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  • Babysitter, 5 children escape Ogden fire

    A babysitter and four children escaped unharmed when a fire broke out inside an Ogden double-wide mobile home Monday afternoon. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said firefighters responded at about 1:30 p.m. to the residence at 212 Ninth St. .

  • SEC, Kansas reach fair settlement

    The State of Kansas did about as well as could be expected in settling a federal securities fraud charge without having to admit or deny the specific findings and without having to pay any penalties. The charge stemmed from the .

  • Heartbreaking pet story can be of help to others

    To the Editor: Regarding Joel Jellison’s Aug. 10 “Off the Beat” column, thank you for sharing your story about Sheldon. I know it is difficult to deal with the loss of a pet. Let it be comforting to know that .

  • Speak up quickly to protect downtown neighborhoods

    To the Editor: The traditional neighborhood fabric that defines Manhattan’s livability between downtown and City Park requires better protection. At the July commun-ity workshop on future growth opportunities and land use alternatives at City Hall, land-use planning maps continued .

  • Beach conversation to feature discussion on the power of art

    Photographer Dawoud Bey and University of Chicago associate curator and director of education Hamza Walker will discuss the power of art, its potential as a means of social engagement, and special aspects of the aesthetic research carried out by artists .

  • ‘Plum’ of an internship experience

    An island vacation is a dream for many college students, but it doesn’t usually require permission from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. That’s exactly what happened for Rachael Gortowski, Rockford, Illinois, a third-year student in the .

  • DEBRA K. SNYDER

    Debra K. Snyder, 62, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Debra was born on Feb. 2, 1952, in Manhattan, the daughter of George C. and Dorothy (Lelievre) Mayer.  She graduated from .

  • SHERIAN A. STATEN

    Sherian A. Staten, 74, of Keats, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at her home in Keats. The family provided the following information. Sherian was born on Nov. 10, 1939, in Abilene, the daughter of Alto “Bus” M. Sowell and Maybelle A. Padgett Sowell.  She .

  • Truman continues walk-on success for Wildcats

    Jonathan Truman did things the hard way. From the day he stepped on campus, Truman’s earned everything he’s been given. He started out as a special teams specialist, known for his workout habits. And now, going into his .

  • Sunflower Showdown to air on Big Monday

    In what has become a staple of ESPN programming, the Sunflower Showdown between Kansas State and Kansas will once again air on its signature telecast, as the Big 12 and ESPN announced its Big Monday pairings on Monday afternoon. The long-standing .

  • Babysitter, 4 children escape fire in Ogden

    A babysitter and four children escaped unharmed when a fire broke out inside an Ogden double-wide mobile home Monday afternoon. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said firefighters responded at about 1:30 p.m. to the residence at 212 Ninth St. .

  • County finalizes primary vote count

    Riley County commissioners approved primary election ballot counts, and the final results were expected to be posted late Monday. Jolene Keck, the Riley County election supervisor, updated commissioners about this year’s election. Keck said 5,609 ballots were cast. Of those, 5,601 .





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