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  • 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

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | January 24, 2013

    Sherows reflect on inauguration essay, trip

    Two Kansas State University history professors attended the inauguration on Monday in Washington D.C. Jim Sherow, who is also a city commissioner, and his wife, Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, received two tickets to the presidential inauguration as part of their co-authoring a paper written about K-State

  • Local |Fort Riley | January 24, 2013

    Fort Riley soldiers welcomed by Royals


    A reporter implied Hall of Fame third-baseman George Brett could relate to soldiers because he, too, spent much of his time away from home during his 20-plus year career with the Kansas City Royals. Brett was quick to distinguish the difference, saying his time on

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 24, 2013

    Donation helps K-State laboratories

    A donation from Overland Park-based FishNet Security will enable researchers in Kansas State University’s Smart Grid Laboratory to study ways to improve electrical systems. FishNet Security, North America’s largest information security provider, will donate, integrate and manage software-defined networking equipment at the university’

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 23, 2013

    Library project tax hit an issue at final OK

    City commissioners approved all items on Tuesday’s agenda, but not without discussion. The most contentious debate dealt with an item on the meeting’s consent agenda, which is usually reserved for the least controversial items. During the public comment portion of the meeting, Richard

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 23, 2013

    Eisenhower library, K-State partner up

    Kansas State University and the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum have signed a partnership to strengthen research opportunities between the two institutions. The agreement was signed Tuesday by U.S. Archivist David Ferriero and Kansas State President Kirk Schulz. Elements include student internships, academic conferences,

  • Local |Education |Fort Riley | January 23, 2013

    Fort Riley breaks ground on new middle school

    USD 475 Fort Riley broke ground on a new middle school Tuesday that officials hope will alleviate some of the overcrowding problems in the district’s classrooms. Brig. Gen. Donald MacWillie, Fort Riley’s senior commander, along with district officials and students all participated in the

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 23, 2013

    The future of batteries

    A Kansas State University researcher is developing more efficient ways to save costs, time and energy when creating nanomaterials and lithium-ion batteries. Gurpreet Singh, assistant professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, and his research team have published two recent articles on newer, cheaper and faster

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 23, 2013

    Impersonation of a doctor reported

    Police are investigating reports of an impersonation of a doctor at Candlewood Pharmacy in Manhattan. Officer Matt Droge said an unknown person called the pharmacy, 3254 Kimball Ave., pretending to be a doctor from Sabetha Family Practice in Sabetha. Sabetha is a city in northeast Kansas.

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