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  • K-State vet medicine graduate wins scholarship from Bayer

    A new doctor of veterinary medicine graduate from Wichita is Kansas State University’s recipient of a Bayer Excellence in Communication Award from Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health. Anna Champagne, who received her degree in May from the College of .


    Robert J. Verschelden, 82, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House in Manhattan. Mr. Verschelden was born Aug. 3, 1932, in Topeka, and was raised in St. Marys.  He was a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service .


    Ronald A. Sowell, 77, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born June 16, 1937, in Manhattan, the son of Alto “Bus” and Maybelle (Padgett) Sowell. Ronald graduated from Manhattan High School, where he was named to .

  • Bishop makes College HoF ballot for 2016 Aggies dilemma.phatch

    Former Kansas State record-setting quarterback Michael Bishop was one of 76 Football Bowl Subdivision players named to the 2016 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday, the National Football Foundation announced. One of the most dynamic players .

  • K-State making furlough plans

    Kansas State University officials are developing a plan to furlough employees if the Legislature doesn’t adopt a budget by midnight Saturday. In a letter to university staff, K-State president Kirk Schulz said the administration will provide guidelines for implementing .

  • Board to consider cuts, pay increases

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider cutting some preschool assistant teaching positions while raising the pay for the remaining positions. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center. Elisabeth Nelson, USD 383 director of early learning programs, .

  • Man sentenced to 25 years for role in JC murder

    A Kansas City man was sentenced on Monday in Geary County District Court to more than 25 years in prison for the Sept. 7, 2013, shooting death of a Junction City man. Anthony Nichols, 35, pleaded no contest to charges of voluntary manslaughter and .

  • How long are demolition permits from the city valid?

    Q: Do demolition permits expire?  On October 2, 2012, on a vote of 3-1, the Manhattan City Commission approved a demolition permit requested by the property owner of 1446 Laramie St., but the property has yet to be demolished.  If the .

  • 14 local kids attending Boys State

    Young men from across the state are learning about the political process. More than 450 incoming high school seniors are participating in the 2015 session of the American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy. Boys State is a “learning-by-doing” political exercise .

  • Manhattan man shot during robbery attempt pleads no contest

    A Manhattan man who was shot in the face during a robbery attempt in November pleaded no contest on Monday to two charges stemming from the incident. Christopher Hudgins, 19, pleaded no contest to one count each of aggravated robbery and .

  • Trial set for man accused in vehicle thefts

    A judge on Monday set a two-day jury trial for a Manhattan man who allegedly committed a series of vehicle thefts and burglaries earlier this year. Jeremy Spaur, 30, represented by Larry McRell, will appear before a jury in Riley County .

  • Budget work begins with requests

    Several Riley County department heads on Monday laid out their budget requests for the 2016 fiscal year to county commissioners. Budget requests will continue Thursday and next week, with budget work sessions to follow. County Appraiser Greg McHenry requested $1,443,179, an increase .


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