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

    Experiencing stunning pain at RCPD Taser exercise

    Taser-4.phatch

    Those who want to put up a fight with a law enforcement officer after being shot with a Taser are either not in their right mind or just stupid — maybe both. Believe me. Thanks to an opportunity Thursday during the Riley County Police Department’s

  • Local |Education |Business | July 18, 2014

    MATC seeks ballot initiative

    Manhattan Area Technical College officials are seeking a sales tax initiative for a ballot within the next year. MATC President Rob Edleston said he understands the request is more likely to appear on the April ballot than on the one in November. In a sample

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

    Report: Plane part found 1 mile from crash

    A report on the plane crash that killed to Manhattan men in April 2013 says part of the aircrafts was found more than a mile from the crash site. Ronald Marshall, a retired Manhattan gynecologist, and Chris Gruber, development for the college of veterinary medicine at

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | July 18, 2014

    Police considering purchase of ‘body cameras, ’drones

    Riley County Police Department Assistant Director John Doehling told county commissioners Thursday morning that the RCPD is looking into technology upgrades - specifically in regard to camera and drone devices. “We currently employ, in all of our patrol cars, video cameras with audio attached to

  • Local |Traffic |Government & Politics | July 18, 2014

    Officials look at US 24 corridor

    Area officials wanted to take a deeper look Thursday into the growth in Blue Township/East U.S. Highway 24 corridor. This topic came up during a presentation of Manhattan Area 2035, an update of the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy,

  • Editorials | July 18, 2014

    Putin too quick to blame Ukraine

    It didn’t take Russian President Vladimir Putin long to get defensive and defiant about the downing of a Malaysian commercial jet over eastern Ukraine and the deaths of everyone on board Thursday. Said President Putin: “… this tragedy would not have occurred if there was

  • Letters | July 18, 2014

    Obama created his problems

    Nolan Carlson’s letter on July15 deserves a response. Basically, Mr. Carlson blames most of the attacks on and criti-cisms of President Obama on racism, prejudice, ignorance and that old standby, “It is George Bush’s fault” as well as the Republican Congress. If you

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 18, 2014

    Study looks at value of AP courses to accounting students

    A study by three accounting professors at Kansas State University may shape how high school students start preparing for a career in accounting. Dan Deines, John Morris and Joseph Ugrin have been awarded an $18,000 research grant from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

  • Obituaries | July 18, 2014

    JERRY DON BERRY

    Jerry Don Berry, 75, of St. George, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his residence.  The family provided the following information. He was the owner/operator of Central Mechanical Services in Manhattan for 40 years. Jerry was born in Fostoria on Jan. 8, 1939, a son of the late Jerry

  • Obituaries | July 18, 2014

    BURNICE COLBERT

    Burnice Colbert, 70, of Junction City, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Her last spoken words were of a heavenly language, the family said. Burnice was born on March 21, 1944, in Marion, Ark., to John Henry Evans and Bernia Ward. Burnice came


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