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  • Local |Kansas State University | March 13, 2014

    Former security adviser to give Landon Lecture

    Thomas Donilon, a former U.S. national security adviser and high-level administrator under three presidents, will present Kansas State University’s second Landon Lecture of 2014. Donilon will appear at McCain Auditorium at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15. John Skipper, president of ESPN and co-chairman of

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 13, 2014

    Commissioners ‘surprised’ by bill that could make RCPD director an elected post

    Riley County commissioners on Thursday said they were surprised to learn that legislators are considering a bill that would make the Riley County police director an elected position. Currently, that position is appointed by the county law board. Commissioner Dave Lewis said the news, which

  • Arts, Leisure | March 13, 2014

    Real Patrick’s Day and more


    There is nothing fake about the real holiday on March 17 — just the history of a wild warm-up event a week earlier here. But you won’t want to miss the actual celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, the 36th annual edition this year in Aggieville. 

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 13, 2014

    JC police seize $43,000 in pot

    JUNCTION CITY — Junction City authorities seized $43,000 worth of marijuana and arrested two people for intending to distribute it after a drug bust on Wednesday. After executing a search warrants at 1919 Northwind Drive, Lot 2, and 1501 Dean St., authorities arrested Steven J. Parks, 28, Junction City and charged

  • Local |Business | March 13, 2014

    Local stations could be cut in Cox contract dispute

    Cable and internet provider Cox Communications and Topeka television affiliates are in a contract dispute that could affect thousands of Cox customers. The current contract expires Friday at 4 p.m. According to a statement on Kansas First News’ website, if a new contract is not

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | March 13, 2014

    Choir to perform ‘Rhapsody’ in KC

    Kansas State University choral students will partner with professional musicians to bring purple to Kansas City’s art scene. The Kansas State University Grand Chorus will present its inaugural Rhapsody concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 13, 2014

    K-State trial team to compete for title

    Kansas State University’s varsity Mock Trial Team will start its case for a championship by competing in the Open Round Championship Series Tournament, March 14-16, at Washington University in St. Louis. The team advanced to the championship series by taking third place at the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 13, 2014

    Stranger in van summons child

    Police were notified at 6:55 p.m. on Thursday of a suspicious person in the northeastern portion of Manhattan. The complainant reported that an unidentified man in a light color ed vehicle may have attempted to summon a child to come to him. Police searched the

  • Obituaries | March 13, 2014


    Wanda I. Slagle, 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, at the Stoneybrook Health Care Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on July 8, 1927, in Beeler. She was the daughter of Auburn “Aub” and Irene (Johnson) Orrell.  Wanda graduated from

  • Manhattan High School | March 13, 2014

    Indians roll into semis


    WICHITA — It’s safe to say no one on the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team remembers the last time the Indians made it this far at state. None of them were born. It was 23 years ago, 1991 to be exact, when the Indians last won at

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