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  • Neighbors | August 05, 2013

    Help is on its way: Woman enjoys challenge of dispatch job

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    A person who enjoys problem solving, Anna Sharp, 21, gets to do it every day for her job, but not in the way she expected. Sharp, who lives in Riley, is a dispatcher for the Riley County Police Department. Sharp, who has worked there since March

  • Editorials | August 05, 2013

    Summer about to yield to school year

    One needn’t be a rocket scientist, or even an aspiring one, to know that the school year is at hand. The evidence is everywhere. Most conspicuous are the throngs in the aisles of school supplies in the big box stores. Armed with lists that

  • Obituaries | August 05, 2013

    Betty Ukena

    Betty Ukena, age 85, of Manhattan, died Saturday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Oct. 26, 1927.

  • Obituaries | August 05, 2013

    Barbara Pretzer

    Barbara “Barb” Pretzer, 68, of Manhattan died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 05, 2013

    Teresa Larson

    Teresa Jeanne Larson, 53, of Potomac, Maryland, died Sunday from cancer.

  • Baseball | August 05, 2013

    Former Cats climbing baseball ladder

    Former Kansas State pitcher Carlos Torres just picked up his second win of the season for the New York Mets on Friday against the Kansas City Royals, and other former Wildcats are coming close to making it to “the show.” Torres has made 16 appearances and

  • Local |Business | August 04, 2013

    Auto sales boost sales tax receipts

    Car sales in June revved up July sales tax figures, according to data released Friday by the city of Manhattan. Bernie Hayen, city finance director, said while big box stores had a mix of ups and downs in sales, small businesses and auto dealerships saw

  • Local | August 04, 2013

    Run 6.2 miles, have a pint at Brew 2 Shoe race


    Drenched in sweat, weary and looking exhilarated, about 600 runners crossed the finish line to pizza and beer Saturday at the fifth-annual Brew 2 Shoe Road Race in Manhattan. The race celebrated the fifth anniversary of Manhattan Running Company’s existence in town and Tallgrass Brewing Company’

  • Obituaries | August 04, 2013

    Lyle W. Timmons

    Lyle W Timmons,95, Manhattan, died July 29, 2013, at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Wamego.

  • Obituaries | August 04, 2013

    Delbert O. Miller

    Delbert Miller, 90, Blue Rapids, died Thursday, August 1, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

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