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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business |Government & Politics | November 20, 2014

    Police: Parties a problem at Britt’s

    Riley County police say they are having problems with a Manhattan business hosting after-hours parties, and they’ve asked the Riley County Commission for help in the matter. Thursday morning RCPD Director Brad Schoen and RCPD Capt. Josh Kyle updated commissioners about a series of

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 20, 2014

    Regents consider dorm fee increase

    TOPEKA — Kansas State University students will pay $320 more in the 2015-16 school year to live with a roommate in a residence hall if the Kansas Board of Regents approve a fee increase proposed Wednesday. The increase would take effect July 1 if the Regents approve it

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | November 20, 2014

    Manhattan man injured in single-vehicle accident

    A Manhattan man was transported to KU Medical Center by Life Star after sustaining injuries in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday night. Michael Perry, 57, was driving westbound in the 6800 block of Anderson Avenue when his Ford F350 drifted across the yellow lines into a ditch, vaulted

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 20, 2014

    Man named as accessory to Dollar General robbery

    A Manhattan man was charged this week with one count of being an accessory after the fact to a robbery of a local business. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office, Daeshawn Lavar Bryant, 19, allegedly provided assistance to Christopher

  • Local |Education | November 20, 2014

    Board OKs new MHS courses

    Manhattan High School students will be able to take two new courses next year for concurrent college credit. On Wednesday, the Manhattan-Ogden school board unanimously approved the addition of a general psychology course and an introduction to sociology course. The college credit for the two

  • Local |Business | November 19, 2014

    YES! Fund distributes $203,000 for local youth programs

    Yes.phatch

    Stacie Schroeder, area director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Riley County, told attendees at a 4 YES! Fund grant reception why the money is so important to her organization. “We have a little girl in second grade who struggled with spelling,” Schroeder said Tuesday at

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 19, 2014

    City Hall expansion moves forward

    The Manhattan City Commission approved on Tuesday the first reading of the City Hall expansion project. The measure authorized the proposed expansion that will bring the Department of Parks and Recreation offices from 1101 Fremont St. in City Park to an addition on the north side

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 19, 2014

    Man sentenced in connection with McClendon’s death

    TEMPE, Ariz. — One of the men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of a Manhattan High School graduate has been sentenced. A Maricopa County Superior Court spokeswoman said Commissioner Julie Newell sentenced David Siegal to 18 months of probation with a deferred

  • Local |Business | November 19, 2014

    Board OKs rezoning for Islamic Center apts

    The Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board unanimously approved rezoning for a proposed Islamic Center of Manhattan apartment building at its meeting Monday. The Noor Residence planned unit development is a proposed apartment building that will replace the existing two-story house on the Islamic Center’s

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 19, 2014

    Ex-commissioners to be allowed to fill at-large spots on law board

    The Manhattan City Commission voted 3-2 to change Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board policy on appointments. The commission will go back to following the state law, which allows a city commissioner to stay on the law board after no longer being a commissioner if

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