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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Q: Is NBAF really going to get built?
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
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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