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  • Editorials | January 13, 2015

    Let’s not dismiss cyber ‘prank’

    Given the attention focused on the hacking Monday of U.S. Central Command of military forces in the Middle East, Americans might wonder how much they ought to worry. In public, military spokesmen liken the attack on CentCom’s Twitter and YouTube accounts to “cybervandalism”

  • Letters | January 13, 2015

    Beware of phony science in climate change debate

    To the Editor: Regarding the Jan 7 letter, “Actual science disproves claims of warming alarmists,” when you read a statement like that, you can be positive it’s not coming from a scientist or anyone who knows anything about the world of science. “Actual science” comes

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 13, 2015

    Two men arrested in Ogden burglary

    Two men were arrested Tuesday in connection with the burglary of an Ogden laundromat. Riley County police arrested Douglas Lee Carson, 32, and Evan Dary Megaw, 36, both of Ogden, for the burglary of Ogden Coin Laundromat, 301 Eighth St., that resulted in $1,875 in damage and loss. Carson

  • Obituaries | January 13, 2015

    JOHN WILLIAM MACHIN III

    John William Machin III, 74, of Riley, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Jan. 6, 1941, in Wamego. He was the son of John William Machin, Jr. and Ruth Elizabeth (Burgess) Machin. On April 13, 1963, he was

  • Women's Basketball | January 13, 2015

    Confident Craig making plays for Cats

    Craig.phatch

    Bri Craig just knew if she didn’t make the shot she was coming out of the game Sunday afternoon. The Kansas State junior fired up a deep 3-pointer with no hesitation on the catch to put the Wildcats up six with a minute to

  • Men's Basketball | January 13, 2015

    Foster still improving after his big week

    Fostercolor.phatch

    Bruce Weber hasn’t held back from saying Marcus Foster has been “magical” from 3-point range this season. But the Kansas State men’s basketball team also needed more from the face of its program, and that’s what led to his benching at Oklahoma

  • Local |Business | January 12, 2015

    Couples say ‘I do’ to wedding services at bridal show

    Hundreds of soon-to-be brides — and some soon-to-be grooms — browsed wedding vendor booths Sunday afternoon at the Flint Hills Bridal Show. More than 50 vendors showcased everything couples might need for their weddings, including wedding dresses, table decorations, DJs, hotel accommodations, photographers, teeth whitening and the crowd’

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 12, 2015

    City to discuss airport operator building

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss options on Tuesday about dealing with general aviation expansion at the Manhattan Regional Airport. The joint work session with the Airport Advisory Board starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The purpose of the session is to address constructing

  • Neighbors | January 12, 2015

    Aggieville gig just part of Harms’ involvement in the community

    Neighbor.phatch

    Rod Harms wanted to be a part of the community. He became the Aggieville Business Association executive director in September. Harms is also the president of the Civitas Group, a development company involved in restoration and erosion projects, building straw bale homes and finding new

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 12, 2015

    Man pleads guilty to June aggravated assault

    A Manhattan man who fired a handgun into an apartment wall and held a man at gunpoint with a shotgun before surrendering to police in June pleaded guilty Monday morning. Kevin Flynn, who was 26 at the time of the crime, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault


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