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  • Local |Government, Politics | June 25, 2013

    Officials debate interpretation of law surrounding guns in public buildings

    City and county officials differed in their interpretation of the new concealed gun law during an intergovernmental luncheon Monday. City commissioners disagreed with county counselor Clancy Holeman’s interpretation of how the law allows for exemptions on certain buildings, saying city attorney Bill Raymond had

  • Local | June 25, 2013

    Brush fire started at country club

    A brush fire on the golf course at Manhattan Country Club on Monday afternoon proved difficult to extinguish, Manhattan deputy fire chief Ryan Almes said. The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to the country club, 1531 N. 10th St., at 2:32 p.m. for a report of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | June 25, 2013

    Sheriff beefs up presence on Bigelow

    The Pottawatomie Sheriff’s Department will beef up patrols on Bigelow Road where traffic has increased due to bridge construction on a nearby road. The county commission Monday asked Sheriff Greg Riat to run extra patrols in higher-traffic morning and evening hours as an added

  • Local |Education | June 25, 2013

    Board members to discuss budget for coming school year

    The USD 383 school board will discuss the 2013-14 budget during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The discussions will include a look at assessed valuations within the school district boundaries, end-of-year balances, an estimate of the cost of a salary

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

    Parker murder trial delayed til August

    The murder trial of a soldier accused of killing another man during a drive-by shooting on New Year’s Day 2012 has been continued to August following a medical emergency involving his attorney. Though jury selection was set to begin Monday in the trial of Daniel

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

    RCPD investigating report of shots fired

    Riley County officers were investigating a report of shots fired late Tuesday morning in the area of Stonemont and Stone drives near Highland Ridge in Manhattan. At the time of publication, officers were still investigating a report called in at 10:30 a.m. of shots fired

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 25, 2013

    ‘Devil’ Brigade welcomes new commander

    FORT RILEY — The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, will hold a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. June 28 at Cavalry Parade Field on Fort Riley. Col. Michael F. Pappal, the “Devil” Brigade’s current commander will be replaced by Col. John

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 25, 2013

    Army to cut 1 brigade at Fort Riley

    Associated Press TOPEKA — The Army said Tuesday that it would eliminate one infantry brigade at Fort Riley as the military reduces its overall number of soldiers by September 2017. Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said the 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Infantry Division

  • Obituaries | June 25, 2013

    John Hartford

    John Henry Hartford, 87, of Manhattan died Saturday in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 25, 2013

    Ronald Reaves

    Ronald Dean “Ron” Reaves, 62, of Topeka, died Thursday in Topeka.

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