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  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    EyeDoctors expands free glasses program

    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

  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    Former Ebert Mayo VP creates Paradoxx Design

    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

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 07, 2014

    Program helps students become state-approved mediators

    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

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 07, 2014

    Cancer prevalent in pets but treatable, says veterinarian

    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

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 05, 2014

    Currie: Upgrade next step for K-State athletes


    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.

  • Local |Business | December 05, 2014

    GTM opens new store for athletic apparel

    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

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 05, 2014

    Moran talks Obamacare while touring Mercy Regional


    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

  • Local |Education | December 05, 2014

    High school wants to prove physics is for everyone

    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

  • Local |Business | December 04, 2014

    Residential, commercial values continue climbing in county


    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

  • Local |Education | December 04, 2014

    Board pushes election changes

    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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