Thursday, February 11, 2016


  • Local |Business | June 30, 2013

    CivicPlus hires more help

    Cory Young, originally from Clovis, N.M., and a Kansas State University graduate, joined the CivicPlus Content Development team.  Young graduated from K-State with a bachelor’s degree in computer science with an emphasis in software engineering.  While attending K-State, he was a

  • Local |Education | June 30, 2013

    Manhattan resident named endowed chair

    Janice M. “Jamie” Spikes, nursing faculty for the division/department of nursing for Kansas Wesleyan University, has been named the recipient of the A.J. Rice Endowed Chair of Nursing. The chair was established by Wesleyan to recognize an outstanding nurse-educator who upholds the strong

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 28, 2013

    Court accepts plea deal in prof’s sexual assault case


    Future outings to Aggieville are out of the question for a former K-State visiting assistant professor following his acceptance of a plea deal Thursday.  The deal closes the books on a drunken incident in 2007 in which he was accused of having assaulted a female

  • Editorials | June 28, 2013

    Be safe, courteous with fireworks

    If you’ve already heard fireworks, you’re not alone. Some Manhattan residents — heck, some folks everywhere — get a little antsy and can’t wait until using fireworks is legal. We hope, if you have fireworks from last year in the basement, you resist the

  • Local |Education |Government & Politics | June 28, 2013

    Student loan rate petition is pushed


    With time running out for Congressional action to avoid a sharp increase in student loan rates, a small group of community members gathered Thursday at Triangle Park to protest the impending increase. The interest rate on federally subsidized Stafford student loans is set to double

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 28, 2013

    Tick-caused bobcat fever deadly to house cats

    Kansas State University veterinarians are warning pet owners to watch out for ticks carrying a disease that could kill cats. Cytauxzoon felis, also known as bobcat fever, is a blood parasite that infects domestic cats and has a very high death rate. Susan Nelson, a

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 28, 2013

    Arrests made in Pott County burglaries

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has taken two individuals into custody for their alleged involvement in burglaries reported on Diamond Road in rural St.Marys and in the city of St.Marys. On Tuesday, detectives with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and the

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 28, 2013

    KSU asks for weapons exemption

    Kansas State University, along with the other Kansas Board of Regents schools, has formally requested a four-year exemption from allowing the concealed carry of weapons on campus. “This exemption will allow the adequate time to look at all aspects of how the new law impacts

  • Holidays | June 28, 2013

    Celebration in Randolph to include races, barbecue

    The Randolph Independence Day Celebration begins this weekend with a full slate of activities, including a fish fry, turtle races, a soapbox derby and a barbecue. Here is a more detailed list of events: Friday •Marathon softball tournament •Watering hole, 6:30 p.m. •Fish fry contest

  • Obituaries | June 28, 2013

    Arthur Holtman

    Arthur E. “Art” Holtman, 94, of Manhattan died Thursday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

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