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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | July 15, 2015

    JC woman injured in crash

    A Junction City woman was injured in a collision on an Interstate 70 off ramp Tuesday afternoon. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, at 4:45 p.m., Christa G. Rodriguez, 29, was stopped at the end of the ramp at exit 295 and waiting to turn right onto

  • Local | July 14, 2015

    Animal shelter gives public a glimpse of renovations

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    Manhattan’s T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter showed off its newly renovated dog kennel area to the public at an open house on Monday. The shelter is currently home to 70 cats, 14 dogs, two bunnies, two rats and a guinea pig, almost all of which are

  • Local |Education | July 14, 2015

    Board to consider cutting 8 teachers

    After months of budget talks, the Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider a recommendation to cut $1 million from the district, which includes eight teachers. The board is scheduled to discuss the issue at a 6:30 p.m. Wednesday meeting at the Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. A

  • Local | July 14, 2015

    County fair photo exhibit to honor fallen soldiers

    A photo exhibit memorializing U.S. soldiers who have fallen since Sept. 11, 2001, will be on display during the Pottawatomie County Fair July 29 through Aug. 2. “Until you see it, you don’t understand what a powerful impact these photos have,” Dody Berg told Pottawatomie County Commissioners

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | July 14, 2015

    Man injured in crash

    A man was injured when his pickup truck rolled several times through the median and across traffic lanes on Interstate 70 Monday night. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Eric J. Rivera, 36, Killeen, Texas, was driving a 2001 Ford Ranger west on I-70 near mile marker 317.9

  • Local | July 13, 2015

    High humidity makes it feel like 110 degrees outside

    An excessive heat warning for Manhattan and surrounding areas was in effect from noon to 9 p.m. Monday, officials said. Officials instituted the warning in response to high projected temperatures and even higher heat index readings. The high for Monday was predicted to be 101, with

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 13, 2015

    City to wrap up 2016 budget

    The Manhattan City Commission will work Tuesday toward creating a 2016 city budget ready for publication. The work session starts at 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. This is the fourth budget work session, which is the meeting that has in the past produced the total

  • Local | July 13, 2015

    Corps still working on sinkhole solution

    The sinkhole that formed Thursday on the east side of the outflow tubes at Tuttle Creek Lake has stabilized, officials said Monday.  It is 15 feet in diameter and 8 feet deep. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations manager Brian McNulty said corps officials have

  • Local |Business |Neighbors | July 13, 2015

    Volunteer marks 10,000 hours of service at hospital

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    Don’t greet Erma McManis with a handshake. The Via Christi Hospital volunteer prefers hugs. “If I don’t know them, they’re going to know who I am because I go up and give them a hug whether I know them or not,” McManis

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 13, 2015

    Defendant to get 3rd attorney in road rage case

    A man accused of killing a 27-year-old in a March road rage incident will be reappointed a third defense attorney. Tierre Terrell Wall was unable to hire someone on his own, he said in Riley County District Court on Monday during a status hearing. Prosecutors

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