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  • Local |Government & Politics | July 13, 2014

    Where you can take firearms following new open carry law

    Despite the state’s new law reducing local government’s ability to regulate unconcealed carry, there are now fewer places you can openly carry firearms in Manhattan. The new law, which started July 1, prohibits local government from banning open carry on private property or outdoors

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 13, 2014

    Morgan looks to unseat Kobach for secretary of state

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    Scott Morgan wants the office of secretary of state to return to a “tradition of quiet competence,” almost a “non-partisan” role. He says that’s a far cry from what it has become under current Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. To Morgan, Kobach has

  • Arts & Leisure | July 13, 2014

    Volunteers count butterflies for national study

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    A team of volunteers began counting butterflies around Manhattan on Thursday morning for the 40th annual count by the North American Butterfly Association. “The purpose is to monitor butterfly populations in North America,” said John Row, a plant materials specialist for the U.S. Department

  • Off The Beat | July 13, 2014

    Reunions are fun… and funny

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    Our family has just returned from Iowa and Wisconsin, where we attended a couple of family reunions. I don’t know what your family does at reunions, but one of the things we do is tell funny stories, most of them only remotely related to

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 13, 2014

    Junction City man stable after being shot

    A Junction City man is in in stable condition after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting early Saturday morning. An unknown black male shot the victim, 25-year-old Isaac Johnson, as he was walking in the area of 51 Manor Circle in Junction City. Junction City

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2014

    LAVONNE PRICE-GREENE

    LaVonne Larson Price Greene, 101, of Manhattan, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 22, 1913, in Dows, Iowa, the daughter of Arthur and Florence Larson. She was a proud graduate

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2014

    CLARENCE E. ZARGER

    Clarence E. “Junior” Zarger, Jr., 71, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 25, 1943, to Clarence E. Zarger and Loretta B. (Cox) Zarger. Junior was a lifetime

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2014

    ALICE MAE KROHN

    Alice Mae Krohn, 88, of Blaine, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Heath Care in Topeka. Alice married Laurence Emil Krohn on Jan. 19, 1944. He died on March 26, 1995. Alice was a true farm wife and a CNA at the Westy Community Care Home. She is survived by her

  • July 13, 2014

    JAY T. SHAW

    Jay T. Shaw, 75, of Manhattan died Friday morning, July 11, 2014, at his residence in Manhattan following an extended illness. He was born on Oct. 25, 1938, in Canonsburg, Penn., and had been a Manhattan resident since 1971. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2014

    THOMAS HENRY DEKAT

    Thomas Henry Dekat, 88, of Saint George, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Wamego Health Center. Thom was born on Feb. 2, 1926, in Flush to the late Laura Mary (Winter) and Clemens Henry Dekat. He graduated from Flush High School. Tom was a farmer and carpenter as well


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