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  • Local |Government, Politics | June 26, 2013

    City debates CVB’s role

    City commissioners on Tuesday took a hard look at the contract with the Chamber of Commerce governing what the Convention and Visitors Bureau can use the Transient Bed Tax revenues for. Commissioner Wynn Butler said the decision to give $25,000 to the Fieldhouse Project group was

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2013

    Margaret Sexton

    Margaret Caroline Sexton, 82, of Blaine and formerly of Independence, Mo., died Tuesday at Onaga Community Hospital in Onaga.

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2013

    Mark Vacca

    Mark Francis Vacca, 56, of Manhattan died May 20 in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2013

    Faye Havenstein

    Faye Marie Havenstein, 81, of Manhattan died Sunday at the Meadowlark Hills-Bramlage House in Manhattan.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 26, 2013

    Update on report of shots fired

    Though Riley County officers investigated reports of shots fired in the 500 block of Stonemont Drive late Tuesday morning, officials said no report was filed on the matter. Officer Matthew Droge said Wednesday that officers did not find evidence that a crime had been committed following

  • Local | June 26, 2013

    Wheat harvest here to begin as soon as Thursday


    Some Kansas farmers have already begun to harvest their wheat, but farmers in the Manhattan area are planning to start as early as Thursday, said K-State agriculture extension agent Greg McClure. McClure said harvest is beginning about a week later than what is normal for

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 26, 2013

    Semi-truck, trailer damaged in fire

    A semi-truck and trailer were heavily damaged Tuesday evening in a blaze that apparently started in a refrigeration unit on the trailer. Firefighters responded to Fifth Street and El Paso Lane, near Fort Riley Boulevard, at approximately 6 p.m. for reports that the semi and

  • Baseball | June 26, 2013

    Tough offseason for Wildcats

    When Kansas State was upset in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, it was only the beginning of what has been a whirlwind offseason. While some coaches might be digging out the golf clubs or taking a vacation, K-State coach Bruce Weber has had

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 25, 2013

    Army to cut 1 brigade at Fort Riley

    TOPEKA (AP) — The Army said Tuesday that it would eliminate one infantry brigade at Fort Riley as the military reduces its overall number of soldiers by September 2017. Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said the 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Infantry Division will

  • I Wonder | June 25, 2013

    Is Kansas losing people to other states?


    Q: I heard Sam Brownback on TV the other day claiming that Kansas is losing population to Texas and Colorado. He contends that it’s because of the tax structure in Kansas. Is that true?

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