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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2013

    New crime tool seen as helping

    A new method of crime prediction contributed to reduced crime during 2012, an RCPD officer told Riley County commissioners Monday. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said a laser-point initiative was being used to increase police patrolling in areas where crimes occur during certain times of the day and

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 22, 2013

    Six K-State students are bound for Uganda

    A first-time endeavor for six K-State students this summer may shed new light on a hot international issue. Those six are going to Uganda to both serve people and conduct research on The Lord’s Resistance Army. The ten-week trip is being led by David

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 22, 2013

    City to review Wildcat Creek flood plan

    City commissioners plan to discuss and give feedback on the Wildcat Creek Flood Management Plan during the Tuesday work session scheduled for 5 p.m. in the City Commission Room at City Hall. The plan is being developed by Wildcat Creek Watershed Working Group and its

  • Neighbors | April 22, 2013

    Best friend ...even if only for a few weeks

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    Emily Pendergrass came to Kansas State University to study animal science, but discovered other ways to help her four-legged friends. Pendergrass began doing community service work with the Riley County Humane Society three years ago. Currently, she is adoption coordinator for the pet adoption program

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2013

    Hearing date set in University Gardens shooting

    The preliminary hearing for a man accused of shooting several people and killing one at the University Gardens apartment complex earlier this month was set for May in Riley County District Court Monday morning. Matthew Wilson, 43, appeared via video communication in front of Judge John

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2013

    Rape report investigated

    Riley County detectives are investigating the reported rape of an 18-year-old woman in Manhattan early Saturday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said the incident reportedly occurred at a residence in the northwest part o Manhattan, between 3 and 3:30 a.m. on Saturday. Droge said the woman reported

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2013

    Search on in theft of auto

    Police are on the lookout for a burglar who stole, among other items, a car from a Bluemont Avenue residence in the early morning hours on Sunday. Officer Matthew Droge said the unknown suspect stole a 2009 Dodge Challenger from 1031 Bluemont Avenue, after stealing the keys

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2013

    Boy detained on arson charge

    An 11-year-old boy was detained on Friday for aggravated arson and criminal threat following an argument with a family member. Officer Matthew Droge said Riley County officers were called to the northeast part of Manhattan at about 7 a.m. on Friday after the boy reportedly

  • Obituaries | April 22, 2013

    Viola Barker

    Viola “Pinky” Susan Barker, 90, of Wamego died Sunday in Wamego.

  • Obituaries | April 22, 2013

    Carol Douglas

    Carol Jean Douglas, 51, of Manhattan died Friday in an automobile accident.

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