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  • Local |Neighbors | February 16, 2015

    Trainer back in the saddle after accident

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    Tucked away on a winding gravel road just outside of Manhattan is a white barn outfitted with a riding arena, nine horses and just as many barn cats. The property is home to Clearwater Training Stables. Its owner, Rebecca Snavely, took a moment last week

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 16, 2015

    KSU alum to discuss state’s role in women’s suffrage movement

    The first campaign for women’s suffrage in Kansas will be the topic of two presentations by Kansas State University alumna Janice Parks Dreiling for the university’s observance of Women’s History Month in March. Dreiling is a retired Oklahoma administrative district judge who

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 16, 2015

    Financial planning team takes second

    A team of three personal financial planning students from Kansas State University earned second place at the recent national Industry Issues competition. Team members are Mariah Bausch, junior, Hoyt; Andy Rao, master’s student, Overland Park; and Cole Foster, junior, Tecumseh. They earned $3,000 in scholarships

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 15, 2015

    Forbes to give Landon Lecture

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    Steve Forbes, former presidential candidate and head of Forbes Media, will give the first Landon Lecture of the academic year next month. Forbes will present his lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9, at K-State’s McCain Auditorium. “We’re excited to bring Steve Forbes to

  • Local |Traffic |Government & Politics | February 15, 2015

    Seeking solutions for US-24

    So you kiss the kids goodbye, stroll out of your lovely new house off Green Valley Road and jump in the car for that morning commute into Manhattan. Eventually you merge onto U.S. Highway 24 heading west, preparing for yet another day of brutal traffic.

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 15, 2015

    Attorney: Bills could change Kansas judicial selection

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    The selection process for Kansas Supreme Court justices could change as soon as the August 2016 primary elections. Five bills proposed by the Kansas House of Representatives are pending that could change the way justices are elected and retained. James Robinson, a senior partner with Hite,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 15, 2015

    Blaine man dies in crash on K-13

    A man died after his car hit a pickup truck head-on 12 1/2 miles north of Manhattan on Kansas Highway 13. Warren H. Berg, 57, Blaine, was driving a 2000 Dodge Stratus north on K-13 when his car drifted across the center lines of the road and struck a 2013 Chevy

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 15, 2015

    Officers recover $25K in stolen goods

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office recovered on Wednesday over $25,000 in stolen items during two searches of the same St. George residence.  Sheriffs executed the first warrant on Wednesday at 5375 Hopkins Creek Road and found a John Deere riding mower, an ATV and tools that

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 15, 2015

    K-State professor emeritus to discuss art at Beach Museum

    Margo Kren’s work as an artist is constantly evolving—she’s moved from realism to abstraction, and employed many styles during her 45-year career. But while her style may change, she says her vision has remained constant: always engaging her viewers with the world

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 15, 2015

    Officials seek JC fugitive

    A fugitive of the Kansas Department of Corrections Parole Program is believed to be in the Junction City area. Arthur M. Vantassel is a white male, 29, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Vantassel was convicted in 2011 of distribution of hallucinogens and

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