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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 06, 2015

    Judge denies evidence requests, grants new trial date

    A judge on Thursday denied a defense attorney’s request to suppress evidence gathered during a search of his client’s cell phone. State prosecutors believe the text messages recovered from the phone could link the defendant to two area murders. Anthony Nichols, 35, of Kansas

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 06, 2015

    Soldier waives preliminary hearing in infant death case

    Prosecutors were ready to proceed with a preliminary hearing for a Fort Riley soldier charged with murder in the death of his infant daughter. However, when the judge entered the courtroom on Friday morning, the defense asked for a few moments alone. Alexander McConnell, an

  • Local |Business |Fort Riley | March 06, 2015

    Colonel talks African deployment at luncheon

    Africa is “a big damn continent.” That was the gist of the message from Col. Peter Minalga, as he spoke to a group of citizens at the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s monthly military relations luncheon on Wednesday at the Hilton Garden Inn. Minalga, who

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 06, 2015

    Author, artist to speak on landscape architecture

    The landscape architecture and regional & community planning department at Kansas State University will host the 2015 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture’s international conference March 24-27 at the university. Two portions of the annual conference, which has the theme of “Incite Change, Change Insight,”

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | March 06, 2015

    K-State professor featured on classical music album

    Bryan Pinkall, an award-winning assistant professor of music in the College of Arts & Sciences at Kansas State University, is following up on his success as artistic director of the Emmy-winning production of the 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony by performing on the soon-to-be released recording of

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | March 06, 2015

    Nutritionist shares tips for buying healthful, inexpensive foods

    A new shopping trend for saving money on your groceries could be costing your health, says a Kansas State University nutritionist. “One of the trends we have seen a lot of recently are more dollar stores or general stores, particularly in low-income areas,” said Sandy

  • Local |Education |Business | March 06, 2015

    Advocates to march for homeless students

    The USD 383 Families In Transition Closet will move from Lee Elementary to the College Avenue United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Volunteers will carry many of the items to the new location as a way to raise awareness in the community about the

  • Local |Education | March 05, 2015

    Board OKs election to raise tax authority

    Manhattan-Ogden school board members Wednesday gave preliminary approval to asking voters to give USD 383 more taxing power. The school board voted unanimously to hold a mail-in election to ask voters to raise USD 383’s local option budget taxing authority from 30 percent to 33 percent, but the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 05, 2015

    Soldier in child sex case appears in court

    Graphic videos and images were shown in Geary County District Court on Wednesday during a preliminary hearing for a Fort Riley soldier accused of having sex with a child. Staff Sgt. James Henning, who was 40 at the time of the alleged incidents, faces 11 felony charges

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 05, 2015

    Hurtig, Tinker voted KSU president, VP

    Andy Hurtig and Joe Tinker have been elected as K-State’s student body president and vice president for the 2015-16 academic year. The Kansas State Student Governing Association announced the results on Wednesday. Hurtig as president and Tinker as vice president had 1,709 votes, or 76.02 percent

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