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  • Local |Business | July 11, 2014

    Stampede to be featured on CMT show Saturday

    This year’s Kicker Country Stampede will be featured at 10 a.m. Saturday on CMT. The annual country music festival, which took place in June at Tuttle Creek State Park near Manhattan, will appear on the CMT Hot 20 Countdown. CMT is on Channel 66 for Cox

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 11, 2014

    Commissioners approve sewer upgrade for University Park

    Riley County commissioners voted Thursday to proceed on a $4.2 million overhaul of the sewer system in University Park. All three commissioners agreed to the motion. County engineer Leon Hobson has said the current sewer system — which was built in 1962 — is deteriorating to the point of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 11, 2014

    Missing teen found

    Riley County police located a Manhattan teen on Thursday just a few hours after she was announced as missing. At about 1:20 p.m., police reported that 16-year-old Arayah Gauna had been gone from her home for more than 24 hours. She had left without giving any

  • General Activities | July 11, 2014

    17ers open Shootout with 4-2 victory

    After a lackluster start to Wednesday’s game in Kansas City, American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers’ coach Steve Disbrow was hoping his team could pick up the pieces for the start of the Great Plains Shootout on Thursday. The 17ers didn’t disappoint him

  • Obituaries | July 11, 2014


    Stephen Braun, 58, Topeka, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, after a six-month battle with cancer. Steve was born July 12, 1955, in Bad Kreuznach, Germany, the son of Walter and Elizabeth (Vestal) Braun. He attended Lawrence High School and Ottawa University. He was employed as a case manager/juvenile intensive

  • July 11, 2014


    June A. Morgan, 83, of Wamego, died Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Eastridge Nursing Facility in Centralia. The family provided the following information. She was born Jan. 27, 1931, in New York, N.Y., the daughter of Rudolph and Mary Hamilton Morgan. June was a secretary for ABC and

  • Obituaries | July 11, 2014


    Steven (Steve) Clark Posler, 47, of Maryland Heights, Mo., died Monday, July 7, 2014, at Lakewood, Wash., while at work on the golf course he was building.  The family provided the following information. Steve was born at Ames, Iowa on Nov. 4, 1966, to Gerry and Shirley Posler. He

  • Football | July 11, 2014

    Three Wildcats make FWAA watch lists

    Three Kansas State players — offensive linemen B.J. Finney and Cody Whitehair, and defensive end Ryan Mueller — were named to watch lists for awards announced by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) on Thursday. Finney and Whitehair were named to the watch list for

  • Local |Business | July 10, 2014

    Manhattan’s largest private employer expands with new store


    GTM Sportswear’s new K-State Super Store bears some resemblance to Bill Snyder Family Stadium’s renovated west side. There’s the color and stone, the building top that resembles a castle, and the general K-Stateness of the new store. “No, it wasn’t intentional,”

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 10, 2014

    Residents respond to sewer project

    University Park property owners told Riley County commissioners Thursday morning they were not happy with the commission’s plans to replace their decaying sewer system. The system, which was built in 1962, was found to be leaking into the ground and on May 19 Riley County Environmental

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