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  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | May 20, 2013

    Manko, Chick-Fil-A on agenda

    City commissioners plan to discuss allowing a Chick-Fil-A, more housing and expansion of a window manufacturing facility at Tuesday’s meeting. Developers have received approval through the planning board and now seek approval by the commission to build a Chick-Fil-A in the parking lot where

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic |Fort Riley | May 20, 2013

    Soldier killed in fleeing accident on I-70

    A Fort Riley soldier died Friday after crashing his vehicle on Interstate Highway 70 near Abilene while reportedly fleeing police. Kansas Highway Patrol officials said Matthew Peachey, 21, died after his 2011 Mazda Hatchback left the roadway and struck a cement culvert in a ditch about 9 miles east

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 20, 2013

    Black box could increase safety of flight training

    Flight operations quality assurance, or FOQA, the system contained in an aircraft’s black box, could improve the safety of collegiate flight training programs in the future, according to research conducted by J.D. Swinney, one of the first two graduates of Kansas State University

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 20, 2013

    Riley County Commission updates

    The Riley County Commission approved the purchase of a new copier for the Riley County District Court Monday. Court administrator Lanna Nichols brought the proposal to the commission, asking for a $5,178 copi er printer to replace an older model.  Nichols said many of the

  • Local |Traffic | May 20, 2013

    Update on injury accident

    Additional information was released Monday on a Friday roll-over accident at 10th and Moro streets. Officer Matthew Droge said the accident occurred after Courtney Stuckey, 18, Manhattan, driving a 2002 Nissan Xterra, failed to yield at the intersection and was struck by a 2003 Nissan Pathfinder driven by

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

    Police release patrol results

    The Riley County Police Department had its second of a series of six DUI saturation patrols on Friday evening which lasted into the early morning hours of May 18. Five officers were assigned to the saturation patrol and stopped 49 motorists. Of these, officials said, one was

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

    Boy detained for battery

    A 16-year-old Leonardville boy was placed in foster care Sunday after Riley County officers detained him for battery against a family member. Officer Matthew Droge said Tyler Temaat was taken into custody at his Leonardville home Sunday evening after police were called to the residence

  • Local |Traffic | May 20, 2013

    Motorcyclist injured in accident

    A motorcyclist was injured following a two-vehicle accident in the 200 block of Leavenworth Street Sunday. Officer Matthew Droge said Randy Lake, 47, driving a 2002 Yamaha Vino, was injured after he struck the passenger side door of a 2009 Dodge Ram also travelling eastbound on Leavenworth Street. Riley

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

    Several guns reported stolen

    Five guns were reportedly stolen from a Manhattan residence over the weekend. Quentin Waite, 22, 1420 Humboldt St., reported the burglary Sunday, telling police the incident would have happened between 6 p.m. on May 17 and 3 p.m. on May 19. Officer Matthew Droge said an unknown suspect forced

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 19, 2013

    Star spangled commencement singer

    Tim Cassidy had more to do to prepare for Kansas State graduation ceremonies Friday than make sure his cap and gown were in order. Cassidy sang the Star Spangled Banner for the Graduate School ceremony. Cassidy, who received a master’s degree in choral conducting,

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