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  • Local |Business | May 18, 2014

    Hospital hires two speech pathologists

    Mercy Regional Health Center hired Meg Vernon and Peggy Wiens as pediatric speech language pathologists. Vernon has more than seven years of experience as a speech language pathologist. In 2006, Meg earned her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin — Stevens Point in Speech Language

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 18, 2014

    Disease affects pets, humans

    Due to recent storms and flooding, a Kansas State University veterinarian is warning of a disease that spreads through water to both dogs and people. “The most important thing about leptospirosis is it’s a zoonotic disease, so dogs can transmit the disease to people,”

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 18, 2014

    KSU names undergrad research award winners

    Winners of Kansas State University’s first Kirmser Undergraduate Research Awards were recognized May 7 at Hale Library. Grand prize and honorable mentions were awarded for individual freshman, individual non-freshman and group. Individual grand prize winners received $1,000. Group grand prize winners shared a $3,000 award. The awards

  • Local |Business | May 18, 2014

    Local dentist retires after 30 years

    Dr. Roger Stevens of Dentistry By Design is retiring after serving the Manhattan area for more than 30 years as a dentist. He will now spend his time volunteering at community dental clinics and traveling as a clinical examiner for dental licensing boards. Dentistry By Design

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2014

    Rock Creek forensics team brings home awards from state championships, festival

    The Rock Creek Forensics Team ended one of its most successful years ever by bringing home the second place state trophy from Wichita on a May 3rd tournament. Three Mustang events won individual state championships. Chance Maginness won humorous solo acting, Jacy Johnston won oration,

  • Local |Education |Manhattan High School | May 18, 2014

    Bradley named to dance team

    TOPEKA — Kelsey Bradley, of Manhattan, has been named to the Washburn University Dancing Blues. The team is a group dedicated to professional, appropriate and entertaining performances that exhibit school spirit at athletic and other campus events. Bradley will be a freshman at Washburn in the

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2014

    MATC students win state competition

    Manhattan Area Technical College competed in a statewide, hand-on skills competition last month. The air conditioning competition was held on April 18 at MATC and the welding and auto collision competitions were held on April 23 in Wichita. There were over 150 different technical trade competitions that take

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2014

    Music student earns degree from Berklee

    Dalton Harts, son of Terry and Ann Harts of Manhattan, graduated magna cum laude May 10 from the Berklee College of Music, Boston, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in electronic production and design. Berklee is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world,

  • Local |Education | May 16, 2014

    Manhattan High set to graduate class of 380 on Sunday


    The Manhattan High School class of 2014 will graduate at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum, 1800 College Ave. Principal Greg Hoyt said about 380 students will receive their diplomas during the ceremony. Commencement is expected to last a little more than two hours, he said. No

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 16, 2014

    Area officials look to future

    Area officials received information Thursday on the progress of Manhattan Area 2035, an update to the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan, last updated in 2003, and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy. Clarion Associates, the project’s lead consultant, presented during a joint meeting with the city and

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