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  • Local |Kansas State University | December 21, 2014

    KSU band wins national honor

    The Pride of Wildcat Land, the Kansas State University Marching Band, has been named the best marching band in the nation. The band has received the Sudler Trophy, which is given every two years by the John Philip Sousa Foundation to recognize the top marching

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2014

    As holiday nears, shoppers seeking gifts fill stores


    The holiday spirit was in full force Saturday afternoon at the Manhattan Town Center, where hordes of holiday shoppers took a break from merry movie marathons, hot chocolate and seasonal ales to take part in one of the busiest shopping days of the year: the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 21, 2014

    RCPD defends video policy change

    The Riley County Police Department has mostly stopped using processing room videos for DUI incidents because officials say they often were detrimental to the department’s cases. RCPD director Brad Schoen said in a Aug. 18 email to Riley County commissioner Dave Lewis that the change

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 21, 2014

    Police give few details in death at shooting range in Ogden


    OGDEN — Riley County police were called to investigate a death Saturday evening at at Ogden shooting range. Police and other emergency personnel responded to a call at Ogden’s Best Guns and Gun Range Saturday evening for what witnesses said was a gun-related incident inside

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2014

    Family business innovates in grain industry

    CULBERTSON, Neb. — A state-of-the-art grain handling facility is being installed, with the capacity to unload 105 railroad cars at a time. The innovative construction company which is installing this new grain handling facility is found in rural Kansas. Mike Frisbie is president and chairman of the

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2014

    KSU alum named shareholder at accounting firm

    Benjamin M. Walker has been named a shareholder of Lindburg Vogel Pierce Faris, Chartered. Walker joined Lindburg Vogel Pierce Faris in 2008 and works predominantly in auditing and accounting services. He is a certified public accountant working in the firm’s Manhattan office. Walker graduated from

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2014

    Hayden Orthodontics office manager celebrates 7 years

    Hayden Orthodontics is celebrating the seven-year anniversary with Jodie Jung, front office manager and financial/insurance coordinator. She is responsible for managing the front desk, scheduling appointments, collecting payments and answering patient questions. Jung was born and raised in Lincoln, Neb. She enjoys spending time

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2014

    Chamber of Commerce names leadership class

    The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Manhattan Board announced members of the 2015 class of Leadership Manhattan. The 14th class includes: Hillary Badger — City of Manhattan, Christine Benne — Community Member, Jason R. Curtis — Express Employment Professionals, Sam Dameron — Manhattan Fire Department, Meka Elijah —

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 19, 2014

    RCPD K-9 retires after 11 years of service


    A member of the Riley County Police Department isn’t letting go of everything he learned on the job just because he’s retiring. Dino, a fluffy black and brown German Shepherd with front feet the size of softballs may be done with police work,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 19, 2014

    Details released in armed robbery

    A drug sale on July 10 turned into a robbery at gunpoint according to an affidavit released on Friday morning. According to the warrant affidavit, Trey Campbell, 21, and Ty Suggs, 21, former star athletes for Manhattan High School, arranged to buy a half-pound of marijuana from Hudson

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