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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 15, 2013

    Man charged in seed theft


    A Manhattan man was one of two agricultural scientists from China accused this week of trying to steal rice seed samples from a research facility in Junction City and pass them to a Chinese delegation visiting the United States. Federal prosecutors said Weiqiang Zhang of

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 15, 2013

    A symbol of their sacrifices


    FORT RILEY — As Christmas draws nearer, some members of the community took a moment to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars as well as the Ladies Auxiliary and members of the Fort Riley and area

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    Two retire from RCPD

    Dispatch Shift Supervisor Wayne Colson has announced his retirement from the Riley County Police Department. Wayne Colson began his career with the department in May of 1983 as a records clerk. Wayne began his career as a dispatcher in February 1984. He was promoted to shift supervisor

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    City planner retires after 29 years

    The City of Manhattan’s Community Development Department announces the retirement of Steve Zilkie, senior planner, after 29 years of serving the community. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of South Florida and a master’s degree in regional and

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    New primary care office to open in Manhattan

    Bradley K. Harrison, M.D., and Kyle E. Platz, D.O., are now taking new patients for the grand opening of Manhattan Primary Care. Set to open Dec. 2. Manhattan Primary Care will provide comprehensive health care to individuals and families in Manhattan and the surrounding

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    Onaga golf course super elected to board

    The Kansas Golf Course Superintendents Association elected New Officers and a new member to its Board of Directors. Frank Kohman, Golf Course Superintendent at Cool Springs GC in Onaga, was elected to the board of directors of the Kansas Golf Course Superintendents Association at their

  • Local |Business | December 15, 2013

    Pathfinder donates hats to homeless

    The Pathfinder celebrated Small Business Saturday last weekend by donating a box of winter hats to the Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc. In addition, Small Business Saturday kicked off The Pathfinder’s Small Soap Drive, in which they are collecting small, travel-size soaps and shampoos to

  • 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

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