks p 3 0 0 0 Camp p 0 0 0 0 NJones p 0 0 0 0 Russell p 0 0 0 0 Lillirdg ph-cf1 0 0 0 BParkr p 0 0 0 0 Bowden p 0 0 0 0 Cardns ph 1 0 0 0 CColmn p 0 0 0 0 Totals 35 710 7 Totals 34 4 9 4 Chicago (A) 103 000 030 — 7 Chicago (N) 000 000 004 — 4 E—Mather (1). DP—Chicago (A) 2, Chicago (N) 2. LOB—Chicago (A) 7, Chicago (N) 4. 2B—Pierzynski (5), A.Soriano (8). HR— A.Dunn (13), Viciedo (7), Pierzynski (6), A.Soriano (3), Mather (3). SB—De Aza (8). CS—De Aza (4). IP H R ER BB SO Chicago (A) Danks W,3-4 61-3 3 0 0 1 4 N.Jones 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 H.Santiago 1 1 0 0 0 0 Z.Stewart 1 4 4 4 0 1 Chicago (N) Dempster L,0-2 6 7 4 4 3 3 Camp 1 0 0 0 0 2 Russell 1-3 3 3 2 1 0 B.Parker 1-3 0 0 0 1 1 Bowden 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 C.Coleman 1 0 0 0 1 1 T—2:51. A—40,228 (41,009).

MARINERS 10, ROCKIES 3 SEATTLE

COLORADO

ab r h bi Scutaro 2b 4 0 1 0 Colvin rf-lf 4 0 0 0 CGnzlz lf 2 0 0 0 JHerrr ss 2 0 0 0 Tlwtzk ss 1 0 0 0 Giambi 1b 1 1 1 0 Cuddyr 1b-rf 4 0 0 0 Pachec 3b 4 1 1 1 WRosr c 3 1 1 2 Fowler cf 2 0 0 0 Rogers p 0 0 0 0 RHrndz ph 1 0 0 0 Brothrs p 0 0 0 0 Outmn p 0 0 0 0 Fridrch p 1 0 0 0 EYong cf 2 0 1 0 Totals 40 1014 9 Totals 31 3 5 3 Seattle 022 104 010 — 10 Colorado 000 000 300 — 3 DP—Seattle 1, Colorado 1. LOB—Seattle 8, Colorado 3. 2B—Ackley (8), M.Saunders (11), Giambi (2). 3B—Ryan (1). HR—Seager (5), W.Rosario (6). IP H R ER BB SO Seattle Vargas W,5-3 7 5 3 3 1 1 Kelley 1 0 0 0 0 1 Delabar 1 0 0 0 1 1 Colorado Friedrich L,1-1 5 9 8 8 4 3 Rogers 2 3 1 1 0 3 Brothers 1 2 1 0 1 1 Outman 1 0 0 0 0 2 Friedrich pitched to 3 batters in the 6th. WP—Delabar, Friedrich, Rogers. PB— W.Rosario. T—2:42. A—30,784 (50,398).

Ackley 2b C.Wells lf ISuzuki rf JMontr c Seager 3b Liddi 1b MSndrs cf Ryan ss Vargas p Kelley p Figgins ph Delaar p

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PIRATES 4, TIGERS 3 PITTSBURGH DETROIT ab r h bi ab r h bi Tabata rf 5 0 1 0 Kelly cf 4 0 0 0 JHrrsn 2b 3 2 1 0 Dirks lf 5 1 1 0 AMcCt cf 4 2 2 4 MiCarr 3b 4 1 2 0 PAlvrz 3b 3 0 0 0 Fielder 1b 5 1 2 2 Walker dh 4 0 2 0 DYong dh 4 0 2 0 Barajs c 4 0 1 0 Avila c 4 0 0 0 McGeh 1b 4 0 1 0 Boesch rf 4 0 2 0 Navarr lf 3 0 1 0 JhPerlt ss 3 0 0 0 McLoth lf 1 0 0 0 RSantg 2b 3 0 1 0 Barmes ss 4 0 0 0 Totals 35 4 9 4 Totals 36 310 2 Pittsburgh 200 020 000 — 4 Detroit 002 000 100 — 3 DP—Pittsburgh 1. LOB—Pittsburgh 7, Detroit 10. 2B—Dirks (6), D.Young (9). HR— A.McCutchen 2 (7), Fielder (7). SB—Kelly (1). CS—Navarro (2). IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh Burnett W,2-2 6 7 2 2 3 2 Grilli H,10 1 2 1 0 0 1 J.Cruz H,7 1 1 0 0 0 1 Hanrahan S,9-10 1 0 0 0 1 2 Detroit Smyly L,1-1 42-3 7 4 4 2 6 Villarreal 21-3 0 0 0 0 3 Coke 1 2 0 0 0 2 Benoit 1 0 0 0 0 1 HBP—by Smyly (J.Harrison). WP— A.J.Burnett. PB—Barajas. T—3:06. A—42,953 (41,255).

INDIANS 2, MARLINS 0 MIAMI

CLEVELAND

ab r h bi Choo rf 4 0 2 0 Kipnis 2b 3 0 0 1 ACarer ss 3 1 1 1 Hafner dh 2 0 0 0 CSantn c 4 0 1 0 Brantly cf 3 0 0 0 JoLopz 3b 3 0 1 0 Ktchm 1b 3 0 1 0 Duncan lf 3 1 1 0 Cnghm lf 0 0 0 0 Totals 28 0 3 0 Totals 28 2 7 2 Miami 000 000 000 — 0 Cleveland 000 110 00x — 2 DP—Miami 2, Cleveland 2. LOB—Miami 4, Cleveland 6. HR—A.Cabrera (5). SF—Kipnis. IP H R ER BB SO Miami A.Sanchez L,2-2 7 7 2 2 2 4 Mujica 1 0 0 0 0 1 Cleveland J.Gomez W,3-2 61-3 3 0 0 2 4 J.Smith H,6 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Pestano H,10 1 0 0 0 0 1 C.Perez S,13-14 1 0 0 0 0 3 HBP—by A.Sanchez (Hafner), by J.Gomez (Infante). T—2:26. A—29,799 (43,429).

Reyes ss Infante 2b HRmrz 3b Dobbs rf Stanton dh Morrsn lf GSnchz 1b Petersn cf J.Buck c

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RAYS 5, BRAVES 2 ATLANTA

TAMPA BAY ab r h bi ab r h bi Bourn cf 4 0 1 0 Zobrist rf 4 0 0 0 Prado lf 3 0 0 0 BUpton cf 3 1 2 0 Fremn 1b 4 0 0 0 Joyce lf 3 1 1 4 Uggla 2b 4 0 1 0 C.Pena 1b 2 0 0 0 McCnn c 4 1 1 0 Scott dh 3 0 0 0 Heywrd rf 4 1 1 0 SRdrgz 3b 3 1 1 1 JFrncs 3b 4 0 1 1 Rhyms 2b 3 0 0 0 Hinske dh 1 0 0 1 EJhnsn ss 2 1 1 0 Pstrnck ss 3 0 1 0 Gimenz c 2 1 1 0 Totals 31 2 6 2 Totals 25 5 6 5 Atlanta 020 000 000 — 2 Tampa Bay 004 001 00x — 5 E—Rhymes (3). DP—Atlanta 2, Tampa Bay 2. LOB—Atlanta 5, Tampa Bay 5. 2B—Uggla (9). HR—Joyce (8), S.Rodriguez (4). SB—Bourn (13), B.Upton 2 (9). CS—B.Upton (1), Rhymes (1). S—S.Rodriguez. SF—Hinske. IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta Delgado L,2-4 4 3 4 4 5 2 C.Martinez 21-3 3 1 1 1 1 O’Flaherty 1 0 0 0 1 0 Durbin 2-3 0 0 0 1 0 Tampa Bay Cobb W,1-0 7 6 2 2 2 6 Jo.Peralta H,10 1 0 0 0 0 1 Rodney S,13-13 1 0 0 0 0 0 T—2:48. A—27,433 (34,078).

REDS 6, YANKEES 5 CINCINNATI NEW YORK ab r h bi ab r h bi Heisey lf 5 0 2 1 Jeter ss 5 0 1 0 Stubbs cf 3 2 0 0 Grndrs cf 4 0 0 0 Votto 1b 3 1 1 3 Cano dh 4 1 0 0 BPhllps 2b 4 1 2 1 AlRdrg 3b 4 0 0 0 Bruce rf 3 0 0 0 Ibanez rf-lf 4 1 2 1 Frazier 3b 4 0 0 0 Swisher 1b 4 1 2 1 Cozart ss 0 0 0 0 Martin c 4 1 1 1 Costanz dh 3 0 1 1 Wise lf 2 0 0 0 Mesorc c 3 1 1 0 ErChvz ph 1 0 1 0 Valdez ss-3b4 1 1 0 AnJons pr-rf 1 0 1 0 J.Nix 2b 4 1 3 2 Totals 32 6 8 6 Totals 37 511 5 Cincinnati 110 030 010 — 6 New York 001 110 002 — 5 E—Phelps (2). DP—New York 1. LOB— Cincinnati 5, New York 6. 2B—Heisey (6), Mesoraco (2), Ibanez 2 (7). HR—Votto (7), Martin (4), J.Nix (2). SB—Stubbs (7), Jeter (3). CS—J.Nix (1). SF—Costanzo. IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati H.Bailey W,2-3 61-3 7 3 3 1 7 Ondrusek H,4 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Chapman H,6 1 0 0 0 0 2 Marshall H,2 1-3 4 2 2 0 1 Arredondo S,1-1 2-3 0 0 0 0 0

New York Nova L,4-2 6 7 Eppley 1-3 0 Rapada 2-3 0 Phelps 2 1 HBP—by Nova (Mesoraco). T—3:15. A—45,302 (50,291).

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ASTROS 6, RANGERS 5 TEXAS

HOUSTON

ab r h bi Kinsler 2b 5 0 0 0 Andrus ss 4 2 2 0 Hamltn cf-rf3 0 0 1 Beltre 3b 4 1 2 1 MYong 1b 4 1 1 0 DvMrp lf 3 1 1 3 BSnydr ph-lf1 0 1 0 N.Cruz rf 4 0 1 0 MLowe p 0 0 0 0 Napoli c 3 0 1 0 DHllnd p 2 0 0 0 Morlnd ph 1 0 0 0 Ogando p 0 0 0 0 Gentry ph-cf1 0 0 0

ab r h bi Schafer cf 1 0 0 0 Bogsvc rf 3 0 0 0 Altuve 2b 4 1 1 0 Maxwll rf-cf 2 2 1 2 Ca.Lee 1b 4 1 1 2 Lowrie ss 4 0 1 0 MDwns 3b 4 0 0 0 Myers p 0 0 0 0 JDMrtn lf 3 1 1 0 CSnydr c 3 1 1 1 Harrell p 2 0 0 0 Abad p 0 0 0 0 T.Buck ph 1 0 1 1 WLopez p 0 0 0 0 Wrght p 0 0 0 0 Lyon p 0 0 0 0 MGnzlz 3b 0 0 0 0 Totals 35 5 9 5 Totals 31 6 7 6 Texas 004 000 100 — 5 Houston 001 221 00x — 6 E—Napoli (3), D.Holland (2), Lowrie (4). DP— Houston 1. LOB—Texas 7, Houston 5. 2B— J.D.Martinez (5), T.Buck (5). 3B—Andrus (2). HR—Dav.Murphy (4), Maxwell (2), Ca.Lee (4), C.Snyder (2). SB—Hamilton (4), Maxwell (1). SF—Hamilton. IP H R ER BB SO Texas D.Holland L,3-3 5 5 5 5 2 6 Ogando 2 2 1 1 2 2 M.Lowe 1 0 0 0 0 1 Houston Harrell W,3-3 52-3 5 4 1 3 6 Abad H,1 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 W.Lopez H,4 1 2 1 1 0 2 W.Wright 0 1 0 0 0 0 Lyon H,1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Myers S,10-11 1 1 0 0 0 1 W.Lopez pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. W.Wright pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. T—2:58. A—42,673 (40,981).

GIANTS 4, ATHLETICS 0 OAKLAND

SAN FRANCISCO ab r h bi ab r h bi JWeeks 2b 4 0 0 0 GBlanc rf 2 1 1 0 Pnngtn ss 3 0 0 0 BCrwfr ss 4 0 2 0 Reddck cf-rf3 0 0 0 MeCarr lf 3 0 2 1 JGoms lf 3 0 0 0 Posey c 3 1 1 1 Blackly p 0 0 0 0 Pagan cf 4 0 2 2 S.Smith rf-lf3 0 1 0 Belt 1b 3 0 0 0 Dnldsn 3b 3 0 0 0 Arias 3b 4 0 1 0 Barton 1b 2 0 0 0 Burriss 2b 4 1 1 0 KSuzuk c 2 0 0 0 Vglsng p 1 1 0 0 T.Ross p 2 0 0 0 JaLopz p 0 0 0 0 Balfour p 0 0 0 0 Pill ph 1 0 0 0 Cowgill cf 0 0 0 0 Hensly p 0 0 0 0 Kaaihu ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 26 0 1 0 Totals 29 410 4 Oakland 000 000 000 — 0 San Francisco 000 000 40x — 4 DP—Oakland 4, San Francisco 2. LOB— Oakland 1, San Francisco 8. 2B—Posey (7). SF—Me.Cabrera. IP H R ER BB SO Oakland T.Ross L,2-4 6 7 2 2 4 4 Balfour 2-3 2 2 2 1 1 Blackley 11-3 1 0 0 0 1 San Francisco Vogelsong W,2-2 7 1 0 0 1 5 Ja.Lopez 1 0 0 0 0 2 Hensley 1 0 0 0 1 0 T.Ross pitched to 2 batters in the 7th. HBP—by T.Ross (Vogelsong). T—2:49. A—41,411 (41,915).

BASKETBALL The NBA CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Boston 2, Philadelphia 2 Saturday, May 12: Boston 92, Philadelphia 91 Monday, May 14: Philadelphia 82, Boston 81 Wednesday, May 16: Boston 107, Philadelphia 91 Friday, May 18: Philadelphia 92, Boston 83 x-Monday, May 21: Philadelphia at Boston, TBD x-Wednesday, May 23: Boston at Philadelphia, TBD x-Saturday, May 26: Philadelphia at Boston, TBD Indiana 2, Miami 1 Sunday, May 13: Miami 95, Indiana 86 Tuesday, May 15: Indiana 78, Miami 75 Thursday, May 17: Indiana 94, Miami 75 Sunday, May 20: Miami at Indiana, 3:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 22: Indiana at Miami, TBD x-Thursday, May 24: Miami at Indiana, TBD x-Saturday, May 26: Indiana at Miami, TBD WESTERN CONFERENCE Oklahoma City 2, L.A. Lakers 1 Monday, May 14: Oklahoma City 119, L.A. Lakers 90 Wednesday, May 16: Oklahoma City 77, L.A. Lakers 75 Friday, May 18: L.A. Lakers 99, Oklahoma City 96 Saturday, May 19: Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. x-Monday, May 21: L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, TBD x-Wednesday, May 23: Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, TBD x-Sunday, May 27: L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, TBD San Antonio 3, L.A. Clippers 0 Tuesday, May 15: San Antonio 108, L.A. Clippers 92 Thursday, May 17: San Antonio 105, L.A. Clippers 88 Saturday, May 19: San Antonio 96, L.A. Lakers 86 Sunday, May 20: San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 22: L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, TBD x-Friday, May 25: San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, TBD x-Sunday, May 27: L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, TBD

SPURS 96, CLIPPERS 86 SAN ANTONIO (96) Leonard 5-7 1-1 14, Duncan 8-16 3-5 19, Diaw 26 0-0 5, Parker 8-20 6-9 23, Green 3-6 0-0 7, Neal 2-5 2-3 7, Ginobili 4-9 4-5 13, Splitter 2-2 1-2 5, Bonner 1-4 0-0 3, Jackson 0-1 0-0 0, Mills 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-76 17-25 96. L.A. CLIPPERS (86) Butler 0-2 0-0 0, Griffin 13-24 2-2 28, Jordan 2-4 0-2 4, Paul 5-17 2-2 12, Foye 3-7 0-0 7, Martin 02 0-0 0, Williams 8-12 2-2 19, Bledsoe 1-1 0-0 2, Young 4-10 0-0 9, Evans 1-1 3-10 5, Simmons 00 0-0 0. Totals 37-80 9-18 86. San Antonio 11 32 26 27 — 96 L.A. Clippers 33 20 8 25 — 86 3-Point Goals—San Antonio 9-22 (Leonard 3-5, Diaw 1-2, Green 1-2, Ginobili 1-3, Parker 1-3, Bonner 1-3, Neal 1-4), L.A. Clippers 3-9 (Williams 1-1, Foye 1-1, Young 1-5, Paul 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—San Antonio 47 (Duncan 13), L.A. Clippers 54 (Griffin 16). Assists—San Antonio 27 (Parker 10), L.A. Clippers 22 (Paul 11). Total Fouls—San Antonio 19, L.A. Clippers 23. A—19,060 (19,060).

GOLF The PGA BYRON NELSON CHAMPIONSHIP Irving, Texas Third Round Jason Dufner 67-66-69 J.J. Henry 68-68-67 Jason Day 68-68-67 Dicky Pride 66-68-69 Vijay Singh 68-70-66 Jonas Blixt 68-70-67 Marc Leishman 65-69-71 Rich Beem 68-70-68 Bob Estes 73-68-65 Joe Durant 70-71-65 Scott Piercy 66-70-70 Keegan Bradley 67-68-71 Matt Kuchar 66-68-72 Pat Perez 67-67-72 Ryan Palmer 64-70-72 Jason Bohn 70-70-67 Jimmy Walker 70-68-69 Andres Gonzales 66-72-69 Padraig Harrington 68-69-70 Chad Campbell 68-66-73 Phil Mickelson 70-69-69 Shane Bertsch 70-70-68 Graham DeLaet 71-68-69 James Driscoll 67-71-70 Greg Owen 67-71-70 Billy Mayfair 69-68-71 Ken Duke 69-67-72 Ernie Els 70-69-70 Nathan Green 68-71-70 John Mallinger 70-70-69 Andres Romero 72-67-70

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David Mathis Robert Garrigus Roberto Castro Charles Howell III John Rollins D.A. Points Charley Hoffman Tim Herron Brandt Jobe Derek Lamely Bill Lunde Boo Weekley John Merrick Danny Lee D.J. Trahan Todd Hamilton Gavin Coles Brian Davis Greg Chalmers Hunter Haas Duffy Waldorf Scott Brown Ricky Barnes Kevin Kisner Gary Woodland Nick O’Hern Erik Compton Blake Adams Seung-Yul Noh

68-71-70 71-70-68 74-67-68 68-73-68 71-67-71 68-69-72 66-69-74 70-72-67 70-69-71 69-70-71 66-75-69 69-68-73 71-70-69 71-71-68 72-68-71 70-70-71 71-69-71 73-65-73 70-71-70 69-73-69 72-70-69 70-69-73 67-71-74 67-74-71 68-70-74 70-71-71 70-71-71 66-71-75 73-69-70

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The LPGA SYBASE MATCH PLAY Gladstone, N.J. Patty Berg Bracket Candie Kung, Taiwan, def. Yani Tseng, Taiwan, 3 and 2 Julieta Granada, Paraguay, def. Karine Icher, France, 1 up. Kathy Whitworth Bracket Ryu So Yeon, South Korea, def. Katherine Hull, Australia, 5 and 4. Vicky Hurst, United States, def. Angela Stanford, United States, 2 and 1. Mickey Wright Bracket Morgan Pressel, United States, def. Na Yeon Choi, South Korea, 5-4, 19 holes. Anna Nordqvist, Sweden, def. Amy Yang, South Korea, 3 and 1. Annika Sorenstam Bracket Azahara Munoz, Spain, def. Jodi Ewart, Britain, 2 and 1 Stacy Lewis, United States, def. Sun Young Yoo, South Korea, 1 up. Quarterfinals Patty Berg Bracket Candie Kung, Taiwan, def. Julieta Granada, Paraguay, 2 and 1. Kathy Whitworth Bracket Vicky Hurst, United States, def. Ryu So Yeon, South Korea, 2 up. Mickey Wright Bracket Morgan Pressel, United States, def. Anna Nordqvist, Sweden, 5 and 4. Annika Sorenstam Bracket Azahara Munoz, Spain, def. Stacy Lewis, United States, 5 and 4.

Nationwide Tour BMW CHARITY PRO-AM At t-Thornblade Club, par 71 (35-36) At g-Greenville Country Club, par 72 (36-36) At c-Carolina Country Club, par 72 (36-36) Greer, S.C. Third Round Steve LeBrun 68c-68t-67g — 203 Brad Fritsch 67t-68g-68c — 203 James Hahn 70c-65t-69g — 204 Alex Prugh 68t-70g-66c — 204 Nick Flanagan 67t-70g-67c — 204 Robert Streb 66c-68t-70g — 204 Andy Pope 66t-68g-70c — 204 Cameron Percy 68c-62t-75g — 205 Tyrone Van Aswegen 71t-67g-67c — 205 Jim Herman 65c-73t-68g — 206 Gene Sauers 68c-66t-72g — 206 Scott Parel 68t-69g-69c — 206 Aaron Watkins 67g-66c-73t — 206 Brent Delahoussaye 67c-67t-72g — 206 Sam Saunders 66c-71t-69g — 206 Darron Stiles 64c-68t-74g — 206 Ron Whittaker 69t-69g-68c — 206 Paul Stankowski 68c-70t-68g — 206 Fernando Mechereffe 69g-69c-69t — 207 Reid Edstrom 67g-66c-74t — 207 Tag Ridings 71g-66c-70t — 207 Rob Oppenheim 68g-70c-70t — 208 Justin Hicks 71c-66t-71g — 208 Michael Connell 68t-73g-67c — 208 Kevin Foley 69g-71c-68t — 208 Fabian Gomez 77g-67c-64t — 208 Justin Bolli 72g-70c-66t — 208 Alistair Presnell 67t-72g-69c — 208 Joseph Bramlett 66t-76g-66c — 208 Roger Tambellini 67c-69t-72g — 208 Jim Renner 65t-70g-73c — 208 D.J. Brigman 65c-74t-69g — 208 Scott Sterling 70c-69t-70g — 209 Jeff Cuzzort 67c-70t-72g — 209 Andy Bare 69g-69c-71t — 209 John Chin 69t-72g-68c — 209 David May 71c-72t-66g — 209 Peter Lonard 71g-66c-72t — 209 Derek Fathauer 66c-74t-69g — 209 James Sacheck 69g-73c-67t — 209 Steven Alker 67c-71t-71g — 209 Cliff Kresge 70g-73c-67t — 210 Tim Wilkinson 65t-74g-71c — 210 Mathias Gronberg 66t-71g-73c — 210 Camilo Benedetti 69g-67c-74t — 210 Zack Byrd 70c-72t-68g — 210 Casey Wittenberg 69c-72t-69g — 210 David Lingmerth 74t-66g-70c — 210 Jeff Curl 71t-72g-67c — 210 Scott Gardiner 72g-69c-69t — 210 Mike Lavery 71c-68t-71g — 210 Jerod Turner 69g-70c-71t — 210 Daniel Bowden 72g-70c-69t — 211

HOCKEY NHL playoffs CONFERENCE FINALS (x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE N.Y. Rangers 2, New Jersey 1 Monday, May 14: NY Rangers 3, New Jersey 0 Wednesday, May 16: New Jersey 3, NY Rangers 2 Saturday, May 19: NY Rangers 3, New Jersey 0 Monday, May 21: NY Rangers at New Jersey, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 23: New Jersey at NY Rangers, 8 p.m. x-Friday, May 25: NY Rangers at New Jersey, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, May 27: New Jersey at NY Rangers, 8 p.m. WESTERN CONFERENCE Los Angeles 3, Phoenix 0 Sunday, May 13: Los Angeles 4, Phoenix 2 Tuesday, May 15: Los Angeles 4, Phoenix 0 Thursday, May 17: Los Angeles 2, Phoenix 1 Sunday, May 20: Phoenix at Los Angeles, 3 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 22: Los Angeles at Phoenix, 9 p.m. x-Thursday, May 24: Phoenix at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. x-Saturday, May 26: Los Angeles at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

SOCCER Major league soccer EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA New York 8 3 1 25 25 17 D.C. 7 4 3 24 25 17 Sporting KC 7 3 0 21 13 7 Chicago 4 2 3 15 11 10 New England 4 6 1 13 14 15 Houston 3 3 4 13 10 11 Montreal 3 6 3 12 13 18 Columbus 3 4 2 11 8 11 Philadelphia 2 6 2 8 8 13 Toronto FC 0 9 0 0 7 21 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Real Salt Lake 8 3 2 26 19 12 San Jose 7 2 2 23 22 12 Seattle 7 2 2 23 15 6 Vancouver 5 3 3 18 12 13 Colorado 5 6 0 15 15 14 FC Dallas 3 6 4 13 12 19 Los Angeles 3 5 2 11 12 15 Chivas USA 3 6 1 10 6 12 Portland 2 5 3 9 9 13 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday, May 19 Vancouver 2, Seattle 2 New England 2, Houston 2 New York 2, Montreal 1 D.C. United 3, Toronto FC 1 FC Dallas 1, Philadelphia 1 Sporting Kansas City at Colorado, late Columbus at San Jose, late Los Angeles at Chivas USA, late Sunday, May 20 Chicago at Portland, 6 p.m.

SWIMMING High school CLASS 6A Team scores

SM East 294, Washburn Rural 250, Olathe Northwest 233, Olathe East 212, BV North 174, Free State 173, Lawrence 155, BV Northwest 145, Wichita East 107, Manhattan 80, SM West 68, BV West 61, SM North 59, Wichita North 59, SM South 49, Topeka High 37, Derby 34, SM Northwest 31, Hutchinson 24, Wichita Southeast 17, Olathe North 17, Olathe South 14, Wichita Heights 6. Finals 200 medley relay Championship finals - 1. Washburn Rural (Haley Molden, Elise Valdez, Jamie Fritsch, Molly Christensen), 1:48.17; 2. BV North (Amy Sevcik, Grace Stafford, Delaney Cross, Ellie Stafford), 1:50.16; 3. Lawrence (Miranda Rohn, Gretchen Frick, Heather Cistola, Annie Odrowski), 1:52.08; 4. Wichita East (Olivia Tran, Kate Spitz, Samantha King, Caitlyn Goodman), 1:54.04; 5. SM East (Lili Stalder, Sarah Freshnock, Hallie Beck, Elizabeth Bittiker), 1:54.23; 6. Free State (Lucy Sirimongkhon-Dyck, Kate LaFever, Kate McCurdy, Courtney Caldwell), 1:54.30; 7. Olathe East (Abbey Johnstone, Brianne Grudek, Caitlin Ware, Taylor Rusch), 1:58.26; DQ. SM West (Lauren Metzler, Courtney Klema, Kate Snyder, Shauna Jones). Consolation finals - 9. Olathe Northwest (Sam Stewart, Madi Bryant, Gillian Schwartz, Jessica Corkill), 1:57.72; 10. BV Northwest (Sarah Gorn, Nicole Danisi, Shawna Gower, Kasey Kowalski), 2:01.74; 11. SM North (Harris Ginther, Katie Arnote, Jennifer Schleicher, Samantha Yancey), 2:01.82; 12. SM South (Shelby Johnson, Caroline Busch, Paige Meredith, Anne Stollsteimer), 2:02.01; 13. SM Northwest (Megan Kirchner, Jessica Kirchner, Grace Freeman, Anna Thomsen), 2:02.06; 14. Olathe North (Hanna Bohl, Carolyn Culp, Caroline Kelter, Jacqueline McMillen), 2:03.89; 15. Topeka High (Meaghan Ricks, Haley Prekopy, Meredith Ricks, Alex Millhuff), 2:06.12; 16. Wichita Heights (Alyssa Packer, Chanell Nguyen, Kelsey Buller, Rachel Stahl), 2:06.70. 200 freestyle Championship finals - 1. Molden, Washburn Rural, 1:48.67; 2. Mackenna Rife, Olathe Northwest, 1:55.07; 3. Cistola, Lawrence, 1:55.26; 4. Katie Vaughan, Olathe Northwest, 1:57.56; 5. Meg Stanley, SM East, 1:57.94; 6. Emily Minick, SM East, 1:58.26; 7. Molly Rockefeller, Washburn Rural, 2:00.19; 8. Pilar Dritz, Manhattan, 2:00.44. Consolation finals - 9. Eliza Anderson, Free State, 1:58.98; 10. Millhuff, Topeka High, 2:01.29; 11. Audrey Markway, Olathe East, 2:01.53; 12. Bryant, Olathe Northwest, 2:02.42; 13. Hallie Breidenthal, BV Northwest, 2:02.73; 14. Lauren Nordell-Morris, BV Northwest, 2:03.35; 15. Karah Brown, Olathe East, 2:03.93; 16. Christa McKittrick, SM East, 2:05.83. 200 individual medley Championship finals - 1. Frick, Lawrence, 2:08.64; 2. Freshnock, SM East, 2:09.96; 3. Mackenzie Neeley, Olathe Northwest, 2:11.02; 4. Fritsch, Washburn Rural, 2:14.31; 5. Meredith, SM South, 2:14.98; 6. Cross, BV North, 2:15.28; 7. Sirimongkhon-Dyck, Free State, 2:18.62; 8. Alyssa Newbury, Derby, 2:20.72. Consolation finals - 9. Kathleen Fee, Hutchinson, 2:19.45; 10. Samantha Laflin, Olathe East, 2:19.73; 11. Danisi, BV Northwest, 2:20.59; 12. Mer. Ricks, Topeka High, 2:20.84; 13. King, Wichita East, 2:20.93; 14. Tran, Wichita East, 2:21.34; 15. Carsten Leimer, BV North, 2:21.35; 16. Odrowski, Lawrence, 2:22.49. 50 freestyle Championship finals - 1. Caldwell, Free State, 23.70; 2. Abbey Lassley, Wichita North, 24.85; 3. Shawna Elsey, Olathe East, 24.86; 4. Christensen, Washburn Rural, 25.10; 5. Tiernan Shank, SM East, 25.30; 6. Ashlee Foster, Olathe East, 25.52; 7. Madeline Peters, SM East, 25.61; 8. Katie Thill, BV Northwest, 26.03. Consolation finals - 9. E. Stafford, BV North, 24.97; 10. Anna Elliott, Olathe East, 25.57; 11. Lanie Leek, SM East, 25.91; 12. Kelter, Olathe North, 26.21; 13. Chelsea Spraetz, BV West, 26.27; 14. Marjie Trussell, BV North, 26.48; 15. Mariah Scipio, Manhattan, 26.50; 16. Shayla Panowicz, BV North, 26.53. 100 butterfly Championship finals - 1. Meredith, SM South, 58.75; 2. Cistola, Lawrence, 59.12; 3. Snyder, SM West, 59.27; 4. Sevcik, BV North, 59.50; 5. Fritsch, Washburn Rural, 1:00.14; 6. Taylor Kirtley, BV Northwest, 1:00.21; 7. Cross, BV North, 1:00.74; 8. Newbury, Derby, 1:01.62. Consolation finals - 9. Rohn, Lawrence, 1:01.40; 10. Tran, Wichita East, 1:02.11; 11. McCurdy, Free State, 1:03.72; 12. Gillian Schwartz, Olathe Northwest, 1:03.83; 13. Freeman, SM Northwest, 1:04.11; 14. Madelyn Ong, Wichita East, 1:04.28; 15. Halsey Handley, Washburn Rural, 1:04.72; 16. Beck, SM East, 1:05.19. 100 freestyle Championship finals - 1. Caldwell, Free State, 51.37; 2. Elsey, Olathe East, 53.88; 3. Vaughan, Olathe Northwest, 54.25; 4. Shank, SM East, 55.11; 5. Foster, Olathe East, 55.14; 6. Elliott, Olathe East, 55.89; 7. NordellMorris, BV Northwest, 56.27; 8. Markway, Olathe East, 56.38. Consolation finals - 9. Bittiker, SM East, 56.52; 10. Breidenthal, BV Northwest, 56.90; 11. Panowicz, BV North, 57.29; 12. Spitz, Wichita East, 57.37; 13. McKittrick, SM East, 57.45; 14. Leek, SM East, 57.85; 15. Dina Vu, Wichita East, 58.12; 16. Scipio, Manhattan, 58.84. 500 freestyle Championship finals - 1. Molden, Washburn Rural, 4:50.52; 2. Rife, Olathe Northwest, 5:04.98; 3. Frick, Lawrence, 5:06.17; 4. Stanley, SM East, 5:14.99; 5. Minick, SM East, 5:16.98; 6. Rockefeller, Washburn Rural, 5:17.14; 7. Dritz, Manhattan, 5:21.77; 8. Bryant, Olathe Northwest, 5:23.16. Consolation finals - 9. Millhuff, Topeka High, 5:27.83; 10. Williams, SM Northwest, 5:29.72; 11. Laflin, Olathe East, 5:32.47; 12. Odrowski, Lawrence, 5:33.79; 13. Brown, Olathe East, 5:33.81; 14. Schwartz, Olathe Northwest, 5:38.23; 15. McCurdy, Free State, 5:38.92; 16. Miller, Free State, 5:41.36. 200 freestyle relay Championship finals - 1. SM East (Leek, Peters, Bittiker, Shank), 1:40.71; 2. Olathe East (Elsey, Markway, Elliott, Foster), 1:40.89; 3. Olathe Northwest (Neeley, Rife, Stewart, Vaughan), 1:42.01; 4. BV Northwest (Kirtley, Nordell-Morris, Beridenthal, Thill), 1:42.06; 5. BV North (Sevcik, Cross, Trussell, E. Stafford), 1:42.15; 6. Washburn Rural (Handley, Allison Vlach, Valdez, Rockefeller), 1:43.99; 7. Manhattan (Scipio, Walters, Bucholtz, Dritz), 1:44.89; 8. Wichita East (White, Spitz, Goodman, Vu), 1:46.17. Consolation finals - 9. BV West (Brimacombe, Natile Behnan, Emily Grantham, Spraetz), 1:45.76; 10. SM West (Jones, Metzler, Kerschman, Klema), 1:48.32; 11. SM North (Yancey, Katherine Hydeman, Randi Nimz, Arnote), 1:49.25; 12. Olathe South (Ali Webb, Sammy Hiller, Holly Hinson, Shelby Guthrie), 1:49.66; 13. Wichita North (Smith, Martin, Smith, Lassley), 1:49.71; 14. Olathe North (Kelter, Culp, McMillen, Bohl), 1:50.01; 15. SM Northwest (Gabby Lorino, Freeman, Williams, Anna Thomsen), 1:50.56; DQ. Free State (Eliza Anderson, Katie Kimbrough, Alexa Malik, Miller). 100 backstroke Championship finals - 1. Lassley, Wichita North, 59.22; 2. Snyder, SM West, 59.48; 3. Neeley, Olathe Northwest, 59.78; 4. Sirinmongkhon-Dyck, Free State, 1:00.22; 5. Kirtley, BV Northwest, 1:00.36; 6. Rohn, Lawrence, 1:00.71; 7. Ricks, Topeka High, 1:00.95; 8. Sevcik, BV North, 1:02.95. Consolation finals - 9. Anderson, Free State, 1:02.53; 10. Sophie Paulk, SM East, 1:03.50; 11. Johnstone, Olathe East, 1:03.90; 12. Stalder, SM East, 1:04.10; 13. Stewart, Olathe Northwest, 1:04.20; 14. Riley Hunter, SM East, 1:04.40; 15. Myers, SM East, 1:04.59; 16. Bucholtz, Manhattan, 1:05.10. 100 breaststroke Championship finals - 1. G. Stafford, BV North, 1:03.03; 2. Chesser, Wichita Southeast, 1:8.04; 3. Christensen, Washburn Rural, 1:08.06; 4. Fee, Hutchinson, 1:08.63; 5. Valdez, Washburn Rural, 1:09.64; 6. Spitz, Wichita East, 1:09.80; 7. Spraetz, BV West, 1:10.03; 8. Freshnock, SM East, 1:10.57. Consolation finals - 9. Klema, SM West, 1:11.80; 10. E. Stafford, BV North, 1:12.86; 11. Annie Mann, SM East, 1:12.46; 12. Busch, SM South, 1:12.80; 13. Brianne Grudek, Olathe East, 1:13.36; 14. Beck, SM East, 1:13.47; 15. Murrell, SM East, 1:13.89; 16. Danisi, BV Northwest, 1:14.07. 400 freestyle relay Championship finals - 1. Washburn Rural (Fritsch, Rockefeller, Christensen, Molden), 3:35.73; 2. SM East (Stanley, Minick, Shank, Freshnock), 3:37.95; 3. Olathe Northwest (Neeley, Vaughan, Schwartz, Rife), 3:38.93; 4. Free State (Anderson, Miller, SirimongkhonDyck, Caldwell), 3:39.25; 5. Olathe East (Laflin, Elsey, Brown, Foster), 3:39.40; 6. Lawrence (Frick, Odrowski, Rohn, Cistola), 3:40.98; 7. BV Northwest (Nordell-Morris, Thill, Kirtley, Breidenthal), 3:45.62; 8. Manhattan (Scipio, Walters, Bucholtz, Dritz), 3:53.29. Consolation finals - 9. Wichita East (White, King, Vu, Tran), 3:50.80; 10. Wichita North

(Smith, Martin, Smith, Lassley), 3:53.29; 11. SM West (Snyder, Jones, Falk, Klema), 3:54.38; 12. BV West (Brimacombe, Behnan, Grantham, Spraetz), 3:54.62; 13. SM Northwest (Williams, Lorino, Freeman, Thomsen), 3:59.81; 14. SM North (Yancey, Hydeman, Jennifer Schleicher, Ginther), 4:05.36; 15. Olathe South (Webb, Hiller, Hinson, Guthrie), 4:11.02; DQ. BV North (Leimer, Trussell, Gunderson, Panowicz).

CLASS 5-1A Team scores Blue Valley 303, Newton 262, Blue Valley Southwest 202.50, Aquinas 181, Lawrence Seabury 178, Andover 149, Emporia 137, Wichita Independent 104, St. James Academy 102, Carroll 92, Wichita Trinity 73.50, Salina South 63, Winfield 60, McPherson 56, Kapaun 36, Southeast-Cherokee 28, Hayden 27, Andover Central 26, Great Bend 26, Shawnee Heights 26, Paola 25, Salina Central 25, Seaman 25, Topeka West 25, Independence 17, Parsons 12, St. Paul 8, Coffeyville 7, Maize South 6, KC Turner 2. Finals 200 medley relay Championship finals - 1. Lawrence Seabury (Reese Edwards, Phoebe Grabill, Maddie McCaffrey, Elizabeth Padgett), 1:53.19; 2. Andover (Audra Hansen, Katie League, Meg Plank, Julia Hilts), 1.55.40; 3. Blue Valley (Becca Bond, Helena Bertels, Katya Vakshteyn, Erin Rambo), 1:56.59; 4. Newton (Katrina Gerbrand, Hana Robinson, Christina Entz, Sarah Schmidt), 1:56.66; 5. BV Southwest (Katie Kirkpatrick, Abby Brake, Anna Rasmussen, Megan Becker), 1:57.31; 6. Carroll (Madison Hutchinson, Brooke Biby, Gabi Biby, Clara Seiwert), 1:57.82; 7. St. James Academy (Augusta Garies, Lauren Amrein, Hannah Sanchez, Emily Abraham), 2:00.78; 8. Emporia (Hayley Guion, Meg Detwiler, Regan Hastert, Shannon Ernst), 2:00.80. Consolation finals - 9. Wichita Independent (Brooke Brittain, Kate Wickham, Bryonnna Stacey, Sammi Brandyberry), 2:02.92; 10. McPherson (Sarah Almquist, Kassidy Glazner, Mariah Regier, Cheyenne Regier), 2:03.58; 11. Winfield (Lauren Turner, Jazmynn Burris, Victoria Lybarger, Emily Williams), 2:04.13; 12. Andover Central (Emilee O’Hair, KC Chambers, Alexis Lyman, Rachel Jacobson), 2:05.41; 13. Paola (Katie-Jo Kirk, Whitney McDaniel, Jessica Schasteen, Sarah Dickson), 2:05.62; 14. Independence (Nikki Yakshaw, KasiDee Cox, Anna Hignight, Madison Vining), 2:06.20; 15. Salina Central (Sarah Schulte, Hannah Schulte, Paige Johnson, Sydney Dauer), 2:06.36; 16. Hayden (Claire Alexander, Paige Alexander, Lillian Hyde, Sarah Fletcher), 2:06.64. 200 freestyle Championship finals - 1. Wickham, Wichita Independent, 1:58.48; 2. Kaela Ropson, Aquinas, 2:00.18; 3. Plank, Andover, 2:00.67; 4. Beth Houghton, Blue Valley, 2:01.81; 5. Brytany Stewart, SE-Cherokee, 2:02.36; 6. Martina Schartz, Salina South, 2:03.42; 7. Schmidt, Newton, 2:04.04; 8. Sara Slifer, Newton, 2:04.80. Consolation finals - 9. Jacqueline Leonard, BV Southwest, 2:07.39; 10. Anna Rassett, Blue Valley, 2:08.69; 11. Ellen Selba, Blue Valley, 2:09.53; 12. Marisa Tomlins, Salina South, 2:10.67; 13. Robinson, Newton, 2:11.19; 14. Jenkins, Aquinas, 2:12.02; 15. Hannah McDonald, Aquinas, 2:12.19; 16. Megan Richards, Blue Valley, 2:12.80. 200 individual medley Championship finals - 1. Betti Fuhr, Newton, 2:08.62; 2. Rasmussen, BV Southwest, 2:12.13; 3. Brittain, Wichita Independent, 2:12.83; 4. Edwards, Lawrence Seabury, 2:14.93; 5. Emily Knocke, Wichita Trinity, 2:15.69; 6. Garies, St. James, 2:15.99; 7. Vakshteyn, Blue Valley, 2:16.01; 8. Gerbrand, Newton, 2:18.83. Consolation finals - 9. Hanna McGowan, Shawnee Heights, 2:16.77; 10. C. Alexander, Hayden, 2:17.00; 11. McCaffrey, Lawrence Seabury, 2:25.54; 12. Marisa Meyer, Kapaun, 2:25.91; 13. Erin Duncan, St. Paul, 2:28.92; 14. Kimberly Meader, Seaman, 2:29.33; 15. Chambers, Andover Central, 2:30.05; Heather Gandy, Seaman, 2:31.07. 50 freestyle Championship finals - 1. Hansen, Andover, 24.73; 2. Entz, Newton, 24.86; 3. Chelsey Kilgore, Wichita Trinity, 24.91; 4. Becker, BV Southwest, 25.01; 5. Padgett, Lawrence Seabury, 25.37; 6. Laura Dicus, Topeka West, 25.62; 7. Virginia Bono, Aquinas, 25.85; 8. Turner, Winfield, 26.09. Consolation finals - 9. Holly Hanson, Aquinas, 26.37; 10. Hannah Hildebrand, Great Bend, 26.45; 11. Kirkpatrick, BV Southwest, 26.48; 12. Kaylee Farmer, Paola, 26.63; 13. Glazner, McPherson, 26.76; 14. Hastert, Emporia, 27.12; 15. Rambo, Blue Valley, 27.15; 16. Hilts, Andover, 27.43. 100 butterfly Championship finals - 1. Grabill, Lawrence Seabury, 59.15; 2. Hutchison, Carroll, 59.34; 3. Entz, Newton, 1:00.11; 4. Bond, Blue Valley, 1:01.60; 5. Garies, St. James, 1:02.02; 6. Plank, Andover, 1:03.22; 7. McCaffrey, Lawrence Seabury, 1:03.62; 8. M. Regier, McPherson, 1:05.04. Consolation finals - 9. Meghan Ouderkirk, Salina South, 1:04.49; 10. McDonald, Aquinas, 1:05.69; 11. S. Schulte, Salina Central, 1:06.75; 12. Hastert, Emporia, 1:06.78; 13. Duncan, St. Paul, 1:06.79; 14. Stephanie Severe, Maize South, 1:07.26; 15. G. Biby, Carroll, 1:08.42; 16. Hannah Sanchez, St. James, 1:08.45. 100 freestyle Championship finals - 1. Hansen, Andover, 52.92; 2. (tie) Kilgore, Wichita Trinity and Becker, BV Southwest, 54.54; 4. Bertels, Blue Valley, 55.41; 5. Stewart, SE-Cherokee, 55.79; 6. Schmidt, Newton, 56.48; 7. Turner, Winfield, 56.66; 8. Bono, Aquinas, 56.93. Consolation finals - 9. Padgett, Lawrence Seabury, 57.27; 10. Bittel, Aquinas, 57.54; 11. Schartz, Salina South, 57.56; 12. Glazner, McPherson, 58.04; 13. Ernst, Emporia, 58.30; 14. Hanson, Aquinas, 58.68; 15. Rambo, Blue Valley, 59.10; 16. Farmer, Paola, 1:00.27. 500 freestyle Championship finals - 1. Grabill, Lawrence Seabury, 5:10.95; 2. Ropson, Aquinas, 5:14.77; 3. Wickham, Wichita Independent, 5:20.82; 4. Houghton, Blue Valley, 5:30.27; 5. Leonard, BV Southwest, 5:44.45; 6. Slifer, Newton, 5:44.83; 7. Rassette, Blue Valley, 5:49.48; 8. Sami McCormick, Blue Valley, 5:54.66. Consolation finals - 9. Selba, Blue Valley, 5:51.77; 10. H. Gandy, Seaman, 5:52.02; 11. Slayden, Emporia, 5:55.04; 12. Payne, Emporia, 6:03.86; 13. Tomlins, Salina South, 6:03.92; 14. Hannah Ney, Aquinas, 6:03.97; 15. Allison Damm, Great Bend, 6:06.08; 16. Jennifer Ghekas, BV Southwest, 6:07.75. 200 freestyle relay Championship finals - 1. Newton (Schmidt, Slifer, Entz, Fuhr), 1:41.76; 2. Aquinas (Bono, Hanson, Erica Gammill, Ropson), 1:44.09; 3. Andover (Plank, HIlts, League, Hansen), 1:45.39; 4. BV Southwest (Weidner, Price, Ghekas, Leonard), 1:47.55; 5. Emporia (Ernst, Guion, Payne, Hastert), 1:48.03; 6. Blue Valley (Rambo, Richards, Selba, Houghton), 1:48.22; 7. St. James (Amrein, Brigid Pikus, Abraham, Garies), 1:48.40; 8. McPherson xRegier, Almquist, Regier, Glazner), 1:48.60. Consolation finals - 9. Wichita Trinity (Knocke, Severe, Van Bebber, Kilgore), 1:50.33; 10. Winfield (Lybarger, Burris, Turner, Sarnacki), 1:51.18; 11. Kapaun (Osborne, Grant, Wells, Meyer), 1:52.10; 12. Andover Central (O’Hair, Lyman, Chambers, Jacobson), 1:52.46; 13. Independence (Wilson, Yakshaw, Hignight, Vining), 1.52.50; 14. Salina Central (Johnson, Schulte, Emily Ewing, Dauer), 1:53.45; 15. Hayden (Hyde, Brooke LaRue, Fletcher, C. Alexander), 1:54.38; DQ. Parsons (Sydney Markley, Victoria Port, Shannon Dunlay, Reagan Argo). 100 backstroke Championship finals - 1. Rasmussen, BV Southwest, 56.95; 2. Hutchison, Carroll, 58.42; 3. Brittain, Wichita Independent, 58.55; 4. Bond, Blue Valley, 59.96; 5. Edwards, Lawrence Seabury, 1:00.38; 6. Vakshteyn, Blue Valley, 1:03.18; 7. Dicus, Topeka West, 1:03.30; 8. Gerbrand, Newton, 1:-04.57. Consolation finals - 9. Jenny Kongs, Aquinas, 1:02.80; 10. Hildebrand, Great Bend, 1:03.82; 11. Kirkpatrick, BV Southwest, 1:04.17; 12. Kirk, Paola, 1:05.32; 13. Bittel, Aquinas, 1:05.80; 14. Severe, Maize South, 1:08.10; 15. Sidney Sibenaller, Blue Valley, 1:08.66; 16. S. Schulte, Salina Central, 1:08.84. 100 breaststroke Championship finals - 1. Fuhr, Newton, 1:07.60; 2. Hanna McGowan, Shawnee Heights, 1:09.40; 3. Bertels, Blue Valley, 1:12.23; 4. Meyer, Kapaun, 1:12.53; 5. C. Alexander, Hayden, 1:13.03; 6. League, Andover, 1:31.12; 7. Robinson, Newton, 1:14.71; 8. Burris, Winfield, 1:14.88 Consolation finals - 9. Knocke, Wichita Trinity, 1:13.72; 10. Herkelman, Coffeyville, 1:14.09; 11. Amrein, St. James, 1:15.01; 12. Seiwert, Carroll, 1:16.48; 13. Osborne, Kapaun, 1:16.82; 14. Cox, Independence, 1:16.87; 15. Hannah Uthe, KC Turner, 1:17.44; 16. B. Biby, Carroll, 1:18.98. 400 freestyle relay Championship finals - 1. BV Southwest (Becker, Leonard, Kirkpatrick, Rasmussen), 3:43.89; 2. Blue Valley (Vakshteyn, Houghton,

Bond, Bertels), 3:44.39; 3. Newton (Gerbrand, Robinson, Slifer, Fuhr), 3:48.51; 4. Aquinas (Bittel, Kongs, Ropson, Bono), 3:50.45; 5. Lawrence Seabury (Padgett, Padgett, Edwards, Grabill), 3:50.87; 6. Salina South (Schartz, Tomlins, Ouderkirk, Paul), 4:01.23; 7. Carroll (Seiwert, Rau, B. Biby, Hutchison), 4:05.53; 8. Emporia (Ernst, Payne, Guioin, Slayden), 4:06.62. Consolation finals - 9. Wichita Independent (Wickham, Jarvis, Stacey, Brittain), 4:06.34; 10. Seaman (Dittberner, Schnieders, H. Gandy, Meader), 4:09.78; 11. Parsons (Dunlay, Port, Markley, Argo), 4:10.36; 12. Great Bend (Damm, Kylee Spray, Brenna Haines, Hildebrand), 4:11.91; 13. Salina Central (Johnson, Dauer, Ewing, Schulte), 4:12.58; 14. Paola (Farmer, Schasteen, McDaniel, Kirk), 4:13.06; 15. Andover Central (Lyman, Jacobson, Schaulis, O’Hair), 4:15.31; DQ. El Dorado (Hannah Helferich, Ashley Call, Jade Johnson, Riley Paye).

TRACK High school 3A REGIONAL At Marion Team scores Girls: Garden Plain 115.50; Douglass 77; Sedgwick 63; Conway Springs 57; Trinity Catholic 44; Marion 42; Hillsboro 32; Bluestem 29; Kingman 25; Moundridge 24; Southeast of Saline 15.50; Belle Plaine 14; Remingtonn 10; Halstead 8; Wichita Independent 2. Team scores Boys: Trinity Catholic 88; Marion 82; Conway Springs 74; Garden Plain 54; Independent 53; Hillsboro 51; Douglass 46; Halstead 39; Belle Plaine 31; SES 27; Moundridge 9; Remington 2. Girls events 100M Dash: 1. Doffing, Conway Springs 12.31; 2. Francis, Sedgwick 12.34; 3. Stucky, Moundridge 12.48; 4. Lovett, Sedgwick 12.66; 5. Thompson, Garden Plain 12.71; 6. Rohr, Sedgwick 12.80. 200: 1. Doffing, Conway Springs 27.22; 2. Lovett, Sedgwick 27.37; 3. Labenz, Trinity Catholic 27.38; 4. Longbine, Sedgwick 27.85; 5. Francis, Sedgwick 27.90; 6. Thompson, Garden Plain 28.57. 400: 1. Wright, Douglass 1:02.89; 2. Reinhart, Bluestem 1:03.44; 3. Voran, Kingman 1:04.27; 4. Simon, Garden Plain 1:04.65; 5. Minder, Remington 1:06.61; 6. Theis, Kingman 1:06.81. 800M Run: 1. Serene, Hillsboro 2:28.27; 2. Hollenback, Douglass 2:30.62; 3. Sones, Conway Springs 2:31.86; 4. Koester, Conway Springs 2:32.20; 5. Francis, Sedgwick 2:34.10; 6. Schrage, Independent 2:38.88. 1600: 1. Wright, Douglass 5:27.17; 2. Sechrist, Hillsboro 5:27.85; 3. McCollum, Bluestem 5:38.03; 4. Wright, Douglass 5:39.02;. 5. Wright, Douglass 5:51.36; 6. Thierolf, Marion 6:06.38. 3200: 1. Sechrist, Hillsboro 11:58.42; 2. McCollum, Bluestem 12:08.72; 3. Wright, Douglass 12:10.77; 4. McBeth, Douglass 12:15.20; 5. Wright, Douglass 12:16.47; 6. Thierolf, Marion 13:24.60. 100M Hurdles: 1. Doffing, Conway Springs 14.78; 2. Hays, Garden Plain 15.27; 3. Voran, Kingman 15.35; 4. Gordon, Marion 16.73; 5. Brening, Trinity Catholic 16.40; 6. Schneck, Conway Springs 16.66. 300 Hurdles: 1. Doffing, Conway Springs 46.28; 2. Hays, Garden Plain 46.53; 3. Brening, Trinity Catholic 47.85; 4. Voran, Kingman 48.52; 5. Blick, Trinity Catholic 50.66; 6. Roberts, Douglass 50.80. 400M Relay: 1. Trinity Catholic 51.53; 2. Sedgwick 51.98; 3. Garden Plain 52.29; 4. Moundridge 52.30; 5. Kingman 54.59; 6. Belle Plaine 54.84. 1600 Relay: 1. Trinity Catholic 4:17.15; 2. Douglass 4:18.74; 3. Kingman 4:25.76; 4. Garden Plain 4:28.77; 5. Marion 4:29.11; 6. Moundridge 4:30.15. 3200 Relay: 1. Douglass 10:28.21; 2. Sedgwick 10:36.27; 3. Conway Springs 10:41.49; 4. Halstead 10:51.35; 5. SES 11:07.16; 6. Belle Plaine 11:11.38. High Jump: 1. Gordon, Marion 5-02; 2. Bebermeyer, Sedgwick J5-02; 3. Green, Douglass 5-00; 4. Ostmeyer, SES J5-00; 5. Cleveland, SES 4-10; 5. Robinson, Garden Plain 4-10. Pole Vault: 1. Maloney, Marion 9-07; 2. Ast, Belle Plaine 9-00; 3. Bader, Douglass J9-00; 4. Doyle, Belle Plaine 8-06; 5. Bartel, Hillsboro 800; 6. Hess, Marion J8-00. Long Jump: 1. Lovett, Sedgwick 17-07.75; 2. Hays, Garden Plain 17-03.50; 3. Poague, SES 15-10; 4. Gueary, Marion 15-09.75; 5. Stucky, Moundridge 15-07.75; 6. Stucky, Moundridge 15-05. Triple Jump: 1. Hays, Garden Plain 35-07; 2. Labenz, Trinity Catholic 31-05; 3. Bourne, Garden Plain 35-00.75; 4. Renyer, Garden Plain 34-09; 5. Poague, SES 33-09; 6. Gueary, Marion 32-08.50. Shot Put: 1. Hoheisel, Garden Plain 35-10.25; 2. Shields, Marion 33-10.75; 3. Schunn, Remington 33-10.25; 4. Marlnee, Bluestem 3306.25; 5. Espada, Hillsboro 33-02; 6. Puetz, Garden Plain 32-01.75. Discus: 1. Puetz, Garden Plain 124-00; 2. Dooley, Garden Plain 117-06; 3. Dooley, Garden Plain 116-05; 4. Black, Halstead 11310; 5. Windle, Bluestem 111-00; 6. Carter, Independent 105-06. Javelin: 1. Holloway, Moundridge 113-10; 2. Costello, Garden Plain 112-11; 3. Hoheisel, Garden Plain 107-09; 4. Dooley, Garden Plain 105-09; 5. Soto, Remington 105-03; 6. Marlnee, Bluestem 104-08. Boys events 100M Dash: 1. Day, Hillsboro 10.83; 2. Bibb, Halstead 10.86; 3. Truman, Trinity Catholic 10.88; 4. Bibb, Halstead 10.95; 5. Brent, Belle Plaine 11.09; 6. Guerrero, Trinity Catholic 11.10. 200: 1. McNelly, Douglass 23.53; 2. Gerber, Conway Springs 23.57; 3. Varenhorst, Independent 23.76; 4. Bibb, Halstead 23.81; 5. Truman, Trinity Catholic 23.85; 6. Arnold, Garden Plain 25.04. 400: 1. McNelly, Douglass 49.97; 2. Troxler, Douglass 51.70; 3. Peterson, SES 51.81; 4. Pauly, Trinity Catholic 51.86; 5. McCarty, Marion 52.69; 6. Christensen, Trinity Catholic 53.80. 800M Run: 1. Cuellar, Trinity Catholic 2:01.51; 2. Mueller, Hillsboro 2:04.90; 3. Peterson, SES 2:06.79; 4. Eisenbarth, Trinity Catholic 2:08.29; 5. Ream, Independent 2:10.81; 6. Campbell, Independent 2:11.76. 1600: 1. Campbell, Independent 4:49.26; 2. Hett, Marion 4:49.98; 3. Ream, Independent 4:50.39; 4. Gutierrez, Trinity Catholic 4:51.02; 5. Richert, Hillsboro 4:54.47; 6. Campbell, Independent 4:58.70. 3200: 1. Campbell, Independent 10:37.67; 2. Jantz, Belle Plaine 10:38.19; 3. Hett, Marion 10:38.56; 4. Gutierrez, Trinity Catholic 10:42.18; 5. Hernandez, Independent 10:44.68; 6. 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OUTDOORS Walleye By Jim Heck

Range map Current distribution Native range

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alleye are voracious predators that grow fast in Kansas waters. The state record walleye weighed 13.16 pounds. It was caught by Dustin Ritter at Wilson Reservoir on April 17, 1996. The International Game Fish Association lists the world record walleye at 25 pounds.

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Kids’ Fishing Day set for June 2 at Quivira SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

Celebrate the start of summer vacation with a fishing trip to Quivira National Wildlife Refuge during the annual Kids’ Fishing Day on June 2. The free family event for children 14 years of age and younger begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. at the Kids’ Fishing Pond just west of the Visitor Center. From 9 to 10:30 a.m., participants will visit five learning stations, where staff and volunteers will share their fishing expertise with the kids on casting, knot tying, aquatic ecology, and fish ethics, as well as other knowledge. Next, the action moves to the Kids’ Fishing Pond where the kids will try to catch a “big one.” Fishing poles, bait and guidance are provided at no charge. All children who catch a fish will receive a photo card with their picture, along with the weight and length of their catch. At noon, the Friends of Quivira provide a hot dog lunch, followed by door prize drawings. The event ends just after noon. Advance registration is required. For more information or to register, contact the refuge at (620)4862393.

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Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism “Walleye Secrets” by Dick Sternberg

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walleye varies with the change of the seasons. BY JASON PROBST The Hutchinson News jprobst@hutchnews.com

The walleye is one of the most prolific, and most sought after, fish in Kansas waters. From the reservoirs in the northwest corner of the state, to the impoundments in southern and eastern Kansas, anglers spend many spring days seeking out this toothy predator. Yet few months offer as much opportunity as May. Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism Fisheries Biologist Jeff Koch said walleyes move to the mud “flats” in mid- to lateApril, where they remain through May, to feed and recover from the spawning efforts of March and early April. “They’re hungry after the spawn” Koch said. “They move onto the flats

and eat until the gizzard shad get to a size they can use.” The walleye is known for its unusual eyes – which are large and appear to glow when struck by light. “They have a membrane on their eyes that gathers light,” Koch explained. “They hunt in the dark because they have an advantage at light gathering.” This advantage in low light conditions makes late evening and early mornings the prime time for fishing success, Koch said. In mid-March, generally when the water temperature reaches 40 to 45 degrees, male walleyes move toward rocky points and the rip-rap of a dam for the spawn. Koch said the females remain in nearby deeper water, quickly moving shallow to lay their eggs before again retreating to safer waters. The spawn takes its toll, however. Females can lose more than 20 percent of their body weight during

the spawn, and the event is so stressful that walleye become nearly impossible to catch immediately after the spawn. During the month of May and June, however, anglers will find walleye on the mud flats, ready to eat everything in sight. It’s easy for anglers to spot the flats during May – just look for the largest concentration of boats on the water. The most popular fishing methods this time of year include using a jig and nightcrawler, or a spinning worm harness rigged to bounce along the bottom of the lake. Koch said anglers at Cheney also have luck trolling crankbaits around points and underwater islands. A recent survey at Glen Elder Reservoir showed that 81 percent of the walleye harvested from the lake occurred between April and June, Koch said. Once the newly hatched gizzard shad reach edible size – generally around July 4 when the shad are roughly 2 inches long –

walleye again become difficult to catch. The abundant food source allows walleye to get their fill without much effort. By the time fall rolls around, however, and the water temperatures begin to cool, the walleye return to feed heavily before winter sets in. With a healthy appetite and a reduced shad population, anglers can once again find walleye in shallow water. Thanks to Kansas’ long growing season and productive waters, walleye in the Sunflower state grow fast. But this increased growth rate reduces their lifespan when compared with walleye population in northern states. Sampling data shows the oldest Kansas walleye live 7 to 9 years, while Canadian walleye live well into their teens, Koch said. However in Kansas, most don’t make it that long thanks to their popularity both as a sport fish and table fare. “They live fast and die young,” Koch said. To ensure an adequate

supply, biologists with KDWPT collect nearly 80 million walleye eggs each year, which are processed at the state’s fish hatcheries for eventual stocking in lakes and reservoirs. In fact, Koch says that most of the walleye in Kansas come from KDWPT stocking efforts rather than natural reproduction. This year, for example, biologists stocked nearly 1 million fry in Kanopolis Reservoir, and in the coming weeks roughly 200,000 fingerlings will find a new home in Cheney Reservoir. Biologists also use the walleye eggs to create a hybrid between the walleye and the sauger, known as the saugeye. Koch said the saugeye is less prone to some challenges found in Kansas lakes, such as turbid water and seasonal fluctuations in water levels. “They don’t get flushed as easily through the lake,” Koch said. “They’re a river species, so they’re more tolerant to flow and turbidity.”


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PART TIME COOK WALDRON PLACE ALF Cooking experience helpful, but will train. Restaurant style dinning. Must have a genuine desire to serve the elderly. Be a part of a fun and rewarding atmosphere. Application required and available at: 1700 East 23rd. Hutchinson, KS. PART TIME TELLER Commerce Bank is currently accepting applications for a part time teller position. Qualified applicants should have retail sales experience, excellent customer relation skills, cash handling experience and accurate attention to detail. We offer competitive starting wages and benefits for part time employees including paid vacation and sick leave, 401K participation and educational assistance. The hours are 1:00pm-6:15pm Monday thru Friday, 7:45am-noon every Saturday. To apply visit our Careers Section at www.commercebank.com/c areers

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PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR CertainTeed Pipe & Foundations has an opportunity in our McPherson, KS facility for an individual who wants to make an impactful difference and be part of a growing operation. In return, we offer an exciting and fast-paced working environment, challenging responsibility and a competitive compensation and benefits package. This position must have leadership qualities and be able to motivate people to perform to the best of their abilities in all areas of safety, quality, housekeeping and production. Supervisors are responsible for enforcing plant rules, counseling and disciplining employees when applicable and ensuring that corrective actions are taken when warranted. The successful candidate will take responsibility, build strong working relationships, resolve conflict, solve problems and manage complexity. Requirements: 4-yr College Degree 3-5 years supervisory experience; Extrusion experience preferred. Competitive starting salary based on level of experience: Or Starting salary: $64,000 401(k) Saving Plan, Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage, Flexible Spending Account, Livewell Employee Health Program. If interested, please email your resume to: Ronald.marks@saint-gobain.com Or Fax: 620-241-6979 Or mail to: Plant Superintendent CertainTeed Pipe & Foundations Group 500 W. 1st Street McPherson, KS 67460 E/O/E No third parties or phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.


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PEERLESS TIRE We are looking for a highly motivated and outgoing person for SALES POSITION. We offer a hands on sales position with rapid growth potential and long term security with the country’s 10th largest independent tire retailer. We are a drug free environment. Must have valid Drivers License. Apply in Person at 1105 East 30th.

Plumber Wanted: Progressive plumbing company has opening for licensed plumber for work in central Kansas. Must have 3 years experience in residential and commercial projects. Needs to have valid drivers license and pass drug test. Good pay and benefits. Send resume to B&B Plumbing, Htg & A/C, Inc., PO Box 302. Ellsworth, KS 67439 785-472-5239

Receptionist/Cashier Wesley Towers is seeking two part-time positions as Receptionist/Cashier. Hours are 7:00 am - 2:30 pm every other weekend or 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm ever other weekend and on-call as needed. Apply at Wesley Towers Administrative Center, 910 Coronado, Monday - Friday, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm or apply on-line at www.wesleytowers.com. Pre-employment drug screen is required. EOE.

Saint Francis Community Services, a child welfare organization, is seeking: PT Driver, H.S. diploma/GED, must be 21 yrs of age, good driving record. The driver performs the duty of safely transporting children/ families to various appointments from varied locations statewide. Must have flexible schedule & work evenings & weekends.

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The 11th and South Hutchinson McDonald’s are hiring Crew and Swing Managers, Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings, and Overnight shifts, Full and Part-time. Premium pay for overnight shifts. Apply on line at www.mcstate.com or in the store.

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WANTED: Volunteers to give a voice to an abused or neglected child. Reno County CASA is currently seeking people willing to be trained as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children. Training classes now forming. Interested persons please contact: Carma @ 620-662-1688 carmavohinc@yahoo.com

Saint Francis Community Services offers an excellent benefit package & competitive wages. Submit resume to ellen.bishop@st-francis.org.

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694-5704 800-766-5704 The Stafford Recreation Commission is accepting applications from May 1 thru May 31 for the position of Recreation Director. This is a full time position that works directly with a 5 member board. A degree in recreation or related field from a 4 year college is desired but not required. Applicant must be willing to work nights & weekends & to live within the USD #349 School District. Applications available at 107 E. Broadway, Stafford, KS 67578 or at www.staffordrec.com. For more information call 620-234-6981 WANTED: Hard working individual to run public relations department for rapidly expanding natural health center. Telemarketing experience helpful; must be good with people. Call between the hours of 8am-5pm. 620-665-3559 WANTED: Hard working individual to run public relations department for rapidly expanding natural health center. Telemarketing experience helpful; must be good with people. Call between the hours of 8am-5pm. 620-665-3559

Well Established Oil Field Company is in search of a Crane Operator in the Liberal, Dodge City, Garden City, Jetmore, KS area. The Crane Operator will be responsible for safely operating a 26 ton crane for setting Oilfield Production Equipment. Prior Oilfield experience is strongly preferred. Candidate is subject to passing a background check, drug screen & pre-employment physical prior to employment. Send resume to: 1600 W Pancake Liberal, KS 67901 620-624-6023

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FT position available, day hours, M-F, and every other Saturday morning to provide clerical/ administrative assistance to our customers. Must be detailed oriented and enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment. Computer/data entry skills and previous customer service experience required. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume to hr@femoranalarm.com or visit our website at www.femoranalarm.com/c areers to complete an application.

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Well established company needing driver’s or Owner/Operators to run regional out of southwest Kansas. Must have good MVR and CDL Class A license. Call 620-225-5390 between 8am-5pm.

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$50K to $150K Don’t even call unless you are an overachiever and can prove it. Come build an empire within our fine, progressive company. We are in the Distributed and Community wind energy industry, but we don’t hire backgrounds. We hire top producers! If you are average, you can earn $50K with us. If you are a star, you can earn $150K plus. If you have the stuff, we’ll know it. Contact us at 877-225-3570, prompt #2.

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LABORATORY TECHNICIAN Jackson Dairy Jackson Dairy is seeking Full Time Laboratory Technicians. Skills and education requirements include: At least twenty (20) college credit hours in public health, food safety, dairy science, food science, or other related topics. Three (3) credit hours must be microbiology. Basic math, laboratory skills and computer skills are also required. Work schedule will include evenings and weekends.

ONE STEP AWAY FROM A REWARDING CAREER! To apply online please visit: www.kroger.com/company_i nformation/careers Follow link for manufacturing and select JACKSON’S HUTCH DAIRY

Help Wanted BARTENDERS and SERVERS Needed Must have experience. Apply at Sushi Miso, 19 East 2nd, Hutchinson, between 11am-8pm. No Phone Calls Please! Bracon Construction is accepting applications for Welders. Must have strong work ethics, valid drivers license & willing to work overtime. Drug testing is required. Apply in person at 109 Clay St. or call 620-664-0190. Benefits package includes: Health, Vision, Long & Short Term Disability, retirement, sick & vacation. Bridge Construction Workers - Laborer, Carpenter and Operator positions available immediately in NW Kansas, Central Kansas and Western Oklahoma. We offer competitive wages, life insurance, 401(K), paid vacation and health insurance. Hiring process will include one trip to our office in Newton, KS to pass a drug test and complete paperwork. We are and Equal Opportunity Employer. Call 316-283-9350 to apply.

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City of St. John (pop. 1,318), in south central Kansas, is seeking qualified applicants for police officer. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, at least 21 years of age, with a valid driver’s license. Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED. Salary commensurate with experience. Academy certification is preferred but not mandatory. Applicants will be required to complete a written test, oral review board, and take a physical and psychological exam during the hiring process. Contact the police department at 620-549-3208 for an application. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE. DISABILITY SUPPORTS OF THE GREAT PLAINS in HUTCHINSON is hiring for Direct Support Professionals. No licensure is required; however, we are looking for individuals who are reliable, caring, and have a desire to want to help others. The responsibilities of the position are varied and may include assisting with daily living skills including but not limited to meal preparation, general hygiene, general housekeeping, and assisting on activities. We have evening and night shifts available- most of the positions require some weekends. Apply in person at: 2520 N. Waldron, MondayFriday 8am- 4:30pm. EOE.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT/TRUCK MECHANICS Well-established Highway Construction Company Has openings for Heavy Equipment/Truck Mechanics. Excellent Opportunity with Competitive Wages & Benefits Ÿ Must have a good driving record Ÿ Must have mechanical experience or equivalent education and experience Ÿ Must be willing to travel to jobsites within State of Kansas

Qualified applicants should call apply online at www.kossconstruction.com Koss Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

HIGHLANDS COUNTRY CLUB has immediate openings for Grill Attendant w/ Bar Tender experience. Must be 21. Part-time evenings & weekends. Apply in person at: 922 Crazy Horse Rd, Hutchinson, KS Journeyman Lineman Ark Valley Electric Cooperative is seeking a journeyman lineman. Should hold a journeyman lineman certificate or three years equivalent experience plus a certificate from a power lineman vo-tech or OJT program. Ark Valley operates 2,000 miles of distribution line in nine counties and offers a very competitive compensation package. Qualified candidates should mail a resume and cover letter to Jim Sherry, Ark Valley Electric Cooperative, P.O. Box 1246, Hutchinson, KS 67504-1246, or fax to 620-728-5550, or email to jim.sherry@arkvalley.com.

EXPERIENCED Single Drum Pulling Unit Operator, Steve’s Well Service, Great Bend. Steve Hembree @ 620-786-1215 or Hunter Hembree @ 620-791-7109 Heating & Air Conditioning Installer/ Service Technician Benefits and Retirement Plan. License Required. Call 620-662-2810. HTMC, TELEPHONE Sales Representatives needed. Paid training, to work from our Hutchinson office. $8-$15/hr possible. Stop by 1803 N. Landon, Hutchinson. 620-663-7676 LPN or RN wanted, 6p-6a. Clean & friendly nursing home in Marquette. 785-546-2211

Saint Francis Community Services, a child welfare organization, is seeking: PT Driver, H.S. diploma/GED, must be 21 yrs of age, good driving record. The driver performs the duty of safely transporting children/ families to various appointments from varied locations statewide. Must have flexible schedule & work evenings & weekends. Social Worker-Reintegration, LBSW, LMSW The Reintegration Social Worker’s responsibility is to work with children/families in the Reintegration contract to develop permanency options for the children through reintegration with originating-family or other permanency alternatives. Therapist/Family Preservation for Great Bend office, LMFT, LMSW The Therapist uses a therapeutic model to provide in-home family services & case management. Builds on the strengths of the families to resolve issues & maintain the family as a whole. Saint Francis Community Services offers an excellent benefit package & competitive wages. Submit resume to ellen.bishop@st-francis.org.

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K-State Research and Extension - McPherson County is seeking an Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources. Office location is McPherson. See: www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure. Application Deadline: June 11, 2012. K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Employment is contingent upon results of a Background and Driving Record Check.

LPN Now hiring Part-time Shifts, 6a-2p, 2p-10p weekends only, and 10p-6a, 1-3 shifts per week. Apply in person 1202 E. 23rd, or call 620-669-9393 ext. 3006

Needed: Car detailer for pre owned car dealership in Hutchinson. 30 plus hours a week with starting wage $7.25. May include Saturdays. Valid Driver License is required with a clean driving record. Must be 18 years or older to apply. Call Jamie to set an appointment. 620-200-7213 PART TIME COOK WALDRON PLACE ALF Cooking experience helpful, but will train. Restaurant style dinning. Must have a genuine desire to serve the elderly. Be a part of a fun and rewarding atmosphere. Application required and available at: 1700 East 23rd. Hutchinson, KS. PART TIME TELLER

DRIVERS WANTED for the Hutchinson and Lyons area for Mid-America Redi-Mix, Inc. Temporary, part time and full time. Retirees, college students, and others. Driving will be all local. Must have current CDL and Medical Card. Apply in Person at: 2510 West Blanchard in South Hutch or Call: 620-663-1559.

PEERLESS TIRE We are looking for a highly motivated and outgoing person for SALES POSITION. We offer a hands on sales position with rapid growth potential and long term security with the country’s 10th largest independent tire retailer. We are a drug free environment. Must have valid Drivers License. Apply in Person at 1105 East 30th.

Commerce Bank is currently accepting applications for a part time teller position. Qualified applicants should have retail sales experience, excellent customer relation skills, cash handling experience and accurate attention to detail. We offer competitive starting wages and benefits for part time employees including paid vacation and sick leave, 401K participation and educational assistance. The hours are 1:00pm-6:15pm Monday thru Friday, 7:45am-noon every Saturday. To apply visit our Careers Section at www.commercebank.com/c areers

AA/EOE/M/F/D/V “Be Accessible, Offer Solutions, Build Relationships”. www.commercebank.com The 11th and South Hutchinson McDonald’s are hiring Crew and Swing Managers, Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings, and Overnight shifts, Full and Part-time. Premium pay for overnight shifts. Apply on line at www.mcstate.com or in the store.

Don’t even call unless you are an overachiever and can prove it. Come build an empire within our fine, progressive company. We are in the Distributed and Community wind energy industry, but we don’t hire backgrounds. We hire top producers! If you are average, you can earn $50K with us. If you are a star, you can earn $150K plus. If you have the stuff, we’ll know it. Contact us at 877-225-3570, prompt #2. WANTED: Experienced Concrete Finishers. call TJ’s Construction 620-200-1749 Well Established Oil Field Company is in search of a Crane Operator in the Liberal, Dodge City, Garden City, Jetmore, KS area. The Crane Operator will be responsible for safely operating a 26 ton crane for setting Oilfield Production Equipment. Prior Oilfield experience is strongly preferred. Candidate is subject to passing a background check, drug screen & pre-employment physical prior to employment. Send resume to: 1600 W Pancake Liberal, KS 67901 620-624-6023 Work Over Rig Crew needed at Central Kansas Oil & Gas Company, experience required. Please call 832-509-8713 or fax resume to: 620-532-1009 Working Supervisor needed for Janitorial work in Hutchinson. Experience required. Must be professional. 405-822-7481

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Customer Service Representative FT position available, day hours, M-F, and every other Saturday morning to provide clerical/ administrative assistance to our customers. Must be detailed oriented and enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment. Computer/data entry skills and previous customer service experience required. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume to hr@femoranalarm.com or visit our website at www.femoranalarm.com/c areers to complete an application.

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Well established company needing driver’s or Owner/Operators to run regional out of southwest Kansas. Must have good MVR and CDL Class A license. Call 620-225-5390 between 8am-5pm. KW Trucking, Inc. Osborne, KS Hiring OTR truck drivers, paid health insurance, bonus incentive programs, weekly pay, flexible home time. CDL required. 785-346-2932


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Local Contractor is looking for experienced secretary, applicants must have good computer skills/microsoft programs, quickbooks, etc. Be self motivated, well organized, & dependable. Drug test required. Fax resume to 620-728-0955 or apply in person Tuesday-Thursday 11am- 1 pm at 13 S Main St.-Hutchinson

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Now hiring Part-time Shifts, 6a-2p, 2p-10p weekends only, and 10p-6a, 1-3 shifts per week. Apply in person 1202 E. 23rd, or call 620-669-9393 ext. 3006

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AUCTION 2408 W. Wyatt Earp Blvd, Dodge City, KS Dodge House Convention Center Jim Karns Seller Antiques & Collectibles: Hull Pottery, 40 pieces of McCoy Pottery, Carnival Glass, Depression glass, Watt Pottery, Apothecary jars, Tobacco tins, Crocks, Lead crystal lamps, Edison Crank record Player, Griswald & Wagner cast iron Skillets, Ornate mirrored back buffet, Lots of 78 & 33 ½ records, Old Books, Lots of Great Antiques at this Auction. Full Sale Bill & Picture pages available. www.hammauction.com John Hamm/Auctioneer/620-672-6996

RN RN-Outpatient Infusion Therapy Dept. seeking RN, part-time for our Hutchinson office. Send resume: kcampbell@idckansas.com

Infectious Disease Consultants 1100 N. St. Francis #140 Wichita, KS 67214 Att: Kathy

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Top Money earners in MLM industry come out of retirement to start a new company—-ground floor opportunity with personal mentoring from millionaires in the industry. Most lucrative pay plan we have seen in this industry! We will teach you how to create residual income. Call today for free information. 620-532-1201

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The City of Coldwater is now accepting applications for an additional police officer for 30 to 40 hours per week. Position is considered part-time until the end of 2012 and will evaluate at the end of 2012 for full-time position. KLETC certification preferred, but not required, good work ethic, good with the public, salary negotiable. Those interested may pick up an application at Coldwater City Hall, 239 E. Main or call 620-582-2940 to request Applicaan application. tions will be accepted until position is filled.

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Liquidation Final Days Department Store Fixtures & Equipment 1500 E. 11th Avenue Hutchinson, Kansas Hurry In & Make Offers! CALL 301-991-7534 Clothing Racks, Display Tables, Mannequins, Showcases, Shelving, & MUCH MORE! Everything Must Go!

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Offering Personal Property for sale at Public Auction, located at 5805 NE 108th, from the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 50 & Main Street Walton, KS 3/4 mile north easterly, 3.3 miles north & 1/4 mile west on:

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(Open House: Sunday, June 3, 2012, 2 - 4:00 P.M.) (Real Estate Sells At Noon) Legal Description:Beginning in the NW/C of theE 112 of the NE 1/4, E. 616.6'. S. 617.9', W 604.7', N. 550', to P.O.B. less R.O.W. of 6-22-2E. Harvey County. This property is improved with a 2 bedroom, 1 bath. 1350 sq. ft. ranch style home on 7.8 acres with CH/CA, rural water new paint, '09 30x50 shed, barn, & disconnect for generator. This is a great rural property with a nice yard & trees. Attend this Auction prepared to BID AND BUY!!! Richard Hiebert Estate James W. (Jim) & Marilyn Martin, Sellers

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NW- 802 W 25th: Estate Sale May 25th, 8am-7pm 26th-8am-1pm High quality items, sofa, game table, lingerie chest, misc furniture, tools, patio items, very nice size 18 womens clothing, mens clothing, Hallmark ornaments, other Christmas items, house hold items all in great condition, cash only

2006 Club Car Precedent Golf Cart, 2012 batteries, street legal, $3,400. 620-278-2210, 480-216-9400 Columbia 12.6 LB Bowling Ball & Brunswick Bag, used less than 3 years, $50; Womens’s Size 11 Cream Colored Bowling Shoes, $25, Excellent Condition; 620-474-7870 Hutchinson

Blue Floral Sofa, wing chair, 2 swivel rockers, all in excellent condition, all for $400, 620-422-5130 BRAND NEW MATTRESS SETS Mattress and foundation. ONLY $139! 620-665-7625. Hutch Maple Solid Wood, glass doors & top, lots of storage, $200 obo. 620-755-4299 Liftchairs, now only $599. Sleep Shoppe & Furniture Gallery. 620-665-7625. Oak King size headboard for sale. Asking $75. 785-656-2941 Table & 6 chairs, $75. Wood table, $20. Shelf unit w/5 shelfs $50. Small end table w/door 24X28 end table. 662-1936

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1 bottom plow model MH110 for a lawn & garden tractor, 3pt hedge made for 18-25hp. 316-283-3578

TERMS: Cash day of sale. Statements made day of sale take precedence over advertised statements. www.hillsborofreepress.com Schmidt Clerks & Cashiers Lunch Provided By: K&B Catering

5x10 Trailer, new tires, Gorilla lift, 42” Dixon mower like new, 620-662-5788

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Moundridge USD 423 is soliciting bids from qualified contractors to replace the domestic water piping at the Moundridge Elementary School. The bidding documents can be obtained by contacting the USD 423 district office at (620) 345-5500. There is no charge for electronic copies of the documents; a $50 refundable deposit is required for printed copies. The bid date for the project is May 31st. A pre-bid meeting will be conducted at the elementary school on May 25th at 3:30pm. To receive an electronic copy, please contact Midwest Engineering, Inc. at 316-262-9300

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REFRIGERATORS; Gas & electric ranges; washer & dryers; freezers; 1212 W. 4th. 663-3195.

Van Schmidt, Auctioneer 620-367-3800 Farmers Natl. Co. 402-496-3276

From the 4-way stop at Buhler, Ks. go 2 miles south, 1 mile west and 1/4 mile south. Antique Tractors & Farm Equipment: B‐Allis with belly mount mower, 1951, painted & overhauled, new tires; Farmall IH; Farmall IH parts tractor; Gleaner combine, 14' propane, cab; Eversman 2 wheel land leveler; 24’ Crust Buster; Tumble Bug 4', 3 point; 15’ Blade plow; Case grain cart; Krause one‐way; Spike tooth weed kicker; BEFCO finish mower, 6', 3 blade, 3 point; Sears seed cleaner w/screens; A T Ferrell & Co Clipper seed cleaner w/screens; JD Combine model #45 w/Hume pickup reel; 2 JD 6 row 3 point cultivators; 2 AC 3 bottom plows; Round baler; 3 point tool bar adaptor & cultivator tool bar; 7’ sickle mower; Post hole digger; Rear mount lift post; 16’ Maywrath auger; Augers, assorted sizes; 5 Electric fencers; Grease pump; PTO wire winder; Manual fuel transfer pumps; Oil barrel pump; Hand sickle mower sharpener; Haymow trolley; Post mount wood hand drill; Onan electric generator, 4 cyl complete; Kohler electric generator, broken exhaust manifold; Cushman Husky engine, Model M71, 4 hp; Briggs & Stratton, 1 cylinder engine Model MC; 2 Dempster listers; Massey Harris disc; Chisel w/sweeps & lever lift; Massey Harris one‐way. Tractor Parts, Shop Equipment & Misc.: AC grills, gas tank, pan seats & back, radiator screen, valve cover, snap coupler, front spindle, front hubs & bearings, PTO gear box, head valves & brake shoes; Hendy lathe 16’ swing x 30” bed, 220v, single phase, 3‐jaw chuck & tool post; Machinist tooling flycutters; Small pedestal drill press; Gear reductions; Angle drives; Pillow block bearings; Welding rod; Sears radial arm saw; Rockwell table saw; M&M wheel weights; Wheel weights; 16.9x34 tires with extension rims; Mustang 16” tires; 215/85R16 tires; 235/75R15 tires; 235/70R15 tires; Hydraulic pumps, cylinders & control valve; 3 point top links; JD lawn sweeper; Screw cone wood splitter, gas driven; Flat belt pulley; Air compressor w/100 gal tank no motor. Willy's Jeep, Ford, Chevy & Misc. Parts: CJ3B frame with axles, no rims, motor or transmission; CJ2A flat front fenders; CJ2A hood; CJ3A & CJ3B windshield; 1941, 48 & 73 Ford radiators, 1940 script bumper, 1950 & 54 front & rear bumpers; Model A wire wheel; Ford 16” wire wheels; Ford receiver hitch; 1973 Ford pickup radio am/fm; 1955 Chevy steering wheel, air cleaner & glove box lid; 1955 Chevy truck carburetor, wing vents, rectangular mirror & radiator; Car speaker; CB radio; Johnson CB; Clearance lights & tail lights; Hub caps; Electric fuel pumps; Radiator caps; Wheel balancer. Scrap Machinery & Misc.: Baldwin pull type combine; Ford 6 cyl motor; Grain drills; IH binder; 2 junk discs; 3 JD manure spreaders on steel; Whippet frame; Chevy car & truck frame; Gleaner grain bin; Grain tank; Ensilage cutter; Scrap steel piles; Machineable steel plate & shafts; 12”x12’ Aluminum culvert; Aluminum steps. Horse Drawn Equipment, Antiques & Misc.: Horse drawn VB wood box grain drill, cultivator & manure spreader with steel wheels & seat; 2 Maytag wringer washers, gas, no motors; 1910 Wayne gas pump, 6’, top casting broken; Horse collars, harness & single trees; Buggy steps & top bows; Glass gallon jugs; Pepsi banners; Rendering kettle; Old school text books; Blue jars; Toys & games; Wood heating stove; Wood fireplace inserts; Window AC units; Metal shelving; Fluorescent lights; Water softener; Modine gas ceiling heater; Roll around table with shelving; Small wheels; Deer head mounts; Ornate antique entry door; 1930’s platform rocker; Coffee tables; Floor lamps; Wood chairs; Electric wall sconces; Picture frames; Large stereo speakers; Old floor model radio cabinets. Abie & Sharon Ratzlaff, Sellers Statements made the day of the auction will take precedence over advertised statements. ***NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS*** Lunch Will Be Served Kevin K. Krehbiel, Auctioneer 620-585-6881 620-386-0650

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ABSOLUTE LAND AUCTION 487 ACRES HARPER COUNTY FARM LAND, TUESDAY MAY 22ND 11:00 AM AUCTION HELD AT FENCEPOST SUPPER CLUB - Harper, KS go to gerberauction.com for full details or call 620-842-4077

Hubbell Special Products (lift chair), brown, good condition, $300 FIRM. 620-727-7601

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Living Estate Sale of JINX WRIGHT 309 E. 12th Ave. - Hutch FRIDAY, May 25 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Jinx is moving to Taos, NM Local Hutchinson Artist & Retired Art Teacher with 22 Years at HHS; Vintage Oak Roll Top Desk; Gunn 4Stack Lawyers Bookcase; Globe 3-Dr. File Cabinet; Several Parlor tables; Amana Refrigerator; Kenmore Washer/Dryer; Kenmore Chest Freezer; Vintage Collectibles including: Postcards; Valentines; Old Photo’s; Hats; Quilts; Jewelry; HHS Allagaroos; Rock Polisher; Tools; Lots of Jinx’s Personal Art; Large Home & Full!-Lots of Household & Misc. Items! You Don’t Want To Miss This One!!! Ad Costs Prohibit Listing Everything! Visit Our Web Site for Full Listing & Photo’s of Items! www.cowcreekestates.com COW CREEK ESTATES 620-727-4555

SE - 332 E. 9th: Saturday & Sunday 8am-3pm. Clothes, mini-bar, swimming pool, tools, household items, chicken wire, misc.

Food

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*SATURDAY* Reno County (FARMERS MARKET) 2nd & Washington Open 7:30 - 12:30 Get Fresh & Buy Local

Dixon Riding Mower, 42” cut, 18hp. 620-474-3630 For Sale: PEONIES by the Bunches. 620-663-7855. For sale: Peonies for Memorial Day-Peonie Acre 620-314-9806, 2011 Pennington Rd-Hutch KAUFFMAN MOWING & LAWNCARE. Specializing in mowing and yard clean up. Free Estimates. Call Josh, 620-694-6485. Lawn mower Sales/Repair. Riders/Push & Tillers. Pickup & delivery. 7103 Back Acres Rd 620-960-8262

Musical Instruments 470 1960 Wurlitzer Organ, good condition, hardly used, $200 firm, 620-617-3574 Baldwin Acrosonic Spinet with bench and piano lamp. $200. 620-662-0638 Everett Piano with bench, $200. Solid oak Broyhill lighted China Hutch, $300. 620-727-0873/694-4025 GRAD SALE FINAL WEEK! Save up to 75% on all digital & acoustic pianos! Choose from over 130 grands, uprights, and digitals. Mid-America Piano 800-950-3774 www.piano4u.com.

Merchandise

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PPPPP Bathroom Vanity, Microwave with Stand, Antique Drop Leaf Table, Antique Oval Coffee Table. 620-474-7870 Hutchinson.

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Merchandise

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480 Pets For Sale

BATHTUB REFINISHING Is your bathtub stained, rough, chipped, cracked or discolored? If so call us we can repair and refinish it to look like new again. NU-FINISH since 1985-Guaranteed. Call Monty 620-212-9269 Brunswick “Kendrick” 8ft. chestnut wood pool table with olive cloth, plus accessories, including matching wood floor rack, mint condition, basically new & unused, owners moving. $2,500. Buyer responsible for moving items. 620-662-4545

Columbia 12.6 LB Bowling Ball & Brunswick Bag, used less than 3 years, $50; Womens’s Size 11 Cream Colored Bowling Shoes, $25, Excellent Condition; 620-474-7870 Hutchinson

   GRACO stroller, nice, clean $25. 620-474-7870 Hutchinson.

500 Farm Equipment

Red & Rust Doberman, 9 month old female, ears, shots, etc. AKC Registered. $800. 620-549-3720

Yorkshire Terrier Outstanding Tcup Yorkies, male and female,just 12 wks old, $500.AKC reg,vet checked,dewormed and shots taken,comes with papers. 7852722647, bcpets22yahoo.com

Pets Found

540

Retriever Dog found, reddish brown fur, K-96 over by Willowbrook 620-921-0061

Pets Lost

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Black cat with white spot on neck with a blue collar, lost in Careyville area 620-665-6243 LOST: Husky/Alaskan Malamute approx 95lbs, missing since May 8th, area 30th & Hendricks named Nakita. REWARD! 620-664-3318, Bridget

JAZZY this excellent power chair for only $450 620-755-4785

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Farm Equipment

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PAYING CASH for vehicles, running or not, batteries and scrap metal. 620-727-4203.

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Sturdi-Built 8X10 storage, like new, paid over $1500, asking $1100. 620-543-5865

Wanted To Buy

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2007 Yamaha Roadstar Silverado original passenger backrest 316-350-5043 316-880-2498 Leave Message Currently buying used manufactured homes, 1976 or newer, any condition & any location, 960-1879 Monday -Friday only

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Exceptionally nice JD 9500 always shedded with 1500 actual hours $42500 785-452-5685 785-227-2578 JD 9600 Combine, w/930 header, very good machine, lots of repairs. Field ready. 620-430-2333 John Deere 4020, Good Tractor 620-200-4557 Model 4900, 22 ft. Krause Disc, new 22” discs, hydraulic on wing wheels, reduced price, $7000 Model #4800 Kolar Krause Chisel, 9 shank, 12 ft., reduced price $5500. 38’ 3pt. sprayer complete 300 gal. $1500. 620-257-2458 Phares Wilkins 500 bussel with tarp $1200 OBO 620-345-8558

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Morton Salt items: Belt buckles, cast iron truck bank, metal trays, bun warmer, wooden tray with handles, Christmas ornaments, Men’s XL clothes. Call 620-474-7870 Hutchinson

14 Ft. John Deere Swing Swather. $1,000 or best offer. 316-737-7044 16 row planter 7200 JD Moore built 3 pt stack fold, liquid piston fert pump $20000. Antique corn binder, shedded. 620-474-3667 1680 Case IH Combine, 1988, 25’ header like new, 2200 actual hours, shedded, very good condition, NE Colorado. Priced with or without header 970-380-3244 1982 1480 IH Combine, 810 header, big auger, $12,500. 620-243-4174 2002, 930 Rigid header, full poly finger auger, single point, shafts, $12500 785-452-1967

2004 JD 930F 30’ Flex , pickup reel, polly on bottom & snouts, hyd fore/aft, PTO/CM drive, FF anger, stubble lights. 17000.00 620-257-8606

GRAIN CARTS FOR RENT OR SALE. www.elseys.net Call: 620-885-4766.

Trimble Autosteer EZ Guide500 monitor and EZsteer omnistarXP 3-5 inch accuracy has subscription till sept. 2012.Everything needed to set up for autosteer. $5250 620-951-0225 or 316-284-1932 Two—1978 JD 7700’s, turbo, hydro’s with 224’s, Colorado machines, cut only wheat, $6,500 choice or $12,000/pair. Nice combines. Lindsborg. 785-452-5685 or 785-227-2578

Farm Services

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2007 935 Hydraflex very very nice, looks new, $29500 785-452-5685 785-227-2578 Custom Swathing & Baling Round or small squares. We buy & sell all kinds of hay. Can deliver. 620-200-4412 or 727-1150 ENSZ HARVESTING Wheat acres wanted. JD equipment. 620-960-3862 / 960-3863 Local custom wheat harvester looking for wheat harvesting in central Kansas. 602-421-9873 ROUGHING CREW Available. We pull rye. Call, 620-960-8250. WE BUILD Pasture Fence. Yoder Fence 620-465-3446

Feed/Seed

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Excellent round wheat bales, 12.9% protein, 11% moisture, 1300#, $100/ton. Can load. 620-770-2803 NEW Wheat and Rye Hay, 5 x 6 Round Bales, net wrapped, $125/ton. Will Load. 620-243-4280

Auto Parts

ROSE MOTOR SUPPLY Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Auto Repair/Service

BAUGHMAN AUTO SERVICE Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com QUALITY BODY SHOP Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Auto Sales

LAIRD NOLLER Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com LUXURY & IMPORTS Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Bars/Restaurants

PIZZA HUT Check us out at hutchmarketplace.com

Junk salvage piano. 620-257-3632

POLO SPORTS LOUNGE Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Child Care Services

Pets For Sale

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ACA Shih-Tzu Puppies. Males-$300; females-$400. Excellent puppies. 620-549-3357, St. John. AKC Labs, 8 weeks old, 3 black males left, shots & wormed. 620-200-6109 AKC Labs, Chocolate, 5 males, 4 females, yellow-2 males, have both parents, good family & hunting dogs. Vet checked, available weekend of June 2. 620-662-2146, Hutch AKC Mini Schnauzer, 5 females. 2 male AKC Westies, $500.00. 785-568-2345. APRI Shih Tzu puppy, male, 9 weeks old, shots and wormed. $225. 620-662-4224 For Sale - 2 German Shepherd, 7 weeks, AKC, Silverbacks, First Shots & wormed. $350 with papers. Call 620-513-7961. GOT A NEW puppy in your house? Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 8 to 18 weeks) and obedience classes. Class sizes limited so sign up now. Call Hutchinson Kennel Club, 620-662-4782

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Nanday Conure for Sale, approximately 10 year old male. Needs more attention than I’m able to give. $100. negotiable. 620-727-7887 after 5pm.

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Are you looking for summer care for your child or children? We offer a full day program, Monday -Friday, 7am-6pm for 3-12 years old, for field trip to YMCA, swimming lessons, Mall 8 summer movies, Hedricks Farm, Cosmosphere, & many other exciting places, limited space available Give SHASK & preschool a call, 662-5885 ask for Tami Openings! Affordable & reliable. Licensed, SRS approved. 1st & 2nd shifts& weekends. 620-663-3336.

Crafts/Hobbies

Cottonwood Quilts 126 North Main, Hutchinson 620-662-2245 Check us out at:

Dentists

DR. TRIMMELL Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com GUST ORTHODONTICS Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Elder Care

Home Caregiving by responsible, experienced, hardworking woman. References. 663-8502

Electrical

KRAFT ELECTRIC Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Entertainment

KANSAS COSMOSPHERE Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Farm Services

STRAUB INTERNATIONAL Check us out at hutchmarketplace.com

Handyman

BLAIR SERVICES Mowing, Hauling Limbs, Gutter Cleaning, Power Washing, & Painting, etc. Call 620-663-8211.

Handyman

Home Repairs. Large or Small Jobs. Quality Work at FAIR Prices! Call Ron @ 620-665-6750.

Health Care

GRENE VISION GROUP - WEST Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com GRENE VISION GROUP - EAST Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com HOSPICE CARE OF KANSAS Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com HOSPICE HOUSE Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com HOSPICE OF RENO COUNTY Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION - RENO COUNTY Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Insurance

CRIS COREY STATE FARM Check us out at hutchmarketplace.com

Lawn Care

Landscaping, stump grinding professional cleanup, quality lawn care. 620-727-5777 Need Lawn or Lot Mowed. Reliable. Free estimates. Call 620-664-7541.

Miscellaneous Service

NISLY BROTHER TRASH SERVICES Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Painting/Papering

Retail

AMELIA BEADELIA’S Check us out at AmeliaBeadelias.com or hutchmarketplace.com BALLOON EXPRESS Check us out at hutchmarketplace.com BRICK HOUSE BOUTIQUE Check us out at ShopBrickHouse.com or hutchmarketplace.com BUDGET BLINDS Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com Carpets Plus 409 North Main, Hutchinson 620-259-6843 Check us out at: HAYES HOME FURNISHINGS Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

HAYES SIGHT & SOUND Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com JACKSON MEAT Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com PAYTON OPTICAL Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com POOL’S PLUS Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com SARAH’S CATHOLIC BOOKSTORE Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com STUTZMANS GREENHOUSE & GIFT SHOP Check us out at hutchmarketplace.com TESORI Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Roofing

AAA Home Improvement, all your roofing needs. American Owned & Operated. Find us on Angie’s List. Licensed & Insured. Call Steve, 316-409-6884

AKR Painting, retired teacher, 28 years experience, interior, exterior painting. Call Al Kolarik, 620-899-1080 or alkolarik@gmail.com

Salons

WALLPAPER BY KATHY Paper stripping and hanging. Free Estimates 620-663-7193

Schools/Education

Pest Control

ADVANCE TERMITE & PEST CONTROL Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Plumbing

STANGE PLUMBING Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

ALL THAT JAZZ Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

EARLY EDUCATION CENTER Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Septic Tank Cleaning

LICENSED TO Install all Septic systems and lagoons. Walton Plumbing and Heating, Inc. Sterling KS 620-278-3462

Services

AMERICAN RED CROSS Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com BIG BROTHERS & BIG SISTERS Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA - CAMP KANZA Check us out at hutchmarketplace.com

ELMDALE WELLNESS CENTER Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com EMERGENCY ENERGY FUND Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com FIRST CALL FOR HELP Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com FOOD BANK OF RENO COUNTY Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com GIRL SCOUT WHEATBELT COUNCIL Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com HEALTHY FAMILIES Hutchinson Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com MEALS ON WHEELS Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Services

INTERFAITH HOUSING SERVICES, INC. Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Tree Removal/Trimming

37 Years Experience. Tree Trimming & removal. Senior Discount. All types of Hauling. 620-931-5431.

KANSAS LEGAL SERVICES Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

SMITH TREE SERVICE Tree trimming and removal, and tree spraying. 620-921-1098 or 921-1105.

NEW BEGINNINGS, INC Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

The Stump Guy. If you need your stumps removed. Quality work, reasonable price. 727-5777

PRECISION HEARING AIDS Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com SALVATION ARMY Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

SEXUAL ASSAULT & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com SIGN SOURCE Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

THE VOLUNTEER CENTER Check us out at hutchmarketplace.com UNITED WAY Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com YMCA Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

Veterinarians

APPLE LANE ANIMAL HOSPITAL Check us out at: hutchmarketplace.com

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Livestock

ANGUS BULLS, Open Hefers, yearling, good disposition. Large selection. Cheyenne Angus Farm. 620-786-0066 or 620-564-2218. McCurry Bros. Angus Bulls for Sale. Greg, 316-772-7856, Brad, 316-393-5418. Registered Black Simmental and Sim Angus Bulls, homozygous black, low birth weight. 620-298-3232, 243-3355. David Hageman. SAV Bismarch, low birth bulls, great for heffers, $2000 each, worked 620-200-0173 Very gentle 18 year ranch quarter horse, $350. 620-723-2878

Game Leases

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650 Domestic Auto

2 year old Red Angus Bulls, fertility checked & ready for heavy service. Yust Farms, 620-486-2433

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700 Domestic Trucks

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Imported Autos

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1985 Mazda RX-7 $2,000. 316-655-5422

Domestic Auto

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1992 Chevy Beretta, $850; 1997 LeSabre, loaded $3495; 2005 Neon, $4250; 1998 Chevy Tahoe, 4X4, $4995; 2001 VW, leather, sunroof, $5750. 1998 Oldsmobile Achieva, great condition, $2,995. 804 W. 5th, 620-960-1840 2001 Chevy Venture Van, 3.4 V-6, good gas mileage, 148K, nice condition. $3200. 620-200-5399 Dealer 2001 Lincoln Town Car. 128,000 miles very good. 620-727-0601 2007 Ford Focus, 3 door, 40K, manual 5 speed, NADA $9,700, asking $8,000. 620-200-1588 BUYING CARS, TRUCKS, TRACTORS, COMBINES, FARM MACHINERY. WILL HAUL. 620-664-1159 PAYING CASH for vehicles, running or not, batteries and scrap metal. 620-727-4203.

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2005 Honda Accord LX, 68,500 miles, a/c, power windows/steering, $11,000. 669-0730

Very nice Z-4, fully loaded, excellent condition and only 49.900 miles. Sport package, Power top, all leather interior, power seats, premium sound, new tires, breaks. 25 mpg in the city, 30 mpg highway. $16.000 obo. This car is fully loaded and ready for summer. 316-737-4523

Vans

710 RVs/Campers

1993 Ford Ranger XLT, 4 cyl, 5 speed, runs and drives, needs head casket. $750. 620-664-9020.

1996 GMC 1 ton truck, extended cab, no bed, good condition. 620-474-3630 2003 Ford F350, diesel duals 4x4 regular cab automatic, 482 dewezee bed, 162K, new paint, interior good, $14000 620-896-7169 620-243-2362 2011 Chevy Silverado LT, 1500, ext. cab, 5.3 L, aluminum wheels, flex fuel 8K, $21,400. 316-640-3921 Chevy 1/2 ton with lift, 2 speed axle, 1954 620-662-9032

4 Wheel Drive

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1998 Ford Ranger, XLT, 4X4, reg. cab, manual transmission, 4.0, V6, good tires, 154K, runs & drives good, asking $3,950. 620-474-2366 2000 Dodge Durango SLT+, 4x4, 4.7L, V8, leather, factory tow package, extra clean, $3,000. 620-728-1123 2008 Chevy Silverado LT, 4X4, 2500 ext. cab, nice trucks, below trade in. 620-338-5681

Trailers

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2003 Wells Cargo factory built concession trailer, lots of equipment, $7,000. 620-282-3070 5’ x 10’, ATV’s, 16 ‘ utility, 18’ car hauler, 20’ 7K car hauler, 25’ 7K and 25’ dually tandem & enclosed. FTS Trailer Sales 612 S. Main, South Hutch 620-474-1001

RVs/Campers

Country Coach Intrigue, 2000 36ft 350hp Cummins-w/slide-well equipped including handicap lift selling due to health 15700 miles $80000 620-664-5689/474-9560

Motorcycles

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1989 Yahama 1200cc V Max, near show quality appearance & really scary fast, custom powder coating & high performance engine mods, 14K, needs second gear replaced, $3,500. 620-855-0364 leave message

Dan’s Cycle Buys Late Model Bikes and 4X4 ATV’S. 620-327-5001 Wanted to Buy 2007 Yamaha Roadstar Silverado original passenger backrest 316-350-5043 316-880-2498 Leave Message

ATVs

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2002 Yamaha Grizzly, 4X4, after market tires, wench on front, receiver on back, good shape. $3,900. 620-200-4743 2005 Arctic Cat 500 4x4, 1300 miles, lime green, excellent condition. $4000. 620-458-5255

1 bedrooms, appliances /water furnished, washer /dryer on site. 6 month lease. No pets, No smoking. $425 & $400. $200 deposits. Available 5/26. 620-240-0144

2 Bedroom Town homes, $420 month rent, $300 Security deposit. Section 8 also available. Washer/Dryer hookups; Basements; Lawn Service; Close to shopping; Community room available; Knowledgeable 24 Hr. maintenance staff! Call 620-663-6291 today!

10 W Ave A 2 bedroom, 1 bath, new carpet, call for information 620-662-7152 123 Come and see, we have several nice 1 bedroom apartments, all bills paid. 662-4552, Monday, Wednesday, Friday Noon-5pm.

829 E. 1st, 1 bedroom, appliances, NO PETS, utilities paid, $395/$275. 620-664-1327

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1994 Pace arrow 34 ft motor home, good condition, ready for the road, $9000, 620-459-6968

Apartments - Unfurn.821

203 E. Avenue A, studio $310; 2 bedroom, $400. No Pets. 620-663-8906.

Apartments - Furn. 820

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ALL RENTAL or real estate property advertisements in this newspaper are subject to The Federal Housing Act of 1968, as amended, which makes it illegal to advertise any ‘’preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an intention to make any discrimination.’’ This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising which is in violation of the law. effective Amendments, March 12, 1989, added ‘handicap’ and ‘familial’ status to discrimination categories.

1989 Yamaha YZ250, $650. 316-655-5422

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Chevrolet Blazer, 2001 4 wheel drive. Everything works. EXCELLENT condition. 187K. $3900, 620-897-5200

2004 39 S Fleetwood Providence motor home, 350 Cummings, 6 Speed, automatic, 3 slides, 49k, 8 KW onan, loaded, $88995 620-275-8607/272-6469

LOOK AT 40 UNITS! Open or enclosed. 2021 East 4th. 620-663-6150 for size and cost.

2007 Chrysler T & C LX minivan,Quad seating, dual a/c. am/fm/cd, stow-n-go seating, 76K, $8800 620-664-4290

SUVs

740 Apartments - Furn. 820 Apartments - Unfurn.821 Homes - Unfurn.

1998 Overland(by Odessa) Class A Diesel Pusher, 41’ long, 78K, too much NEW to mention, selling due to health reasons, asking $35,000. 620-669-9350.

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908 E. 17th: 2 bedroom, washer/dryer hookup, $450/$450. 664-5358 or 620-200-7785 Eastgate Village North of the Hospital 1& 2 bedrooms. Main level available. Swimming pool, fireplace, washer/dryer hookups, appliances, garages, Lease Required. NO PETS. NO SMOKING. Call Michelle 620-664-8555 HERITAGE APARTMENTS 401 EAST AVE A Recently Remodeled, New Appliances. Clean and Spacious Studios, 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments. Call: 620-960-6343

831 Homes - Unfurn.

1 & 2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS. Call 620-663-8314 or stop by General Laboratories at: 1202 North Main, Hutch

1300 East 33rd Energy efficient updates recently completed. 2/3 Bedrooms Washer/Dryer Connections Playground/Pool Storm Shelter Gymnasium

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Rent is not based on income, income guidelines apply. EHO 620-669-0810 HIGHLANDS GOLF Course large 1bedroom, beautiful, views, $395/deposit. Available July 1st. 620-200-7484

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¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬ Pool, Storm Shelter Balcony. 326 East 1st, Suite D 669-5008, After Hours669-7777/ 669-7070 Studio apartment, $350/$200, all bills paid, no pets, no smoking. 620-3-5809 Unique properties for every budget. 1 & 2 bedroom apartments, duplexes & houses.No pets. See our properties at:

1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms available in Inman & Buhler 1-800-397-3072 or 620-543-2244 2 bedroom, sunroom, garage, appliances, fenced, nice, 608 E. 16th Terrace. $600/$600. 620-474-0540 3 29th Court - Hutchinson 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Close North Main Street $1,200 a month. Ranch Style Home with two car attached garage. No Basement. Available July 1, 2012 $1200 per month with a one year lease Jessie Friesen 303 883 0990 5 bedroom, 3 full bath, full finished basement, double garage, Foothills area, $1,300/1,300. 960-6015 1501 Eastland Dr., 3 bedroom, 1 bath, very cute Ranch, nice quiet neighborhood, appliances & washer /dryer, No Pets. $675/675. 663-7676 or 664-6898. 3150 North Lorraine, large three bedroom, large fenced yard. $795/$400. Call 620-669-7102. HAVEN: Extra nice 1, 2, & 3 bedroom homes. See @ www.backrentals.com 620-465-7748 IN BURRTON: Large 3 bedroom home, central heat, window air, small garage and storage building. $400/$400. 620-463-4755

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Duplexes

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1018 N. Jackson, 2 bedrooms, laundry room, range & refrigerator, garage, no pets, $500 month. Call Jenny @ 620-665-1007 or 620-662-0583 1720 N. Washington, 3 bedroom, brick, 1.5 baths, finished basement, garage, no pets, $750 mo. Call Jenny at 620-665-1007 or 620-662-0583 2500-A KENT PLACE, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, great neighborhood, $795. No Pets/smoking. 620-728-9837

3503-A Ridgewood: 2 bedroom, brick, attached garage, washer/dryer hookups, fenced yard, $580/$300. 620-669-7102

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RE-LEASING! NEW TENANT CHANGED MIND! Two Bedroom brick cottage in SOUTH HUTCHINSON AVAILABLE NOW. Appliances, ca/heat, appliances, NO PETS, $410 plus lease/deposit. 620-921-0513 or 620-899-4822 Wanted: Clean Non-Smoking Rental for Couple, references upon request. 785-625-9872

831 Lots/Tracts

THREE BEDROOM: 100 Norman Road: $800 + bills 1729 N. Adams: $750+bills 1219 N. Washington: $600 + bills TWO BEDROOM: 1220 N. Washington: $445+bills 10320 Paganica Plaza: $1000+bills 521 E. 32nd Terrace: $575 + bills ONE BEDROOM: 939 “B” Sherman: $400 + bills 429 E. 17th: $420 + bills Non-refundable application fee $25. 510 East 17th, Suite G Winkie Tennant 620-663-4471 or 620-664-4949 www.windycitymgmt.com

Storage for Rent

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Cabins/Resorts

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1,400sq.ft. metal bulding with Nickerson Blvd. frontage, Zoned “I-2” Call, 620-663-3341

Offices For Rent

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Colorado Mountain Home. 3 Level Cedar Home, it’s more than a Cabin! 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath mountain home, sleeps 12, beautiful interior, huge deck. Hiking, siteseeing, train rides, fishing, & golf. Granite countertops, marble mudroom, washer, dryer, trash service, all new stainless appliances. Backs up to National Forest. $750. per week. Alan 620-727-7075 nnnnnnnnnn

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112 N. Poplar Approximately 1250sq.ft. office space, $500 month, R.E.I.B, Inc. 620-662-0583 DOWNTOWN HUTCH *Bar* *Beauty Shop* *Office Space* 620-663-3341

PREMIER OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE 2,600 sq.ft. - multiple rooms. Can be divided. 828 sq ft-Three rooms. Parking available. FIRST NATIONAL CENTER 1 N Main – 620-694-2233

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PRIME OFFICE space in Corporate Square, 335 North Washington. 620-663-7143

Professional office space centrally located, interested phone 620-663-4000, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.. Ask for Michelle or Tim

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2 HOMES FOR SALE 608 N. Jefferson, $42,000, 3 bedroom, full basement, central heat/air; 1305 E. 3rd, $50,000. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, central heat/air, woodburning fireplace, zoned for business, big double oversized garage in back. Both as is, need work. Possible land contract. 620-664-1758

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2 story farm house, 1728 sq. ft., 3 bedroom, 1 bath, fireplace, partial basement, 7 acres with 45x24 shop/garage, 20x 32 cinder block building, and 20x48 loafing shed with corral, $105,000 1110 N. Lerado Rd-Plevna 620-286-5250


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3 or 4 bedroom, 2 bath, brick home, 4 city lots, 30x 50 shop, in Nickerson, needs some TLC, $69000 620-474-1841

4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 story home with basement & garage, nice size yard, $50000 OBO 620-727-1027

6 Countryside Dr., Hutchinson, KS Open House Sun: 2-5pm 5/20/12. 3 BR. 2 BA. For information and Viewing please call: 316-308-8892 Remodeled! Featuring a new, must see, master suite. Move-In Ready.

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2404 N KING, Hutchinson ideal location - near hospital, clinics & mall. v ustyle v uhome. vu u v uranch Newer ADD TO 2 Main floorPIZZAZZ w/3 bedrooms, baths, & laundry YOURroom. Full basement w/ large family CLASSIFIED AD! room, full bath, & 2 unfinished bedrooms. Use Our Dinggarage. Bat Options: Large 3 car Vinyl ¬ (lª ¨©« _*ê fence. Beautiful privacy more to choose (many well. yard. U/G Sprinkler onfrom) Approximately 2400 sq. ft. w/ 1700 finished. OPEN Ask your Classified HOUSE SUNDAYS 1-4. & for details. byAdvisor appointment. $153,900 694-5704 / 800-766-5704 620-728-0992 (home) u1-316-727-1030 vuvuvu vu (cell). Cozy litttle 2 bedroom air , garage, 34K, 669-0000 1011 N Madison-Hutch Owner Licensed Broker

605 Catalina Drive, Hutchinson, KS 3 BR. 1-1/2 BA. 1 block off 30th, walk to Dillons, McDs, Walgreens, bank, etc, 24x30 Wick shop. $125,900 620-200-1941

2113 Wayside Lane 4 bedroom, 3 bath, brand new roof & gutters, sprinkler system & well, 2 car garage, $149,900 620-200-0999 Call for Appointment: 29 N. Star. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, central heat/air, new roof, siding, flooring, garage. $39,500. 728-4069

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Fair Housing Act Sale and Rental of Housing: No one may take any of following actions the based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status or handicap. Nice 2 bedroom in Sterling on 1/2 acre lot, partially finished basement, $29,000 firm. 620-204-6047 Sterling, 116 E Monroe, small 2 bedroom house, includes stove & refrigerator, washer/dryer, needs minor clean up and paint, $19000 620-664-2512

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Excellent Rural Hutch location. 4 bedroom, 3 bath. 3363 finished sq. ft. Full walk-out basement. Gourmet kitchen, great room, 2 fireplaces, 2 decks (16x13 covered wood deck, 42 ft trex hexagon), walkout basement, 1.19 ac, all UGS, 1.5 miles to corner of 30th & Hwy 61 (Ken Kennedy). $320,000. Call after 12pm. 620-665-3821.

Mobile Homes

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Currently buying used manufactured homes, 1976 or newer, any condition & any location, 960-1879 Monday -Friday only

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LAND FOR SALE Quality spot, vacant lot, East 11th St, Hutchinson 1.32 acres, close to shopping, restaurants, apartments, motels, auto stores, & other businesses. Reduced to $59,500. Call for more information. 620-474-7870

Investment Property 960 Commercial Building located at 732 W 2nd for sale, Motivated seller, 620-728-1700

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2 CABINS FOR SALE: Kanopolis Lake Vanango Area 76 Pheasant Ridge Rd, Marquette, KS 2 bedroom cabin. Extra large lot is 150x105. $45,000 wwwwwwwwwwww 119 Pheasant Ridge Rd, Marquette, KS 3 bedroom. 75x105 lot. Fireplace and carport. $55,000. wwwwwwwwwwww For more information Call Becky Rothe, Realtor Plaza Astle Realty Hutchinson, KS 620-960-0860

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Homes of Week OPEN HOUSE 2pm-4pm 4110 Charleston 6 bedroom, 3 baths. 4333 sq. ft, all new appliances, Hot tub. Beautiful. Well maintained. PRICE REDUCED! (620) 200-3060 or (620) 663-0990 & view on Forsalebyowner.com

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1002 Robert St. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, large finished basement. Asking $156,000 will consider all reasonable offers. Price Reduced !! 620-664-1242


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