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  • TERRY KEITH

    A celebration gathering for Terry Keith will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 at the American Legion, 114 McCall Road in Manhattan. Terry died on Dec. 23, 2014, in Kansas City, Missouri. The Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home is assisting the family with .

  • Officials seeking public comment on HUD grant

    Do you own property in the Wildcat Creek high-risk flood zone? Or rent somewhere in that area, perhaps? If so, officials from Manhattan and the state’s Water Resources Board want to talk with you. Soon. In fact, they really .

  • Riley County school board picks interim superintendent

    The Riley County school board offered Nancy Meyer the position of interim superintendent at a special meeting Monday night. If Meyer agrees to the contract, she will begin her duties in April. Meyer retired as superintendent of Holton USD 336 at .

  • Lower bond denied for man facing 24 charges

    A judge denied a $65,000 bond reduction on Tuesday for a Manhattan man who faces two dozen charges in connection with a series of burglaries. Jeremy Spaur, 30, represented by counsel Larry McCrell via live video stream from the Riley County Jail, .

  • Tallgrass dumps thousands of cans after test run

    Tallgrass Brewing Company made thousands of cans of beer last week that no one will get a chance to experience. Spencer Tomb, a retired Kansas State University biology professor, said he saw the cans at the Riley County Transfer Station .

  • Hearing set for man accused of killing unborn child

    A Riley County judge on Tuesday set the preliminary hearing for a man accused of killing an unborn child in a vehicle collision last May. Ryan Routson, 33, 1637 Osage St., faces charges of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence; battery; .

  • Soldier wants new trial based on writing analysis

    State prosecutors believe a handwriting analysis on a letter makes their case stronger against a Fort Riley soldier seeking a new trial after he was convicted of aggravated indecent liberties with a child last year. But Christopher Bates, represented by .

  • Spring brings threat of severe weather

    Not long ago many of us wondered if it would ever warm up. Then we were blessed with a string of beautiful days, including Monday’s windy warmth. And now we’re back to about where we ought to be. .

  • Example of double waste seen at transfer station

    To the Editor: A trip to the Riley County Transfer Station is not usually a memorable event. My trip to properly dispose of some no-longer-useful things was a disappointment. It was not because of the facility or the public works .

  • Unsolicited pregnancy comments unwelcome, rude

    I am writing this to inform the general public that pregnancy is not an invitation to public comment. I believe the majority of folks know this, however, a small minority have made it so that I feel compelled to educate .

  • MARJORIE L. MILLER

    Marjorie L. Miller, 94, Oakley, formerly of Minneapolis, died Sunday, March 15, 2015, at the Logan County Manor, Oakley. She was born Sept. 5, 1920, on the Zuker homestead to Erl M. and Frances I. (Clark) Zuker. Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband .

  • DOROTHY WHITSON

    Dorothy Edith Whitson, 73, of Manhattan, died Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born July 29, 1941, in Santa Barbara, California. She was the daughter of Harold O. and Barbara .





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