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  • Local |Education | November 03, 2013

    MATC dental program receives two grants

    The Manhattan Area Technical College’s Dental Hygiene Program received two grants from the Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation. A grant of $18,134 was awarded May 24 to purchase two portable operatories. This portable equipment is used by their students and faculty to treat long-term care patients

  • Arts, Leisure | November 03, 2013

    Listeners treated to cello recital

    On Friday, October 25, 39 of us were treated to a cello recital by Ann Clark and Jean Hendricks at the Manhattan Arts Center (MAC).  Ann is a local cello teacher and farmwife from Morganville. Jean is a retired businesswoman and pianist from Abilene. The program

  • Columns | November 03, 2013

    Policy chaos results from lack of leadership

    Early in Barack Obama’s presidency, I wrote a number of articles praising aspects of his foreign policy decisions.  In the last two years, however, his lack of leadership has brought chaos to our foreign policy and invites contempt for our interests. Countries don’

  • Manhattan High School | November 02, 2013

    MHS boys win state cross country title

    LAWRENCE — The scores hadn’t been tabulated, and the race hadn’t even ended yet. It didn’t matter. For the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team, it was time to celebrate. With four runners in the top seven and six in the top 20, the

  • Local | November 02, 2013

    ‘Ransomware’ virus shows up on local computers

    A virus spreading around the world has infected Manhattan: a computer virus. Kansas State University, along with the radio station 1350 KMAN and area businesses have had their computers crashed by a virus called CryptoLocker, a category of virus called ransomware. “I’ve never seen anything

  • Manhattan High School | November 01, 2013

    Junction City defeats Indians, 16-10

    In a tight game all night, Junction City managed to defeat the Manhattan High Indians in Friday’s regular-season finale at Bishop Stadium, 16-10. Manhattan will still make the playoffs, but as district runner-ups, meaning they’ll start the postseason on the road next week

  • Court Calendar | November 01, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Sunday, November 3, 2012 Daylight Savings Ends Monday, November 4, 2013 9:00 – DIV III (No Appearances) 10:30 -BRW 10:30 Beerbower, Cecil Motion Hrg (12 CR 354 Dom Batt – 3rd 10:30 Brooks, Terrell Status (13 CR 522 Poss MJ) BCF I 10:30 Corbin, Miles Restitution Hrg (13 CR 421 CDP) JJC I 10:30 Evans, Anthony Status (13 CR 577 Domestic Battery) JJC I 10:30 Evans,

  • Court Calendar | November 01, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, October 21, 2013 9:00 – Div. III - BRW 9:00 Amaro, Dalton Status (13 CR 532 Battery) JJC III 9:00 Anderson, Matthew Status (13 CR 591 Battery LEO x2) JJC III 9:00 Bates, Marcus Arraignment (13 CR 497 Poss Meth to Dist) KSL III 9:00 Batson, Joseph Status (13 TR 2331 DUI#3, Refusal) BRW III 9:00 Branam, Demarco Status (13 CR 533 Theft,

  • Manhattan High School | November 01, 2013

    MHS girls looking for medals

    After a third-place finish at regionals a week ago, the Manhattan High girls’ cross country team is looking at the state meet in Lawrence as the next opportunity to showcase a season full of improved times and scores. Ranked fifth in Class 6A, Manhattan has

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 01, 2013

    What’s with the most-wanted list?


    Q: What could Dekenerick Dewayne Butler have said to a judge that would get him on a Riley County Most Wanted List for “contempt” and that be his only charge? Does he have a huge vocabulary? Or, is this the safest county in America?

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