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  • Local |Fort Riley | October 23, 2013

    Commander: Budget woes affecting Legion


    The American Legion exists to help veterans, and recent budget debates have made that mission more difficult, the organization’s national commander said. Dan Dellinger, the top officer of the American Legion, spoke at Post 17 in Manhattan Wednesday morning. Dellinger said the organization offers crucial

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

    6 vehicles reported stolen from Manhattan businesses

    Six vehicles were stolen from three Manhattan businesses between 6 pm Sunday night and 8 am Monday morning, according to a report from Pottawatomie County authorities. On Monday, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Frieling Auto Sales, 7846 U.S. Highway 24, reporting three stolen

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

    Pottawatomie County officials still looking for man

    WESTMORELAND — The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is still seeking information about a Westmoreland man who has been missing since March.   According to a report from Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat, Jeremiah Joseph Perry, 21, was last known to be in Tioga, North Dakota on April 12.

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 23, 2013

    Professionals sharing expertise with business students

    In more than 41 classes taking place Wednesday through Friday at Kansas State University, faculty members in the College of Business Administration are giving their seats to industry professionals. Twenty-nine executives have been matched with courses that are relevant to their expertise as part of the

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 22, 2013

    New uses sought for court building

    WESTMORELAND — Two Pottawatomie County commissioners would like to see the old courthouse at Westmoreland refurbished and put back to use. A third said it depends on available funds and that voters should have a say in the matter. Responding to concerns of representatives of the

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 22, 2013

    Six past secretaries offer their views on the future of agriculture


    Six former US agriculture secretaries discussed the future of the industry Monday evening at McCain Auditorium as a part of the Landon Lecture series. K-State President Kirk Schulz said it was especially fitting for the panel to convene during the university’s 150th anniversary celebration

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 22, 2013

    Ferenz gets life sentences for child sodomy

    A former Fort Riley soldier convicted of molesting his ex-wife’s daughter was sentenced in court Monday, exactly a year after the incident took place. George Ferenz, 30, was sentenced to life in prison by Judge Meryl Wilson for each of the four charges for which

  • Local |Business | October 22, 2013

    Report: Residential development continues

    WESTMORELAND — Evidence of continued residential development in Pottawatomie County was presented to county commissioners on Monday. In her monthly update to the commission, appraiser Lois Schlegel said property sales in September point to brisk home construction in the coming months. “We’re keeping a real

  • Local |Education | October 22, 2013

    Board to decide preschool’s fate

    The USD 383 school board will use its fall retreat Wednesday to discuss the future of College Hill Preschool and Manhattan High east campus. The meeting starts at 5:15 p.m. at the Robinson Education Center.It will begin with a discussion of College Hill followed by

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 22, 2013

    ‘Wonder Bread Years’ coming to KSU

    “The Wonder Bread Years” with Pat Hazell comes to Kansas State University at 4 pm Sunday, November 3, in Forum Hall of the K-State Student Union. This comedic salute to the baby boomer generation walks the line between theater and stand-up comedy, and offers viewers a chance

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