Manhattan Area Technical College competed in a statewide, hand-on skills competition last month. The air conditioning competition was held on April 18 at MATC and the welding and auto collision competitions were held on April 23 in Wichita. There were over 150 different technical trade competitions that take
Dalton Harts, son of Terry and Ann Harts of Manhattan, graduated magna cum laude May 10 from the Berklee College of Music, Boston, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in electronic production and design. Berklee is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world,
The Manhattan High School class of 2014 will graduate at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum, 1800 College Ave. Principal Greg Hoyt said about 380 students will receive their diplomas during the ceremony. Commencement is expected to last a little more than two hours, he said. No
Area officials received information Thursday on the progress of Manhattan Area 2035, an update to the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan, last updated in 2003, and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy. Clarion Associates, the project’s lead consultant, presented during a joint meeting with the city and
A manufacturing company based in Manhattan is planning a $7 million capital investment in its local plant, which is expected to create 100 additional production jobs. Florence Manufacturing Company, a division of Gibraltar Industries, will employ more than 400 people in Manhattan after the incremental workforce expansion is
Three professors at K-State have been given the university’s highest honor. Faculty members Gary Pierzynski, professor and head of the agronomy department; Sandra Stith, professor of family studies and human services; and Bhadriraju Subramanyam, professor of postharvest production in the grain science and industry
What was expected to take most of the day Friday actually took about 20 minutes as a Leonardville man facing a charge of involuntary manslaughter waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Garrett Olson, 20, confirmed his decision to Judge Meryl Wilson in Riley County District Court.
While you’re counting calories and getting in extra exercise, you probably should be doing the same thing for your pets, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. A survey from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that about 53 percent of dogs are either
TOPEKA — A social media policy that supports academic freedom while retaining disciplinary language for those who abuse it is here to stay. The Kansas Board of Regents unanimously passed a revised version of the social media policy it adopted in December on Wednesday with no
It was a bit surreal to see World War II veterans holding modern weapons and shooting at a giant screen of computer-generated enemies Wednesday morning as a part of Fort Riley’s effort to honor the Battle of the Bulge and those who survived it.
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