Thursday, August 27, 2015


  • Tennis | October 16, 2013

    KSU to compete in ITA Central Regional

    Following a two-week hiatus, the Kansas State tennis team will resume its fall schedule on Thursday at the ITA Central Region Championships in Norman, Oklahoma, at the Headington Family Tennis Center. K-State will be represented in the qualifying round of singles on Thursday by freshmen

  • October 15, 2013

    Commission approves design contract amendment

    City commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved an amendment to the design contract to look at the cost of renovating Peace Memorial auditorium as well as consider alternatives for adding Parks and Recreations offices at City Hall. In a separate discussion, they directed Parks and Rec officials

  • Local |Business | October 15, 2013

    13 evacuated from low-income housing building


    Mold problems in a Manhattan Housing Authority apartment building have forced some residents to be temporarily relocated. The structure is the Apartment Towers at 300 N. Fifth Street, which is administered by the MHA as low-income housing. The building, completed in 1974, was strictly for the elderly

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 15, 2013

    Officials make plan for disease outbreak

    Detection of a foreign animal disease in the area would create a logistical challenge for emergency personnel, Pottawatomie County officials learned last week. Participating in a simulated foreign animal disease (FAD) drill Wednesday and Thursday, October 9-10, emergency officials went through the motions of dealing

  • Columns | October 15, 2013

    An evening conversation: Still life

    Ned seaton

    Government shutdown got you down? Debt limit politics raising your blood pressure? I’ve got a suggestion: Head to Bishop Stadium at CiCo Park and catch a ballgame. It’s like walking into a Norman Rockwell painting. You’ll feel better. I’ve been to

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 15, 2013

    Architecture students earn honors for projects

    Outstanding studio work and a design-build project at a Girl Scout camp near Topeka have earned several Kansas State University architecture students honors from the American Institute of Architects Kansas, or AIA Kansas. The awards were presented at the AIA Kansas Conference, Sept. 11-14, in

  • Obituaries | October 15, 2013


    Dorothy Jean Johnson, 78, of Riley, died Saturday at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on Feb. 1, 1935, on the family farm east of Riley. She was the daughter of Oren and Grace (Jahnke) Morris. Dorothy drove a school bus for the Riley County School District.

  • Obituaries | October 15, 2013


    General “GB” Johnson, 65, of Wakefield, died Saturday at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Jan. 3, 1948 in Cartersville, Ga., the son of Raymond Bill and Myrtle Ruth (Darley) Johnson. GB owned and operated Johnson’s Portable Toilet Service.

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 15, 2013

    Mideast historian to speak

    One of the nation’s best known historians of Islam and Middle East history and politics will deliver the biennial Fred Parrish Lecture and Colloquium in Religious History, sponsored by the history department at Kansas State University. Juan R. Cole will present “Egypt’s Rebellion

  • Local |Traffic | October 15, 2013

    Highway 24 wreck injures 3

    WAMEGO – Three persons were injured last Friday night in a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of Salzer Rd and US Highway 24, about one mile west of Wamego. Transported by ambulance to Wamego Health Center were Rita Malin, Jack Malin and Rechelle Malin, passengers in a 2014

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