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  • Local |Kansas State University | February 04, 2013

    Product developed at KSU incorporates omega 3 fatty acids in beef product

    Think of it as a hamburger with all the most healthful fish qualities. A Manhattan-based firm will begin marketing later this month a ground beef product enriched with omega 3 fatty acids, the substance prevalent in fish that has been shown to reduce heart disease, cholesterol

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 04, 2013

    Home sale activity climbs in 2012

    Riley County commissioners learned Monday that housing values here grew during 2012. Delivering an annual update tied to the pending release of individual home valuations, appraisal analyst Allen Todd said there were 933 residential sales in the county during 2012, up from 838 in 2011. The local data was part

  • Local |Traffic | February 04, 2013

    Woman is fatally hurt in crash here

    A Manhattan woman died Saturday night as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident that afternoon. Betty Clark, 88, was airlifted to Stormont-Vail Hospital following initial treatment, according to a report filed by the Kansas Highway Patrol. Clark died at the hospital. She was

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 04, 2013

    Manko expansion project on city’s Tuesday agenda

    City commissioners plan to hold a public hearing and discuss issuing about $6.7 million in industrial revenue refunding and improvement bonds for Manko Window Systems, Inc. Tuesday. City manager Ron Fehr said $1.7 million will be for refinancing of existing bonds in order to take advantage of

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 04, 2013

    K-State to offer engineering carer fair

    The opportunity for Kansas State University students to network with more than 140 employers over a two-day period will be offered at the 2013 Engineering Career Fair. The fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 12 and 13 on the second floor of the K-State

  • Local | February 03, 2013

    Hundreds take the plunge for a good cause


    Batman, a prison inmate and a polar bear ran into a cold lake Saturday. It’s kind of an odd grouping, but it was for a good cause: raising money for Special Olympics Kansas. The 6th Polar Plunge occurred at Tuttle Creek State Park with

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 03, 2013

    Differing views on size and role of government drive all issues in Topeka

    Proposals dealing with changing the judiciary or the tax system are important. But to members of the area delegation, the 2013 session of the Kansas Legislature actually amounts to a “great debate” over the broader size and role of government. State Rep. Tom Phillips made that

  • Local |Education | February 03, 2013

    No thicket too dense for county’s champion speller


    He avoided a wolverine and navigated a gondola. When he emerged unscathed from a thicket, Brett Seaton won the championship of the Riley County Spelling Bee Saturday. A fifth grader at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary, Brett is the son of Jacqi and Ned Seaton. He claimed

  • Local |Education | February 03, 2013

    Students from China come to Manhattan to experience American life and

    With willie.phatch

    With the Super Bowl happening Sunday, it’s only natural for the Markson household to talk about it. “What’s the Super Bowl?” their house guest, William, asked. As the father, Nick Markson, explained the game to William, it illustrated why William was there. William

  • Local |Kansas State University |Going To College | February 03, 2013

    Kansas State University fall 2012 graduates

    More than 1,300 students have completed degree requirements from Kansas State University. Degrees earned include more than 1,050 bachelor’s, nearly 260 master’s, more than 55 doctorates and several associate degrees. Some students earned multiple degrees. Earning the university’s top graduation honor, summa cum laude, were 32 students,

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