Fifteen sixth grade students from Manhattan-Ogden public schools earned honors at the recent Kansas History Day State Contest held recently at Washburn University in Topeka. Under the guidance of teacher Terry Healy, students began work in October of last year researching and developing projects analyzing
Serious crime was below recent seasonal averages here during the first quarter of 2013. RCPD Capt. Kurt Moldrup, chief of the patrol division, told county commissioners Monday that the frequency of serious “Part 1” crime during the January-March period was below the average for the past three
The City Commission will hold a special meeting Tuesday to approve issuance of bonds for the CivicPlus project downtown. The 5 p.m. session at City Hall is a follow-up to the Commission‘s approval last year of an economic development package facilitating the expansion of
Kansas State University has been named “Generous U” for its student philanthropy, K-State Proud, by the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy at Brandeis University. K-State Proud is a student-led, nationally recognized fundraising campaign for K-State. Guided by the leadership of Student Foundation, the
Riley County officers arrested a Manhattan man Saturday evening after he allegedly fondled a woman without her consent. Ralph Francis Walters, 58, 1131 Thurston St., was arrested for aggravated sexual battery after a 34-year-old woman accused him of fondling her breasts while she was intoxicated. Officer Matthew
The Federal Aviation Administration announced on Friday that the 149 air-traffic control towers slated for closure in June —including the one at Manhattan Regional Airport — will remain open though the end of September following the passage of a bill that restored funding to the FAA. Transportation
A Wamego house is among 10 Kansas properties nominated for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The Cassius and Adelia Baker House, 609 Elm St. in Wamego, was one of the houses selected by the Kansas Historical Society to move forward in the nomination process.
The Kansas Legislature returned Wednesday to wrap up its session, but whether the session is actually over is hazy because of in-fighting among the Republican leadership, said area legislators. “Nobody knows,” said Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan, of the ending. “Everybody’s speculating.” One thing that
Private donations are making a difference for cancer scientists at Kansas State University. “Saving lives through cancer research isn’t cheap,” said Rob Denell, director of the university’s Johnson Cancer Research Center and distinguished professor of biology. “And unlike cancer treatment providers who charge
The Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 will present an achievement award to Kansas State University for demonstrating commitment to improving sustainable food management practices. Becky Weber, Air and Waste Management Division director for EPA Region 7, will honor the university in an on-campus ceremony at 2 p.m.
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