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  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, October 26, 2015 9:00 Brown, Joseph TERMINATE DIVERSION (14 CR 527) JWG III 9:00 Coombs, David Motion to Cont Hrg (15 CR 297 Poss. w/I to Dist., etc.) JWG III 9:00 Dani, Emmanuel SENTENCING (15 CR 239 Make False Info, etc) BRW III 9:00 Flanagan, Timothy Status (15 CR 549 Disorderly Conduct) .

  • K-State Marching Band moving to new stadium stage

    The KSU Marching Band will have its own section and stage in Bill Snyder Family Stadium, school officials announced Tuesday. The 400-plus-member group will occupy the area below a new concourse walkway in the northeast corner of the stadium, part .

  • Goossen: Budget focuses on ‘unrealistic’ tax reduction Speaker.mercury

    Expecting a “super charge” to the economy after cutting taxes is like expecting to lose weight after eating more, said Duane Goossen, former Kansas state budget director. The Kansas Legislature’s budget focuses on “unrealistic” tax reduction instead of Kansas’ .

  • Group asks for city law on sexual orientation

    Flint Hills Human Rights Project members advocated Tuesday for a new anti-discrimination ordinance to provide protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. The Manhattan City Commission in May 2011 repealed the city’s previous ordinance, which established sexual orientation and gender .

  • Commission delays vote on engineering service

    City officials will work on a proposal for an engineer on-call service for the Manhattan City Commission to consider. The commission received information about the potential service Tuesday instead of voting on it as previously intended. City clerk Gary Fees .

  • After 26 years, Manhattan Broadcasting GM Richard Wartell to retire Retirement.mercury

    Forty-five years ago, Richard Wartell walked into the National Association of Broadcasters building, resumé in hand, and applied for a job. After almost 10 years as the youngest regional manager at one of Washington, D.C.’s largest media lobbying groups, .

  • Arraignment hearing set for man in child rape case

    A Manhattan man accused of raping a child will be arraigned on five felony charges after waiving his preliminary hearing Tuesday. Gregory E. Hoyt, 27, faces two charges of rape and three charges of aggravated criminal sodomy. The crimes are alleged .

  • Indians come up a game short, fall at Washburn Rural

    At halftime of Tuesday’s Class 6A quarterfinal at Washburn Rural, Manhattan High boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso felt like his team was in a great position to advance to state for the second time in program history. The game .

  • ‘Jem and the Holograms’ nice movie for pre-teen girls Christopher.conner

    Directed by John Chu, known for his work on the “Step Up” movies, “Jem and the Holograms” resurrects a mostly forgettable 80s cartoon series. The plot of “Jem and the Holograms” is nothing new. Jerrica Benton (Aubrey Peeples) is an 18 .

  • Situation won’t turn itself around

    The succession of monthly state revenue disappointments has all but dashed Kansans’ hopes that the Legislature’s historic sales and cigarette tax increases last spring had offset the imbalance created by the income tax cuts of 2012 and 2013. The lamentable reality .

  • Plan now to get involved in Veterans Day activities

    To the Editor: “Thank You Veterans!” This is the theme for this year’s Veter-ans Day celebration. The Flint Hills Veterans Coalition invites you to attend and be a part of the 2015 tribute to our veterans. This celebration begins with .

  • Student rentals endangered in areas east of City Park

    To the Editor: “The 15 most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the city, and I’m here to help students get safe and affordable housing.’ ” (A hat tip to Ronald Reagan.) KSU students — beware the real .


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