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  • Letters | July 07, 2013

    KSU might cap enrollment but president gets a raise?

    To the Editor: I read recently that because of a shortage of money, some students may not be allowed to attend Kansas State University next year. Some families of these young people have perhaps paid taxes in Kansas for several generations.

  • Editorials | July 07, 2013

    Estabrook has choices to make

    Manhattan resident Aaron Estabrook would be a busy man if all he did were to help his wife rear their two children and serve as a case manager for the Salvation Army on behalf of homeless veterans in and around the Flint Hills. But he

  • Letters | July 07, 2013

    The hardest part is leaving friends you won’t see again

    To the Editor: Hello! My name is Thora Omarsdottir, and I’m an ex-change student from Iceland. Last August I arrived here with no expectations or any idea what was about to happen in the next 10 months. I was both nervous and excited. I had

  • Letters | July 07, 2013

    Manhattan has become Norwegian’s second home

    To the Editor: Hey, my name is Jakob Borgen and I have been an exchange student in Manhattan through the AFS exchange program since Aug, 10, 2012. Now you have learned something about me, but what have I learned from you? So much.

  • Columns | July 07, 2013

    A look back at the future of farming


    It’s here, all right. Tomorrow may never come, but the future did arrive. To explain briefly, in my 25 years of covering agriculture for two Kansas daily newspapers and 15 more writing this column since on my own, I attended scores of meetings, ranging from field

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 07, 2013

    Hodgson receives with KSU veterinary medicine Distinguished Service Award

    David S. Hodgson is the recipient of a 2013 Distinguished Service Award by the College of Veterinary Medicine at K-State. This award is in recognition of Hodgson’s contributions and service within the college, the university and the international veterinary community. Hodgson grew up in central

  • Gardening | July 07, 2013

    Conserving landscape water


    Saving money is a good thing. Reducing the use of a finite water resource is good. Producing healthy plants which keeps us healthy is a positive. The way to accomplish all of this is by periodically checking on your irrigation system. July is smart irrigation

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 07, 2013

    KSU student wins $1,000 scholarship

    K-State accounting student Mattie Loder won the competitive $1,000 annual Kiwanis Scholarship for her academic excellence as well as her community service activities. Loder, a junior at K-State with a minor in Leadership Studies, is the daughter of Darrel and Mari Loder of Lindsborg. She participates

  • Local |Education | July 07, 2013

    Six graduate from Flint Hills Christian

    Six students graduated from Flint Hills Christian School on May 18. The salutatorian, Amber Seymour and the two valedictorians, Courtney Cranford and Mary Harner, all spoke of their time at FHCS and about what the future may bring. Courtney Cranford plans on attending Emporia State University.

  • Local |Education | July 07, 2013

    Eisenhower teacher wins science award

    Christine Herald, a science teacher at Eisenhower Middle School, was the awarded the Vernier Software and Technology Award, middle level. This award came from the National Science Teachers Association during its 2013 Teacher Awards Program, which honors K-12 teachers, professors, principals and other educators. Herald received

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