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  • Local |Business | December 05, 2013

    Board dumps virtual provider

    The USD 383 school board decided Wednesday to end the district’s contract with its virtual school provider. The board voted unanimously to stop using K12 Inc. for iQ Academy Kansas – the district’s online education program for students in grades 7 through 12 – when the contract expires

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 05, 2013

    Fort Riley leaders bring back bugle

    FORT RILEY — An old tradition is being revived at this famous post. The fort’s commanders are re-emphasizing the sound and meaning of bugle-call reveille and retreat with new practices that began Monday. The daily routines will affect both soldiers and civilians at the beginning

  • Local | December 05, 2013

    Cookie tradition continues at St. Thomas More event

    Get your cookies here! St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 2900 Kimball Ave., will hold its annual Cookie Carousel Saturday morning in the church parish center from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Like previous years, the Cookie Carousel will feature more than 1,000 pounds of cookies of more than 100 varieties.

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | December 05, 2013

    County property values under review

    The Riley County appraiser’s office is finishing its final review for 2014 property values. County appraiser Greg McHenry said the office should be deciding on values next week. “We’re at the point now where we’re going to be choosing actual values,” McHenry said.

  • Movies | December 05, 2013

    It’s not a bad month on the ‘New to Video’ shelves

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    Just in time for gift-giving, the Hollywood studios are going to release a generous dollop of recent movies on DVD. There will be Family movies—”Despicable Me 2” and “The Smurfs 2”—for example. And there will be at least one new comic-book super-hero movie—”The Wolverine”—

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 05, 2013

    Police check on men missing since 1981

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    Riley County police are investigating the disappearance of two men who went missing in 1981 and asking citizens for any tips or information they might have. The investigation is part of a routine check on the case and is not the result of new information, said

  • Columns | December 05, 2013

    An evening conversation: room at the inn?

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    Emily Wagner had a good news, bad news kind of week. The executive director of the Manhattan Emergency Shelter appeared before city commissioners Tuesday night, asking that a loan balance of $54,000 be forgiven. The original loan of $135,000 was granted in 2008, in order to fund construction

  • Editorials | December 05, 2013

    So little time, so much to do

    Maybe there’s something to the number 13. The present session of this Congress, the 113th, is on schedule in 2013 to be the least productive since World War II. So far, lawmakers have approved just 55 laws. By this time last year, Congress had passed more than 280

  • Columns | December 05, 2013

    ‘Mac’ honored Warriors Creed

    Dale Fitzke Contributing Writer America lost a true hero on Nov. 27. Earl “Mac” McClung, a member of the famed Band of Brothers of World War II, passed away at his home in Pueblo West, Colo. Mac had served as a scout for Easy Company, 2nd

  • Letters | December 05, 2013

    Remember to donate food, checks at holiday parade

    To the Editor,  It has been my privilege to volunteer on the marketing committee for the Mayor’s Christmas Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade since its beginning. Now in its 12th year, this wonderful event is a chance for our community to come


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