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  • Local |Education | December 31, 2014

    Manhattan man files for USD 378 board

    Tom Richard of Manhattan filed to run for a Riley County USD 378 school board at-large position on Tuesday. Richard has occupied the seat since August, replacing an outgoing member, Dan Thomsom, who resigned to comply with the district’s nepotism policy after his wife was

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 31, 2014

    Preliminary hearing set in August rape case

    The preliminary hearing for a Fort Riley soldier facing a rape charge in connection with an August incident appeared in Riley County District Court Tuesday. Spc. Sean Wedgwood, 22, was arrested on a warrant for an Aug. 30 rape of a woman he knew, according to police

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 31, 2014

    Bond reduced for man who damaged 2 stores

    A Marysville man accused of wrecking a vehicle into two Manhattan businesses Dec. 26 was granted reduced bond in Pottawatomie County court Tuesday. Jason Butler, 36, faces eight charges, including DUI and abuse of toxic vapors, after allegedly driving a ’96 Buick Century through the north exterior wall

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 31, 2014

    K-State fans remember Alamo in San Antonio

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    SAN ANTONIO — Wildcat fans trickled into San Antonio this week, dotting the city with purple as they saw the sights ahead of Friday’s bowl game. Many were headed to see the Alamo on Tuesday. The landmark, a former mission and the site of the 1836

  • Local |Education |Government & Politics | December 31, 2014

    Rep. Highland expects appeal, formula change to school funding

    A three-judge district court panel said Tuesday that the state must boost its aid to Kansas schools by hundreds of millions of dollars a year, but the incoming chairman of the Kansas House Education Committee believes more time in court is coming. “I am confident

  • Obituaries | December 31, 2014

    RAYDON ROBEL

    Longtime K-State Recreational Services director Raydon H. Robel, 72, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Mercy Regional Heath Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Raydon was born Feb. 7, 1942, in Great Bend to Howard and Elsa Robel. He was a 1960 graduate of Great Bend

  • Obituaries | December 31, 2014

    BARBARA FOSTER

    Barbara Jean Foster, 75, of St. George, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. The family provided the following information. She was born on July 1, 1939, in Wichita and spent most of her adult life in the Riley and Pottawatomie County area.  She began

  • Obituaries | December 31, 2014

    PHILLIP JONES

    Phillip “Phil” Jones, 49, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 2, 1965, in Chicago, Ill. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | December 31, 2014

    CHARLENE W. PEDDICORD

    Charlene W. Peddicord, 88, of rural Wamego, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at her home. The family provided the following information. Charlene was born June 15, 1926 in Wamego, the daughter of Charles and Stella Warner. She attended Wamego schools and graduated from K-State with a home economics degree. She

  • Editorials | December 31, 2014

    Young people often get it right

    We were delighted but not surprised earlier this week by the finding of a national poll that highlights young people’s willingness to volunteer their time and service to their local communities. According to the Associated Press story, volunteering was the only civic activity that


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