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  • Local |Kansas State University | September 03, 2015

    K-State interns present research projects

    Six interns at Kansas State University’s Pollution Prevention Institute will conduct presentations on their research projects for Kansas industries from 1-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in Room 206 at the K-State Student Union. Five students from Kansas State University and one from Fort Hays State

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 02, 2015

    Group helps fill riding void

    A new club equestrian team at K-State means opportunities for students looking to ride competitively even as the university drops its varsity-level program at the end of this season. At a barbecue and open house hosted by the new western riding club Tuesday evening at

  • Local |Business | September 02, 2015

    City approves roundabout project for West Anderson

    Construction of a West Anderson Avenue roundabout is anticipated to begin in 2016. The Manhattan City Commission approved amending the city’s contract with BG Consultants Inc. of Manhattan, in the amount of $179,380.50 for the West Anderson Avenue Transportation Expansion project. The amendment allows for design

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 02, 2015

    KSU researcher IDs wheat gene that controls flowering

    A Kansas State University wheat geneticist is part of a breakthrough study that identifies one of the wheat genes that controls response to low temperature exposure, a process called vernalization. Natural variation in vernalization genes defines when the plant begins to flower and is critical

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 02, 2015

    Judge sets hearing dates for 5 arrested in August drug bust

    Preliminary hearings have been set for several people charged with drug-related crimes after Riley County Police Department officers executed a series of search warrants on Aug. 13. In Riley County District Court on Tuesday, Judge William Malcolm scheduled Sara Marie Boatman’s preliminary hearing for 9 a.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 01, 2015

    Theurer to serve time outlined in plea agreement

    A postdoctoral research fellow at Kansas State University was sentenced on Monday to nearly three and a half years in prison for killing two people while driving drunk, although it remains unclear how much time he will actually serve. In 2012, Miles Theurer was a veterinary

  • Local |Business | September 01, 2015

    10 years on, Animal Health Corridor reaps global recognition

    Ten years after its founding, just how firmly fixed in international awareness is the Kansas City-centered Animal Health Corridor? Monday night, hundreds of people gathered here, some from around the world, to celebrate the group’s 10th anniversary. On Tuesday, hundreds more are attending an

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 01, 2015

    KSU breaking ground on union, Seaton Hall

    Kansas State University will have groundbreakings this week for two major projects. The university will have a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for the $25-million K-State Student Union renovation. The ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. outside of the union’s north entrance. On Friday, K-State

  • Local |Education |Business | September 01, 2015

    Board to consider staff, administrator raises Wednesday

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will discuss approving pay increases for classified employees and administrators during its next meeting. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. According to agenda information, the USD 383 board will consider a 0.75-percent increase in wages,

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 01, 2015

    Commission reviews transportation plan

    The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday had a preliminary review of the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (FHMPO) long-range transportation plan––a federal requirement for the area to receive future federal funding for transportation projects. A portion of Pott County’s Blue Township, bordered on

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