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  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | April 07, 2014

    Developer floats plans for downtown ‘speakeasy’

    Booze isn’t illegal anymore, but you may have to knock twice and give the password if plans for a new downtown bar come to fruition. Local developer Ward Morgan, who owns properties such as the new Hibachi Hut and other downtown ventures, showed Riley

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 07, 2014

    Onaga man dies in car accident

    ONAGA — A 69-year-old Clay Center man died after a two-vehicle accident near Onaga on Sunday. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said in a report that Don Collette died following the accident, which occurred around 2 p.m. on K- 16, east of Lincoln Road. Collette, driving a 2000

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | April 07, 2014

    RCPD: Crime down so far this year

    Riley County Police Captain Kurt Moldrup had mostly good news for county commissioners in his update Monday. Crime in the county is down almost across the board so far this year and trends suggest it will stay down. So far, “Part I” crime offenses are 17.1

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 07, 2014

    Two arrested in JC drug investigation

    JUNCTION CITY — Two people were arrested and illegal drugs seized on Friday, wrapping up a month-long investigation.  The Junction City/Geary County Drug Operations Group, assisted by Junction City/Geary County SWAT, executed a search warrant at 512 S. Franklin St., Apt C, according to

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 07, 2014

    Commission to cover parks and recreation facility upgrades

    City commissioners will discuss facility upgrades in a joint work session with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board at 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The two boards will discuss hiring a consultant to develop a comprehensive strategy for parks and recreation venue upgrades. A

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 07, 2014

    KSU engineering college picks new department head

    William L. Dunn has been named department head of mechanical and nuclear engineering at Kansas State University. He had been serving as interim head of the department since August 2013. Dunn joined the College of Engineering faculty at the university in 2002 as an associate professor in

  • Letters | April 07, 2014

    Sherow will bring respect, cooperation to Congress

    To the Editor: I was so glad to see the article on March 30 about Jim Sherow running against Tim Huelskamp in the First District congressional race. We have a choice for our next U.S. Representative. I choose Jim Sherow because he will listen and

  • Letters | April 07, 2014

    Let’s honor contributions of countless area volunteers

    To the Editor: “Celebrate Service” is the theme for National Volunteer Week, April 6-12. Capture the meaning of this signature week honoring local people who dedicate themselves to taking action and solving problems in our community.  National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing and

  • Obituaries | April 07, 2014


    Carroll A. Lange, 71, of Manhattan, died Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born July 5, 1942, in Clay Center, the son of Otto H. and Erna M. (Winter) Lange, Jr. He grew up in Linn.

  • Obituaries | April 07, 2014


    Charlotte Josephine Means, 90, of Manhattan, died April 2 at Mercy Regional Health Center with family by her side. The family provided some of the following information. Charlotte Josephine Harris was born Nov. 11, 1923, in Beloit to the late Clemons LeRoy and Emily (Holbrook) Harris. She went to

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