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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 10, 2013

    Police say number of arrests, incidents comparable to last year

    Police officers were out in full force Saturday to contend with the yearly drinking celebration that is Fake Patty’s Day. While they were kept busy throughout the day, officials said there were no major issues, and incidents were more or less comparable to those

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 10, 2013

    Candidates discuss Fake Patty’s

    The first topic at the seniors center forum on Friday was Fake Patty’s Day. City commission candidates were asked of their opinion of the annual pre-St. Patrick’s Day event, which took place Saturday. “I love Fake Patty’s Day,” said Commissioner Rich Jankovich

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 10, 2013

    Vehicle thefts in Pottawatomie County

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three vehicle thefts and stolen vehicle parts from the southwest portion of Pottawatomie County near Highway 24.  They are asking anyone with information on any of the crimes to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office at (785)&

  • Local | March 10, 2013

    Officials say check smoke detectors

    Manhattan Fire Department officials released a statement Friday telling citizens to check their smoke detectors when they change their clocks Sunday. Officials said that the Manhattan Fire Department recommends that residents change their smoke detector batteries this weekend and test the detector to make sure

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    New USD 383 special services director

    Debora Howser has been named the executive director of Special Services for USD 383. Howser comes to USD 383 from Topeka Public Schools where she serves as a consulting teacher. Prior to that, she was the Director of Special Services for USD 372 in Silver Lake for five

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    Locals graduate from SE Missouri State

    Monica Carlson and Kathleen Hosang, both of Manhattan, graduated from Southeast Missouri State University during the school’s December commencement ceremonies. Carlson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a major in nursing. Hosang graduated with a Master of Business Administration with a

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    MHS students gain state CTE leadership

    Manhattan High students were named to various state leadership positions in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. Siera Haug, a MHS sophomore, was named the 2013-2014 Kansas FCCLA Vice President of Public Relations. She said she is very excited about the opportunity of

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    MHS teacher goes to Washington, D.C.

    Dawn Lindsley, Manhattan High career and technical education coordinator, attended the Association for Career and Technical Education’s (ACTE) National Policy Seminar on March 4-6 in Arlington, Va. and met with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill to talk about the value of CTE. Lindsley,

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    Students compete in Constitution Bee

    Five area students were among the 17 finalists that competed in the second annual YES for Liberty Constitution Bee was held March 3 at the KSU Alumni Center. The area students that competed included Alana and Annemarie Bucholtz of Manhattan High; Taliesin and Zebulon Hutson of Blue

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    MATC open house April 18

    Manhattan Area Technical College will open its doors to prospective students and the surrounding communities with an open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18 at 3136 Dickens Ave. There will be representatives from each of the 15 technical programs available to give tours of their

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