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  • Obituaries | September 17, 2013

    James Allan Johnson

    James Allan Johnson, 70, of Paris, Texas, died Sunday at Legend Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A celebration of his life is set for 11 a.m. Thursday at Oak Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Judi Brandt officiating.

  • Obituaries | September 17, 2013

    Charles Peterson

    Charles Peterson, 70, of Junction City, died Sunday at the Colmery O’Neil VA Medical Center in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | September 17, 2013

    Terry Miller

    Terry Miller, 66, of Manhattan, died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Food & Drink | September 17, 2013

    Grilled peaches, plums, pair well with sweet sauces


    As nectarines, peaches and plums are still around—and relatively sweet—until the end of September, it’s time to get while the gettin’ is good, as they say. There are several ways to prepare these stone fruits and melons. I love using peaches for

  • Editorials | September 17, 2013

    County Commission expedient to a fault

    OK, we get it. The Riley County Commission wants and will establish a public building commission. We just wish commissioners would be more accommodating of citizens. After the commissioners’ retreat earlier this month, for instance, they concluded that a public building commission was their only

  • Letters | September 17, 2013

    Generous citizens, sponsors boosted Kiwanis Peanut Day

    To the editor: Last Friday evening and Saturday morning, the Man-hattan Kiwanis Club held its 10th annual Kiwanis Peanut Day fundraiser at numerous sites throughout Manhattan. Our club members as well as members from the Manhattan High School Key Club and KSU Circle K branches

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 17, 2013

    Authorities check on offenders

    Local, state and federal authorities visited sex offenders last weekend for compliance checks. The Riley County Police Department participated in a joint effort to maintain accurate information of registered sex offenders in the Manhattan and Riley County area. More than 100 compliance verifications were conducted on

  • Letters | September 17, 2013

    Congress and ruling class take fine care of themselves

    To the Editor: I have never been more concerned about our country than I am today. Yes, Syria, our military budget cuts, our deficit, etc. are all on the list. But my biggest concern is our U.S. Congress.

  • Movies | September 17, 2013

    ‘Way, Way Back’ is a fair small-scale character movie


    “The Way, Way Back” is one of those “little” movies, character-heavy pictures, small-budget ones, that known actors sometimes get into in between bigger projects. Originally released in late July, it did good business and so has been brought to our twelve-plex. The movie stars Steve

  • Volleyball | September 17, 2013

    Brand named Big 12 Rookie of the Week

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    The Kansas State volleyball team’s Katie Brand was named Big 12 Rookie of the Week on Monday, becoming the first Wildcat to earn a weekly honor this season. The redshirt-freshman setter helped K-State pick up three wins in four matches last week, including a five-game

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