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  • Local |Kansas State University | June 16, 2014

    Researchers create better methods to detect E. coli

    Kansas State University diagnosticians are helping the cattle industry save millions of dollars each year by developing earlier and accurate detection of E. coli. Lance Noll, master’s student in veterinary biomedical science, of Greensburg; T.G. Nagaraja, university distinguished professor of diagnostic medicine and

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 16, 2014

    El Nino could affect U.S. crops

    A Kansas State University senior agricultural economist says there’s a 70 percent chance an El Niño will arrive this fall — and that’s good news for the United States. Jay O’Neil, an instructor and specialist at the university’s International Grains Program, says

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 15, 2014

    Awarding of Victory Cup wraps up week of celebration on Fort Riley

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    FORT RILEY — After a week of competitions that ranged from flag football to water polo with nearly every soldier on post in participation, a battalion champion was crowned Friday at Custer Hill Parade Field. The Victory Cup is awarded to the battalion that combines for

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 15, 2014

    Suspect connected to local crimes

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    Jarrod Slick has a complex history with the justice system — both as a suspect and a victim. The 23-year-old former Manhattan High School student is suspected of killing his mother, 51-year-old Renee Coffey, a former Kansas State University professor, on May 18 at their home in

  • Local |Business | June 15, 2014

    Father-daughter dental practice brings family together

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    “You guys still like each other?” That’s a tease the father-daughter duo of Errol and Ellen Remsing sometimes hear at their business, Advanced Dental Arts at 4201-A Anderson Ave. They started it in 2006. “We built it together and started from scratch,” Errol said. It’

  • Local | June 15, 2014

    Flag Day offers time to honor vets

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    More than 30 people and one dog gathered for Flag Day on Saturday morning in front of City Hall. The dog — Cisco, a 14-month-old boxer — was with Joyce and Joe Latimer. “(Joe) is a vet, so we decided to come out for Flag Day,” Joyce said. “

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 15, 2014

    Funk says 1st ID ready if needed

    FORT RILEY — With sectarian violence again on the rise in Iraq, Maj. Gen. Paul Funk told battalions of soldiers Friday morning that the home of the Big Red One is ready if needed. A deteriorating Iraqi government has asked for more and more U.S.

  • Local |Business | June 15, 2014

    Ryan & Sons hires new Realtor

    Jan Connizzo has joined Ryan & Sons Realtors. She said she is eager to continue serving as a professional Realtor with Ryan & Sons. Jan has a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in Business Administration and served as the executive director of Shepherd’

  • Local |Business | June 15, 2014

    AIB International finance VP to retire

    Gary Skrdlant, AIB International’s vice president of Finance and administration, will retire from his role after more than three decades with the company. Most notably, Skrdlant was instrumental in expanding AIB’s reach to the UK, Mexico, and China. “After 32 years of loyal and

  • Local |Business | June 15, 2014

    Retirement party for 2parks employees

    Debbie Dugan and Mike Buchanan are retiring from the Manhattan Parks and Recreation department Friday, June 20. Dugan has spent 33 years with the department as an administrative supervisor. Buchanan has spent 31 years with the department as a recreation superintendent. There will be a reception from 1 to 4

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