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  • Local |Government & Politics | November 12, 2014

    How many write-ins for Lewis?

    Q: How many write-in votes did Dave Lewis get in the county commission race? A: He got 131. That number included all variations: Dave Lewis, David L. Guthals, Dave Lewis Guthals, and so forth. It even included some butchered versions: Dave Lewis Gulthrip and Dave Louis

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 12, 2014

    Man arrested in uncle’s death

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    A man was arrested Monday in connection with the homicide of his uncle in Belvue. Christopher M. Arand, 36, of rural Belvue, was arrested for murder in connection with the death of Larry Arand, 70, of 106 Third St., in Belvue. According to a report from Pottawatomie County

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 12, 2014

    Fire causes $7,000 damage to Rocky Ford mobile home

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    There were no injuries in a fire that destroyed a mobile home near Tuttle Creek dam Tuesday at Rocky Ford Trailer Park. The trailer, 6234 Blue Jay Lane, was incinerated before fire crews could arrive at the scene. The total estimated loss was $2,000 for the trailer

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 12, 2014

    Police arrest shooting victim

    A man who was shot in the face and thought to be a victim in an attempted robbery on Friday was arrested Tuesday as a suspect. Christopher Allen Hudgins, 19, 3416 Westbaker St., was arrested for the robbery charge along with conspiracy to commit a crime and

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 12, 2014

    Speaker: Students’ value to universities often hidden

    Students are already workers, but the value they bring to their schools isn’t so obvious, according to lecturer Marc Bousquet. Bousquet, an associate professor of English at Emory University, spoke at Kansas State University Tuesday as a part of the Lou Douglas Lecture Series,

  • Local |Obituaries | November 12, 2014

    Well-known priest, Fr. Carl A. Kramer, dead at 88

    Fr. Carl A. Kramer, 88, of Hays, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Via Christi Villages in Hays. The family provided some of the following information. Fr. Carl was born on Nov. 29, 1925, in Ogden. He was one of four children born to Leo and Kathryn (Porsch) Kramer. Fr.

  • Local | November 11, 2014

    Parade a multi-generational affair for veterans, families

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    Multiple generations of veterans and families united Tuesday morning for the Veterans Day parade. Despite temperatures in the 20s, residents showed up along Poyntz Avenue to show appreciation for those who have served in the military. Maj. Shawnn Martin, Air Force ROTC detachment commander at

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 11, 2014

    Residents debate building commission

    A public forum on Monday about the creation of a “public building commission” turned into a heated two-hour debate about the scope of the proposed entity’s power. More than 20 residents attended the meeting, held by the Riley County Commission, concerning the draft of a

  • Local |Education | November 11, 2014

    Reports to detail enrollment, test scores at 6 district schools

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will have the chance to hear about six of the district’s schools in-depth. A special meeting for school reports will be at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The schools discussed will be Manhattan High School, Anthony and Eisenhower middle schools and

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 11, 2014

    Officers investigate Belvue death

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what officers believe is a homicide after a person was found dead inside a home in Belvue Monday afternoon. According to Sheriff Greg Riat, one person has been detained for questioning, but no further information has been

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