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  • Local | February 19, 2013

    Rotary clubs to host local peace forum

    Local Rotary clubs are inviting the public to give peace a chance at a forum on Saturday. The event is a response to a challenge by Rotary International’s president to spread world peace. The peace forum is intended to give attendees guidance on how

  • Local | February 19, 2013

    As much as a foot of snow expected

    Now is the time to take care of errands and buy supplies, says state climatologist Mary Knapp. That’s because heavy snow is expected Wednesday night and Thursday, with accumulation of as much as 12 inches. “People should look for their winter weather plans to prepare,

  • Local | February 19, 2013

    Kansas Arts Foundation announces grants

    The Board of Directors of the Kansas Arts Foundation has announced the first three recipients of its recently implemented art grants program. The winners are: The Community Chamber Orchestra, Morganville,  $2,000; The Wichita Children’s Theater, $2,500; and The Western Music Association, Kansas Chapter and its 2013

  • Local |Education | February 19, 2013

    USD 383 to discuss teacher plan time

    The high school schedule and elementary planning time will be discussed by the USD 383 school board during its 5:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The discussion, which is to begin at 6:30 p.m., will consider the benefits and challenges of implementing proposed

  • I Wonder | February 19, 2013

    What’s going up near the animal shelter?


    Q: What are they building just west of the animal shelter?

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2013

    Battery of police officer

    Riley County officers arrested a 24-year-old man early Saturday morning for battery against a law enforcement officer in Aggieville. Officer Matthew Droge said officers were first called to Tubby’s Sports Bar and Grill, 1127 Moro St., for reports that Amautus Griffith, Fort Riley, would not

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2013

    Man arrested on drug charges

    A K-State student was arrested Friday for several drug charges following a police search of his residence. Tyrone Smalls, 24, 825 Bluemont St., was arrested for possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a school, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, felony possession of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2013

    Aggravated assault at Texas Roadhouse

    A Fort Riley man was arrested Saturday for allegedly brandishing a handgun in the parking lot of Texas Roadhouse during a dispute. Officer Matthew Droge said police were called to the restaurant at approximately 5:30 p.m. for a report of two people engaged in a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2013

    Theft and recovery of vehicle

    Riley County police are investigating the theft and recovery of a 2013 Subaru Impreza that was found wrecked in the 2100 block of Wildcat Creek Road Monday. Officer Matthew Droge said the Impreza, which belongs to Kyle Maxwell, 24, Fort Riley, was stolen from the 1300 block of Fremont

  • Local |Traffic | February 19, 2013

    Injury accident on Claflin

    Riley County EMS transported a 28-year-old woman to Mercy Regional Health Center following a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Westport Drive and Claflin Road on Saturday. Officer Matthew Droge said that Xian Chi, 28, Manhattan, was turning her Honda CR-V onto Claflin Road from Westport

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