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  • Local |Kansas State University | January 24, 2014

    Lab honors brothers who had passion for engineering, KSU


    When things you hold dear are taken away, it’s easy to become bitter and secluded. For Kassim and Sorkel Alkhatib, it wasn’t things taken away. It was worse. It was two sons — suddenly gone. In the spring of 2012, Weesam and Shwan Alkhatib, both

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 24, 2014

    City sets street projects for 2014

    City engineer Rob Ott says that several street projects are scheduled this year in Manhattan. Ott makes the point that the projects with top priority are meant to alleviate traffic congestion in the city, or reduce waiting times at various intersections. Ott offered this list

  • I Wonder |Local | January 24, 2014

    Why isn’t the sidewalk snow ordinance enforced?


    Q: Manhattan has a sidewalk snow removal ordinance. Why is it not enforced? I live in and walk the area Leavenworth/11th/Moro/3rd and more than half of the walks are NEVER cleaned.

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 24, 2014

    KSU prof honored for design work

    A Kansas State University architecture professor has been recognized for his work with students to revitalize downtown Kansas City, Mo. Vladimir Krstic, a professor in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design who serves as director of the Kansas City Design Center, or KCDC, has

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | January 24, 2014

    Beach exhibit highlights prairie past

    Kansas State University’s Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art is sharing works from its renowned John Steuart Curry collection in the exhibition “John Steuart Curry: Prairie Journeys,” which will be on display through May 11. Most of the Beach Museum of Art’s collection of

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 24, 2014

    K-State to host ag career day

    Kansas State University students wanting to connect with employers in the agricultural industry will have the opportunity at the 2014 Agri-Industry Career Fair. More than 90 businesses, agencies and organizations will be on campus from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, to discuss job and internship

  • Local |Education | January 23, 2014

    District short $3.2M for 2015

    Early projections show USD 383 having $3.2 million less in its fiscal year 2015 budget authority than the FY14 budget approved in August, according to information presented at the USD 383 school board meeting Wednesday. “That’s not a pretty picture,” budget director Lew Faust said. The term “budget

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 23, 2014

    Regional transit board clears last county

    The Flint Hills may have a regional transportation agency in its future. The Riley County Commission on Thursday became the last governmental body to hear a proposal about creation of the Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration (FHRTA) — and no objections were raised. After explaining the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 23, 2014

    Missing woman’s family asks for help in case

    The family of a missing St. George woman is asking the community to help look for her. A community search in the Tuttle Cove area at Tuttle Creek will begin 10 a.m. Saturday in an effort to find Jane Peterson, 56. Peterson, a Kansas State University

  • Local |Education | January 23, 2014

    Board holds off on vote for employee gun policy

    The USD 383 school board postponed a vote Wednesday on a revised policy that would allow employees with concealed carry permits to keep a firearm in their vehicle on school property. The board decided to hold its decision until receiving some clarification on the legal ramifications

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