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Democratic candidate for 1st District House seat speaks to Manhattan constituents

A Cottonwood Falls woman running for Kansas’ big 1st District congressional seat was in Manhattan Monday visiting with constituents. Democrat Christy Cauble Davis is hoping to turn blue the historically republican leaning district in her favor. Davis spoke on several issues, including healthcare. She is a supporter of the Affordable Care Act. She says she [...]

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By |2020-02-11T10:12:21-06:00February 11th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Democratic candidate for 1st District House seat speaks to Manhattan constituents

Manhattan special needs individuals celebrate first “Night to Shine” prom

More than 100 special needs individuals, aged 14 and older were treated to prom night Friday at University Christian Church. The annual Night to Shine is sponsored by the Tim Tebow foundation. Churches all over the world hold this event which is in it’s sixth year of existence. This was the first year the event [...]

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By |2020-02-09T12:33:54-06:00February 9th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan special needs individuals celebrate first “Night to Shine” prom

Wreath laying ceremony concludes week long observance of Dr. King

Kansas State University wrapped up its MLK observance week with a special tradition. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy was celebrated Friday with a laying of wreaths at the MLK bust in front of Ahearn Fieldhouse. University leaders spoke briefly at the event. K-State is proud of its MLK connection and celebrates his legacy with [...]

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By |2020-02-03T07:26:57-06:00February 3rd, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Wreath laying ceremony concludes week long observance of Dr. King

K-State students team up with community for MLK Day of Service

Student volunteers and community members gathered Saturday at the Staley School of Leadership building for a day of service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Following a breakfast, volunteers went out to several different locations in the community for volunteer work. Some groups went to Goodwill to sort clothes, while another group [...]

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By |2020-01-26T05:23:33-06:00January 26th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on K-State students team up with community for MLK Day of Service

Sunset Zoo welcomes holiday season with 2nd annual Santa’s Luminary Trail

The second annual Santa’s Luminary Trail saw hundreds of people flock to the Sunset Zoo over the weekend. Held Saturday and Sunday, the annual event invited families into the zoo for a host of holiday-themed activities, including a lighted path at night and a visit from Santa Claus. People were invited to walk along a  [...]

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By |2019-12-02T06:51:33-06:00December 2nd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Sunset Zoo welcomes holiday season with 2nd annual Santa’s Luminary Trail

Longtime K-State Director of Admissions honored during retirement ceremony

A long time member of the Kansas State University community said goodbye this week, after more than 40 years of service. Former Director of Admissions and Director of Student Financial Assistance Larry Moeder has retired after a long journey, where he went from student to longtime K-State employee. He was honored during a ceremony Wednesday [...]

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By |2019-11-14T15:43:39-06:00November 14th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Longtime K-State Director of Admissions honored during retirement ceremony