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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 25, 2014

    Pair injured in armed robbery

    Two Kansas State University students were robbed at gunpoint in their home Monday night. At 8:50 p.m., Riley County police responded to the home of Matthew Mckernan, 21, and Joshua Martin, 20, who were reportedly robbed by three men. The two were roommates living at 1520 Jarvis Drive.

  • Local |Education | February 25, 2014

    Online education on retreat agenda

    The USD 383 school board will discuss the district’s online education future during its winter retreat at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The district’s contract with K12 Inc., the online education provider for the district’s iQ Academy Kansas, expires June 30.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 25, 2014

    Hearing continued for shootings suspect

    WESTMORELAND — A man accused of shooting at police outside the Quality Inn and Suites in Manhattan in December 2013 will have a continued hearing in Pottawatomie County District Court. Dustin Monroe of Wamego was scheduled to appear for a status hearing today, but his attorney, Lora

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | February 25, 2014

    Hope man arrested in rodeo horse theft

    A man was arrested last week for alleged involvement in a horse theft at the Kansas State University Rodeo. Monte Johnson, 50, Hope, was arrested Saturday on charges of felony theft, battery, battery against a law enforcement officer and obstructing the legal process. K-State Police Capt.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 25, 2014

    Police investigating three vehicle fires

    The Riley County Police Department is investigating a series of fires that occurred in the wee hours this morning on Moro Street. At around 2:10 a.m., the RCPD and the Manhattan Fire Department found a vehicle on fire on the 800 block of Moro Street. Around

  • Local |Kansas State University |Neighbors | February 24, 2014

    K-State performer says she trains like an athlete

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    You won’t see Lauren Meis making a tackle or shooting a basketball. But as a Kansas State featured baton twirler, she needs to maintain the same level of dedication as those athletes who keep the crowd entertained at football and basketball games. Meis, a

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | February 24, 2014

    Appraiser: Property values up for 2013

    The Riley County appraiser has calculated a 3.4 percent increase in residential property value in the county for 2013. County appraiser Greg McHenry told the county commission Monday that the total value of residential properties in Riley County is about $3.2 billion, a 3.4 percent bump in the value

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 24, 2014

    Commissioners to discuss airport improvements

    City commissioners will discuss airport improvements during their work session at 5 p.m. Tuesday. The city administration is seeking feedback from commissioners about plans to build a new fixed base operator (FBO) facility on the airport’s east side. A full-service FBO facility houses a

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 24, 2014

    K-State management researcher studies performance review effects

    A critical job performance evaluation can have a negative effect on any employee, a Kansas State University researcher has found. By studying how people view positive or negative feedback, Satoris Culbertson, assistant professor of management, has determined that nobody — even people who are motivated to

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 24, 2014

    Las Vegas casino hospitality leader to speak at KSU Shugart Lecture

    Cynthia Kiser Murphey, president and chief operating officer of New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, will present the 40th annual Shugart Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 10, in the K-State Student Union’s Forum Hall at Kansas State University. The lecture is

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