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  • Local |Business | October 20, 2013

    CivicPlus adds to staff

    The CivicPlus marketing team added Leslie Keister to the team as the marketing campaign coordinator. With her extensive experience in the field as marketing manager from companies such as Time Warner Cable, and Social Security Solutions, she will be a great fit for the company.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | October 19, 2013

    Missing man found dead in Utah

    A Manhattan man missing for seven weeks was found dead in Utah Friday after a hitchhiker spotted his car at the bottom of a ravine, police said. Utah Highway Patrol contacted Riley County police on Friday, saying that the man, David Welch, 54, had been discovered

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 18, 2013

    Pulitzer-winning author visits troops featured in Iraq memoir

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    Iraq War veterans came on Thursday to hear a journalist tell their stories of battle — and the troubles some of them faced when their duty was done. David Finkel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter from The Washington Post, spoke at the Kansas State University Alumni Center

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | October 18, 2013

    19-year-old man dies in crash

    A 19-year-old Manhattan man died after he was ejected from his vehicle in a collision early Friday morning. Brett Mock, 2704 Maise Circle, was injured after his 2003 Toyota pickup driving east on Northfield Road went off the road and struck several vehicles parked in the driveway

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 18, 2013

    City’s homepage to be revamped

    It’s a facelift. The home page of the city of Manhattan’s website will look a little different on Monday, said City Clerk Gary Fees. Manhattan-based CivicPlus, a company that develops websites for local governments across the country, is using the city’s site

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 18, 2013

    Local activities put chemistry in spotlight

    Kansas State University’s local section of the American Chemical Society is partnering with the university’s chemistry department to host several events during National Chemistry Week. The groups will have a variety of chemistry-related books on display at the Manhattan Public Library next week,

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 18, 2013

    Master plan focus of talk

    The new Kansas State University campus master plan will be discussed at the Emeritus Group fall luncheon at noon Tuesday, October 29, at the Holiday Inn at the Campus. Ruth A. Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs and a professor of electrical and computer engineering

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 17, 2013

    Local federal parks, offices open again as government shutdown ends

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    Everyone’s back to work. For now, at least. With Congress passing a last-minute bill to raise the debt ceiling and end the partial government shutdown — pending another battle over the budget — federal employees in Manhattan returned to work Thursday. “We’re thrilled,” said Heather

  • Local |Education | October 17, 2013

    District looks to close ACT gap

    Carol Adams, executive director of teaching and learning, told the USD 383 school board Wednesday that work is needed to close the achievement gap between white and minority students. Adams used the ACT as an example of where the district could set goals. The average scores

  • Local |Agriculture | October 17, 2013

    Regulations lag for use of drones in farming

    The same drone technology that is used for military strikes in the Middle East is also being adapted by farmers here in Kansas. Unmanned aircraft systems, commonly called drones, were the topic of a conference Monday through Wednesday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan.

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