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  • Obituaries | July 23, 2014

    ROD BOWEN

    Rodney Mason Bowen, 76, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Rod was born March 12, 1938, in Seminole, Okla., the son of Jasper V. and Golden A. (Marvel) Bowen.  He had been a Manhattan

  • Football | July 23, 2014

    Snyder reflects on his coaching career

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    DALLAS — Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder is the oldest coach in the Big 12 Conference and it’s not close. While 74 is hardly “as old as time” as he described himself, he is the oldest active coach in Division-I football. Snyder, 74, drew chuckles from

  • Football | July 23, 2014

    Waters more confident than ever at QB

    DALLAS — Almost a year ago, Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters thought he was ready. Summer workouts and fall camp came and went, and the transfer from Iowa Western won the starting job at K-State despite never having played a down for the Wildcats. He prepared

  • Football | July 23, 2014

    Stoops hopeful to see Green-Beckham this year

    DALLAS — Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops scooped up one of the most athletic transfers available over the offseason in Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, and said he hopes the NCAA will grant him a waiver to play right away. “There’s an appeal being processed,” Stoops

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 22, 2014

    Intergenerational bonding at K-State’s Grandparents U

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    Children and their grandparents bridged the generation gap this week as the kids experienced college for the first time, while their elders went back to school. From Sunday through today, 31 people attended Grandparents University, an event for Kansas State University alumni and their grandchildren ages 8

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | July 22, 2014

    Commission discusses potential water issue

    Pottawatomie County commissioners would like to preempt a possible delay in home construction in the southwest portion of the county that could occur due to lack of water availability. With new residential subdivisions scheduled to open in the near future, commissioners said Monday they want

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 22, 2014

    Man accused of kidnapping fires attorney

    A man accused of theft and kidnapping crimes fired his court-appointed attorney Monday. Jerred Snyder, 30, appeared in Riley County District Court, asking Judge John Bosch to grant a motion to terminate his defense attorney, Larry McRell, from his two cases. In one case, Snyder faces

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 22, 2014

    Manhattan house fire causes nearly $200,000 in damage

    A fire caused nearly $200,000 in damage to a house in Manhattan on Monday afternoon. The Manhattan Fire Department was alerted at 12:17 p.m. to a fire at 2400 Buttonwood Drive. Officials found the single-story residential structure with heavy smoke and fire showing from the rear area

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 22, 2014

    House fire causes $35,000 in damage

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    Manhattan Fire Department crews responded to a house fire at 831 Colorado St. at 11:24 p.m. Monday. When firefighters arrived, they found a single-story house with smoke and fire showing from the structure’s rear area, according to a news release. The department responded with six

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | July 22, 2014

    Woman says son ‘harassed’ by police

    A Memphis woman said she went to the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board meeting Monday seeking justice for her son, a Manhattan man who was shot in May. Sophia Starks spoke of her son Dareen Starks, 23, before law board members and police administrators, alleging


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