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  • Local |Fort Riley | July 16, 2014

    New commander takes over at fort hospital


    FORT RILEY — Underneath all the pomp and circumstance of Wednesday morning’s changing of command ceremony for Fort Riley’s Irwin Army Community Hospital at the Calvary Parade Field, there was a layer of uncertainty about the future of the facility. After all, the U.

  • Local |Business | July 16, 2014

    Commissioners receptive to plan to install additional antennas

    Commissioners seemed receptive of installing a distributed antenna system throughout the city to accommodate residents’ increased data usage for smart phones and other devices. Wildflower Telecommunications, a subsidiary of IdeaTek Systems, wants to install 48 system antennas that it will lease to Verizon. The system provides

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 16, 2014

    Police looking for motorcycle

    Riley County police are asking for the public’s help in locating a $20,000 custom-built motorcycle that was reported as stolen more than a week ago. John Straud, 27, of Wamego, reported the theft on July 8 when Riley County Police Department officers responded to 6241 Zeandale Road. Straud

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 16, 2014

    Center opens doors to federal service academy members

    A U.S. Department of Homeland Security Program is bringing select visitors to the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases, or CEEZAD, at Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. The center, which enhances the capability of the Department of Homeland

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 15, 2014

    Advance voting begins Wednesday

    Advance voting for the Aug. 5 primary election starts Wednesday. Anybody can vote in person in the Riley County Office Building second floor from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 1 and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 2. The final day of advance voting is

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 15, 2014

    Resident: Elm Slough Road a hazard

    It’s just a matter of time before a bad accident occurs on Elm Slough Road, a concerned citizen told Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday. The amount of traffic and dust on the roadway, which runs 1.5 miles north and parallel to U.S. Highway 24, is a

  • Local |Business | July 15, 2014

    Commission to hear Belvue Bridge findings

    Representatives of the Truesdell Corporation will present their findings on the Belvue Bridge to county commissioners Monday, July 28, at Westmoreland. Commissioners from both Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee counties are expected to be in attendance for the presentation, scheduled for 1 p.m. The engineering analysis in early

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 15, 2014

    More than 100 Republicans endorse Dem candidates

    More than 100 Republican politicians on Tuesday endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis and his running mate, Jill Docking. The group’s members, many of whom gathered in Topeka on Tuesday to announce the endorsement, include those who hold or have held offices at the local,

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 15, 2014

    KSU breaks ground on Salina bulk solids center

    After five years of discussions, planning and proposals, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is ready for construction following a groundbreaking ceremony on July 10. “The Bulk Solids Innovation Center is a prime example of how Kansas State University continues to move toward its

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | July 15, 2014

    Workshop focused on regional goals set

    Work will continue Wednesday on developing future growth goals of the Manhattan area. This will be the second round of workshops for Manhattan Area 2035, the community-based effort to update the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy. Project director Eric Cattell,

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