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  • Local |Fort Riley | September 11, 2014

    Group preps 2,000-plus pies ahead of fort’s Apple Day

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    There’s no doubt that Saturday’s Fall Apple Day Festival at Fort Riley will be jam-packed with various events for the public to enjoy. From tactical equipment displays to a petting zoo to historical reenactments, there’s no shortage of activities. But Apple Day

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 11, 2014

    2 plead not guilty in connection to McClendon death

    PHOENIX — Two men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of an Arizona State University student and Manhattan High graduate have pleaded not guilty. David Siegel and Matthew Farberov made their first appearances Wednesday in Maricopa County Superior Court on charges related

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 11, 2014

    Extra $50K allocated for bridge design

    Riley County will have to spend some money to save money on the McDowell Creek Road reconstruction project. The Riley County Commission approved an addendum to the county’s contract with the project’s designer, Olson Associates, during its meeting Thursday. It will cost $49,600 to

  • Local |Education | September 11, 2014

    MHS students semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

    Two Manhattan High School students were named semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation this week. Seniors Daniel Aramouni, the son of Adi and Mary Aramouni of Manhattan; and Roxanne Gehring, the daughter of Barbara and Richard Gehring of Manhattan, were among 16,000 semifinalists in the 60

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 11, 2014

    Army veterinarian-to-be ready to help four-legged defenders

    More than 2,500 dogs serve our nation in search and rescue, border patrol and deploying with our soldiers. But who serves man’s best friend? Michael White is one of those who will soon join the select group of veterinarians who have been caring for these

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 11, 2014

    College of Education wins national award

    Kansas State University’s College of Education received a 2014 LTG (Ret) H.G. “Pete” Taylor Partnership of Excellence Award for higher education from the Military Child Education Coalition at the coalition’s recent 16th National Training Seminar in Washington, D.C. The coalition is a

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 10, 2014

    KSU denies travel to parts of Africa

    In light of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Kansas State University is not approving the travel of university-sponsored students, faculty or staff to several countries in the region, and those who recently traveled from the region are being screened for the disease. A letter

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 10, 2014

    GOP group backs Sherow in 1st District

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    TOPEKA — A group of moderate former Republican state legislators Tuesday endorsed the Democratic nominee in the sprawling and heavily GOP 1st Congressional District of Kansas over conservative incumbent Tim Huelskamp. Democrat Jim Sherow, a 63-year-old Kansas State University history professor and former Manhattan mayor, had

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 10, 2014

    Revision would allow for more digital signs

    The Manhattan City Commission gave its support to the city’s revised sign regulations during a work session Tuesday. The main revision goals are making sign regulations more content neutral and introducing digital signs into the community. Senior planner Chad Bunger said the regulations, which

  • Local |Education | September 10, 2014

    Group’s workshop teaches parents how music can enhance learning

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    A group that advocates military children’s education taught some area parents this morning how music can help their kids learn and improve cognition. The mothers, some associated with the military and some not, gathered with their children at K-State’s Beach Museum of Art

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