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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 09, 2014

    Former MHS athletes arrested for July robbery

    Police are not releasing further information on two former standout Manhattan High athletes who were arrested Friday in connection with an aggravated robbery incident that occurred in July. The two men, Trey Campbell, 1122 Garden Way Apt. B, and Ty Suggs,1230 Colorado St., both 21, were arrested

  • Local |Government & Politics | December 08, 2014

    Parks update on agenda

    The Manhattan City Commission will receive an update Tuesday on the Parks and Recreation strategic facilities improvement plan. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The commission and Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will review citizen comments and the draft of a

  • Local |Government & Politics | December 08, 2014

    Free flu shots for uninsured

    The county is offering free flu shots for uninsured adults. Riley County Health Department officials told county commissioners Monday morning that it has received 40 doses of influenza vaccine, which will be available to uninsured adults 19 years of age and older on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | December 08, 2014

    Riley teen killed in car accident

    One 17-year-old boy was killed and another 17-year-old boy was injured early Sunday in a single vehicle wreck on Anderson Avenue near Keats. Wyatt Howe, Riley, was injured after he lost control of the 1998 Chevrolet Camaro he was driving west at 7700 Anderson Ave. at 4:38 a.

  • Local |Business | December 08, 2014

    Pott County may buy former medical clinic

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners indicated their interest Monday in purchasing the former Westmoreland Medical Clinic. After hearing a brief report on the building’s air quality from Jim Moore, president of Farmers State Bank, Westmoreland, commissioners asked Robert Reece, county administrator, and John Watt, county counselor,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 08, 2014

    Competency motion granted in murder case

    A motion filed in Pottawatomie County District Court to determine the competency of Christopher Michael Arand to stand trial for murder has been granted. District Judge Jeff Elder granted the motion filed Nov. 19, by Richard Lake, Arand’s state-appointed defense attorney. “The facts and circumstances

  • Local |Kansas State University |Football | December 08, 2014

    K-State to play UCLA in Alamo Bowl


    Not two hours had passed since accepting the bowl invitation and Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder seemed as if he already had a rough scouting report for the Wildcats’ next opponent — UCLA—- in the Alamo Bowl on Friday, Jan. 2 in San Antonio, Texas. “

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 07, 2014

    Law enforcement agencies weigh use of asset seizure resources

    The use of non-government regulated intelligence networks among law enforcement officers has prompted the Riley County Police Department to begin drafting a policy to distinguish legitimate sites from their counterparts. The RCPD is concerned with sites like the Black Asphalt Electronic Networking and Notification System

  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    Church sells 12,000 cookies at Carousel


    Santa isn’t the only one enjoying his cookies this year. More than 250 families donated cookies to the 24th annual Christmas Cookie Carousel Saturday morning at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. The St. Thomas More Ladies, a church group, use this holiday event to raise

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | December 07, 2014

    Redevelopment project reaches financial halfway point

    City officials had discussed downtown redevelopment prior to the new millennium, but 2005 was when the city established a taxing district for the project. The journey took the city through $200 million of work, failed business opportunities and legal battles over the use of eminent domain to

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