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  • 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. “

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 15, 2014

    Funk says 1st ID ready if needed

    FORT RILEY — With sectarian violence again on the rise in Iraq, Maj. Gen. Paul Funk told battalions of soldiers Friday morning that the home of the Big Red One is ready if needed. A deteriorating Iraqi government has asked for more and more U.S.

  • Local |Business | June 15, 2014

    Ryan & Sons hires new Realtor

    Jan Connizzo has joined Ryan & Sons Realtors. She said she is eager to continue serving as a professional Realtor with Ryan & Sons. Jan has a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in Business Administration and served as the executive director of Shepherd’

  • Local |Business | June 15, 2014

    AIB International finance VP to retire

    Gary Skrdlant, AIB International’s vice president of Finance and administration, will retire from his role after more than three decades with the company. Most notably, Skrdlant was instrumental in expanding AIB’s reach to the UK, Mexico, and China. “After 32 years of loyal and

  • Local |Business | June 15, 2014

    Retirement party for 2parks employees

    Debbie Dugan and Mike Buchanan are retiring from the Manhattan Parks and Recreation department Friday, June 20. Dugan has spent 33 years with the department as an administrative supervisor. Buchanan has spent 31 years with the department as a recreation superintendent. There will be a reception from 1 to 4

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 13, 2014

    State agriculture department moves to new office building in Manhattan


    What does it take to move a state department from Topeka to Manhattan? A month of packing, two weekends of moving and more than 1,000 totes. The Kansas Department of Agriculture is preparing for its official arrival in Manhattan. After bringing office supplies and file cabinets

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | June 13, 2014

    Soldier will get new sentence

    TOPEKA — The Kansas Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to resentence a Fort Riley soldier who received five life sentences as a habitual sexual offender. In a unanimous decision announced Friday, the high court upheld the Riley County convictions of Tony Tremayne Lewis on

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 13, 2014

    Party affiliation law to take effect July 1

    The effective date for a new law preventing people from changing their party affiliation is creating some confusion. A law passed this year by the Kansas Legislature prohibits members of political parties from switching parties during the period between the candidate filing deadline and the

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