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

    Infant who died of abuse sustained numerous injuries

    An affidavit released Thursday showed that a baby killed in Manhattan in February died as a result of “multiple blunt traumatic injuries” and that she had suffered previous abuse. Alexander McConnell, 22, of Manhattan, a specialist at Fort Riley, was arrested Sept. 29 in connection with death

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | October 09, 2014

    Eddie Lowery returns to Manhattan to speak for 1st time since exoneration for rape

    Eddie Lowery cried Wednesday evening as he hugged his former attorney, Barry Clark. Clark played a key role in Lowery’s exoneration after he was wrongfully convicted of rape more than 30 years ago. Lowery spoke at the Kansas State University Student Union, telling his story

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | October 09, 2014

    Commission approves fire station bays

    OGDEN — Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins asked county commissioners Thursday for more money to tweak the design of a new fire station to be built at the intersection of Tuttle Cove Road and Highway 13. The original design, which will replace the existing station

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

    RCPD investigating 2nd robbery in 1 day

    A 21-year-old woman suffered minor injuries in a robbery Wednesday evening — the day’s second reported robbery. The incident was reported at 7:50 p.m. in the 700 block of Bertrand Street in its south alley. Three men approached the woman and demanded money, according to a

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 09, 2014

    KSU innovation center amasses $2.4M in equipment donations

    SALINA — The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center, which broke ground in July, is already creating momentum toward its project goals. The innovation center has garnered $2.4 million in equipment donations, the facility’s foundation is currently being poured and the job description for a

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 09, 2014

    Dads battle balancing work, family, fitness

    Some fathers are exercising their emotions as much as mothers when balancing fitness and family, according to a Kansas State University kinesiology researcher. Emily Mailey, assistant professor of kinesiology, researched working parents’ struggles in establishing an exercise program in the study “Physical activity barriers and

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 08, 2014

    Funk says 1st Infantry Division’s mission is to take on Islamic State

    Funk.phatch

    FORT RILEY— Maj. Gen. Paul Funk II, commanding general of Fort Riley and the 1st Infantry Division, told reporters Wednesday that his command’s impending deployment to Baghdad and Irbil, Iraq, is about a clear mission: to take on the Islamic State of Iraq and

  • Local |Business | October 08, 2014

    Eco devo helped create 262 jobs

    Manhattan has gotten 262 new jobs at companies helped by the city since 2012, according to a 2013 economic development report. The report, presented at the Manhattan City Commission meeting Tuesday, included activities from 2013 and updates from mid-year 2014 involving companies receiving economic development funding from the city. Financial

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 08, 2014

    Sherow attacks Huelskamp’s ‘failed politics’ in 1st debate

    While Jim Sherow is running against incumbent Rep. Tim Huelskamp for the job of representing Kansas’ Big First congressional district in Washington, D.C., Huelskamp is running against Washington. At a forum Tuesday night in Salina — the first time the two have met for such

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

    Trial set for Nichols

    A trial was set Wednesday for a man facing murder charges in a September 2013 homicide. District Chief Judge Meryl Wilson scheduled a four-day trial starting March 10 for Anthony Nichols, 34, of Kansas City, Kan., who is charged with first degree murder in connection with the death

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