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  • Local |Education | November 18, 2014

    Board to consider adding, removing MHS classes

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board could vote to add a few new courses to the Manhattan High School curriculum. The issue will be discussed at a 6:30 p.m. meeting on Wednesday. Two new courses proposed for the curriculum include General Psychology and Introduction to Sociology with

  • Obituaries | November 18, 2014

    TED DUNCAN

    Ted Duncan, 83, of University Park in Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 18, 2014

    Belvue man charged with 1st-degree murder

    Christopher Arand, rural Belvue, has been charged with first-degree murder and felony cruelty to animals in connection with the death of his 70-year-old uncle, Larry Arand, Belvue. Arand, 36, made his first appearance in Pottawatomie County District Court Friday morning when a preliminary hearing was scheduled

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 18, 2014

    Officials preparing local Ebola plan

    Officials in Pottawatomie County are developing a plan to deal with an Ebola patient should that need arise. Chris Trudo, emergency management director, told county commissioners Monday he has met three times with health care and law-enforcement officials throughout the county to develop a local

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 18, 2014

    Public invited to review comprehensive plan

    Residents can see and provide input on Wednesday on the drafts and maps of the area’s new comprehensive plan. The meeting, which is from 6 to 8 p.m. at City Hall, is the latest meeting for Manhattan Area 2035, the plan to update the area’s

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | November 18, 2014

    Wabaunsee County won’t budge on funding brigde repair

    Wabaunsee County Commissioners want to stick to the statutory formula for any repairs to or replacement of the Belvue Bridge. In a letter to Pottawatomie County Commissioners dated November 10, Wabaunsee County said its position is to use the allocation formula which has been part of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business | November 18, 2014

    Representative: Police misusing shooting range

    A spokesman for a local shooting range on Monday expressed concerns that the police department is misusing the facility and said the owner doesn’t intend to renew a lease agreement. Roger Seymour spoke to the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board on behalf of

  • Editorials | November 18, 2014

    Some smoking bans go too far

    The world is full of surprises. For instance, this morning we were surprised to learn that Dallas — yes, Big D Dallas — is preparing an ordinance to ban smoking in its 381 city parks. The Dallas Parks and Recreation Board has voted unanimously to ask staff to

  • Letters | November 18, 2014

    Get involved in important downzoning proposal

    To the Editor, The traditional neighborhood fabric that defines Manhattan’s livability between downtown and City Park requires better protection. In response to this situation, Manhattan city planners and their consultants have proposed to downzone a significant part of this area from the current R-M (

  • Letters | November 18, 2014

    Make plans to donate during memorial blood drive

    To the Editor: As the holidays approach, we would like to encourage all who are able to consider donating blood at the Nov. 20-21 “Keep the Drive Alive” blood drive in Manhattan. November blood drives are especially critical because donations tend to dip before the


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