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  • Local |Kansas State University | June 06, 2013

    KSU proposes 7 percent tuition hike to offset cuts in state support


    Kansas State University is proposing a seven percent tuition raise for main campus students in the 2013-14 academic year, a portion to be used to address funding cuts. President Kirk Schulz presented the proposal to the Kansas Board of Regents on Thursday along with the

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 06, 2013

    Flap over fieldhouse funding

    At least one Convention and Visitors Bureau board member is questioning the way the Fieldhouse Project group gained $25,000 in funding for the cost of a feasibility study from the Chamber of Commerce-based entity. Brad Everett, manager of the Hilton Garden Inn and a CVB board

  • Local |Education | June 06, 2013

    MHS East project would cost $10.9M

    It would cost the Manhattan-Ogden school district up to $10.9 million to do all the renovations listed in a facility analysis of the Manhattan High School east campus. Gould Evans, the company conducting the analysis, presented its analysis of the needs to the USD 383 school board

  • June 06, 2013

    ‘9 to 5’ play; Taste of the Ville


    While Dolly Parton was filming the 1980 hit “9 to 5,” she realized that when she rubbed her long, acrylic nails together, it sounded like a typewriter. During a 2009 “60 Minutes” interview, she shared that she used that sound as inspiration to write the film’s theme song, and

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 06, 2013

    Citing future state cuts, corrections official lobbies for funding

    Community Corrections Director Shelly Williams told Riley County commissioners Thursday about potential budget cuts from the state level to community corrections, although she still isn’t exactly sure about the amount that will be cut. Williams said information she received on recent legislative budget actions

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 06, 2013

    House defeats effort to halt NBAF funding

    The House of Representatives Wednesday defeated an effort by a Long Island-based Congressman to strip funding for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) from an appropriations measure. The amendment, offered by Rep. Tim Bishop, a New York Democrat, would have cut $404 million designated for

  • Local |Business | June 06, 2013

    Via Christi begins layoffs in Kansas hospitals

    Via Christi Health has begun layoffs in its Kansas hospitals, including Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The company is reducing its workforce by about 360 positions, it announced it a press release Wednesday afternoon. That will affect about 230 full and part-time workers whose jobs are

  • Obituaries | June 06, 2013

    Robert Johnson

    Robert Leo Johnson, 74, of Brownstown, Ind., died Tuesday at his residence in Brownstown, Ind.

  • Obituaries | June 06, 2013

    Sylvia Nelson

    Sylvia E. (Oman) Nelson, 67, of Manhattan Sunday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 06, 2013

    Gloria Lindenmuth

    Gloria Vada Lindenmuth, 86, of Wamego and formerly of Scott City died Monday at her residence in rural Wamego.

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