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  • Obituaries | October 22, 2014

    JIM. D. JOHNSON

    Jim D. Johnson, 68, of Olsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | October 22, 2014

    City OKs antenna system

    The city is on the path to increasing its wireless bandwidth. The Manhattan City Commission approved on Tuesday the first reading of a franchise agreement with IdeaTek to install a distributed antenna system in the city. The company will place 48 antennas that will be leased

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 22, 2014

    First lady promotes documentary of first-generation K-State students

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    A documentary about first-generation college students at Kansas State University is receiving some extra attention after being recognized from inside the White House. First lady Michelle Obama commented on the trailer for “A Walk in My Shoes: First Generation College Students” in her initial post

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 22, 2014

    Commissioners revisit Anderson intersection

    Development plans have caused the city to revisit past plans for West Anderson Avenue. The Manhattan City Commission discussed on Tuesday how to deal with future work on the stretch of West Anderson Avenue between Kimball Avenue/Scenic Drive and Anneberg Park/Sharingbrook. The issue

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | October 22, 2014

    City approves rezoning for retail center

    The city commission on Tuesday unanimously approved the first readings for two planned retail centers. The first item is a proposed rezoning for the Abbott Landing Shopping Center, a 7.82-acre tract of land northeast of the intersection of McCall Road and Hayes Drive. Orscheln Farm

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 22, 2014

    Man accused of stealing vehicle waives hearing

    A Westmoreland man suspected of stealing and attempting to steal vehicles in a May drunken driving and crash incident waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday. Nathan Woodyard, 38, appeared in court with his attorney, Phylemon Yau, and Judge Sheila Hockhauser presiding. Woodyard, who is

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 22, 2014

    Manhattan man appeals conviction

    A Manhattan man serving a life sentence for his connection to a murder appealed his conviction at a hearing on Tuesday. Domingo Soto, 44, was convicted of aiding and abetting first-degree murder in the December 2011 death of Steve Freel, 31. Soto, however, didn’t pull the trigger.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 22, 2014

    Holmes to remain in jail for probation violations

    Prosecutors in an Ogden robbery case requested on Wednesday that the defendant remain in jail. Timothy Joseph Holmes, 43, was serving probation sentences for battery in and domestic battery convictions in two separate cases, but he is currently confined in the Riley County Jail. Holmes had

  • Football | October 22, 2014

    Snyder up for College Football Hall of Fame

    Kansas State coach Bill Snyder could be headed to the College Football Hall of Fame sooner, rather than later. Snyder is among 81 coaches and players up for election to the Hall of Fame, as announced late Wednesday morning by the National Football Foundation. The class,

  • Football | October 22, 2014

    Snyder impressed by Swoopes’ growth

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    Kansas State coach Bill Snyder says Tyrone Swoopes has come a long way since being named Texas’ starting quarterback in Week 2 this season. The big sophomore, after all, has had to learn on the fly for the Longhorns, who went into the year hoping David


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