A woman stole a patrol car and led Geary County Sheriff’s deputies on a chase Sunday on I-70 near Manhattan. A sheriff’s department deputy stopped to help what appeared to be a disabled motorist at about 8 p.m. Sunday at mile marker 305, according
Student councils from 37 high schools and middle schools came to Manhattan Monday for the first time, bringing in a YouTube star as motivational speaker. “This is our first time hosting it,” Manhattan High School faculty StuCo sponsor Leslie Campbell said. “Since we’ve finished renovations,
Scientists at Kansas State University are playing the part of detectives looking for clues to help solve mysteries in human and animal health. By using a methodology known as syndromic surveillance, researchers isolate and characterize swine influenza viruses causing disease to support a collaborative project
A mid-afternoon shower didn’t stop the party in Aggieville Saturday as the business district celebrated its 125th birthday. The festivities featured entertainment, magicians, beer, a bouncy house, a car show, a street dance and a mini “Maker Faire.” Hundreds of people came out to
Eric Stonestreet and his “Modern Family” co-star Jesse Tyler Ferguson gave Manhattan a night of laughs and stories about their hit TV show Friday, but they made the night about the audience. The two, who portray a gay couple on “Modern Family,” opened the show
There’s a price to pay for getting caught breaking the law. The young woman sitting in a chair next to a desk in the Riley County Police Department’s Aggieville substation late Thursday night was about the learn this lesson. At 11:45 p.m., she
As temperatures start to cool, your home may find some extra company of the unwanted, long-tailed, furry kind. But when seeking to get rid of rodents, make sure you aren’t putting your pets at risk too, says a Kansas State University veterinarian. “Every year
K-State will highlight the importance of undergraduate research next week during Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Week, Sept. 22-26. “K-State has long excelled at involving undergraduates in research. “That no other state-supported university has more Goldwater Scholarship recipients is one especially high-profile testament to that
Kansas State University’s annual Family Day, Sept. 27, will celebrate the long-standing tradition of family involvement on campus. “K-State Family Day is an extremely special tradition,” said Cole Grieves, new student services assistant coordinator. “The 2014 event will celebrate 86 years of welcoming families to campus for
Jack Allston will be the new executive director of the Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation. Allston, who came from Rio Rancho, N.M., began the job on Sept. 1. He has spent almost 40 years in the field of economic development working throughout North America and Canada.
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