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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    Fatality ruled a DUI

    Toxicology reports for a driver killed in an accident on US Highway 24 in March indicate the man had been driving under the influence of controlled substances. Michael Ippert, 28, Manhattan, died on March 13 after being ejected from his 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe after he drove the vehicle off

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    Couple arrested for gun thefts

    A couple is in custody for allegedly stealing seven guns from a soldier’s apartment earlier in April. Ashley Newbrough, 20, and Todd Newbrough, 20, both of 2418 Charolais Lane, were arrested Thursday, Officer Matthew Droge said, as the result of an investigation into a burglary reported on

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    Man arrested for assault, battery

    Officers arrested a Cedar Point man Thursday for aggravated assault and domestic battery after allegedly threatening a woman at knifepoint. Joshua Mitchell, 28, was arrested after police were called to a residence in the northeast part of Manhattan by a 40-year-old woman who reported that Mitchell

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    String of burglaries in Junction City

    The Junction City Police Department is warning citizens of a recent rash of residential burglaries in the northeast area of Junction City. Lt. Jeff Childs said the areas include the 200 block of West Home Street and the 400 block of West 18th Street. Childs said a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 25, 2013

    Doc denied bond in pill mill case


    The Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill is being held without bond pending a detention hearing next Tuesday when the judge will determine whether he is a flight-risk. If so, Michael Schuster could be kept in custody until his trial. Schuster, 53, made his

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 25, 2013

    K-State to honor Staley

    Staff reports An alumnus and former CEO devoted to increasing educational opportunities, student success and philanthropic ventures will receive an honorary doctorate from Kansas State University. Warren Staley, Edina, Minn., will be recognized with the honorary degree at the Graduate School’s commencement ceremony, which

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 25, 2013

    Workers comp changes in four county departments

    Riley County commissioners will allow a total of $39,960 in workers compensation premiums for four county departments to be paid from the general fund this year. Beyond that, however, commissioners appeared likely to require four departments that have their own revenue sources make the payments from

  • Local |Education | April 25, 2013

    K-12 students to compete at music fest

    After four weeks of performances, the Spring Musical Festival at Manhattan Town Center will conclude with the final round of competition from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, and Wednesday, April 24, in the Picnic Place. Several K-12 students have been selected to perform in

  • Local |Arts, Leisure | April 25, 2013

    American Girl author to visit in support of reading charity

    The author of several children’s stories, including a book in the popular American Girl series, will appear at Sunset Zoo Sunday as part of a fundraiser for Ethiopia Reads, an organization that focuses on educating young children in Ethiopia. Readers can meet Jane Kurtz

  • Local | April 25, 2013

    Manhattan native receives medical award

    Sara L. Reppert, daughter of Jay and Sue Reppert of Manhattan, received the 2013 LeeAnn McCaffrey, M.D. Women in Medicine Award from the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. Reppert is a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska. She will complete her three-year internal medicine

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