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  • Local |Government & Politics | June 04, 2014

    Riley County Treasurer announces retirement


    Riley County Treasurer Eileen King announced Monday that she will retire from office effective Aug. 1. King, who has been in the position for 29 years, had considered not running when she was up for election in 2012, but because of the office’s difficult transition to a

  • Area Schools | June 04, 2014

    Wamego’s Lanie Page picks Huskers

    It was probably only a matter of time, but Wamego’s Lanie Page has decided to attend the University of Nebraska. The senior-to-be will join her older sister, Kaylee, who will be a freshman on the Cornhuskers’ women’s basketball team this fall. Lanie Page

  • General Activities | June 04, 2014

    17ers lose summer opener, 11-1


    The final score of Tuesday’s season opener wasn’t all that mattered to Steve Disbrow. The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers’ coach is new to the program and unfamiliar with many of his players. And ahead of this weekend’s Tournament of Champions —

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 04, 2014

    Chimes selects new members

    Kansas State University’s Chimes Junior Honorary has announced its new members for the 2014-2015 school year. The honorary’s threefold purpose is to promote scholarship, leadership and service. New members are selected based on contributions of service and leadership to their fellow university students.

  • Obituaries | June 04, 2014


    Rhoda Grace Johanna Culbertson, 63, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Her savior, Jesus Christ, has destroyed death and brought life and immortality to her through the Gospel.  So with thanksgiving, the

  • Obituaries | June 04, 2014


    Kevin Wayne Crow, 51, of Shawnee, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at his home. The family provided the following information. As a teenager growing up in Topeka, Kevin could usually be found at the local golf course with his brother and friends playing 36-plus holes of golf in

  • Football | June 04, 2014

    K-State adds junior college quarterback

    Kansas State wasted little time filling the hole left at quarterback by Daniel Sams. The Wildcats have signed junior college quarterback Taylor Laird, which gives the team another viable candidate to backup Jake Waters. With Sams’ departure, the battle for the backup job this fall

  • Editorials | June 03, 2014

    ‘Prisoner’ swap sets dangerous precedent

    President Barack Obama’s decision to release five high-ranking Taliban prisoners in exchange for the release of a U.S. prisoner of war, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, involves two conflicting American principles. One is that our nation properly goes to great lengths to secure the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 03, 2014

    Officials investigating cause of 12-car derailment in Frankfort


    FRANKFORT — The Monday morning calm was disrupted by a deafening snap and the thuds of train cars crashing to the ground when a Union Pacific Railroad train derailed near the Kansas Highway 9 crossing. The incident occurred at about 9 a.m., according to Union Pacific officials.

  • Arts & Leisure | June 03, 2014

    Opera performance in Wichita’s Orpheum a delight


    The Wichita Grand Opera company has gotten some flattering attention recently—in February, in the Metropolitan Opera’s Opera News story about WGO’s “William Tell” production, for example. So when last weekend’s Riverfest kept the company’s production out of their usual Century 2

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