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  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | September 07, 2014

    New, speedy valuation appeals process could be costing county

    Since 1988 Riley County Appraiser Greg McHenry has made property valuations his career. Before he was appointed as the county’s appraiser in 2008, McHenry worked in the Riley County appraisal office as a staff member. During that 26-year span in the department, McHenry had lost just

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 07, 2014

    Researcher gets $2.52M grant for Army training

    A $2.52 million grant could help a K-State researcher change the way soldiers train. The National Institutes of Health awarded the money to assistant kinesiology professor Katie Heinrich, who is studying the effects of “high-intensity functional” training compared with usual methods of Army physical readiness training,

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | September 07, 2014

    Architects selected for student union revamp

    Partnering firms of Workshop Architects Inc. and Bowman Bowman Novick Inc. have been selected to design the final plans for the K-State Student Union renovation at Kansas State University. The firms are expected to begin planning phases on campus later in September. The selection means

  • Local |Business | September 07, 2014

    G&A Real Estate hires new Realtor

    G&A Real Estate Inc. has hired Realtor Anne Browne. Browne is a Manhattan native, a long-time local business owner and the safety and loss control director for Central Mechanical Construction. She said her interest in real estate comes from a background in construction

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 05, 2014

    Affadavit shows student’s death caused by heroin

    Gregory Haug Jr. may have provided Jordan Forbit with the heroin that killed him. Kansas State University police identified Haug, 21, also known as “Rory,” as having been with Forbit in the time leading up to the KSU freshman’s death on Nov. 20, 2013, in an arrest

  • Local |Education | September 05, 2014

    ‘Safe Zone’ shows students who’s willing to lend an ear

    Manhattan High School students who need help and resources for tough issues will know exactly which faculty and staff members to turn to with the help of the Safe Zone program. Safe Zone originally was created for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 05, 2014

    Officials: City Hall addition plan moving forward

    Planning continues for the proposed Department of Parks and Recreation expansion project, city officials said Thursday. In June, the Manhattan City Commission provided verbal support for the $1.8 million project, which would move the department from 1101 Fremont St. in City Park to an addition on the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 05, 2014

    Ogden man held for 4 felony counts

    An Ogden man was bound over on four felony counts after a preliminary hearing Friday for his role in an aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery in July. Timothy Holmes, 43, will face two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of aggravated burglary. An additional count

  • Local |Education | September 05, 2014

    MHS junior wins car for perfect attendance

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    After a year of perfect attendance, a Manhattan High School student won a drawing and received a car as a reward for his efforts. Colton Joyce, a junior, was one of 24 students who qualified to enter a drawing to win a 2008 Nissan Sentra last week.

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 05, 2014

    University establishes Confucius Institute

    The Confucius Institute at K-State will be the 102nd Confucius Institute in the U.S. and the second institute in Kansas. Confucius Institutes promote, enhance and elevate understanding of the Chinese language and culture, as well as create exchanges between Chinese and U.S. academic

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