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  • Local |Kansas State University | August 17, 2014

    Tuskegee students spend summer term at K-State Salina

    SALINA — With aerospace engineering degrees already in the works, two students from Tuskegee University in Alabama are heightening their collegiate experience by spending the summer studying unmanned aircraft systems at Kansas State University Salina. Tuskegee’s Sidney Walker, a senior from Augusta, Ga., and Benjamin

  • Local |Education | August 17, 2014

    MATC students all pass nursing exams

    Licensed Practical Nursing program students at Manhattan Area Technical College passed their licensure exams at a 100 percent rate. The percentage was confirmed after MATC obtained official records from Kansas State Board of Nursing and personal reports from students that tested for PN licensure out of

  • Local |Education | August 17, 2014

    Students graduate from Barton County Community College

    Graduates from Barton Community College in Great Bend were announced this week. Here’s a list of area students: Clay Center: Jennifer March and Rebecca Oberhelman Manhattan: Evelyn Brady, Martin Cade-Ambeau, Stacey Calloway, Nicole Grant, Sarah Hoyt, Nickolas Mangine, Richard Nichols, Mark Noble, Corey Rehmer,

  • Football | August 17, 2014

    Finney, Whitehair to lead O-line transition

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    Regardless of who lines up where for the Kansas State offensive line, the goal is to be dominant. In a year of transition for the line, B.J. Finney and Cody Whitehair will anchor the group as it attempts to replace both starting tackles as

  • Columns | August 17, 2014

    Israeli-Palestinian struggle is intractable

    Of all the problems in foreign policy, those involving ethnic and religious issues are among the most difficult to resolve. This includes the chronic struggle between the Israelis and the Palestinians, an issue that has involved every president since Harry Truman.  All have tried

  • K-State Edition | August 16, 2014

    Growing downtown to attract young professionals

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    In the heart of the fastest growing city in Kansas, a business district is being reimagined. The completion of a major streetscape renovation last summer has made the district more appealing for businesses and consumers alike, said Gina Scroggs, executive director for Downtown Manhattan Inc. “

  • K-State Edition | August 16, 2014

    MHK airport expanding terminal for more traveler conveniences

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    Manhattan Regional Airport is looking to make travelers’ experiences more enjoyable. The airport is more than tripling the size of the passenger terminal building in a two-phase plan — and doing so without reducing operations, the airport director said. “It’s very important to us to

  • K-State Edition | August 16, 2014

    ‘Hoppy’ expansion aims to meet demand

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    More beer. No, more craft beer. Manhattan’s Tallgrass Brewing Company is expanding as the demand for specialized brews grows. U.S. craft beer sales have gone up 17.2 percent in 2013, while overall beer sales have gone down 1.9 percent, according to the Brewers Association, a combination

  • K-State Edition | August 16, 2014

    Farmers’ market growing strong with visibility, produce

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    The Downtown Farmers’ Market of Manhattan celebrates its 35th season this year and its second year at its current location. Since the move to Third and Leavenworth streets (northwest of Manhattan Town Center) from Fifth and Humboldt streets, market manager Jonathan English has noticed an

  • K-State Edition | August 16, 2014

    Cool new Ice Age exhibit offers lesson on ancient history

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    See the giant creatures that once inhabited the area at a new exhibit at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Ice Age Imperials, which opened June 14 and runs until Sept. 14, gives visitors an opportunity to learn about the Flint Hills during the last ice age. “Megafauna”


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