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  • General Activities | June 27, 2014

    17ers split in Topeka

    Playing in the first day of the Washburn University Showcase, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers split a pair of pool-play games Thursday afternoon in Topeka at Washburn’s Falley Field. Manhattan lost to the KC Blaze 7-3 in their opener before taking a

  • Editorials | June 27, 2014

    Welcome, Country Stampeders

    Welcome, country music fans. We’re glad you’re here. Seriously. You’re part of what makes Manhattan a great place. It’s time again for Country Stampede, which started Thursday night at Tuttle Creek State Park. The big headliners, Luke Bryan and Eric Church,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business | June 27, 2014

    Appeals court rules in favor of Wilson

    A state appeals court Friday handed Kite’s Bar and Grill a victory in a case about the way minor-in-possession cases are handled. The case stemmed from a Riley County Police Department citation issued Dec. 18, 2010, to a 19-year-old woman for having a beer in Kite’

  • Local |Business | June 27, 2014

    City sales tax receipts up in June

    Manhattan is back on track with its sales tax revenue. After being behind $15,837 from the year-to-date budget in the May sales tax report, the June report shows the city is now $27,646 ahead of the budget. The June sales tax report reflects sales made in May.

  • Obituaries | June 27, 2014


    Travis Lee Lohmeyer, 40, of Alma died Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Travis was born Aug. 15, 1973, in Clay Center, the son of Randy and LaBerta Cairns Lohmeyer. He married Lisa Turk on Jan. 7, 1995, in Greenleaf. Travis worked for over ten years as a carrier for Fed-Ex, driving mostly in

  • Obituaries | June 27, 2014


    Lucille Achenbach, 93, of St. George died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Nov. 1, 1919, in Beloit, the daughter of Jay and Ina (Leckard) Gould. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616

  • Obituaries | June 27, 2014


    Elaine Elizabeth Blanton, 86, of Alma died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Stormont -Vail Heath Care in Topeka. Elaine was born Oct. 31, 1927, in Dwight, the daughter of Cephus Gail, Sr. and Lottie Mae Weston Blythe. She married Samuel “Leslie” Blanton, Jr. on July 14, 1946, in Dwight.  He preceded

  • Obituaries | June 27, 2014


    Mary Diane Tucker, 60, of Salina died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Rossville Healthcare Rehabilitation Center in Rossville. The family provided some of the following information. Mary was born Nov. 25, 1953, in Westmoreland, the daughter of Elmer and Phyllis (Jenkins) Brazzle. She grew up in Wamego, graduating from

  • Obituaries | June 27, 2014


    Idabelle Moore Meade, 89, of Madison, Ind., formerly of Alta Vista, died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover, Ind. The family provided some of the following information. Idabelle entered this life on Nov. 23, 1924, in Madison County, Ind. She was the loving daughter of

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 26, 2014

    Study: If Army experiences cuts, Fort Riley could lose 16,000 jobs

    The Fort Riley area would suffer a tremendous socioeconomic blow if the Army installation experienced significant soldier and civilian position cuts. That’s the finding of an Army report released Thursday that analyzes the environmental and socioeconomic impact a loss of 16,000 positions at Fort Riley

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