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  • Local |Kansas State University | August 15, 2013

    Research collaboration aims to improve wireless technology, smartphones

    Through a new research partnership, Kansas State University is helping Kansas businesses and the state’s economy while improving the technology behind wireless communication systems and smartphones. Kansas State University’s Electronics Design Laboratory and Lawrence-based Avatekh Inc. are solving challenges that are caused by

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 15, 2013

    Man arrested after domestic dispute

    Police closed off three blocks in Ogden Wednesday afternoon following reports of homemade explosives in the area. Riley County Police Department officers and a bomb team blocked off the streets after responding to a domestic dispute in which a man threatened his wife that there

  • Obituaries | August 15, 2013

    Jeramy Richard Smith

    Jeramy Richard Smith, formerly of Manhattan, died July 12 in Chapman. He was 55. Mr. Smith was born Feb. 21, 1958, at Fort Riley, and was a graduate of the University of Nevada at Reno, where he received a degree in human development and family studies. He is survived

  • Editorials | August 14, 2013

    Our community is a special place

    There’s a lot going right in Manhattan and at Kansas State University, and folks elsewhere are noticing. It’s been a week now since K-State students learned they were among the happiest college students in America as determined by the Princeton Review. The news

  • Local |Education | August 14, 2013

    A mix of emotions for parents, students on 1st day of school

    Reading.phatch

    Natalie Archuleta’s kindergarten class at Bluemont Elementary sat quietly on the carpet as she read … or as she said, “crisscross applesauce with your legs, spoons in your bowls and voices turned off.” Archuleta read “The Kissing Hand,” a story about a raccoon’s first

  • Local |Education | August 14, 2013

    7th graders face new academic, social challenges

    Organized chaos reigned at Anthony Middle School Wednesday on the first day of classes. New seventh graders walking the halls sported expressions of uncertainty, angst and excitement. Eighth graders greeted friends, walked with confidence and even helped usher their younger peers to where students gathered

  • I Wonder | August 14, 2013

    How does the city take care of its parks?

    Wonder1

    Q. I wonder how the city of Manhattan takes care of all its parks. I can think of 10 parks at least, and I see people mowing, but who empties the trashcans, picks up the litter, cleans the bathrooms, fixes the playgrounds, and in general keeps

  • Local |Education | August 14, 2013

    Enrollment for 1st grade breaks 500

    USD 383 has more than 500 students in the first grade for the first time since 1994, according to a preliminary enrollment report. District officials reported an increase of 138 K-12 students—a total of 5,965 students—during the first day of class Wednesday, which was a half-day. The district

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 14, 2013

    K-State vet lab offers test for canine STD

    The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is active in the fight against a widespread canine infectious disease that also can spread to humans. The diagnostic laboratory offers a rapid, accurate serology test for canine brucellosis and is currently one of only a few laboratories nationwide

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 14, 2013

    KSU fraternity earns international award

    The Kansas State University chapter of Delta Upsilon, or DU, has been given the international fraternity’s Sweepstakes Award for the second year in a row. DU International presents the award to the top student chapter in the United States and Canada. “On behalf of


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