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  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, June 29, 2015 9:00 DIV III – NO APPEARANCES 10:00 Hamel, Grant Arr./Plea (15 CR 84 Poss. of Alpr. w/i, Poss. of MJ etc.) JWG I 10:30 - _ JJC 10:30 Bradford, Raymond Appear (15 CR 326 VOP) BKD I 10:30 Hancock, William SENTENCING (14 CR 437 Distribute Meth) KSL I 10:30 Harris, .

  • Vaudeville, fire and light camp, 4th of July and more Plan.your.week1  medium1

    TODAY Riley County Genealogical Society Lecture: “Czech Immigration to Cuba Kansas” by Glen F. Lojka, 2 p.m. Lojka, a third generation Czech, was born on a farm near Cuba, Kansas. He attended a one room country school, attended college, earned .

  • Shelton, Evans take the Stampede stage in third night of music festival Blakeshelton.mercury

    The third day of Country Stampede culminated in much-anticipated headline performances by Sara Evans and NBC’s “The Voice” host Blake Shelton. Sen. Jerry Moran came onstage with two Vietnam veterans prior to Shelton’s performance to commemorate the 50th .

  • Perfect attendance: Man has been to every Stampede

    Now in its 20th year, Country Stampede has become an annual tradition for many of the fans who thronged to Tuttle Creek State Park this weekend to attend the four-day country music festival. “It’s something we look forward to .

  • Area LGBT community celebrates court’s gay marriage ruling

    Friday’s landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states was a long-awaited cause for celebration for members of the Manhattan-area LGBT community. They took the opportunity to reflect upon the progress they had witnessed in recent years .

  • Wheat harvest under way

    Wheat crops in the Flint Hills have survived their recent drownings by Mother Nature. Harvest is roughly halfway over, and producers are dealing with the recent wet months while pushing out the state’s signature crop. “Overall, it looks like .

  • An easterner’s view of Stampede

    I am an East Coast guy. I have lived in Frederick, Md., a city about 45 miles from Washington, D.C., for the last 19 years. I have never had a prolong stay at any other place until this summer. I am .

  • District discussing ramifications of block grant ruling

    USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden school district officials are working to interpret a decision released by a panel of Shawnee County judges that says the block grant school finance plan is neither equitable nor adequate. The school finance law that was under judicial .

  • Country music fest has its own fashion rules, trends Stampfash-1433.mercury

    Country Stampede is whole different universe — or at least it sometimes feels that way. When tens of thousands of fans descend upon Tuttle Creek State Park for the four-day music event each year, a temporary civilization springs up with its .

  • Conducting some home experiments

    It may be self-apparent since I’m writing this column, but I need to make something very clear — I am not a trained scientist. My education in mixing chemicals and documenting the scientific method pretty much concluded in high school, .

  • Blue Rapids revamps historic local library Library6.mercury

    BLUE RAPIDS — A tiny library in Blue Rapids recently underwent big changes upon completion of an addition to the original one-room, 700-square-foot building. The project doubled the space of the historic building, which is the oldest in Kansas to be .

  • Mueller likes chance with Chargers B1.10.20.13.ksufb.mercury

    Ryan Mueller watched the NFL Draft anxiously waiting for his name to be called. But the former Kansas State defensive end never heard his name called on the first weekend of May. Instead, his phone starting ringing immediately after the .





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