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  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Cosmetic surgeon opens office

    Triple-board certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. David A. Hendrick, has opened an office in Manhattan at Grand Mere Plaza. He is based out of Salina. Hendrick is currently accepting new patients at the office, Allure Sergical Arts. He specializes in breast surgery, Vasar liposuction, eyelid surgery,

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2013

    Greater Manhattan promotes two

    The executive board of the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation has promoted Vern Henricks president and CEO, and promoted Marla Brandon to vice president of finance. Henricks has served as CEO since starting with the Foundation in February. Henricks earned both his bachelor’s and master’

  • Local | December 20, 2013

    Kansas upbringing inspired artist who sculpted Kaw statue

    Artist.phatch

    He rode into town under the cover of darkness, bringing with him a “Peace Offering on the Blue.” Tom Ford, designer of new sculpture gracing the Fourth and Bluemont roundabout that was installed on Thursday, is no stranger to Manhattan — or to Kansas’ western heritage.

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 20, 2013

    Regents policy limits social media use

    University faculty and staff members around the state are likely to become wary of social media use. The Kansas Board of Regents unanimously passed a policy Wednesday that gave universities the authority to suspend, dismiss or fire employees — tenured or otherwise — due to improper use

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 20, 2013

    Officials identify soldiers in crash

    The Department of Defense has identified five Fort Riley soldiers killed in the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter in Afghanistan. The soldiers were members of the 1st Infantry Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade and went down in Now Bahar, Afghanistan Tuesday while there supporting

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University |Obituaries | December 20, 2013

    CEO and professor Graham dies

    John graham.phatch

    John R. Graham, a leader in the Manhattan academic and business community, died of cancer Friday at age 68. “He is a very dear friend, and I’m just broken up over it,” said C. Clyde Jones, K-State business college’s first dean. Graham, chairman and

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 20, 2013

    K-State students contribute to KC design studio

    A design study project to revitalize the Independence Avenue area of northeast Kansas City, Mo., has earned several Kansas State University students a distinguished recognition from the Kansas City chapter of the American Institutes of Architects. “Independence Avenue Urban Vision Study” by the urban design

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 20, 2013

    Fort Riley soldier charged with rape appears in court

    A Fort Riley soldier charged with sex crimes against three children appeared in court for a preliminary hearing Thursday afternoon in Riley County court. Christopher Bates, 31, was charged with three counts of rape, three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child and one count

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

    Gill: Seed theft could harm KSU’s relationship with China

    A Kansas State official is worried about the effect of an alleged seed theft conspiracy on the university’s relationship with China . Weiqiang Zhang of Manhattan and Wengui Yan of Stuttgart, Ark., were charged last week with conspiracy to steal trade secrets after allegedly providing

  • Local |Education | December 19, 2013

    USD 383 board weighs benefits of having virtual school program in-house

    A new USD 383 virtual school would involve a three-year build-up, officials said Wednesday during the school board meeting. The board decided to end the district’s contract with K12 Inc., the virtual school provider for iQ Academy Kansas, during its Dec. 4 meeting. The board gave

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