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  • Local |Kansas State University | December 02, 2013

    Gifts should stir imagination, parents told

    When it comes to Christmas gifts for young children, Anna Nippert, instructor of early childhood education at Kansas State University’s College of Human Ecology, recommends parents be more focused on fostering imagination in their children than simply buying what is on their list. “Preschoolers

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 02, 2013

    Prof seeks perfect sports bra design

    One of the most important articles of clothing in women’s wardrobes and its contents are receiving a Kansas State University researcher’s undivided attention. Minyoung Suh, assistant professor of apparel, textiles and interior design, is researching the movement of breast tissue to develop a

  • Local |Business | December 01, 2013

    Big holiday tree shines in Little Apple

    Tree.phatch

    The Little Apple resembled the original Manhattan Friday night in the way it marked its first Festival of Lights. It celebrated big. Everything about the festival was big: the crowd of hundreds of people and the 50-foot Christmas tree that was the focus of the

  • Local | December 01, 2013

    Dodger gets second chance as seizure-detecting dog

    Ashley3.phatch

    Dodger waits patiently under the table at Early Edition restaurant. He lies there obediently as fragrant plates of sausage and bacon come out of the restaurant’s kitchen. When a bite of pancake falls on the floor, he licks his lips but holds his position.

  • Local |Education | December 01, 2013

    Manhattanite to receive degree from Washburn

    Shonica Cindy Murray, of Manhattan, is a candidate to receive a bachelor of science in nursing degree at Washburn University commencement exercises at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in Lee Arena at Petro Allied Health Center in Topeka. They will also be honored during a recognition and

  • Local |Education | December 01, 2013

    Three new teachers at Flint Hills Christian

    Three new teachers have been hired at Flint Hills Christian School – Mr. Zeboriah Carter, Mrs. Nikki Renberg and Miss Jessica Williams. As the new music teacher, Zeboriah Carter teaches music for all grades from K4 through 12th. His responsibilities include not only vocal music but

  • Local |Business | December 01, 2013

    Vanguard Home Designs expands in Manhattan

    Vanguard Home Designs recently moved to a larger location in Manhattan, near Westloop shopping center. “We are excited about the advantages of moving into this new facility will provide,” said Jim Hund, president of Vanguard. “This larger northeast Kansas location will better help us meet

  • Local |Business | December 01, 2013

    McCullough hires new team director

    McCullough Development, Inc. hired Andrea Metcalf to its team as the director of satellite operations. She is responsible for the operations of properties outside of the Manhattan area, including Junction City, Wichita, Topeka, Lawrence, Wamego, Indiana, Iowa, and Texas. Andrea earned her bachelor’s degree

  • I Wonder |Local |Men's Basketball |Women's Basketball | November 29, 2013

    What are the flashing lights at basketball games in Bramlage?

    Wonder1

    Q: Several times during each basketball game I attend at K-State’s Bramlage Coliseum, the big lights at the top of the arena flash like a flash camera. How come? A: It’s a secret plot that the Bob Huggins Mafia installed in the rafters

  • Local |Business | November 29, 2013

    Black Friday becoming earlier, more organized

    Blackfriday.phatch

    Black Friday is no longer on Friday, and it’s no longer quite so black. Or bleak. Incidents in recent years that resulted in injuries or even death of employees and shoppers have brought about a more organized, safer Black Friday system in some stores.

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