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  • Local |Kansas State University | February 28, 2014

    Vaniers give $60M to KSU

    Kansas State University has received $60 million — the largest private donation in the school’s history — from the Jack Vanier family. University President Kirk Schulz announced the gift, which is structured to provide $40 million to benefit students, faculty, programs and facilities on both the Manhattan and

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2014

    Sorting through the stacks at library’s annual book sale

    Librarybooksale.phatch

    From Barbara Delinsky and John Grisham to J.R.R. Tolkien and the most obscure authors, a lot of great reads will be available for purchase at the Manhattan Public Library’s annual book sale this weekend. And cheap, of course: All of the books

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 28, 2014

    Highland files for re-election

    Ron Highland of Wamego has filed for re-election for his seat in the Kansas House of Representatives. Highland represents the 51st district. His first term began in 2013. He is the vice-chair of the House Special Committee on All-Day Kindergarten and also serves on the education,

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2014

    Wamego native suits up Olympians

    When U.S. Olympic speed skaters were zooming around the track in Sochi the past few weeks, they wore specially designed suits that a Wamego native helped create. Derek Wassom is a biomechanical engineer at Dynamic Athletics, which collected data that Under Armour used to

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 28, 2014

    Spring enrollment numbers reach record high at K-State

    More than 23,200 students are enrolled at Kansas State University for the spring semester — a record number and more diverse than ever before. The record enrollment is just one part of the story, said Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and dean of students. The

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | February 28, 2014

    Irish group to present McCain show

    The McCain Performance Series is bringing a bit of the Emerald Isle to Kansas State University with a performance by the musical group Danú at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, in McCain Auditorium. Danú offers an authentic Irish experience by using traditional instruments, including the flute,

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2014

    Mercy Regional to become Via Christi Hospital in sale

    Hospital.phatch

    Say farewell to Mercy Regional Health Center. No, Manhattan’s signature, 150-bed hospital isn’t going anywhere — but it officially changed ownership on Friday. Mercy now belongs fully to Via Christi Health, a Catholic, not-for-profit organization of medical facilities that is the largest health care

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 27, 2014

    Model U.N. team captures awards

    Kansas State University’s Model United Nations team has successfully returned to competition. The team won three awards at the 54th Midwest Model U.N. Conference in St. Louis, Feb. 19-22. It was the first Kansas State University team to compete at a regional Model

  • Local |Business | February 27, 2014

    Manhattanite wins jackpot

    A Manhattan resident won half a million dollars in Monday night’s Super Kansas Cash drawing. The winner, who asked to remain anonymous, matched all the numbers on a quick pick ticket for a jackpot of $563,881, the Kansas Lottery announced Wednesday. The lucky Super Kansas

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 27, 2014

    Noted architect to speak

    A noted San Diego architect will be the speaker for the Architecture Distinguished Lecture Series at Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign. Jonathan Segal, a fellow of the American Institute of Architects, will present “Architect as Developer” at 4 p.

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