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  • Local |Fort Riley | April 16, 2015

    Armbrust expects small cut at fort

    Potential cuts to Fort Riley are more likely to be “nicks,” said John Armbrust, director of the Governor’s Military Council, after a meeting with top Army officials Wednesday. As part of the continuing effort to prevent troop cuts at Fort Riley, U.S. Sen.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | April 16, 2015

    Regents’ new president, CEO has ties to K-State, MATC

    The new leader of the Kansas Board of Regents is a man with connections to K-State and Manhattan Area Technical College. Kansas Board of Regents president and CEO Andy Tompkins announced Wednesday he plans to retire at the end of June. Following the announcement at

  • Local |Education | April 16, 2015

    Board leery of cutting days

    Each day cut from USD 383’s school calendar could save the district $10,000, but some opposed the measure over the potential academic costs. The Manhattan-Ogden school board at a Wednesday work session discussed cutting class days to save money. The board did not make any decisions

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 16, 2015

    RCPD learned of Fort Riley bomb plot day before man’s arrest

    The Riley County Police Department received word on Thursday afternoon about Friday’s arrest of a Topeka man attempting to bomb Fort Riley. RCPD director Brad Schoen spoke Thursday during the Riley County Commission meeting about what the department knew. John T. Booker Jr., 20, of

  • Local |Education | April 16, 2015

    USD 383 names new assistant superintendent

    Superintendent Robert Shannon named a new assistant superintendent on Wednesday. Eric Reid, the current superintendent of USD 327 Ellsworth-Kanopolis-Genesco in Ellsworth, will assume his duties on July 1. Outgoing associate superintendent Robert Seymour will retire on June 30. Seymour has been in his position since 2000 and has been

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 16, 2015

    Family therapist suggests parents relearn to play

    A Kansas State University family therapist has one word for parents who want to raise a healthy, happy child: Play. “We find that parents lose the ability to play,” Nancy O’Conner said. O’Conner is director of the Kansas State University Family Center, which

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 16, 2015

    KSU, St. John’s Military School sign partnership

    Kansas State University will enhance its support of St. John’s Military School after signing a partnership agreement with the institution on Tuesday to assist the school’s students in preparing for higher education. At a ceremony on the St. John’s campus, Kansas State

  • Local |Area Schools | April 16, 2015

    Rock Creek JV splits with Clay Center

    Rock Creek’s junior varsity softball team slit a doubleheader on Tuesday, losing to Clay Center 2-0 before winning the second game 16-5. Jayden Weers both hit and pitched well for Rock Creek, but it wasn’t enough as the Mustangs fell 2-0 at Clay

  • Local |Manhattan High School | April 16, 2015

    MHS JV softball sweeps Rossville

    The Manhattan High junior varsity softball team won both games of a doubleheader against Rossville on Tuesday. MHS won the first game 5-1 before winning Game 2, 8-5.  The Indians came out quick scoring one run in their half of the first. They scored again

  • Local |Area Schools | April 16, 2015

    Rock Creek softball splits with Clay Center

    The Rock Creek softball team outlasted Clay Center in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday, winning 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Mustangs lost Game 2, 7-0. With the score tied at five, Alexis Wilson was hit by a pitch, bringing

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