Two Manhattan elementary schools were closed Friday after power problems related to thunderstorms during the night. USD 383 director of communications and safety Michele Jones said Bergman Elementary lost power and Lee Elementary had an air conditioning problem related to the weather. Bergman and Lee are
City manager Ron Fehr said on Friday that Manhattan isn’t planning a citywide cleanup effort following Thursday night’s storms that downed trees and knocked out power. Forestry and public works crews will continue to remove tree branches and debris from public roadways, Fehr
The Friends of the K-State Libraries will present “Jazz in June: The Colors of Jazz,” featuring the Kansas State University Faculty Jazztet, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 12, in Hale Library’s Hemisphere Room. Guests will enjoy an evening of jazz, delicious snacks, wine and beer.
TOPEKA — Three area artists will participate in the 23rd annual Mulvane Art Fair at Washburn University on Saturday and Sunday. Kristin Collier of Alta Vista, Pake McNally of Belvue and Judith Willingham of Manhattan will be part of the 90-plus artists from 17 states who will
Entrepreneurs, mentors and College of Business Administration faculty and students came together recently to stimulate the Kansas startup economy with a kickoff event for the Kansas State University Launch a Business program. The program, which is sponsored by KS State Bank and the college’s
Two Kansas State University veterinary medical students recently placed in the 2015 Smithcors Student Veterinary History Essay Contest sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical History Society. The competition’s winning essays included those penned by the university’s Ellen Kim, Denver, Colorado, and Stephanie Liao, Pleasanton,
A local state House representative questioned the logic of passing an unbalanced budget. The Kansas House passed a $6.4 billion budget bill Wednesday with a 64-48 vote. However, the Legislature has not yet passed a tax bill, and the budget has a $400 million shortfall. Rep. Tom
Manhattan High School principal Greg Hoyt, and others in the room, shed a few tears as he talked about his former football coach Lew Lane at Wednesday’s school board meeting. Hoyt asked the Manhattan-Ogden school board to approve naming the Bishop Stadium playing field
Residents will celebrate the neighborly spirit of the city’s founders with block parties this weekend. Saturday is Manhattan Day, the 15th annual celebration of the city’s beginnings. The event honors the way that two groups of settlers in the middle of the 19th
USD 383 will employ fewer assistant preschool teachers, but the district will pay more for those positions. After preschool director Elisabeth Nelson told of problems trying to get a credential for assistant teachers required under the Kansas Preschool Program grant, the Manhattan-Ogden school board Wednesday unanimously
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