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  • Letters | January 06, 2014

    We cannot censor our students’ or faculty’s speech

    To the Editor: I have suspected for a long time that no one ever listens to me! In September, I wrote a letter to the editor concerning the KU professor’s comments on the NRA. It was printed in the Manhattan Mercury and Lawrence Journal-World.

  • Men's Basketball | January 06, 2014

    Cats look to avoid letdown at TCU

    Even before Kansas State took the court against Oklahoma State on Saturday, Wildcats’ coach Bruce Weber wanted his team to begin thinking about another team. (Kansas State guard Will Spradling runs to the bench to celebrate his teammate’s 74-71 upset victory over No. 6 Oklahoma

  • Women's Basketball | January 06, 2014

    Poor shooting dooms K-State women

    AUSTIN, Texas — The Kansas State women’s basketball team suffered through one of its worst shooting performances of the season on Sunday and it cost the Wildcats. Texas jumped out to a big first-half lead and never looked back, easing past the Wildcats, 67-53, at

  • Court Calendar | January 05, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, January 6, 2014 9:00   Horne, Levertis   Motion’s Hrg (12 CR 680 Agg. Robbery, etc)  BKD&KSL; I 9:00 –  BKD 9:00   Adams, Jesse   SENTENCING (13 CR 599 CDP)  JJC   III 9:00   Bates, Christopher   Arraignment (13 CR 568 Rape x 3, etc)  BRW   III 9:00   Brumback,

  • Local | January 05, 2014

    Manhattanites flock to Tuttle Creek ‘Eagle Day’

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    Perhaps the area’s bald eagles became a little camera shy for a hopeful audience late Saturday morning. Two busloads of potential eagle viewers, closely followed by a caravan of cars, drove along the roads of Tuttle Creek Park as a part of the 26th

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 05, 2014

    Horne readies for new trial

    A Manhattan man is preparing for another trial in an aggravated robbery case after his initial trial resulted in a hung jury. Levertis Horne, 22, appeared in Riley County District Court for a pre-trial hearing on Friday. Horne is facing two counts of aggravated robbery, two

  • Local |Business |Obituaries | January 05, 2014

    Sign business entrepreneur Thomas dies

    Blaine Thomas, a prominent local businessman, died Friday in his home at age 90. Thomas owned Thomas Sign Service, a billboard business, at 1515 Fair Lane. He began operation in 1941. Thomas became a bit of civic activist throughout the years, continually bickering with city government on behalf

  • Local |Education | January 05, 2014

    District educators given primer on new technology

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    Before teachers can resume instructing their students, they had to go back to school. A total of 80 sessions, each ranging in size from 35 to 80 teachers, took place Friday for USD 383’s Little Apple Tech Fest – a full day of professional development for district instructors. Teachers

  • Local |Business | January 05, 2014

    Bookstore welcomes new cat

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    Several months after the death of Cleo—The Dusty Bookshelf’s longtime feline resident—the store has welcomed a new addition. Oliver, a young, black-and-white tuxedo cat, has moved up in the world from under the Varsity Donut food truck in an Aggieville alley to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 05, 2014

    Driver arressted in fatal crash

    A Leonardville man involved in the October accident that killed a Blue Valley High senior was arrested Friday for involuntary manslaughter. Garrett Smith Olson, 20, was arrested by the Riley County Police Department for involuntary manslaughter and failure to stop at an injury accident. Olson was


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