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  • Columns | June 26, 2013

    It’s not just another auditorium

    The Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance would like to express its concern regarding the plans to dismantle Peace Memorial Auditorium.  When the City Commission discussed the matter during the June 4 meeting, missing from the information city staff provided to commissioners was anything about the

  • General Activities | June 26, 2013

    17ers looking forward after 19-2 loss


    Through the first two innings of Tuesday’s game against the Kansas City Bullets, things were OK for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers. Through the first two innings, the 17ers trailed 3-2, but the game unfolded as the Bullets scored 16 runs in two

  • General Activities | June 26, 2013

    Junior 17ers split with Junction City

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers split games against the Junction City Blues Tuesday night at the Eisenhower Baseball Complex. Manhattan dropped the opener 6-5, but came back with a 5-1 victory in the nightcap. “It’s probably the best I’ve seen us

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2013

    Capitola Woodman

    Capitola FiLena Woodman, 89,  of Fayette, Mo., died June 6 in Fayette, Mo.

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 26, 2013

    City debates CVB’s role

    City commissioners on Tuesday took a hard look at the contract with the Chamber of Commerce governing what the Convention and Visitors Bureau can use the Transient Bed Tax revenues for. Commissioner Wynn Butler said the decision to give $25,000 to the Fieldhouse Project group was

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2013

    Margaret Sexton

    Margaret Caroline Sexton, 82, of Blaine and formerly of Independence, Mo., died Tuesday at Onaga Community Hospital in Onaga.

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2013

    Mark Vacca

    Mark Francis Vacca, 56, of Manhattan died May 20 in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 26, 2013

    Faye Havenstein

    Faye Marie Havenstein, 81, of Manhattan died Sunday at the Meadowlark Hills-Bramlage House in Manhattan.

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

    Update on report of shots fired

    Though Riley County officers investigated reports of shots fired in the 500 block of Stonemont Drive late Tuesday morning, officials said no report was filed on the matter. Officer Matthew Droge said Wednesday that officers did not find evidence that a crime had been committed following

  • Local | June 26, 2013

    Wheat harvest here to begin as soon as Thursday


    Some Kansas farmers have already begun to harvest their wheat, but farmers in the Manhattan area are planning to start as early as Thursday, said K-State agriculture extension agent Greg McClure. McClure said harvest is beginning about a week later than what is normal for

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