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  • Local |Business | August 24, 2014

    Kicking up their boots, raising funds at Cattle Baron’s Ball

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    Combine equal parts dancing, drinks and food with friends and a scenic view, then stir in fundraising for a worthy cause. That was the Cattle Baron’s Ball on Saturday night. Now in its fifth year, the event attracted more than 400 cowboys and cowgirls to

  • Local |Business | August 24, 2014

    Viral challenge for ALS floods Manhattan

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    A wave of ice bucket challenge videos is flooding the nation, and not even Manhattan is safe. Everyone from former President George W. Bush to Justin Timberlake is pouring buckets of cold water over their heads to raise awareness and money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | August 24, 2014

    KSU offering Series 7 prep course for financial planners

    The personal financial planning program at Kansas State University is offering a first-of-its-kind credit course that prepares students to take the general securities licensing exam. The exam, called Series 7, is required by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority of registered representatives within broker-dealer financial services firms.

  • Local |Education |Business | August 24, 2014

    Project Search helps adults find jobs

    LAWRENCE — The transition from the safe environment of high school to the realities of the working world can be rough for anyone, but add a developmental disability and the road to the real world can be that much bumpier. To help navigate that path, one

  • Local |Education | August 24, 2014

    Manhattan woman awarded 3 college scholarships

    Jennifer Bliss, a junior in nursing at Pittsburg State University, was awarded the Isadore E. Delappe Nursing Scholarship, the State of Kansas Scholarship and the Ken Bateman Academic Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year, according to a press release from the college. She is the

  • Local |Education | August 24, 2014

    Manhattan High ACT scores above state, national averages

    The Manhattan High School ACT composite score has once again made it above state and national averages. The 2014 composite score for Manhattan High School was 23.1. The state average is 22 and the national average is 21. Last year’s MHS composite score was also 23.1. Comparing Kansas’ 2014 ACT

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2014

    Bates found guilty of indecent liberties

    Christopher Bates was found guilty of one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child on Thursday in Riley County District Court. After four-and-a-half hours of deliberation, the jury returned that verdict and a not-guilty verdict to another count of the same charge. Jurors reported

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 22, 2014

    KSU teaches new students the ropes in final session before classes

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    Kansas State University has placed more of an emphasis this year on making incoming freshmen more comfortable as they begin a new chapter in their lives. On Friday morning, the last group of incoming freshmen and new students went to orientation and enrollment. It was

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 22, 2014

    KSU under investigation for sexual assault complaint

    Kansas State University communications confirmed that the school is under investigation for a complaint about the way a sexual assault was handled. The university and 76 other colleges, including the University of Kansas, are being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 22, 2014

    Pinkall wins Emmy for role in Sochi Games

    Bryan Pinkall can add an Emmy to his list of accomplishments. Pinkall, assistant professor of music at K-State, served as manager of performance operations and direction for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony. He was part of the team that earned a Primetime Emmy

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