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  • Local |Education | August 02, 2013

    Rock Creek enrollment to begin next week

    USD 323 Rock Creek will hold district-wide enrollment for new students only August 5 and August 6, for all returning students . •Elementary students (K-6) Returning students are asked to enroll by mail. Packets will be in the mail by July 20. Please return all forms by Aug. 5. New elementary

  • Local | August 02, 2013

    Flooding concern on creek

    Riley County’s chief safety official cautioned residents Friday that continued weekend rains could pose a flooding threat along Wildcat Creek. Pat Collins, director of emergency preparedness for the county, said expectations are that the Kansas River will crest this weekend at around 17 feet. The

  • Local |Business | August 02, 2013

    Landmark to buy eastern Kansas bank group

    A Manhattan-based bank has purchased the assets of an eastern Kansas bank with outlets in seven communities. Officials of Landmark National Bank Friday announced the acquisition of Citizens Bank, merging the latter into the former. The merger will increase Landmark’s assets by approximately 30 percent.

  • Obituaries | August 02, 2013

    James Thomas

    James “Bill” Thomas, 76, of Manhattan died Sunday. The family provided some of the following information.

  • Obituaries | August 02, 2013

    Marylois Smith

    Marylois (Holm) Smith, 89, of Manhattan died Wednesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 02, 2013

    Juliannah Rollins

    Juliannah Olivia Rae Rollins died July 24 of natural causes at Irwin Army Community Hospital on Fort Riley.

  • Obituaries | August 02, 2013

    Vickie Lynn Scofield

    Vickie Lynn Scofield, 59, died July 12 in Las Vegas.

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 02, 2013

    K-State grad wins design national contest

    A recent Kansas State University master’s graduate in interior architecture and product design is a winner in a national woodworking competition. Alexis Kiel, Bellevue, Neb., took first place at the AWFS Fresh Wood Competition in the production/contract section for her wood chair project

  • Editorials | August 02, 2013

    The sequester is no solution

    U.S. Rep. Harold Rogers, the Kentucky Republican who is chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, is not known as a flamethrower. He’s known to choose his words carefully. But he opened up earlier this week in a way that suggested he was less

  • Columns | August 02, 2013

    The Democrat candidate rises

    Before even starting, the Democratic race for the nomination to oppose Gov. Sam Brownback has ended. Absent a huge turnaround, House Minor-ity Leader Paul Davis from Lawrence will be the 2014 nominee.  At first glance, given Kansas’s deep red politics, Davis might seem a

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