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  • Obituaries | February 24, 2013

    K. Glenn Axelton

    K. Glenn Axelton, 74, died Friday.

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2013

    Judith Heikes

    Judith Ann Heikes, 70, of Riley died Friday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2013

    Alan Parrish

    Alan Leroy Parrish, 48, of Auburn, Neb., died Wednesday in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2013

    Leon Watson

    Leon Watson, 63, of Manhattan died Friday at his residence.

  • Gardening | February 24, 2013

    If you build a rain barrel… will it fill?


    The Manhattan Area Garden Show wrapped up last weekend. Thanks to everyone that participated. Our theme was to provide information on proper watering. You have to have access to water to make it happen. One method to having water is to collect rain. I was

  • Court Calendar | February 23, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, February 25, 2013 9:00 - JJC 9:00 Bise, Crystal Status (13 CR 23 CDP) JJC III 9:00 Booher, Adam Motion for Parole (10 CR 472 Theft) BKD III 9:00 Briggs, Travis SENTENCING (12 TR 4126 DUI [2nd]) JWG III 9:00 Brun, Cole Status (13 CR 74 Poss MJ) BCF III 9:00 Bush, Laura SENTENCING (11 TR 714 DUI [1st]) JWG III 9:00 Cardwell,

  • Movies | February 22, 2013

    ‘Beautiful Creatures’ makes its story new


    He’s a teenager from small town South Carolina. He reads Vonnegut and Burroughs and eventually Bukowski (ugh). He sings along to his big old car’s radio as vintage Dylan plays. He knows his life will be fine once he leaves his confining hometown.

  • Manhattan High School | February 22, 2013

    MHS hoops will travel to Topeka

    It’s safe to say Thursday’s snowstorm has done plenty to disrupt the end to the high school basketball regular season. MHS athletic director Mike Marsh said the games at Topeka Seaman will be played as scheduled tonight. With both Indian teams locked in

  • Manhattan High School | February 22, 2013

    Indians hit the road for hectic state weekend

    With double-digit snow totals all over the state, it’s hard to imagine state wrestling weekend going smoothly for anyone involved. KSHSAA has amended the schedule — twice — and is doing what it can to keep things on track and allow each team the necessary time

  • Editorials | February 22, 2013

    Cell towers in Yellowstone?

    National parks don’t jump to the top of many priority lists in February; what talk there is about them seems to focus on lingering controversies involving snowmobiles, pollution and wolves. And though there are plenty of uncertainties — starting with funding cuts — for folks planning

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