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  • Aggieville shooter sentenced to 7 years

    A Manhattan man was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Monday for an April shooting near Aggieville. In Riley County District Court, Chief Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced Dontay Tabron, 21, to 89 months in prison for second-degree attempted murder. Tabron .

  • Sheriff seeking funding for narcotics detective

    The Pott County Sheriff’s Department budget request for 2016 includes funds for a narcotics detective and a company to manage medical costs for the jail. Sheriff Greg Riat told commissioners Monday he isn’t seeking wage increases for his department, .

  • Cameron: Lundquist sounds off on college athletics Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Despite enduring recent shoulder surgery that requires a clumsy sling encircling his right arm, Verne Lundquist is in a jovial mood. He co-hosted a very special golf tournament this past weekend here in his hometown — a reunion .

  • Important work too rarely noticed

    Often when a corrections department is in the news, the news isn’t good. As often as not, the news involves an escape or a scandal. Thus the report this week that the Riley County Community Corrections Department is functioning .

  • If it walks, quacks like a duck…

    Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick, who in 2010 was voted Legislator of the Year by the American Legislative Ex-change Council (ALEC), sent a fundraising appeal to lobbyists during the 2015 legislative session asking for gifts ranging from $5,000 to $100,000. Merrick, a member of .

  • ‘Southpaw’ comes across as calculating, cynical, thin G.w.clift1

    Boxing movies are usually among the most emotionally manipulative of all films. Antoine Fuqua’s “Southpaw” would be the heavy-weight champ of melodramas, except for its casting. Jake Gyllenhaal is too little, it seems, even to be a light-heavy, though .

  • Evans family donates $1M to Academic Success Center

    Ike and Letty Evans, Bluffton, South Carolina, are supporting the Academic Success Center in the College of Engineering at Kansas State University with a $1 million donation. The center provides a variety of services dedicated to helping students achieve academic success .

  • Higgins to lead Center for Economic Education

    Eric Higgins has been named director of the Center for Economic Education at Kansas State University. The appointment was jointly announced by the university and the Kansas Council for Economic Education. In addition to being head of the finance department .

  • JAMES K. QUINLAN

    James Kenneth “Jim” Quinlan, 87, of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born April 10, 1928, in Manhattan, the son of Leon Reed and Nellie (Valore) Quinlan. Jim served .

  • ROOSEVELT NASH

    Roosevelt Nash, 71, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 26, 2015, at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He worked as a mail carrier at the Manhattan Post Office for 11 years, and was retired from the U.S. Army after 21 .

  • Body found in Topeka believed to be that of missing Manhattan man

    A body found in a vehicle in a Dillon’s parking lot in Topeka was preliminarily identified as that of missing Manhattan man, according to his family. Though Topeka police have not positively identified the man, family members of Bob .

  • Corrections exceeds state’s standards

    The Riley County Community Corrections Department did well over the past year, according to its quarterly and year-end outcome report. The department, which seeks to reduce crime by working with adult and juvenile offenders sentenced to complete an intensive probation .





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