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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 05, 2015

    Police release names in Aggieville shooting

    Police identified on Monday afternoon the suspect in a Sunday morning incident as 31-year-old Mark Self Jr., 700 Griffith Drive. Self was arrested in the 1100 block of Laramie Street after police said he fired a gun and injured two people at approximately 1:20 a.m. on Sunday

  • Local |Education | May 05, 2015

    Board to consider cuts, middle school dress code

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board is scheduled to consider $2 million to $3.7 million in budget cuts for the district this week. Board members will have a work session discussing the potential cuts beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. The issue

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 05, 2015

    Man gets 24 years in prison in kidnapping, robbery case

    A man who pleaded guilty to two charges of kidnapping in March was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison Monday. “I feel regret for everything that happened,” defendant Kaywaun Washington said.  Washington was accused of kidnapping in a robbery that involved three other

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | May 05, 2015

    Commission near decision on Military Trail project

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners hope to know in a few weeks what financial role — if any — they’ll play in a proposed industrial/commerce route in the southeast portion of Wamego. “I’ll tell you this,” Commission Chairman Pat Weixelman told a Wamego delegation Monday, “the

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 05, 2015

    Researcher finds exercise helps cancer treatments

    A Kansas State University researcher has found that fast-walking or light jogging on a regular basis can improve cancer treatments. Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology Brad Behnke has found a link between moderate exercise and better recoveries in cancer patients. Behnke and his co-researchers had

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 05, 2015

    Arts calendar includes ‘Sinatra,’ university choirs in Kansas City

    Finish off the semester by enjoying the arts at Kansas State University. Events listed are sponsored by the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art; the School Music, Theatre, and Dance; and the McCain Performance Series. Admission is free and open to the public unless otherwise

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 04, 2015

    Heavy rains cause flooding in Manhattan

    A number of cars were stranded or covered completely by flood waters on Monday after heavy rain and thunderstorms hit Manhattan. The National Weather Service reported 3-6 inches in some places, causing flooding from Manhattan Town Center to the K-State campus.  Affected streets included

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 04, 2015

    Suspect named in Aggieville shooting

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    Police have named the man arrested connection with a shooting in Aggieville early Sunday morning that injured two people. Mark Self Jr., 31, of Manhattan, reportedly fired a gun just after 1 a.m. near the 600 block of North 12th Street, according to a press release from

  • Local |Business |Neighbors | May 04, 2015

    Early childhood educator retiring after 37 years at Hoeflin

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    The Hoeflin Stone House on the campus of Kansas State University has been around since 1866. Over the years, the building has served many roles, ranging from a family homestead to the university’s poultry husbandry department. But since 1978, the building has housed the university’s

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 04, 2015

    City to hear revised Islamic Center plan

    The Manhattan City Commission again will consider rezoning the Islamic Center of Manhattan’s land for a proposed apartment complex. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The Islamic Center wants to rezone its land from a single-family residential district to a

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