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  • 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

  • Local |Business | July 11, 2014

    Manhattan Public Libary expansion ahead of schedule

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    Construction at the Manhattan Public Library is halfway complete as of this week, and officials expect work to be finished in December. “We’re really happy to see it moving forward, and it’s very exciting seeing it getting toward the end,” library director Linda

  • Local |Fort Riley | July 11, 2014

    Armbrust: Response key in Fort reductions

    Cuts are once again looming over Fort Riley. However, Governor’s Military Council executive director John Armbrust on Friday said action the community takes now could help determine the impact of the pending reductions. The Army has opened a 60-day public comment period following the

  • Local |Education | July 11, 2014

    USD 383 teachers get a raise

    Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 reached a tentative agreement on Thursday with local representatives of the teachers’ union, the National Education Association. The contract was agreed upon after five months of discussion about the 2014-15 school year. Some of the agreement’s highlights included an increase of $450 in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Business | July 11, 2014

    Pott County officials warn of ‘grandparents’ scam

    Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat on Thursday issued a warning to residents about a phone scam targeting grandparents that has already cost victims thousands of dollars. At least two Pottawatomie County residents have become victims of the scam, which, in one case, began when the

  • Local |Business | July 11, 2014

    Stampede to be featured on CMT show Saturday

    This year’s Kicker Country Stampede will be featured at 10 a.m. Saturday on CMT. The annual country music festival, which took place in June at Tuttle Creek State Park near Manhattan, will appear on the CMT Hot 20 Countdown. CMT is on Channel 66 for Cox

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 11, 2014

    Commissioners approve sewer upgrade for University Park

    Riley County commissioners voted Thursday to proceed on a $4.2 million overhaul of the sewer system in University Park. All three commissioners agreed to the motion. County engineer Leon Hobson has said the current sewer system — which was built in 1962 — is deteriorating to the point of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 11, 2014

    Missing teen found

    Riley County police located a Manhattan teen on Thursday just a few hours after she was announced as missing. At about 1:20 p.m., police reported that 16-year-old Arayah Gauna had been gone from her home for more than 24 hours. She had left without giving any

  • Local |Business | July 10, 2014

    Manhattan’s largest private employer expands with new store

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    GTM Sportswear’s new K-State Super Store bears some resemblance to Bill Snyder Family Stadium’s renovated west side. There’s the color and stone, the building top that resembles a castle, and the general K-Stateness of the new store. “No, it wasn’t intentional,”

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 10, 2014

    Residents respond to sewer project

    University Park property owners told Riley County commissioners Thursday morning they were not happy with the commission’s plans to replace their decaying sewer system. The system, which was built in 1962, was found to be leaking into the ground and on May 19 Riley County Environmental

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