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  • Local |Business | September 01, 2013

    McCownGordon adds office in Manhattan

    In response to business growth and client demand, McCownGordon Construction of Kansas City, plans to open an office in Manhattan. “A core value of our company is the importance of lasting relationships with clients and partners such as architects, engineers and subcontractors,” said Ramin Cherafat,

  • Local |Business | September 01, 2013

    CivicPlus hires content developers

    The Content Development Department with CivicPlus hired two new team members, Danny Long and Sage TeBeest. Long attended Kansas State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in history. Prior to joining CivicPlus, Long was with Home Depot for seven years.  Long held

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 01, 2013

    Project seeks to improve Great Plains water sustainability

    An outpouring of research funds is helping a group of Kansas State University researchers study how human activity and climate change affect Central Great Plains water systems. The interdisciplinary group — which includes more than eight researchers across three colleges and six departments — has received a

  • Local |Business | August 30, 2013

    Lemon aid: Kids’ stand helps orphans in Haiti


    Many kids set up summer lemonade stands to make a little extra pocket money. A group of about 10 Manhattan children took this to the next level, raising hundreds of dollars and donating it to charity. “The Attic Club,” as the group of Lee Elementary students

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 30, 2013

    Dedication, statue unveiling are preludes to season-opener

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    The king of Kansas State football got a new castle Friday as coach Bill Snyder cut the ribbon on the $90 million West Stadium Center. Snyder joined K-State President Kirk Schulz, athletic director John Currie and Gov. Sam Brownback in a ceremony to open the 215,000 square

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 30, 2013

    K-State awards 2013 scholarships

    Kansas State University’s Division of Continuing Education has awarded more than 20 scholarships to students from across the country for the fall 2013 semester. These scholarships include the inaugural Allan D. Sicat Scholarship, given to military veterans or active duty military students working toward an undergraduate

  • Local |Fort Riley | August 30, 2013

    St. John’s school students visit ‘Demon Brigade’

    Students from Saint John’s Military School visited Fort Riley August 22 as part of the partnership between the school and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. A total of 46 students along with cadre from the school visited the 1st CAB

  • Local | August 29, 2013

    Cleo turns her final page at bookstore

    Last weekend saw the death of a longtime Aggieville figure: a tortoiseshell-colored cat named Cleo. The faithful companion who lived at The Dusty Bookshelf, 700 N. Manhattan Ave., spent 21 years among the books and left a lasting impression on the people she met in the store.

  • Local |Business | August 29, 2013

    August sales taxes down after big rise in July

    August sales tax receipts reversed a July boomlet and resumed a pattern of retreat that has generally held through 2013. Data made public by city officials Thursday showed that the city received $848,704 in sales tax receipts during the month, about $30,000 less than was received during the

  • Local |Kansas State University |Fort Riley | August 29, 2013

    K-State, Fort Riley renew partnership at ceremony

    Kansas State University and Fort Riley renewed their military-to-university community partnership at a signing ceremony Wednesday afternoon on the K-State campus. K-State president Kirk Schulz and Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general, signed a document reinforcing the

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