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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 26, 2013

    2 arrests made in soldier’s shooting

    Two men were arrested in connection with the Saturday shooting of a Fort Riley soldier in Junction City, police said. Angel L. Colon, 33, of Junction City, was arrested on charges of attempted second-degree murder. Thomas C. Aven, 25, a Fort Riley soldier, was arrested on the

  • Obituaries | August 26, 2013

    Brian Swenson

    Brian Swenson, 48, of St. George, died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 26, 2013

    ‘J.J.’ Meinhardt

    Jerome John “JJ” Meinhardt, 92, of Paxico, died Sunday at Midland Hospice Care in Topeka. Full obituary and service information is pending and will be announced by Campanella-Gentry Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | August 26, 2013

    Marilyn Eichem

    Marilyn Regina (Magnett) Eichem, 69, of Westmoreland, died Friday at the Rossville Care Home where she had been a resident since January of 2009. She was a life-long resident of the Westmoreland area.

  • Obituaries | August 26, 2013

    Billie Baldock

    Billie “Ann” Baldock, 80, of Alma, died at the Alma Manor. Full obituary and service information is pending and will be announced by Campanella-Gentry Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | August 26, 2013

    Bob L. Suggs

    Bob Lee Suggs, 51, of Manhattan, died Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center.

  • Movies | August 26, 2013

    ‘City of Bones’ a more-or-less coherent cinematic thrill ride

    Lily Collins plays auburn haired Clary, the supernaturally-powered heroine of “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” and spends all of her time on-screen either fighting or flirting. The latter is particularly appropriate for this film, which is based on a two-book series intended for young

  • Letters | August 26, 2013

    League seeks nominations for Good Government Award

    To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County is accepting nominations for the Edith L. Stunkel Good Government Award. The award will be presented on Sunday, Sept. 15, in a program to be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Blue Earth

  • Letters | August 26, 2013

    ‘Repurposing’ auditorium doesn’t disrespect veterans

    To the Editor: As our city commissioners do their best to serve all the people of Manhattan in the most money-saving way possible, the issue of the Peace Memorial Auditorium has arisen. It is suggested that “the people” be heard from. So far, that has

  • Football | August 26, 2013

    Several former Wildcats cut from NFL rosters

    As NFL teams continue to trim their rosters in anticipation of the start of the regular season, several former Kansas State football players found themselves without a team on Sunday. The Kansas City Chiefs cut sixth-round draft pick Braden Wilson, while the Denver Broncos cut


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