When it comes to infecting humans and animals, bacteria need a helping hand. Kansas State University biochemists have found the helping hand: groups of tiny protein loops on the surface of cells. These loops are similar to the fingers of a hand, and by observing
You’d think it would be fairly simple to trace the impact of e-cigarettes in the Manhattan area. But you’d be wrong. These little smokeless nicotine dispensers have caused headaches for every organization that’s gone near them (medical agencies, governmental bodies, trade groups,
Philanthropic gifts and commitments to Kansas State University set a record in the past 12 months, totaling $211 million. According to a K-State report, the figure for the fiscal year ending June 30 set a record in charitable giving in the 70-year history of the Kansas State University
The city commission will vote Tuesday on whether to accept Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant funds for the next phase of the Manhattan Regional Airport passenger terminal project. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. When completed, the terminal building will grow from 12,500
A Manhattan man was stabbed in the arm early Saturday morning after a reported road rage incident led to a heated argument between him and an unknown woman in the 1100 block of North Third Street. Riley County police responded to the area at about 2:15 a.
Riley County police arrested a Clifton woman Saturday evening for a slew of offenses connected to a domestic battery report and for attempting to bite a law enforcement officer. Desiree Kane, 31, was arrested at 9:50 p.m. after police performed a traffic stop in the 500 block
Manhattan teenagers are preparing for a new step toward independence as they wrap up what they’ve learned in drivers education, taking their big tests this week. Some of the 120 summer drivers ed students describe themselves as confident drivers, having already started on the road
The smell of good barbecue is hard to resist. Some barbecue is better than others. The Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County Police Department held their fourth-annual barbecue competition during the Relay for Life event Saturday at City Park. Famous Dave’s donated 120 pounds of
Despite the state’s new law reducing local government’s ability to regulate unconcealed carry, there are now fewer places you can openly carry firearms in Manhattan. The new law, which started July 1, prohibits local government from banning open carry on private property or outdoors
Scott Morgan wants the office of secretary of state to return to a “tradition of quiet competence,” almost a “non-partisan” role. He says that’s a far cry from what it has become under current Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. To Morgan, Kobach has
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