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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 07, 2014

    Roberts gets 18 months for thefts

    Tracy Shane Roberts, a former executive officer for the Flint Hills Area Builders Association, will serve 18 months in prison for stealing money from the organization. Judge Meryl Wilson issued the sentence on Monday in Riley County District Court. Roberts, 45, Wamego, was charged with 30 counts of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 07, 2014

    JC apartment builder sentenced to 57 months

    TOPEKA — A Topeka man was sentenced Monday to 57 months in federal prison for fraud and money laundering related to the construction of an apartment complex in Junction City. John Wyatt Duncan, Jr., 53, Topeka, pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud, one count of money

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 07, 2014

    2 people injured in head-on crash Sunday near Wamego

    Two people were transported by Life Star helicopter to a medical facility after a head-on collision early Sunday morning. The wreck happened at about 4:30 a.m., a mile east of Wamego on Highway 24. Cameron Renfro, 23, of Silver Lake, and Jeffrey Fisher, 47, of Wamego, both were

  • Manhattan High School | October 07, 2014

    Indians take 2nd at home invite

    Kelsey.phatch

    Playing on the always-challenging, sloping course at the Manhattan Country Club, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team struggled on the greens and finished in second place behind Washburn Rural at the Manhattan Invitational on Monday. The Indians dealt with tough greens all day, as did

  • Manhattan High School | October 07, 2014

    Lei, Fraley medal at Centennial League tourney

    Playing in a loaded bracket for singles, Manhattan’s Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley each went 4-2 on the day to bring home medals and lead the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team to a sixth-place finish at the annual Centennial League tournament Monday in Topeka.

  • Editorials | October 07, 2014

    National Parks worth the money

    It’s easy to be fans of the National Park Service, which manages 401 properties. They include magnificent parks like Yellowstone and Yosemite and less well known places such as the Fort Scott and Fort Larned Historic Sites (and others) here in Kansas. America’s parks

  • Letters | October 07, 2014

    Deadline nears to get bricks for Armed Forces Memorial

    To the Editor: Citizens of Manhattan and Riley County are reminded that twice a year, names of veterans and loved ones are placed in the patio area of the Riley County Armed Forces Memorial. Names to be added in time for Veterans Day must be

  • Letters | October 07, 2014

    Kobach ignored his duty in Taylor ballot controversy

    To the Editor: The Kansas Supreme Court in the case of Taylor v. Kobach applied elementary and uniformly recognized principles of statutory interpretation when it decided that Chad Taylor’s request to withdraw as a candidate for the U.S. Senate com-plied fully with the

  • Letters | October 07, 2014

    KSU’s marching band was spectacular Saturday

    To the Editor: It was another good job by the KSU football team Saturday night. However, that was a superb performance by the Pride of Wildcat Land Marching Band. What a marvelous halftime show honoring our military service personnel. The tuba guys with their “light”

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 07, 2014

    1st prepares to deploy

    The 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters will case its colors in a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Fort Riley’s Victory Park in preparation for its deployment to the Central Command area of responsibility. About 200 Soldiers from the Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion


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