Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 07, 2014

    2 people injured in head-on crash Sunday near Wamego

    Two people were transported by Life Star helicopter to a medical facility after a head-on collision early Sunday morning. The wreck happened at about 4:30 a.m., a mile east of Wamego on Highway 24. Cameron Renfro, 23, of Silver Lake, and Jeffrey Fisher, 47, of Wamego, both were

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 07, 2014

    1st prepares to deploy

    The 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters will case its colors in a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Fort Riley’s Victory Park in preparation for its deployment to the Central Command area of responsibility. About 200 Soldiers from the Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 06, 2014

    CVB study, hospital rezoning on city commission’s agenda

    The Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau will present the results of a study on its marketing effectiveness on Tuesday at the Manhattan City Commission meeting. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The study results will be a part of the CVB’s

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 06, 2014

    Commission supports parks projects

    Riley County commissioners discussed projects to activate during a 2014 Capital Improvement Project work session with Riley County Budget and Finance Officer Johnette Shepek Monday morning in the commission chambers. Commissioners had $1,000,000 to work with out of the CIP fund, but decided to choose priority projects

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 06, 2014

    Orchestra to perform Czech-inspired concert

    Kansas State University’s Symphony Orchestra invites listeners to shed digital music with a variety of traditional Czech Republic-inspired performances at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at McCain Auditorium. The evening is a nod to Manhattan’s partner city connections with Dobrichovice, a city in the

  • Local |Business | October 06, 2014

    Discovery Center exhibit features KSU garments

    A flapper dress in startling red and a child’s dress sewn from chicken feed sacks illustrate the swing from the Roaring ‘20s to the Great Depression. Both are part of “Flint Hills Forces II: Our Town, Our Fort, Our University 1917-1963,” an exhibit at

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 06, 2014

    Johnson Center will present lecturer

    The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University will present the inaugural Jefferson Science Fellow Distinguished Lecture, sponsored by the president’s office, at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in 221 Ackert Hall. It will be part of the weekly Division of Biology seminar series, but

  • Local |Kansas State University |Fort Riley | October 05, 2014

    K-State, Fort Riley renew unique bond at football game


    Awash in a sea full of purple, patches of camouflage were scattered throughout Bill Snyder Family Stadium Saturday afternoon. Kansas State University honored the soldiers of the Big Red One and all military personnel at its annual Fort Riley Day in conjuncture with the K-State

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | October 05, 2014

    Judge’s sentences raise questions

    John Bosch is no stranger to departing from the norm. However, how the judge in Kansas’ 21st Judicial District selects those departures, specifically in several of the sentences he’s handed out in the last 15 months or so, has raised questions among attorneys, officials and

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 05, 2014

    Davis hits Brownback on school funding, income taxes at rally

    Paul Davis isn’t shy about what he believes the Nov. 4 election means to Kansas. “This election is as significant of one as there has been in my lifetime,” the Democratic candidate for governor said to about 65 supporters at Triangle Park Saturday afternoon. Davis, dressed

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