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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 27, 2013

    Police seeking armed robbery suspect

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    Riley County Police are currently looking for a man suspected of carrying out a robbery at Kansas State Bank, 1101 Bluemont Avenue, shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Police describe the suspect as a white male in his 20’s or 30’s, wearing black gloves and a

  • Local |Education | November 27, 2013

    Roosevelt first graders develop interactive museum


    First grader Soleil Disney shared everything that she learned about Native Americans this month at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary. The school’s first grade students held a Native American museum Tuesday where they showcased their school projects. Soleil didn’t take any pauses for breath as

  • Arts & Leisure | November 27, 2013

    Lots of holiday events scheduled on KSU campus

    Holiday-themed music, dance and art events abound on the Kansas State University campus in the month of December. • “The Sound of Christmas,” starring Elisabeth von Trapp with the Carolian Brass, will be presented at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, in McCain Auditorium. Tickets are $14.50-$75, plus

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 27, 2013

    Board disputes control of CVB

    After two hours of deliberations Tuesday night, city commissioners decided they want to take back control of the Convention and Visitors Bureau advisory board. But the CVB budget, currently $1.2 million, apparently will remain with the Chamber of Commerce. Only a change in the city’s

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 27, 2013

    Sebelius claims website to improve

    U.S. health secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday that the battered federal health insurance website will be improved. Sebelius made the claim during a conference call Tuesday with state and local officials across the country. She said everything is on track for a “significantly different

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 27, 2013

    Robbery suspect arrested

    A homeless man was arrested Wednesday in connection with last week’s robbery of Dara’s Fast Lane, 1816 Claflin Road. Travis Bowman, 22, who has no listed address in the Manhattan area, was arrested by Riley County police at 9 p.m. Wednesday on charges of aggravated

  • Obituaries | November 27, 2013


    Collin Michael Baptist, infant son of Capt. Collin Michael Baptist and Erin L. Baptist, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Saturday at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas. Collin was preceded in death by his grandmother, Kathleen V. Baptist, in 1995. Survivors include his parents; grandparents,

  • Obituaries | November 27, 2013


    Daniel Frank ‘Dan’ Herbert, 30, of Overland Park, died Sunday. A funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11822 Holmes in Kansas City, Mo.  Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., one hour prior to the service. The family provided

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | November 27, 2013

    CID investigating Fort Riley rape charge

    FORT RILEY — After a Manhattan woman reported being raped at the fort on Sunday, Master Sgt. Michael Lavigne confirmed that special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) are investigating the allegations. CID is working closely with local law enforcement and takes

  • Obituaries | November 27, 2013


    Thelma Wilkerson, 95, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community — Honstead House. She was born on Sept. 10, 1918, in Kenton, Ohio. She was the daughter of Willis and Mabel (Marmon) Berry. Complete service times and obituary information are pending and will be announced by

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