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  • Local |Fort Riley | October 25, 2013

    Drone unit returns to Fort Riley

    Redeployment 7.phatch

    FORT RILEY — Staff Sgt David Weidemann held his daughter, 14-month-old Elsie, for the first time in nine months Thursday. “I watched her grow up through pictures and Skype,” he said. “I’m excited to see my daughter walk for the first time.” Weidemann is a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 25, 2013

    RCPD recognized for ‘hot spot’ technique

    The Riley County Police Department received an international award this week for its research on hot-spot policing. RCPD employees received the bronze award for “Initiative: Laser Point” at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Philadelphia, where RCPD employees spent Oct. 19 through Oct. 23

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Education | October 25, 2013

    Student, faculty member involved in altercation

    The Manhattan High School principal sent a notice to parents Thursday about an incident between a student and an employee. Principal Greg Hoyt told parents via email that an altercation occurred at MHS East Campus in the school’s restroom Wednesday. Officer Matthew Droge of

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    Arts and Sciences honors three with alumni awards

    Three distinguished alumni of Kansas State University’s College of Arts and Sciences received alumni awards from the college at a ceremony Thursday. Evan Stewart, a 1965 graduate in mathematics, and Steve Physioc, 1977 graduate of the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, received

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    Men’s choir marks 125 years this weekend

    The oldest student organization at K-State is celebrating its 125th anniversary this weekend. The Men’s Choir, previously known as the KSU Men’s Glee Club, was founded in 1888. A 125th Anniversary Alumni Choir and the precent K-State Men’s Choir will perform at 3 p.

  • Local |Business | October 24, 2013

    Allegiant labor woe to reach Manhattan?

    Manhattan-area travelers may be caught in the middle of an argument. The question is whether a labor dispute could postpone or disrupt service at Manhattan Regional Airport in early November. The Transport Workers Union has been running ads and making claims about the contract signed

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 24, 2013

    Gov. wants 50-year water plan


    Governor Sam Brownback opened the annual Governor’s Water Conference on the future of water in Kansas with a call to action. Brownback was speaking Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Manhattan. “We are at a pivotal moment in our state,” he

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 24, 2013

    Career Closet offers professional clothes for free

    At Kansas State University’s Career Closet, dressing for success is always in style. “A lot of students tell me they came to college thinking they wouldn’t need professional clothing,” said LaToya Farris, chair of the Career Closet at the university’s career and

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 24, 2013

    Chair to honor K-State professor

    An endowed chair is being established at Kansas State University in honor of K-State professor Bikram Gill. The endowed chair for wheat genetics research and breeding will be named for Gill, university distinguished professor of plant pathology and director of the Wheat Genetic Resource Center.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | October 24, 2013

    Parade, carnival at KSU homecoming


    Tales of K-State traditions have been shared throughout the week, and now alumni, fans and friends of K-State will be coming home this weekend for the K-State Homecoming: “A Tale of Tradition.”   This year’s homecoming celebration will conclude K-State’s sesquicentennial anniversary celebration.  The

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