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  • Local | August 17, 2014

    ‘Boggin’ in the Vista’ a muddy slice of small-town fun

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    ALTA VISTA — Is there a need to construct a 200-foot long pit of mud and drive turbo-charged trucks and Jeeps with gigantic tires through it as fast as mechanically possible? Of course not. But who doesn’t like to get a little dirty every now

  • Local |Fort Riley | August 17, 2014

    Leaders at Fort Riley and other installations alarmed at effect of possible drawdowns

    LEAVENWORTH — Army fatigues are ubiquitous in Leavenworth, a town synonymous with the storied military fort that gives the place its name. But many of those uniforms could go away in the wake of an Army study that contemplates cutting personnel at Fort Leavenworth in half

  • Local |Business | August 17, 2014

    Book store prepares for move

    Claflin Books and Copies is moving to a new home from its former location at 1814 Claflin Road. While the official opening date hasn’t been set, the store soon will be at 103 North Fourth St. Owner Stormy Kennedy said it was a shock to have

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 17, 2014

    RCPD evaluates use of force in wake of Mo. riots

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    When it comes to law enforcement, use of force is a possible course of action not to be taken lightly. In Ferguson, Mo., local and state authorities are seeing the results of one police officer’s decision to use force. Whether Darren Wilson was justified

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 17, 2014

    Police search for rape suspect

    Riley County police on Saturday were searching for a man suspected of raping a woman in her mid-twenties known to him. The search comes after police received a call reporting a rape at 12:45 p.m. on Friday. The crime reportedly occurred in the northern part

  • Arts & Leisure | August 17, 2014

    Former comic/DJ begins new chapter

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    She’s a jack of all trades and the master of every one of them. Manhattan’s Mary Renee is a standup comedian, a go-to emcee for parades and festivals, an actress, a former radio personality and DJ, and a writer. There’s one thing

  • Off The Beat | August 17, 2014

    Thank you for the laughs

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    While I was perusing the Twitter Thursday night, I saw a tweet from a friend that read, “Butterscotch candies give me life.” I chuckled and as a courtesy, I “favorited” it — also known as “starring” in Twitter-speak. Then a voice in my head responded to

  • Football | August 17, 2014

    K-State gives football fans sneak peek

    With two weeks until the season starts, the Kansas State football team held its annual dress rehearsal for fans on Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The team entertained fans with the last hour of its Saturday practice, giving an inside look to the estimated 3,000

  • Football | August 17, 2014

    Lamur trying to move past 2013 season

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Late last month, during the early stages of his third training camp for the Cincinnati Bengals, former Kansas State defensive back and now NFL linebacker Emmanuel Lamur decided to ratchet up his intensity. It also helped instigate the first altercation of the

  • Manhattan High School | August 17, 2014

    Manhattan High to conduct first practices

    The 2014-15 athletic year at Manhattan High will get underway this week, as each of the school’s seven fall sports will begin practicing. The football team’s upperclassmen will practice Monday through Wednesday from 3:15-6 p.m., while the freshmen will practice on the


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