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  • Track & Field | June 25, 2014

    Several Wildcats to compete in national meets

    The K-State Track and Field team continues what will be a busy offseason with several Wildcats competing in national meets this week. At the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif., Devin Dick, Devin Field and Erica Twiss will represent K-State, while Alyx

  • General Activities | June 25, 2014

    Optimist Aftershock take 5th

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock softball team played in the Kansas City Summer Smash this weekend. The Aftershock lost their first game 8-0 to Mid-Mo Evolution from Waynesville, Mo., the eventual winners of the tournament. Makayla Tegtmeier had the pitching duties and Ashley Faiola caught. Jayden

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 24, 2014

    Manhattan part of national child sex trafficking sting

    Two children were recovered and seven people were arrested over the past week in an operation targeting child sex trafficking in cities in Kansas and Missouri including Manhattan, federal officials announced on Monday. The FBI Kansas City Division worked with local, state and other federal

  • Local |Traffic | June 24, 2014

    Two-car accident delays traffic on Seth Child


    Drivers in lunch-hour traffic experienced delays Monday afternoon following a two-vehicle accident on Seth Child Road near the Amherst Avenue intersection. Riley County police said no major injuries were reported as a result of the accident, which occurred at about 12:30 p.m. Both cars involved —

  • June 24, 2014

    County could overrule residents on sewer vote

    Last month Riley County commissioners hoped residents of University Park, a small community west of Riley right by the waters of Tuttle Creek Lake, would agree that the area’s aged and broken sewer system — which was found to be leaking into the ground and

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 24, 2014

    Officials discuss dealing with mental health issues

    Providing better strategies for dealing with mental health issues was a focal point Monday at the intergovernmental luncheon. Rick Cagen, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Kansas, discussed the concept of a crisis intervention team (CIT), which is a partnership between

  • Local |Education | June 24, 2014

    Board to discuss financial reports

    Members of the Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 school board will discuss their 2013-14 financial reports at a 6:30 p.m. meeting on Wednesday. The reports of expenditures and balances come near the end of the fiscal year. According to agenda information, appropriations for the district were $37,850,538 for the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 24, 2014

    Bowman sentenced to 17 years for robbery

    A man arrested for robbing a Manhattan convenience store in November was sentenced on Monday to 206 months in prison. Riley County Judge Meryl Wilson ordered the sentence after denying a request from 22-year-old Travis Bowman’s attorney, Phleymon Yau, for a downward departure to a

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 24, 2014

    County to decide on old hospital building

    The Pottawatomie County Commission is expected to decide soon whether or not to purchase the former DeChairo Hospital building at Westmoreland. Jim Moore, president of Farmers State Bank, Westmoreland, told commissioners Monday that if the county is not interested, the bank plans to put the

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 24, 2014

    KSU scientists help unravel nature of Higgs boson

    New physics research involving Kansas State University faculty members has helped shed light on how our universe works. A recently published study in the journal Nature Physics reports scientists have found evidence that the Higgs boson — a fundamental particle proposed in 1964 and discovered in 2012 — is

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