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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2014

    Shooting suspect requests continuance

    WESTMORELAND — A Wamego man suspected of shooting at police outside of Manhattan’s Quality Inn and Suites in December requested an extended status hearing today. Dustin Monroe, 33, will appear in Pottawatomie County court Feb. 25 in a continued status hearing from the one that was originally

  • Obituaries | January 14, 2014

    JONATHAN LEHMANN

    Jonathan Lehmann, 48, of Orchard, Neb., died Thursday in Orchard. Graveside service was held in Claflin. Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater, Neb., is handling arrangements. The family provided some of the following information. Jonathan Carl Lehmann was born on July 9, 1965, to Arlo and Euleen “Joyce” (

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2014

    Parole denied for man convicted in 1974 murder

    TOPEKA — A 66-year-old man convicted of murder, rape and kidnapping almost 40 years ago was denied parole this week. According to information on the Kansas Department of Corrections website, Frank Pencek was not eligible because his next possible release date is not until January of 2017. He

  • Obituaries | January 14, 2014

    LAMOYNE RIFFEL

    LaMoyne Riffel of Manhattan died Monday. A full obituary will be published later.  Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation of Manhattan.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2014

    Man sentenced in trafficking case

    JUNCTION CITY — A Junction City man was sentenced Monday in a human trafficking and rape case. Paul Goodman III, 43, was sentenced in Geary County court to 57 months in prison on three counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Goodman will serve the three sentences concurrently.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2014

    Wamego man held in theft

    Tracy Shane Roberts, 44, Wamego, was arrested Monday evening on felony theft charges. Captain Tim Hegarty of the RCPD said Roberts is accused of writing business checks from the Flint Hills Area Builders Association, 2601 Anderson Ave., for personal use. Loss to the builders group was $25,000. Police

  • Arts, Leisure | January 14, 2014

    Jazz concert to feature quartet

    TOPEKA — For its sixth concert of the 2013-14 season, Topeka Jazz Workshop Inc. will showcase the Joe Cartwright Quartet from Kansas City, consisting of Cartwright on piano, Lester “Duck” Warner on trombone and vocals, Gerald Spaits on bass, and Tommy Ruskin on drums.   The

  • Football | January 14, 2014

    Waters, Lockett ride surge into 2014

    Three games and three losses — nobody on the Kansas State football team had ever won a bowl game going into this past season. All that changed a few weeks ago with the Wildcats’ 31-14 victory over Michigan in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in Tempe,

  • Men's Basketball | January 14, 2014

    Weber open to playing Wichita State

    The Kansas State and Wichita State basketball teams might not have anything on the future schedule now, but don’t rule out something down the line. Wichita State — ranked fifth in both polls —  has been the state’s hottest team the last two seasons.

  • Men's Basketball | January 14, 2014

    Cats look to regroup vs. Sooners

    Saturday was a very different day for both Kansas State and Oklahoma. The Sooners grinded out an 87-82 win over unbeaten Iowa State at home, before the Wildcats’ 10-game winning streak skidded to a halt with an 86-60 loss at Kansas. ( Oklahoma guard Cameron Clark


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