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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 15, 2013

    Man arrested for burglary

    Riley County police arrested a Manhattan man Tuesday evening in connection with a same-day burglary at the Manhattan Arts Center, during which, police said, cash and a blank check were stolen. Officer Matthew Droge said arts center employees reported the crime Tuesday afternoon and following

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 15, 2013

    Ceremony to honor fallen police officers

    Police officers killed in the line of duty will be honored Friday during the Riley County Police Department’s 2013 Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony. The ceremony will also honor all employees of the department and their service to the public, officials said.  The ceremony will

  • Obituaries | May 15, 2013

    Phillip Small

    Phillip “Outlaw” Small, 71, of Ogden died Sunday at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | May 15, 2013

    Douglas Cook

    Douglas G. Cook, 56, of Barnes died Monday at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan.

  • Editorials | May 15, 2013

    ‘Peebles’ is pretty funny and utterly harmless


    Somehow Tyler Perry has gotten his name put onto the new film “Peebles.” He is credited as a producer, but it is difficult to imagine that he had much say in the making of this amusing little comedy. The jokes aren’t as broad as

  • Editorials | May 15, 2013

    Choosing justices is already done well

    It will be at least another year before conservatives in the Kansas Legislature succeed in politicizing the selection of justices to the Kansas Supreme Court. Good. This year’s effort died Tuesday afternoon when the Kansas Bar Association’s Board of Governors, whose support was

  • Letters | May 15, 2013

    Whatever happened to conservative principles?

    To the Editor: Kansas voters, hypnotized by conservative Republican rhet-oric, have turned Kansas into a blood red state from governor down to dog catcher.

  • Letters | May 15, 2013

    Doctors and their staffs owe all patients courtesy

    To the Editor: With the current interest in mental health, we might expect a few courtesies for patients from physicians and their staffs.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2013

    Giller leads MHS into postseason

    On a team dominated by juniors, the Manhattan High baseball team has three seniors that see everyday playing time. While seniors Jake Priddle and Josh Klug have kept their usual spots in the outfield and infield, respectively, TJ Giller has had a season filled with

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2013

    Indians take second, sending golf team to state

    Despite an up-and-down season that rarely saw Mother Nature cooperate, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team is returning to state. Finishing in second place behind Washburn Rural at the Junction City regional, the Indians will take their entire squad to the Class 6A state golf

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