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  • Local |Kansas State University | September 06, 2015

    High schools students to learn about college at ‘Just For Juniors’

    High school juniors from Manhattan and the surrounding area will have a chance to learn firsthand about college life at the K-State Alumni Association’s Just For Juniors event Sept. 28 at the K-State Alumni Center, 100 Alumni Center, 1720 Anderson Ave. Registration and the career mingling session

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 06, 2015

    K-State showcase goes to KC area

    High school students from the Greater Kansas City area are invited to learn more about college life with the help of Kansas State University. K-State Celebrates, a showcase for future students, will be Wednesday at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park. “I am proud that

  • Local |Business | September 05, 2015

    Kansas company gives firefighters tools to beat wildfires

    Let’s go to California, where firefighters are battling a wildfire with high quality hand tools produced by a company halfway across the nation in rural Kansas. These hand tools are also serving gardeners, growers and others around the nation and beyond. Loren Kisby is

  • Local |Education | September 05, 2015

    4 Fort Riley spouses each get $5,000 grants

    Four Fort Riley spouses each were recently awarded $5,000 grants to pursue their higher education goals. Corvias Foundation, a private, charitable foundation and the charitable arm of Corvias Group, announced the grants this week. The foundation announced the following recipients at Fort Riley: • Sina Carwell, a

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | September 04, 2015

    KSU gives ‘all clear’ as police search for robbers

    Classes were delayed on Friday morning as Kansas State University was placed on lockdown for several hours after a man possibly involved in an early-morning armed robbery ran onto campus while being chased by police. After searching the campus for about four hours and failing

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 04, 2015

    Annual pep rally draws K-State fans to City Park

    Power2.mercury

    The first night of this year’s Purple Power Play in the Park introduced a few possible additions to the event’s title: pythons, pancakes and puppies. In addition to a pep rally, performances by local groups and speeches by K-State coaches and players, the

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 04, 2015

    Ceremony kicks off Seaton Hall renovation

    K-State broke ground Friday on a project that will give its architecture program a home befitting its reputation. Seaton Hall, home to the university’s College of Architecture, Planning and Design, will undergo a $75 million renovation and expansion that will preserve elements of some of

  • Local |Business | September 04, 2015

    Bike program looking to expand as current stock dwindles

    Bikes.mercury

    The city’s new free bicycle-share program had about 16.7 percent of its bicycles available to ride as of Friday morning. Since the launch of the Green Apple Bikes program on Aug. 23, it’s a bit of a hunt to find a bicycle depending on where

  • Local |Education | September 04, 2015

    Bluemont students return to class after water line break

    A water line broke on the ground floor of Bluemont Elementary School at about 9:15 a.m. Friday. Students were evacuated and remained outside the building for about 45 minutes. By 11:30 a.m., principal Kathy Stitt said classes were resuming as normal without the use of the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | September 04, 2015

    Pott. County sheriff names chase suspects

    Officials released the names of two people who were arrested after a high-speed chase in Pottawatomie County early Thursday. Dalton Flax, 19, Wichita, was arrested for theft, obstruction of justice and driving with a suspended license. James Shirely, 21, Wichita, was arrested for theft and obstruction of

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