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  • Local |Government, Politics | June 21, 2013

    Evening pool rates drop to $1 through summer

    The city announced Thursday it had dropped pool rates to $1 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. through the end of the season. Deputy City Manager Jason Hilgers said the decision was made after city staff consulted with commissioners Tuesday. Hilgers said the rate drop came

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 21, 2013

    K-State Olathe recognized

    Kansas State University Olathe is being recognized by Kansas City Meeting Planners International for its leadership and support of the Kansas City chapter and its 2013 programs, and for sponsoring the Restaurant and Catering Showcase, which was April 10. The first award, Social Event of the Year,

  • Local | June 21, 2013

    Washunga Days under way this weekend

    One of the most historic communities in the world plans a special celebration in recognition of its past this weekend. Washunga Days are planned at Council Grove on the old Santa Fe Trail through Sunday, June 20-23. “It’ll be the 31st anniversary edition of

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 21, 2013

    Victory Center ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Fort Riley

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Victory Center, 7285 Normandy Drive, took place Friday at Fort Riley. The Victory Center houses Army wellness programs and the Family Fitness Training Center, as well as resiliency programs conducted by the Army Community Services Center. Fort Riley estimates this

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 21, 2013

    RCPD to conduct saturation patrol

    The Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol on Saturday, June 22. Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations. Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 20, 2013

    Manhattan child wins K-State Cinderella Scholarship Pageant

    A Manhattan child was among winners in the Heartland Cinderella Scholarship Pageant regional competition held Sunday night at Forum Hall on the K-State University campus. Lilliana Mcintosh was named beauty winner in the 7-9 year old Mini Miss Division of the pageant. Tayler Ray Risner

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | June 20, 2013

    Grant brings foreigners to K-State over the summer

    A grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will bring 20 students from 13 foreign countries to Kansas State University this summer to study environmental stewardship. The three-year, $600,000 grant was awarded to the university’s engineering extension program in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 20, 2013

    Man arrested after domestic incident

    A Manhattan man was arrested for domestic battery, assault and endangerment Wednesday after he allegedly drove his vehicle into another car during a domestic dispute. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Isidro Martinez-Banuelas, 31, 2500 Farm Bureau Road, Lot 119, was arrested after police were called to the parking lot

  • Local | June 20, 2013

    New homes on parade in semi-annual event


    This weekend’s tour of newly built homes shows that housing construction is up this year in the Manhattan area. More homes than usual are on the semi-annual Parade of Homes, said T-Shane Roberts, executive director of the Flint Hills Area Builders Association, which sponsors

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | June 20, 2013

    7-percent tuition increase approved

    TOPEKA — Kansas State tuition is again on the rise following the Kansas Board of Regents’ decision to approve hikes Wednesday. Tuition is increasing seven percent at the Manhattan, Salina and Olathe campuses and three percent at the veterinary medicine college. That means an undergraduate resident

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