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  • Homeowners learn flood strategies at open house

    More than 40 residents living within the Blue River floodplain area attended an open house Wednesday to learn about how living within the flood area will affect them. Senior planner Chad Bunger said there are approximately 200 single-family homes in the Blue .

  • Police searching for armed robber

    Riley County police are searching for a man who robbed a Manhattan Dollar General store Wednesday night. Officers were alerted to an armed robbery at the store, 2321 Tuttle Creek Blvd, at 10:06 p.m. Preliminary information released by police indicated the .

  • District to use health building for lunch program

    Riley County commissioners approved an agreement between the county health department and USD 383 Monday morning that will allow the use of the health department building as an additional site to provide a summer feeding program for children 18 years and younger .

  • Schoen attributes crime drop to economy, patrols

    Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen told county commissioners the crime rate continues to drop in the area. “We continue to sit around in our staff meetings and pinch ourselves on a regular basis as a result of the .

  • Flint Hills transit entity remains on hold

    The Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration (RTA) is still on hold, according to comments at the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) meeting Wednesday. Gary Stith, deputy director of the Flint Hills Regional Council, said attorneys for the Federal Transit .

  • Debt has funded great improvements

    Wynn Butler, who was installed as Manhattan’s mayor at the City Commission meeting Tuesday, is an unabashed fiscal conservative. The city needs folks in authority whose focus is on the bottom line, and Mayor Butler has shown himself to .

  • Science Olympiad Fun Night was challenging, educational

    To the Editor: As part of the USD 383 Elementary Science Olympiad Family Fun Night on March 13, nearly 100 students in grades three through six and their families designed and built straw towers as architects and surveyed rocks and minerals as geologists, .

  • Indians win home swimming invite Emmabartlett500ydfreestyle.phatch

    The Manhattan High swimming and diving team has reached the portion of its season where the volume of its workouts continues to rise and athletes must battle through fatigue both in practice and on race days. But exhaustion didn’t .

  • K-State team designs, builds wind turbine for competition

    A team from Kansas State University looks to blow away the field at the upcoming U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition. The university’s team is one of 10 teams from across the country that will take part in .

  • Prep Easter meal with proper care

    OLATHE - If you plan on munching on those Easter eggs after you’ve dyed them, pay egg-stra attention to how you cook them, says a Kansas State University Food Safety Specialist. Londa Nwadike, of the K-State Olathe campus, offers .

  • PHILIP SESTER

    Philip Lawrence ‘Larry’ Sester, 74, of rural Wamego, died Tuesday in Topeka. Larry was born March 31, 1940, in Wamego. He was the son of Sylvester and Mildred Immenschuh Sester. He attended local schools and graduated from Wamego High School then served for .

  • MARY SELWITZ

    Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” “Marby” (Connet) Selwitz of Carlsbad, Calif., died Jan. 12. She was born Sept. 28, 1941, in Washington, D.C., where her parents, Don and Alice Connet, of Manhattan, lived during World War II. She was their first born. Moving .





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