Shoppers hit the stores early Wednesday searching for after-Christmas deals. At Manhattan Town Center, cars had already filled the parking area in front of the food court and were spilling over into Dillards parking by early in the morning, with some stores opening as much
State Rep. Sydney Carlin retained her seat on the House Appropriations Committee, but otherwise the area will be represented on several new committees when the 20123 Kansas Legislature convenes next month. Carlin’s reappointment to the committee charged with making budget-related decisions was confirmed this week.
Fortunately for the citizens of Riley County, 2012 was a relatively quiet year for violent crime. But Riley County District Court was kept busy resolving several murders from previous years, including a capital case from 2009. The year began in tragedy with the murder of Frederick Beverly,
Riley County officers arrested a Maple Hill man Saturday for misdemeanor theft after he allegedly stole a Playstation 3 and video games from Best Buy. Travis Webster, 29, was arrested and released on $500 bond after he allegedly shoplifted from Best Buy early Saturday evening. Lt. Josh Kyle
A Manhattan man was hospitalized for minor cuts after he reportedly drove into a power pole in the 900 block of Sunset Avenue on Tuesday morning. Lt. Josh Kyle said Greig Olney, 52, was southbound on Sunset Avenue when he went off the road and drove into
A 33-year-old man was hospitalized following a one-vehicle accident Saturday evening at the intersection of Tuttle Creek Boulevard and Melgren Lane. Lt. Josh Kyle said Bradley Remmers was driving his mini-van when he lost control and drove into the ditch, striking a fence and tree
Riley County officers arrested an 18-year-old woman Monday for allegedly lighting her sister’s clothes on fire following a dispute at their residence. Brandi Banks, 1500 Oxford Place, was arrested for aggravated arson and criminal damage to property after allegedly lighting personal items, mostly clothing, of
ATLANTA, Kan. - Wanda Headrick knew from the time she was a child that she had a murmur in her heart. Her mother had told her. But the 61-year-old nurse, who works in the neuro intensive care unit at Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis,
Statewide, 2012 was a year when conservative Republicans solidified their hold on political power. They won an August primary war with Republican moderates, and they conclude the year with strong majorities in both the executive and legislative branches of government. But the picture is substantially less
Peace Lutheran Church will host Manhattan’s only free Christmas community dinner starting at noon Tuesday. “We have 200 pounds of meat,” Pastor Michael Ide said. “We started out hoping to feed at least 200 people but now we can feed more than that.” Peace Lutheran Church
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