After a year of perfect attendance, a Manhattan High School student won a drawing and received a car as a reward for his efforts. Colton Joyce, a junior, was one of 24 students who qualified to enter a drawing to win a 2008 Nissan Sentra last week.
The Confucius Institute at K-State will be the 102nd Confucius Institute in the U.S. and the second institute in Kansas. Confucius Institutes promote, enhance and elevate understanding of the Chinese language and culture, as well as create exchanges between Chinese and U.S. academic
Home sales and values appear to be on the increase in Riley County. County appraiser Greg McHenry told county commissioners Thursday morning that 850 homes have been sold this year as of Aug. 22, which is 39 more than had been sold by the same date in 2013. The
USD 383 will spend about $450,000 for six buses to replace some that didn’t pass an annual inspection. The Manhattan-Ogden school board approved a request by the district’s transportation director, Doug Messer, at a Wednesday meeting. Five of the buses will be bought used at $69,669
The more regional leaders can agree on projects, the more likely it is that the Kansas Department of Transportation will fund them, said Stephanie Watts at a meeting Wednesday. “Projects that have involvement and support from multiple jurisdictions will have more of KDOT’s attention,”
Two individuals known for influencing public policy will be the speakers for the fall 2014 Lou Douglas Lecture Series on Public Issues at Kansas State University. The lecture series is sponsored by UFM Community Learning Center. Jeffrey Hollender, social entrepreneur and co-founder of Seventh Generation, will
A versatile chair design has earned a recent Kansas State University graduate a high finish at an international furniture-making competition. Richard Thompson, Olathe, a May 2014 master’s graduate in interior architecture and product design, won second place in the commercial design division of the International
Expansion of Manhattan Regional Airport will move forward even though wages for the federally-funded project could be pushed higher. The Manhattan City Commission approved Tuesday the contract for second phase of the Manhattan Regional Airport project. The Weitz Company, LLC, of Lenexa, the project’s
Manhattan’s growth is starting to level off, an official with the Kansas State University finance department said on Wednesday morning. Eric Higgins, head of the Kansas State University finance department, gave a report on the local economy to about 50 city and business officials at
A 722-unit apartment complex received initial approval from the Manhattan City Commission Tuesday. The commission unanimously approved the first reading of the annexation and rezoning of land for the proposed Trails at Manhattan planned unit development, which is 37.60 acres about 1,000 feet to the west of
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