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  • Local |Kansas State University | January 27, 2013

    Agricultural industry career fair Wednesday

    Kansas State University students will get the chance to connect with potential employers in the agricultural industry at the 2013 Agri-Industry Career Fair. More than 75 businesses, agencies and organizations will be on campus from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the K-State Student Union Ballroom

  • Local |Education | January 27, 2013

    2 Bergman students win state-wide stock market game

    Two sixth-grade girls from Bergman Elementary School recently won first place in a state-wide stock market contest. Lauren Cassou and Ann Mandy won the competition, called The Stock Market Game, which was for sixth, seventh and eighth graders. Each student got $50,000 in pretend money to

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 25, 2013

    Peters Recreation Complex sees influx of patrons as new expansion opens


    A new rock-climbing wall in K-State’s expansion of Peters Recreation Complex has brought an avalanche of people within the first few days of its opening. The 36-foot indoor climbing wall attracted hundreds of people on Tuesday alone, said Clint Hafliger, associate director of recreation

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 25, 2013

    Carlin responds to judge proposal

    A proposed Kansas constitutional amendment changing the appointment process for Court of Appeals judges and Kansas Supreme Court justices made it to the House floor Thursday, and drew sharp criticism from State Rep. Sydney Carlin in the process. “I’m never in favor of amending

  • Local |Obituaries | January 25, 2013

    Influential local librarian dies at 89

    Margaret Elizabeth Gates, director of the Manhattan Public Library for a quarter century, died Saturday in Boulder, Colo. She was 89. Gates’ career in libraries began as a K-State student in 1945 when she joined the staff of the Manhattan Public Library, then situated in the Carnegie

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 25, 2013

    KSU professor, student win diversity awards

    Kansas State University’s two newest Commerce Bank Presidential awardees are working to make the university a better place for everyone At a recognition reception from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the K-State Alumni Center, Angela Muhwezi, senior in biology and pre-dentistry, Wichita, will receive

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 24, 2013

    County divvies up board posts

    Assignment to various boards was at the top of new commissioners Ron Wells and Bob Boyd’s agenda Thursday. Along with returning commissioner Dave Lewis, the newcomers went through which would be assigned to the 18 boards usually containing a commission member, among them the Riley

  • Local | January 24, 2013

    CivicPlus breaks ground on planned mixed-use building

    CivicPlus broke ground Wednesday afternoon on a new five-story building on the southwest corner of Fourth and Pierre streets. Though the current building on the property, which had housed Manhattan Appliance and Sleep Source, has not yet been razed, local officials and representatives of the

  • Local | January 24, 2013

    GTM to open high-tech addition

    The CivicPlus groundbreaking was one of two notable business-related developments here/On Thursday morning, officials of GTM announced that they will unveil a new “sublimation center” Jan. 29. Gov. Sam Brownback is expected to take part in that event. The event, to be held at GTM’

  • Local |Education | January 24, 2013

    Board OKs turf project

    The USD 383 school board OK’d the Bishop Stadium artificial turf project Wednesday. The Manhattan High Booster Club has been raising funds to install the turf. MHS is the only one of the state’s 32 6A schools that still has a natural grass field. The

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