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  • Local |Education | February 25, 2015

    Committee considers cutting salaries, positions

    USD 383 could reduce salary and cut some elementary, middle and high school teaching positions to balance its budget for the next school year. The district’s Budget Advisory Committee discussed those measures at its meeting on Tuesday. Salary cuts would be highest at the elementary

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 25, 2015

    Hearing set for soldier facing rape charge

    An Army soldier facing a rape charge is scheduled to appear at a preliminary hearing next month. Staff Sgt. Timothy Ayers Jr., 41, appeared via live video stream from the Riley County Jail on Tuesday in Riley County District Court. Ayers, represented by Larry McRell, was

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 25, 2015

    Man charged in pot robbery waives hearing

    A Manhattan man who is accused of using a gun to steal marijuana waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. Ty Suggs, 21, 1230 Colorado St., appeared with counsel Brenda Jordan in Judge William Malcolm’s courtroom. Suggs faces charges of aggravated robbery and conspiracy

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 25, 2015

    Judge lowers bond for 2 in drug case

    A judge granted bond reductions on Tuesday for two people arrested earlier this month on drug charges. Grant Hamel, Taylor Beck and Tyler Troute appeared via live video stream from the Riley County Jail in front of Judge William Malcolm. Hamel’s attorney, Troy Huser,

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 25, 2015

    Goss to present business lecture

    Michael Goss, former managing director and head of global investor relations for Bain Capital, will be the spring 2015 speaker for the Kansas State University College of Business Administration’s Distinguished Lecture Series. The lecture will begin at 9:45 a.m. Thursday in Forum Hall at the

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 24, 2015

    Morse doubles foes’ dough

    Linda Morse has received more than double the campaign contributions of the nearest Manhattan City Commission candidate. Monday was the deadline for the six Manhattan City Commission candidates’ campaign finance reports, covering the period from Jan. 1 through Feb. 19. Morse, retired K-State registrar, received $6,135 in contributions

  • Local |Business | February 24, 2015

    Move breathes new life into last video-only rental store


    Two weeks. That’s how much longer Scott Bauer thought he would keep Digital Shelf open. “Rent was going up in our old location,” the owner said. “I was contemplating closing down period, but then this spot became available.” Bauer spoke in his new location

  • Local |Business | February 24, 2015

    Most home values up in Riley County

    Residential property owners in Riley County will see an average increase of 3 to 5 percent in appraised values for 2014. The appraiser’s office has completed its 2015 review process and mailed “change of value notices” to property owners, county appraiser Greg McHenry said. The increase for residential

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 24, 2015

    Judge moves to limit some testimony in daycare case

    Doctors can offer their expert opinions but can’t testify that a daycare provider’s actions caused the injuries to a child in her care, a Riley County judge said Tuesday. The child sustained a bruise on the head after Lesa Heiman held the child

  • Local |Education | February 24, 2015

    Population growth, budget issues on board’s winter retreat agenda

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will look into the future of USD 383 schools at its winter retreat this week. The board will meet at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. to discuss how population growth will affect the district. The retreat allows

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