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  • MHS student found to have unloaded handgun at school

    A Manhattan High School student brought an unloaded handgun to school on Thursday, MHS principal Greg Hoyt said.

  • MHS MASCOT | Group settles scholarship details

    The Manhattan High School mascot committee amicably came to a conclusion on a new scholarship, but the situation became tense when it moved on to its second task.

  • Court reaffirms denial of whistleblower status for KSU researcher

    A federal appeals court on Wednesday reaffirmed a decision that a K-State researcher who said he was fired because he reported alleged misconduct by colleagues does not qualify for whistleblower protection.

  • County to take over part of Secrest

    A 2-mile section of Secrest Road will change from a township road to a county road.

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    K-State students Kenny Artavia and Fabiola Sierra talk about the care of a cherry tomato plant at a farmers market at K-State’s Bosco Plaza on Wednesday morning. The plants came from the Willow Lake Student Farm, where Artavia is a manager.

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    Kameron Banks, a sixth-grader at Lee Elementary, spikes a ball over PVC pipes.


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  • Antisemeticposter Myers calls disparaging posters on campus ‘isolated incidents’

    Fliers on campus meant to disparage specific groups are not welcome at K-State, university President Richard Myers said on Thursday in response to three recent incidents.

  • ‘Spamalot,’ Jon Bellion, Green Week and more

    An irreverent parody of Arthurian legend in musical form returns to the Manhattan Arts Center this weekend.

  • Agburn1 Perfect day for ag burning is hard to find

    Finding the perfect day for a controlled burn can be difficult.

  • Third city commission candidate files

    Kaleb James is the third candidate to file for Manhattan City Commission.

  • City seeks grease plan update for 2018

    The city wants stronger regulations for the way local restaurants handle grease.

  • March Feminists, others march to fight prejudice

    With gray skies and light rain, dozens of members of the K-State community gathered on campus Tuesday evening to “take back the night.

  • Landlord sues 4 Olives for unpaid rent, loan

    CivicPlus owner Ward Morgan’s real estate company has sued owners of the now-closed 4 Olives restaurant for failure to pay its lease and loan.

  • K-State to inaugurate Myers as 14th president

    Almost a year after he took over the job, K-State will inaugurate President Richard Myers as the university’s 14th president.

  • County delays EMS move decision

    Riley County is exploring its potential emergency-related challenges before making a decision on moving its EMS department.

  • Antisemeticposter K-State investigating anti-Semitic sign posted on campus

    Someone put an anti-Semitic poster up on K-State’s campus Monday, which was Holocaust Remembrance Day.

  • MHS MASCOT | Group to continue scholarship discussion

    The Manhattan High School mascot committee will continue discussions of creating a new scholarship during its next meeting.

  • Syntax sin: Man’s crime a misdemeanor not a felony

    A Manhattan man sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison was released Monday after serving fewer than 2 years because the Riley County attorney’s office used poor grammar to argue the man had committed a felony.

  • POTT COUNTY | Commission reviews 20-year facilities plan

    A 20-year master facilities plan recommends more than $12 million in new buildings and renovations to current facilities owned by Pottawatomie County at Westmoreland.

  • University Park water shut off Tuesday for repairs

    The University Park water beneft district has six inoperative water valves that Riley County Public Works was scheduled to replace Tuesday.

  • Health dept. aims to help homeless

    Jennifer Green, Riley County Health Department director, told county commissioners Monday morning that homeless youth in USD 383 don’t receive the same health care as their peers, so the department is requesting $289,000 in a three-year period from the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation.


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