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  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    New officers graduate

    Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter congratulated 52 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) Friday, May 24. The new officers were members of the 223rd basic training class at the center. Located one mile west and one mile south

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    Engrain promotes Manhattanite

    Engrain, a local enzyme technology development company, has promoted its logistics specialist, Taylor McFall, to sales manager of global accounts. With the promotion, McFall will be traveling from Manhattan to Nairobi, Kenya’s capitol city. There, McFall will be responsible for logistics development, distribution, and

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    Kansas CUA creates think tank

    It’s not surprising that the Kansas Credit Union Association’s Innovation Lab Think Tank team imagined using technology to better serve their members. After all, more and more organizations are turning to technological advances to increase efficiencies, provide more conveniences and grow end-user satisfaction.&

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    Boys & Girls Club receives grant

    Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan received a technology grant from Cox Communications. This $11,000 grant will be used to purchase upgrades to the Cox Communications Technology Lab which will supplement learning and tutoring at the club. The technology will be used year-round for academic activities

  • Local |Education | August 16, 2013

    Principals at MHS, Eisenhower, adjusting to their new jobs

    Newell.phatch

    Eisenhower Middle School Principal Tracy Newell plans to put up a saying in his office that applies to the way he approaches student learning. “‘When you go fishing, you don’t use bait that you like, you use bait that the fish like,’” he said.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | August 16, 2013

    Regents’ tuition plan shot down

    Members of the Kansas Board of Regents concluded a two-day retreat Friday by informally prioritizing restoration of legislatively imposed spending reductions. Regents are expected to ratify a full legislative agenda next month. There were reports that Regents toyed with the idea of offering to keep

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 16, 2013

    Police warn residents following rape report

    The Riley County Police Department and the Kansas State University Police Department are cautioning the public about walking alone at night after a sexual assault was reported in the early morning of August 11 in the area of the university campus. The victim in this case

  • Local | August 16, 2013

    New bench honors man who loved City Park

    Every morning, no matter the weather or temperature outside, Bill Michel could be found walking around City Park or the linear trail. In the afternoons, he would huddle together with a group of retired men drinking coffee and discussing any and all the news buzzing

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 16, 2013

    KSU professor named crop science fellow

    Kansas State University agronomy professor Dan Sweeney has been named a Crop Science Society of America Fellow for 2013. He will be honored at the annual Crop Science Society of America meeting in Tampa, Fl. in November. The Fellow designation is the highest recognition bestowed by

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 16, 2013

    KSU offers new online education courses

    Promoting effective K-12 teaching is the focus of new online course work offered by the College of Education at Kansas State University. This collection of courses, called Effective Practice: Teaching in Today’s World, will provide K-12 teachers and paraprofessionals with the knowledge and skills

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