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  • Gardening | December 09, 2012

    How to care for household plants


    It is nice to work with indoor plants. One doesn’t have to pay attention to the weather forecast. You know that you will need to water them. Temperature is manageable indoors no matter the daily fluctuation. Wind and other physical injuries are less common.

  • Court Calendar | December 09, 2012

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Riley County Attorney’s Office MASTER CALENDAR Monday, December 10, 2012 9:00 Ballou, David SENTENCING (12 CR 539 Violation of Stalking Order) JJC III 9:00 Brun, Cole SENTENCING (12 CR 106 Robbery) BCF III 9:00 Cooper, Frank Status (12 CR 589 Dom Batt – 2nd, Battery) JJC III 9:00 Davis, Mark Appear (12 TR 4226 DUI [1st]) JWG III 9:00 Davis,

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 09, 2012

    Former K-State, NFL player returns for college diploma 8 years later

    Graduation diploma.phatch

    You’ll have to excuse the student speaker at the K-State College of Human Ecology graduation for taking a while to earn his degree. Nick Leckey had to make a six-year detour to the National Football League before finishing college. Leckey, a four-year starter at

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 09, 2012

    Man gets 5 years for murder attempt

    A Manhattan man convicted of one count of attempted second-degree murder was sentenced Friday in Riley County District Court to 59 months, or approximately five years, with the Kansas Department of Corrections. Tyrell Brown, 27, originally was arrested in January after he shot a man following a

  • December 09, 2012

    Noble buys fixer-upper fire truck for city in Zambia


    A journey begins and ends in Africa. Fifteen years ago, Colin Noble, owner of Noble Hospitality and the Holiday Inn at the Campus, took a trip to Africa to visit a friend who owns a farm in Zambia. Between hunting on safari and enjoying the

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 09, 2012

    Jankovich to seek re-election

    Rich jankovich.phatch

    Commissioner Rich Jankovich on Friday for for re-election in the 2013 city commission race. Jankovich was elected in 2010 to a two-year term. “I think the biggest thing is to maintain the positive direction the city is going in right now, and being as fiscally responsible as

  • Local |Kansas State University |Agriculture | December 09, 2012

    New KSU themed wheat for 150 years celebration

    Starting next year, farmers throughout the nation’s breadbasket can plant a little Kansas State University purple pride. A new Kansas State University-themed wheat variety will be introduced in February 2013 — the month the university begins its sesquicentennial celebration. The variety is named 1863 in honor of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 09, 2012

    Saturday afternoon aggravated robbery

    Jessica Farmer, 61, of Manhattan, reported that she was attacked and that her pursue was taken at around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Osage Street. Farmer said she was struck with a blunt object while she was walking in the alley in the 900 block

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 09, 2012

    Fiesta Bowl pep rally Jan. 2 in Arizona

    The K-State Alumni Association has released more details on the fan activities for the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz. The pep rally for the K-State football team will take place TBD Wednesday, Jan. 2 at Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix. It is free and

  • Obituaries | December 09, 2012

    Gaston A. Catalan Jr.

    Gaston A. “Gus” Catalan Jr,, 81, of Manhattan, died Saturday. Memorial services will be announced later by Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation.

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