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  • Local | May 02, 2013

    Jet streams in Pacific are behind cold spring rain, sleet we saw today

    Car.phatch

    Manhattan residents will continue seeing colder spring rains such as hit the area overnight this year. “These spring events can go back and forth between rain and snow,” said Kansas Climatologist Mary Knapp. “This is very typical of a late [spring] precipitation event.” The storm

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 02, 2013

    Grand jury returns Schuster indictment

    Additional charges were filed Wednesday against the Manhattan physician accused of authorizing illegal prescriptions to hundreds of patients. Michael Schuster, 53, who operates Manhattan Pain and Spine, is now charged with one count of conspiracy to illegally distribute controlled substances, one count of unlawful distribution of

  • Local |Business | May 02, 2013

    Manhattan’s other pain doctor inundated with patient requests

    A Manhattan physician who operates the only remaining pain management clinic in Manhattan has been overloaded with patient requests following the criminal investigation into Michael Schuster’s clinic. Dr. Steven Peloquin, who operates the pain management clinic at Mercy Regional Health Center, said his office

  • Local |Fort Riley | May 02, 2013

    Command change ceremony is May 22

    Maj. Gen.Paul E. Funk II will take over for Maj. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr. as the commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division and of Fort Riley in a ceremony May 22. Funk started his career as an armored cavalry platoon leader at Fort

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 02, 2013

    Union opposes employee change

    A K-State-base union appears prepared to oppose an effort by classified employees to leave state civil service. William Glover, president of the K-State University Employees Association, told the Topeka Capital-Journal that union members voted to oppose the proposal to move under university control about two

  • Local |Education | May 02, 2013

    MHS parking permits to remain at same price

    Manhattan High parking permits will remain the same price during the next school year. The USD 383 Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to keep parking prices at $50, a shift in approach from the last board meeting when three board members — Pete Paukstelis, Walt Pesaresi and

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 02, 2013

    Van Kuren: No word on fate of air towers

    The fate of Manhattan Regional Airport control tower funding is still up in the air, even though Congress passed the Safe and Reliable Air Travel Act that would allow the Federal Aviation Administration to shift funding from other FAA programs to cover the cost through

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | May 02, 2013

    U.S. Chamber honors Huelskamp for support

    Members of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce saluted First District Rep. Tim Huelskamp Thursday, watching the congressman receive a “Spirit of Enterprise” award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. About 30 local Chamber members attended a half-hour ceremony at which John Gonzalez, from the U.

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 02, 2013

    Corrections officials describe new probation program

    Community Corrections Director Shelly Williams outlined for Riley County commissioners Thursday an eight-week-old probation program. Program 180 targets high-risk offenders by giving them swifter and shorter sentences if they violate their probation. Williams worked alongside Judge David Stutzman to create the program, which mimics a program

  • Tennis | May 02, 2013

    Niedermayerova, Bonacic selected for NCAA field

    For the first time since the 1995 season, the Kansas State women’s tennis team will be represented in both the NCAA Division-I Women’s Singles and Doubles Championships. Junior Petra Niedermayerova earned her third straight appearance into the singles championships and she will join her


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