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  • Obituaries | June 27, 2013

    Caroline Dugger

    Caroline E. Dugger, 74, of Manhattan died Monday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Letters | June 27, 2013

    Many contributed to success of recent ‘Taste of the Ville’

    To the Editor: Thank you, thank you, thank you! Saturday evening, June 8, the second “Taste of the Ville” was held in Aggieville. And what an evening it was. This important fundraiser for PEO Chapter IL was truly a great experience for anyone wanting to sample

  • Letters | June 27, 2013

    We’re fortunate to have an independent judiciary

    To the Editor: The recent sentence imposed by our district court judge John Bosch in a tragic drunk driving case has generated a lot of comment.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 27, 2013

    Former assistant professor sentenced to probation

    A former visiting assistant professor at Kansas State University entered an Alford plea Thursday afternoon on the amended charge of lewd and lascivious behavior for reportedly assaulting a female friend in 2007. In court, District Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced William Yankey, 29, to 36 months probation for the

  • Local |Education | June 27, 2013

    Board $800,000 short in budget

    USD 383 will need at least $804,795 beyond its current budget authority to fund current commitments for the 2013-14 school year. Budget director Lew Faust noted that figure in a presentation to the USD 383 school board Wednesday meeting. One unfunded need is a result of the board’

  • Local |Business | June 27, 2013

    Morgan looks to make downtown more fun

    Ward Morgan wants to make downtown Manhattan the Aggieville for professionals. Morgan, owner of CivicPlus, which develops websites for local governments across the country, has several buildings downtown and is in the process of constructing a new one at the southwest corner of Fourth and

  • Editorials | June 27, 2013

    Court didn’t follow Huelskamp’s Law

    Tim Huelskamp, who represents Manhattan and the rest of the 1st Congressional District in Congress, is at it again. He’s not just unhappy with the Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday on the Defense of Marriage Act, he’s outraged. And acting as a voice

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 27, 2013

    Researchers use campus photography to discover what makes an ideal college campus

    A picture may be worth a thousand words, but Sarah Flynn’s pictures may lead to changes that could inspire thousands of future leaders and innovators. Flynn, a 2013 Kansas State University master’s graduate in landscape architecture, Yorkville, Ill., used photography to research how to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 27, 2013

    Yankey to enter plea

    The former K-State professor accused of raping a friend in 2007 is expected to enter a plea in Riley County District Court Thursday afternoon. William Yankey, 29, who was arrested for rape in 2012, is scheduled to appear in front of District Judge Meryl Wilson, who presided over

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 27, 2013

    County has more issues with new law

    County officials dealt with more confusion over the new concealed carry regulations Thursday, this time related to signage and employees. Public works director Leon Hobson and county counselor Clancy Holeman raised the issue of signage, saying temporary signage now in use would need to change

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