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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Business | July 04, 2014

    Hegarty honored for police work

    Captain Tim Hegarty isn’t afraid to try new methods of fighting crime. For his efforts and success in implementing crime-reducing policing programs, the Riley County Police Department administrative captain recently was inducted into the Evidence-Based Policing Hall of Fame. The hall of fame is

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 04, 2014

    College of Business Administration names Wilkinson new accounting department head

    The Kansas State University College of Business Administration has named Brett Wilkinson as its new accounting department head and the first holder of the Robert G. Chapman endowed chair. “Dr. Wilkinson has an exceptional record as an academic scholar,” said Ali Malekzadeh, Edgerly family dean

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 04, 2014

    Interior architecture and product design professor’s latest book covers presentation

    Kansas State University’s Donna Fullmer hasn’t just written the book about the design process —  she’s written the series. The assistant professor of interior architecture & product design just released “Presentation Basics,” the fourth book for her Studio Companion Series published by

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 04, 2014

    KSU team takes top prizes at national imaging competition

    A two-person team from Kansas State University won Best Overall Project and Employees Choice Video awards at the national Student Infrared Imaging Competition in Melbourne, Florida, June 27-28. The team of Devin Mangus, master’s student in biological and agricultural engineering, Kanorado, and Huan Wang,

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 03, 2014

    Holeman: Watershed district has drawbacks

    Riley County commissioners agree that Wildcat Creek poses a danger of flooding, and if the circumstances align, rather costly flooding to property owners. How to approach a solution, though, is tricky, they said. Thursday morning County Counselor Clancy Holeman lined out some options, specifically the

  • Local |Education | July 03, 2014

    Fliter named school board president

    Officers for the USD 383 Board of Education were selected Wednesday evening. Former vice president of the board Leah Fliter unanimously won the board president’s position. She replaced Curt Herrman. Marcia Rozell was also selected unanimously to be vice president of the board. Members switched

  • Local |Education | July 03, 2014

    District budget down $800,000

    It looks like the school district’s operating budget will drop by nearly $800,000, according to projections released Wednesday evening at a USD 383 board of education meeting. The budget for the district’s two operational funds for the 2015 fiscal year could be $796,399 less than the 2014 fiscal

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 03, 2014

    1st RCPD citizen forum draws few attendees

    Rich Jankovich is hopeful that holding forums that are more relaxed than the monthly Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board meetings will result in more opportunities for citizens and the board to communicate. On Wednesday, Jankovich, fellow board member Robert Boyd and Riley County Police

  • Local | July 03, 2014

    Wednesday’s high was coolest on record

    Temperatures were unseasonably cool in Manhattan Wednesday. The high temperature for the day was 72, which broke the record for lowest high temperature on record. The previous record for the coldest high was set in 1908 at 73 degrees. State climatologist Mary Knapp said the cooler temperatures were

  • Local |Traffic | July 03, 2014

    Kimball to be closed at night

    Nighttime travelers on Kimball Avenue will have to find a different route starting Sunday. Kimball Avenue from North Manhattan Avenue to Tuttle Creek Boulevard will close from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. for approximately four to six weeks during the work week, Sunday through Thursday

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