The National Science Foundation has named Kansas State University as its lead institution for the world’s first Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on wheat. The premier center, named the NSF I/UCRC Wheat Genetics Resource Center, is the first National Science Foundation-established research center
Sean Lesperance, 37, of Riley died Monday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Lesperance’s death was unexpected and an autopsy is currently being performed to determine cause of death. Arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
Roy Dale Lumb, 97, a longtime Manhattan resident, died August 16, 2013, in Garden City at Homestead Assisted Living. He spent the last five years near his daughter, Jacque Hill, and her family.
A 23-year-old man was beaten and robbed in the early morning on Sunday in the 1400 block of Fairchild Ave, while walking home alone. The victim, who police did not identify, reported at 2:20 a.m. Sunday that he was approached by several unknown males who beat
A woman was life-flighted to a Wichita hospital after a roll-over car accident on Madison Road in Riley County. Tashayla Newell, 20, Salina, was traveling west on Madison Road around 3:45 p.m. Sunday when she lost control of her 2004 Chevy Impala. The vehicle went off
The Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol and Kansas State University Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the early morning hours on Saturday in the 2000 Block of Kimball Avenue. Two hundred and sixty-two vehicles were stopped in the checkpoint between
The new suspense movie “Paranoia” has so much style that viewers may wonder why someone didn’t find it a decent title. Probably young Adam (Liam Hemsworth) has reason to feel as if he is being watched all the time. But he is not suffering
K-State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber announced the promotions of Drew Speraw and Dustin Yoder on his coaching staff on Friday. The program’s video coordinator for the past year, Speraw has been promoted to director of basketball operations, while Yoder takes his spot
Kansas State head men’s golf coach Tim Norris announced tonight that he will retire from his current position at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. Norris, who has guided the K-State men’s golf program for the past 16 years, made the emotional announcement at
The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-Under softball team is having tryouts on Monday, August 19, and Wednesday, August 21, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Optimist Park in Manhattan. For more information contact Jeff Brummett at 785-556-3391 or Julie Brummett at 785-313-1882.
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