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  • Local |Kansas State University | June 11, 2014

    Scholarship a boost for students in dual D.V.M.-Ph.D. program

    Earning a doctor of veterinary medicine degree and a doctorate at the same time can be a demanding and financially challenging undertaking. But it also can provide several career options beyond that of a traditional D.V.M. To make the option of earning the

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2014

    HELEN M. JOHNSTON

    Helen M. Johnston, 92, of Blue Rapids, died Monday, June 9, 2014, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. The family provided the following information. Helen was born June 4, 1922, at Irving, to Joseph and Clara A. (Skalla) Nowak.  She graduated from Blue Rapids High School in 1939.&

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2014

    WAYNE R. HALLER

    Wayne R. Haller, 87, of Manhattan and formerly of Leonardville, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Mr. Haller was born on Jan. 4, 1927 on a farm south of Randolph, the son of Court and Maude Elizabeth (

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2014

    BILL SMITH

    Bill Smith, 50, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided the following information. He was born on Feb. 7, 1964 in Milford, Del., the son of James Courtland and AnnaMay (Pavlik) Smith Jr.  Bill was an electrician at Kansas State University in

  • Track & Field | June 11, 2014

    K-State ready for track championship

    The Kansas State track and field team will close out its 2014 campaign in Eugene, Ore., at the NCAA Division-I Outdoor Track and Field Championships — which began this morning and runs through Saturday. In all, the Wildcats enter the meet with 13 total entries, seven for the

  • Area Schools | June 11, 2014

    Mid-East League softball honors

    Rock Creek softball player Winter Henry has been named to the All-Mid-East League.

  • Football | June 11, 2014

    Auburn game sold out; single-game tickets now available

    Kansas State’s highly-anticipated football matchup with Auburn on Sept. 18 is officially sold out, while a limited number of tickets for the remaining six contests at Bill Snyder Family Stadium are now available for purchase online, department officials Tuesday. Fewer than 500 tickets remain available for

  • Football | June 11, 2014

    K-State staff earns marketing award

    Following a year that saw record attendance at Bill Snyder Family Stadium and Tointon Family Stadium, K-State’s fan experience and sales department was named the NACMA Marketing Team of the Year Award Monday at its annual convention in Orlando, Fla. The fan experience and

  • Local | June 10, 2014

    Rains help bring Manhattan out of drought, cause Wildcat Creek to rise to flood levels

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    Recent rains —especially last night’s —have put the Manhattan area ahead in the annual precipitation game. K-State’s weather lab measured 2.72 inches of rainfall on campus between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday. The Manhattan area is now up 4.99 inches from the average

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 10, 2014

    Wamego asks for help funding truck route project

    Wamego City officials formally requested 50-percent funding from Pottawatomie County Monday for $4.8 million in road improvements for a designated truck route in the southern portion of the city. The proposed route will divert truck traffic to the eastern and southern perimeters of town––from U.


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