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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 14, 2014

    Woman bites police officer

    Riley County police arrested a Clifton woman Saturday evening for a slew of offenses connected to a domestic battery report and for attempting to bite a law enforcement officer. Desiree Kane, 31, was arrested at 9:50 p.m. after police performed a traffic stop in the 500 block

  • Local |Education | July 13, 2014

    Area teens learn parallel parking, responsibility in drivers ed

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    Manhattan teenagers are preparing for a new step toward independence as they wrap up what they’ve learned in drivers education, taking their big tests this week. Some of the 120 summer drivers ed students describe themselves as confident drivers, having already started on the road

  • Local |Business | July 13, 2014

    RCPD and MFD face off in barbecue contest at Relay for Life

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    The smell of good barbecue is hard to resist. Some barbecue is better than others. The Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County Police Department held their fourth-annual barbecue competition during the Relay for Life event Saturday at City Park. Famous Dave’s donated 120 pounds of

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 13, 2014

    Where you can take firearms following new open carry law

    Despite the state’s new law reducing local government’s ability to regulate unconcealed carry, there are now fewer places you can openly carry firearms in Manhattan. The new law, which started July 1, prohibits local government from banning open carry on private property or outdoors

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 13, 2014

    Morgan looks to unseat Kobach for secretary of state

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    Scott Morgan wants the office of secretary of state to return to a “tradition of quiet competence,” almost a “non-partisan” role. He says that’s a far cry from what it has become under current Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. To Morgan, Kobach has

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 13, 2014

    Junction City man stable after being shot

    A Junction City man is in in stable condition after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting early Saturday morning. An unknown black male shot the victim, 25-year-old Isaac Johnson, as he was walking in the area of 51 Manor Circle in Junction City. Junction City

  • Local |Business | July 13, 2014

    Dermatologist gets put in surgery society

    Dr. John R. Adams, a board-certified dermatologist of Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, P.A., Manhattan, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Mohs Surgery (ASMS). The primary mission of the ASMS is to improve physician performance and

  • Local |Business | July 12, 2014

    Prairiewood Retreat opens new venue

    Prairiewood Retreat and Preserve opened its second accommodations venue, the StoneHouse at Prairiewood. Originally constructed in 1860 by early Manhattan pioneer Sam Kimble, this historic landmark has been restored into a second guest house for Prairiewood guests. Now equipped with every modern amenity, the original hand-hewn

  • Local |Education | July 12, 2014

    MHS alumna graduates from Berkeley Law School

    Carrie C. Hall received her Juris Doctor from Berkeley Law School in California. Hall is a 2005 graduate of Manhattan High School and a 2009 graduate of Northwestern University in Chicago. In September, she will begin a position with the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office. Hall

  • Local |Education | July 12, 2014

    USD 383 educators recognized for tech use

    Discovery Education has named Manhattan-Ogden Unified School District 383 educators STAR Discovery Educators for their commitment to harnessing digital learning to inspire students’ curiosity and prepare them for future careers. STAR Discovery Educators are members of the Discovery Educator Network (DEN), a global community of educators

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