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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 23, 2014

    Appeals court calls for resentencing in manslaughter case

    A former Kansas State University student who drove drunk and killed two people in a head-on collision will be resentenced after the Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday overturned a departure sentence by Judge John Bosch at Riley County District Court.  Miles Theurer, now 25, 

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 23, 2014

    21-year-old Wilson prepares for new job on commission

    In just over a month, 21-year-old K-State student Ben Wilson will be sworn in as the newest Riley County commissioner. The music major beat out incumbent Dave Lewis by 66 votes in the August primary for the 1st District seat. Saturday afternoon, Wilson, who had been

  • Local |Business | November 23, 2014

    New event center in the works for Aggieville

    Plans are in the works for an Aggieville venue for weddings, parties and other events. Currently in the development stages, the Aggieville Event Center will be at 12th and Laramie St. in the parking lot of the southwest part of Handi Corner Shopping Center. The

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 23, 2014

    Man sentenced to 12 years in Dollar General robbery

    A Topeka man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in federal prison for committing robberies in Manhattan and Topeka. Christopher James Wilhoite, 26, pleaded guilty to two counts of commercial robbery and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of a robbery, U.S.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | November 23, 2014

    For K-State football, the 12th man is a crew of 1,000 workers

    At the corner of Kimball and College avenues is a coliseum epic in size, appearance and spectacle. Each fall 50,000 fans arrive for home football games to watch the gladiators in purple and white battle it out for four quarters of play. The heroes on the

  • Local |Business | November 23, 2014

    Bruce McMillan Architects additions, achievements

    Bruce McMillan AIA Architects, P.A. announced additions and achievements of its professional staff members. Dana Williamson, a 2014 graduate in architecture from the College of Architecture, Planning and Design at Kansas State University, joined the firm as an intern. Also a graduate of Bethel College

  • Local |Business | November 23, 2014

    City recreation supervisor earns national certification

    Chris Nelson, city recreation supervisor, recently became a Certified Park and Recreation Professional by the National Certification Board and the National Recreation and Park Association. Nelson has been with Manhattan Parks and Recreation for seven years and coordinates youth sports. The certification is granted to

  • Local |Business | November 23, 2014

    Hayden Orthodontics employee celebrates one-year anniversary

    Hayden Orthodontics is celebrating chairside assistant Sara Harrison’s one-year anniversary with the office. Harrison has more than 20 years of experience as an orthodontic assistant. She grew up in the Midwest, and said she’s happy the Army brought her back close to home. Harrison

  • Local |Business | November 23, 2014

    CivicPlus hires regional sales manager

    CivicPlus hired Jacob Bertram as a regional sales manager for its sales team. Bertram had been with the Verizon Company since 2008. As a regional sales manager, he will be responsible for selling web-based communication and community engagement software to local governments within his region, and

  • Local |Business | November 23, 2014

    K-State Union hires human resources director

    The K-State Student Union hired Cindy Diederich to be its director of human resources. Diederich, a Kansas native, grew up in Manhattan and graduated from Kansas State University. She has 19 years of non-profit experience with eight years of experience specific to human resource management. As

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