A diverse group of leaders in television, judiciary, public policy and the arts have agreed to serve as judges for the 2013 Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest. The state contest finals will be at 7 p.m. June 14 at the St. John’s Lutheran Memorial Hall, 218 Kansas in
Four people were arrested as RCPD officers executed a search warrant for a drug investigation at an Ogden residence. They were Cynthia Reed and Michael Baker of the residence and Mark Whitt and Melissa Frakes of Wamego. A one-year-old male was also in the residence.
The city of Manhattan celebrated its founding on Saturday with at least 25 neighborhoods holding block parties. This is the 13th years for the event, which is always held the first Saturday in June to commemorate the time when two groups of settlers merged to form
The Fieldhouse Project committee has raised about half the money needed to complete the feasibility stage of a proposed sports complex in Manhattan. Gail Urban, Fieldhouse Project chair, said committee members created a threestage plan to build the complex. The first stage gauged the local
Officials shut down a major Manhattan street and called in a bomb squad on Friday after finding a suspicious package they thought might be a pipe bomb. A caller notified police of the package, a 2-foot white PVC pipe with the ends covered in duct
Capstone3D Development Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Travis Schram to the role of president. Formerly its COO, Travis has brought his diligent approach to Capstone-3D’s operations, increasing capabilities throughout the organization with a focus on creating enhanced value
Dr. Debra Doubek was named 2013 Kansas Family Physician of the Year by the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians. Doubek grew up in Belleville and followed in her father, Herb, footsteps by becoming a family physician. She graduated high school from Belleville as class salutatorian, and
Nine representatives from the top milling and food companies in Nigeria will travel to Manhattan next week as part of a four-state visit to survey the new wheat crop from June 2 to 12. Year in and year out, Nigeria is one of the largest buyers of
After an extensive and comprehensive selection process, the City of Junction City announced Saturday the selection of Kevin Royse as new fire/EMS chief. Royse was selected from a field of 24 candidates. He brings with him more than 26 years of firefighting and emergency medical
The reward has increased for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for starting the fire that destroyed the Tradewinds banquet facility. Tradewinds co-owner Doug Long contacted the Wamego Police Department and said that he wanted to add $2,500 to encourage people to
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