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  • Local |Government, Politics | June 24, 2013

    County approves grant application

    The Riley County Commission on Monday approved the Riley County Police Department’s proposal for a federal grant that would go toward a new computer system. The Edward Bryne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant is allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice. The proposal was

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 24, 2013

    Man arrested for taking cement truck

    Authorities arrested a Fort Riley soldier Sunday for, officials said, unlawfully using a local company’s cement truck to attempt to pull his own truck out of the mud which had gotten stuck while off-roading. But, Officer Matthew Droge said, in the process, Bryan Maclean, 20,

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2013

    Helen Long

    Helen Louise (Robinson) Long, 90, of Manhattan died Saturday at Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Local | June 24, 2013

    Police, firefighters to go head-to-head at rib-eating contest for charity

    The public is invited to a rib-eating contest Monday between the Riley County Police Department and the Manhattan Fire Department at Texas Roadhouse. The contest will begin at 5 p.m., but diners can take part in the Dine to Donate fundraiser from 4 to 10 p.m.

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2013

    Gary Good

    Gary Lynn Good, 57, of Topeka and formerly of Manhattan died Friday in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2013

    Hisae Schweitzer

    Hisae “Judy” Schweitzer, 86, of Manhattan died Sunday at her residence in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2013

    Faye Havenstein

    Faye M. Havenstein,  81, a longtime resident of Manhattan died Sunday at the Meadowlark Hills-Bramlage House in Manhattan.

  • Football | June 24, 2013

    Klein starts youth passing academy

    Collin Klein might still wear an NFL jersey next season, but until then, the quarterback is trying his hand at a little coaching. Kansas State’s Heisman Trophy finalist last season announced the launch of the Collin Klein Passing Academy this past Friday — a one-day

  • Track & Field | June 24, 2013

    Kynard wins first U.S. Championship

    DES MOINES, Iowa — After arguably the greatest career in Kansas State track and field history, high jumper Erik Kynard made his professional debut Sunday and added USA Track and Field Champion to his long list of accomplishments. Kynard, who recently signed with Nike, cleared 2.28 meters (7

  • Local | June 23, 2013

    Inter-tribal powwow the center of annual Washunga Days


    COUNCIL GROVE — Washunga Days, the annual event in this historic town of 2,200 halfway between Manhattan and Emporia, is full of food, live music, crafts, a 5K run and other trappings of a typical summer festival. But the heart and soul of Washunga Days is the

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