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  • August 20, 2013

    Commission accepts audit, approves zoning

    City commissioners accepted the 2012 city audit and approved various zoning projects during the Tuesday night city commission meeting. Commissioners voted 5-0 approval of the audit, which had no reportable deficiencies found by an independent auditing firm. Commissioners also unanimously approved the rezoning request for McDonald’

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 20, 2013

    Manhattan airport to begin offering twice-weekly flights

    Manhattan Regional Airport announced Tuesday it has signed an agreement with Allegiant air service to provide twice-weekly flights to Phoenix. The new flights will begin Nov. 7, but for the next two days passengers can enjoy an introductory rate of $99 round-trip. But if that is too

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 20, 2013

    Rape suspect found dead

    A man police were searching for as a suspect in a sexual assault case was found dead over the weekend, according to a press release from the Riley County Police Department. The suspect, Alexander Shelton, 26, of northeast Kansas, was wanted for a rape that was

  • I Wonder | August 20, 2013

    New building a cleaning service


    Q: What’s that big metal building they’re putting up along Fort Riley Boulevard, near the intersection with Westwood?

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 20, 2013

    Witnesses take stand in Parker murder trial

    An Aggieville altercation preceded the fatal shooting of a member of a motorcycle gang here on New Year’s Day 2012, witnesses said Tuesday. Two witnesses in the trial of Daniel Parker, 26, of Junction City, testified about the altercation in the hours preceding the shooting of

  • Local |Education | August 20, 2013

    MHS battles bat problem

    The students returned to classes last week, but the bats that took up residence at Manhattan High West Campus over the summer have been reluctant to leave. They can’t coexist in the classrooms, which is why students haven’t been allowed in the south

  • Local |Traffic |Government, Politics | August 20, 2013

    Board nixes study of traffic cameras

    The law board on Monday voted not to study the use of cameras for traffic enforcement in Riley County. The motion to dismiss the study passed 5 - 1, with Commissioner Wynn Butler opposed. Butler was the main proponent of the study because he wanted to know

  • Local |Education | August 20, 2013

    School board to finalize budget

    The USD 383 school board will vote to finalize the 2013-14 budget during its meeting at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. A public hearing on the budget will be held prior to the meeting at 6:20 p.m. The budget being considered contains a 52.464

  • Obituaries | August 20, 2013

    Henrietta Matzke

    Henrietta Loreen Matzke, 89, of Blaine died Saturday at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. She was a life-long resident of the area.

  • Obituaries | August 20, 2013

    Alexander Shelton

    Alexander Shelton, 26, of Wamego died on Saturday in Wamego.

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