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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 21, 2013

    Police release photo of armed robber

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    Riley County police released a description Wednesday afternoon of the man who robbed a Dara’s Fast Lane at 1816 Claflin Road early that morning. The robber is described as being a slender white male,  5 feet, 7 inches tall. The man was wearing a black or

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 21, 2013

    Twenty-three students named libraries ambassadors

    Twenty-three Kansas State University students form the inaugural group of K-State Libraries ambassadors. Representing a wide diversity of majors from both undergraduate and graduate programs, these students will serve two-year terms as advocates and representatives for K-State Libraries at social, cultural and fundraising activities. Ambassadors

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | November 21, 2013

    Amaryllis plants added to KSU sale

    Regal amaryllis plants have been added to the annual Kansas State University poinsettia sale to brighten homes and dinner tables this holiday season. The fundraising sale is organized by the Friends of the Kansas State University Gardens and students majoring in horticulture, said coordinator Marti

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 21, 2013

    Commissioners talk word choice

    The Riley County Commissioners spent several minutes of their meeting Thursday fighting over an important issue: one word. The word comes from an article in the draft of Public Building Commission bylaws. Commissioner Bob Boyd pushed to change the word “may” to “shall,” solidifying the

  • Obituaries | November 21, 2013


    Elizabeth Ann Reed, 71, of Riley, died Wednesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on June 2, 1942, in Rolla, Mo., the daughter of Robert Joseph and Anna Mae (Fleming) Keller. She was married on

  • Editorials | November 21, 2013

    Unanimous vote gratifying

    We’re delighted that the Manhattan City Commission has finally approved expansion of the Manhattan Public Library and that the vote Tuesday was unanimous. City Commissioner Wynn Butler, more concerned about the project’s potential impact on city debt than of the expansion itself, had

  • Arts, Leisure | November 21, 2013

    Gold Orchestra celebrates 25 years


    For the past 25 years, the Gold Orchestra has been entertaining Flint Hills folks and audiences around the world. K-State music professor David Littrell started the orchestra to give young string musicians an opportunity to perform and gain a love for classical music. To celebrate their 25

  • Local |Business | November 21, 2013

    Pawn Stars to feature Big Boy

    The episode of the TV show Pawn Stars that features Manhattanite Rusty Wilson offering an iconic sign for sale airs Thursday night at 9 p.m. The show is on the History Channel. Wilson was willing to take his giant Original Bob’s Big Boy sign —

  • Men's Basketball | November 21, 2013

    Charlotte powers past K-State, 68-61

    Poor shooting plagued Kansas State again. Shooting 18 percent from 3 and 36 percent from the field, the Wildcats lost to Charlotte, 68-61, in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Tip Off Thursday morning, in San Juan, P.R. The Wildcats (2-2) will face the loser of

  • November 21, 2013

    Wildcats fall to Charlotte 58-61 in Puerto Rican tournament

    SAN JUAN, P.R. — Poor shooting plagued Kansas State again. Shooting 18 percent from 3-point range and 36 percent from the field, the Wildcats lost to Charlotte, 68-61, in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament Thursday morning. The Wildcats (2-2) will face the loser

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