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  • Local | August 26, 2013

    Aldrin: Moon walk was almost one small step for someone else

    Aldrin photo.phatch

    HUTCHINSON — But for intervention by a close friend of Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 never would have happened. The first man on the moon would have been Pete Conrad, not Neil Armstrong. The landing would have taken place in October, not on July 20. Aldrin shared that little-known

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 26, 2013

    City to get road, flood updates

    City commissioners plan to receive an update on the Casement road and bridge project, and the new FEMA floodplain maps during their scheduled work session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday in the City Commission Room at City Hall. The Casement Road issue involves a review

  • Manhattan High School | August 26, 2013

    MHS No. 1 in CC poll

    The Manhattan High boys’ cross country team was ranked Number 1 in Class 6A in the 2013 preseason coaches’ poll, released today. The girls’ team was also highly ranked, checking in at No. 3 in 6A. Behind the Indians on the boys’ side is Wichita North at No. 2,

  • Neighbors | August 26, 2013

    Empty-nester has more to do before she kicks the bucket

    Neighbor 8-26.phatch

    Carolyn Besa started her bucket list long before the release of the movie of the same name. She first created it about 20 years ago. Since then, she and her husband have traveled to Germany and Australia and, most recently, to Kansas City for a hot

  • Manhattan High School | August 26, 2013

    MHS golfers open fall season today

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team only lost one player from last year’s regional runner-up team. That player was senior captain Blake Fingalsen, who led the Indians most of the year and was at or near the top of the leaderboard most of the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 26, 2013

    Junction City police, SWAT team respond to domestic disturbance

    The Junction City/ Geary County SWAT Team was called to a domestic disturbance Sunday afternoon after a child called police. Junction City Police Department reported that officers were dispatched at 1:52 p.m. on Sunday to 1216 Downtain St. The officers reported they met a woman in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 26, 2013

    RCPD arrests 5 at DUI checkpoint

    The Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol conducted a sobriety checkpoint between 2 and 2:45 am August 25 in the 300 block of Bluemont Avenue. RCPD officials said 345 stops were made, and those stops resulted in the arrests of five people. A total of 24 drivers

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 26, 2013

    Man injured in stabbing

    A man was arrested in connection with a reported stabbing Saturday night in Junction City, police said. Roberto Pedro Carlos Mendiola, 23, of Junction City, was arrested Sunday on charges of aggravated battery following a report at 8:56 p.m. Saturday that a man had been stabbed

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 26, 2013

    2 arrests made in soldier’s shooting

    Two men were arrested in connection with the Saturday shooting of a Fort Riley soldier in Junction City, police said. Angel L. Colon, 33, of Junction City, was arrested on charges of attempted second-degree murder. Thomas C. Aven, 25, a Fort Riley soldier, was arrested on the

  • Obituaries | August 26, 2013

    Brian Swenson

    Brian Swenson, 48, of St. George, died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

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