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  • Local |Education | April 12, 2013

    MCC, MATC ink agreement

    A new agreement between Manhattan Area Technical College and Manhattan Christian College will “facilitate a seamless transition” between the two institutions, according to a press release. Officials signed an articulation agreement on Friday. The arrangement allows students with an associate’s degree from MATC to

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 12, 2013

    Nat Geo Amazon ultramarathoner to visit K-State

    National Geographic-sponsored ultramarathoner West Hansen, who led the first expedition to paddle the length of the Amazon River from its newly discovered source, will discuss his journey, touching on the Amazon as a natural, cultural, and economic resource, from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 12, 2013

    Man arrested after traffic stop

    Police arrested a Manhattan man Thursday afternoon on several warrants and drug charges after officers recognized him driving, stopped him and searched his vehicle. Joshua Davies, 25, 6226 Cardinal Lane, Apt. 43, was arrested for felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, three

  • Local |Traffic | April 12, 2013

    Injury accident on Fort Riley Boulevard

    One woman was hospitalized following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Fort Riley Boulevard and South Manhattan Avenue Thursday afternoon. Officer Matthew Droge said Pauline Adolph, 85, Manhattan, complained of neck and head pain after the Dodge Intrepid she was traveling in was struck by

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 12, 2013

    Book analyzes interactions between civilians and military

    Mutual respect and shared responsibility are the keys to strong civil-military relations, according to a new book by a Kansas State University political scientist. Dale Herspring, university distinguished professor of political science, offers a new approach to relationships between military members and civilians in “Civil-Military

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 12, 2013

    National week to honor dispatchers

    Staff reports The Riley County Police Department will celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 14-20 to recognize, officials said, the dispatchers who work behind the scenes to answer calls for help every day. During the week, interesting facts about dispatch and the dispatchers will

  • Obituaries | April 12, 2013

    Irma Damman

    Irma Lee Damman, 70, of Clifton died Thursday in rural Clifton.

  • Football | April 12, 2013

    Waters, Sams working to replace Klein

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    Curry Sexton lights up when you ask him about catching passes from quarterback Jake Waters. The Kansas State receiver was aware of Waters’ eye-popping numbers at Iowa Western a year ago, but he didn’t fully understand just how accurate the junior college transfer was

  • Baseball | April 12, 2013

    Speer still adjusting to college

    The adjustment from high school baseball to college wasn’t the easiest for Kyle Speer. But the former Manhattan High product and current Kansas State outfielder said he is gradually becoming more comfortable at the next level. Now, the sophomore just needs to get healthy,

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | April 12, 2013

    MHS battles tough weather in Wamego

    Playing relatively close to home at the Wamego Country Club, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team battled through tough conditions all day on Thursday. The meet, hosted by Washburn Rural, was held in Wamego because the Junior Blues couldn’t find an open course in


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