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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 29, 2014

    Hearing set for man accused of theft

    A Wamego man charged of felony theft will have a preliminary hearing next month. Tracy Roberts, 44, a former executive officer with the Flint Hills Area Builders Association, appeared in court Tuesday afternoon in front of Judge William Malcolm. Roberts was arrested Jan. 13 on theft charges

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 29, 2014

    Man accused of Dara’s robbery to appear

    A man arrested in connection with a November armed robbery at Dara’s Fast Lane convenience store has been scheduled for a status hearing. Travis Bowman, 23, was arrested on aggravated robbery and felony theft charges after a Nov. 20 incident at the convenience store, 1816 Claflin Road.

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 29, 2014

    Presentation on Mandela’s legacy scheduled at K-State

    Like many who dedicate their lives to a social cause, Linda Biehl’s story is personal. She believes in justice through peace and reconciliation — called restorative justice — and not retribution. So did her daughter, Amy Biehl, who was killed in an act of political violence

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | January 29, 2014

    ‘God of Carnage’ on K-State stage

    K-State Theatre will kick off the spring semester with “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy by Yasmina Reza, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6-8 and Feb. 13-15, and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16, all in the Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Kansas State University’s Nichols Hall. “

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 29, 2014

    Diversity lecture planned at KSU

    Jay Siebenmorgen, design principal at the global architecture firm NBBJ, will deliver the annual College of Architecture, Planning & Design’s Diversity Lecture as part of Kansas State University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Week. The lecture will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30,

  • Local |Business | January 28, 2014

    Allegiant to end flights to Phoenix beginning in February

    Allegiant Air announced Monday that it would be halting flights between Manhattan and the Phoenix-Mesa area at the end of February. Media representatives for Allegiant said that the service to Arizona, which began on Nov. 7, would stop on Feb. 23 — and any bookings beyond that date

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 28, 2014

    K-State names engineering dean

    Darren Dawson, chair of electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University, has been named engineering dean at Kansas State. Dawson will start work July 1 at a salary of $316,200 for the upcoming fiscal year. When he joins K-State, Dawson will be leading a college attempting to

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 28, 2014

    Love, McKenith plead not guilty

    A Manhattan mother and son each pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of aiding and abetting first-degree murder. Christina Love, 49, and James McKenith, 33, appeared in Riley County District Court for their arraignment in which Judge Meryl Wilson scheduled them separate trials upon their request.

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 28, 2014

    Officials to set regular meetings for Fieldhouse talks

    The Fieldhouse Project continues to spark discussion. Local government officials plan to start meeting regularly to find a plan for upgrading the area’s youth sports facilities. City manager Ron Fehr said that the group of citizens that put together a proposal to upgrade local

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | January 28, 2014

    Gospel singer to perform at KSU

    World-renowned gospel singer Rev. Wintley Phipps Sr. has performed for iconic figures, including Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa and every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter.  Phipps will perform at K-State Wednesday night at 7. The Grammy-nominated singer is on campus to give an inspirational message at

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