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  • Columns | November 01, 2013

    Make adoption process smoother

    Gov. Sam Brownback once made adoptions a public priority. Yet few major changes to Kansas’ broken adoption system have been enacted since he declared November as Kansas Adoption Month in 2011. In Ohio, by contrast, a movement is under way to make adoption easier; Brownback would

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | November 01, 2013

    Local firm’s executives to interact with students

    Executives from GTM Sportswear will be at Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration to interact and recruit students during the college’s GTM Week, November 4-8. GTM Week will feature an information booth, networking opportunities, mock interviews, a seminar on how to make

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 01, 2013

    KSU group receives award

    The Financial Management Association National Honor Society chapter at Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration has earned the Financial Management Special Recognition for Membership Development Award for the 2012-13 academic year from Financial Management Association International. The award is given to those chapters

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 01, 2013

    Architecture department wins award

    Kansas State University’s landscape architecture/regional and community planning department was honored recently with two awards from the Kansas chapter of the American Planning Association. It’s the third year in a row that the department has received the chapter’s New Horizon Award,

  • November 01, 2013


    Robert Manley Ripley, Jr, 81, of Manhattan, died October 23, 2013, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born April 17, 1932, in Greenfield, Mass., the son of Robert Manley Ripley, Sr. and Ruth Lawrence Ripley. Mr. Ripley worked for General Electric and then on several dairy farms

  • Football | November 01, 2013

    Cats, Cyclones bound to play a close game

    When Kansas State and Iowa State get together for a football game, it’s probably going to godown to the wire. At least that’s how it’s been the last five times the teams have met — all Wildcats’ wins — with the game being decided

  • Football | November 01, 2013

    Once questionable K-State defense slowly turning into a strength


    Strong defenses helped carry the dominant Kansas State football teams for nearly a decade in Bill Snyder’s first tenure as head coach. And while this season’s defense has a long way to go before it joins the ranks of K-State’s all-time best,

  • Football | November 01, 2013

    Coaches expect defensive game

    In the last two weeks, the Iowa State football team has been outscored 129-34 in a pair of blowout losses. Sporting just one win through seven games, most wouldn’t think the Cyclones present much of a threat when they make the trip to Bill

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2013

    What makes the cost of housing in the area so much higher?

    More people, less available land and higher taxes are keeping housing costs up in Manhattan. Loren Pepperd, real estate agent and appraiser, said several factors inflate the cost of housing in Manhattan. He said Manhattan is mostly built on rock. Rock makes construction more expensive

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2013

    Blue Cross changes affect Kansans

    Yes, Kansans buying coverage from Blue Cross Blue Shield are protected from becoming uninsured because of the Affordable Care Act. However, keeping an equivalent medical insurance policy could cost a little bit more. A significant number of people buying policies in the individual market have

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