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  • Movies | July 29, 2014

    ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue’ an improvement over ‘Planes’

    Just 11 months after releasing the first “Planes,” DisneyToon Studios dropped a sequel on this summer’s movie audiences. “Planes: Fire and Rescue” is set in the same racing obsessed, sentient vehicle inhabited world as Lightning McQueen from the highly successful “Cars” franchise. In “Planes,” cropduster

  • Arts & Leisure | July 29, 2014

    Variety of jazz on tap in Topeka

    TOPEKA — Topeka Jazz Workshop Inc. has announced the lineup for its 2014-15 concert season. The schedule features a variety of jazz sounds, including: •August 17     —    TJW Band with guest artist Bill Watrous, trombone •September 28   —  West Coast singer Denise Donatelli and

  • Local | July 29, 2014

    Nixon newspapers on display at museum

    Richard M. Nixon resigned as president of the United States on Aug. 9, 1974 — nearly 40 years ago — after addressing the nation via radio and television the night before. Nixon’s resignation was the culmination of an arduous investigation into what became known as the Watergate scandal. Nixon

  • Obituaries | July 29, 2014

    MALAKAI ROWLAND-VAN HORN

    Malakai Isaac Dean Rowland-Van Horn, 23, of Clay Center, died of cancer Friday, July 25, 2014, at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born on Oct. 13, 1990, at Fort Riley. On June 4, 2011, at Clay Center, he was married to Diamond Lou. She survives of the

  • Obituaries | July 29, 2014

    HOWARD KITTERMAN

    Howard I. Kitterman, 102, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Homestead Assisted Living, Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 6, 1911, in Durham, the son of William Lee and Ella (Knox) Kitterman. Howard was proud of his service in the United States Army.  He served in World

  • Obituaries | July 29, 2014

    PAM OLSON

    Pamela Jean Olson, 54, of rural Onaga, formerly of Albuquerque, N.M., and Loveland, Colo.,  died Sunday, July 27, 2014, after a battle with cancer.  She lived the last 10 years in Albuquer-que and had recently moved to Kansas to be close to her family. Pam taught

  • Obituaries | July 29, 2014

    MORRIS DOZIER SR.

    Morris Dozier, Sr., 92, of Junction City, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Morris was born Nov. 30, 1921, in Leslie, Ga., the son of the late Charlie and Minnie (Frazier) Dozier.  Morris attended schools and graduated from Staley High School, Americus, Ga.&

  • Local |Business | July 28, 2014

    County honors long-time treasurer

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    Riley County commissioners honored retiring county treasurer Eileen King Monday morning by presenting her with a plaque honoring her 30 years of service in the public sector. King, who announced her retirement in June, will be replaced by Shilo Heger, who was selected as the successor

  • Neighbors | July 28, 2014

    Pizza expert says he won’t give up title in retirement

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    Even in retirement, Tom Lehmann isn’t about to relinquish his title of “The Dough Doctor.” After about 50 years, the 70-year-old Manhattan-area resident is stepping down from his bakery assistance director position at Manhattan-based AIB International, where he became known worldwide as an expert on

  • Local |Business | July 28, 2014

    Organizers plan 2nd Everybody Counts

    The second Everybody Counts event for people and families in need will happen Saturday. Organizers are describing the event as a community celebration with a cookout and children’s activities, including a bouncy house. But it also serves as a way to quantify people in


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