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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 14, 2013

    Locals cautioned to avoid part of Ogden

    Riley County authorities issued an advisory Wednesday afternoon cautioning people to stay away from a three-block a section of Ogden. The alert, which applied to the 200 block of 10th through 12 Streets in that city, apparently related to an ongoing investigation of a report of a

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 13, 2013

    A briefing for internationals on rules at the airport

    For most college students, going home is a matter of hopping in the car and driving down the road. But for those from a foreign country, traveling home can be a complex ordeal. Given the increasing number of Kansas State University students who come from

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 13, 2013

    Man gets 42 months in robbery

    A Manhattan man has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for robbing a convenience store that led to arson in which a Kansas State University researcher died. Frank Joseph Hanson, 23, was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 13, 2013

    Pottawatomie County to discuss security

    Pottawatomie County commissioners will hold a work session with department heads soon to hear input on the state’s new law regarding concealed weapons in public buildings. Commissioners tentatively set the session for 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, but first wanted to make sure all department

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 13, 2013

    Man gets 33 months for embezzelment

    A Manhattan accountant has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for embezzling from a commercial construction company where he worked. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced the sentencing Monday afternoon against Larry D. Lord, who pleaded guilty in March to one count of mail

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 13, 2013

    Manhattan, K-State rank in national ‘best’ lists

    Great campus, great town. That’s what two new rankings show about Kansas State University and Manhattan. Business Insider, a leading business news and analysis website, has Kansas State University in its list of Top 20 best college campuses in the nation, while another ranking by

  • August 13, 2013

    Louise Spain

    Louise Spain, 69, St George, died Sunday, August 11, 2013, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 13, 2013

    Tim Cochran

    Tim Cochran, 59, Arlington, Texas, died July 28, 2013, at his home.

  • Obituaries | August 13, 2013

    Thomas Page

    Thomas Leslie Page died on August 4, 2013, after a long illness.

  • Obituaries | August 13, 2013

    Bernice Johnson

    Bernice Johnson, 93, of Manhattan died Sunday at Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

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