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  • Local |Government, Politics | December 10, 2014

    Roberts faults torture report

    Sen. Pat Roberts, former chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Wednesday called a report on the CIA’s use of torture after 9/11 “flawed and partisan.” Roberts said the study “poses an immediate and direct threat to Americans overseas and those serving our nation in

  • Local |Education | December 09, 2014

    100-plus years on, College Hill still serving education

    Ch2.phatch

    College Hill School’s ability to adapt is key to its continued use as an educational facility for more than 100 years. Originally built of wood in 1867, the one-room school moved on rollers a few years later, and was replaced by a stone structure at 6200 Kimball

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 09, 2014

    Bowl tickets selling fast

    K-State has sold about three-fourths of its allotted 12,000 tickets for the Alamo Bowl, associate athletic director Scott Garrett said Tuesday. The Wildcats will play the UCLA Bruins on Jan. 2 in San Antonio’s Alamodome. Garrett said many fans had pre-ordered tickets before the game was

  • Local |Education | December 09, 2014

    Moran nominates Clark for Air Force Academy

    Clark.phatch

    Manhattan High School senior and student body president Nicholas Clark was nominated on Monday to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., by U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran. “Americans are fortunate to have so many intelligent, hard-working and patriotic young men

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 09, 2014

    Court dates set in Ogden robbery case

    Court dates have been set for two men involved in a July aggravated robbery incident that occurred in Ogden. Timothy Holmes, 43, pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery and intimidation of a victim or witness. He will appear in Riley County District Court for a sentencing hearing

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 09, 2014

    Rezoning paves way for intersection development

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday approved a multipurpose rezoning designation at the southwest corner of the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Blackjack Road. The commission, however, decided against paving Blackjack Road farther south than the entrance to a proposed new subdivision, even though the roadway

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 09, 2014

    Manhattan man arrested in August rape case

    The Riley County Police Department arrested on Friday a Manhattan man in connection with an August rape. Timothy Charles Ayers, 41, 2109 Knox Circle, was arrested for a rape reported Aug. 15, said Matt Droge, RCPD public information officer. The victim is in her mid-20s. The incident

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 09, 2014

    Former MHS athletes arrested for July robbery

    Police are not releasing further information on two former standout Manhattan High athletes who were arrested Friday in connection with an aggravated robbery incident that occurred in July. The two men, Trey Campbell, 1122 Garden Way Apt. B, and Ty Suggs,1230 Colorado St., both 21, were arrested

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 08, 2014

    Parks update on agenda

    The Manhattan City Commission will receive an update Tuesday on the Parks and Recreation strategic facilities improvement plan. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The commission and Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will review citizen comments and the draft of a

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 08, 2014

    Free flu shots for uninsured

    The county is offering free flu shots for uninsured adults. Riley County Health Department officials told county commissioners Monday morning that it has received 40 doses of influenza vaccine, which will be available to uninsured adults 19 years of age and older on a first-come, first-served basis.

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