A Junction City man was convicted of murder in federal court Thursday, officials said. Marcus D. Roberson, 32, was found guilty of killing a woman four years ago to keep her from giving information to law enforcement officers about his drug trafficking, according to a report
In a week when two popular restaurants reopened in Manhattan, the future of two retailers came into question. For all the excitement about upgraded locations for both McDonald’s and KFC fast food establishments, suddenly there was worry on the retail front when Radio Shack
ST. MARYS — An 11-year-old girl reported she was chased by a white van in St. Marys around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, but she managed to run home. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office was notified about the incident, in which it was reported the girl
Manhattan and Aggieville businesses are ready to go for Saturday’s Fake Patty’s Day, as thousands of college students and assorted partiers from around the region celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early. And so, fortunately, are five different law enforcement agencies. “We have had
The USD 383 Board of Education announced Wednesday night that Cleion Morton has been hired as the new principal at Northview Elementary School. Morton is currently the principal at Mill Creek Valley Middle School and Junior High in Paxico, and has served in that position since 2007.
The theme at Wednesday evening’s USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education was apology. District managers made it clear they were profusely sorry for errors made while failing to withhold Kansas tax for many employees’ paychecks. “I want to apologize to the teachers and the staff
Reagan Kays and Cody Kennedy were elected Wednesday as the next student body president and vice president at Kansas State University. The two received 2,251 votes, compared to the 367 tallied by Jarrett Romine and AJ Davis. It was the widest margin of victory in a Student
Three Manhattan elementary schools sent precautionary letters to parents Tuesday after a student reported being approached by a person in a car late Friday night. Lee and Northview elementary schools and Eisenhower Middle School sent notes to parents about the incident — although there appeared to
A Kansas State University senior is among a group of eight collegiate journalists selected to participate in the 2014 class of the National Newspaper Association Foundation News Fellows program in Washington, D.C. Jena Sauber, senior in journalism and mass communications with a print focus, Salina,
Ash Wednesday was even more accessible for busy students Wednesday morning at K-State’s Bosco Plaza. Rev. Patrick Funston, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, along with campus ministry intern Taylor Mather, was on campus providing ashes for anyone who wanted them as a
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