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  • Local |Business | October 08, 2014

    Tickets available for Promenade on Poyntz

    Tickets are still available for the 10th-annual Promenade on Poyntz on Thursday. Twelve downtown businesses will serve as stops where participants can sample a variety of wine and food. Each business will feature a red and white wine selection paired with light hors d’oeuvres.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 08, 2014

    Local man kidnapped, robbed

    Riley County police are asking for public assistance after a man reported he was kidnapped and robbed early Wednesday morning. At about 1 a.m. in the 1200 block of Kearney Street, a 25-year-old man was reportedly approached by two unknown men wearing Halloween masks and forced

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 07, 2014

    As research funding sinks across nation, K-State looks to stay afloat

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    Karen Burg has taken the wheel of a ship that’s stuck in dangerous seas. Imagine high waves and a current running against this craft, making forward progress difficult. A bioengineer by training, Burg is the new vice president for research at Kansas State University,

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 07, 2014

    Residents respond to court decision

    Sue Gerth, a past president of the Manhattan chapter of Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays — otherwise known as PFLAG — was happy Tuesday morning with the latest news out of the U.S. Supreme Court. On Monday, the high court declined to review

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 07, 2014

    Manhattan woman pleads guilty to marriage fraud conspiracy

    A Manhattan woman pleaded guilty Monday to taking part in a marriage fraud scheme. Jacqueline Michaelle Reed, 48, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Tuesday. In her plea, Reed, who is a U.S. citizen,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 07, 2014

    Roberts gets 18 months for thefts

    Tracy Shane Roberts, a former executive officer for the Flint Hills Area Builders Association, will serve 18 months in prison for stealing money from the organization. Judge Meryl Wilson issued the sentence on Monday in Riley County District Court. Roberts, 45, Wamego, was charged with 30 counts of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 07, 2014

    JC apartment builder sentenced to 57 months

    TOPEKA — A Topeka man was sentenced Monday to 57 months in federal prison for fraud and money laundering related to the construction of an apartment complex in Junction City. John Wyatt Duncan, Jr., 53, Topeka, pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud, one count of money

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 07, 2014

    2 people injured in head-on crash Sunday near Wamego

    Two people were transported by Life Star helicopter to a medical facility after a head-on collision early Sunday morning. The wreck happened at about 4:30 a.m., a mile east of Wamego on Highway 24. Cameron Renfro, 23, of Silver Lake, and Jeffrey Fisher, 47, of Wamego, both were

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 07, 2014

    1st prepares to deploy

    The 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters will case its colors in a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Fort Riley’s Victory Park in preparation for its deployment to the Central Command area of responsibility. About 200 Soldiers from the Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 06, 2014

    CVB study, hospital rezoning on city commission’s agenda

    The Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau will present the results of a study on its marketing effectiveness on Tuesday at the Manhattan City Commission meeting. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The study results will be a part of the CVB’s

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