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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 18, 2014

    Man arrested for making meth

    Police on Wednesday arrested a Manhattan man for manufacturing methamphetamine. Riley County officers arrested Matthew Sundgren, 30, of 1947 College Heights, Apt. A-3, at 9:38 p.m. in the 7600 block of Cedar Creek Road. He was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful use of

  • Local |Obituaries | September 18, 2014

    Purple Heart recipient who fought in Battle of Bulge dies

    William F. “Bill” Stahl, 89, of Junction City, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Valley View Senior Life in Junction City. Bill was born March 4, 1925, in Junction City, the son of Edward John and Reta Mae (Cline) Stahl. He attended schools in Junction City, and graduated from Junction

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 17, 2014

    Tiger fans set up early for big game


    On the eve of K-State versus Auburn, football fans are already bringing big-game buzz to the campgrounds near Bill Snyder Family Stadium. A lot of those inhabitants, though, are awash in burnt orange and navy blue. By Wednesday morning, at least five RVs full of

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | September 17, 2014

    Fans wanting seats to game face steep cost

    Big games bring big prices, and that’s certainly the case with the Kansas State football team’s Thursday night battle with No. 5 Auburn in Bill Snyder Family Stadium. As of Wednesday morning, single tickets on Stubhub.com — a popular ticket exchange website — were going

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 17, 2014

    MPO officials report progress on transportation guide for region

    City commissioners on Tuesday heard progress on a regional transportation plan from the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Stephanie Watts, transportation planner with the Flint Hills Regional Council, said the area’s first regional transportation plan is a part of required documents the MPO

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 17, 2014

    K-State marks Constitution Day with appeals hearings


    Students saw justice in action this week. The Kansas Court of Appeals were brought to Kansas State University on Tuesday as a part of U.S. Constitution Observance Day activities. Chief Judge Thomas Malone, Judge Henry Green Jr. and Judge Michael Buser presided over the

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 17, 2014

    City unanimously approves 2013 audit

    The city commission unanimously approved the 2013 city audit on Tuesday. In March, the commission entered a five-year auditing agreement with Varney and Associates. Among Varney’s findings was a form for the quarter ending June 30, 2013, was filed with the IRS claiming federal wages of $34,451,982 whereas

  • Local |Business | September 16, 2014

    Hotel set to open Wednesday ahead of K-State-Auburn game

    Bluemont roof.phatch

    As K-State prepares for its Thursday football game against Auburn, the Bluemont Hotel is getting ready for its noon opening the day before. The hotel, embracing its location next to Kansas State and Aggieville, has plenty of purple as well as local artwork. Getting the

  • Local |Business | September 16, 2014

    Board approves medical building

    The Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board on Monday approved the preliminary plans for the Mercy Regional Health Center medical office building. The building was a part of a rezoning proposal for the 21-acre Mercy campus. The structure would be built at the site of the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 16, 2014

    RCPD to test cameras

    Riley County police will soon begin testing a new batch of officer-worn cameras. The cameras will be used in the second phase of the Riley County Police Department’s project to test whether it wants to fully implement body-worn cameras for its officers. On Monday,

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