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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 07, 2014

    Two arrested in JC drug investigation

    JUNCTION CITY — Two people were arrested and illegal drugs seized on Friday, wrapping up a month-long investigation.  The Junction City/Geary County Drug Operations Group, assisted by Junction City/Geary County SWAT, executed a search warrant at 512 S. Franklin St., Apt C, according to

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 07, 2014

    Commission to cover parks and recreation facility upgrades

    City commissioners will discuss facility upgrades in a joint work session with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board at 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The two boards will discuss hiring a consultant to develop a comprehensive strategy for parks and recreation venue upgrades. A

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 07, 2014

    KSU engineering college picks new department head

    William L. Dunn has been named department head of mechanical and nuclear engineering at Kansas State University. He had been serving as interim head of the department since August 2013. Dunn joined the College of Engineering faculty at the university in 2002 as an associate professor in

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    K-State professor’s work makes international festival


    A group from Kansas State University went to France — and found out it’s similar to Kansas in one particular way. Thirty-five degree mornings. Rainy. Overnight frosting. Sounds a lot like Kansas. “It wasn’t so great,” said Jessica Canfield, KSU assistant professor of landscape

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    Students show off souped-up bikes at K-State Open House


    From afar, Saturday’s open house on the Kansas State University campus could appear chaotic. When taking a closer look… it could still appear chaotic, as a multitude of individual moments took place within eyesight. Those moments all contributed to Saturday’s festivities, which gave

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    Engineering construction to begin

    Construction is set to begin Monday on the $40 million K-State College of Engineering expansion. Work on the project, at the corner of College Heights and Denison Avenue, will begin with site utility relocation, earthwork and demolition, according to a press release by the firm handling

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 06, 2014

    Woman released after bond reduced from $1M to $5,000


    A Manhattan woman accused of aiding her son in a September 2013 murder was released from jail earlier this week after her bond was reduced from $1 million to $5,000. Deputy Riley County District Attorney Barry Disney Friday afternoon confirmed that 50-year-old Christina Love was released on Tuesday

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 06, 2014

    Johnson named city engineer

    Brian Johnson has been promoted to city engineer, Manhattan city officials announced Friday. Johnson was a principal civil engineer for the city, and he will assume his new role immediately, announced Robert Ott, director of public works, in a press release. In his new role,

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    KSU business college starts golf event honoring late professor

    The College of Business Administration at Kansas State University will celebrate the legacy of John Graham, a dedicated alumnus, longtime colleague and friend of the college, with the inaugural John R. Graham Memorial Golf Classic on Saturday, April 26, at the Manhattan Country Club, 1531 N. 10th

  • Local |Business |Agriculture | April 06, 2014

    Rural livestock mixer business leads in agriculture industry

    Getting the mix just right. That’s vital, whether one is a cook, a chemist, a cattle feeder, a basketball team — or a business. Today we meet a Kansas company that has become a national leader in making mixers for livestock feed and more. Mike

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