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  • Local |Education | July 23, 2013

    USD 383 to discuss mill levy

    The USD 383 school board will discuss its mill levy options for the first time during a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. USD 383 will need at least $804,795 in additional funds to pay for already approved staffing additions and make up

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | July 23, 2013

    Flat economic development funds seen

    The county’s contribution to the Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC) will remain the same for 2014, despite a request for an increase of almost $23,000. Bob Cole, PCEDC director, asked Pott County Commissioners Monday for an increase in their annual contribution from $180,000 to $202,863. The increase

  • Local |Business | July 23, 2013

    Schmidt: Shoe buyers receiving refunds

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Monday that more than 4,000 Kansas consumes who filed claims against Skechers USA Inc.-brand toning shoes will receive refund checks totaling more than $295,000 as the result of a legal settlement. The settlement resolved allegations that Skechers made unsupported

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 23, 2013

    Pott County to host open house of new jail in August

    An open house for the newly completed Pottawatomie County Justice Center at Westmoreland will be held Saturday, August 10. Pottawatomie County Commissioners settled on the open house date during their regular meeting Monday, after conferring with Tricia Fruendt of SMH Consultants, the county’s construction liaison.

  • Obituaries | July 23, 2013

    Raymond Andres

    Raymond Louis Andres, 89, of Manhattan died Monday, July 22. A full obituary and service information will follow. Services are under the direction of Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation, 1317 Poyntz Ave.

  • 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


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