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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 26, 2013

    Runaway teen found

    A 17-year-old who left his parent near Walmart in Manhattan Dec. 19 was found by one of his parents Tuesday. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office was previously looking for Tieler Reeves, a Westmoreland teen who authorities believed ran away from his family. Sheriff Greg Riat

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 24, 2013

    Schulz: Fix social media policy

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    Kansas State University president Kirk Schulz and a large group of the school’s faculty have fired back at the Kansas Board of Regents’ new policy regarding use of social media. The regents recently gave university presidents the right to suspend, censure or fire anyone –

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | December 24, 2013

    New wage increases proposed

    WESTMORELAND – A new wage scale being considered by the Pottawatomie County Commission would put county employee compensation more in line with area governmental entities, and replace “step” pay raises with incentive-based increases. The commission discussed the proposal with department heads Monday and asked for their

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 24, 2013

    KSU receives awards for programs

    Kansas State University is receiving 24 awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE, Mid-America District XI. The council is an international association of educational institutions. District XI includes Kansas, Colorado, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. Each year

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 24, 2013

    Society recognizes sophomore scholars

    Kansas State University’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the multidisciplinary collegiate honor society, is recognizing several undergraduate scholars at the university. Phi Kappa Phi has selected 15 students as sophomore scholars. Selection is based on the grade point average of work done at the university

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 24, 2013

    Missing teen found

    A 17-year-old boy who left his parent in Manhattan Thursday has been located. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office asked for help in the search for Tieler Reeves – a white male, 5-foot-5, 110 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. Reeves is from Westmoreland and was

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 23, 2013

    Droge: Stay alert for holidays

    This may be the season for giving, but Officer Matthew Droge of the Riley County Police Department said it can be busy for criminals, as well. “It’s also the time of year when those who might want to take advantage of others will find

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 23, 2013

    N.Y. woman in custody after crash into house

    A New York woman is in custody after crashing her vehicle into a house while fleeing from Riley County police officers. Around 1:45 p.m. Friday, RCPD investigated a court order violation report in the northwest portion of Manhattan, and contacted Amber Dewitt, 24, of Rochester, N.

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 23, 2013

    Business college earns accreditation

    The College of Business Administration at Kansas State University has earned an extension to its Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business International accreditation for both its business and accounting programs. The association, or AASCB, was founded in 1916 and is the longest serving

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Clerks say it’s mostly men slogging on late gift search

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    A serious and perhaps panicky stream of men are expected to come out and shop in the last few days before Christmas, according to several Manhattan merchants. Women? Not so much. This has to be considered a very unscientific study, but store employees at Manhattan

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