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  • Arts, Leisure | July 25, 2013

    A parade, a carnival, and plenty of other stuff


    This weekend, head to CiCo Park for the annual Riley County Fair. Kicking off the festivities is the annual fair parade tonight at 6 p.m. Due to construction downtown, the parade will be in Aggieville. Peruse the 4-H and open exhibits and livestock shows, as

  • Local | July 25, 2013

    4-Hers win awards at 2013 Riley County Fair

    Here are winners announced Thursday at the Riley County Fair. Dog Division Agility: Champion, Payton Baker, Kennel Club; Reserve Champion, Anna Culbertson, College Hill. Rally-O: Champion, Megan Ritter, Randolph Ramblers; Reserve Champion, Michaella Wahl, Leonardville Hustlers. Obedience: Champion, Katherine Culbertson, College Hill; Reserve Champion, Anna

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 25, 2013

    Suspect arrested for burglary

    The Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man July 16 after a school was burglarized and damaged in late June. William Joseph Ledeboer, 21, Maple Hill, was charged with burglary, theft and criminal damage to property. The county’s sheriff Doug Howser said a school employee

  • Obituaries | July 25, 2013

    Frank D. Morrison

    Frank Davis Morrison, Ph.D., 84, Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 23, in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Obituaries | July 25, 2013

    Raymond Andres

    Raymond Louis Andres, 89, Manhattan, died Monday, July 22nd, at his residence.

  • Movies | July 25, 2013

    Comedy, action scenes, sets all work well in ‘RED 2’


    “RED 2” and “R.I.P.D.” are both action movies with comic tones, so it is odd that the two of them should have been released on the same July weekend. Nevertheless, they were. And movie fans should celebrate by driving out to the twelveplex.

  • Obituaries | July 25, 2013

    Kevin Kaster

    Kevin J. Kaster, 53, Onaga, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at the Community Hospital in Onaga.

  • Editorials | July 25, 2013

    Is special session really necessary?

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt would rather keep Kansans safe from some of the state’s most notorious murderers than be sorry that inaction by lawmakers might result in court rulings that cut years from killers’ sentences. He’s concerned enough about the validity of

  • Letters | July 25, 2013

    Court services officers fill variety of essential roles

    To the Editor: The week of July 21-27 is Probation, Parole and Com-munity Supervision Week. It’s a time to recognize the men and women who work on the front lines with probationers and parolees to hold them accountable for the crimes they have committed

  • General Activities | July 25, 2013

    Leavenworth stays alive, edges 17ers

    After a pair of strong wins to start its Zone tournament, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers missed out on the chance to win in a sweep on Wednesday. Technically, the game didn’t end until early Thursday morning, as the two teams needed

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