• Expert expects compliance on labels

    A Kansas State University food label expert believes most companies will comply with a new voluntary federal labeling regulation that defines the term “gluten-free.” The new regulation went into effect Tuesday. “The gluten-free trend has been crazy,” said Fadi Aramouni, .

  • K-State scientist uses camelina to build better biofuels

    A Kansas State University biochemist is improving biofuels with a promising crop: Camelina sativa. The research may help boost rural economies and provide farmers with a value-added product. Timothy Durrett, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, is part of .

  • Communication key for parents dealing with new teacher

    Parents shouldn’t worry about having a first-year teacher in their child’s classroom, according to a Kansas State University education professor. “Being a first-time teacher is an exciting and amazing experience that gets easier with time,” said Lori Goodson, .

  • Erickson to lead KSU professional mentoring initiative

    Pamela Erickson will join Kansas State University’s College of Human Ecology on Aug. 18 as director of a mentoring initiative that will pair students with professionals to help students build successful careers. Erickson currently is director of academic advising at .


    Rodney Mason Bowen, 76, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born March 12, 1938, in Seminole, Okla. A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m.. Saturday, August 9, at the Grace Baptist Church, 2901 Dickens .


    Alma Lee Fechter, 89, of rural Belvue died with her family by her side on Monday, August 4, 2014 at Wamego Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. Alma Lee was born March 4, 1925, in Havensville. She was the daughter of .


    Eilene Dorcile Cheney, 92, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Oklahoma City.  The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 8, 1921, in Randolph to George and Elin Rickson.  She graduated from Randolph High School and stayed in .

  • Cats to open with Purdue in Maui

    Bruce Weber will see a familiar foe when Kansas State plays in the Maui Invitational this season. The Wildcats will open the tournament with Purdue, where Weber served as an assistant coach under K-State alum Gene Keady from 1981-98. K-State .

  • Mueller on Hendricks Award watch list

    Kansas State senior defensive end Ryan Mueller is one of 31 players nationally — including five from the Big 12 — to be named to the Ted Hendricks Award watch list, the award’s foundation announced Tuesday. Mueller’s inclusion on the watch list .

  • Preliminary primary election results

    Gubernatorial race R-Sam Brownback 1164,319 votes   63% R-Jennifer Winn 95,373 votes 37% Secretary of State R-Kris Kobach 164,396 votes 65% R-Scott Morgan 89,320 votes 35% United States House of Representatives District 1 (R) R-Tim Huelskamp 42,166 votes 55%  R-Alan LaPolice 34,671 votes 45% United States House of Representatives District 1 (D) D-James .

  • Riley man killed in crash at bridge

    A Riley man died and a Kansas State University student is in critical condition after a head-on collision Monday afternoon in the 16300 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard near the Fancy Creek bridge. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that at about 4:40 .

  • RSVP expands scope to include younger volunteers

    After 40 years as a 55-and-older volunteer organization, RSVP of the Flint Hills, as it was previously known, is no more. Now called the Flint Hills Volunteer Center, the organization is reaching down to the younger generation as an 11-and-older volunteer .


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