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  • Local | November 20, 2013

    Ice-skating rink now open

    Staff reports Ready, set, skate. The Manhattan Department of Parks and Recreation announced the ice rink is now open at Wefald Pavilion at City Park. The cost to skate is $3 per person. Skate rental is also $3 per person. Those who want to watch but not

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 20, 2013

    Proposal earns national honor

    A Kansas State University College of Architecture, Planning & Design faculty member’s proposal for a student-professional-industry collaboration on making buildings more energy efficient is one of three winners of a $25,000 award from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Recipients were selected for developing

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 20, 2013

    K-State grads to get alumni award

    Two recent Kansas State University graduates — Molly Hamm, Kansas City, Mo., and Matt Wolters, Atwood — are the recipients of the K-State Alumni Association Student Alumni Board’s 2014 Distinguished Young Alumni Award. The award recognizes two K-State graduates who are younger than 35 years old and are

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 20, 2013

    Morris receives Wildcat Pride Award

    Jeff Morris, vice president for communications and marketing at Kansas State University, received the 2013 Wildcat Pride Award, which recognizes K-State faculty or staff who have been instrumental in advancing the mission of the K-State Alumni Association through the support of its programs, on Oct. 10. The

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 19, 2013

    Radio system a ‘safety concern’

    The Riley County law board Monday discussed the faults of its radio communications system. Brad Schoen, director of the Riley County Police Department, told the law board that the communications infrastructure was becoming more of an issue for the county’s emergency services workers. He

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 19, 2013

    Man pleads no contest to murder of infant

    A 20-year-old Ogden man pleaded no contest to second-degree murder Monday in Riley County court. Michael Dechant, who is accused of killing his girlfriend’s infant son in March, entered his plea in front of Judge David Stutzman at a pre-trial hearing. Dechant reportedly told

  • Local |Business | November 19, 2013

    Philippine native raises funds for typhoon victims

    Don.phatch

    Victims of Typhoon Haiyan should get a little help from Manhattan. Chinese Chef owner Don Collado will be fundraising at his restaurant, 2704 Anderson Ave., for disaster victims in the Philippines. Collado said he’ll be open until 9 p.m. Tuesday night, and that all sales,

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 19, 2013

    Court officials moving offices to Alma

    WESTMORELAND — Court service officers serving Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee counties will soon move their office from Westmoreland to Alma. District Judge Jeff Elder informed Pottawatomie County commissioners of the pending move on Monday. The move, according to Elder, will not affect Pottawatomie County courts. “They will

  • Local |Education | November 19, 2013

    Board to choose MHS courses

    Courses available for Manhattan High students next year will be decided at the USD 383 school board meeting, 6:30 pm Wednesday at Robinson Education Center. The proposal before the board includes five new courses, one required course change, one course to be reinstated, two courses to be

  • Local |Traffic |Business | November 19, 2013

    Woman crashes car into optometry office

    Eyedoctors.phatch

    A woman crashed her car into an optometry business Monday afternoon. At 1:20 p.m., a 1997 Lincoln Towncar, driven by Eleanor Deibler, 82, of Manhattan collided with The EyeDoctors office, 3012 Anderson Ave. Sgt. Brad Ingalls of the Riley County Police Department said the office sustained extensive damage

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