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  • Local |Kansas State University | August 14, 2014

    Purple Power Play set for 2nd year at City Park with music, carnival

    Purple Power Play in the Park is returning on Aug. 28 and 29 at City Park. The festival will remain in City Park after moving there in 2013 because of construction on Poyntz Avenue, the longtime host for the event. The annual event, which began in 1988, is a

  • Local |Business | August 13, 2014

    How the under-40 set is making its mark in Manhattan business

    Culbertson.phatch

    Ask the movers and shakers around town, and they’ll tell you that Manhattan commerce is filled with a pool of talented young professionals ready to fill positions in a dynamic, growing business scene here. Not only that, but you’ll notice that this new

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | August 13, 2014

    Commission wants deadline for fixes to justice center

    C1.8413.court.outside.phatch

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners want written assurance that 13 warranty items at the new justice center at Westmoreland will be handled in a timely manner. Commissioners Monday declined to approve a final payment of $39,351 to Treanor Architects and KBS, the project’s general contractor, until it received

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 13, 2014

    K-State device among Top 100 technologies of the year

    Kansas State University engineers have developed a lithium-based neutron detector that is being recognized as one of the year’s Top 100 newly developed technologies. R&D Magazine is recognizing Douglas McGregor, professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, and his research team with a 2014 R&

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 13, 2014

    Prof circumvents Mideast conflict to study chameleons

    Understanding the physiology of a very tiny animal can pose some very large challenges, such as working in a Middle East trouble spot. After returning from a trip to study the hematology of the Mediterranean chameleon in July, a Kansas State University veterinary medicine researcher

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 13, 2014

    Defendant in kidnapping, robbery case granted more time after attorney change

    Jerred Snyder and his attorney have been given more time to prepare for his upcoming jury trials. Riley County District Judge John Bosch granted the request from Snyder’s attorney, Jillian Waesche, on Monday. Waesche was appointed to represent Snyder on July 28, about a month

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 13, 2014

    National accounting group honors K-State’s Deines

    A Kansas State University accounting professor has received the Special Recognition Award from the American Institute of CPAs. Dan Deines, the KPMG Ralph Crouch professor of accounting in the university’s College of Business Administration, is the 23rd recipient of award, which is given to

  • Local |Education | August 12, 2014

    Teary parents send kids off to kindergarten

    School2.phatch

    Yellow buses loaded and book bags packed, Manhattan-Ogden students went back to school today, a summer vacation over once again. At Lee Elementary School, the class of 2027 started kindergarten by gathering in the school’s music room. Most of the children were ready to begin

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | August 12, 2014

    Sierra Club criticizes decision to take air monitor off-line

    The Kansas Sierra Club on Monday criticized the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s push to shut off the air quality monitor more than a year ago at the Konza Prairie Biological Station. As The Mercury reported oat the time, this monitor, which had

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 12, 2014

    Man’s rape sentence amended to 77 years

    Riley County Chief Judge Meryl Wilson on Monday sentenced convicted rapist Tony Lewis to 77 years in prison for three incidents in 2009 involving Manhattan women. Wilson originally sentenced the 24-year-old, former Fort Riley soldier in 2010 to five life sentences for two counts of rape, three counts

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