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  • Local | November 14, 2014

    Plentiful rewards offered at mayor’s holiday parade

    Light yourself. Light your bicycle. Light a float. This year’s Mayor’s Christmas Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade will reward them all. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, at Manhattan Town Center and end in Aggieville’s Triangle Park

  • Local |Business | November 14, 2014

    Red Cross urges blood donations

    The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season. The Red Cross will be in Manhattan Nov. 20 from noon-6 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church

  • November 14, 2014


    Joel Steven McGill, 79, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Joel was born on Aug. 27, 1935, in Junction City, the son of Henry and Edith (Stevens) McGill.  He grew up in Junction City

  • Obituaries | November 14, 2014


    Marvin Lester Cottrell, 97, of Onaga, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Centralia. The family provided the following information. Marvin was born May 12, 1917, north of Corning, the son of Lester and Jennie Kemplay Cottrell.  He married Mary Elizabeth Harries on April 26, 1945, in Seneca.  She preceded him

  • Golf | November 14, 2014

    Wildcats sign four men’s golfers

    Kansas State men’s golf coach Grant Robbins announced his first signing class with four golfers signing National Letters of Intent this week, as Andrew Beckler, Ben Fernandez, Jeremy Gandon and Roland Massimino will join the Wildcats for the 2015-16 season. The four-man signing class

  • Local |Education | November 13, 2014

    Schools running short on space

    Some principals and parents in Manhattan-Ogden schools said they’re ready to find solutions to what they believe is a problem with crowding at their schools, and one solution could be a bond issue. The crowding talks came up at a school board meeting Wednesday

  • Local | November 13, 2014

    Area residents report feeling earthquake

    Manhattan residents reported feeling an earthquake Wednesday afternoon. The tremor apparently was the result of a significant quake near Haysville, in the south-central part of the state. Government data indicated a 4.8-magnitude quake centered near Haysville at approximately 3:40 p.m. Manhattan residents posted several discussions

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 13, 2014

    Man arrested in connection with October robbery cases

    A suspect in two Oct. 8 robbery cases is now in the Riley County Police Department’s custody after being arrested in Illinois last month. Kenneth Mallett, 22, 516 Thurston St., was arrested Oct. 10 in Tuscola, Ill., on a Riley County District Court warrant on charges of aggravated

  • Manhattan High School | November 13, 2014

    Steinbring signs to play baseball

    Jesse Steinbring found a great way to celebrate his 18th birthday on Wednesday. The Manhattan High right-handed pitcher spent a portion of his morning among friends and family, making his decision to pitch next year for the University of Central Missouri official. The senior, who

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 13, 2014

    Fourth suspect in custody in attempted robbery case

    Brandon Staatz, 17, of 2519 Candlecrest Circle is confined in the North Central Kansas Juvenile Detention Center in Junction City for attempted aggravated robbery in connection with an incident that occurred on the night of Nov. 7. Staatz is the fourth suspect in the case taken into custody,

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