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  • Local |Government, Politics | October 30, 2014

    Junction City limiting trick-or-treating time

    Junction City is putting a curfew on Halloween festivities this year. The city’s police department announced Tuesday that trick-or-treating will be limited to the hours of 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. At 8 p.m., the city will sound its storm sirens (what they’re calling

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 30, 2014

    Ohio police seek suspect in Garrett’s death

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are searching for a man accused of killing a former Kansas State University football player outside a nightclub on Oct. 11. A Cleveland police spokeswoman could not say Thursday whether 26-year-old David Garrett was a bystander or was targeted when he was shot.

  • Local | October 29, 2014

    A man, his father and the Kansas City Royals

    Johns royals.phatch

    Joe Johns of Manhattan has a special connection with the Kansas City Royals that started with his late father, James Johns. It was James who introduced Joe to the Royals as a child, and it was James who was a fan of the Royals before

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 29, 2014

    Historic KSU theater soon to meet its end offering haunted tours

    Tour1.phatch

    The ghosts of K-State’s past will walk among living souls at the Purple Masque Theatre in a haunted tour starting Wednesday. “The Haunted Masque” tells the stories of the theater’s freaky history, including the story of Nick the ghost, who, according to legend,

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 29, 2014

    Commission OK with current pool subsidy

    City commissioners said they are fine with the current level at which the city subsidizes its pools despite declining revenues. They also did not suggest a rate increase. The Manhattan City Commission held a work session on Tuesday to discuss the aquatic facilities year-end report.

  • Local |Business | October 29, 2014

    Sales tax receipts higher than expected

    The city’s 2014 sales tax receipts continue to outperform budget expectations through October. The city had $1,049,448 in sales tax receipts this month, according to the October sales tax report from finance director Bernie Hayen. The report represents sales from September. The city’s sales tax

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 29, 2014

    Trial set in student heroin death case

    The Riley County District Court set a jury trial on Monday for a man accused of supplying heroin to a Kansas State University student who died of a heroin overdose last year. Gregory Haug Jr.‘s trial is set for March 9. Haug, 21, of Olathe faces

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 29, 2014

    Hearing set for 2 men charged with kidnapping

    A status hearing for two men facing kidnapping and aggravated robbery charges was set for a continuance on Tuesday. Ortegas Tune, 26, and Kaywaun Washington, 25, both of Manhattan, are set to have status hearings at 1 p.m. on Nov. 4. The two were arrested earlier this month

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 29, 2014

    Man sentenced to 60 days in convenience store incident

    A Manhattan man was sentenced Monday in a case connected with a May shooting at the Hop-N-Skip convenience store, 2233 Tuttle Creek Blvd. Daeshawn Bryant was sentenced to 60 days in jail and probation for 18 months with an underlying sentence of 25 months with the Kansas Department of

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 28, 2014

    Lewis outraised Wilson in county bid

    Although Riley County commissioner Dave Lewis out-raised Republican challenger Ben Wilson, that money didn’t translate to a win, as the 21-year-old K-State student beat out the incumbent by 66 votes in the August primary. The candidates’ receipts and expenditures report, which documented financial activity for

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