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  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2015

    Documenting the Kanza Indian Village lost to time, erosion

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    An off-the-beaten path exploratory journey led a group of 13 Americans to the Kanza Indians at Blue Earth Village near Manhattan in 1819, but there are few signs of the village left today. Kansas State University associate professor of archeology Lauren Ritterbush researched the visit to Blue

  • Local |Business | May 24, 2015

    Pageant contestants bring style, substance to stage


    JUNCTION CITY — Three hours of the Heartland Cinderella Pageant and heels isn’t the best combination. “It was a lot of fun and the girls were great, but my feet are honestly really hurting,” said Serina Elder, 19, of Junction City. Sitting represented a welcome relief

  • Local |Government & Politics | May 24, 2015

    Cash crunch makes public input key for planners

    Rob Ott was trying very hard not to sound too upset, but he couldn’t avoid letting the word “dangerous” slip into the conversation. As Manhattan’s director of public works, Ott knows better than anyone which road projects should be considered critical. And one

  • Local |Business | May 24, 2015

    Taphouse to offer a bevy of craft brews


    The latest addition to Manhattan’s downtown eateries is almost ready. The Tallgrass Taphouse will open to the public on June 15, officially putting the local craft beer brewery in the restaurant business. “This looks a little different today than when it was JoAnn’s Fabric,”

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 24, 2015

    Junction City woman, 18, killed in rollover accident

    An 18-year-old Junction City woman died on Saturday in a single-vehicle accident in Manhattan according to Riley County police. Olivia Huggins was pronounced dead at the scene of the rollover accident in the 3200 block of Stagg Hill Road at approximately 3:30 p.m. according to a

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 24, 2015

    Police find, arrest teen reported missing

    Riley County police reported Friday afternoon a local teen reported missing in March was arrested on Thursday, along with another teen. Kyle Nevels, 16, 1300 Marlatt Ave., Apt. 1107, was arrested at 1:21 a.m. Thursday in the 2500 block of Candle Crest Circle after a citizen report of two

  • Local |Business | May 24, 2015

    Entrepreneurial duo creates roofing business

    HOBBS, New Mexico — A large apartment complex is being built. The roof is being installed by a crew from a company in rural Kansas. Today we’ll learn about the remarkable growth of this entrepreneurial roofing company. Michael Perry and Angel “Luis” Guzman are co-owners

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2015

    Honor societies award leadership scholarships to outgoing members

    Two Kansas State University honor societies, Blue Key and Mortar Board, recognized outstanding outgoing members with scholarships on April 12. Jordan Marquess, senior in biology and pre-medicine, Olathe, and Jason Troendle, 2015 Bachelor of Science in Agriculture graduate, St. Charles, Minnesota, were awarded William L. Muir II

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2015

    Alumni Association honors students, graduate students for achievements

    Eight graduating Kansas State University students have been recognized by the K-State Alumni Association for outstanding achievements during their college careers. Amy Button Renz, Alumni Association president and CEO, presented the students with plaques during an awards luncheon April 29 at the K-State Alumni Center. The

  • Local |Education | May 24, 2015

    Wamego native graduates

    Amanda Dendurent, Lenexa, formerly of Wamego, was among graduate students receiving advanced degrees Saturday, May 16, at Emporia State University. Dendurent, an early childhood teacher in the Kansas City, Kansas (USD 500) school district, was presented a master’s degree in early childhood education. She is a 2006

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