Thursday, October 8, 2015

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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 05, 2015

    Arand pleads guilty to murder

    A Belvue man on Monday pleaded guilty to killing his uncle in Pottawatomie County District Court. Christopher Arand entered the plea on the day his jury trial was scheduled to begin. Instead, Arand admitted to killing his uncle, Larry Arand, also of Belvue, on Nov. 10.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | October 05, 2015

    Cow shot, killed at K-State

    On Sunday, the Kansas State University Police were called to a report of a dead cow at the Purebred Beef Unit. Further investigation found the deceased cow had been shot. K-State Police are investigating the incident. Anyone with information regarding this crime are encouraged to

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 05, 2015

    K-State human ecology honors six for accomplishments

    A New York catering director, an innovative physician and an international hotel owner are among the individuals who will receive awards at the annual College of Human Ecology Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. The six honorees were selected for outstanding contributions to their

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | October 04, 2015

    KSU football player Cre Moore arrested Sunday

    K-State football player Cre Moore was arrested early Sunday morning by Riley County Police. Moore, age 20, 2809 Blakewood Place, is a sophomore cornerback for K-State. He was arrested for driving under the influence and possession of a depressant at 3:26 a.m. at 1919 Poyntz Ave. The initial

  • Local |Business | October 04, 2015

    Habitat volunteers help family build dream


    ST. GEORGE — When 10-year-old Jose Berumen moves into his family’s new house, he’s going to have his own room and his own gecko. The building they live in now doesn’t allow any pets, but that’s going to change once Manhattan Area

  • Local |Business | October 04, 2015

    Local officials visit Columbia

    Local officials recently crossed state lines to get ideas for improving Manhattan. The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce organized a visit to Columbia, Missouri, on Wednesday and Thursday for a group of 34 people to learn about how Columbia has handled its growth. The group include

  • Local |Business | October 04, 2015

    Manhattan RadioShack changing name to Gizmoe’s after 43 years


    The local RadioShack is now Gizmoe’s. Owner Frank Beer announced Friday that his Manhattan store, which has operated under the RadioShack banner for 43 years, is shifting to the new name because of what he called “continued issues” surrounding the company. He mentioned that RadioShack

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 04, 2015

    Mason a finalist for chancellor at UA Fayetteville

    April mason.mercury

    K-State provost and senior vice president April Mason recently was named one of three finalists for the position of chancellor at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. The university named recently narrowed the search for someone to fill its top position, announcing the final three

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 03, 2015

    KSU family therapy student wins award

    A doctoral student in marriage and family therapy is the inaugural recipient of Kansas State University’s Marie R. Bonebrake Graduate Award. The $2,400 award is being presented to Zenova Williams, Vicksburg, Mississippi. The award recognizes graduate students based on academic merit and financial need. The

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 03, 2015

    K-State vet students earn scholarship

    Four Kansas State University veterinary students received scholarship awards at the recent annual conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners in New Orleans. Two fourth-year veterinary students, Lacey Robinson, Olsburg, and Jacob Hagenmaier, Randolph, received the $5,000 American Association of Bovine Practitioners Foundation-Zoetis scholarships. The

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