It’s late July, and as has occurred for generations, Riley Countians will again make their way to the Riley County Fairgrounds. They’ll sample homemade goodies, marvel at well-cared-for beasts, enjoy the carnival and savor time with friends. That and a whole lot more
Summer school might not be everyone’s idea of a good time, but for Kansas teachers, it is opening up their eyes to a new world of wonder — soybeans. About a dozen teachers from across Kansas recently spent three weeks at Kansas State University’s
Twenty-six local organizations are putting more than $117,000 in grants to use after the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation announced them as recipients in the annual distribution of Grants for Greater Manhattan. The community foundation distributed a record amount to the non-profit organizations, which competed to obtain
Manhattan is becoming a popular training ground for those wanting to compete in the Olympics. Former K-State athlete Erik Kynard won the silver medal in the men’s high jump at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. This week Roger Allerheiligen, owner of Campus Hair Styling,
There has been a flurry of activity lately on the local historic preservation front. While some might brush these issues off as the passion of a few history buffs, there is much more at stake. Our community heritage is at stake. Now if you
Dreamworks’ “Turbo” follows Theo, an unhappy garden snail voiced by Ryan Reynolds, as he dreams of speed and winning the Indy 500. Not content to work in the tomato garden with his brother Chet (Paul Giomatti) and the other snails, Theo is continuously lost in daydreams
Knowing how you and others respond to conflict can help reduce the severity and frequency of conflict while making communication exchange more productive, according to Sarah Riforgiate, assistant professor of communication studies at Kansas State University. This summer, Riforgiate will teach a new online course,
George Bowers, Mesa, Arizona, has made a planned gift to Kansas State University to establish the Pat and Clarice Bowers Family Scholarship. The scholarship, in honor of Bowers’ parents, is part of his estate plans and will be distributed to the university at a future
David Robert Remmert, 74, of Manhattan died Monday of lung complications.
Karen Renee Kemnitz, 56, Topeka, died July 20, 2013, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka.
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