The EyeDoctors Gift of Glasses, a program has gave free eye exams and free glasses in northeast Kansas since 1984, is expanding. For every pair of glasses purchased at The EyeDoctors, 3012 Anderson, a pair of glasses is donated to someone in need. The glasses are given
Betty Mattingly-Ebert has founded Paradoxx Design, LLC. The firm provides commercial interior design, space planning and programming, and furniture and furnishings specification services for private and public clients. Typical projects include retail and office, higher education, university housing and student life, and multi-family residential. Prior
As part of a new conflict resolution program, Kansas State University students are becoming eligible for state approval as mediators and are helping families and Kansas communities. The College of Human Ecology’s School of Family Studies and Human Services has started offering opportunities to
About 50 percent of dogs and 33 percent of cats 10 years and older will develop cancer. A Kansas State University veterinarian says depending upon the type of cancer, it may be very treatable. Mary Lynn Higginbotham, assistant professor of oncology in the university’s College of Veterinary
As K-State athletic director John Currie walked through the maze-like halls of Vanier Football Complex earlier this week, crews were removing items from it in full force. In front of the main entry, workers removed bricks engraved with names of the football program’s supporters.
GTM has opened a new store on McCall Road selling the athletic clothes it has offered online and in its catalog for years. The homegrown company, which is Manhattan’s largest private employer with about 850 local employees, had a ribbon cutting for the store Thursday
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran said he expects repeal of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, to come up for vote again now that Republicans have a majority in Congress. The senator toured Mercy Regional Health Center Friday morning, learning about updates
WICHITA — There’s a physics revolution in the works at North High School in Wichita, and science teacher Hannah Kelderman couldn’t be happier. In the past, physics — the branch of science that deals with properties of matter and energy — was for “those kids,” Kelderman
Home prices and commercial property prices are up in Riley County. County appraiser Greg McHenry told county commissioners Thursday morning the median sale price for homes in November was $175,000, compared with a price of $164,500 during the same time last year. The average sale price for 2014
Manhattan Ogden school board members on Wednesday asked area legislators to work with their fellow lawmakers to retract a requirement for school districts to hold elections with mail-in ballots separately from other elections. The measure was put in House Bill 2506, which passed in April and
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