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  • Local |Traffic |Government, Politics | October 28, 2014

    Development causing traffic congestion

    Congestion at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Green Valley Road during peak traffic periods is bad and will only get worse as rapid development in the area continues. That was the message from Leu Lowrey, Pottawatomie County public works director, who presented county

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | October 28, 2014

    Junction City man pleads guilty to stealing from Army program

    TOPEKA — A Junction City man pleaded guilty Monday to stealing public funds from an Army program at Fort Riley, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. Michael Steffens, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of stealing public money. Steffens admitted in his plea that the crime occurred

  • Local | October 28, 2014

    Royals’ run brings back memories for man, grandson

    Kansas City Royals fans are hoping history repeats itself as the team returns home needing to win two straight games to take the World Series, just like in 1985. Mel House of Manhattan had an up-close view of history in 1985 for Game 6 against the St. Louis

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 28, 2014

    Kansas State students selected to promote libraries, educate peers

    Thousands of students spend time studying in Kansas State University Libraries, and about 60 students find part-time work there every year. But a select group is going above and beyond to promote K-State Libraries as volunteers. Eleven students from a wide range of majors have been

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 28, 2014

    Tours set at K-State’s haunted Purple Masque

    The K-State Theatre Organization at Kansas State University is celebrating Halloween with “The Haunted Masque” at the Purple Masque Theatre from 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 29-31. “The Haunted Masque” is an opportunity to tour the Purple Masque Theatre, find out about some of its

  • Local | October 28, 2014

    County to have Ebola meetings

    Riley County Health Department officials announced two community information meetings on the Ebola virus. The first is from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in Room 145 at K-State’s Biosecurity Research Institute. The second is from 3 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday in the Large Assembly Room (Room 161)

  • Local |Business |Neighbors | October 27, 2014

    Aggieville barber gives up his chair after 50 years


    When Roger Allerheiligen opened Aggieville barbershop Campus Hairstyling nearly 30 years ago, he made sure that the first haircut he gave was for his then-10-year-old son, Jarod. Last Saturday, Allerheiligen ended his 50 years of experience as a barber in similar fashion, this time by giving

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 27, 2014

    Vargo: Good turnout at polls

    Riley County clerk Rich Vargo said voters have been making their way into the Riley County Courthouse to be done with elections early. Since advance voting opened on Oct. 15, 1,455 voters have already cast their ballots. “We’ve had a lot of people come and take

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 27, 2014

    Man shot to death in Junction

    JUNCTION CITY — Junction City police are investigating the shooting death of a 27-year-old man. Police said in a news release that Elza Evans was found dead in a parking lot at 618 W. 14th Street in Junction City. He had been shot several times. Officials had

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 27, 2014

    City to discuss strategies for declining pool revenues

    Manhattan city commissioners will discuss declining city pool revenue at a Tuesday work session. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The commissioners will take no action at the meeting. Revenue at local public pools has gone down since 2012, even with a

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