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  • Beach exhibition to honor Peters’ legacy, talent

    As Kansas State University’s first vice president for student affairs, Chet Peters helped thousands of students with the journey from parental charge to young adult, encouraging them to use college to learn, hone talents, develop meaningful relationships and cement .

  • Faculty members develop alternative textbooks

    Through an alternative textbook initiative, Kansas State University faculty members are helping students save an estimated $423,000 a year in textbook costs. The Open Alternative Textbook Initiative - led by Brian Lindshield, associate professor of human nutrition; Andy Bennett, professor and .

  • CARMEN QUINONES PAGAN

    Candelaria “Carmen” Quinones Pagan, 73, of Wamego, formerly of Puerto Rico, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Topeka. She moved to Kansas a year ago to be close to family. Carmen was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. She was the daughter of .

  • MAC’s Art Happens? and Brew at the Zoo coming up

    Get your art on this weekend. The Manhattan Arts Center presents Art Happens? from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday. This is an evening of art in the making, refreshments, and good company, featuring watercolors artist Oscar Larmer and demonstrations by ceramics .

  • Wildcats have strong competition for backup QB spot

    It became pretty clear last spring when Daniel Sams moved to receiver and then transferred that Kansas State’s quarterback job belonged to Jake Waters. But with Sams gone, another big question remains. Who will be the backup quarterback? Behind .

  • Northeast Kansas officials clinic

    The Northeast Kansas Officials Association will hold its annual high school football official’s clinic this Sunday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. The clinic will take place at the main fire station located at the corner of Kimball and Denison in .

  • Former Wildcat Streb began FedExCup playoffs Thursday

    Former Kansas State men’s golfer Robert Streb opened play in his first-career PGA Tour FedExCup Playoffs on Thursday in the The Barclays event, which runs through Sunday at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. Streb, who is ranked .

  • Optimist softball team tryouts set for this Sunday

    Tryouts for Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under fastpitch softball will be Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at Optimist Park. All players age 15-18 are welcome to attend. For more information, call Jeff Brummett at (785) 556-3391 or Julie Brummett at (785) 313-1882..

  • Whooping cough spreading in Pott Co

    While many people are concerned about the Ebola outbreak in Africa, another disease — more contagious, though less deadly — is spreading in Pottawatomie County. Health officials have reported more than 80 cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in the Wamego .

  • Viral ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ for ALS hits K-State

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge reached Kansas State University recently. K-State football captains BJ Finney, Jake Waters, Ryan Mueller, Jonathan Truman and Tyler Lockett “challenged” other K-Staters in a YouTube video after Hollywood actor and K-State alumnus Eric Stonestreet challenged .

  • 2 sisters testify in rape trial

    Two sisters who accuse Christopher Bates of raping them last summer testified in Riley County District Court on Tuesday during his trial. One of the sisters, who was 12 years old at the time, testified in person in Judge David Stutzman’.

  • Commission passes not-quite-flat mill levy 3-2

    The city commission adopted its 2015 budget on Tuesday despite Mayor Wynn Butler and Commissioner John Matta sticking to their guns on aiming for a flat mill levy. The 2015 budget is $134.13 million with a mill levy of 43.942 mills, an increase of $3.34 .







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