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  • Local |Government, Politics | July 21, 2013

    The unpredictable life of a court services officer


    It takes a special kind of person to willingly walk into a situation that involves a repeat violent offender known to have a firearm, and the only thing between them and potentially being shot is a front door. Court service officers deal with experiences of

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 21, 2013

    Researches find Achilles heel in drug-resistant bacteria

    Kansas State University researchers are defeating persistent bacteria known for causing infections in hospitals. The bacteria, Enterococcus faecalis, are the second-leading cause of hospital-associated infections in the U.S., said Lynn Hancock, associate professor of biology and leader of the research. His team has discovered

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 21, 2013

    KSU researcher’s project potential can treat deafness, loss of balance

    The sounds of success are ringing at Kansas State University through a research project that has potential to treat human deafness and loss of balance. Philine Wangemann, university distinguished professor of anatomy and physiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and her international team have

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 21, 2013

    K-State starts the construction phase on several projects for 2025

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    Kansas State University is making improvements systemwide this summer. Work varies from major construction projects to various room and lab renovations and life safety improvements. “Kansas State University’s facilities and infrastructure must be able to meet the demands of a growing institution as we

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2013

    New Boston hires digital manager

    New Boston Creative Group, LLC, hired Chrissie Alquinta to be its digital marketing manager. A native of northern Virginia, Alquinta has worked in digital marketing for 10 years. At New Boston, she’ll offer clients her expertise in digital marketing campaigns, social media campaigns, lead generation,

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2013

    Resource coordinator earns distinction

    Cindy Jones-Diederich, Human Resources Coordinator, Big Lakes Developmental Center, Inc. recently earned certification as a senior professional in human resources. The certification, awarded by the HR Certification Institute, signifies that Diederich possesses the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2013

    Dental Associates hires new dentist

    Dental Associates of Manhattan is pleased to announce the addition of David Duniven, dentist, to the practice. Duniven was born and raised in Topeka.  He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.  He is a graduate of Creighton University School

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2013

    Dreiling to open new sports grill

    Dave Dreiling, local business owner, has decided to open a new sports grill in place of the defunct restaurant Local. Powercat Sports Grill will be in the same location as Local, between Rays Apple Mart and Max Fitness in the Village Plaza on Anderson Avenue.

  • Local |Education | July 19, 2013

    District, teachers set deal

    The Manhattan-Ogden school district and its teachers’ union reached a tentative agreement Thursday on a fiscal 2014 contract. Among the compensation aspects of the agreement are a 2.5 percent compensation package increase; an increase of $750 in the base salary, pushing the starting salary for a teacher to $35,650; 1.5

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 19, 2013

    City, county officials discuss idea of a new, combined courthouse

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    City and county commissioners Thursday raised the possibility of consolidating all court functions into a single new courthouse . Riley County Commissioner Dave Lewis said the county would like to partner with the city in building a new courthouse in or near downtown. He said doing

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