Lifestyle

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2013

    Student receives scholarship to study climate change

    Never give up on your dream – that’s the message from one Kansas State University student who is just starting to live hers. Heidi Ramzel, junior in physics and geography with a minor in chemistry, Bartlesville, Okla., is receiving a 2013 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | May 24, 2013

    Trial of KSU professor goes to jury

    Jurors began deliberations Friday morning in the rape trial of an assistant K-State professor following testimony from him Thursday in which he denied any criminal action. William Yankey, 29, Manhattan, is accused of raping a former friend in December 2007 while visiting the woman and her husband

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2013

    K-State health students receive outstanding leadership awards

    K-State’s Lafene Health Center presented its 2013 Outstanding Student Leadership Awards to Danica Pelzel, May 2013 graduate in dietetics and kinesiology, Larned, and Jordan Edmunds, junior in dietetics, Manhattan, for their volunteer service and leadership while participating in student organizations sponsored by Lafene. Pelzel received this

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 24, 2013

    Court appointee has local connections

    The newest addition to what’s known as the nation’s second-highest court once played basketball in Manhattan High School’s north gym. Sri Srinavasan was a guard on the Lawrence High School team that blasted Manhattan High 60-38 on Jan. 3, 1984. On Thursday, the U.

  • Obituaries | May 24, 2013

    William Nelson, Sr.

    William “Bill” Nelson, Sr., 77, of Greensboro, N.C., died May 14 in Greensboro, N.C..

  • Obituaries | May 24, 2013

    John Bascom

    John Bascom, 87, of Eugene, Ore., died March 22 in Eugene, Ore.

  • Editorials | May 24, 2013

    Should PE be a core subject?

    The Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, has the luxury of issuing recommendations without worrying about how they ought to be implemented. That’s unfortunate, because its recommendations to improve the health and fitness of young people make a

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2013

    Falcons edge Indians in 6A opener

    LAWRENCE — A play here, a play there. That’s all that separated the Manhattan High baseball team from a semifinal berth in the Class 6A state tournament Thursday afternoon in a 4-3 loss to Olathe South. Each team had seven hits and two errors. Both

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2013

    Rock Creek softball falls at 4A state

    The Rock Creek softball team suffered an early exit in its first-ever Class 4A state tournament Thursday evening in Salina. De Soto took out the Mustangs 6-2. It was the first loss for Rock Creek (17-4) since April and according to head coach Jeri Brummet,

  • Tennis | May 24, 2013

    Niedermayerova into round of 16; doubles team advances

    Kansas State’s Petra Niedermayerova fought through a three-hour marathon to defeat Kyle McPhillips of UCLA in three-sets, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (8-6) Thursday to reach the round of 16 at the NCAA Division-I Singles Championships at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex. The win for Niedermayerova moved


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