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USDA awards $1.2 million to KSU researchers for bovine blood disease study

Kansas State University academics will be researching ways to combat an infectious cattle blood disease thanks to a million dollar U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, according to K-State Today. The USDA’s nearly $1.2 million grant will support an interdisciplinary team in studying ways to prevent the parasitic cause of bovine anaplasmosis — also known as [...]

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By |2019-04-04T14:18:13-05:00April 4th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on USDA awards $1.2 million to KSU researchers for bovine blood disease study

Manhattan Commission tables Douglas Recreation Center design vote

The planned Douglas Recreation Center’s design will be approved at a Manhattan City Commission meeting. Commissioners unanimously voted to table the decision on the design at its Tuesday meeting. The commission wanted to see a cost estimate for a design that includes a three-lane elevate track as preferred by the community, but the designs presented [...]

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By |2019-04-03T19:50:23-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Commission tables Douglas Recreation Center design vote

Massage therapy regulations, license requirements approved by Manhattan Commission

The Manhattan City Commission gave initial approval of an ordinance requiring massage therapists to be licensed in order to practice in the city Tuesday. It passed first reading by unanimous vote. Kansas is one of two states that does not license massage therapists, which has led multiple municipalities to pass their own ordinance requiring licenses. [...]

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By |2019-04-03T18:46:21-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Massage therapy regulations, license requirements approved by Manhattan Commission

Huebner Scholarships available to Big Red One soldiers’ descendants

Children of current and former 1st Infantry Division soldiers could qualify for scholarships through the Society of the 1st Infantry Division. The $10,000 Huebner Scholarships, named after Lt. Gen. Clarence Huebner who commanded the division in WWII, are available to grandchildren and great-grandchildren of soldiers as well. Recipients will receive the funds in yearly installments [...]

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By |2019-04-03T13:52:36-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Huebner Scholarships available to Big Red One soldiers’ descendants

Midwest Dream Car Collection curator in critical condition following wreck

The Curator of the Midwest Dream Car Collection is hospitalized in critical condition following a crash during an event in Topeka. 22-year-old Drew Casper of Manhattan was the passenger of a 2019 Corvette at Heartland Motorsports Park on Sunday when the crash occurred at about 1:15 p.m., according to Topeka Police. The vehicle is said [...]

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By |2019-04-01T12:14:14-05:00April 1st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Midwest Dream Car Collection curator in critical condition following wreck

Ohio native earns 2nd highest Army honor for heroism in Big Red One

A retired Big Red One soldier earned the Distinguished Service Cross for the first time in 49 years for his actions during a 2008 Afghanistan deployment. Gahanna, Ohio-native Sgt. Robert received the honor in a ceremony at Fort Riley Thursday, March 28. The Distinguished Service Cross is the second highest Army award below the Medal [...]

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By |2019-03-29T20:52:49-05:00March 29th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Ohio native earns 2nd highest Army honor for heroism in Big Red One

City administration to continue exploring rental inspection ordinance

More than a dozen people spoke in favor of creating a mandatory rental inspection ordinance in the City of Manhattan during Tuesday’s City Commission meeting. A majority of the commission was in favor of city staff further exploring a mandatory inspection program, but no ordinance was passed. Since Manhattan’s rental registration program began in 2017, more [...]

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By |2019-03-27T17:10:13-05:00March 27th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on City administration to continue exploring rental inspection ordinance

Area public works leaders talk road conditions following stormy winter

Roads across the region have taken a beating following a winter with multiple storms. Representatives from the Riley and Pottawatomie County as well as the City of Manhattan governments discussed how the season impacted each of their roads at a joint city/county/county meeting Thursday. The Riley-Pottawatomie County area has seen 13 storms since November, 2018 [...]

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By |2019-03-22T13:27:33-05:00March 22nd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Area public works leaders talk road conditions following stormy winter

Fort Riley wins bronze medal for community excellence

Fort Riley and one other installation received a bronze medal in the 2019 Army Communities of Excellence Award, a program that has existed since 1989. The awards are intended to promote excellence in installation management as well as process improvement and forts are assessed based on strategy and measurable business outcomes. Along with Wisconsin’s Fort [...]

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By |2019-03-21T13:06:23-05:00March 21st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley wins bronze medal for community excellence

Occupant cut from vehicle following Wednesday accident

A multi-vehicle accident in Manhattan led to the hospitalization of three individuals and required first responders to extricate an occupant of one vehicle Wednesday afternoon. The two cars collided near the intersection of Fort Riley Boulevard and Delaware Avenue just before 5 p.m. According to police, 37-year-old Alexis Collier and 41-year-old Morgan Jarmin were occupying [...]

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By |2019-03-21T11:14:48-05:00March 21st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Occupant cut from vehicle following Wednesday accident