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  • Football | January 29, 2015

    Derricott confirms transfer from KSU


    When Kansas State landed D’Vonta Derricott, it looked like the Wildcats had found their next impact linebacker. A highly touted junior college player at Garden City Community College, Derricott never saw the field for the Wildcats this season as the Wildcats used his redshirt.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 28, 2015

    Police address ‘sexting’ incidents at local schools

    At least four incidents of juveniles sending or receiving sexually explicit images among their peers — or sexting — have occurred in the last six months in Riley County, according to a police official. About 20 parents of USD 383 students attended on Tuesday a discussion on sexting and

  • Local |Education | January 28, 2015

    Budget committee has first meeting

    A budget committee tasked with helping trim USD 383’s budget by $1.9 million to $4.1 million will consider cutting everything from jobs to slashing utility costs. The 60-member Budget Advisory Committee will study a range of cost-cutting moves over several weeks and make suggestions to the Manhattan-Ogden

  • Local |Business | January 28, 2015

    Group: We want to help with auditorium project

    Residents on Tuesday said they want to raise funds for Peace Memorial Auditorium improvements. Dave Fiser, president of the Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium, said during the Manhattan City Commission work session that the group hopes to work with city commissioners during the planning and

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 28, 2015

    Judge: Cost prohibits many from getting justice

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    The biggest problem in accessing the legal system in Riley County is the ability to pay for a lawyer, a local judge said on Tuesday. Speaking at the Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice’s quarterly potluck, Magistrate Judge Sheila Hochhauser said most of the

  • Local |Business | January 28, 2015

    ‘Sniper’ resonates despite controversy


    “American Sniper” begins with the lead character trying to decide whether or not to shoot a child, and the emotional level that it maintains throughout the film is reflected off the silver screen. Clint Eastwood’s latest directorial venture starring Bradley Cooper is drawing attention

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 28, 2015

    New patching material chosen for Belvue Bridge

    Commissioners from two counties agreed Monday to proceed with a new patching material for the Belvue Bridge — at least on a trial basis. Meeting in joint session Monday afternoon at Alma, Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee County Commissioners continued a discussion of both short and long-term solutions

  • Editorials | January 28, 2015

    Budget cuts only hinder IRS services

    The IRS is one of those agencies Americans love to hate. It’s the “tax man.” We might like or need many of the things we pay taxes for, but we can still hold the collectors in contempt, if only because it makes us feel

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 28, 2015

    Rape suspect arrested

    A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday on two Wabaunsee County warrants and given a high bond for an August rape incident. Clayton Skylar Garibaldi, 18, 411 Laramie St., faces charges of rape, aggravated assault, aggravated indecent liberties with a child, aggravated indecent solicitation of a child and

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 28, 2015

    KSU nominates four for Truman scholarship

    Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2015 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. The Truman Scholarship recognizes college students who are committed to careers in public service, government or the nonprofit sector. Ciara Chambers, a junior in political science, Spanish and international studies with a

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