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  • Local |Fort Riley | October 20, 2013

    Fort Riley soliders gearing up to train in Africa

    FORT RILEY — Here on the Kansas plains, thousands of soldiers once bound for Iraq or Afghanistan are gearing up for missions in Africa as part of a new Pentagon strategy to train and advise indigenous forces to tackle emerging terrorist threats and other security risks

  • Local | October 20, 2013

    Miss Kansas comes home to run in 5K at K-State

    Theresa Vail, the reigning Miss Kansas, will be coming back to Manhattan on Sunday to participate in K-State’s Homecoming 5K race. Vail has created a program called The Miss K Fitness Challenge, in which she challenges women to run a race with her once

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 20, 2013

    Homecoming: Fall K-State event has changed since 1915

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    John Bender coached the K-State football team for only the 1915 season, but that season brought the concept of homecoming and the Wildcats to life. Going into the season, Bender dubbed his team the “Wildcats” because he thought it would represent the scrappy attitude the team

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    Local graduates from Neb. College

    Michael Leuthold, a 2011 graduate of Manhattan High, graduated from Southeast Community College in Milford, Neb. on Sept. 20 with an associate’s degree. Concordia Tractor, Inc. (CTI) John Deere in Wamego sponsored Leuthold to achieve a two-year associate’s degree with John Deere TECH. The TECH

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    USD 383 teacher gets state honor

    Terry Healy, a gifted education teacher at Woodrow Wilson and Marlatt elementary schools, has been named the 2013 Kansas History Teacher of the Year. The award is cosponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, HISTORY and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation on behalf

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    Schools get awards for scores

    Northview Elementary School and Eisenhower Middle School have both received Challenge Award Certificates of Merit from the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force. The award recognizes schools for outstanding achievement and uncommon accomplishment based on Kansas Assessment results from 2013 and other qualifying factors, specifically

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    Conference helps women negotiate

    About 70 undergraduate and graduate students attended the Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshops on October 6 and 7 to help college women gain the knowledge and skills to negotiate salaries and benefits. There were three-hour workshops presented by Annie Houle, National Director, Campus and Community Initiatives, WAGE Project.

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    New USD 383 foundation board

    The Manhattan-Ogden Public Schools Foundation has announced officers of the board of directors for the coming year. They are Jim Morrison, president; Dirk Daveline, vice president; Erin Dunlap, treasurer; and Heather Lansdowne, secretary. In addition, Ingrid Logan joins the board of directors as a member

  • Local |Business | October 20, 2013

    CivicPlus adds to staff

    The CivicPlus marketing team added Leslie Keister to the team as the marketing campaign coordinator. With her extensive experience in the field as marketing manager from companies such as Time Warner Cable, and Social Security Solutions, she will be a great fit for the company.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | October 19, 2013

    Missing man found dead in Utah

    A Manhattan man missing for seven weeks was found dead in Utah Friday after a hitchhiker spotted his car at the bottom of a ravine, police said. Utah Highway Patrol contacted Riley County police on Friday, saying that the man, David Welch, 54, had been discovered

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