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  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    Fort Riley honors Bubble Wash

    On Nov. 18 Bubble Wash a local car wash owned by Joe McGraw and Managed by Mark Reidy received an award from Ft. Riley and the organization of Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) for recent sponsorships that help improve the experience for soldiers and their

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    McCullough promotes employee

    McCullough Development Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Alfred Jackson to Manhattan property supervisor, effective Jan. 1.  Jackson began his employment with MDI in 2002 as a Property Manager and throughout the last 11 years has been involved in many lead aspects of the Manhattan

  • Local |Education | December 13, 2013

    Ogden Elementary event gives families virtual tour of the world


    Sgt. Robert Olp took a knee beside his third-grade son, Richard, at a laptop station in the Ogden library. They worked their way through various country presentations Thursday as a part of Ogden Elementary School’s multicultural-themed family night. Olp attended family night along with

  • Local |Traffic | December 13, 2013

    18 accidents shut down icy I-70


    PAXICO — Eighteen accidents on Interstate 70 Friday morning shut down a 14-mile stretch of the highway for several hours. The Kansas Highway Patrol closed a segment of the interstate between mile markers 322 and 336 near the Wabaunsee County line close to the exit for Paxico. The area

  • I Wonder |Local |Government, Politics | December 13, 2013

    What’s the city’s debt limit?


    Q: I read something about the city government supposedly having a “debt limit.” Is that true? What’s so magic about a certain number?

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | December 13, 2013

    Alum leaves $5M to K-State

    A retired U.S. Air Force colonel who died in 2012 has provided a $5 million gift to Kansas State University through his trust. The bequest from former Manhattan resident Wayne McIntosh will benefit construction of the university Welcome Center and multicultural initiatives. McIntosh was a native

  • Local |Traffic | December 13, 2013

    16 accidents reported on I-70

    The Kansas Highway Patrol worked 13 accidents along Interstate 70 between the Wabaunsee County line and the Paxico exit. That segment of the interstate’s westbound lanes were closed for several hours until they were opened at about 9:15 a.m. A series of accidents began at 6 a.

  • Local |Traffic | December 13, 2013

    I-70 westbound lanes open, risky conditions close USD 329

    Interstate 70’s westbound lanes between mile markers 322 and 336 are slowly opening, Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner said. The fourteen-mile stretch from the Wabaunsee County line to the Paxico exit was closed because of black ice that caused injury and non-injury accidents. Because of blocked

  • Local |Traffic | December 13, 2013

    Ice-related accidents cause I-70 westbound lanes to close

    Fourteen miles of Interstate 70 is currently closed because of a series of ice-related accidents, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol KHP Trooper Ben Gardner said the interstate’s westbound lanes are closed from mile marker 322 at the Riley County and Wabaunsee County line all the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 12, 2013

    Manhattan man sentenced in April shooting

    A Manhattan man convicted of murder was sentenced to life in prison Thursday afternoon. Matthew Wilson, 43, was sentenced in Riley County District Court to life imprisonment in addition to consecutive sentences that totaled 310 months, or nearly 26 years. Wilson was convicted of one count of first-degree

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