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  • Local |Government, Politics | August 22, 2013

    Four candidates named for city position

    Four finalists have been named in the city’s search for a new assistant city manager. The four are: Adam Bentley, administrative assistant to the city manager in Iowa City, Iowa; Christina Burns, assistant to the village manager in Clarendon Hills, Illinois; Joseph Cronin, assistant

  • General Activities | August 22, 2013

    Broussard leads pack at Colbert Classic

    Anthony Broussard picked up two eagles on Wednesday, on the way to finishing 5-under par to lead after one round at the Colbert Charity Classic at Colbert Hills. The Beaumont, Texas, native eagled the first hole of the course, a par-5, and later added an

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    Retrial set in Horne case

    A retrial was set Wednesday in the case of Levertis Horne, the man accused of a home invasion and shooting in October 2012. At a hearing Wednesday afternoon in Riley County District Court, the retrial was set for Feb. 3, with jury selection on Jan. 31. The trial

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    House fire causes $50,000 in damage

    A house fire early Thursday morning in Manhattan caused an estimate $50,000 in damage. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a single-family residence at 721 Osage Street at 1:57 a.m. Thursday. They found “heavy fire” on the front of the structure, according to a press release from

  • Local |Business | August 22, 2013

    Meadowlark receives award

    Meadowlark Hills retirement community was honored for its person-centered care during a ceremony Thursday morning. The award was Promoting Excellent Alternatives in Kansas Nursing Homes — the PEAK award — which is given to nursing homes for “successfully implementing culture change,” according to a press release. Shawn

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 22, 2013

    K-State, Barton County sign reverse transfer deal

    The typical educational journey often starts with a student earning a community college degree and then moving on to a four-year institution.  In a progressive move, Barton Community College and Kansas State University have made it easier for students to transfer credits in the

  • Football | August 22, 2013

    Cats’ Hubert named to Tyler Rose Award watch list

    Kansas State senior running back John Hubert was one of 35 players named Wednesday as a candidate for the inaugural Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award as announced at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce East Texas Kickoff Luncheon. The award, named after the characteristics that have

  • Men's Basketball | August 22, 2013

    K-State ranks among leaders in attendance

    Kansas State ranked among the Top 25 in men’s basketball attendance for the second consecutive season, as the NCAA released its attendance figures for last season on Wednesday. The Wildcats had 12,528 fans per game in 18 home games this past season to rank 24th nationally and

  • Obituaries | August 21, 2013

    Sean Lesperance

    Sean Michael Lesperance, 37, of Riley, died Monday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 21, 2013

    Commission approves Thurston zoning

    City commissioners gave their final approval on the rezoning for two lots on Thurston Street by a 4-1 super-majority vote. City staff and the planning board previously recommended that commissioners deny rezoning of 1021 and 1027 Thurston St. from an R-2 residential district with a traditional family

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