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  • Local | August 02, 2013

    Wedding of 2 K-State alums to be largest ever for area


    The largest wedding reception in Manahttan’s history will go down on Saturday at the K-State Alumni Center with as many as 1,040 people attending the wedding and reception. When Manhattan residents Chelsea Spencer and Dylan Evans decided to tie the knot, they knew it was

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 02, 2013

    K-State termite researchers deal with an infestation

    It’s not unusual to see bugs crawling around Waters Hall at Kansas State University. In fact, since the entomology department is housed there, termites are a common sight. But that’s only true in a laboratory setting. So when a colony of the creatures

  • Local |Education | August 02, 2013

    Rock Creek enrollment to begin next week

    USD 323 Rock Creek will hold district-wide enrollment for new students only August 5 and August 6, for all returning students . •Elementary students (K-6) Returning students are asked to enroll by mail. Packets will be in the mail by July 20. Please return all forms by Aug. 5. New elementary

  • Local | August 02, 2013

    Flooding concern on creek

    Riley County’s chief safety official cautioned residents Friday that continued weekend rains could pose a flooding threat along Wildcat Creek. Pat Collins, director of emergency preparedness for the county, said expectations are that the Kansas River will crest this weekend at around 17 feet. The

  • Local |Business | August 02, 2013

    Landmark to buy eastern Kansas bank group

    A Manhattan-based bank has purchased the assets of an eastern Kansas bank with outlets in seven communities. Officials of Landmark National Bank Friday announced the acquisition of Citizens Bank, merging the latter into the former. The merger will increase Landmark’s assets by approximately 30 percent.

  • Obituaries | August 02, 2013

    James Thomas

    James “Bill” Thomas, 76, of Manhattan died Sunday. The family provided some of the following information.

  • Obituaries | August 02, 2013

    Marylois Smith

    Marylois (Holm) Smith, 89, of Manhattan died Wednesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 02, 2013

    Juliannah Rollins

    Juliannah Olivia Rae Rollins died July 24 of natural causes at Irwin Army Community Hospital on Fort Riley.

  • Obituaries | August 02, 2013

    Vickie Lynn Scofield

    Vickie Lynn Scofield, 59, died July 12 in Las Vegas.

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 02, 2013

    K-State grad wins design national contest

    A recent Kansas State University master’s graduate in interior architecture and product design is a winner in a national woodworking competition. Alexis Kiel, Bellevue, Neb., took first place at the AWFS Fresh Wood Competition in the production/contract section for her wood chair project

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