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  • Editorials | September 24, 2014

    Missions to Mars

    India is to be congratulated for becoming the first Asian nation to put a satellite into orbit around Mars. What might be more remarkable is that India did it for less than the cost — $100 million — of the Hollywood space thriller, “Gravity.” India’s Mars Orbiter

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | September 24, 2014

    New members elected to Foundation board

    New members were elected at the Kansas State University Foundation board of trustees’ annual meeting Sept. 19 in Manhattan. Dave Everitt, Marco Island, Florida, was elected to a one-year term on the Foundation’s board of directors. Everitt earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering

  • Local |Business | September 24, 2014

    Exercise program set for adults 55+

    The Flint Hills Volunteer Center is looking for adults, 55 and older, to participate in an exercise program at Max Fitness West. Session 8 of Bone Builders will begin on Sept. 29 at 10:30 a.m. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a,

  • Obituaries | September 24, 2014


    Cecelia Louise (Bennett) Zoeller, 84, of Westmoreland, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The family provided the following information. Cecelia was born on Aug. 27, 1930, in Wheaton. Cecelia worked 30 years for the McCall Pattern Company.  She married Melvin Zoeller, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her

  • Obituaries | September 24, 2014


    Alexander Sparhawk Bascom, 18, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, on his home property on Kitten Creek Road. The family provided the following information. Alexander was born on June 13, 1996, in Mbingo, Cameroon, the son of Nathanael Daniel and Marcia Kay (Sloan) Bascom. It was there he was

  • Football | September 24, 2014

    Cats’ Johnson making quick impact

    His teammates believed it was just a matter of time before everyone knew Dakorey Johnson’s name. After last Thursday’s game against Auburn, so does every offense Kansas State is yet to face this season, as well. The senior linebacker made his first career

  • Track & Field | September 24, 2014

    Wildcats’ Galvan earns Big 12 honor

    Kansas State cross country senior Laura Galvan was named Big 12 Runner of the Week for her top-five finish this past Saturday at the Big Ten Preview in Iowa City, Iowa. Competing against the No. 1 women’s team in the country — Michigan — among others, Galvan finished

  • Cross Country | September 24, 2014

    Godfrey named KSU cross country, assistant track coach

    Ryun Godfrey was named Kansas State’s head cross country and assistant track and field coach on Tuesday. Godfrey, who comes to K-State after 14 seasons at North Dakota State, led his teams to a combined 30 conference titles as a head coach. “Coach Godfrey is an

  • Arts & Leisure | September 24, 2014

    Series features West Coast musicians

    TOPEKA — For the second concert of its 2014-15 season, Topeka Jazz Workshop, Inc., on Sunday will introduce two West Coast newcomers — vocalist Denise Donatelli and her piano accompanist Max Haymer.  Also new to the series will be Kansas City drummer John Kizilarmut.  Rounding

  • Local |Education | September 23, 2014

    USD 383’s K-12 enrollment passes 6,000 mark

    Manhattan-Ogden school district enrollment increased by 137 students in kindergarten through 12th grades from last year, according to an official count conducted Monday. Including preschoolers, the increase was 156 students. “We weren’t expecting this number of new students,” USD 383 Associate Superintendent Robert Seymour said. “We’ve

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