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  • Local |Government, Politics | July 21, 2013

    The unpredictable life of a court services officer


    It takes a special kind of person to willingly walk into a situation that involves a repeat violent offender known to have a firearm, and the only thing between them and potentially being shot is a front door. Court service officers deal with experiences of

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 21, 2013

    Researches find Achilles heel in drug-resistant bacteria

    Kansas State University researchers are defeating persistent bacteria known for causing infections in hospitals. The bacteria, Enterococcus faecalis, are the second-leading cause of hospital-associated infections in the U.S., said Lynn Hancock, associate professor of biology and leader of the research. His team has discovered

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 21, 2013

    KSU researcher’s project potential can treat deafness, loss of balance

    The sounds of success are ringing at Kansas State University through a research project that has potential to treat human deafness and loss of balance. Philine Wangemann, university distinguished professor of anatomy and physiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and her international team have

  • Obituaries | July 21, 2013

    Ron Hedman

    Ron Hedman, 65, of Manhattan, died Friday at his residence. He was born on June 7, 1948, in Manhattan. He was the son of Larry and Lois (Meyer) Hedman. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | July 21, 2013

    Reen Falk

    Reen Lee Falk, 43, of Tecumseh, died Thursday at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka.

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 21, 2013

    K-State starts the construction phase on several projects for 2025

    Central water.phatch

    Kansas State University is making improvements systemwide this summer. Work varies from major construction projects to various room and lab renovations and life safety improvements. “Kansas State University’s facilities and infrastructure must be able to meet the demands of a growing institution as we

  • Arts, Leisure | July 21, 2013

    4-H members show of their clothesmaking, buying skills


    Faith Evangelical Free Church was filled with girls and boys, ages 7 to 18, Thursday as 4-H club members competed against each other in fashion categories. Their goal was to showcase their skills in the construction of clothing and buymanship as part of this year’s Riley

  • Off The Beat | July 21, 2013

    I would rather be at The Summit


    Forty-nine years ago this month I attended the National Boy Scout Jamboree at Valley Forge, Pa. Me and several thousand other Scouts. Given the time lapse, I don’t recall many of the details, but some of the memories have stayed with me. The clearest

  • Arts, Leisure | July 21, 2013

    Your cultural menu

    Today Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room. Jazz Brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bluestem Bistro. Jazz Trio, 6-8 p.m. dellaVoce. Kaw Valley Rodeo FUNdraiser Auction, 7 p.m. R.C. McGraws. Monday Manhattan

  • Football | July 21, 2013

    Klein’s football camp passes through Manhattan area


    FLUSH — He led Kansas State to a BCS bowl game and was a Heisman Trophy finalist. On Friday, Collin Klein was trying to teach the skills that made him one of the most successful Wildcat quarterbacks in history to area youth. Klein brought his newly

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