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  • Local |Business | June 18, 2013

    Home building figures soaring in Pottawatomie County

    The appraised value of real estate in Pottawatomie County increased by nearly $67 million in 2013, according to figures certified recently by the appraiser’s office. The total appraised property value for 2013 is $1,653,038,110, Lois Schlegel told county commissioners Monday. That compares to a total of $1,586,132,640 in 2012, an

  • Editorials | June 18, 2013

    NSA revelations anger, worry allies

    Other countries’ leaders are said to be stunned and outraged that the National Security Agency — the NSA — collects phone and email records on some of their citizens in its perpetual quest for anything having to do with terrorism. They shouldn’t be. Nor should they

  • General Activities | June 18, 2013

    17ers looking to break 3-game losing skid

    After losing three straight in Oklahoma City this past weekend, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers were in need of tonight’s game in Topeka. The 17ers will look to break their three-game skid against the Johnson County Hornets in a nine-inning game at

  • Local | June 18, 2013

    Local swim lesson part of attempt at world’s largest

    About two dozen people gathered at the K-State’s Ahearn Natatorium on Tuesday as part of a world-wide effort to break the Guinness world record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson. UFM Community Learning Center began hosting the event last year as part of its

  • Obituaries | June 18, 2013

    Nila Filby

    Nila Irene Bell Filby, 88, died on June 11 at Geary Community Hospital.

  • Obituaries | June 18, 2013

    Donald R. Carlson

    Donald R. Carlson, 63, of Manhattan died June 15 at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 18, 2013

    Sharon Kay Wells

    Sharon Kay Wells, 65, the wife of Riley County Commissioner Ron Wells, died early Sunday morning at the Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | June 18, 2013

    James McConnell

    James Robert “Bob” McConnell, 70, died on Sunday at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Golf | June 18, 2013

    Pyle is Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year

    IRVING, Texas — Kansas State senior women’s golfer Whitney Pyle has been selected as the 2012-13 Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year, the league office announced on Monday. The Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year awards began in 2000-01 to annually recognize student-athletes who displayed an extraordinary

  • Baseball | June 18, 2013

    King to sign deal with Mets

    After a wild ride that included the first league title in 80 years and the first trip to a Super Regional in school history, Kansas State outfielder Jared King will go pro. In a story on the K-State athletics website Monday, King said he intended to

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