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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 25, 2013

    Minister accused of molesting boys settles with state

    A Junction City minister accused of the molestation of several underage boys expressed his desire to waive his preliminary hearing and enter into a negotiated settlement with the state during a status hearing Tuesday morning. Jordan Young, 25, a music minister at the Faith Tabernacle Apostolic

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 24, 2013

    Jury selection delayed in murder trial

    Jury selection in the case against a soldier accused of first-degree murder was put on hold Monday after the man’s attorney was rushed to the hospital for an unspecified emergency. Daniel Parker, 26, Junction City, was set to appear Monday for the first day of

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 24, 2013

    City to hear $4.84 million in agency fund requests

    City commissioners plan to hear about $4.84 million in budget requests from nine outside agencies during Tuesday’s work session. The two largest of those are a $2.2 million request from the Manhattan Public Library, and $1 million request from the Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau.

  • Local |Business | June 24, 2013

    Property values up by $13 million in Pottawatomie County

    The assessed valuation of Pottawatomie County increased by about $13 million for 2013, according to figures certified last week to the county clerk’s office. The assessed or taxable value of all property (real, utilities and personal) for 2013 is $471,581,882, an increase of $12,859,539 over last year’s valuation

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 24, 2013

    Schuster hearing set for today

    The Manhattan doctor accused of running a pill mill is scheduled to appear in federal court Monday afternoon for a status hearing. Michael Schuster, 53, who operated the Manhattan Pain and Spine, is accused of authorizing illegal prescriptions to 540 patients between April 2007 and August 2012 by providing

  • Local |Traffic | June 24, 2013

    Injury accident on Bluemont

    A motorcyclist was injured in a single-vehicle accident shortly after noon Friday near the intersection of 11th Street and Bluemont Avenue,police said. Officer Matthew Droge said Andrew Foster, 22, Manhattan, was driving his motorcycle in the 1000 block of Bluemont Avenue, when another vehicle made an

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 24, 2013

    County approves grant application

    The Riley County Commission on Monday approved the Riley County Police Department’s proposal for a federal grant that would go toward a new computer system. The Edward Bryne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant is allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice. The proposal was

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 24, 2013

    Man arrested for taking cement truck

    Authorities arrested a Fort Riley soldier Sunday for, officials said, unlawfully using a local company’s cement truck to attempt to pull his own truck out of the mud which had gotten stuck while off-roading. But, Officer Matthew Droge said, in the process, Bryan Maclean, 20,

  • Local | June 24, 2013

    Police, firefighters to go head-to-head at rib-eating contest for charity

    The public is invited to a rib-eating contest Monday between the Riley County Police Department and the Manhattan Fire Department at Texas Roadhouse. The contest will begin at 5 p.m., but diners can take part in the Dine to Donate fundraiser from 4 to 10 p.m.

  • Local | June 23, 2013

    Inter-tribal powwow the center of annual Washunga Days

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    COUNCIL GROVE — Washunga Days, the annual event in this historic town of 2,200 halfway between Manhattan and Emporia, is full of food, live music, crafts, a 5K run and other trappings of a typical summer festival. But the heart and soul of Washunga Days is the

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