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  • Local |Education | November 03, 2013

    MATC dental program receives two grants

    The Manhattan Area Technical College’s Dental Hygiene Program received two grants from the Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation. A grant of $18,134 was awarded May 24 to purchase two portable operatories. This portable equipment is used by their students and faculty to treat long-term care patients

  • Local | November 02, 2013

    ‘Ransomware’ virus shows up on local computers

    A virus spreading around the world has infected Manhattan: a computer virus. Kansas State University, along with the radio station 1350 KMAN and area businesses have had their computers crashed by a virus called CryptoLocker, a category of virus called ransomware. “I’ve never seen anything

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 01, 2013

    What’s with the most-wanted list?


    Q: What could Dekenerick Dewayne Butler have said to a judge that would get him on a Riley County Most Wanted List for “contempt” and that be his only charge? Does he have a huge vocabulary? Or, is this the safest county in America?

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 01, 2013

    Two students chosen as KSU ambassadors

    Two students have been chosen to represent Kansas State University as the 2014 Student Ambassadors. Chance Berndt, junior in marketing and international studies, Herington, and Ava Clark, junior in industrial engineering, Overland Park, were announced as the ambassadors Oct. 26 during halftime at K-State’s Homecoming football

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | November 01, 2013

    Leaders turn out for airport expansion

    Manhattan got to take a bow Friday morning. Several state and community leaders turned out to applaud the expansion of Manhattan Regional Airport during the official groundbreaking ceremony. U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran congratulated the community for making MHK the second busiest and the fastest

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | November 01, 2013

    Local firm’s executives to interact with students

    Executives from GTM Sportswear will be at Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration to interact and recruit students during the college’s GTM Week, November 4-8. GTM Week will feature an information booth, networking opportunities, mock interviews, a seminar on how to make

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 01, 2013

    KSU group receives award

    The Financial Management Association National Honor Society chapter at Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration has earned the Financial Management Special Recognition for Membership Development Award for the 2012-13 academic year from Financial Management Association International. The award is given to those chapters

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 01, 2013

    Architecture department wins award

    Kansas State University’s landscape architecture/regional and community planning department was honored recently with two awards from the Kansas chapter of the American Planning Association. It’s the third year in a row that the department has received the chapter’s New Horizon Award,

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2013

    What makes the cost of housing in the area so much higher?

    More people, less available land and higher taxes are keeping housing costs up in Manhattan. Loren Pepperd, real estate agent and appraiser, said several factors inflate the cost of housing in Manhattan. He said Manhattan is mostly built on rock. Rock makes construction more expensive

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2013

    Blue Cross changes affect Kansans

    Yes, Kansans buying coverage from Blue Cross Blue Shield are protected from becoming uninsured because of the Affordable Care Act. However, keeping an equivalent medical insurance policy could cost a little bit more. A significant number of people buying policies in the individual market have

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