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  • General Activities | September 24, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    John Shelton recorded a hole-in-one on Thursday at Stagg Hill Golf Club. Shelton used a 6- iron on Hole No. 17 from 133 yardsout. It was witnessed by Don McReynolds, Jim Kralik and Bill Smith.

  • Local | September 23, 2013

    Water pressure takes a hit as line repair process hits a glitch

    A geyser of water sprayed out at the corner of Juliette Avenue and Houston Street Monday morning when a water valve blew apart. Brian Johnson, principal engineer for the city, said workers are cutting in Insta-Valves, which allow crews to put valves in “live” water

  • Arts, Leisure | September 23, 2013

    ‘Intergalactic Nemesis’ fans like latest show, want more

    Christopher.conner

    A year ago I took my son to see “The Intergalactic Nemesis: Target Earth”. He was impressed enough by the experience to ask if we could see the next one. When I saw that “Nemesis” was returning to McCain, including Book Two: Rise of the

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 23, 2013

    Floodplain on city agenda

    City commissioners will discuss increasing the building standards for new construction during their meeting Tuesday. The discussion flows from consideration of changes to the flood plain based on the findings of the recent FEMA floodplain mapping study. Current city regulations state new construction must adhere

  • Columns | September 23, 2013

    Seaton: an evening conversation

    Ned seaton

    Two quick stories that tell you a little about Manhattan: FIRST STORY: We had just wrapped up an edition of the paper one day last week when I saw a familiar face at the front counter. It was Abdu Durar, a guy I’ve known

  • Neighbors | September 23, 2013

    Exploring the depths of Kansas…and the world

    Neighbor.phatch

    Manhattan resident Radley Ramsey was scuba diving off the shores of Honduras when he and a group of fellow divers came across a turtle swimming through the water. “There were people taking pictures from underneath, and I’m hovering, and he came up and put

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 23, 2013

    County approves WIC grant contract

    The Riley County Commission Monday approved the 2013 women, infant and children’s local contract for the Riley County Health Department. Health Department director Brenda Nickel told commissioners the program is currently at 100 percent capacity, helping around 3,000 clients from all over the area. Nickel said it

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 23, 2013

    City commissioner honored with Good Government Award

    Karen McCulloh, two-term Riley County commissioner and second term city commissioner, is the recipient of the 2013 Edith L Stunkel Good Government Award, presented by the League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County. McCulloh’s has been involved in public service and civic leadership for

  • Obituaries | September 23, 2013

    Anna V. Larson

    Anna Larson, 100, of Prairie Village, formerly of Green and Clay Center, died Saturday at Brighton Gardens of Prairie Village.

  • Obituaries | September 23, 2013

    Harold Nibarger

    Harold Nibarger, 83, of Manhattan, died Sunday at the VA Hospice House in Wichita.


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