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  • Local |Traffic | July 28, 2014

    Bevy of road projects could affect traffic

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    Two street construction projects should be completed Friday as crews begin work on a slate of new projects. Construction at the 17th Street and Laramie Street intersection, and work on Poyntz Avenue and U.S. Highway 24 outside the entrance to Manhattan Town Center are expected

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 28, 2014

    Attorneys seek to dismiss charges in JC murder case

    JUNCTION CITY — An arraignment hearing for a Kansas City man facing murder charges in both Geary and Riley counties was continued on Monday when his attorney indicated they’re seeking to have an aggravated robbery charge dismissed in the Geary County case. Anthony Nichols, 34, appeared

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 28, 2014

    Judge assigns new defender in kidnapping, robbery trial

    Riley County District Judge John Bosch on Monday assigned a new attorney to defend Jerred Snyder, the Manhattan man accused of kidnapping and robbing a man in one case and pawning stolen items in another. Bosch appointed Jillian Waesche to represent Snyder, 30, moving forward. Snyder

  • Local |Fort Riley | July 27, 2014

    On 100th anniversary, remembering Fort Riley’s role in World War I

    FORT RILEY — World War II gets a lot of the buzz in American history books and folklore, but as the globe reflects on the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I on Monday, it may find that this important event - originally known

  • Local |Business | July 27, 2014

    Onaga’s prescription for fully funded, staffed rural hospital

    ONAGA — Providing quality health care in rural areas has always been a hit-and-miss proposition. In that context, a large and sparsely populated chunk of northeastern Kansas has scored a notable hit with a new $22 million hospital and wellness campus under construction in the center of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 27, 2014

    Man hit by truck, killed in JC

    A Junction City man died at Geary Community Hospital after he was run over by a truck early Saturday morning. Junction City police reported 23-year-old Cody Martin received treatment at the hospital, but GCH personnel later pronounced him dead. Police found Martin in the roadway

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 27, 2014

    Researcher: Number infected with mosquito-borne virus rising

    The number of Americans infected with a mosquito-borne virus has nearly doubled in two weeks, according to a K-State researcher who studies the disease. Chikungunya, a virus that is said to cause severe joint pain, also has been found in mosquitoes in the United States.

  • Local |Education | July 27, 2014

    Area schools awarded $38,000 grant

    Thirty-eight Kansas agriculture education students from nine local schools won the the Kansas Agriculture Skills & Competencies Certificate, awarded by the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), now located in Manhattan. Each certificate awarded earns the school $1,000, distributed by the Kansas Department of Education.  Schools

  • Local |Education | July 27, 2014

    Manhattan native chosen as teaching fellow

    Manhattan native Timothy Ellis was chosen by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) as a member of its 2014 cohort of Teaching Fellows. The selected Fellows participated in a rigorous screening process. With only 18 percent of the applicant pool being chosen, the 2014 Teaching Fellows are some

  • Local |Education | July 27, 2014

    Newman starts online CT scan certification program

    WICHITA — Newman University will launch an online program to help health care professionals become certified in the field of computerized tomography — commonly referred to as Cat Scan —beginning in the fall semester. The online CT program will be included as a concentration in the university’

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