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  • 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

  • Local |Business | April 06, 2014

    Coldwell Banker employees get awards

    Kelly Adams, President of Coldwell Banker Realty Group One, announced this year’s award recipients from the International Coldwell Banker Franchise company. Coldwell Banker has over 85,000 sales associates worldwide, with over 2,500 offices located in 51 countries. President’s Elite award This represents sales in the top 3

  • Local |Business | April 06, 2014

    Copeland Insurance wins agency award

    Buckeye Insurance Group announced that Copeland Insurance Agency, doing business in Manhattan, Riley, Wamego and Abilene, has received the prestigious Premier Agency award for 2013. This coveted award is presented annually to select independent insurance agencies representing Buckeye that receive highest acclaim for personalized customer service

  • Local |Business | April 06, 2014

    United Way hires donor coordinator

    Cheryl Boothe has been named to the position of donor relations coordinator at the United Way of Riley County. Boothe will have responsibility for developing donor relationships and working with volunteers as well as managing events. Boothe is originally from Manhattan, and earned a bachelor’

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    What’s like to come out as a pro athlete?


    Wade Davis’s mother told him she’d rather hear him say he was dying of cancer than have him tell her he was gay. It turned out to be years before she would embrace him for who he was, a different dynamic than when

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    K-State, AIB to join forces

    The Kansas State University Department of Grain Science and Industry and American Institute of Baking International are just down the road from each other. A few years from now, they could wind up under the same roof. The idea for the Global Center for Grain-Based

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