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  • Local |Government & Politics | January 29, 2014

    Sign of the times: City looks at updating rules for digital

    Manhattan is moving into the digital age — at least in terms of signage. City officials are looking at updating rules for all business signs, but discussion at Tuesday’s commission work session focused specifically on the use of digital signs. There was general agreement that

  • Local |Education | January 29, 2014

    Tech college to get sign

    Matc sign.phatch

    Manhattan Area Technical College soon should have a large sign on Seth Child Road near Dickens Avenue, pointing where the college is located. “We just wanted to let people know where we are,” said MATC president and CEO Rob Edleston. The college campus sits on 14

  • Local | January 29, 2014

    Bike Across Kansas to stop in Manhattan

    Manhattan is on the route of the 40th annual Bike Across Kansas tour. The eight-day, 550-mile ride, begins June 7 at the Kansas-Colorado border west of Elkhart and goes diagonally across the state. Overnight stops include Satanta, Spearville, Ellinwood, Salina, Wamego, Oskaloosa, and Hiawatha. The route

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 29, 2014

    Hearing set for man accused of theft

    A Wamego man charged of felony theft will have a preliminary hearing next month. Tracy Roberts, 44, a former executive officer with the Flint Hills Area Builders Association, appeared in court Tuesday afternoon in front of Judge William Malcolm. Roberts was arrested Jan. 13 on theft charges

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 29, 2014

    Man accused of Dara’s robbery to appear

    A man arrested in connection with a November armed robbery at Dara’s Fast Lane convenience store has been scheduled for a status hearing. Travis Bowman, 23, was arrested on aggravated robbery and felony theft charges after a Nov. 20 incident at the convenience store, 1816 Claflin Road.

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 29, 2014

    Presentation on Mandela’s legacy scheduled at K-State

    Like many who dedicate their lives to a social cause, Linda Biehl’s story is personal. She believes in justice through peace and reconciliation — called restorative justice — and not retribution. So did her daughter, Amy Biehl, who was killed in an act of political violence

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | January 29, 2014

    ‘God of Carnage’ on K-State stage

    K-State Theatre will kick off the spring semester with “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy by Yasmina Reza, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6-8 and Feb. 13-15, and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16, all in the Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Kansas State University’s Nichols Hall. “

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 29, 2014

    Diversity lecture planned at KSU

    Jay Siebenmorgen, design principal at the global architecture firm NBBJ, will deliver the annual College of Architecture, Planning & Design’s Diversity Lecture as part of Kansas State University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Week. The lecture will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30,

  • Local |Business | January 28, 2014

    Allegiant to end flights to Phoenix beginning in February

    Allegiant Air announced Monday that it would be halting flights between Manhattan and the Phoenix-Mesa area at the end of February. Media representatives for Allegiant said that the service to Arizona, which began on Nov. 7, would stop on Feb. 23 — and any bookings beyond that date

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 28, 2014

    K-State names engineering dean

    Darren Dawson, chair of electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University, has been named engineering dean at Kansas State. Dawson will start work July 1 at a salary of $316,200 for the upcoming fiscal year. When he joins K-State, Dawson will be leading a college attempting to

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