Monday, May 25, 2015



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  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2015

    Indians compete at state swim meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swimming team capped its season on Saturday by finishing with 26 points at the Class 6A state swimming meet, including racing in four consolation finals at the Capital Federal Natatorium in Topeka. MHS coach Jerry Carpenter said the meet was a good

  • Baseball | May 24, 2015

    Wildcats end season with loss to OU

    TULSA, Okla. — Kansas State had its season come to a close Friday night, as Oklahoma scored a pair of two-out runs in the top of the ninth to eliminate the Wildcats from the Big 12 Championship with a 3-1 win at ONEOK Field. Despite starting pitcher

  • Local |Business | May 24, 2015

    Entrepreneurial duo creates roofing business

    HOBBS, New Mexico — A large apartment complex is being built. The roof is being installed by a crew from a company in rural Kansas. Today we’ll learn about the remarkable growth of this entrepreneurial roofing company. Michael Perry and Angel “Luis” Guzman are co-owners

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2015

    Honor societies award leadership scholarships to outgoing members

    Two Kansas State University honor societies, Blue Key and Mortar Board, recognized outstanding outgoing members with scholarships on April 12. Jordan Marquess, senior in biology and pre-medicine, Olathe, and Jason Troendle, 2015 Bachelor of Science in Agriculture graduate, St. Charles, Minnesota, were awarded William L. Muir II

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2015

    Alumni Association honors students, graduate students for achievements

    Eight graduating Kansas State University students have been recognized by the K-State Alumni Association for outstanding achievements during their college careers. Amy Button Renz, Alumni Association president and CEO, presented the students with plaques during an awards luncheon April 29 at the K-State Alumni Center. The

  • Local |Briefs |Education | May 24, 2015

    Wamego native graduates

    Amanda Dendurent, Lenexa, formerly of Wamego, was among graduate students receiving advanced degrees Saturday, May 16, at Emporia State University. Dendurent, an early childhood teacher in the Kansas City, Kansas (USD 500) school district, was presented a master’s degree in early childhood education. She is a 2006

  • Local |Briefs |Education | May 24, 2015

    MATC announces a SkillsUSA national competitor

    Robert Brehmer, a Manhattan Area Technical College Air Conditioning and Refrigeration student, placed 1st in the State HVAC SkillsUSA competition, earning his way to the national competition to be held June 22 - 26 in Louisville, Kentucky. Marshall Manly, also an HVAC student, brought home the silver

  • Local |Briefs |Education | May 24, 2015

    Flint Hills Christian awards students

    Flint Hills Christian School hosted its Secondary Honors Night May 7 at Living Word Church. In addition to scholarship and honor roll announcements, top students in each class were recognized. Senior Chaustin Root and junior Ashlyn Shultz received the Strong Heart Award, given annually to two

  • Local |Briefs |Education | May 24, 2015

    FHCS student places in journalism competition

    Jessica Crespino, a sophomore at Flint Hills Christian School, placed second in copy editing for 1A/2A schools in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest held May 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Crespino qualified for the state contest by placing in the

  • Local |Briefs |Education | May 24, 2015

    Anthony Middle School awarded for service

    Anthony Middle School was recognized for the Centennial Middle School League school service award for community involvement recently. The award is determined by student enrollment, money raised, items donated and hours of service. The school finished the year with a converted total of $10,101.23 or $22.75 per


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