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  • Local | August 11, 2013

    Initial kids triathlon draws good crowd to City Park competition


    For once, kids being up and running around early Saturday morning was a good thing for both parents and children. Around 100 kids between the ages of 7 and 14 participated in the inaugural “Just Tri It” Youth Triathlon at City Park. Giovanna Sherwood stood by her daughter,

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | August 11, 2013

    Most tax bills likely to rise in 2014

    A typical residential property taxpayer will see their 2014 tax bill jump by more than $150 based on actions of the three largest local governing bodies here. The owner of a typical $180,000 home within the boundaries of the city, county and USD 383 can expect to pay about $2,712

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 11, 2013

    Horne jury can’t reach a verdict

    A mistrial was declared Friday in the trial of a Manhattan man accused of armed robbery. Jurors deliberated for more than seven hours before Judge John Bosch declared the mistrial around 10 p.m. in the case of Levertis Horne, 22, who is facing two counts of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 11, 2013

    House fire in Wamego being investigated as an arson

    Authorities are investigating an early morning fire in Wamego, in which a dog is being heralded as a hero for saving its owner, as an aggravated arson. The fire occurred before dawn Friday at 304 Poplar Street. Firefighters and law enforcement officers responded to find a

  • August 11, 2013

    Randy Lee Kidd

    Randy Lee Kidd, 57, of Junction City, died August 7, 2013 at his home.

  • Obituaries | August 11, 2013

    Lupe Molina Gutierrez

    Lupe Molina Gutierrez, 67, longtime Manhattan and Deming, New Mexico resident died July 30, 2013 in El Paso, Texas of natural causes.

  • Obituaries | August 11, 2013

    Phoebe Mae Blume

    Phoebe Mae Blume, 90, of Wamego, Kansas, died August 9, 2013, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center in Wamego.

  • Obituaries | August 11, 2013

    Ted L. Cunningham

    Ted Cunningham, 82, died August 8, 2013.

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 11, 2013

    Third-year K-State student spends week at Guadalajara Zoo in Mexico

    To most Americans, Guadalajara sounds like an exotic destination. For third-year student Sabra Ortega, it was an exotic destination - that is, it was a destination where she could work with exotic animals. Sabra spent a week in June at the Guadalajara Zoo in Jalisco,

  • Football | August 11, 2013

    Burton representing Manhattan High at K-State

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    Deante Burton thought Joe Schartz was a tough football coach at Manhattan High. Now he knows just how good he had it when he played for the Indians. As a freshman at Kansas State last season, the receiver was coached by Michael Smith, who is

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