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  • Local |Kansas State University | July 26, 2013

    Toxicologist urges people to beware of blue-green algae

    With blue-green algae contaminating lakes nationwide, a Kansas State University toxicologist warns pet owners to understand the bacteria’s dangers for their pets and for themselves. Blue-green algae produce toxins that are hazardous to humans and can be fatal in animals, particularly dogs, said Deon

  • Local | July 26, 2013

    4-H results from Riley County Fair

    Here’s the continued list of winners at the Riley County Fair. Banner Division Champion, Wildcat 4-H Club; Reserve Champion, Cico Shamrocks 4-H Club.    Cake Decorating Division Senior Champion, Hope Bryant, Little Apple; Junior Champion, Brooke Vogt, Little Apple; Junior Reserve Champion, Emily

  • Obituaries | July 26, 2013

    Elinor Woellhof

    Elinor M. Woellhof, 83, Miltonvale, died Wed., July 24, 2013 at her home.

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

    Police activity in Manhattan

    The Riley County Police Department released a statement Friday afternoon regarding police activity in Manhattan Friday morning. “Today, the Riley County Police Department with the cooperation of multiple surrounding jurisdictions participated in a drug enforcement operation,” the statement read. More details will be released as

  • Editorials | July 26, 2013

    Can’t the 2016 campaign wait?

    You’d think it was too soon to be thinking about the 2016 presidential race. If contemplation of the event this far in advance were to be outlawed, we’d be OK with that. But whether obscene, in poor taste or just premature, the 2016 presidential election

  • Movies | July 26, 2013

    Movie-goers should take a pass on ‘The Conjuring’


    For those of you who attend movies only to feel the sharp stab of an emotional reaction, let me begin with this warning: the new horror film “The Conjuring” is only scary twice, with both of these instances coming close to half an hour into

  • Columns | July 26, 2013

    Kansas Chamber a political force

    With the 2013 Kansas legislative session history, talk has turned to 2014. Gov. Sam Brownback’s re-election effort will grab most of the headlines, but other important stories will emerge. To understand the 2014 elections, we have to understand the 2012 elections in context. There was an important org-anization

  • General Activities | July 26, 2013

    Bulls win the night at Kaw Valley


    It wasn’t his night. Well, actually it wasn’t anybody’s night on the bulls Thursday, as the Kaw Valley Rodeo opened at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. Seven rode and seven were bucked off, giving the clean sweep to stock contractor Dell Hall,

  • General Activities | July 26, 2013

    Legion Zone update

    The American Legion Westmoreland/Rock Creek Post 186 senior team advanced to the AA Zone tournament final today in Ottawa. Rock Creek beat top-seeded Silver Lake and No. 2-seed Wellsville in addition to a victory over Oskaloosa this week. The game starts at 8:15 p.m. in

  • Obituaries | July 26, 2013

    Rev. Wilbur D. Buckley

    Reverend Wilbur D. Buckley, 87, Clay Center, died Thurs., July 25, 2013 at his residence.

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