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  • Obituaries | October 08, 2014

    WILLIAM “BILL” B. OWENS

    William “Bill” B. Owens, 93, of Wamego died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Wamego on Nov. 22, 1920, in his family’s home at 7th and Maple, to Alva Earl and Sarah (Domeny) Owens. He attended school in Wamego and graduated in 1938. He was

  • Obituaries | October 08, 2014

    CARTER HUGH ALFORD

    Carter Hugh Alford, 91, of Manhattan, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Dec. 28, 1922, in Clarksburg, Ind. He was the only son of Hazel (Gillespie) and Earl Alford. Hugh attended schools in Clarksburg. He entered the armed service in

  • Obituaries | October 08, 2014

    LARRY M. PATTON

    Larry M. Patton, 79, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at his residence. He was born Aug. 15, 1935, in Larned. He was the son of Dale M. and Frances (Montgomery) Patton, and had been a Manhattan resident since 1979. Larry attended Alamota Grade School from 1940 to 1948 and then Dighton

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 08, 2014

    Local man kidnapped, robbed

    Riley County police are asking for public assistance after a man reported he was kidnapped and robbed early Wednesday morning. At about 1 a.m. in the 1200 block of Kearney Street, a 25-year-old man was reportedly approached by two unknown men wearing Halloween masks and forced

  • Golf | October 08, 2014

    Cats 8th at Firestone Invite

    AKRON, Ohio — The Kansas State men’s golf team finished eighth with a 54-hole score of 24-over 888 following the third round of Firestone Invitational on Tuesday at Firestone Country Club. The Wildcats were led by sophomore Seth Smith, who tied for third after carding a

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 07, 2014

    As research funding sinks across nation, K-State looks to stay afloat

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    Karen Burg has taken the wheel of a ship that’s stuck in dangerous seas. Imagine high waves and a current running against this craft, making forward progress difficult. A bioengineer by training, Burg is the new vice president for research at Kansas State University,

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 07, 2014

    Residents respond to court decision

    Sue Gerth, a past president of the Manhattan chapter of Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays — otherwise known as PFLAG — was happy Tuesday morning with the latest news out of the U.S. Supreme Court. On Monday, the high court declined to review

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

    Manhattan woman pleads guilty to marriage fraud conspiracy

    A Manhattan woman pleaded guilty Monday to taking part in a marriage fraud scheme. Jacqueline Michaelle Reed, 48, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Tuesday. In her plea, Reed, who is a U.S. citizen,

  • 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


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