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  • Local |Government & Politics | June 25, 2014

    City hears budget requests

    City commissioners on Tuesday listened to 2015 budget requests from various services and agencies. Since it was a work session the commission didn’t take action, but commissioners didn’t mention any problems with the requests. The agencies who presented their budget requests included the following: &

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 25, 2014

    Heger named Riley County Treasurer

    Shilo heger mug.phatch

    The Riley County Republican Party precinct committee wasted no time in selecting retiring Riley County Treasurer Eileen King’s successor . King’s deputy in the department, Shilo Heger, received 100 percent of the vote from 73 members Tuesday night in the basement of the First United Methodist

  • Local | June 25, 2014

    Fans set up camp at Tuttle Creek in preparation for Stampede


    The wait for this year’s Kicker Country Stampede is nearly over. Campers were already setting up their sites Wednesday morning, but the four-day festival officially kicks off Thursday at 2:30 p.m. with Kansas City band Six Degrees West ushering the Stampede for its 19th

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 25, 2014

    $1 million gift to fund Seaton Hall expansion at K-State

    The College of Architecture, Planning and Design at Kansas State University received a $1 million donation from the William T. Kemper Foundation, based in Kansas City, Mo. The donation will help with a $75 million project to renovate 80,000 square feet of Seaton Hall and add 114,000 square feet

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 25, 2014

    KSU to stop using Windows XP

    Windows XP computers will be blocked from using the Kansas State University network starting today. That’s because Microsoft ended support of the Windows XP operating system on April 8. The ended support means that there would be no security updates for the operating system, making

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 25, 2014

    Professor: Protect horses, yourself from mosquitoes now

    Start thinking now about protecting yourself and your horse from West Nile virus, said a Kansas State University veterinarian. Beth Davis, professor and head of the equine medicine and surgery section at the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Health Center, says there was an

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 24, 2014

    Manhattan part of national child sex trafficking sting

    Two children were recovered and seven people were arrested over the past week in an operation targeting child sex trafficking in cities in Kansas and Missouri including Manhattan, federal officials announced on Monday. The FBI Kansas City Division worked with local, state and other federal

  • Local |Traffic | June 24, 2014

    Two-car accident delays traffic on Seth Child


    Drivers in lunch-hour traffic experienced delays Monday afternoon following a two-vehicle accident on Seth Child Road near the Amherst Avenue intersection. Riley County police said no major injuries were reported as a result of the accident, which occurred at about 12:30 p.m. Both cars involved —

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 24, 2014

    Officials discuss dealing with mental health issues

    Providing better strategies for dealing with mental health issues was a focal point Monday at the intergovernmental luncheon. Rick Cagen, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Kansas, discussed the concept of a crisis intervention team (CIT), which is a partnership between

  • Local |Education | June 24, 2014

    Board to discuss financial reports

    Members of the Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 school board will discuss their 2013-14 financial reports at a 6:30 p.m. meeting on Wednesday. The reports of expenditures and balances come near the end of the fiscal year. According to agenda information, appropriations for the district were $37,850,538 for the

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