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K-State, Butler Community College to partner on drone degree program

EL DORADO — Two higher education institutions in Kansas are partnering allow students to get a degree in drone-flying. The Wichita Eagle reports that Butler Community College announced on Tuesday its partnership with Kansas State University to offer an associate’s degree in unmanned aircraft systems. Some high school students can take the classes offered through [...]

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By | 2017-12-26T11:53:06-06:00 December 26th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on K-State, Butler Community College to partner on drone degree program

Woman sues K-State over co-worker’s alleged harassment

A former Kansas State worker says in a federal lawsuit that the university didn’t adequately respond to her complaints of sexual harassment by a co-worker. In a lawsuit filed this week, Paulette Arnold says she was harassed for nearly three years while working in the Information Systems Office. She says the systems coordinator, Kevin Yaussi, [...]

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By | 2017-12-22T13:41:34-06:00 December 22nd, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Woman sues K-State over co-worker’s alleged harassment

Mistrial in Mississippi killing; man was arrested in Manhattan

GREENWOOD, Miss.- A Mississippi judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a man charged with killing his wife. Edward Broom was arrested in January 2016 in Manhattan, Kansas, where he had moved after the death of his wife, Lakeyla Broom. She was killed in the couple’s home in Greenwood, Mississippi, in September 2014. [...]

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By | 2017-11-02T06:45:18-05:00 November 2nd, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on Mistrial in Mississippi killing; man was arrested in Manhattan

KSU: Climate change may erode big bluestem grass, disrupt livestock economy

TOPEKA — Kansas State University researchers say a dominant forage grass in the Great Plains could be diminished by climate change to less than half of its current stature during the next 75 years. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that studies involving K-State faculty indicated that changes would potentially shrink the plant size of big bluestem [...]

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By | 2017-10-16T10:29:21-05:00 October 16th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, State News|Comments Off on KSU: Climate change may erode big bluestem grass, disrupt livestock economy

Anti-gay slur continues diversity-related vandalism at K-State

Kansas State officials say an anti-gay slur was found outside the university’s student union, the latest in several vandalism incidents targeting diversity at the school. The slur was found Monday and was removed that afternoon. The anti-gay vandalism occurred the same week some vandalized a temporary dwelling erected outside a residential complex for the Jewish [...]

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By | 2017-10-10T12:05:48-05:00 October 10th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Anti-gay slur continues diversity-related vandalism at K-State

KSU vets warn dog owners of diseased raccoons

Kansas State University’s Veterinary Health Center is warning dog owners to be careful amid a recent outbreak of a highly contagious disease among raccoons. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that veterinarians at the center say they’ve recently seen a high number of raccoons suffering from canine distemper. The viral disease can spread to susceptible dogs. Kansas [...]

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By | 2017-09-22T15:43:57-05:00 September 22nd, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on KSU vets warn dog owners of diseased raccoons

Former MHK man accused in Garden City bomb plot blames others

WICHITA — A man accused of planning to bomb a Kansas apartment complex that houses Somali refugees says he was unaware his co-defendants intended to carry out the attack. Gavin Wright, formally of Manhattan, made the argument in a court motion filed Wednesday that offers the first details at his defense strategy. His attorney filed [...]

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By | 2017-09-13T18:21:06-05:00 September 13th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Former MHK man accused in Garden City bomb plot blames others

Invasive zebra mussels found in Tuttle Creek Reservoir

The state Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism says invasive zebra mussels have been found in Tuttle Creek Reservoir. The 12,500-acre U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake is a popular recreation area six miles north of Manhattan. The department said in a news release that the zebra mussel population is currently small but noted there [...]

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By | 2017-08-18T10:28:12-05:00 August 18th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Invasive zebra mussels found in Tuttle Creek Reservoir

Latest: Fort Riley comments on soldier killed in JC police shooting

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has identified the Fort Riley man killed in a confrontation with police shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday in Junction City, according to a news release from the bureau. The KBI identified 23-year-old Peter James Robbins as the man who was shot and killed by officers after refusing their commands to [...]

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By | 2017-08-09T15:30:39-05:00 August 8th, 2017|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Latest: Fort Riley comments on soldier killed in JC police shooting

St. Louis couple donates $2 million to K-State

A St. Louis couple, along with financial service firm Edward Jones, has donated $2 million to Kansas State University. The university says the donation from Doug and Vicki Hill and Edward Jones will be used for to hire faculty and promote growth for the National Strategic Selling Institute in the College of Business Administration. Doug [...]

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By | 2017-06-02T10:11:27-05:00 June 2nd, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on St. Louis couple donates $2 million to K-State