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  • Local | April 08, 2013

    Small plane crashes en route to Manhattan

    COLLINSVILLE, Okla. - A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration says as many as three people are dead after the crash of a small plane in Collinsville. Lynn Lunsford says local authorities have told the agency that as many as three were killed in the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 07, 2013

    Fatal shooting in Manhattan

    One person is dead from gunshot wounds and three others have been hospitalized following a report of multiple shots fired at a Manhattan apartment complex early Sunday morning. Riley County officers responded to 900 Garden Way at approximately 4:10 a.m. Sunday, where officials said, they found

  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    USD 383 names teachers of the year

    USD 383 named Jessica Nelson from Northview Elementary School and Marie Green from Anthony Middle School as the 2013-14 USD 383 Teachers of the Year. Jessica Nelson is a special education teacher at Northview Elementary School. She received her BS degree in Elementary Education from Kansas State

  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    Local man co-chairs nuclear conference

    Manhattan native and MIT Nuclear Science and Engineering and Technology Policy graduate student Samuel Brinton was the co-chair of the American Nuclear Society 2013 Student Conference being held Thursday through Saturday in Cambridge, Mass. “Our conference theme is the Public Image of the Nuclear Engineer,” said

  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    Local makes Nebraska college dean’s list

    Timothy Levei Merry of Manhattan made the dean’s list at Southeast Community College in Nebraska for the quarter recently completed on the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses. Merry is in the Auto Collision Repair Technology program. To be recognized on SCC’s Dean’s

  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    Area woman to show research at Washburn

    Washburn University student Lauren Henry, of Randolph, will present a research poster, “Sarcasm: Who uses it? Who likes it? Who hates it?” at The Washburn Apeiron: A Forum of Student Research, Scholarship and Creativity on Friday, April 19, on the university campus. In the abstract, she

  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    MHS wrestling coach wins best assistant

    Chad Lindsley, Manhattan High assistant wrestling coach, was recently named a National Wrestling Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year. The National Wrestling Coaches Association, established in 1928, is a professional organization dedicated to serve and provide leadership for the advancement of all levels of the

  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    MHS culinary arts teacher wins award

    Lorena Ingmire, Manhattan High culinary arts teacher, was recently named the 2013 Kansas ProStart Teacher of the Year by the Kansas Restaurant Association. The ProStart school to career program was formed from a partnership with the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association Educational Foundation (KRHAEF), National Restaurant

  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    MHS students make all-state honor band

    Matthew Scott and Makayla Finch are members of the Kansas All-State Honor Band. Scott, a senior, is 2nd chair tuba, and Finch, a junior, is 9th chair flute. These students auditioned for the North Central District Honor Band in November. Auditions were held in Junction

  • Local |Business | April 07, 2013

    Local foundation recognizes volunteer, hires staff

    The trustees of the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation recognized Jodi Kaus, director of K-State’s Powercat Financial Counseling, as their 2013 Volunteer of the Year at the foundation’s annual trustees meeting March 13. Kaus joined the foundation’s executive board in 2010. She has served on the

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