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  • General Activities | July 23, 2013

    Manhattan routs Atchison in Zone opener

    In a season filled with games against select teams that recruit their areas best talent, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers are back to strictly playing legion ball. The early returns are encouraging. Manhattan won its zone opener easily, defeating Atchison 19-9 in a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 23, 2013

    Accused murderer bound over for trial

    Michael Dechant, 19, the Ogden man accused of killing his former girlfriend’s 6-month-old baby, was bound over for trial in Riley County District Court Tuesday morning. Magistrate Judge William Malcolm determined there was probable cause in the case against Dechant, who is accused of killing

  • Football | July 23, 2013

    Wildcats have holes to fill on defense

    Snyder.phatch

    DALLAS — Though finding a starting quarterback to replace Collin Klein was easily the hot topic for Kansas State at Big 12 Media Days on Monday, perhaps the bigger questions facing the Wildcats this season fall on the defensive side of the ball. K-State, picked to finish

  • Football | July 23, 2013

    Commish Bowlsby puts NCAA on notice

    Bowlsby.phatch

    DALLAS — Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby did not endorse secession from the NCAA on Monday. That major move would come later, if things don’t change. The second-year leader of the Big 12 was firm Monday morning as he opened the league’s media days with a

  • Court Calendar | July 23, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, July 22, 2013 9:00 – NO APPEARANCES 10:30 - BKD 10:30 Andrews, Tevin Status (12 CR 699 Poss MJ & DP) BRW I 10:30 Bannister, Eddie Status (13 CR 321 Dom Batt, CP, etc) JJC I 10:30 Fegan, Cody SENTENCING (13 CR 238 Agg. Battery) BKD I 10:30 Fegan, Cody SENTENCING (13 CR 293 Criminal Threat) BKD I 10:30 Jackson, Richard Status (12

  • Football | July 22, 2013

    Big 12 unveils new logo

    Big12logo2

    DALLAS — The Big 12 provided a sneak peek at a new logo on Monday during its annual media days that it plans to begin using this time next year. It doesn’t vary greatly from the current logo, as it still uses Roman numerals, but perhaps

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 22, 2013

    Commissioners to ban concealed carry on the job

    The Riley County Commission approved a draft personnel amendment Monday prohibiting most employees from carrying concealed weapons during working hours. County Counselor Clancy Holeman brought the draft legislation to the board after department heads brought up concerns about employees carrying concealed weapons off the property.

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 22, 2013

    Hispanics in SW Kansas

    A Kansas State University researcher is examining why Hispanic immigration has become more common in rural areas and how Hispanic immigrants have adapted in these places, particularly southwest Kansas. Matthew Sanderson, associate professor of sociology who studies international migration, is completing a study on Hispanic

  • Neighbors | July 22, 2013

    One 4Her, plenty of entries

    Neighbor

    For Lexy Wilson, being in 4H is more like a family tradition. “My mom was involved in 4H before me or my brother was even born,” Wilson said. As a result, Lexy has grown up inside 4H. She officially joined 4H at 7, the minimum age.

  • Editorials | July 22, 2013

    County-city approach welcome

    Although Riley County and the City of Manhattan have different space needs, it was good to see representatives of the two governments Thursday kicking around potential solutions to their respective problems. Among the center points of their discussion was possible collaboration on a new courthouse


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