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  • Local |Kansas State University | February 20, 2014

    Vet students earn ‘wings’ with Air Force scholarships

    Two Kansas State University veterinary students recently earned their “wings.” First-year students Erica Hamman, Topeka, and Megan Guyan, Colfax, Calif., have been sworn in as second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force. The students were officially commissioned by being the recipients of the U.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 20, 2014

    ‘Taste of Costa Rica’ to be offered at K-State

    Paola Paez, professor of nutrition at the University of Costa Rica, will visit Kansas State University to share her knowledge on Costa Rican culture, cuisine, nutrition and food safety. “Food and Culture: A Taste of Costa Rica” will be presented by the College of Human

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2014

    Why you got the alert

    Some Manhattanites might have received an Amber Alert for 10-year-old Hailey Owens in Springfield, Mo., Tuesday night on their phones, but the communication system had an apparent glitch. The girl was abducted near her home around 5 p.m., and an Amber Alert was sent to

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | February 19, 2014

    City, KSU finalize projects

    The Manhattan City Commission finalized the 2014 city-university fund agreement during its Tuesday meeting. The commission previously included funding for the projects in the city budget, but Kansas State officials requested reallocation of funds. This included reallocating $80,000 from the Kimball Avenue sidewalk project to construct a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2014

    Riley County police prep for Fake Patty’s Day

    The Riley County Police Department is ready for Fake Patty’s Day. Police administration and Riley County law board members discussed the issue at a meeting Tuesday. “We’re ready for it. We don’t have any real changes in the plans from last year,”

  • Local |Education | February 19, 2014

    How distinguished MHS alumni make it to the wall


    A year after choosing no inductees, the Manhattan High School Alumni Association on Tuesday honored four alums who have been added to the MHS Wall of Fame. The inductees included twin brothers Fred and Don Lamb, Class of 1963, leaders in the study of astrophysics; the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2014

    Police confirm murder victim’s identity

    Police have confirmed that a body they found in rural Geary County last week is that of Amanda Clemons of Junction City, and they believe the death was a homicide, according to a report from the Junction City Police Department. Clemons, 24, went missing Feb. 10 when

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2014

    Manslaughter suspect in court

    Garrett Olson, 22, of Leonardville, appeared in court Tuesday afternoon for for the scheduling of a preliminary hearing in the death of a 17-year-old boy. The hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Friday, April 4 in Riley County District Court. Olson is charged with involuntary manslaughter

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 19, 2014

    KSU epidemiologist helping cats stay healthy

    A Kansas State University epidemiologist is helping cats, pet owners and soldiers stay healthy by studying feline tularemia and the factors that influence its prevalence. Ram Raghavan, assistant professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, and collaborative researchers have found that a certain combination of climate,

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 19, 2014

    K-State to host business, hospitality career fair

    Kansas State University students have the opportunity to meet with more than 100 employers at the 2014 Business & Hospitality Career Fair. Employers attending the fair will discuss full-time, part-time and internship opportunities with students.  The fair will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday,

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