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  • Local |Kansas State University | October 05, 2014

    KSU, associate provost recognized nationally for diversity commitment

    Kansas State University and its faculty are being honored with three national awards for commitment to diversity and inclusion. The university has received a 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award, from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Minority Access Inc. also has designated the university

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 05, 2014

    Collins recipient of Wildcat Pride Award

    Olivia Collins, Kansas State University assistant professor emeritus of leadership studies, was named the recipient of 2014 Wildcat Pride Award. Collins received the award, which recognizes K-State faculty or staff who have been instrumental in advancing the mission of the K-State Alumni Association through the support

  • Area Schools | October 05, 2014

    Staten runs Falcons past rival Rock Creek


    FLUSH — In just a few plays, the momentum seemed to fall right out from under Rock Creek. Riley County scored quickly on a few drives and the Mustangs couldn’t answer in a 34-13 loss at home. The Mustangs tied the game at 7 with an 8

  • Columns |General Activities | October 05, 2014

    Cameron: Royals on verge of clinching

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — Good grief!! What will this city be like tonight? “Loud,” offered outfielder Alex Gordon, who drove in the Royals’ first run against the Los Angeles Angels Friday night. “Really, really loud.” “Just plain crazy,” summed up first baseman Eric Hosmer, whose screaming two-run

  • October 05, 2014

    Kansas family creates concrete business, grows it despite obstacles

    Have you ever turned away business on principle — and found that doing so produced more business in the long run? That sounds like a surprising turn of events, but that is what happened to one small business in rural Kansas. Matthew Contreras is manager of

  • Local |Education | October 05, 2014

    Upper Iowa University announces dean’s list

    FAYETTE, Iowa — Upper Iowa University announced the dean’s list for the summer term 2014. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student. Area students are Patrick Burch, Manhattan, public administration;

  • Obituaries | October 05, 2014


    Forrest Doyle Denney, 73, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on March 25, 1941, in Garnet and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616

  • Obituaries | October 05, 2014


    Robert Barr, 76, of Olsburg, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. Bob was born on Feb. 25, 1938 in Bloomington, Wis., the son of Allan and Jeanette Barr. Complete service times and obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen

  • Obituaries | October 05, 2014


    Helen Meryl Mansfield, 107, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Meryl was born on April 4, 1907 in Admire,  the daughter of Jacob Thierer Martin and Ida Mae (Hauserman) Martin. Complete service times and obituary information is pending and will be

  • Obituaries | October 05, 2014


    Veronica J. Carl, 93, of Cawker City, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Hilltop Lodge in Beloit. Survivors include her son, Michael of Salina, three daughters: Mary Ann Broderick of Bettendorf, Iowa; Lucy Dahm of Manhattan; and Jean Larkin of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She also leaves behind two

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