• Expert suggests strategies to build empathy, tolerance

    Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series celebrating the Week of the Young Child, April 12-18. When a child feels valued, he sees values in others. When he realizes he has his own thoughts and emotions, he .

  • ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ worth seeing, or seeing again Christopher.conner1

    The musical “Million Dollar Quartet” rocked the McCain Auditorium stage Monday, April 13. The show centers around a one-night convergence of four musicians destined to become legends. On Dec. 4, 1956, the owner of Sun Records arranged for Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and .

  • Is board really serious about cuts?

    It’s no secret that the local school district has a budget problem. We’re not totally sure how big that problem is, frankly, but it seems to us that knocking a few days off the school calendar is a .

  • Nano ‘sandwich’ improves batteries

    The key to better cellphones and other rechargeable electronics may be in tiny “sandwiches” made of nanosheets, according to mechanical engineering research from Kansas State University. Gurpreet Singh, assistant professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, and his research team are .

  • K-State students earn NSF honors

    Two Kansas State University students have received awards and recognition from the National Science Foundation. Matthew Galliart, master’s student in biology, Hutchinson, received a 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Ryan Greenway, master’s student in biology, Amarillo, Texas, .


    Therese A. Grimm, 70, of Wamego, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Newman Regional Health Center in Emporia. The family provided some of the following information. Therese Grimm was born Oct. 5, 1944 in West Point, Nebraska to Joseph and Agnes (Brehmer) Nacke. She .


    Delbert Lee Lane, 82, of McFarland and formerly of Topeka, died April 12, 2015, at the Alma Manor. He was born Feb. 5, 1933, in Emporia, the son of William and Lena Shields Lane.  Delbert was a bus driver for the Topeka Transit System. .


    Randall L. “Randy” Reed, 58, of Tescott, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Salina Regional Health Center. He was a former local area resident. Randall was born Oct. 29, 1956, in Appleton City, Missouri. In the late 1960’s his family moved to Randolph, where .


    Bernard R. Head, 102, of Manhattan, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Mr. Head was born Oct. 16, 1912, in Waverly, Kentucky. Services are pending with Irvin-parkview Funeral Home & Cremation in Manhattan..

  • K-State dismisses Harris from team

    Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced Friday that freshman forward Malek Harris has been dismissed from the men’s basketball program. “We have high standards for the players in our program,” Weber said in the release. “Unfortunately, Malek could .

  • Cats look to keep momentum vs. Tech Hill.phatch

    If the weather cooperates, the Kansas State baseball team will look to continue its momentum this weekend for its last home series of the month against No. 19 Texas Tech at Tointon Family Stadium. K-State administrators already made a change to .

  • Brown, Scott to serve as captains for spring game

    Kansas State officials announced Thursday that former Wildcat letterwinners Larry Brown and Clarence Scott will serve as honorary captains for the upcoming spring football game in Kansas City. Brown, a fullback from 1967-68, served mainly as a blocking back his .


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