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  • Local |Business | March 02, 2015

    Donors pledge $750K to Discovery Center

    The biggest donation to date for the Flint Hills Discovery Center is coming Tuesday to the Manhattan City Commission for final approval. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Currently anonymous donors are pledging $750,000 for the naming rights of the center’s Tides

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 02, 2015

    Man denied diversion in death of bicyclist

    A Rossville man accused of causing the death of a Manhattan bicyclist after hitting him with a car in June was denied diversion because of his criminal history. Derik Kesler, 33, appeared with counsel, Tom Lemon, Topeka, in Riley County District Court on Monday morning for

  • Local |Business |Neighbors | March 02, 2015

    After surviving Friday the 13th accident, store owner now thinks he’s pretty lucky

    Neighbor.phatch

    Growing up, Rusty Schroll’s life revolved around sports. He played baseball and basketball. He lifted weights. He parlayed a passion for football and baseball cards into his first job, at a trading card store. “I enjoyed trying to build up an impressive collection, but

  • Editorials |Manhattan High School | March 02, 2015

    A championship weekend for MHS

    Congratulations abound after a memorable weekend for Manhattan High School athletes. One of them is now a state champion and others are enjoying Centennial League titles. The state champion is Mason Wallace, a sophomore. He might weigh just 132 pounds, but he’s mighty big on

  • Local | March 02, 2015

    Release at Tulane the latest breach at high-level lab

    Officials at a high-security Louisiana lab still have not determined the cause or the extent of a release of a potentially deadly type of bacteria. Investigators say there is no risk to the public. But the incident, which occurred at the Tulane National Primate Research

  • Arts & Leisure | March 02, 2015

    Brazilian jazz on tap in Topeka

    Ben.nyberg

    TOPEKA — The eighth concert in Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 46th concert season will be Sunday and will feature Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo (pronounced Fig-a-reed’-do) and Stan Kessler’s Sons of Brasil from Kansas City. While the concert is primarily for current members of the

  • Arts & Leisure | March 02, 2015

    MAC farce gives audience a chance to have fun

    Ben.nyberg

    The Manhattan Arts Center Theatre’s production of Ken Ludwig’s lightsome farce, “The Fox on the Fairway,” debuted to a well-filled Grosh Performance Hall this past Friday evening. Three more shows this week: Friday and Saturday evening and a Sunday matinee finale. This is

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 02, 2015

    County to have final health plan meetings

    The final Riley County Community Health Improvement Plan meetings will take place in northern Riley County this week. County Health Department Director Brenda Nickel told county commissioners Monday that the last scheduled CHIP meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the VFW building in Randolph.

  • Obituaries | March 02, 2015

    RICHARD A. HUFFMAN

    Richard A. Huffman, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Clay Center to Alfred and Lyla (Bell) Huffman. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Huffman; and grandson, Mark Huffman. He is survived

  • Obituaries | March 02, 2015

    GLENNA WILSON

    Glenna Louise Wilson, 91, of Manhattan, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born at the family farm home, Haven Hollow, in the Blue Valley Community near Manhattan on May 2, 1923. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen


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