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  • Local | June 16, 2014

    Case load for WIC down in county

    Case loads for the Riley County Health Department’s WIC program are at an all-time low, which has some department personnel concerned. WIC, or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 16, 2014

    Vote set for water, asphalt projects

    City commissioners are scheduled to vote on an elevated water storage tank for the Blue Township area during their meeting Tuesday. The elevated water storage tank is a collaborative project between the city and Pottawatomie County Rural Water District No. 1. The tank is supposed to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 16, 2014

    Robbery reported at Westwood Motel

    An unknown man is wanted by Riley County police for reportedly robbing the Westwood Motel late Friday night. Officers responded to the motel, 2108 Fort Riley Blvd., at about 11:05 p.m. Friday, according to a Monday news release. Police were informed that before they arrived an

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 16, 2014

    Man arrested after standoff

    Junction City police arrested a Fort Riley soldier Saturday evening following a standoff that lasted more than five hours. A report from the police department indicated that the standoff began when officers responded to 2614 Deerfield Blvd. at 6:07 p.m. after a report of a domestic

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 16, 2014

    Researchers create better methods to detect E. coli

    Kansas State University diagnosticians are helping the cattle industry save millions of dollars each year by developing earlier and accurate detection of E. coli. Lance Noll, master’s student in veterinary biomedical science, of Greensburg; T.G. Nagaraja, university distinguished professor of diagnostic medicine and

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 16, 2014

    El Nino could affect U.S. crops

    A Kansas State University senior agricultural economist says there’s a 70 percent chance an El Niño will arrive this fall — and that’s good news for the United States. Jay O’Neil, an instructor and specialist at the university’s International Grains Program, says

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 15, 2014

    Awarding of Victory Cup wraps up week of celebration on Fort Riley


    FORT RILEY — After a week of competitions that ranged from flag football to water polo with nearly every soldier on post in participation, a battalion champion was crowned Friday at Custer Hill Parade Field. The Victory Cup is awarded to the battalion that combines for

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 15, 2014

    Suspect connected to local crimes

    Jarrod slick 2.phatch

    Jarrod Slick has a complex history with the justice system — both as a suspect and a victim. The 23-year-old former Manhattan High School student is suspected of killing his mother, 51-year-old Renee Coffey, a former Kansas State University professor, on May 18 at their home in

  • Local |Business | June 15, 2014

    Father-daughter dental practice brings family together


    “You guys still like each other?” That’s a tease the father-daughter duo of Errol and Ellen Remsing sometimes hear at their business, Advanced Dental Arts at 4201-A Anderson Ave. They started it in 2006. “We built it together and started from scratch,” Errol said. It’

  • Local | June 15, 2014

    Flag Day offers time to honor vets


    More than 30 people and one dog gathered for Flag Day on Saturday morning in front of City Hall. The dog — Cisco, a 14-month-old boxer — was with Joyce and Joe Latimer. “(Joe) is a vet, so we decided to come out for Flag Day,” Joyce said. “

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