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  • Obituaries | October 10, 2014

    JAMES OWENSBY

    James Owensby, 46, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. James worked for the Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center as a procurement officer for 17 years. Prior to that position, he worked as a manager for Wal-Mart and a dog

  • Editorials | October 10, 2014

    Forget Waldo… Where’s Kim?

    Americans who had other plans this weekend, or who thought Ebola and ISIS gave them enough to worry about now are expected to make a little room for Kim Jong-Un. He’s the overweight twentysomething with the goofy haircut — and the son and grandson of

  • Columns | October 10, 2014

    What’s in those 28 secret pages?

    In December 2002, the 9/11 Joint Inquiry — comprised of the House and Senate Intelligence committees — unveiled an 800-page report on the causes of 9/11, only to have the Bush White House redact on “national security” grounds a 28-page chapter titled “Finding, Discussion and Narrative Regarding Certain Sensitive National

  • Men's Basketball | October 10, 2014

    K-State picked to finish 4th in Big 12

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team was selected to finish fourth in the 2014-15 preseason Big 12 coaches’ poll released by the league office Thursday. The Wildcats received 53 points to earn the nod in fourth place, just two points ahead of fifth-place Iowa State (51). The

  • Football | October 10, 2014

    Cats’ Walsh wanted the big stage

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    Nick Walsh could have gone to any small school, but he didn’t want to miss the chance to experience the atmosphere of a big college game day. And now Kansas State’s freshman punter isn’t just a part of it, he’s a

  • Football | October 10, 2014

    Wallerstedt lands job at LA-Lafayette

    Matt Wallerstedt has a new job. The former Kansas State linebacker has accepted a defensive consultant position at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, according to Sports Illustrated. Wallerstedt heads to ULL less than a month after resigning his defensive coordinator post at Texas Tech due to “

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 10, 2014

    Gay marriage takes small step forward here

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    Riley County is not turning away same-sex marriage applications, but it’s not yet clear if they’ll be approved. Riley residents Darci Bohnenblust and Joleen Hickman, a same-sex couple of 19 years, applied for a marriage license Thursday, and the court took in the application.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 09, 2014

    Infant who died of abuse sustained numerous injuries

    An affidavit released Thursday showed that a baby killed in Manhattan in February died as a result of “multiple blunt traumatic injuries” and that she had suffered previous abuse. Alexander McConnell, 22, of Manhattan, a specialist at Fort Riley, was arrested Sept. 29 in connection with death

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | October 09, 2014

    Eddie Lowery returns to Manhattan to speak for 1st time since exoneration for rape

    Eddie Lowery cried Wednesday evening as he hugged his former attorney, Barry Clark. Clark played a key role in Lowery’s exoneration after he was wrongfully convicted of rape more than 30 years ago. Lowery spoke at the Kansas State University Student Union, telling his story

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | October 09, 2014

    Commission approves fire station bays

    OGDEN — Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins asked county commissioners Thursday for more money to tweak the design of a new fire station to be built at the intersection of Tuttle Cove Road and Highway 13. The original design, which will replace the existing station


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