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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 05, 2013

    Fireworks damage minimal this year

    Fireworks-related incidents were minor this year and, based on preliminary reports, did not cause any monetary damage, officials said Friday. Fire Marshal Rick Stillwagon said eight fireworks-related incidents were reported, including one roof that caught on fire from firework debris. But he said the fire

  • Local |Obituaries | July 05, 2013

    Reed, K-Stater who revolutionized zoos, dies

    When Theodore H. Reed took his degree in veterinary medicine from Kansas State University in 1945, zoos were primarily animal warehouses. The public visited a succession of houses where they could view creatures maintained in caged settings. Sanitation was often poor and education was rarely a

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 05, 2013

    KSU beef conference to focus on drought

    Kansas State University’s 2013 Beef Conference — Strategic Cow Herd Management: Surviving and Rebuilding after Persistent Drought, will be held Aug. 6 starting at 8:30 a.m. in Frick Auditorium of K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine. For those who are unable to travel to Manhattan in person,

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 05, 2013

    Study makes breakthrough in antibiotic-resistant bacteria

    A Kansas State University-led study has discovered the role of a protein in bacteria that cause a wide variety of diseases, including typhoid fever, plague, meningitis and dysentery. The results may lead to new and improved antibiotics for humans and animals. Phillip E. Klebba, professor

  • July 05, 2013

    Man arrested for aggravated battery

    A Manhattan man is in custody for allegedly knocking another man unconscious with a boom box during a pool-side fight Thursday. Officer Matthew Droge said officers were called to the University Crossing apartments, 2215 College Ave., for reports of a fight by the pool at about 9:30

  • Local |Traffic | July 05, 2013

    Injury accident on Highway 24

    Two people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident on Highway 24, about 3 miles west of Manhattan, on Wednesday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, the accident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. after one of the vehicles failed to see the other and turned in

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 05, 2013

    Pink rodeo to benefit cancer research center at K-State

    The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association wants you to be tough enough to wear pink. The association will have its seventh annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink rodeo Friday, July 26, to raise awareness of breast cancer and other cancers and support Kansas State University’s Johnson

  • Obituaries | July 05, 2013

    Marajorie Umscheid

    Marajorie L. (Blu-thardt) Umscheid, 76, died in her home Wednesday after a short illness.

  • Obituaries | July 05, 2013

    Ken Lewis

    Kenneth Loren “Ken” Lewis, age 88, of Manhattan, died Thursday at Meadowlark Hills - Stolzer House.

  • Editorials | July 05, 2013

    Egypt shouldn’t quit on democracy

    The Obama administration apparently isn’t ready to recognize it, and an Egyptian military official is describing what happened there this week as “impeachment by the military,” but the military’s ouster of Mohammed Morsi, is an old-fashioned military coup. It’s too soon to


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