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  • Columns | August 24, 2014

    Motives aside, Clinton was right about Obama

    Hillary Clinton’s recent criticism of President Barack Obama did not come out of the blue. From various books and articles on the evolution of Obama’s foreign policy, it is clear that Clinton, along with Robert Gates, Leon Panetta and Gen. David Petraeus, constantly

  • Obituaries | August 24, 2014


    Donald H. Varga, 65, of Ogden, died Aug. 19, 2014, at his home. A memorial service will be at a later date at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley. Arrangements are being handled by Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel, Junction City.

  • Obituaries | August 24, 2014


    Charles L. Lindenman Jr., 96, of Manhattan, died Aug. 7, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 18, 1917, in Hill City,  the son of Charles L. and Lura (Moore) Lindenman Sr.  He attended schools in the Hill City area and graduated

  • Obituaries | August 24, 2014


    Olive Maurine Wille, 94, of Wamego, passed away Aug. 23, 2014, at her residence in Vintage Park of Wamego. She was born Sept. 22, 1919, in Crawfordsville, Iowa, the daughter of James and Maude (McKee) Martin. Her family moved to Eskridge in 1929, where she graduated from high school in 1936. Olive

  • Court Calendar | August 23, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, August 25, 2014 9:00 – JWG 9:00 Artis, Michael Status (14 CR 329 DUI, Battery, TOC) BKD III 9:00 Blakley, Kelsey Status (14 TR 1065 DUI [1st], Fail to Yield) JWG III 9:00 Branam, Demarco Pro Rev Dispo (13 CR 533 Crim Use Fin Card) JJC III 9:00 Branam, Demarco SENTENCING (14 CR 212 Interference w/ LEO, etc) BKD III 9:00

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 22, 2014

    Bates found guilty of indecent liberties

    Christopher Bates was found guilty of one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child on Thursday in Riley County District Court. After four-and-a-half hours of deliberation, the jury returned that verdict and a not-guilty verdict to another count of the same charge. Jurors reported

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 22, 2014

    KSU teaches new students the ropes in final session before classes


    Kansas State University has placed more of an emphasis this year on making incoming freshmen more comfortable as they begin a new chapter in their lives. On Friday morning, the last group of incoming freshmen and new students went to orientation and enrollment. It was

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 22, 2014

    KSU under investigation for sexual assault complaint

    Kansas State University communications confirmed that the school is under investigation for a complaint about the way a sexual assault was handled. The university and 76 other colleges, including the University of Kansas, are being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 22, 2014

    Pinkall wins Emmy for role in Sochi Games

    Bryan Pinkall can add an Emmy to his list of accomplishments. Pinkall, assistant professor of music at K-State, served as manager of performance operations and direction for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony. He was part of the team that earned a Primetime Emmy

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 22, 2014

    Huelskamp says fort fills ‘unique’ role in military


    Rep. Tim Huelskamp made several stops in the Manhattan area on Thursday to gather information on Fort Riley’s missions ahead of a possible decision on troop reductions. An Army report released in June indicated that Fort Riley could face cuts of up to 16,000 employees

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