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  • Local |Kansas State University | June 25, 2014

    $1 million gift to fund Seaton Hall expansion at K-State

    The College of Architecture, Planning and Design at Kansas State University received a $1 million donation from the William T. Kemper Foundation, based in Kansas City, Mo. The donation will help with a $75 million project to renovate 80,000 square feet of Seaton Hall and add 114,000 square feet

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 25, 2014

    KSU to stop using Windows XP

    Windows XP computers will be blocked from using the Kansas State University network starting today. That’s because Microsoft ended support of the Windows XP operating system on April 8. The ended support means that there would be no security updates for the operating system, making

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 25, 2014

    Professor: Protect horses, yourself from mosquitoes now

    Start thinking now about protecting yourself and your horse from West Nile virus, said a Kansas State University veterinarian. Beth Davis, professor and head of the equine medicine and surgery section at the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Health Center, says there was an

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 24, 2014

    Manhattan part of national child sex trafficking sting

    Two children were recovered and seven people were arrested over the past week in an operation targeting child sex trafficking in cities in Kansas and Missouri including Manhattan, federal officials announced on Monday. The FBI Kansas City Division worked with local, state and other federal

  • Local |Traffic | June 24, 2014

    Two-car accident delays traffic on Seth Child

    Wreck.phatch

    Drivers in lunch-hour traffic experienced delays Monday afternoon following a two-vehicle accident on Seth Child Road near the Amherst Avenue intersection. Riley County police said no major injuries were reported as a result of the accident, which occurred at about 12:30 p.m. Both cars involved —

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 24, 2014

    Officials discuss dealing with mental health issues

    Providing better strategies for dealing with mental health issues was a focal point Monday at the intergovernmental luncheon. Rick Cagen, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Kansas, discussed the concept of a crisis intervention team (CIT), which is a partnership between

  • Local |Education | June 24, 2014

    Board to discuss financial reports

    Members of the Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 school board will discuss their 2013-14 financial reports at a 6:30 p.m. meeting on Wednesday. The reports of expenditures and balances come near the end of the fiscal year. According to agenda information, appropriations for the district were $37,850,538 for the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 24, 2014

    Bowman sentenced to 17 years for robbery

    A man arrested for robbing a Manhattan convenience store in November was sentenced on Monday to 206 months in prison. Riley County Judge Meryl Wilson ordered the sentence after denying a request from 22-year-old Travis Bowman’s attorney, Phleymon Yau, for a downward departure to a

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 24, 2014

    County to decide on old hospital building

    The Pottawatomie County Commission is expected to decide soon whether or not to purchase the former DeChairo Hospital building at Westmoreland. Jim Moore, president of Farmers State Bank, Westmoreland, told commissioners Monday that if the county is not interested, the bank plans to put the

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 24, 2014

    KSU scientists help unravel nature of Higgs boson

    New physics research involving Kansas State University faculty members has helped shed light on how our universe works. A recently published study in the journal Nature Physics reports scientists have found evidence that the Higgs boson — a fundamental particle proposed in 1964 and discovered in 2012 — is

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