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  • Local |Education | September 17, 2013

    Board to discuss state association positions

    The USD 383 school board will spend most of its time discussing Kansas Association of School Boards issues during its meeting Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The meeting starts with a 5:45 p.m. work session about the KASB preliminary legislative positions. The board will select

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 17, 2013

    RCPD officer’s dismissal upheld

    A judge has upheld the 2010 dismissal of a Riley County Police Department officer who was involved in a car chase here. Judge William B. Elliott issued the order on Friday, finding for the department and the Riley County Law Board in an appeal filed by

  • Obituaries | September 17, 2013

    Mark Allen

    Mark L. Allen, 55, Wakefield, died Sunday, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Xavier Catholic Church with the Rev. Kerry Ninemire officiating. Burial will follow the service at St. Mary’s

  • Obituaries | September 17, 2013

    Lila A. Wrigley

    Lila Alene Wrigley, 87, of Manhattan, died Monday, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | September 17, 2013

    James Allan Johnson

    James Allan Johnson, 70, of Paris, Texas, died Sunday at Legend Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A celebration of his life is set for 11 a.m. Thursday at Oak Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Judi Brandt officiating.

  • Obituaries | September 17, 2013

    Charles Peterson

    Charles Peterson, 70, of Junction City, died Sunday at the Colmery O’Neil VA Medical Center in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | September 17, 2013

    Terry Miller

    Terry Miller, 66, of Manhattan, died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Food & Drink | September 17, 2013

    Grilled peaches, plums, pair well with sweet sauces


    As nectarines, peaches and plums are still around—and relatively sweet—until the end of September, it’s time to get while the gettin’ is good, as they say. There are several ways to prepare these stone fruits and melons. I love using peaches for

  • Editorials | September 17, 2013

    County Commission expedient to a fault

    OK, we get it. The Riley County Commission wants and will establish a public building commission. We just wish commissioners would be more accommodating of citizens. After the commissioners’ retreat earlier this month, for instance, they concluded that a public building commission was their only

  • Letters | September 17, 2013

    Generous citizens, sponsors boosted Kiwanis Peanut Day

    To the editor: Last Friday evening and Saturday morning, the Man-hattan Kiwanis Club held its 10th annual Kiwanis Peanut Day fundraiser at numerous sites throughout Manhattan. Our club members as well as members from the Manhattan High School Key Club and KSU Circle K branches

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