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  • Local |Kansas State University | June 21, 2013

    Schulz gets $60,000 raise

    Kansas State President Kirk Schulz is getting a $60,000 raise. Pay increases for Schulz and the top administrators at the state’s other five public universities will start July 1 after the Kansas Board of Regents approved them Thursday. Schulz’s salary will be $460,000, a 15 percent increase

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 21, 2013

    Minister held on $1M bond

    A Junction City minister accused of the molestation of several underage boys is set to appear in Geary County District Court Tuesday in what should be his final status hearing. Jordan Young, 25, a music minister at the Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Church, faces multiple counts of

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 21, 2013

    Bison projected to weigh less due to climate change

    As temperatures go up, bison get smaller Joseph Craine, research assistant professor in the Division of Biology at Kansas State University, examined how climate change during the next 50 years will affect grazing animals such as bison and cattle in the Great Plains. The study, “Long-term

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 21, 2013

    Evening pool rates drop to $1 through summer

    The city announced Thursday it had dropped pool rates to $1 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. through the end of the season. Deputy City Manager Jason Hilgers said the decision was made after city staff consulted with commissioners Tuesday. Hilgers said the rate drop came

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 21, 2013

    K-State Olathe recognized

    Kansas State University Olathe is being recognized by Kansas City Meeting Planners International for its leadership and support of the Kansas City chapter and its 2013 programs, and for sponsoring the Restaurant and Catering Showcase, which was April 10. The first award, Social Event of the Year,

  • Local | June 21, 2013

    Washunga Days under way this weekend

    One of the most historic communities in the world plans a special celebration in recognition of its past this weekend. Washunga Days are planned at Council Grove on the old Santa Fe Trail through Sunday, June 20-23. “It’ll be the 31st anniversary edition of

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 21, 2013

    Victory Center ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Fort Riley

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Victory Center, 7285 Normandy Drive, took place Friday at Fort Riley. The Victory Center houses Army wellness programs and the Family Fitness Training Center, as well as resiliency programs conducted by the Army Community Services Center. Fort Riley estimates this

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 21, 2013

    RCPD to conduct saturation patrol

    The Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol on Saturday, June 22. Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations. Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 20, 2013

    Manhattan child wins K-State Cinderella Scholarship Pageant

    A Manhattan child was among winners in the Heartland Cinderella Scholarship Pageant regional competition held Sunday night at Forum Hall on the K-State University campus. Lilliana Mcintosh was named beauty winner in the 7-9 year old Mini Miss Division of the pageant. Tayler Ray Risner

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | June 20, 2013

    Grant brings foreigners to K-State over the summer

    A grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will bring 20 students from 13 foreign countries to Kansas State University this summer to study environmental stewardship. The three-year, $600,000 grant was awarded to the university’s engineering extension program in

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