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  • Local |Government & Politics | January 28, 2015

    Judge: Cost prohibits many from getting justice

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    The biggest problem in accessing the legal system in Riley County is the ability to pay for a lawyer, a local judge said on Tuesday. Speaking at the Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice’s quarterly potluck, Magistrate Judge Sheila Hochhauser said most of the

  • Local |Business | January 28, 2015

    ‘Sniper’ resonates despite controversy


    “American Sniper” begins with the lead character trying to decide whether or not to shoot a child, and the emotional level that it maintains throughout the film is reflected off the silver screen. Clint Eastwood’s latest directorial venture starring Bradley Cooper is drawing attention

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 28, 2015

    New patching material chosen for Belvue Bridge

    Commissioners from two counties agreed Monday to proceed with a new patching material for the Belvue Bridge — at least on a trial basis. Meeting in joint session Monday afternoon at Alma, Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee County Commissioners continued a discussion of both short and long-term solutions

  • Editorials | January 28, 2015

    Budget cuts only hinder IRS services

    The IRS is one of those agencies Americans love to hate. It’s the “tax man.” We might like or need many of the things we pay taxes for, but we can still hold the collectors in contempt, if only because it makes us feel

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 28, 2015

    Rape suspect arrested

    A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday on two Wabaunsee County warrants and given a high bond for an August rape incident. Clayton Skylar Garibaldi, 18, 411 Laramie St., faces charges of rape, aggravated assault, aggravated indecent liberties with a child, aggravated indecent solicitation of a child and

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 28, 2015

    KSU nominates four for Truman scholarship

    Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2015 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. The Truman Scholarship recognizes college students who are committed to careers in public service, government or the nonprofit sector. Ciara Chambers, a junior in political science, Spanish and international studies with a

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2015


    Terry “Sparky” Andrew Schlegel, 61, of Manhattan, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Terry was born in Manhattan, on July 19, 1953. He was the son of Marjorie Frances (Noll) Schlegel and the late William A. Schlegel.  He was a graduate of

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2015


    Bill Faith, 91, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Born on March 22, 1923, he was a longtime Manhattan resident where he was the founder of Faith Furniture which has remained a family owned and operated business for generations. Additional obituary

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2015


    Grant Eric Hepner, 38, of Manhattan, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Via-Christi-St. Francis Hospital in Wichita as the result of an accidental gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was born Jan. 14, 1977, in Manhattan. He was the son of Terry E. and Christine E. (Reid-Selth) Hepner. Grant

  • Movies | January 28, 2015

    Paddington Bear finally brought to big screen


    It took seven years to bring Paddington Bear, the marmalade loving children’s book character from darkest Peru, to the big screen. “Paddington” stars Hugh Bonneville and Sally Hawkins as Henry and Mary Brown. The risk-averse Henry Brown and the compassionate Mary are on opposite

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