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  • Local |Government, Politics | January 14, 2013

    Domain case on city agenda

    City commissioners plan to meet on Tuesday to discuss payment for land acquired for the airport through eminent domain. The city acquired 87.43 acres adjacent to the airport that had been owned by Feather Field Farms, LLC. last April, paying $1.51 million. That amount was determined by

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 14, 2013

    Ambassador is next to give Landon

    Michael Oren, the Israeli ambassador to the United States, will deliver a Landon Lecture at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Forum Hall. The title of his speech is “Israel, The Ultimate Ally.” Oren was appointed as ambassador in 2009, having to give up his U.S.

  • Local | January 14, 2013

    Family homeless after house fire

    5650 mcdowell creek.phatch

    A family is without a home after a major fire Sunday. Riley County firefighters fought the structure fire at 5650 McDowell Creek Rd. for 10 hours during the afternoon and evening. The occupants of the home were Tracey Sohnrey, his wife and four children. The family is

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 14, 2013

    Kinesiology dept. moves to new home

    The department of kinesiology is now part of the College of Human Ecology, an alignment that will strengthen Kansas State University’s quest to be a Top 50 public research institution by 2025. “The move of kinesiology into the College of Human Ecology makes sense academically and

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | January 14, 2013

    Man arrested after car crash

    A Manhattan man was arrested early Friday morning for various driving charges, including DUI, after he reportedly crashed into another car and fled the scene. Officials said he again fled when officers later located his vehicle. Jamar Fudge, 27, 2723 Kirkwood Drive, was arrested shortly before 2 a.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2013

    Toddler hurt with BB gun

    A 3-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Sunday a few days after he was reportedly hit with a BB gun. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said an 11-year-old boy, whose relation to the toddler is unknown, accidentally shot the boy on Jan. 9 at a residence on

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2013

    Woman arrested for stealing tip jar

    Riley County officers arrested a 22-year-old woman early Sunday morning for allegedly stealing a tip jar from Tubby’s Bar and Grill. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Jamela Montgomery, Fort Riley, was taken into custody after resisting arrest when she was contacted by officers for the

  • Local |Education | January 13, 2013

    Local man named NAIA scholar-athlete

    Peter Ramundo, of Manhattan, has been named among the 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Peter runs cross-country for Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Mich. He is a junior and majoring in history. In order to be nominated by an institution’s head coach or sports information director,

  • Local |Education | January 13, 2013

    MHS thespians receive honors at conference

    The Manhattan High School Thespian Troupe #941 was honored Jan. 3-5 at the 34th annual Kansas Thespian Conference in Wichita. The troupe was awarded the highest category of GOLD Honor Troupe Award for outstanding service to the school and community, fundraising, number and quality of shows

  • Local |Education | January 13, 2013

    Manhattan High debate team results

    Here are some recent Manhattan High debate team results. SME (Nov. 9-10) Varsity 2nd – Jake Seaton and Jordan Deloach Washburn Rural After School (Nov. 13) Undefeated Abdou Ahmed and Joshua Abitz Lilly Norris and Liam Santos Wnorowski Nathan McClendon and Sterling Edgar Topeka High (Nov. 16-17)

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