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  • Local |Kansas State University | August 14, 2013

    KSU fraternity earns international award

    The Kansas State University chapter of Delta Upsilon, or DU, has been given the international fraternity’s Sweepstakes Award for the second year in a row. DU International presents the award to the top student chapter in the United States and Canada. “On behalf of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 14, 2013

    Locals cautioned to avoid part of Ogden

    Riley County authorities issued an advisory Wednesday afternoon cautioning people to stay away from a three-block a section of Ogden. The alert, which applied to the 200 block of 10th through 12 Streets in that city, apparently related to an ongoing investigation of a report of a

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 13, 2013

    A briefing for internationals on rules at the airport

    For most college students, going home is a matter of hopping in the car and driving down the road. But for those from a foreign country, traveling home can be a complex ordeal. Given the increasing number of Kansas State University students who come from

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 13, 2013

    Man gets 42 months in robbery

    A Manhattan man has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for robbing a convenience store that led to arson in which a Kansas State University researcher died. Frank Joseph Hanson, 23, was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 13, 2013

    Pottawatomie County to discuss security

    Pottawatomie County commissioners will hold a work session with department heads soon to hear input on the state’s new law regarding concealed weapons in public buildings. Commissioners tentatively set the session for 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, but first wanted to make sure all department

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 13, 2013

    Man gets 33 months for embezzelment

    A Manhattan accountant has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for embezzling from a commercial construction company where he worked. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced the sentencing Monday afternoon against Larry D. Lord, who pleaded guilty in March to one count of mail

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 13, 2013

    Manhattan, K-State rank in national ‘best’ lists

    Great campus, great town. That’s what two new rankings show about Kansas State University and Manhattan. Business Insider, a leading business news and analysis website, has Kansas State University in its list of Top 20 best college campuses in the nation, while another ranking by

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 13, 2013

    Man stabbed at lake

    A 23-year-old Manhattan man was stabbed at a lake on Sunday after a fight about the volume of the radio. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing reported to have occurred at Pottawatomie County State Lake No. 2, 8010 State Lake Road in Manhattan

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 12, 2013

    McDowell planning advances

    Riley County commissioners moved forward Monday on design plans for a $5.4 million upgrade to McDowell Creek Road. But it may still be some time before work on the project actually begins. Commissioners acted after listening to Shilling Asphalt owners Mike and Doug Shilling about potential

  • Local |Education | August 12, 2013

    School contract is ratified

    The terms of the contract for USD 383 teachers have officially been agreed upon. The USD 383 school board held a special meeting Monday, where board members unanimously approved it. Teachers ratified the deal during a vote last week. District administration and the Manhattan-Ogden chapter of the

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