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  • General Activities | August 06, 2013

    Catlin, Jensen win Little Apple Open

    Cody Catlin and Cory Jensen shot 189 in three days to win the Little Apple Open Aug. 2-4. Players competed at the Manhattan Country Club, Stagg Hill Golf Club and Colbert Hills. Catlin and Jensen took the championship flight by two strokes, while Ken Goff and

  • Movies | August 05, 2013

    Recipe for ‘Two Guns’ should have included more sense

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    The new film “Two Guns” seems to have been made up like a stir-fry. Take the recognizable personalities of stars Denzel Washington and Marky Mark Wahlberg, lots of wild crime action scenes, a pinch of sex, a big bunch of gaudy patter, and half a

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 05, 2013

    K-State to go pink in Secret licensing deal

    K-State will join an elite group of universities Tuesday when a collection of Victoria’s Secret clothing bearing the Wildcat logo hits stores. The K-State merchandise will be part of the company’s PINK Collegiate Collection. Launched in 2008, the collection is designed for college-aged women

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 05, 2013

    Final OK for 2014 budget

    City commissioners plan to hold a public hearing at 7 pm on Tuesday for the final 2014 city budget. At the same meeting, they’ll also the proposed redesign of the interchange at Seth Child Road and Fort Riley Boulevard. City manager Ron Fehr said the proposed

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 05, 2013

    Vehicle break-ins on the rise

    Riley County Police Department Capt. Kurt Moldrup reported Monday that the department was seeing an increase in vehicle burglaries. Moldrup took time during the Riley County Commission meeting to remind the public that many vehicle burglaries can be prevented with one key step. “Lock up

  • Neighbors | August 05, 2013

    Help is on its way: Woman enjoys challenge of dispatch job

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    A person who enjoys problem solving, Anna Sharp, 21, gets to do it every day for her job, but not in the way she expected. Sharp, who lives in Riley, is a dispatcher for the Riley County Police Department. Sharp, who has worked there since March

  • Editorials | August 05, 2013

    Summer about to yield to school year

    One needn’t be a rocket scientist, or even an aspiring one, to know that the school year is at hand. The evidence is everywhere. Most conspicuous are the throngs in the aisles of school supplies in the big box stores. Armed with lists that

  • Obituaries | August 05, 2013

    Betty Ukena

    Betty Ukena, age 85, of Manhattan, died Saturday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Oct. 26, 1927.

  • Obituaries | August 05, 2013

    Barbara Pretzer

    Barbara “Barb” Pretzer, 68, of Manhattan died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 05, 2013

    Teresa Larson

    Teresa Jeanne Larson, 53, of Potomac, Maryland, died Sunday from cancer.


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