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  • Local |Business | June 30, 2013

    Ice company opens

    N’ICE, a wholesale ice company, is opening to fill a void left by Manhattan Ice during the south-end redevelopment project.  N’ICE sells eight and 20 pound bags of ice, and delivers to Manhattan and surrounding area.  To ask for quotes or to

  • Local |Business | June 30, 2013

    Chief investment officer retires

    David Weaver announced his retirement as chief investment officer for the Kansas State University Foundation effective Dec. 31. Weaver earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Kansas State University in 1970. He has more than 40 years of experience in agricultural, commercial and residential real estate

  • Local |Business | June 30, 2013

    CivicPlus hires more help

    Cory Young, originally from Clovis, N.M., and a Kansas State University graduate, joined the CivicPlus Content Development team.  Young graduated from K-State with a bachelor’s degree in computer science with an emphasis in software engineering.  While attending K-State, he was a

  • Local |Education | June 30, 2013

    Manhattan resident named endowed chair

    Janice M. “Jamie” Spikes, nursing faculty for the division/department of nursing for Kansas Wesleyan University, has been named the recipient of the A.J. Rice Endowed Chair of Nursing. The chair was established by Wesleyan to recognize an outstanding nurse-educator who upholds the strong

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 28, 2013

    Court accepts plea deal in prof’s sexual assault case


    Future outings to Aggieville are out of the question for a former K-State visiting assistant professor following his acceptance of a plea deal Thursday.  The deal closes the books on a drunken incident in 2007 in which he was accused of having assaulted a female

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | June 28, 2013

    Student loan rate petition is pushed


    With time running out for Congressional action to avoid a sharp increase in student loan rates, a small group of community members gathered Thursday at Triangle Park to protest the impending increase. The interest rate on federally subsidized Stafford student loans is set to double

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 28, 2013

    Tick-caused bobcat fever deadly to house cats

    Kansas State University veterinarians are warning pet owners to watch out for ticks carrying a disease that could kill cats. Cytauxzoon felis, also known as bobcat fever, is a blood parasite that infects domestic cats and has a very high death rate. Susan Nelson, a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 28, 2013

    Arrests made in Pott County burglaries

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has taken two individuals into custody for their alleged involvement in burglaries reported on Diamond Road in rural St.Marys and in the city of St.Marys. On Tuesday, detectives with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and the

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 28, 2013

    KSU asks for weapons exemption

    Kansas State University, along with the other Kansas Board of Regents schools, has formally requested a four-year exemption from allowing the concealed carry of weapons on campus. “This exemption will allow the adequate time to look at all aspects of how the new law impacts

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 27, 2013

    Former assistant professor sentenced to probation

    A former visiting assistant professor at Kansas State University entered an Alford plea Thursday afternoon on the amended charge of lewd and lascivious behavior for reportedly assaulting a female friend in 2007. In court, District Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced William Yankey, 29, to 36 months probation for the

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