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  • Local |Government & Politics | January 06, 2014

    Riley County Health Department changes scheduling practices

    The Riley County Health Department changed its service delivery after a patient flow analysis. The health department has switched many of its services from walk-in only to open access scheduling, a type of scheduling that allows for same day or next day appointments.  By

  • Letters | January 06, 2014

    Farm Bill intended to help those who need its benefits

    To the Editor:     Some of our vaunted solons in Washington are quarreling among themselves about how much yet again to reduce food stamps provided qualified recipients under the Farm Bill.     At the same time our solons are quarreling about reform of

  • Letters | January 06, 2014

    We cannot censor our students’ or faculty’s speech

    To the Editor: I have suspected for a long time that no one ever listens to me! In September, I wrote a letter to the editor concerning the KU professor’s comments on the NRA. It was printed in the Manhattan Mercury and Lawrence Journal-World.

  • Men's Basketball | January 06, 2014

    Cats look to avoid letdown at TCU

    Even before Kansas State took the court against Oklahoma State on Saturday, Wildcats’ coach Bruce Weber wanted his team to begin thinking about another team. (Kansas State guard Will Spradling runs to the bench to celebrate his teammate’s 74-71 upset victory over No. 6 Oklahoma

  • Women's Basketball | January 06, 2014

    Poor shooting dooms K-State women

    AUSTIN, Texas — The Kansas State women’s basketball team suffered through one of its worst shooting performances of the season on Sunday and it cost the Wildcats. Texas jumped out to a big first-half lead and never looked back, easing past the Wildcats, 67-53, at

  • Court Calendar | January 05, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, January 6, 2014 9:00   Horne, Levertis   Motion’s Hrg (12 CR 680 Agg. Robbery, etc)  BKD&KSL; I 9:00 –  BKD 9:00   Adams, Jesse   SENTENCING (13 CR 599 CDP)  JJC   III 9:00   Bates, Christopher   Arraignment (13 CR 568 Rape x 3, etc)  BRW   III 9:00   Brumback,

  • Local | January 05, 2014

    Manhattanites flock to Tuttle Creek ‘Eagle Day’

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    Perhaps the area’s bald eagles became a little camera shy for a hopeful audience late Saturday morning. Two busloads of potential eagle viewers, closely followed by a caravan of cars, drove along the roads of Tuttle Creek Park as a part of the 26th

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 05, 2014

    Horne readies for new trial

    A Manhattan man is preparing for another trial in an aggravated robbery case after his initial trial resulted in a hung jury. Levertis Horne, 22, appeared in Riley County District Court for a pre-trial hearing on Friday. Horne is facing two counts of aggravated robbery, two

  • Local |Business |Obituaries | January 05, 2014

    Sign business entrepreneur Thomas dies

    Blaine Thomas, a prominent local businessman, died Friday in his home at age 90. Thomas owned Thomas Sign Service, a billboard business, at 1515 Fair Lane. He began operation in 1941. Thomas became a bit of civic activist throughout the years, continually bickering with city government on behalf

  • Local |Education | January 05, 2014

    District educators given primer on new technology

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    Before teachers can resume instructing their students, they had to go back to school. A total of 80 sessions, each ranging in size from 35 to 80 teachers, took place Friday for USD 383’s Little Apple Tech Fest – a full day of professional development for district instructors. Teachers

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