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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 24, 2014

    Store evacuated after fire report

    Shoppers were evacuated from Best Buy on Monday following a report of a possible fire. Officials responded to a report of smoke in the store at about noon, according to officials. Manhattan Fire Department battalion chief Steve Shepek said a fluorescent light might have exploded,

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 24, 2014

    Thanksgiving is a time for ... overeating

    Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and feasting - lots of feasting. So is it any surprise that our eyes always seem to become so much bigger than our stomachs at this time of year? Not really, according to a Kansas State University psychological

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 24, 2014

    Avoid food poisoning this holiday season

    Do you know how to cook your turkey so your family doesn’t cry foul? A Kansas State University food safety expert has tips on how to make the holidays tasty and avoid a serving of foodborne illness. “When you’re buying your turkey, check

  • Local |Business | November 24, 2014

    Exhibit focuses on area history from 1917-1963

    Did you know that in 1920, within 24 hours of being asked to contribute $40 each, Kansas State University students pledged $76,000, or 60 percent of the total cost of Memorial Stadium? That both heavyweight boxer Joe Louis and baseball legend Jackie Robinson were stationed at Fort Riley in 1942? That

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | November 24, 2014

    K-State center gets $250,000 gift

    The CHS Foundation, St. Paul, Minnesota, has made a gift of $250,000 to the College of Agriculture at Kansas State University to support the Center for Risk Management Education and Research. The center engages students and industry partners in innovative education and research, advancing their risk

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 23, 2014

    Appeals court calls for resentencing in manslaughter case

    A former Kansas State University student who drove drunk and killed two people in a head-on collision will be resentenced after the Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday overturned a departure sentence by Judge John Bosch at Riley County District Court.  Miles Theurer, now 25, 

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 23, 2014

    21-year-old Wilson prepares for new job on commission

    In just over a month, 21-year-old K-State student Ben Wilson will be sworn in as the newest Riley County commissioner. The music major beat out incumbent Dave Lewis by 66 votes in the August primary for the 1st District seat. Saturday afternoon, Wilson, who had been

  • Local |Business | November 23, 2014

    New event center in the works for Aggieville

    Plans are in the works for an Aggieville venue for weddings, parties and other events. Currently in the development stages, the Aggieville Event Center will be at 12th and Laramie St. in the parking lot of the southwest part of Handi Corner Shopping Center. The

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 23, 2014

    Man sentenced to 12 years in Dollar General robbery

    A Topeka man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in federal prison for committing robberies in Manhattan and Topeka. Christopher James Wilhoite, 26, pleaded guilty to two counts of commercial robbery and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of a robbery, U.S.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | November 23, 2014

    For K-State football, the 12th man is a crew of 1,000 workers

    At the corner of Kimball and College avenues is a coliseum epic in size, appearance and spectacle. Each fall 50,000 fans arrive for home football games to watch the gladiators in purple and white battle it out for four quarters of play. The heroes on the

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