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  • Local |Kansas State University | December 09, 2014

    Bowl tickets selling fast

    K-State has sold about three-fourths of its allotted 12,000 tickets for the Alamo Bowl, associate athletic director Scott Garrett said Tuesday. The Wildcats will play the UCLA Bruins on Jan. 2 in San Antonio’s Alamodome. Garrett said many fans had pre-ordered tickets before the game was

  • Local |Education | December 09, 2014

    Moran nominates Clark for Air Force Academy

    Clark.phatch

    Manhattan High School senior and student body president Nicholas Clark was nominated on Monday to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., by U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran. “Americans are fortunate to have so many intelligent, hard-working and patriotic young men

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

    Court dates set in Ogden robbery case

    Court dates have been set for two men involved in a July aggravated robbery incident that occurred in Ogden. Timothy Holmes, 43, pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery and intimidation of a victim or witness. He will appear in Riley County District Court for a sentencing hearing

  • Local |Government & Politics | December 09, 2014

    Rezoning paves way for intersection development

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday approved a multipurpose rezoning designation at the southwest corner of the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Blackjack Road. The commission, however, decided against paving Blackjack Road farther south than the entrance to a proposed new subdivision, even though the roadway

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

    Manhattan man arrested in August rape case

    The Riley County Police Department arrested on Friday a Manhattan man in connection with an August rape. Timothy Charles Ayers, 41, 2109 Knox Circle, was arrested for a rape reported Aug. 15, said Matt Droge, RCPD public information officer. The victim is in her mid-20s. The incident

  • 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,

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