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  • Local |Agriculture | October 13, 2013

    Man achieves rare turkey hunting feat

    There are six subspecies of wild turkeys in the world. Four of those are found in the U.S. and two are found only in Mexico. For a turkey hunter, an ultimate goal is to bag one bird from each subspecies. In the turkey hunting

  • Arts, Leisure | October 13, 2013

    Pumpkin patches, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ and more

    TODAY A & H Pumpkin Patch, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Featuring a special visit from Yard Art Classic Car Club and Riley County Humane Society from 1-4 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.aandhfarm.com. 1374 Collins Lane, just a mile south of

  • Gardening | October 13, 2013

    Soil testing improves plant health

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    Plants require light, water and nutrients to grow. Light is a given, where as water and nutrients can be added. A general rule for water is an inch a week for the majority of plants. There is no general rule for fertilizing plants. Plants and

  • Court Calendar | October 12, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, October 14, 2013 COLUMBUS DAY - CLOSED Tuesday, October 15, 2013 9:00 – Div. III - JWG 9:00 Best, Haydyn Status (13 CR 528 Crim Restraint, Battery) JJC III 9:00 Brandon, Ashley Status (13 CR 545 CDP) KSL III 9:00 Miles, Marcus Status (13 CR 515 Dom Batt x2, Battery) JJC III 9:00 Moulin, Samuel SENTENCING (13 CR 157 Poss MJ to

  • Manhattan High School | October 11, 2013

    Manhattan downs Shawnee Heights, 41-24

    TECUMSEH — Manhattan rode the mistakes of Shawnee Heights to a 31-6 first half lead and fought off the T-Bird comeback in the second half to win 41-24 on the road Friday night. Shawnee Heights had a pair of special teams’ mistakes and a fumble to

  • Manhattan High School | October 11, 2013

    MHS soccer defeats Trojans, improves to 9-2-1 overall

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    With a barrage of goals in the first 7 minutes of the match, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team made it clear from the start that it would not lose against Topeka High at Bishop Stadium Thursday night. What the Indians didn’t do, however, is

  • Manhattan High School | October 11, 2013

    Fabrizius showing his versatility for surging Indians

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    While Ethan Fabrizius is an important cog in the Manhattan High football team’s dominant defense as a starting safety, the senior also sees the field on special teams at a position far less flashy. In a spot that only gets attention when a mistake

  • Editorials | October 11, 2013

    Little has changed in Venezuela

    Back when Hugo Chavez was running Venezuela, Americans became accustomed to sundry denunciations and to taking the fall for whatever ailed that workers’ paradise. And a lot did. It was a bit surprising that President Obama hasn’t been blamed for the cancer that claimed

  • Local | October 11, 2013

    New leopard at zoo soon to be joined by female in breeding program

    Sorry for the pun, but a new leopard has been spotted at Sunset Zoo. And there’s another one on the way — a potential mate, in fact. An Amur leopard named Vladamere arrived Wednesday from Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City. He was transferred as

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 11, 2013

    Judge Wilson started out making calls on the basketball court

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    An official in the courtroom, Chief Judge Meryl Wilson of the Riley County District Court used to officiate something else: basketball. Wilson, who was recently reappointed to his position by Kansas Supreme Court Justice Lawton Nuss, used to be a Big 8 basketball official while he


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