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  • Local |Kansas State University | November 08, 2013

    KSU test detects dog virus earlier

    A new test developed at the Kansas State University Diagnostic Laboratory is leading to earlier detection of a severe —- and potentially fatal — virus that affects dogs, especially puppies. Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious worldwide disease that involves both domestic and wild canines. It

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 07, 2013

    Eastes named director of parks deparment

    Eddie Eastes has been named the new director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Manhattan. City manager Ron R. Fehr announced the appointment on Thursday. Eastes was selected from an initial pool of more than 55 applicants in a national search, and chosen from

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | November 07, 2013

    Water prices increasing for high-volume users

    City commissioners have decided to increase rates for large volume water users in Manhattan. City finance director Bernie Hayen told commissioners at their Tuesday meeting that a 4 percent increase in water rates —  for high-volume customers only — would continue a 5-year plan to flatten water

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 07, 2013

    Missing girl found in trafficking case

    A registered sex offender was arrested in a Wichita case that involved a 16-year-old Manhattan girl. Chivas Andre Taylor, 25, was arrested by Wichita police on human trafficking and drug charges Tuesday afternoon. Lt. Doug Nolte of the Wichita Police Department said Taylor was staying at

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 07, 2013

    City approves another extension for hotel


    City commissioners Tuesday night approved a three-month extension for Noble Hospitality on finalizing the purchase of Lot 9 in the south end of the Downtown Redevelopment. Colin Noble, owner of Noble Hospitality, asked for the extension to close the deal on a piece of property owned

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 07, 2013

    Feline diseases focus of work

    If cats really had nine lives, one reason might be to help deal with the wide variety of diseases that threaten feline health. Yunjeong Kim, a research assistant professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, has developed a research approach that

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 07, 2013

    Journalism school due for reaccreditation

    The AQ Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University has been recommended for reaccreditation by a site team from the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. The team visited the campus

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | November 06, 2013

    Is NBAF still happening? Slowly, and almost surely


    Q: Is NBAF really going to get built?

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | November 06, 2013

    City approves change to airport design

    Airport graphic a8-5.phatch

    City commissioners approved a change to the design of the passenger terminal expansion at the Manhattan Regional Airport Tuesday night. The change order will nick the city for an additional $197,875. “It’s circumstance that brings us here, not poor planning,” said airport director Peter Van

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Education | November 06, 2013

    Local school under lockout after dispute

    A Manhattan elementary school has been in a lockout since Friday, locking its front door and keeping children inside for recesses, district officials said. Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, 312 N. Juliette Ave., has locked its front door for the last several days because of a domestic

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