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  • Local |Kansas State University | February 21, 2013

    KSU student wins Building Technical Society scholarship

    Kansas State University architectural engineering students Alyssa Shinn and Kyle Knuth have been selected as scholarship winners for the 2013-2014 school year by the Kansas City chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, or ASHRAE. Shinn, a fourth-year student in the

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 21, 2013

    Tilford Incentive Grants awarded to K-State faculty

    Kansas State University is awarding seven Tilford Incentive Grants for developing programs and projects on campus to help students learn the knowledge, personal attributes and skills necessary to live and work in a diverse world. The office of the provost, along with financial support from

  • Local | February 21, 2013

    Schools, city close as snow blankets Manhattan area

    A1 snow.phatch

    In anticipation of a foot of snow and white-out conditions, many of the city’s biggest entities were closed on Thursday, and emergency management officials urged people to stay at home and off the roads if they could. K-State and other area schools called off

  • Local |Fort Riley | February 20, 2013

    Post faces $55 million sequestration hit

    Sequestration could have a $55 million impact on operations at Fort Riley during the current fiscal year alone, military officials believe. Those same officials are working on plans to be implemented in the event Congress and President Obama fail to reach an agreement on a new

  • Local | February 20, 2013

    Moran: NBAF contract awarded

    Sen. Jerry Moran said Tuesday that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded the contract to do the $40 million utility work for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility. Moran, who is on the Senate Appropriations Committee, told the Topeka Capital Journal that the committee received

  • Local |Education | February 20, 2013

    4 named National Merit Finalists

    Four area students are being honored for their academic abilities. Manhattan High students Sophia Harms and Austin Canady and Rock Creek High students Dylan Meyer and Josh Roberts are among the 15,000 seniors named National Merit Finalists. More than 1.5 million students entered the 2013 National Merit Scholarship

  • Local | February 20, 2013

    Zoo day care approved despite objection

    Disagreements over the city’s role created some debate but did not stop approval of a proposed day care facility at Sunset Zoo during Tuesday’s City Commission meeting. Commissioner Wynn Butler objected to a proposal to create a day care service at the zoo’

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 20, 2013

    Candidates raise more than $40,000 combined

    Staff reports Six candidates for the Manhattan City Commission have already raised more than $40,000 to fund their campaigns. Reports filed Tuesday with the County Clerk gave incumbent Rich Jankovich a slight funding advantage, having raised $10,530 thus far. The election is April 2; a second reporting date

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 20, 2013

    Riley County crime rate up slightly in 2012

    Riley County Law Board members reviewed 2012 crime data Tuesday indicating a slight increase in crime incidents during the year. The reports indicate that there was 3 percent increase in crime county-wide from 2011 to 2012, with a 1.6 percent increase in person crimes and a 3.2 percent increase in non-person

  • Local |Education |Kansas State University | February 20, 2013

    KSU among those closing for weather

    As the forecasted snow storm approaches, Kansas State University officials announced Wednesday that they have cancelled Thusday classes in anticipation of weather problems. The university was the largest of several area entities to have cancelled activities or closed for the day. Go to http://www.

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