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  • Local |Kansas State University | September 08, 2013

    6 past ag secretaries to give Landon Lecture

    This fall’s first Landon Lecture will feature not just one but six people — a panel of former United States secretaries of agriculture. The event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21 at McCain Auditorium and will take the form of a question-and-answer session. Panelists

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 08, 2013

    JC man dead after shooting

    A Junction City man is dead after a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning in Junction City. The Junction City Police Department and deputies from the Geary County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at about 2:45 a.m. Saturday. Anthony Darnell Nixon, 37, Junction City

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 08, 2013

    47 stopped in DUI saturation patrol

    The Riley County Police Department had its last of a series of six DUI Saturation Patrols from Friday evening into the early morning hours Saturday. Four officers from the Riley County Police Department were assigned to the Saturation Patrol, which stopped 47 motorists. Of these, five

  • Local |Education | September 08, 2013

    MCS wins grade school contest at mall

    Staff reports Manhattan Catholic Schools placed first in Manhattan Town Center’s 2013 Grand for Grade Schools Contest. Every dollar spent at Manhattan Town Center in the month of August was worth one point to the elementary school of a customer’s choice. The top five

  • Local |Education | September 08, 2013

    Wamego teacher finalist for state teacher award

    Mary Lonker, a high school English language arts teacher at Wamego High School was named a Region 1 finalist for the 2014 Kansas Teacher of the Year award today. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state. The announcements were made

  • Obituaries | September 08, 2013

    Teresa Lynn Conde

    Teresa Lynn Conde, 54, of Manhattan died September 5 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Books | September 08, 2013

    Kansas man tells story of his father’s life in the Navy

    If you want to know what a war was really like, ask an enlisted man, not a general or admiral. In this case, we hear from Clyde resident, Russel F. Coash (1895-1959). He enlisted in the Navy on May 2, 1917, and was honorably discharged two years

  • Books | September 08, 2013

    The rough realities of rehab life

    Being in rehab is not always a pleasant experience. Even getting into the right rehabilitation clinic can be a struggle for those who suffer an addiction of any kind. After reading Anne M. Fletcher’s “Inside Rehab: The Surprising Truth About Addiction Treatment—And How

  • Books | September 08, 2013

    One teen’s adventure to digital ‘80s OASIS

    This is a fascinating story about what our future might hold. The year is 2044, and planets across the universe are populated. Earth, however, is in trouble. Our planet has succumbed to climate change, resources are limited and people’s only escape is through technology, which

  • Books | September 08, 2013

    Newly released fall books offer exciting adult fiction


    What’s new for this fall’s adult fiction book releases? A riveting story that revolves around a long-hidden Mayan codex of epic proportions.  A real puzzler of a missing person for series favorite Chief Inspector Gamache.  A woman long estranged from her

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