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  • Local |Traffic |Government, Politics | July 18, 2013

    ‘Double diamond’ idea gets favorable reception


    Several Manhattan residents told engineers Wednesday that the “double diamond” proposal is a workable solution to congestion at the intersection of Seth Child Road and Fort Riley Boulevard. Chuck Bartlett, project manager for Alfred Benesch and Company, said several people at the meeting liked the

  • Local |Education | July 18, 2013

    USD 383 officials looking at 33acres in Pott County as possible elementary facility

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    USD 383 is thinking about buying 33 acres in Pottawatomie County that could become the site of a future elementary school. School board members gave initial acceptance of the terms of a contract during their meeting Wednesday. The owners are Richard Kiner, trustee of the Kiner Residual

  • Local |Education | July 18, 2013

    Tax levy hike takes shape

    The USD 383 school board decided Wednesday to hold a special meeting July 24 to continue budget discussions. Board members attempted to have a budget forum prior to Wednesday’s meeting to let the public speak, but nobody showed up. For the upcoming fiscal year, USD 383 will

  • Editorials | July 18, 2013

    A breakthrough on student loans

    College students and their parents might be relieved to learn that a bipartisan group of senators has reached a compromise on student loan rates that would be lower than the 6.4 percent they jumped to on July 1. Unfortunately, rates wouldn’t be as low as the 3.4

  • Columns | July 18, 2013

    Let’s revive Arts in the Park

    What a fantastic evening Saturday was in City Park. Kansas State’s Union Program Council partnered with Fort Riley’s Morale Welfare and Recreation and Manhattan’s Parks and Recreation to produce a phenomenal night of music at The Little Apple Music Festival. Fantastic music,

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 18, 2013

    Justin Hall awarded LEED Gold for sustainability

    The building addition to Justin Hall, home of the College of Human Ecology at K-State has been approved for the prestigious LEED — Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification by the U. S. Green Building Council, meeting stringent requirements for positive impact on the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 18, 2013

    Drug arrests in local store

    Two people were arrested at a local pawn store Tuesday after officers allegedly found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia on them. Officer Matthew Droge said Riley County officers were investigating an unrelated report at Wildcat Pawn, 2309 Tuttle Creek Blvd., when they made contact with Laura Heffner, 31,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 18, 2013

    Man arrested after alleged domestic incident

    A man is in custody following an alleged domestic incident in a housing complex in the northeast part of town Wednesday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said Riley County officers were called to the victims’ residence at about 7:40 a.m. for reports that Jonathan Ray Watt, 30, 11309

  • Obituaries | July 18, 2013

    Judith Miller

    Judith (Vick) Miller, 66, of Orlando, Fla., died May 13, in Orlando, Fla.

  • Obituaries | July 18, 2013

    Oleato Perret

    Oleato Grace Perret, 80, of Westmoreland and formerly of Salina died Tuesday at the Westy Community Care Home.

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