It is fitting that the largest single grant Kansas State University has ever received will support research into ways to meet the world’s increasing demands for food. The grant, announced in late September, is for $50 million over five years. It comes from the U.
Wynton Marsalis is the leader of a jazz ensemble that is making history right in front of our eyes. The level of talent in the band that performed Sept. 25 at McCain Auditorium was stronger than anything our audience may have ever witnessed or will ever
A recent visit to the Riley County transfer station at 1800 Henton Road included a stop at the windrows of compost being produced. This is a good way to divert resources going into a landfill. Organic materials, such as tree leaves, grass clippings, thin branches, weeds
Accomplishing something in foreign policy is difficult at best, and often nearly impossible Numerous factors must be taken into account. Some surface on the domestic front, but many — often uncontrollable —external variables also exist. Among the most complicated are language and culture. Nowhere is
Trisha’s Studio 24 hired Sierra Evans to its team. Studio 24 is a full service salon and day spa at 8837 E. U.S. 24 in Manhattan. Evans specializes in highlights, hair color, haircuts, waxing and nail services. Her favorite specialties include highlighting and haircutting. To make an
502 Media Group hired Christy Chase as its new account executive. Chase graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in electronic journalism and minor in leadership studies. Some of her past experiences include four years at the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce as
Veronica’s Veil is now open at 404 Humboldt St., Suite C, alongside Tsubo Solutions Massage Therapy. The store provides henna, temporary body art and other old world art. It is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays, and by appointment.
Seaton, Seaton and Dierks, LLP, received its new name on Aug. 28. The firm’s new partner, Summer Ott Dierks, joined the firm after graduating from Washburn University School of Law in December 2012. Dierks joins Richard H. Seaton, Sr., and Richard H. Seaton, Jr.
Prolific veteran author Geoff Nicholson’s 17th novel, “The City Under the Skin,” is a rapidly paced speculative urban thriller set in a nondescript city landscape of failing industrial complexes, seedy commercial parking lots, and soon-to-be-abandoned municipal offices. Bordering these marginalized spaces are transitional neighborhoods
The “Good Books Club” is off and running. If you have a desire to join great book discussions with other book lovers, come talk about books with us! This fall we are launching a monthly Thursday night book discussion series. The meetings will be held
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