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  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 06, 2013

    ONEOK Foundation makes $250K donation for K-State Welcome Center

    The ONEOK Foundation has made a commitment of $250,000 over five years in support of K-State’s new Welcome Center. A patio providing the threshold to the entrance of the K-State Welcome Center will be named the ONEOK Patio. ONEOK is the parent company of Kansas

  • Local |Business | October 06, 2013

    Vet joins Blue Hills Animal Hospital

    Blue Hills Animal Hospital hired Julie Ebert, DVM. She will practice routine wellness exams, surgery, dental and veterinary care. She has a special interest in behavioral medicine and exotic animal care. Ebert graduated from Kansas State University of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She also attended undergraduate

  • Local |Business | October 06, 2013

    AT&T upgrades local service

    AT&T U-verse customers in Manhattan can surf the Internet with faster speeds. U-verse customers can order home high speed Internet at speeds of up to 45 Mbps downstream and up to 6 Mbps upstream as part of its Velocity IP investment project. The project is

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 04, 2013

    Students meet Union architect

    The road to designing a new and improved K-State Student Union began this week. Workshop Architects of Milwaukee visited campus Wednesday through Friday to speak with members of the campus community about what they would like in a renovated student union. This is the first

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 04, 2013

    Gen. Myers: U.S. needs to take better care of veterans

    General.phatch

    Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman and retired General Richard Myers said Thursday that the country has to do a better job taking care of millions of current and future veterans. Myers, a retired Air Force general, Kansas State graduate and part-time KSU Foundation professor

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 04, 2013

    Brown denies abusing child

    A Salina man facing first-degree murder and child abuse charges in Riley County court denied abusing the 14-month-old boy he’s accused of beating to death. According to the Salina Journal, Antonio Brown, 29, took the stand Thursday and said he only disciplined his girlfriend’s

  • Local |Business | October 04, 2013

    Tree trimmers save power lines, forget streets

    Tree.phatch

    Tree trimming is good. Trimming too far, not so much. Just a quick glance at some older trees in downtown Manhattan that essentially have been in cut in half might suggest that there’s been some odd hacking and slashing. Several trees have been cut

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 04, 2013

    Unmanned systems to be highlighted at conference

    A three-day conference in October is highlighting opportunities for the state of Kansas resulting from the emerging unmanned systems industry. According to a recent national economic report, Kansas could see nearly $3 billion channeled into its economy during the next decade with such an industry. The

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 04, 2013

    Big 12 names Faculty Fellows

    Six Kansas State University assistant professors have been named Big 12 Faculty Fellows for their scholarly activities in teaching, research and service. The Big 12 Faculty Fellowship program offers faculty the opportunity to travel to other Big 12 institutions to participate in cross mentoring among universities, develop working

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 03, 2013

    Apple Day filled with delicious tradition

    Cutting.phatch

    The tradition of baking fall apple pies continues this week at Fort Riley. Soldiers and other volunteers from the community are baking pies for the Fall Apple Day Festival. Beginning last Sunday, volunteers peeled apples and started mixing ingredients for the festival, which will take

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