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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 05, 2013

    Police check on men missing since 1981


    Riley County police are investigating the disappearance of two men who went missing in 1981 and asking citizens for any tips or information they might have. The investigation is part of a routine check on the case and is not the result of new information, said

  • Columns | December 05, 2013

    An evening conversation: room at the inn?

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Emily Wagner had a good news, bad news kind of week. The executive director of the Manhattan Emergency Shelter appeared before city commissioners Tuesday night, asking that a loan balance of $54,000 be forgiven. The original loan of $135,000 was granted in 2008, in order to fund construction

  • Editorials | December 05, 2013

    So little time, so much to do

    Maybe there’s something to the number 13. The present session of this Congress, the 113th, is on schedule in 2013 to be the least productive since World War II. So far, lawmakers have approved just 55 laws. By this time last year, Congress had passed more than 280

  • Columns | December 05, 2013

    ‘Mac’ honored Warriors Creed

    Dale Fitzke Contributing Writer America lost a true hero on Nov. 27. Earl “Mac” McClung, a member of the famed Band of Brothers of World War II, passed away at his home in Pueblo West, Colo. Mac had served as a scout for Easy Company, 2nd

  • Letters | December 05, 2013

    Remember to donate food, checks at holiday parade

    To the Editor,  It has been my privilege to volunteer on the marketing committee for the Mayor’s Christmas Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade since its beginning. Now in its 12th year, this wonderful event is a chance for our community to come

  • Arts & Leisure | December 05, 2013

    WinterDance, ‘Toyland’

    Winter-like weather is setting in. But it won’t stop these wintry events.  The dance department at K-State presents WinterDance, featuring a diverse collection of modern, jazz, ballet, movement theatre, and African dance styles all choreographed by K-State dance faculty and performed by talented

  • Manhattan High School | December 05, 2013

    Beat up Indians open vs. Derby

    At some point during the upcoming basketball season, Manhattan High head boys’ basketball coach Tim Brooks expects to have some decent depth when he looks to his bench. (Manhattan High point guard Alex Stitt dribbles past a defender during a home game last season at

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 05, 2013

    Courthouse receives bomb threat

    The Riley County Courthouse was threatened with a bomb around 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said no bomb was found on the premises and police do not know who made the threat. Some residents might have received an IRIS emergency alert

  • Manhattan High School | December 05, 2013

    Indians take 2nd in opener

    The Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team opened up the season with a second-place finish at the Topeka West Invitational on Wednesday, finishing behind league foe Washburn Rural. The Indians finished with 353 team points, well ahead of third-place Topeka High (266) and fourth-place Topeka Seaman (246),

  • Manhattan High School | December 05, 2013

    MHS girls to lean on Price, Ballard

    Perhaps the biggest adjustment this year’s Manhattan High girls’ basketball team will make is learning to play without Elayna Spilker. (Manhattan High’s Caroline Ballard pulls up for a jumper during a game last season at MHS. The Indians open the season Friday at

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