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  • Local |Traffic | November 04, 2013

    Police department gives tips on staying safe on roadsides

    Following a rash of fatal accidents involving drivers pulled off on the side of the road, Capt. Kurt Moldrup of the Riley County Police Department offered safety tips to the county commission at Monday’s meeting. Some of these accidents have occurred because of deer

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 04, 2013

    Organization honors multicultural students

    An organization that recognizes the academic achievements of multicultural students at Kansas State University has new members. “The Multicultural Student Honor Society was founded in 1999 to honor multicultural students who have been successful academically at the university,” said Carla Jones, assistant vice president and senior

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 04, 2013

    Suspect chased and captured

    Riley County police chased a criminal suspect until he crashed his car and fled on foot in Geary County on Sunday morning. Devoris Newsom, 27, of Junction City, was arrested for fleeing or attempting to elude police, driving with a suspended license, aggravated intimidation of a

  • Local | November 03, 2013

    Potawatomi suffering recognized at last

    Bison 2.phatch

    Eastern Kansas has a rich Native American tradition, and Saturday the area officially began honoring some of that proud history. Jon Boursaw, a member of Citizen Potawatomi Nation, spoke at the Flint Hills Discovery Center as the start of its celebration of Native American Heritage

  • Local |Business | November 03, 2013

    Computer virus bugs Manhattan businesses

    A computer virus that has frightened people around the world now has infected Manhattan. Kansas State University, along with the radio station 1350 KMAN and somne area businesses have had their computers crashed by a virus called CryptoLocker, a category of virus called “ransomware.” “I’ve

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | November 03, 2013

    Union asks city to nag Allegiant, gets cold shoulder

    The Transport Workers Union has tried to enlist Manhattan city officials for help in its battle against Allegiant Airlines. Allegiant is scheduled to begin service between Manhattan and Phoenix this Thursday. City manager Ron Fehr said the union had contacted him, and asked the city

  • Local |Business | November 03, 2013

    Yum! Bourbon & Baker southern sister to Harry’s

    What was once an unassuming title loan office is quickly being transformed into a cool downtown food and drink destination. Bourbon & Baker, 312 Poyntz Ave., is a new restaurant being opened by the folks who brought the popular Harry’s eatery to Manhattan. Evan Grier,

  • Local | November 03, 2013

    Priest takes leap of faith after 30 years as engineer


    After 30 years of working as a civil engineer, Michael Peterson decided to make a change. It wasn’t retirement. It wasn’t moving to a new area. It was becoming a priest. At 54 years old, Peterson entered Blessed John XXIII, a seminary for men over 35

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 03, 2013

    KSU mentor program improves sales skills

    K-State students studying sales have the opportunity to be mentored by and provide mentoring to their peers to improve skills. The new Student-to-Student Sales Mentoring program in the College of Business Administration’s National Strategic Selling Institute gives students the chance to learn and develop

  • Local |Education | November 03, 2013

    MATC dental program receives two grants

    The Manhattan Area Technical College’s Dental Hygiene Program received two grants from the Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation. A grant of $18,134 was awarded May 24 to purchase two portable operatories. This portable equipment is used by their students and faculty to treat long-term care patients

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