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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 23, 2013

    Droge: Stay alert for holidays

    This may be the season for giving, but Officer Matthew Droge of the Riley County Police Department said it can be busy for criminals, as well. “It’s also the time of year when those who might want to take advantage of others will find

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 23, 2013

    N.Y. woman in custody after crash into house

    A New York woman is in custody after crashing her vehicle into a house while fleeing from Riley County police officers. Around 1:45 p.m. Friday, RCPD investigated a court order violation report in the northwest portion of Manhattan, and contacted Amber Dewitt, 24, of Rochester, N.

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 23, 2013

    Business college earns accreditation

    The College of Business Administration at Kansas State University has earned an extension to its Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business International accreditation for both its business and accounting programs. The association, or AASCB, was founded in 1916 and is the longest serving

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Clerks say it’s mostly men slogging on late gift search

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    A serious and perhaps panicky stream of men are expected to come out and shop in the last few days before Christmas, according to several Manhattan merchants. Women? Not so much. This has to be considered a very unscientific study, but store employees at Manhattan

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 22, 2013

    Retired: City staff celebrates with Zilkie

    Ironically, he claims to have no plans. Steve Zilkie, Manhattan’s senior planner, held his retirement party at City Hall on Friday. Zilkie has been a planner with the city since 1984. Assistant director for planning Eric Cattell said Zilkie has had a hand in developing

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Family moves to Habitat home just in time for holiday joy

    OGDEN – A family of three moved into their brand new home last week, just in time for Christmas. Nikki Crabtree and her two children Kennedy, 6, and Kaleb, 3, have a home to decorate for the holidays, thanks to the Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity. The Crabtree

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 22, 2013

    New country dance team swings into action, two-steps for region

    Several Kansas State University students are two-stepping their way across the region as members of the Swinging Spurs, the dance performance team of the university’s Country Two-Step and Swing Dance Club. The Swinging Spurs perform country two-step, swing dance and more at local, state

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Area Builders selects new executive officer

    Brad Hartenstein has been selected as the executive Officer for the Flinthills Area Builders Association. The association provides support to the building industry by promoting leadership, providing education, and improving environmental conditions that impact construction. Hartenstein has been working in equipment rental and sales with

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    St. Paul’s hires interim admin assistant

    The wardens and rector hired Rebecca Brown as interim parish administrative assistant. She is a Kansas State University graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in sociology and criminology. Originally from Wichita, Brown also received her undergraduate degree from K-State.  She and new husband,

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    CivicPlus hires trainer, engineer

    CivicPlus hired Warren D. Grantham as the newest consultant/trainer for the team. Located in Orlando, Fla., he has an extensive background with teaching others. He has recently graduated from Valencia with a technical certificate for computer programming. In his new job, Grantham will be

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