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  • 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

  • Local |Education | July 07, 2013

    Two area students win scholarships

    Kristen Humback of Manhattan and Rebecca Biswell of Wamego were among the students who received a $700 scholarship from the Kansas Horse Council Foundation. The ceremony was held June 5 in Wamego. State Rep. Sydney Carlin, D-Manhattan, was in attendance to present the awards. The Kansas Horse

  • Local |Education | July 07, 2013

    Local woman gets $5,000 scholarship

    Robin Edmunds of Manhattan has been awarded a $5,000 New Horizons scholarship by Royal Neighbors of America. This is a one-time payment. Edmunds is taking classes from Pittsburg State University for a Master of Science Degree in Educational Technology with emphasis in Library Media. She has

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 07, 2013

    Local woman receives $1,000 scholarship

    Kelsy Schoen of Manhattan won a $1,000 scholarship from the Kansas Sheriffs Association. Kelsy is a senior attending Kansas State University, majoring in kinesiology with an emphasis in pre-physical therapy. Her application was sponsored by her father, RCPD Director Brad Schoen.

  • Local |Education | July 07, 2013

    Five on Southwestern College honor roll

    Five area students were among the top scholars at Southwestern College in Winfield and at Southwestern College Professional Studies for the spring 2013 semester. The following area students were included on the Dean’s Honor Roll: Amy Campbell of Fort Riley, and Bridgett Kostelecky, Laura Lascaris,

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