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  • Local |Kansas State University | January 06, 2014

    Eighty percent of American toddlers at risk for high blood pressure

    New findings show that many Americans are at risk for high blood pressure because of too much sodium in our diets - and the risk is especially high for children. The study was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings show

  • Obituaries | January 06, 2014


    Joseph E. Sanders, 92, formerly of Centralia, died Friday at his daughter’s home in rural Havensville. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Aug. 7, 1921, at Home City, the son of Joseph W. and Arcena Crevier Sanders. During World War II he

  • January 06, 2014


    LouAnn Livingston, 75, of St. George, died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on July 26, 1938, in Manhattan, the daughter of Carl and Waunita (Kientz) Meyer. Complete service times and obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen

  • Obituaries | January 06, 2014


    Mary Jo Tracy, 81, of Manhattan, died Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Sept. 19, 1932, in Topeka. Complete obituary information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 06, 2014

    Riley County Health Department changes scheduling practices

    The Riley County Health Department changed its service delivery after a patient flow analysis. The health department has switched many of its services from walk-in only to open access scheduling, a type of scheduling that allows for same day or next day appointments.  By

  • Letters | January 06, 2014

    Farm Bill intended to help those who need its benefits

    To the Editor:     Some of our vaunted solons in Washington are quarreling among themselves about how much yet again to reduce food stamps provided qualified recipients under the Farm Bill.     At the same time our solons are quarreling about reform of

  • 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,

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