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  • Local |Government, Politics | December 19, 2013

    EMS director discusses role in incidents

    Riley County Emergency Medical Services director Larry Couchman outlined the role of EMS in two incidents that occurred last week. Couchman told the county commission that members of his staff responded to a shooting incident at Quality Inn & Suites on Dec. 10 and several car

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 19, 2013

    Helicopter crash victims identified

    The Department of Defense has identified five Fort Riley soldiers killed in the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter in Afghanistan. The soldiers were members of the 1st Infantry Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade and went down in Now Bahar, Afghanistan Tuesday while there supporting

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 19, 2013

    MPO addresses issues with funding deadlines

    Paying the bills might be an issue for the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization in January. Bill Clark, secretary to the organization, asked the governing bodies to consider amending the board’s fiscal agreement to require that payments be made by local governments no later

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 19, 2013

    K-State architecture students earn top honors at annual design forum

    Five architecture students earned honors at Kansas State University’s 15th annual Bowman Design Forum. The Dec. 11 forum, sponsored by Manhattan architecture firm Bowman Bowman Novick Inc. and hosted by the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, brings internationally acclaimed architects to campus to discuss

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 19, 2013

    College of Ed honors undergrads for outstanding work with 7 future teacher awards

    Outstanding work as undergraduates or their potential as future teachers has earned seven new graduates awards from Kansas State University’s College of Education. The students received the awards at the college’s commencement ceremony Dec. 14 on the Manhattan campus. The awards presented included the

  • Obituaries | December 19, 2013


    Tony Allan Sump, 72, Randolph, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Aug. 1, 1941 in Manhattan, the son of Wesley Allan and Marie Kay (Nanninga) Sump. On Sept. 15, 1961 in Peach Grove, he

  • Obituaries | December 19, 2013


    Margaret I. Henderson, 81, Manhattan, died Thursday morning, Dec. 19, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on March 10, 1932. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Editorials | December 19, 2013

    Drones dangerous in the wrong hands

    Wouldn’t it be neat to have Amazon deliver an order right to your front door via drone? Sounds cool, and Jeff Bezos, CEO of the world’s largest Internet retailer, recently announced on national TV that Amazon has every intention of using drone technology

  • Obituaries | December 19, 2013


    Georgia Belle Ewing, 84, Manhattan, died Dec. 17, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Feb. 22, 1929, in Alpena, Ark., the daughter of Steve and Jennie B. (Davis) Fultz.  She graduated from high school at the

  • Letters | December 19, 2013

    Herspring needn’t worry—military will be funded

    To the Editor: The sky is falling! The sky is falling! At least Dale Herspring believes so. Time chose Pope Francis as Person of the Year. I nominate Mr. Herspring as Mr. Gullible of the Year. In his column of Dec. 15, he quotes numerous high

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