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  • Local |Kansas State University | May 04, 2014

    KSU student honors brother with autism-inclusive city project

    Kansas State University landscape architecture student Elizabeth Decker has a goal for her master’s research: help professionals create urban environments that are inclusive of her younger brother, Marc. Marc has autism and will soon reach adulthood. Decker, Lansing, who will graduate May 16 with a

  • May 04, 2014

    Western Kansas man makes strides in agri-business

    Pioneers. They were the brave men and women who came west and settled the state of Kansas. Today we honor those pioneers. But we also honor the modern-day entrepreneurs who have pioneered modern approaches to agri-business. One such entrepreneur has built a remarkable agribusiness enterprise

  • Obituaries | May 04, 2014


    Lydia Blanch Thomason, 58, of Andover, died Easter Sunday due to an automobile accident. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in France on March 7, 1956, the daughter of Howard and Josiane (Louis) Sweeney. Lydia and Ron Thomason were united in marriage on

  • Local |Education | May 04, 2014

    RCPD awards scholarship

    The Riley County Police Department has awarded its second annual RCPD Scholarship Award to Abbie Boyda. Boyda was selected to receive the $500 scholarship in April after a process conducted throughout prior months. The scholarship award recognizes “outstanding students who are children of RCPD employees,” according

  • Obituaries | May 04, 2014


    Ada Mae Honeycutt, 86, died Friday at Sunset Home in Concordia. She was born Oct. 5, 1927, in Blue Rapids, the daughter of Harry M. and Lois Faye Craft. Survivors include her son, Keven Honeycutt and wife, Debbie, of Concordia; two granddaughters, Lori Dodson and husband, Kevyn, of

  • Local |Education |Business | May 04, 2014

    Chrysler raises money for Bergman

    Schram Chrysler Dodge Jeep Inc. in Manhattan helped raise $800 in funding for Bergman Elementary School with Chrysler brand’s Drive for the Kids(r) program. The fundraising event was held on March 28, in conjunction with Literacy Night & BBQ. “We are pleased to support our

  • Columns | May 04, 2014

    Private meeting with future saint memorable

    During more than 20 years as a Foreign Service officer, I had the opportunity to meet a wide variety of individuals, from President Ronald Reagan to Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev. My work brought me into contact with secretaries of State and Defense as well senior military

  • Manhattan High School | May 04, 2014

    MHS soccer defeats Wichita Heights, 3-1

    With just two weeks left in the regular season, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team is doing everything it can to finish strong in hopes of another long postseason run. Friday’s 3-1 road win over Wichita Heights is a step in the right direction.

  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2014

    Olathe Northwest beats Indians in home tennis dual


    With a trip to Emporia on Friday for a rescheduled six-team tournament and a home dual Saturday at City Park, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team stayed busy over the weekend. The Indians, not playing at full strength all weekend, saw their run of first-place

  • Baseball | May 03, 2014

    K-State Blanked by TCU, 5-0, in Series Opener

    FORT WORTH, Texas - The K-State baseball team was shut out by TCU’s Preston Morrison in a complete game effort as the Wildcats lost 5-0 to the Horned Frogs on Friday at Lupton Stadium. The Wildcats (23-23, 4-12 Big 12) had seven hits against the

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