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Lifestyle

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | September 11, 2013

    Soldier is sentenced for murder

    A Fort Riley soldier has been convicted by a court martial of murder and sentenced to life in a military prison in conjunction with the death of a fellow soldier. Radio station KMAN said John Hughes was court martialed and convicted on charges of murder,

  • Local |Traffic | September 11, 2013

    Skyway Drive to be closed Thursday, Friday

    Skyway Drive from Wildcat Creek Road to 56th Avenue will be closed on Thursday and Friday, officials from the Kansas Department of Transportation announced. The roadway will close after morning rush hour on Thursday and will reopen sometime late Friday after crews replace concrete panels

  • Obituaries | September 11, 2013

    Ruby A. Weik

    Ruby Weik, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | September 11, 2013

    Betty Jane Bluthardt

    Betty Jane Bluthardt, 88, of Manhattan, formerly of Alta Vista and Frankfort,  died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | September 11, 2013

    F. Gene Ernst

    F Gene Ernst, 83,  of Manhattan died September 5 at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community.

  • Editorials | September 11, 2013

    Some things can’t be forgotten

    Twelve years out from that awful morning in 2001, the shock has subsided, but the sadness lingers. For millions of Americans, it always will. The image of commercial jetliners flying into the World Trade Center is unforgettable. So are the images of desperate people jumping from

  • Obituaries | September 11, 2013

    Eric Abraham

    Eric Abraham, 76, of Lucas died September 7.

  • Manhattan High School | September 11, 2013

    MHS golf gets first win at Salina

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team picked up its first win of the season Tuesday, taking first-place medals at the 13-team Salina Central Invitational at Salina Municipal Golf Course. The Indians finished with a nine-hole score of 178 to win ahead of second-place Hays (185). Salina Central

  • Letters | September 11, 2013

    How safe are votes citizens cast on electronic machines?

    To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County will announce the recipient of the 2013 Edith Stunkel Good Government Award on Sunday, September 15, in a program to be held from 2 to 4 pm in the Blue Earth Room of the Flint Hills Discovery

  • Manhattan High School | September 11, 2013

    Manhattan High’s Braun signs with KWU

    Michaela Braun has wanted to play college volleyball since her middle school days. On Tuesday, that dream became a reality. Braun signed a letter of intent on Tuesday afternoon, committing to play volleyball at Kansas Wesleyan next fall. The senior said the team dynamics swayed


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