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  • Court Calendar | December 27, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, December 23, 2013 9:00 –  JJC 9:00 Busch, Monte SENTENCING (13 CR 581 Battery) JJC III 9:00 Kleymann, Jeffrey Status (13 TR 2979 DUI [1st]) JWG III 9:00 Leonard, Denzel SENTENCING (13 CR 342 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Murry, Christopher SENTENCING (13 CR 169 Agg. Assault) BKD III 9:00 Vinson, Eric Status (13 TR 2843 DUI [1st], Fail. To Rep. Veh.

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | December 27, 2013

    Doesn’t the new hotel look kind of fragile?


    Q: There are so many major construction projects going on in Manhattan. Comparing the multistory steel frameworks, however, makes one curious. In particular, the new NBAF building and the South Fourth Street project have beams and girders that one might find in a fort. They

  • Local |Business | December 27, 2013

    FHDC receives grant

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center recently received an $8,725 humanities and heritage grant from the Kansas Humanities Council. Discovery center officials said that the funds will be used to create the second installment in the FORCES! Series, titled “Flint Hills Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort

  • Local |Business | December 27, 2013

    Sales tax receipts top $10M in 2013

    Sales tax revenues in Manhattan broke $10 million for the year — again. “This year’s total sales tax collections were just under last year’s record pace,” said city finance director Bernie Hayen. “It was a good year notwithstanding those ups and downs.” This year’s

  • Editorials | December 27, 2013

    Commission action benefits swimmers

    There normally isn’t much you can learn from a swimming pool, except to come up for air when your lungs suggest it’s time. In the case of how the public can push government toward its own interests, however, there actually are some lessons

  • Obituaries | December 27, 2013


    Dean Austin Henneberg, 90, of Belvue, died Tuesday at his home surrounded by his family. The family provided some of the following information. Dean was born in rural Pottawatomie County on the family farm near Wheaton on April 22, 1923. He was the son of Louis W. and

  • Obituaries | December 27, 2013


    Bill Rencin, 83, of Hanover, died on Thursday at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in Lincoln, Neb.  Arrangements are pending at Terry-Christie Funeral Home in Waterville.

  • Obituaries | December 27, 2013


    Gloria Marten, 83, died Wednesday. The family provided some of the following information. On Feb. 16, 1930, Jay and Isabel Hill welcomed their daughter, Gloria Isabel, into the world in Wamego. She spent her entire childhood in Wamego, graduating from Wamego High School in 1948, before beginning college at

  • Obituaries | December 27, 2013


    Margie L. Larsen, 90, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills- Sloan House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Aug. 21, 1923, in Lyons. She was the daughter of Henry E. and Mary E. (Hubbard) Reents. Margie was raised

  • Men's Basketball | December 27, 2013

    Cats look to keep winning vs. Tulane

    Joel Jellison .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\s*/, '&#'));while (--j >= 0)if (el[j].getAttribute('data-eeEncEmail_lGdHuRCGyz'))el[j].innerHTML = out;/*]]>*/ Just one week after the Kansas State men’s basketball team won its

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