• Philosopher strives to understand how words acquire meaning

    Why does the word “dog” have meaning? If you say “dog” to a friend, why does your friend understand you? Kansas State University philosopher Elliott Wagner aims to address these types of questions in his latest research, which focuses on .

  • Student Cargill Global Scholar

    Kylie Hardman, a sophomore in human resource management at Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration, has been selected as a Cargill Global Scholar for the 2014 academic year. “This is a really fantastic opportunity that I hope to gain .

  • Bulls take opening night of rodeo Kawvalleyrodeo07.phatch

    One rider, one chance. Dodge City’s Jesse Barber was the lone entrant in bull riding in Thursday’s Kaw Valley Rodeo opener at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, and for seven seconds, it looked like his trip up from .

  • Fidone leads at Colbert Classic

    Sam Fidone shot a Thursday-best 7-under par, 65, to take the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic at Colbert Hills. After shooting 4-under on Thursday, Fidone, a Lufkin, Texas, native, took a second-round lead with the best score of the day, .

  • SYBIL CONVERSE

    Twila Sybil Converse, 72, of rural Olsburg, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Sybil was born in Emporia on Nov. 17, 1941, the daughter of Dr. Ralph and Genevieve Barrett, of Burlington. .

  • ISABELLA (KIRKMAN) DeARMOND

    Isabella (Kirkman) DeArmond, the daughter of Kristine Leigh Kirkman and Justin Beau DeArmond, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, as the result of the Trisomy 18 birth defect. The family provided the following information. .

  • Steinberg ready to build up K-State tennis

    When new Kansas State women’s tennis coach Danielle Steinberg left Israel nearly a decade ago to play collegiate tennis at the University of Arizona, she had never needed a coat. It took several years and a move to Wichita, .

  • Rovelto, Krais represent USA at Thorpe Cup

    K-State Track and Field Head Coach Cliff Rovelto along with former Wildcat heptathlete Ryann Krais will join Team USA’s best in the combined events as they face off against Germany in the annual Thorpe Cup. Held this year in .

  • K-State places two on All-America Scholars team

    Kansas State men’s golfers Kyle Weldon and Daniel Wood were two of 75 Division I players named to the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars team, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced. Wood was named to the team for .

  • AIB looks to be $100M company

    Associates from the Manhattan-headquartered food safety company AIB International announced this week that its goal is to become a $100 million company by its 100th year. The deadline would be 2019, since AIB, formerly the American Institute of Baking, has been in .

  • Commission plans work session in response to insurance concerns

    Heavy rains earlier this summer have put flood insurance in the spotlight in Riley County, and county commissioners are looking for assistance from elected officials. On Thursday morning, County Counselor Clancy Holeman announced the commission is in the process of .

  • Little impact seen on local airport

    Manhattan Regional Airport officials aren’t expecting a significant increase in customers after the cancellation of Chicago flights from Topeka. United Airlines’ twice-daily flights between Topeka and Chicago, which started Jan. 7, will end on Sept. 2 due to a lack of .





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