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  • Obituaries | February 25, 2015


    Vernon C. Miller, 85, of Junction City, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Geary Community Hospital in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. Vernon was born Nov. 18, 1929, in rural Geary County to Charles Jonathan and Edna Ruth Knopp Miller. He spent his life on

  • Obituaries | February 25, 2015


    Robert M. Rodriguez, 81, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. The family provided some of the following information. Robert was born on June 14, 1933, in Bastrop, Texas, the son of Luis and Ramona Rodriguez. He graduated from Central

  • Obituaries | February 25, 2015


    Larry M. Bishop, 82, of Blue Rapids, died on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Blue Valley Senior Living. Larry was born Feb. 15, 1934, in Blue Rapids, to Beryl F. (Reedy) and Donald J. Bishop. He joined the U.S. Navy at age 17. He spent many years over the road

  • Manhattan High School | February 24, 2015

    MHS boys rally to beat JC, clinch share of title

    JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball needed another rally to do it, but the Indians came back in the fourth quarter and took control to win 70-57 at Junction City Tuesday night. Manhattan clinched at least a share of the school’s first Centennial

  • Manhattan High School | February 24, 2015

    MHS girls rout Junction City

    JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a strong first half to build a 17-point lead at the break before building on it in the second half in a 60-35 win Tuesday night in Junction City. The Indians held the Blue Jays to 2

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 24, 2015

    Morse doubles foes’ dough

    Linda Morse has received more than double the campaign contributions of the nearest Manhattan City Commission candidate. Monday was the deadline for the six Manhattan City Commission candidates’ campaign finance reports, covering the period from Jan. 1 through Feb. 19. Morse, retired K-State registrar, received $6,135 in contributions

  • Local |Business | February 24, 2015

    Move breathes new life into last video-only rental store


    Two weeks. That’s how much longer Scott Bauer thought he would keep Digital Shelf open. “Rent was going up in our old location,” the owner said. “I was contemplating closing down period, but then this spot became available.” Bauer spoke in his new location

  • Local |Business | February 24, 2015

    Most home values up in Riley County

    Residential property owners in Riley County will see an average increase of 3 to 5 percent in appraised values for 2014. The appraiser’s office has completed its 2015 review process and mailed “change of value notices” to property owners, county appraiser Greg McHenry said. The increase for residential

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 24, 2015

    Judge moves to limit some testimony in daycare case

    Doctors can offer their expert opinions but can’t testify that a daycare provider’s actions caused the injuries to a child in her care, a Riley County judge said Tuesday. The child sustained a bruise on the head after Lesa Heiman held the child

  • Editorials | February 24, 2015

    Kansas standards serve students well

    One piece of good news to come out of a legislative committee hearing Monday on a proposal to repeal the state’s education standards was the reminder that lawmakers probably won’t resolve the controversy this year because they have other, more pressing, challenges. And

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