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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 20, 2013

    Witnesses take stand in Parker murder trial

    An Aggieville altercation preceded the fatal shooting of a member of a motorcycle gang here on New Year’s Day 2012, witnesses said Tuesday. Two witnesses in the trial of Daniel Parker, 26, of Junction City, testified about the altercation in the hours preceding the shooting of

  • Local |Education | August 20, 2013

    MHS battles bat problem

    The students returned to classes last week, but the bats that took up residence at Manhattan High West Campus over the summer have been reluctant to leave. They can’t coexist in the classrooms, which is why students haven’t been allowed in the south

  • Local |Traffic |Government, Politics | August 20, 2013

    Board nixes study of traffic cameras

    The law board on Monday voted not to study the use of cameras for traffic enforcement in Riley County. The motion to dismiss the study passed 5 - 1, with Commissioner Wynn Butler opposed. Butler was the main proponent of the study because he wanted to know

  • Local |Education | August 20, 2013

    School board to finalize budget

    The USD 383 school board will vote to finalize the 2013-14 budget during its meeting at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. A public hearing on the budget will be held prior to the meeting at 6:20 p.m. The budget being considered contains a 52.464

  • Obituaries | August 20, 2013

    Henrietta Matzke

    Henrietta Loreen Matzke, 89, of Blaine died Saturday at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. She was a life-long resident of the area.

  • Obituaries | August 20, 2013

    Alexander Shelton

    Alexander Shelton, 26, of Wamego died on Saturday in Wamego.

  • Local |Business | August 20, 2013

    Pottawatomie County property sales continue to rise

    Property sales in Pottawatomie County continue to soar. “It’s just unbelievable,” Lois Schlegel, county appraiser, told Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday. There were 99 property sales last month––nearly double the number of sales (56) in July of 2012. “I looked back and the last time we had 99

  • Letters | August 20, 2013

    Our congressman sounds like he’s awfully afraid

    To the Editor: Like you, and everyone else in Kansas’ First District, I recently received in the mail Representative Huelskamp’s “mid-year update from our nation’s capital.” His opening letter was well-written, and provided a nice summary of events in which he participated on

  • Editorials | August 20, 2013

    Pooling assets from KSU

    It struck us this weekend in City Park that two terrific Manhattan assets really ought to be paired together: K-State students and City Pool. The pool is closed. As you probably know, its season ended more than a week ago, on Aug. 11. This is absurd.

  • Letters | August 20, 2013

    Preserve Peace Memorial Auditorium

    To the Editor: Over the past few weeks I have been following the ongoing debate about Manhattan’s Memorial Auditorium at City Hall. While I no longer live in Manhattan, my family has had roots there since the Civil War and I still consider it


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