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Lifestyle

  • Arts, Leisure | August 22, 2013

    Back-to-school, Brew at the Zoo

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    You might have noticed longer lines while shopping, longer waits to get a table at restaurants and more traffic. You can also hear the cadence of the Pride of Wildcatland as band members run drills and learn the music and steps of pre-game and halftime.

  • Columns | August 22, 2013

    Why we report on suicides

    Of all the items that periodically cross an editor’s desk, easily the most contentious to deal with — and the ones I will be most happy to be shed of responsibility for when I turn this office over — are suicides. There’s nothing new in

  • Editorials | August 22, 2013

    Rezoning Thurston Street

    The City Commission’s brief debate and subsequent passage Tuesday of a proposed rezoning in the 1000 block of Thurston is interesting far beyond the case itself. Commissioners had been asked to rezone two lots in that block from two-family residential with traditional neighborhood overlay to

  • Letters | August 22, 2013

    World War II vets say they want auditorium preserved

    To The Editor: The WW II Veterans of Meadowlark Hills would like to go on record in support of renovating and modernizing Peace Memorial Auditorium, its stage and balcony— instead of using it for government offices.

  • Obituaries | August 22, 2013

    Kealan German

    Kealan Brodie German, 32, died August 11, in Wamego, where he was living with his family.

  • Obituaries | August 22, 2013

    Esther Riechers Thompson

    Esther Riechers Thompson, 87, died Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 22, 2013

    Monica Tadtman-Heidrick

    Monica Tadtman-Heidrick, age 89, of Manhattan, died Wednesday August 21, 2013 at the Stoneybrook Assisted Living Center in Manhattan. She was born on August 15, 1924.

  • Local |Education | August 22, 2013

    Board member apologizes for school’s condition

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    A USD 383 board member issued a public apology Wednesday to faculty members at College Hill Preschool for the condition of the facility. The apology, by board member Dave Colburn, came during the board’s review of a facility study by BG Consultants, which found that

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    Parker testifies at his own murder trial

    A Fort Riley soldier accused of murder took the stand in Riley County District Court Thursday, acknowledging he fired his M4 rifle toward a clubhouse but saying he did not know that one of the bullets killed Frederick Beverly, a 21-year-old National Guardsman, in the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    Schuster employee indicted

    The office manager for a Manhattan physician charged earlier this year with illegally prescribing pain medications has also been indicted by federal authorities. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced the indictment Wednesday of Sarah Harding-Huffine, 29. She is charged with one count of conspiracy to unlawfully


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