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  • Local |Business | April 04, 2015

    Hayden celebrates 11 years in business

    Hayden Orthodontics celebrates eleven years of service to Manhattan, Junction City, Wamego and the surrounding areas in the month of April. Dr. Curtis Hayden established Hayden Orthodontics eleven years ago this month. After more than 20 years of service as a naval dental officer, Hayden chose

  • Local |Business | April 04, 2015

    Intrust lender finishes leadership school

    Kevin Lull, commercial lender at INTRUST Bank, recently graduated from the Flint Hills Regional Leadership Program. From September 2014 through January, Lull was one of 20 participants selected for the program from Geary, Riley and Pottawatomie counties. Participants were exposed to historical perspectives of communities, key people,

  • Local |Business | April 04, 2015

    Shear Dynamics gets L’ANZA certification

    Shear Dynamics Salon and Spa Above the Plaza received their certification as the first and only L’ANZA Healing Haircare Center in Kansas. As an exclusive L’ANZA salon, every hair service at Shear Dynamics will now include professional products designed to heal, seal and

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2015

    Local fraternity receives distinction

    Theta Xi Chapter at Kansas State University was awarded the North-American Interfraternity Conference Award of Distinction. This award is given to only 10 chapters in the entire country out of the 6,326 fraternities across the U.S. Each year the NIC seeks to recognize outstanding contributions to

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2015

    Students show off mathematics skills at competion

    Five Kansas State University students beat the odds - and the evens - at the university’s recent 17th annual S. Thomas Parker Mathematics Competition. The competition is part of the annual nationwide Mathematics Awareness Month and is conducted to encourage Kansas State University students

  • Local |Education | April 04, 2015

    USD 383 students qualify for state media competition

    Several Manhattan-Ogden students qualified for state at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association regionals. They are Savannah Cherms and Elizabeth Underwood, yearbook copy writing; Halsey Camera, editorial cartoon; Tracy Le and Angie Moss, theme development and design; Alan Brown, yearbook sports writing; and Michelle Kurilla, advertising

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | April 03, 2015

    Schulz blasts tuition freeze

    Universities across Kansas would have to freeze their tuition for the next two years while state aid also would be flat, according to a proposal drafted Wednesday by legislators. Kansas State University president Kirk Schulz released a statement Friday speaking out against the tuition freeze

  • Local | April 03, 2015

    Passion drives volunteer firefighters to battle blazes across Riley County


    Beth McQuade wanted to be a volunteer firefighter five years ago. She even got so far as to submit an application, but then life got in the way — McQuade changed jobs and found herself with little time to spare, so firefighting fell by the wayside.

  • Local |Government & Politics | April 03, 2015

    Most city, school hopefuls regular voters

    About two-thirds of the candidates in local elections voted in all of the previous 10 elections. The 10 previous elections are 2008 general, 2009 city/school, 2010 primary and general, 2011 city/school, 2012 primary and general, 2013 city/school, and 2014 primary and general. There are six Manhattan City Commission candidates vying for

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 03, 2015

    K-State establishes Vet Med center for infectious diseases

    The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University is establishing a new center of excellence that will focus on helping to control infectious diseases in both humans and animals. On Wednesday, the Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases, or CEVBD, will be publicly launched

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