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  • Local |Education | August 10, 2014

    Manhattan native graduates from Spring Arbor University

    SPRING ARBOR, Mich. —Spring Arbor University announced that Peter Ramunda of Manhattan received a bachelor’s degree in history during commencement exercises on May 17. He is the son of Bruce and Rosemary Ramundo Founded in 1873, Spring Arbor University (SAU) is a Christian liberal arts institution

  • Local |Education | August 10, 2014

    Student named to dean’s list at Benedictine College

    ATCHISON — Maree Lehman of Manhattan made the dean’s list for the spring semester of 2014 at Benedictine College. Any full-time student carrying a minimum of 12 hours and a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9 is named to the dean’s list. Of the 1,742 full-time undergraduate students

  • Gardening | August 10, 2014

    Use best fertilizing practices as seasons change

    Greggeyestone1

    Like many gardeners, plants are hot and tired of the gardening season. The plants and gardeners are looking toward a cool down and moisture. There are a few plants that will have a burst of vigor prior to relaxing into the fall growing conditions. There

  • Columns | August 10, 2014

    Obama confronts Putin, finally

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has continued to pursue his chosen course of action with regard to Ukraine despite pleas that he exercise restraint and threats from the United States and the European Union. He claims he is doing everything he can to bring about a

  • Court Calendar | August 09, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, August 11, 2014 9:00 – JJC 9:00 Black, Benita SENTENCING (14 CR 172 Making False Info) BRW III 9:00 Cooper, Frank SENTENCING (14 CR 299 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Cuchy, Christopher Arraignment (12 CR 666 Burglary, etc) BRW III 9:00 Dodson, Rickey Status (14 CR 328 Dom Batt, Violation of PO) JJC III 9:00 Finney, Tariq Status (14 CR 297 CDP) KSL

  • Movies | August 08, 2014

    ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ quirkiest of Marvel’s recent offerings

    Christopher.conner

    The fourth Marvel Studios production of 2014, “Guardians of the Galaxy” stars Chris Pratt as Peter Quill. Quill is abducted by aliens the day of his mother’s death from cancer. Calling himself Star-Lord, Quill makes a living as a kind of space pirate, stealing and

  • Local | August 08, 2014

    Pools to close for season

    If you believe summer starts with the opening of the pools, there’s some bad news on the horizon. The closing of local swimming pools will take place this weekend, their typical closing time each year. Officials have said they can’t keep pools open

  • Local |Education | August 08, 2014

    Teacher contracts finalized

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board approved negotiated teacher contracts Friday morning in a unanimous vote. Some of the major changes in the contracts include a 2-percent compensation package increase, a $450 increase on base salary and an agreed-upon due process procedure for teachers.  Due process, or

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 08, 2014

    Does EMS charge patients for ambulance calls even if they don’t end up taking a ride?

    Ambulance.phatch

    Q: If an ambulance is called but the injured person elects to not be transported, does the ambulance still charge a fee? What is included in the 911 emergency services fund that is paid for by taxpayers?

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 08, 2014

    Trumpet instructor wins contest, lands spot in music video

    Just say it’s another “trumpet call” to success for Kansas State University’s Becki Walenz. The instructor of trumpet in the university’s School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, has won a national contest and will be featured in a music video for singer-songwriter


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