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  • Court Calendar | September 05, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Riley County Attorney’s Office MASTER CALENDAR Monday, September 8, 2014 9:00 Huske, Joshua PLEA (13 CR 627 Felony Theft) JJC III 9:00 Jankowski, Kattie Status (14 CR 417 Theft) JWG III 9:00 McGill-Fox, Christopher Status (14 CR 398 Poss. of MJ) JWG III 9:00 Powers, Rita Status (14 TR 1311 DUI, etc) BRW III 9:00 Robinson, Lawrence Arr/PLEA (14

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 05, 2014

    Affadavit shows student’s death caused by heroin

    Gregory Haug Jr. may have provided Jordan Forbit with the heroin that killed him. Kansas State University police identified Haug, 21, also known as “Rory,” as having been with Forbit in the time leading up to the KSU freshman’s death on Nov. 20, 2013, in an arrest

  • Local |Education | September 05, 2014

    ‘Safe Zone’ shows students who’s willing to lend an ear

    Manhattan High School students who need help and resources for tough issues will know exactly which faculty and staff members to turn to with the help of the Safe Zone program. Safe Zone originally was created for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 05, 2014

    Officials: City Hall addition plan moving forward

    Planning continues for the proposed Department of Parks and Recreation expansion project, city officials said Thursday. In June, the Manhattan City Commission provided verbal support for the $1.8 million project, which would move the department from 1101 Fremont St. in City Park to an addition on the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 05, 2014

    Ogden man held for 4 felony counts

    An Ogden man was bound over on four felony counts after a preliminary hearing Friday for his role in an aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery in July. Timothy Holmes, 43, will face two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of aggravated burglary. An additional count

  • Local |Education | September 05, 2014

    MHS junior wins car for perfect attendance


    After a year of perfect attendance, a Manhattan High School student won a drawing and received a car as a reward for his efforts. Colton Joyce, a junior, was one of 24 students who qualified to enter a drawing to win a 2008 Nissan Sentra last week.

  • Editorials | September 05, 2014

    City’s growth rate impressive

    It ought to be obvious to anyone driving around Manhattan that our city has been growing. Homes — entire neighborhoods —are being built and restaurants and other businesses continue to open or expand. A population of 50,000 once seemed distant, yet Manhattan now is a metropolitan statistical

  • Columns | September 05, 2014

    Is Brownback’s legacy Stegall?

    Gov. Sam Brownback recently intervened to ensure that Judge Caleb Stegall was on the short list of nominees for a Kansas Supreme Court appointment. This was an unusual step. Brownback then chose Stegall over the other nominees, even though he had the least high-court experience.

  • Manhattan High School | September 05, 2014

    MHS tennis takes 2nd at JC quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team got its season off to a solid start Thursday afternoon, taking second place among four teams at the Junction City quadrangular. Both Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley, playing at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, went 3-0 on the day,

  • Manhattan High School | September 05, 2014

    Martin hoping to lead by example

    Growing up playing football, Chris Martin’s natural position on offense was quarterback. It wasn’t until sophomore year the coaching staff at Manhattan High moved him to running back, which quickly turned into a starting gig on varsity as a junior. With an opening

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