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  • Local |Kansas State University | June 10, 2014

    KSU team stands out at wind competition

    Kansas State University’s Ruth Douglas Miller says the U.S. Department of Energy’s Collegiate Wind Competition proved to be a valuable experience for the university’s team. The competition, in Las Vegas in early May, challenged 10 universities across the country to design and

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 10, 2014

    Registration open for assisted deer hunt

    Youth and disabled hunters have until July 31 to apply for a limited 2014 assisted deer hunt at Tuttle Creek Lake. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Riley County Fish and Game Association, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 09, 2014

    K-State plans new multicultural center

    Kansas State University administrators are planning a new multicultural center for the school. “We have plans to design a multicultural center. I can confirm that,” said Ryan Swanson, K-State’s associate vice president for campus planning and facility management. “It’s really what makes the

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | June 09, 2014

    Yo-Yo Ma leads 2014-15 McCain schedule

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    Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, singer LeAnn Rimes, comedian Larry the Cable Guy, blues icon Buddy Guy and radio personality Garrison Keillor are among the acts set to perform next year at McCain Auditorium. The 2014-15 lineup was announced Sunday. The schedule, which features a total of 30

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 09, 2014

    Commissioners discuss faulty wind turbine

    The fate of one of Riley County’s wind turbines is up in the air. Public Works Director and County Engineer Leon Hobson told Riley County commissioners Monday morning one of its four turbines has had a tough time staying operational. The turbines — installed near

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 09, 2014

    Trial set in kidnapping, theft case

    Jury trials were scheduled on Monday for a Manhattan man facing kidnapping, aggravated robbery and theft charges in one case, and two counts of theft and one count of making false information in another case. Jerred Snyder, 30, stood before Riley County Judge John Bosch as

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 09, 2014

    Commission to tackle utility rates

    City commissioners will discuss utility rates Tuesday during a 2015 budget work session. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The proposed utility increases are four percent for water, three percent for wastewater, and four percent for residential and commercial stormwater. Carryover topics from

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | June 09, 2014

    Summit seeks to improve rural access to good food

    Local grocery stores are vital to rural America. But as small towns lose population to larger cities, the issue of finding healthful food in rural areas is a growing concern. To help small grocery store owners create sustainable solutions, Kansas State University is hosting the

  • Local | June 08, 2014

    Residents mark city’s founding with block parties

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    Manhattanites got a little neighborly on Saturday holding block parties across the city in celebration of Manhattan Day. The annual event honors the city’s founding in June of 1855, when two groups of settlers worked together to form the city. There were about 25 neighborhood parties

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 08, 2014

    Clay Center couple copes with death of 1-year-old son in SUV accident

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    CLAY CENTER — After suffering every parent’s worst nightmare, Bryan Dame and Ashleigh Cheramie are searching for understanding and healing. The couple’s son, 1-year-old Kael Dame, died in an accident Monday night after he was struck by an SUV in the grass parking lot

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