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  • Local |Kansas State University | October 14, 2014

    KSU veterinary medicine hosts reunion for Chinese students

    The U.S.-China Center for Animal Health in Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed special guests from the China Scholarship Council as part of a recent inaugural student reunion event. So far, 12 students from China have been sent to Kansas State

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | October 14, 2014

    Hale Library series presents four concerts

    The Friends of K-State Libraries group at Kansas State University is again presenting a season of music in a beautiful setting. All presentations in the Hale Library Concert Series begin at 7:30 p.m. on Hale Library’s fifth floor and include wine, dessert and chocolate.

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 13, 2014

    KSU offers pilot degree in KC area

    K-State Salina is expanding its aviation program to Kansas City. K-State Salina has partnered with Johnson County Community College and Air Associates of Kansas to offer a professional pilot degree in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Launching in fall 2015, the new program will have an

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

    Man held on bond of $150,000 in robbery

    A second arrest has been made in connection with an Oct. 8 robbery. Riley County police arrested Kaywaun Washington, 25, 3032 Kimball Ave. No. 5, at approximately 1:30 a.m. Sunday on charges of aggravated kidnapping, kidnapping and aggravated robbery. He is confined on a $150,000 bond. As previously reported, the

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 13, 2014

    Activists say KSU improving as place for LGBT students

    When he first arrived at Kansas State University in Manhattan from the Missouri Ozarks, Brandon Haddock thought he’d finally be able to focus on academics and get his doctorate after having spent much of the past 14 years advocating for gay rights. After all, he

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 13, 2014

    Landscape architecture students honored

    Two master’s reports and a project by students in the landscape architecture and regional and community planning department at Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning & Design are award winners from the Kansas American Planning Association. The awards were presented at the

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 13, 2014

    Combat medics test life-saving skills

    KUWAIT NAVAL BASE, Kuwait — Combat medics with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division participated in Table VIII, annual combat medic skills validation testing, Sept. 24 to 25 at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation beach. The

  • Local | October 12, 2014

    Star Wars-themed event encourages Jedi-like reading skills


    “I want to do it one more time,” said Kaiser Wymer, 7, on Saturday morning. Several children uttered variations of that phrase after going through the Jedi Training Academy outside of the Manhattan Public Library. The academy was part of Star Wars Reads Day, a national

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 12, 2014

    Author of controversial prairie burn study let go

    A researcher at Konza Prairie Biological Station who published a controversial article about prairie burns has learned that his contract won’t be renewed. Gene Towne, Kansas State University biology research associate and the Konza Prairie Biological Station fire chief, wrote about a 20-year study

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 12, 2014

    1st Infantry Division Band plays role in community, on post


    FORT RILEY — When most people think of Fort Riley and the Big Red One, images of soldiers, tanks and helicopters come to mind. People more familiar with the 1st Infantry Division will include another item to that list: its band. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jeffrey Price,

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