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  • I Wonder |Local |Business | July 31, 2015

    Is something going on with Colbert Hills’ water bills?


    Q: Is something strange going on with the water bills at Colbert Hills? A: If you’re a golfer, your only worry about water out at Jim Colbert’s jewel is whether or not you might shank a brand new Titleist into a blue and

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 31, 2015

    Posters help give undergrads research experience


    The fall semester hasn’t yet begun for K-State students, but that didn’t stop undergraduates from pushing their educational boundaries. Students participating in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Academy in Sustainable Bioenergy presented posters created after 10 weeks of research on their topics

  • Local |Business | July 31, 2015

    Top steer sells for $1,900 at 4-H livestock auction

    Results are in for this year’s Riley County Fair 4-H livestock auction that took place Monday. The grand champion steer was the high selling animal overall, selling for a $1,900 premium to Sink, Gordon & Associates and Dick Edwards Ford. Kobie Camerlinck of the Riley

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 30, 2015

    Key witness testifies at trial

    The trial of a Kansas City man accused of first-degree murder related to the 2013 death of a Manhattan man continued Thursday morning with testimony from a key witness. Christina “Tina” Love told jurors that 68-year-old John Burroughs was still alive and “gasping for air” more

  • Local |Fort Riley | July 30, 2015

    Funk says BRO up for challenge of command changes

    FORT RILEY — Exactly a week before his own change of command ceremony, the commanding general of Fort Riley’s 1st Infantry Division, Maj. Gen. Paul Funk II led a welcome ceremony for the division’s new deputy commanding general and paid tribute to the work

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 30, 2015

    AG seeking review of Aguirre decision

    TOPEKA — Kansas’ attorney general will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a state supreme court decision reversing an Ogden man’s murder conviction. Luis Aguirre was convicted in 2012 in the murders of his ex-girlfriend Tanya Maldonado, 18,  and their young son Juan Maldonado, 13

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | July 30, 2015

    USD 383 school board, teachers negotiating contracts

    Teachers and the USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden school district are still working on negotiating their contracts for the upcoming year. The Manhattan-Ogden school board held a special meeting Wednesday pertaining to negotiations, however, it was an executive session, which means it was not open to the public

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | July 30, 2015

    Counselor: Commissioners should reject visit invites

    Developers shouldn’t be surprised if a Riley County commissioner rejects invitations to visit their land. County counselor Clancy Holeman advised the commission at its meeting Thursday to turn down invitations to visit sites that could come before commissioners for land use and development consideration.

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | July 29, 2015

    KSU professor: Book could offer insight on Dr. Seuss

    One book, two book, another book from Dr. Seuss went on sale Tuesday. The manuscript and illustrations for the book, “What Pet Should I Get?” were found hidden in 2013 in the late Theodor Seuss Geisel’s, “Dr. Seuss”, home in La Jolla, California, by his

  • Local |Business | July 29, 2015

    $40M grant to address Wildcat Creek flooding moves forward

    Even a “perfect storm” can produce a silver lining. Two dramatic acts of nature have pushed the Manhattan region close to reaping a whopping cash benefit that could ease fears of future flooding from Wildcat Creek – not to mention creating infrastructure to make the area

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