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  • Local |Government & Politics | January 21, 2015

    Home project sent to zoning appeals board

    Chuck Grier got the go-ahead on Tuesday to take his home project to the Board of Zoning Appeals, but he wasn’t around to see it happen. Before he left, an hour and 15 minutes into the two-hour discussion, Grier spoke about his frustration with work

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | January 21, 2015

    Schoen: RCPD achieved most goals in 2014

    The Riley County Police Department met most of its 2014 goals, but failed to complete the majority of its “action items.” RCPD Director Brad Schoen presented a review of the goals and progress indicators for the prior year at the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 21, 2015

    Man waives preliminary hearing in arson case

    A Manhattan man who allegedly set fire to his roommate’s clothing in their apartment waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday. Ivan Beaulieu, 22, appeared before Judge William Malcolm Tuesday afternoon in Riley County Court with his attorney, Lora Ingels. Beaulieu was scheduled to

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 21, 2015

    Trial set for man charged in October kidnapping

    A three-day jury trial was set on Tuesday for one of four Manhattan men facing charges connected to an October kidnapping and robbery. Judge Meryl Wilson set Kaywaun Washington’s trial for April 8-10 at the request of Washington’s attorney, Britain Stites. Washington, 25, previously

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business | January 21, 2015

    Manhattan native to appear on ‘Anderson Cooper 360’

    A Manhattan native is scheduled to appear on Anderson Cooper’s television show Wednesday night to discuss what police can legally seize in traffic stops. Glen Downey, now an attorney in Des Moines, represents two men in a federal civil rights lawsuit in Iowa. Downey

  • Local |Education | January 21, 2015

    Three file for Riley County school board seats

    Three people filed on Tuesday to run for seats on the Riley County school board, and they said the April 7 election could give the district a fresh start. Randy O’Boyle of Manhattan, USD 378 school board incumbent; Shane Allen of Leonardville; and Kyle Bohnenblust of

  • Editorials | January 21, 2015

    State of the Union is still too partisan

    President Barack Obama articulately expressed his political aspirations during his State of the Union address Tuesday night. Surveys indicate that the audience outside the Beltway gave him decent marks. Yet it is the audience inside the House chambers that will make or break his agenda.

  • Men's Basketball | January 21, 2015

    Cats cold down stretch in loss to Cyclones


    AMES, Iowa — With less than four minutes to play and the game tied at 69, Kansas State’s Marcus Foster got a long rebound and ran up the court, dishing it to Jevon Thomas for what looked like an easy layup. But Iowa State’s Abdel

  • Manhattan High School | January 21, 2015

    MHS girls get season sweep of Great Bend

    After scoring a combined 129 points the last time Great Bend and the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team played in December, Tuesday’s return game at Great Bend was much different. Manhattan was forced to overcome a slow start offensively, as much of the team struggled

  • Area Schools | January 21, 2015

    Rock Creek boys rout Iola in opener

    At Burlington, Rock Creek won its tournament opener at the Burlington Invitational Tuesday night, 67-32. The Mustangs took a 13-point lead after the first quarter and a 39-22 lead at halftime, despite 29 first-half fouls between the two teams. The Mustangs led 60-31 after the third

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