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  • Local |Kansas State University | August 26, 2014

    Study finds gender linked to type of vehicle crash

    Gender is often related to what type of severe or fatal crash a young male or young female driver will be involved in, according to a Kansas State University study. The university’s Sunanda Dissanayake, professor of civil engineering, and Niranga Amarasingha, doctoral student in

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 25, 2014

    RCPD prepares for gameday traffic

    With students back in Manhattan and Kansas State football back in business Saturday, Riley County is preparing for the excitement. During Monday morning’s county commission meeting Lt. Erin Freidline of the Riley County Police Department reported that her fellow officers are preparing for gameday

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 25, 2014

    Man charged in student’s 2013 death

    Riley County police on Saturday arrested an Olathe man in connection with the November 2013 death of Kansas State University freshman Jordan Forbit. Police reported Gregory Haug Jr., 21, was arrested for involuntary manslaughter stemming from Forbit’s death. He was also arrested on charges of possession

  • Local |Business | August 24, 2014

    Aggieville planning blowout for 125th

    Aggieville is planning a big bash next month to celebrate its 125th birthday. Kansas’ oldest business district will mark the occasion by closing down Moro for a street fair and dance Sept. 20. The festivities will include a 63-foot Ferris wheel in the Varney’s Bookstore

  • Local |Business | August 24, 2014

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

    Cattle3.phatch

    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

    Ned.phatch

    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

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