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  • Local |Business | April 07, 2014

    Van Kuren: Dispute won’t affect air service

    No need to be nervous about MHK. Regular flights from Manhattan to Dallas and Chicago are not likely to disappear, despite a labor battle that appears certain to gut American Eagle Airlines. Airport manager Peter Van Kuren acknowledged Monday that there could be some changes

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | April 07, 2014

    Developer floats plans for downtown ‘speakeasy’

    Booze isn’t illegal anymore, but you may have to knock twice and give the password if plans for a new downtown bar come to fruition. Local developer Ward Morgan, who owns properties such as the new Hibachi Hut and other downtown ventures, showed Riley

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 07, 2014

    Onaga man dies in car accident

    ONAGA — A 69-year-old Clay Center man died after a two-vehicle accident near Onaga on Sunday. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said in a report that Don Collette died following the accident, which occurred around 2 p.m. on K- 16, east of Lincoln Road. Collette, driving a 2000

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | April 07, 2014

    RCPD: Crime down so far this year

    Riley County Police Captain Kurt Moldrup had mostly good news for county commissioners in his update Monday. Crime in the county is down almost across the board so far this year and trends suggest it will stay down. So far, “Part I” crime offenses are 17.1

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 07, 2014

    Two arrested in JC drug investigation

    JUNCTION CITY — Two people were arrested and illegal drugs seized on Friday, wrapping up a month-long investigation.  The Junction City/Geary County Drug Operations Group, assisted by Junction City/Geary County SWAT, executed a search warrant at 512 S. Franklin St., Apt C, according to

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 07, 2014

    Commission to cover parks and recreation facility upgrades

    City commissioners will discuss facility upgrades in a joint work session with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board at 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The two boards will discuss hiring a consultant to develop a comprehensive strategy for parks and recreation venue upgrades. A

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 07, 2014

    KSU engineering college picks new department head

    William L. Dunn has been named department head of mechanical and nuclear engineering at Kansas State University. He had been serving as interim head of the department since August 2013. Dunn joined the College of Engineering faculty at the university in 2002 as an associate professor in

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    K-State professor’s work makes international festival

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    A group from Kansas State University went to France — and found out it’s similar to Kansas in one particular way. Thirty-five degree mornings. Rainy. Overnight frosting. Sounds a lot like Kansas. “It wasn’t so great,” said Jessica Canfield, KSU assistant professor of landscape

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    Students show off souped-up bikes at K-State Open House

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    From afar, Saturday’s open house on the Kansas State University campus could appear chaotic. When taking a closer look… it could still appear chaotic, as a multitude of individual moments took place within eyesight. Those moments all contributed to Saturday’s festivities, which gave

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    Engineering construction to begin

    Construction is set to begin Monday on the $40 million K-State College of Engineering expansion. Work on the project, at the corner of College Heights and Denison Avenue, will begin with site utility relocation, earthwork and demolition, according to a press release by the firm handling

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