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  • Six file campaign finance reports

    Four elected officials, a former candidate and a current candidate filed their campaign finance reports to meet the Jan. 10 deadline. Jolene Keck, Riley County elections supervisor, said these reports are for people with cash still in their accounts or new .

  • K-State student wins ‘dream job’ contest

    A Kansas State University student with a love for elephants will live a dream later this year. Rebecca Roeder won the opportunity to spend two weeks in Thailand as a wildlife volunteer providing direct care for Asian elephants. She said .

  • Indians set to host Junior Blues tonight

    After struggling to a 1-3 record out of the gate this season, the Washburn Rural girls’ basketball team has rebounded with back-to-back wins against Hayden and Seaman. The same Seaman team that delivered Manhattan its only loss of the season. .

  • ‘Selma’ offers powerful story, well presented Christopher.conner1

    Chronicling the events leading up to the Voting Rights Act of 1965, “Selma” centers on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s efforts to get federal legislation to end discriminatory voter rules and regulations across the South. David Oyelowo stars as Dr. Martin .

  • Let’s not dismiss cyber ‘prank’

    Given the attention focused on the hacking Monday of U.S. Central Command of military forces in the Middle East, Americans might wonder how much they ought to worry. In public, military spokesmen liken the attack on CentCom’s Twitter .

  • Beware of phony science in climate change debate

    To the Editor: Regarding the Jan 7 letter, “Actual science disproves claims of warming alarmists,” when you read a statement like that, you can be positive it’s not coming from a scientist or anyone who knows anything about the world .

  • Two men arrested in Ogden burglary

    Two men were arrested Tuesday in connection with the burglary of an Ogden laundromat. Riley County police arrested Douglas Lee Carson, 32, and Evan Dary Megaw, 36, both of Ogden, for the burglary of Ogden Coin Laundromat, 301 Eighth St., that resulted in $1,875 .

  • JOHN WILLIAM MACHIN III

    John William Machin III, 74, of Riley, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Jan. 6, 1941, in Wamego. He was the son of John William Machin, Jr. and Ruth Elizabeth (Burgess) .

  • Confident Craig making plays for Cats Craig.phatch

    Bri Craig just knew if she didn’t make the shot she was coming out of the game Sunday afternoon. The Kansas State junior fired up a deep 3-pointer with no hesitation on the catch to put the Wildcats up .

  • Foster still improving after his big week Fostercolor.phatch

    Bruce Weber hasn’t held back from saying Marcus Foster has been “magical” from 3-point range this season. But the Kansas State men’s basketball team also needed more from the face of its program, and that’s what led .

  • Couples say ‘I do’ to wedding services at bridal show

    Hundreds of soon-to-be brides — and some soon-to-be grooms — browsed wedding vendor booths Sunday afternoon at the Flint Hills Bridal Show. More than 50 vendors showcased everything couples might need for their weddings, including wedding dresses, table decorations, DJs, hotel accommodations, photographers, .

  • City to discuss airport operator building

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss options on Tuesday about dealing with general aviation expansion at the Manhattan Regional Airport. The joint work session with the Airport Advisory Board starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The purpose of the .





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