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  • Local |Government & Politics | May 11, 2014

    KSU student drops out of Kansas House race

    Kansas State University student Ben Wilson decided to withdraw his candidacy on Saturday for the Kansas House of Representatives primary race. Wilson, a music major at the university, filed to run on March 21 as a Republican. But he said as he saw the list of

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 11, 2014

    Computer science professor to serve as National Science Foundation director

    As part of an effort to develop a better understanding of the fundamental properties of computer and network systems, and to create better abstractions and tools for designing and analyzing future engineered systems, a Kansas State University professor will embark on a two-year endeavor this

  • Local |Business | May 11, 2014

    Weis Real Estate hires new Realtor

    Becky Blake has joined the Realty Executives Weis Real Estate as a realtor. Becky is a true advocate for life in Manhattan and the Flint Hills region. As a fourth-generation resident, she offers clients an expert perspective of the region. Since attending Kansas State University,

  • Local |Business | May 11, 2014

    Premier Chiropractic hires new assistant

    Jeannette Shaffer has been hired by Premier Chiropractic and Wellness. Jeannette is from the Manhattan area and has over 10 years experience in the medical field. Jeannette brings a wealth of knowledge about billing and insurance and is a certified chiropractic assistant. Jeannette strives to get

  • Local |Business | May 11, 2014

    Miss Kansas to collect items for military families Wednesday

    Theresa Vail, in one of her final acts as Miss Kansas, will return Wednesday to Manhattan to continue her support of military families through the USO. Partnering with Kieu’s, a women’s fashion store located at 431 Poyntz., Miss Kansas will make an in-store appearance

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 09, 2014

    4 people injured in rollover accident

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    Four people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday at Blue River Hills Road and Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Emergency personnel were called to the intersection at about 1:25 p.m. for a report of the accident, in which one woman was entrapped in a pickup truck.

  • Local |Education | May 09, 2014

    Retiring teacher puts on her final ‘Westward’ program

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    Fifth-grade teacher LeAnne Thomas became the middle of a mass hug of her 66 students Friday following the conclusion of the 25th annual Westward Movement program. It would be her last one. The students hugged Thomas after the announcement of her retirement. Thomas, since she began

  • Local |Education | May 09, 2014

    Bake sale ban could hurt school groups

    The people behind school bake sales might have to get a little creative and find other ways to fundraise starting in the fall… at least during the school day. New federal health and wellness guidelines will restrict foods that can be sold during the school

  • I Wonder |Local |Government & Politics | May 09, 2014

    How much power does the mayor really have?

    Q: Does Manhattan’s mayor have any more authority than the other four city commissioners? Wynn Butler fights routinely to hold down the city’s budget – so now that he’s mayor, can he use any additional power to push his favorite issue?

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 09, 2014

    Judge to rule on girls testifying in rape case

    Whether two of three young girls allegedly raped by a Fort Riley man last year should be required to testify in person at his trial was a point of contention during a hearing Thursday in Riley County District Court. County Attorney Barry Wilkerson argued that

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