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  • Local |Government & Politics | January 12, 2015

    City to discuss airport operator building

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss options on Tuesday about dealing with general aviation expansion at the Manhattan Regional Airport. The joint work session with the Airport Advisory Board starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The purpose of the session is to address constructing

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 12, 2015

    Man pleads guilty to June aggravated assault

    A Manhattan man who fired a handgun into an apartment wall and held a man at gunpoint with a shotgun before surrendering to police in June pleaded guilty Monday morning. Kevin Flynn, who was 26 at the time of the crime, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault

  • Local |Business | January 12, 2015

    Cox, WIBW reach agreement

    Cox Communications and WIBW-TV reached an agreement Sunday following a five-day dispute, just in time to air the NFL playoff game that afternoon. Fee negotiations between the cable provider and WIBW, the Topeka CBS affiliate, stalled last week, leading Cox to pull WIBW and MeTV/

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 12, 2015

    2 file for re-election to Ogden council

    Ogden Mayor Robert Pence Jr. and council member Ed Burch have filed for reelection, making them the first candidates in the city’s races. Pence was elected to the council in 2009 and became mayor in 2010 when the voters recalled former mayor Jimmy Bond on allegations

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 11, 2015

    House includes NBAF in bill

    Sen. Jerry Moran said Friday the final $300 million in federal money for the planned National Bio- and Agro-Defense facility is included in a House appropriations bill. “As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I am committed to making certain NBAF remains a top priority,”

  • Local | January 11, 2015

    Participants rehearse set-painting techniques at workshop

    Before sets appear on the stage, sometimes people behind the scenes have to be willing to get a little messy creating them. Kathy Voecks, resident scenic designer at Kansas State University, guided a group of the willing Saturday during a scenic art workshop in collaboration

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | January 11, 2015

    Cholick proud of reaching goal as foundation CEO


    After five years with the Kansas State University Foundation, its CEO and president, Fred Cholick, is retiring. “A lot of people have been asking, am I looking forward to it?” Cholick said. “No, I’m not looking forward to it, but I think I’m

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 11, 2015

    Globetrotters to play at Bramlage Thursday

    There’s still time to catch the ball-handling wizardry of the Harlem Globetrotters, who will face the Washington Generals in Manhattan on Thursday. Tickets are still available for the game, which will be at 7 p.m. at K-State’s Bramlage Coliseum. Tickets start at $22 and

  • Local |Business | January 11, 2015

    USD 383 included in textbook fraud suit

    The Kansas Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against a New Jersey man accused of sending fraudulent invoices to textbooks to hundreds of Kansas schools, including ones in Manhattan. USD 383 director of business service Lew Faust said USD 383 schools received seven or eight invoices in

  • Local |Education | January 11, 2015

    Students graduate from MATC

    Manhattan Area Technical College held its fall commencement exercises on Dec. 19, 2014. Eighty-two students graduated in six programs of study. MATC awarded 63 associate of applied science degrees and 19 graduates received technical certificates. Area graduating students who were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society were Stormy

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