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  • Local |Kansas State University | November 16, 2014

    Business ethics competition awards $2,750 to KSU students

    Five teams of Kansas State University students were awarded $2,750 in cash prizes as part of the recent Phillips 66 Business Ethics Case Competition, a collaboration between the university’s College of Business Administration and Phillips 66. The competition saw 22 teams made up of two to four students

  • Local |Business |Books | November 16, 2014

    Book inspires program for future entrepreneurs

    “Who Owns the Ice House?” That’s not a question one hears every day. This unusual question is the name of a book that has helped inspire the creation of an entrepreneurship program being utilized in Kansas and beyond. Jim Correll is facilitator of the

  • Local | November 14, 2014

    Snow arriving early Saturday

    Winter weather will arrive in Manhattan early Saturday morning with up to four inches of snow by noon, according the Kansas State University climatologist Mary Knapp. “The problem will be the wind after that,” Knapp said Friday morning. “We expect winds of 10-15 mph Saturday

  • Local |Business | November 14, 2014

    Airport director to resign in May

    Peter Van Kuren will resign as the director of Manhattan Regional Airport, effective May 15. City manager Ron Fehr announced the resignation on Friday morning. Van Kuren said his desire to relocate to the east coast to be closer to family is the reason for his

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 14, 2014

    Man arrested in stabbing incident

    A Manhattan man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly stabbing a 27-year-old woman in a domestic incident. Samuel Lee Dartez, 30, of 1508 Jarvis Drive Apt. B is being held in the Riley County Jail for attempted first-degree murder. His bond was set at $500,000. At approximately 11:38 a.

  • Local |Business | November 14, 2014

    Executive producer a MHS graduate

    Mike Coleman, who grew up here and graduated from Manhattan High in 1989, is the executive producer of “Foxcatcher.” Coleman came up with the idea for the movie in 2002, when he was “a single guy, just floating around” in New York City. He was not involved

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 14, 2014

    King will lead local Republicans

    Eileen King, retired Riley County treasurer, has been selected as the new chair of the Riley County Republican Party. King was selected to fill the position previously held by Lee Modesitt at a reorganization meeting Thursday. King, who retired as county treasurer in June after 29

  • Local |Business | November 14, 2014

    Toy drive taking donations

    Donations are now being accepted by Toys for Manhattan, which serves as a community program to receive new and experienced toys and gifts for distribution to underprivileged families in the community as Christmas presents. Donations are being accepted at 409 E. Poyntz Ave on Tuesdays and

  • Local | November 14, 2014

    Plentiful rewards offered at mayor’s holiday parade

    Light yourself. Light your bicycle. Light a float. This year’s Mayor’s Christmas Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade will reward them all. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, at Manhattan Town Center and end in Aggieville’s Triangle Park

  • Local |Business | November 14, 2014

    Red Cross urges blood donations

    The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season. The Red Cross will be in Manhattan Nov. 20 from noon-6 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church

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