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  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | September 06, 2015

    County says most tax sale funds come from threat of selling

    Riley County’s most recent tax sale brought in close to $500,000 for the county — not from the sale itself but because the threat of a tax sale was enough to motivate a large majority of property owners to pay off their back taxes. Delinquent property

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 06, 2015

    City works to prepare community survey

    The Manhattan City Commission will help finalize questions for a community survey during a work session on Tuesday. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The city is looking for community feedback on some of the upcoming issues that city officials will have

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | September 06, 2015

    K-State Salina lecture series features former Gov. Carlin

    SALINA — As the components of higher education, such as state funding, tuition costs and curriculum demands, continue to vary each year in Kansas, questions about the importance of a college degree are growing. Kansas State University Salina’s latest installment of the Civic Lecture Series

  • 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

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