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  • Local |Kansas State University | December 09, 2014

    Bowl tickets selling fast

    K-State has sold about three-fourths of its allotted 12,000 tickets for the Alamo Bowl, associate athletic director Scott Garrett said Tuesday. The Wildcats will play the UCLA Bruins on Jan. 2 in San Antonio’s Alamodome. Garrett said many fans had pre-ordered tickets before the game was

  • Local |Education | December 09, 2014

    Moran nominates Clark for Air Force Academy

    Clark.phatch

    Manhattan High School senior and student body president Nicholas Clark was nominated on Monday to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., by U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran. “Americans are fortunate to have so many intelligent, hard-working and patriotic young men

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 09, 2014

    Court dates set in Ogden robbery case

    Court dates have been set for two men involved in a July aggravated robbery incident that occurred in Ogden. Timothy Holmes, 43, pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery and intimidation of a victim or witness. He will appear in Riley County District Court for a sentencing hearing

  • Local |Government & Politics | December 09, 2014

    Rezoning paves way for intersection development

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday approved a multipurpose rezoning designation at the southwest corner of the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Blackjack Road. The commission, however, decided against paving Blackjack Road farther south than the entrance to a proposed new subdivision, even though the roadway

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 09, 2014

    Manhattan man arrested in August rape case

    The Riley County Police Department arrested on Friday a Manhattan man in connection with an August rape. Timothy Charles Ayers, 41, 2109 Knox Circle, was arrested for a rape reported Aug. 15, said Matt Droge, RCPD public information officer. The victim is in her mid-20s. The incident

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 09, 2014

    Former MHS athletes arrested for July robbery

    Police are not releasing further information on two former standout Manhattan High athletes who were arrested Friday in connection with an aggravated robbery incident that occurred in July. The two men, Trey Campbell, 1122 Garden Way Apt. B, and Ty Suggs,1230 Colorado St., both 21, were arrested

  • Obituaries | December 09, 2014

    RENEE MILLER

    Renee Miller, 88, of Frankfort, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. The family provided the following information. Renee was born on Sept. 6, 1926, in Topeka, the daughter of Daniel and Mary (Dowd) Donahy.  She graduated from Frankfort High School in 1944 and then attended

  • Arts & Leisure | December 09, 2014

    ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ in ‘good enough’ category

    Christopher.conner

    Entering the pre-Christmas release doldrums there are few new features hitting the cinema. One animated feature willing to compete against Katniss Everdeen is “Penguins of Madagascar.” Spun off from the successful “Madagascar” series of films, this is the first feature-length presentation of the four penguin

  • Obituaries | December 09, 2014

    CURTIS LOWELL HENNING

    Curtis Lowell Henning, 75, of the Lake Elbo community east of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at his residence. The family provided the following information. Curtis was born on Oct. 2, 1939, in Lakefield, Minn., the son of Lowell William and Camilla Irene (Curtis) Henning. The family moved to

  • Obituaries | December 09, 2014

    BRENT KILBOURN

    Brent Eugene Kilbourn, 17, of Riley, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident west of Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Brent was born on Feb. 2, 1997, in Colby, the son of Buck Eugene and Angella Michelle (Foncannon) Kilbourn. Brent was a junior


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