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  • Local |Education | March 08, 2013

    Group hears 3 board hopefuls

    Three USD 383 school board candidates discussed their priorities during a forum sponsored by Our Manhattan Thursday evening at Manhattan Public Library. Pat Hudgins, Mitch Beims and Marcia Rozell attended the forum. Aaron Estabrook, the fourth candidate for the three available seats, was unable to take

  • Local |Traffic | March 08, 2013

    Injury accident on Seth Child

    Two small children were hospitalized Thursday for possible minor injuries following a twocar crash in the 800 block of North Seth Child Road. Lt. Josh Kyle said Aaron Green, 21, Manhattan, was stopped in traffic about 50 feet south of Anderson Avenue in a white 2001 Chevrolet 1500 pick-up truck

  • Local |Traffic | March 08, 2013

    Injury accident on Claflin Road

    Two people were hospitalized for minor injuries following a two-car accident in the 2300 block of Claflin Road early Thursday evening. Lt. Josh Kyle said Chelsey Herrs, 21, Manhattan, was turning her silver 2007 Pontiac Grand Am onto Claflin Road from an apartment complex and failed to yield

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 08, 2013

    Federal charges filed against alleged armed robbers

    Federal charges were filed Wednesday against two men accused of robbing a Manhattan convenience store at gunpoint in February. Frank Hanson, 22, Manhattan, and Dennis Denzien, 20, Manhattan, are charged with one count of interference with commerce by means of robbery and one count of using, carrying

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2013

    Aviation Board selects six cadets for pilot training

    Six Kansas State University Air Force ROTC cadets have landed a key training assignment after their graduation and commissioning. The six cadets, members of the university’s Detachment 270, were selected for pilot training by the Air Force Rated Aviation Board. The board met in February

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2013

    Schooley wins campus vote

    Eli Schooley was elected president of Kansas State University’s student body in voting that concluded Wednesday. Schooley and running-mate Jake Unruh received 2,352 votes, about 60 percent of the total cast. They defeated the team of Kyle Nuss for president and Ariel Mendiola for vice president,

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2013

    BSU gets Big 12 award for sixth year

    Kansas State University’s Black Student Union has done it again. For the sixth time in the last eight years the student organization has been awarded the Clarence Wine Award for Outstanding Big 12 Council of the Year. The Black Student Union, or BSU, received the

  • Local |Fort Riley | March 07, 2013

    177 soldiers return to fort in ceremony

    Fort Riley’s redeployment center was filled with smiles, tears and cheers Wednesday as 177 soldiers from the Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, were reunited with their families after a 12-month deployment in Afghanistan. Stephanie Hoff, 1st Inf. Div. public affairs, estimated there

  • Local |Education | March 07, 2013

    Should teachers be armed?

    The Wamego board of education is expected to consider a controversial topic — whether to allow teachers and faculty to carry concealed weapons — at its meeting next week. “I’m all for anything we can do to make our schools safer; my board is currently looking

  • Local |Education | March 07, 2013

    Planning change is OK’d

    The USD 383 school board accepted the first reading of a plan to increase elementary teachers’ planning and collaboration time during the next two school years Wednesday. Next year, elementary teachers would have eight days of professional development, eight early releases for collaboration and 330 minutes of

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