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  • Local |Kansas State University | October 24, 2013

    K-State named 8th fittest campus

    K-State is the eighth fittest college in the United States, according to the Active Times. The fitness website ranked the top 50 colleges based on athletic facilities and team sports participation, campus dining and quality of student life. K-State earned its high ranking for the Chester

  • Local |Education | October 24, 2013

    School board will begin exploring bond issue

    USD 383 will begin exploring a bond issue after discussion Wednesday during the school board’s fall retreat. The retreat involved discussion on how to approach renovation needs at College Hill Preschool and Manhattan High east campus – continuing talks from the previous months. The board received

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 23, 2013

    K-State greeks get an early start on homecoming window art

    Jenny Dolezal and Becky Brady of Gamma Phi Beta sorority kept glancing at their phones, waiting for 10 am. They arrived early Tuesday for the start of the Paint the ’Ville, a homecoming tradition during which Greek campus organizations to paint the windows of Aggieville businesses.

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 23, 2013

    Oklahoma company gives $70M to KSU

    The KSU Foundation recently received a gift valued at $70 million — its largest gift ever — for the College of Engineering. Dolese Bros. Co., an Oklahoma City-based producer of construction materials, gave $70 million each in stock to the foundations at K-State, Oklahoma State and the University of

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 23, 2013

    Commander: Budget woes affecting Legion


    The American Legion exists to help veterans, and recent budget debates have made that mission more difficult, the organization’s national commander said. Dan Dellinger, the top officer of the American Legion, spoke at Post 17 in Manhattan Wednesday morning. Dellinger said the organization offers crucial

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 23, 2013

    6 vehicles reported stolen from Manhattan businesses

    Six vehicles were stolen from three Manhattan businesses between 6 pm Sunday night and 8 am Monday morning, according to a report from Pottawatomie County authorities. On Monday, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Frieling Auto Sales, 7846 U.S. Highway 24, reporting three stolen

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 23, 2013

    Pottawatomie County officials still looking for man

    WESTMORELAND — The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is still seeking information about a Westmoreland man who has been missing since March.   According to a report from Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat, Jeremiah Joseph Perry, 21, was last known to be in Tioga, North Dakota on April 12.

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 23, 2013

    Professionals sharing expertise with business students

    In more than 41 classes taking place Wednesday through Friday at Kansas State University, faculty members in the College of Business Administration are giving their seats to industry professionals. Twenty-nine executives have been matched with courses that are relevant to their expertise as part of the

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 22, 2013

    New uses sought for court building

    WESTMORELAND — Two Pottawatomie County commissioners would like to see the old courthouse at Westmoreland refurbished and put back to use. A third said it depends on available funds and that voters should have a say in the matter. Responding to concerns of representatives of the

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 22, 2013

    Six past secretaries offer their views on the future of agriculture


    Six former US agriculture secretaries discussed the future of the industry Monday evening at McCain Auditorium as a part of the Landon Lecture series. K-State President Kirk Schulz said it was especially fitting for the panel to convene during the university’s 150th anniversary celebration

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