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  • Court Calendar | November 10, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, November 11, 2013 OFFICE CLOSED – VETERANS’ DAY Tuesday, November 12, 2013 10:00 Tremble, McKenny Prelim (13 CR 571 Abuse of a child) BKD M01 10:30 Docket Div. I (moved to 11.13.2013) 1:00 – JJC 1:00 Behrends, Ronald Pay or Appear (11 CR 247 Theft) JJC M01 1:00 Burris, Raymond PH Status (13 CR 621Vehicle Burg x3, Theft x2) JJC M01 1:00

  • Local |Business | November 10, 2013

    Wall-to-wall crafts, shoppers at Buttons ‘n’ Bows

    Buttons and bows 3.phatch

    Saturday’s Buttons ‘n’ Bows craft show looked like a homespun Black Friday — thousands of shoppers squeezed into a maze of hand-crafted holiday wares. Throngs of craft enthusiasts packed the campus of Manhattan Catholic Schools and Seven Dolors church on Saturday for the 33rd annual

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | November 10, 2013

    Housing Authority gets $75,000 grant

    Manhattan Housing Authority received $75,000 in federal grant money on Thursday to help local families obtain safe, affordable housing. The funding came from a program that assists people with low incomes. JoAnn Sutton, director of Manhattan Housing Authority, said the money will go to help residents

  • Local | November 10, 2013

    Officials: Road work will not alter Veterans Day Parade route

    Manhattan will honor military service members on Monday. The Flint Hills Veterans Coalition has put together several activities honoring veterans on Monday, beginning with a 7 a.m. breakfast at the American Legion Post 17. After breakfast, a parade will go down Poyntz Avenue from Third to 14

  • Obituaries | November 10, 2013


    Harrell Dean Duncan, 80, died September 27 at Fairview Hospital in Edina, Minnesota, from pneumonia after a long battle with multi-infarct dementia. The family provided some of the following information. Dean was preceded in death by wife Jan; son Terry; parents, Helen and Floyd Duncan; and siblings,

  • Obituaries | November 10, 2013


    Forrest Warren Robertson, 35, of Westmoreland was killed in action November 3, in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan. The family provided some of the following information. He was assigned to Headquarters Troop, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. He was born May 25, 1978, at Manhattan. He

  • Obituaries | November 10, 2013


    Margie Mae Howard Yeager, 88, of Manhattan, formerly of Wamego, died October 30. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation in Manhattan.

  • Arts, Leisure | November 10, 2013

    Rural life inspires award-winning art by Kansas man

    San Dimas, California; An art show is underway. Among the beautiful works of art on display is a painting by an artist from halfway across the continent in Kansas. It’s an example of the beautiful color and realism with which this artist depicts rural

  • Editorials | November 10, 2013

    Be proud to salute veterans

    Veterans Day is a good day to be an American. It gives those of us who’ve grown up here, raised our families here and made our lives here an opportunity to show our respect for those fellow citizens who’ve helped make all that

  • Letters | November 10, 2013

    Support city infrastructure; it helps save residents’ lives

    To the Editor: There are many features that make Manhattan a wonderful place to live and raise a family. We see those things every day and we take them for granted. My grandchildren love to see the fire stations and the fire trucks, and if

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