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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 29, 2013

    RCPD arrests 4 linked to burglaries

    Riley County police arrested four men Sunday and Monday in connection with multiple vehicular burglaries. While investigating reports of the burglaries, police arrested Cole Smykle, 21, of Fort Riley and Raymond Burrus, 20, of Junction City for burglary and interference with law enforcement Sunday at 4:30 a.m.

  • Local | October 29, 2013

    Celebration honors 100th year of LDS support of Boy Scouts

    A celebration of the 100th anniversary of an official partnership between the Boy Scouts of America and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will be held in Manhattan Wednesday night. Guests can view a multimedia presentation, “A Century of Honor” – sponsored by the

  • Arts, Leisure | October 29, 2013

    Taj Mahal’s McCain concert successful if not exciting


    It was difficult to get a fix on the size of the McCain Auditorium audience last Thursday night. A large portion of the crowd arrived after Taj Mahal’s “World Blues” concert had begun, and some elements of that crowd never finally lit anywhere. For

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 29, 2013

    Professor: Superstitious behavior an attempt to control the future

    Do black cats, bats and witches have you on the run not just at Halloween but year-round? Do you always avoid walking under ladders and stepping on sidewalk cracks? These behaviors can all be linked to a strong belief that has been embedded in human

  • Obituaries | October 29, 2013


    Margaret Piper, 92, of Manhattan, former longtime resident of St. George, died Sunday at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 12, 1920, in rural Manhattan. She was the daughter of Royal Carl and Grace Anna (

  • Obituaries | October 29, 2013


    Carol May Moore, 66, of Manhattan, died at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on May 4, 1947 in Manhattan. She was the daughter of Richard and Sybil (Robinson) Roberts. Carol worked at Kansas State University

  • Obituaries | October 29, 2013


    William “Bill” Finney, 86, of Topeka, died at Midland Hospice House. William was born on March 23, 1927, to Chester L. and Mary (Malone) Finney in West Frankfort, Ill. At the age of 16, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in World War II as a

  • Editorials | October 29, 2013

    KSU right to rethink takedown

    There’s a reason football players — from the youngest youth leagues to professionals — wear helmets and pads. And as history has shown repeatedly, even those protective measures don’t prevent every injury. Thus, anyone with any sense could have known that it was a matter

  • Editorials | October 29, 2013

    Great colors abound

    We can’t help but notice that some of the fall foliage in our area is truly spectacular and that gas prices are in one of their low cycles. And given that no one knows how long either condition will last, it strikes us as

  • Columns | October 29, 2013

    Kobach’s claims exaggerated

    Few neighborhoods have a more storied, rough-and-tumble political history than Kansas City, Mo.’s Old Northeast, or “North End.” One of the city’s oldest, this community of historic homes remains a landing pad for immigrants, once from Italy, now from Mexico, Vietnam and Somalia.

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