An endowed chair is being established at Kansas State University in honor of K-State professor Bikram Gill. The endowed chair for wheat genetics research and breeding will be named for Gill, university distinguished professor of plant pathology and director of the Wheat Genetic Resource Center.
Edith Allene Chadwick, 81, of Topeka, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013 at a Rossville care facility. Edith was born August 15, 1932 in Manhattan, the daughter of William and Edith Mayfield Zarger, Sr. She attended Manhattan High School in Manhattan, where she resided until moving to Topeka in 1988.
President Barack Obama is a little red-faced these days — and not just because online registration for the Affordable Care Act might be becoming a measurable factor in high blood pressure. We’re thinking of the most recent spying revelations associated with Edward Snowden. He’s
To the Editor: Did you travel to West Virginia to last year’s football game? If so, you may have experienced what we did as we went to the alumni dinner and later walked up the long climb to the football stadium The pathway was
To the Editor: My son played baseball in Manhattan this past weekend. I just wanted to say you have a beautiful town, full of nice and polite people. We enjoyed our time in Manhattan.
To the Editor: Everyone loves a parade! And one is coming to town on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. Everyone is invited to attend and participate. The theme for this year’s parade is “America’s Veterans – We Salute You.” One of the longest Veterans Day
To the Editor: A new poll out this week has found that nearly nine in 10 voters believe it’s important for the United States to maintain an active role in the United Nations. I’m one of them. This new poll shows that Americans overwhelmingly
He doesn’t know why, but Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz knows his team has always struggled offensively against Washburn Rural. Of course, struggle is a relative term. Manhattan has defeated Washburn Rural the last 18 times the teams have played. The last time
Tales of K-State traditions have been shared throughout the week, and now alumni, fans and friends of K-State will be coming home this weekend for the K-State Homecoming: “A Tale of Tradition.” This year’s homecoming celebration will conclude K-State’s sesquicentennial anniversary celebration. The
TOPEKA — A Manhattan physician accused of illegally distributing painkillers was denied bail on Tuesday. Federal Magistrate Judge Gary Sebelius denied Dr. Michael P. Schuster’s request for bail while he awaits his May 2014 trial. Schuster, 53, was indicted in May on charges that he signed blank
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