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  • Commission discusses potential water issue

    Pottawatomie County commissioners would like to preempt a possible delay in home construction in the southwest portion of the county that could occur due to lack of water availability. With new residential subdivisions scheduled to open in the near future, .

  • Man accused of kidnapping fires attorney

    A man accused of theft and kidnapping crimes fired his court-appointed attorney Monday. Jerred Snyder, 30, appeared in Riley County District Court, asking Judge John Bosch to grant a motion to terminate his defense attorney, Larry McRell, from his two cases. .

  • Manhattan house fire causes nearly $200,000 in damage

    A fire caused nearly $200,000 in damage to a house in Manhattan on Monday afternoon. The Manhattan Fire Department was alerted at 12:17 p.m. to a fire at 2400 Buttonwood Drive. Officials found the single-story residential structure with heavy smoke and fire .

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    Manhattan Fire Department crews responded to a house fire at 831 Colorado St. at 11:24 p.m. Monday. When firefighters arrived, they found a single-story house with smoke and fire showing from the structure’s rear area, according to a news release. .

  • Woman says son ‘harassed’ by police

    A Memphis woman said she went to the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board meeting Monday seeking justice for her son, a Manhattan man who was shot in May. Sophia Starks spoke of her son Dareen Starks, 23, before law board .

  • Junior 17ers head to state

    When Manhattan American Legion Manko junior 17ers’ coach Luke Snyder looked at the schedule for this summer, he had to sigh when he saw the state location. That’s because last summer, as the senior 17ers’ coach, Snyder watched his .

  • Manko seniors go 1-1 to open Zone tourney

    After winning their first game on Monday afternoon, the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers ran into trouble with a loss to Newton at the Class AAA Zone tournament in Salina. The 17ers opened the day with a 9-1 win .

  • ‘Korengal’ is inferior to ‘Restrepo,’ but still worthwhile G.w.clift1

    Documentary films are very different from the narrative films we usually see at the twelve-plex. Far too many of them are made for political reasons. The few that make it into general release, and into our commercial theaters, are usually .

  • Robotics Team wins eighth straight championship

    The name on the trophy can stay the same — just as it has for the last seven years. Kansas State University’s Robotics Team is again the winner of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers’ annual student robotics .

  • Shirley Farms tour set

    The Friends of the Kansas State University Gardens will take a trip Thursday, July 31, to Shirley Farms in Vermillion. The gardens of K-State alumnus Dale Shirley feature cultivars of dahlias and colorful gladiolas, among many other summer blooming favorites, said .

  • Fort Riley hosts National Night Out

    Fort Riley’s National Night Out will be Wednesday from 5-8:30 p.m. at Ware Elementary School on post. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be postponed to Thursday. The event includes a free barbecue dinner, 3-on-3 .

  • MARY ELIZABETH WOOD

    Mary Elizabeth Wood, 86, of Topeka, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Topeka. The family provided the following information. She was born on Sept. 1, 1927 in Manhattan, the daughter of Archibald and Regina (Foveaux) Allen.  Mary grew up in the Manhattan and Ogden .







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