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  • Obituaries | October 19, 2013


    Trevor Redding, 17, of Randolph, died Saturday, following an automobile accident in Riley County. He was born on June 25, 1996, in Manhattan. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | October 19, 2013


    Charles “Chuck” Greene, 85, of Topeka, died on Saturday, October 19, 2013. He was sales manager and later co-owner and president of Kansas Electric Supply. He retired in 2008 after 57 years. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Grace Episcopal Cathedral. Burial will follow at

  • Court Calendar | October 19, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, October 21, 2013 9:00 – Div. III - BRW 9:00 Amaro, Dalton Status (13 CR 532 Battery) JJC III 9:00 Anderson, Matthew Status (13 CR 591 Battery LEO x2) JJC III 9:00 Bates, Marcus Arraignment (13 CR 497 Poss Meth to Dist) KSL III 9:00 Batson, Joseph Status (13 TR 2331 DUI#3, Refusal) BRW III 9:00 Branam, Demarco Status (13 CR 533 Theft,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | October 19, 2013

    Missing man found dead in Utah

    A Manhattan man missing for seven weeks was found dead in Utah Friday after a hitchhiker spotted his car at the bottom of a ravine, police said. Utah Highway Patrol contacted Riley County police on Friday, saying that the man, David Welch, 54, had been discovered

  • Manhattan High School | October 18, 2013

    Manhattan defeats undefeated Topeka High

    Manhattan clinched a share of the Centennial League title and a distinct advantage in the District 5 playoff race with a 22-7 win over Topeka High at Bishop Stadium Friday night. Topeka High came into Friday night’s game as the only undefeated team in Class 6

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 18, 2013

    Pulitzer-winning author visits troops featured in Iraq memoir


    Iraq War veterans came on Thursday to hear a journalist tell their stories of battle — and the troubles some of them faced when their duty was done. David Finkel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter from The Washington Post, spoke at the Kansas State University Alumni Center

  • Arts, Leisure | October 18, 2013

    K-State wraps up sesquicentennial

    Kansas State University will conclude its nine-month sesquicentennial celebration during homecoming week. The 150th Grand Finale will occur from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday on the Anderson Hall lawn. In case of inclement weather, the celebration will move indoors to the K-State Student Union Courtyard. The

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | October 18, 2013

    19-year-old man dies in crash

    A 19-year-old Manhattan man died after he was ejected from his vehicle in a collision early Friday morning. Brett Mock, 2704 Maise Circle, was injured after his 2003 Toyota pickup driving east on Northfield Road went off the road and struck several vehicles parked in the driveway

  • Columns | October 18, 2013

    An evening conversation: Salaam

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    There are a lot of good reasons to reasons to live in Manhattan. If I were forced to list them, however, I’d start with proximity to a major university — and in particular, access to discussion and debate over everything from a running quarterbacks to

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 18, 2013

    City’s homepage to be revamped

    It’s a facelift. The home page of the city of Manhattan’s website will look a little different on Monday, said City Clerk Gary Fees. Manhattan-based CivicPlus, a company that develops websites for local governments across the country, is using the city’s site

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