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  • Local |Government, Politics | December 16, 2013

    CVB advisory board future on agenda

    City commissioners are likely to decide the fate of the CVB advisory board on Tuesday night. The commission previously discussed whether the composition of the Conventions and Visitor’s Bureau board should be restructured. Commissioners have indicated they want more oversight on how the CVB

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 16, 2013

    Huelskamp: NBAF funds not in deal

    Money for construction of the lab at the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility is not included in a federal budget deal making its way through Congress, U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp said in a written statement Monday. Huelskamp’s statement contradicted a report from

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 16, 2013

    Flint Hills Frontiers project looks forward

    Updates from Monday morning’s Riley County Commission meeting: • The commission heard from Bill Clark, executive director of the Flint Hills Regional Council, who updated them on the Flint Hills Frontiers project. Clark said the main focus is regionalism. “We’re doing together what we

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 15, 2013

    Grad overcame debilitating injuries to finish degrees

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    Pamela Maynez likes a challenge. Maynez graduated from the K-State College of Arts and Sciences Saturday morning with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and biochemistry. She helped with basic cancer research at the university and also was an undergraduate teaching assistant in an organic chemistry

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 15, 2013

    Man charged in seed theft

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    A Manhattan man was one of two agricultural scientists from China accused this week of trying to steal rice seed samples from a research facility in Junction City and pass them to a Chinese delegation visiting the United States. Federal prosecutors said Weiqiang Zhang of

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 15, 2013

    A symbol of their sacrifices

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    FORT RILEY — As Christmas draws nearer, some members of the community took a moment to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars as well as the Ladies Auxiliary and members of the Fort Riley and area

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    Two retire from RCPD

    Dispatch Shift Supervisor Wayne Colson has announced his retirement from the Riley County Police Department. Wayne Colson began his career with the department in May of 1983 as a records clerk. Wayne began his career as a dispatcher in February 1984. He was promoted to shift supervisor

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    City planner retires after 29 years

    The City of Manhattan’s Community Development Department announces the retirement of Steve Zilkie, senior planner, after 29 years of serving the community. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of South Florida and a master’s degree in regional and

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    New primary care office to open in Manhattan

    Bradley K. Harrison, M.D., and Kyle E. Platz, D.O., are now taking new patients for the grand opening of Manhattan Primary Care. Set to open Dec. 2. Manhattan Primary Care will provide comprehensive health care to individuals and families in Manhattan and the surrounding

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    Onaga golf course super elected to board

    The Kansas Golf Course Superintendents Association elected New Officers and a new member to its Board of Directors. Frank Kohman, Golf Course Superintendent at Cool Springs GC in Onaga, was elected to the board of directors of the Kansas Golf Course Superintendents Association at their

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