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  • General Activities | June 19, 2013

    Optimist Lasers go 1-3 in Topeka

    The Manhattan Optimist Lasers softball team recorded one win and three losses in the Father’s Day NIT this past weekend in Topeka. The Lasers opened pool play with a 12-0 loss to the Clay Center B’s. Mariah Stringfield and Paige Divine had the

  • Local |Traffic | June 18, 2013

    2 killed in vehicle accident on Tuttle Creek Boulevard

    An accident on Tuttle Creek Boulevard on Tuesday resulted in at least two fatalities, according to officials. Riley County Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident on the 4600 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard in northeast Manhattan at about 3:50 p.m.

  • Food & Drink | June 18, 2013

    If you have a sweet tooth, Hazel Hill has you covered


    There’s a new place to get your chocolate fix in Manhattan. Hazel Hill Chocolate, whose original branch is in Topeka, opened a new location at 106 S. Fourth St., the cozy space that was previously a Radina’s, and before that, Fourth Street Cafe. Like

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 18, 2013

    Judge eases sentence for man convicted in 2012 deaths of two


    The K-State student convicted of killing two people while driving drunk in May 2012 will not face prison time for involuntary manslaughter if he abides by probationary terms, a district judge ruled Monday. Though Miles Theurer, 24, faced a possible prison sentence of 3 to 14 years for killing

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | June 18, 2013

    Grant for guns approved

    Law Board members gave the go-ahead Monday for the Riley County Police Department to apply for a grant that could arm police officers assigned to school buildings. The grant, administered by the Bureau of Justice Administration under the Justice Assistance Grant Program, would allow three

  • Local |Education | June 18, 2013

    MATC adopts gun ban

    Manhattan Area Technical College (MATC) is the latest higher education institution to adopt a resolution extending the prohibition of weapons on campus up to four years. The decision came unanimously from the MATC Board of Directors Monday afternoon. Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill into

  • Letters | June 18, 2013

    Being an exchange student is a wonderful experience

    To the Editor: My name is Louisa Friederich, and I am from Bavaria, Germany. I have spent my last year as an AFS exchange student in Manhattan, a friendly little town. I lived with my great host family, which consists of Eric, Roni. Emily, Alex

  • Area Schools | June 18, 2013

    Fritz is new Riley Co. boys hoops coach

    After nearly four months of searching, the Riley County boys’ basketball team finally has a new coach. It’s a familiar name, too. Steve Fritz, best known for his career as a decorated track and field star at Kansas State and his fourth-place finish in

  • Local |Business | June 18, 2013

    Home building figures soaring in Pottawatomie County

    The appraised value of real estate in Pottawatomie County increased by nearly $67 million in 2013, according to figures certified recently by the appraiser’s office. The total appraised property value for 2013 is $1,653,038,110, Lois Schlegel told county commissioners Monday. That compares to a total of $1,586,132,640 in 2012, an

  • Editorials | June 18, 2013

    NSA revelations anger, worry allies

    Other countries’ leaders are said to be stunned and outraged that the National Security Agency — the NSA — collects phone and email records on some of their citizens in its perpetual quest for anything having to do with terrorism. They shouldn’t be. Nor should they

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