Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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  • Local |Kansas State University | July 23, 2015

    Researchers attack antibiotic resistance, shape public policy

    Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine researchers are looking at the growing problem of antibiotic resistance and are helping shape public policy on the issue to keep humans and animals healthy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that drug-resistant bacteria cause 2 million

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 23, 2015

    K-State veterinarian has tips for traveling with pets

    Taking your pet along on your upcoming vacation? A Kansas State University veterinarian says there are many factors to consider when planning your trip. “You need to make sure that the trip is suitable for your pet,” said Susan Nelson, clinical associate professor in clinical

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 23, 2015

    Two die in Clay County wreck

    Two people died and two others were injured in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in Clay County. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Kattie Hartley, 30, died at the scene, while the driver, Eldon Hartley, 61, died at Salina Regional Health Care Center. Both lived in

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | July 22, 2015

    K-State launching $1 billion campaign

    Kansas State University and the K-State Foundation are launching a campaign to raise $1 billion with a weekend of events in October. The drive, called the Innovation and Inspiration Campaign, aims to raise money for K-State’s pursuit of being a top-50 public research university by 2025.

  • Local |Fort Riley | July 22, 2015

    Fort Riley honors Lt. Gen. Richard Seitz at dedication


    Seventy-two years after Lt. Gen. Richard Seitz became the U.S. Army’s youngest battalion commander and two years after his death, soldiers at Fort Riley paused Wednesday morning to honor his memory during a dedication ceremony at the post’s training complex. Soldiers and

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | July 22, 2015

    City to split corridor design costs with KSU

    The Manhattan City Commission authorized design contracts Tuesday for work in the Kansas State University north corridor. The contracts are for a 30 percent design process to further define the anticipated improvements and budget after a preliminary north campus corridor study. Deputy city manager Jason Hilgers

  • Local |Business | July 22, 2015

    Revenue tops forecast at register of deeds office

    A change in mortgage registration fees hasn’t reduced county revenues as officials originally feared. Riley County register of deeds Debbie Regester said on Tuesday her office took in about $665,000 during the first half of 2015, compared to $637,000 over the same period in 2014. In the first

  • Local | July 22, 2015

    City Pool expected to reopen Thursday after poop problem

    City Pool in Manhattan was closed Wednesday for biohazard cleaning after a person defecated in it on Tuesday. The pool is expected to reopen Thursday. “Manhattan Parks and Recreation follows CDC recommendations for responding to fecal incidents in chlorinated recreation water venues,” said Angie Sutton,

  • Local |Business | July 22, 2015

    Owner cites shifting habits in closing Aggieville store

    The shift from dine-in to delivery by consumers contributed to the decision to close the Pizza Hut in Aggieville, restaurant officials said Tuesday. The Aggieville location will close at 11 p.m. Sunday after being open at 1121 Moro St. since October 1960. It is the oldest continuously

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | July 22, 2015

    City approves bonds for Manko expansion

    Manhattan city commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved issuing approximately $7.75 million in industrial revenue bonds for Manko Window Systems for a 19,000-square-foot expansion for storage and fabrication space at the facility at 800 Hayes Drive. Manko would make the lease payments to Kansas State Bank. The city

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