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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 10, 2014

    Man shot during attempted robbery

    A 19-year-old Manhattan man was shot in the face during a robbery attempt late Friday night, Riley County police said Monday. Dispatchers received a call at 11:55 p.m. reporting that a victim had arrived in the Mercy Regional Health Center emergency room with a gunshot

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 10, 2014

    Man pleads not guilty to vehicle thefts

    A Westmoreland man suspected of stealing and attempting to steal vehicles in a May drunken driving and crash incident pleaded not guilty to his charges Monday. Nathan Woodyard, 38, pleaded not guilty to attempted robbery, DUI, interference with law enforcement, failure to stop at an accident

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 10, 2014

    Officials ID boat victim

    Authorities have released the name of a man involved in a boat wreck over the weekend at Tuttle Creek Lake. Clark Linders, 3630 Marlatt Ave., was transported to Mercy Regional Health Center Saturday after he wrecked his airboat on the lake and was thrown into the

  • Local |Business | November 09, 2014

    County tops state in exempt property

    The planned National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility might bring an added benefit to Riley County: less tax-exempt property. Currently, more than 25 percent of the land and buildings in Riley County — worth about $1.5 billion — is exempt from paying property taxes. The presence of Kansas State University

  • Local | November 09, 2014

    Center welcomes community as it plans housing project


    Members of the Islamic Center of Manhattan welcomed members of the community on Saturday with the goal of teaching others about the religion. “We want to, you know, show people who the Muslims are and what they do,” said Sabri Ciftci, a member of the

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

    Man taken to Mercy after water rescue

    A man was transported to Mercy Regional Health Center after a water rescue Saturday evening. The rescue reportedly happened at about 6:30 p.m. at Stockdale Cove at Tuttle Creek Lake, according to Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins. Collins said the man, whose name

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

    Man pleads in connection to McClendon death

    TEMPE, Ariz. — One of the men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of a Manhattan High School graduate has pleaded guilty. Court documents show 20-year-old David Siegal pleaded guilty this week to one count of minor in possession of liquor with

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

    Clay County woman arrested in fatal accident

    The Clay County Sheriff’s Department arrested a woman in connection with a Friday hit-and-run fatality. Rene Urbano, 49, of Clay County, was arrested and charged with the offenses of accident with death, not reporting an accident and driving while suspended. At 6:19 a.m. on Friday, 83

  • Local |Business | November 09, 2014

    Kramer new stylist at Trisha’s Studio 24

    Megan Kramer has been hired as a stylist at Trisha’s Studio 24, 8837 E. Highway 24, a full-service salon and day spa. Kramer specializes in highlights, color, waxing, haircuts, nail services and updos.  To make an appointment with Kramer, call Trisha’s Studio 24 at 785-537-2726.

  • Local |Business | November 09, 2014

    Sunflower Bank honoring veterans

    Sunflower Bank will honor service members and their families at its Manhattan branch, 2710 Anderson Ave., from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday. “We wanted to say thank you to our veterans and families for their sacrifices and service to our country,” said Mark Grant, senior vice

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