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  • Obituaries | July 29, 2014

    MORRIS DOZIER SR.

    Morris Dozier, Sr., 92, of Junction City, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Morris was born Nov. 30, 1921, in Leslie, Ga., the son of the late Charlie and Minnie (Frazier) Dozier.  Morris attended schools and graduated from Staley High School, Americus, Ga.&

  • Local |Business | July 28, 2014

    County honors long-time treasurer

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    Riley County commissioners honored retiring county treasurer Eileen King Monday morning by presenting her with a plaque honoring her 30 years of service in the public sector. King, who announced her retirement in June, will be replaced by Shilo Heger, who was selected as the successor

  • Neighbors | July 28, 2014

    Pizza expert says he won’t give up title in retirement

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    Even in retirement, Tom Lehmann isn’t about to relinquish his title of “The Dough Doctor.” After about 50 years, the 70-year-old Manhattan-area resident is stepping down from his bakery assistance director position at Manhattan-based AIB International, where he became known worldwide as an expert on

  • Local |Business | July 28, 2014

    Organizers plan 2nd Everybody Counts

    The second Everybody Counts event for people and families in need will happen Saturday. Organizers are describing the event as a community celebration with a cookout and children’s activities, including a bouncy house. But it also serves as a way to quantify people in

  • Local |Traffic | July 28, 2014

    Bevy of road projects could affect traffic

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    Two street construction projects should be completed Friday as crews begin work on a slate of new projects. Construction at the 17th Street and Laramie Street intersection, and work on Poyntz Avenue and U.S. Highway 24 outside the entrance to Manhattan Town Center are expected

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 28, 2014

    Attorneys seek to dismiss charges in JC murder case

    JUNCTION CITY — An arraignment hearing for a Kansas City man facing murder charges in both Geary and Riley counties was continued on Monday when his attorney indicated they’re seeking to have an aggravated robbery charge dismissed in the Geary County case. Anthony Nichols, 34, appeared

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 28, 2014

    Judge assigns new defender in kidnapping, robbery trial

    Riley County District Judge John Bosch on Monday assigned a new attorney to defend Jerred Snyder, the Manhattan man accused of kidnapping and robbing a man in one case and pawning stolen items in another. Bosch appointed Jillian Waesche to represent Snyder, 30, moving forward. Snyder

  • Editorials | July 28, 2014

    Closing in on an overhaul of the VA?

    Although tentative agreements in Washington, D.C., often don’t amount to much, there’s reason for optimism that one worked out over the weekend between key House and Senate leaders might hold up. Perhaps the primary reason is that this deal is intended to

  • Columns | July 28, 2014

    Israel must end Gaza blockade

    As of this morning, the Israeli bombardment and invasion of Gaza have killed an more than 1,000 Palestinians, wounded more than 4,000 and dislocated at least 100,000 residents fleeing Israeli troops and bombs. The Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice condemns Israel’s onslaught, and we call for

  • Manhattan High School | July 28, 2014

    Mall resigns as MHS softball coach

    After 14 years in the program and 10 years as head coach, Scott Mall has resigned as head coach of the Manhattan High softball team. Mall decided to step down in order to give another coach the chance to guide the team. He will remain as head


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