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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 04, 2013

    Man dead following I-70 chase

    A Manhattan man is dead after the vehicle he was riding in crashed trying to avoid another car reportedly traveling down the wrong side of Interstate 70 during a police pursuit late Wednesday evening. The accident occurred about half a mile west of Chestnut Street in

  • Arts, Leisure | April 04, 2013

    ‘The Sound of Music’ comes to Wamego’s Columbian Theatre


    The Flint Hills will be alive with music when the Historic Columbian Theatre presents “The Sound of Music” this weekend. From its first appearance on Broadway in 1959 to the classic musical movie starring Julie Andrews, “The Sound of Music” has had a special place in

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 04, 2013

    No county cash coming soon, if ever, for Fieldhouse Project

    The Riley County Commission decided not to give the Manhattan Fieldhouse Project $10,000 that group requested to help fund a feasibility study here Thursday. Fieldhouse Advisory Group Chair Gail Urban requested the funds, saying her group needs $100,000 to conduct a study of the feasibility of the

  • Local |Education | April 04, 2013

    Three take oath on USD 383 school board

    The three newly elected USD 383 board members were sworn in during the school board meeting Wednesday. Pat Hudgins, Marcia Rozell and Aaron Estabrook were elected to the USD 383 Board of Education on Tuesday. Although they won’t take their seats until July, state statute dictates

  • Local | April 04, 2013

    Controlled burns coming at Tallgrass prairie

    Officials at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve outside Strong City announced Thursday that the prescribed fire season has begun and will continue through April 19. Prescribed fire is used by preserve land managers to remove woody and non-native vegetation, promote native plant and animal diversity, and maintain

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2013

    Heide Cramer

    A funeral service for Adelheide “Heide” Ramona Cramer will be Saturday, April 6 , at 1 p.m. at Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2013

    Marie M. McCormick

    Marie M. McCormick, 104, of Albuquerque, formerly of Blaine, died Jan. 16 following a short illness.

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2013

    Rodney Barnett

    Rodney Barnett, 48, of Manhattan died Friday at his residence. A memorial is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, at 1 p.m., at The Morning Star Inc. (CRO) Building located at 1018 Poyntz Ave.  Memorial contributions may be made to Morning Star, INC,(Consumer Run Organization) 1018 Poyntz Ave.

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2013

    Dorothy Johnson

    Dorothy Marie Johnson, 85 of Olsburg died Thursday at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland.

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2013

    Phyllis Jones

    Phyllis Jean Mustard Jones, 82, a resident of Chapman Valley Manor in Chapman, KS, died at Geary Community Hospital in Junction City on Tuesday.

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