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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 10, 2015

    RCPD reports 30-plus shots fired in parking lot

    More than 30 shots were fired from two handguns at approximately 3 a.m. on Sunday in the parking lot of a Manhattan business rented out for an after-hours party. Riley County police arrived with lights and sirens to Britt’s Garden Acres, 1400 S. Scenic Drive, Capt.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 10, 2015

    1 injured in Ogden shooting early Tuesday

    One person was flown to a hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound in Ogden early Tuesday morning. Riley County police responded at 2:10 a.m. to a report of a shooting in the 500 block of Riley Avenue in Ogden. The victim, whom police have not identified,

  • Obituaries | March 10, 2015


    Norman C. Thomas, 88, died Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Norman was born Nov. 5, 1926, in Manhattan, the son of Ora and Alta May (Shields) Thomas. Norman was the owner/operator of Thomas Neon &

  • Editorials | March 10, 2015

    Legislators aren’t being honest

    If the governor, legislative leaders, the Kansas Chamber of Commerce and the Kansas Policy Institute want to throw out the existing school finance formula, it simply doesn’t matter what education officials in districts large and small and in every corner of the state say.

  • Letters | March 10, 2015

    Common sense is part of Manhattan’s magic

    To the Editor: Over the past five to 10 years, Manhattan has been the envy of communities across America. That’s because of a lot of things lining up right. There’s been great communication between the community, K-State and Fort Riley. Put simply, it’s

  • Obituaries | March 10, 2015


    Steven H. Dreith, 61, died Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. Steven was born Sept. 2, 1953, in Manhattan, the son of Robert E. and Gretchen (Stockwell) Dreith. He grew up on the farm near Winkler that was settled

  • Obituaries | March 10, 2015


    John Brown, 93, of Manhattan, died at his home Monday, March 9, 2015. Services and arrangements for Mr. Brown will be announced later by Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan.

  • Letters | March 10, 2015

    We all should jot down some words about our lives

    To the Editor: In the Sunday paper, I read about the World War II vets here in Manhattan who gathered together and with the help of some outside funds videotaped some stories of their personal involvement in that war. These are good things, these recordings —

  • Movies | March 10, 2015

    Lots of variety on ‘New Videos’ shelves this month


    We used to think that late winter and early spring were the months when movie studios would dump their least satisfactory products on the market. But this year we’ve seen some solid entertainments appear out at the 12-plex and few real cinematic dogs. We

  • Men's Basketball | March 10, 2015

    Foster says he’s staying at K-State

    Sitting in the locker room in Lubbock, Texas, on Feb. 4, it didn’t take long for Marcus Foster to know how he felt about his three-game suspension. He missed the game of basketball. Getting benched in January had never completely brought the Kansas State sophomore

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