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  • Court Calendar | January 05, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, January 6, 2014 9:00   Horne, Levertis   Motion’s Hrg (12 CR 680 Agg. Robbery, etc)  BKD&KSL; I 9:00 –  BKD 9:00   Adams, Jesse   SENTENCING (13 CR 599 CDP)  JJC   III 9:00   Bates, Christopher   Arraignment (13 CR 568 Rape x 3, etc)  BRW   III 9:00   Brumback,

  • Local | January 05, 2014

    Manhattanites flock to Tuttle Creek ‘Eagle Day’

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    Perhaps the area’s bald eagles became a little camera shy for a hopeful audience late Saturday morning. Two busloads of potential eagle viewers, closely followed by a caravan of cars, drove along the roads of Tuttle Creek Park as a part of the 26th

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 05, 2014

    Horne readies for new trial

    A Manhattan man is preparing for another trial in an aggravated robbery case after his initial trial resulted in a hung jury. Levertis Horne, 22, appeared in Riley County District Court for a pre-trial hearing on Friday. Horne is facing two counts of aggravated robbery, two

  • Local |Business |Obituaries | January 05, 2014

    Sign business entrepreneur Thomas dies

    Blaine Thomas, a prominent local businessman, died Friday in his home at age 90. Thomas owned Thomas Sign Service, a billboard business, at 1515 Fair Lane. He began operation in 1941. Thomas became a bit of civic activist throughout the years, continually bickering with city government on behalf

  • Local |Education | January 05, 2014

    District educators given primer on new technology

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    Before teachers can resume instructing their students, they had to go back to school. A total of 80 sessions, each ranging in size from 35 to 80 teachers, took place Friday for USD 383’s Little Apple Tech Fest – a full day of professional development for district instructors. Teachers

  • Local |Business | January 05, 2014

    Bookstore welcomes new cat

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    Several months after the death of Cleo—The Dusty Bookshelf’s longtime feline resident—the store has welcomed a new addition. Oliver, a young, black-and-white tuxedo cat, has moved up in the world from under the Varsity Donut food truck in an Aggieville alley to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 05, 2014

    Driver arressted in fatal crash

    A Leonardville man involved in the October accident that killed a Blue Valley High senior was arrested Friday for involuntary manslaughter. Garrett Smith Olson, 20, was arrested by the Riley County Police Department for involuntary manslaughter and failure to stop at an injury accident. Olson was

  • Food & Drink | January 05, 2014

    Engineer follows his tastebuds to restaurant business


    Dave Bollman has always enjoyed cooking and looked at it as no more than a hobby for much of his life. Recently, his hobby became a little more serious. Then again, when Bollman bought restaurant-grade cooking equipment for his home kitchen a few years ago,

  • Men's Basketball | January 05, 2014

    Cats upset Cowboys again, 74-71

    Once again, the Kansas State men’s basketball team was challenged with a situation that could have made it crumble. And again, the Wildcat prevailed. (Kansas State freshman Marcus Foster shoots over Oklahoma State’s Brian Williams on Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum. Foster finished

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | January 05, 2014

    Kinder: Young Cats throw wrench into Big 12 race

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    The two-horse race we thought would be the Big 12 this season might have just added a third entry to the field. It’s early still, but Kansas State did its part Saturday to shake things up by edging sixth-ranked Oklahoma State and defending Big 12 Player

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