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  • Local |Kansas State University | May 02, 2014

    Daughter of Holocaust survivor describes her parents’ courtship

    Julie Kohner’s mother not only survived four concentration camps during the Holocaust, but in 1953, she was the first person to talk about her experience on national television. Kohner, a Holocaust educator and Jewish history scholar from Los Angeles, came to Kansas State University on

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Business | May 02, 2014

    Wilson, RCPD call truce

    Rusty Wilson and Riley County Police Department administrators appear prepared to put their disputes over alcohol violation enforcement procedures at Wilson’s bars behind them. Wilson, owner of Aggieville establishments Kite’s Grille and Bar and Rusty’s Mexican Grill, spoke to the Riley County

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 02, 2014

    Beer at Bramlage: Students propose solutions to problems they see at KSU

    Six K-State students seeking policy changes spoke to their peers Thursday in the Leadership Studies Building to gain support for their proposed solutions. Travis Smith, communications studies instructor, said this class project started in the 1980s with Phil Anderson, a former KSU speech communications professor.

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 02, 2014

    Florida couple gives $3M to K-State

    Kansas State University received a $3 million gift from two of its alumni, David and Ellie Everitt of Marco Island, Fla. David Everitt is a native of Concordia and is a 1975 graduate with a degree in industrial engineering. He is a member of the college’s

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 02, 2014

    Swanson seeks husband’s seat in Kansas House

    Susie Swanson, wife of state Rep. Vern Swanson, R-Clay Center, is making her bid for his 64th District seat. Vern, who was elected in 2006, said in March that he wouldn’t seek reelection in November. The 64th District started to include portions of Manhattan in 2012

  • Local |Business | May 02, 2014

    Taste of Downtown tickets on sale

    An evening of dining and charity in downtown awaits. That is if you can get a ticket. The inaugural Taste of Downtown will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. Downtown Manhattan Inc. and the Little Apple Optimist Club created this event. Similar to

  • Local |Business | May 01, 2014

    Organizers hoping for biggest-yet Sampler in Wamego

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    Sunshine and warm temperatures could make this year’s Kansas Sampler Festival the biggest yet, said festival director Julie Roller. Roller said Wamego — which won the bid to host the event for this year and next and is the smallest town to ever host it —

  • Local |Education | May 01, 2014

    MHS assistant principal resigns

    Manhattan High School’s east campus assistant principal Charlie Sprott has resigned from his position, and senior class assistant principal Dave Holloway will take over starting in the fall. Sprott is moving to Texas where his wife, Katherine Sprott, received a job at Lamar University,

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | May 01, 2014

    Officials propose 2015 joint projects

    Officials revealed proposed 2015 city/university fund projects Wednesday. Cindy Bontrager, K-State vice president for administration and finance, said this year’s projects are heavier on the city side. The city/university committee didn’t have enough members to vote on the $628,000 proposal at the meeting,

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 01, 2014

    Harms to lead kinesiology dept.

    Craig Harms, professor and authority on exercise physiology, has been named head of the kinesiology department in Kansas State University’s College of Human Ecology. The appointment is effective June 8. “I am very excited that Dr. Craig Harms will step into the role of head

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