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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | February 20, 2014

    Police respond to 15 weather-related accidents

    The Riley County Police Department responded to 15 vehicle accidents Thursday morning as weather conditions made for slippery roads. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said only two of the 15 accidents resulted in medical transport for non-life threatening injuries. Droge said the accidents occurred all over

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 20, 2014

    Trial set in rice seed theft case

    A jury trial has been set for two scientists from China accused of taking rice seed samples from a Junction City research facility and passing them to a delegation visiting from China. The trial is set for 9 a.m. Sept. 14, 2015, and is expected to take 30

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 20, 2014

    Police respond to 15 weather-related accidents

    The Riley County Police Department responded to 15 vehicle accidents Thursday morning as weather conditions made for slippery roads. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said only two of the 15 accidents resulted in medical transport for non-life threatening injuries. Droge said the accidents occurred all over

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 20, 2014

    Business ethics competition draws six schools to K-State

    Six university teams from the region are getting the chance to compete for a grand prize of $2,000 in the Phillips 66-Enactus Business Ethics Case Competition today through Saturday, hosted by Kansas State University and sponsored by the Phillips 66 Excellence in Business Ethics Initiative. Teams competing

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 20, 2014

    Vet students earn ‘wings’ with Air Force scholarships

    Two Kansas State University veterinary students recently earned their “wings.” First-year students Erica Hamman, Topeka, and Megan Guyan, Colfax, Calif., have been sworn in as second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force. The students were officially commissioned by being the recipients of the U.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 20, 2014

    ‘Taste of Costa Rica’ to be offered at K-State

    Paola Paez, professor of nutrition at the University of Costa Rica, will visit Kansas State University to share her knowledge on Costa Rican culture, cuisine, nutrition and food safety. “Food and Culture: A Taste of Costa Rica” will be presented by the College of Human

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2014

    Why you got the alert

    Some Manhattanites might have received an Amber Alert for 10-year-old Hailey Owens in Springfield, Mo., Tuesday night on their phones, but the communication system had an apparent glitch. The girl was abducted near her home around 5 p.m., and an Amber Alert was sent to

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | February 19, 2014

    City, KSU finalize projects

    The Manhattan City Commission finalized the 2014 city-university fund agreement during its Tuesday meeting. The commission previously included funding for the projects in the city budget, but Kansas State officials requested reallocation of funds. This included reallocating $80,000 from the Kimball Avenue sidewalk project to construct a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2014

    Riley County police prep for Fake Patty’s Day

    The Riley County Police Department is ready for Fake Patty’s Day. Police administration and Riley County law board members discussed the issue at a meeting Tuesday. “We’re ready for it. We don’t have any real changes in the plans from last year,”

  • Local |Education | February 19, 2014

    How distinguished MHS alumni make it to the wall

    Walloffame.phatch

    A year after choosing no inductees, the Manhattan High School Alumni Association on Tuesday honored four alums who have been added to the MHS Wall of Fame. The inductees included twin brothers Fred and Don Lamb, Class of 1963, leaders in the study of astrophysics; the

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