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  • Local |Business | October 14, 2014

    Gasoline drops below $3 a gallon

    Manhattan residents will have a little extra money in their wallets after filling up at area gas stations as the price of regular unleaded recently dipped to $2.99. Gas is now 23 cents less per gallon than a year ago, according to AAA of Kansas. Gas prices

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 14, 2014

    Commissioners want less gravel on county roads

    With winter just around the corner, Pottawatomie County commissioners want the amount of gravel placed on rural roads curtailed. Commissioners asked Jim Jenkins, assistant public works director, to reduce the amount of gravel on rural roads, since the gravel often ends up in ditches and

  • Local |Education | October 14, 2014

    Board to discuss online enrollment, registration

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will discuss online enrollment and registration for district students at its 6:30 p.m. Wednesday meeting. According to meeting agenda information, school officials are bringing the issue to board members after receiving feedback from parents at the last two central enrollment events

  • Local |Traffic | October 14, 2014

    Official gives report on rollover cleanup

    A semi tractor-trailer overturned just south of Westmoreland Oct. 7, spilling its load of gypsum and some fuel along K-99 Highway about 4 miles south of Westmoreland. Chris Trudo, emergency management director, told Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday this was the sixth semi rollover accident he has been

  • 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

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