• District to replace 5 aging buses in fleet Buses1.phatch

    USD 383 will spend about $450,000 for six buses to replace some that didn’t pass an annual inspection. The Manhattan-Ogden school board approved a request by the district’s transportation director, Doug Messer, at a Wednesday meeting. Five of the buses .

  • MPO leader says agreement key to project funding

    The more regional leaders can agree on projects, the more likely it is that the Kansas Department of Transportation will fund them, said Stephanie Watts at a meeting Wednesday. “Projects that have involvement and support from multiple jurisdictions will have .

  • Douglas series to focus on business, education issues

    Two individuals known for influencing public policy will be the speakers for the fall 2014 Lou Douglas Lecture Series on Public Issues at Kansas State University. The lecture series is sponsored by UFM Community Learning Center. Jeffrey Hollender, social entrepreneur and .

  • Chair design earns recognition

    A versatile chair design has earned a recent Kansas State University graduate a high finish at an international furniture-making competition. Richard Thompson, Olathe, a May 2014 master’s graduate in interior architecture and product design, won second place in the commercial .

  • EDREI LOUISE LOCKHART

    Edrei Louise (Sweet) Lockhart, 83, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March, 23, 1931, in Centerville, the daughter of Frank F. and Edrei Anna (.

  • JANE LAMAN

    Jane Laman, 83, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 5, 1931, in Cottonwood Falls, the daughter of Thomas and Nell (Miles) McKee. She .

  • DEAN CARPENTER

    Norman “Dean” Carpenter, 64, of Waterville, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Survivors include his wife, Patti Carpenter, of Waterville; two sons, Christopher Carpenter and Kelly Carpenter, both of Council Bluffs, Iowa; three grandchildren and four brothers and sisters, Deborah Huls of Castle Rock, .

  • JOHN LAMBERT

    John Lambert, 81, of Manhattan, died early Thursday morning, Sept. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502, ymlfuneralhome.com..

  • Susie the chimp to celebrate 60th birthday Suzie1.phatch

    Sunset Zoo chimpanzee Susie will be the center of attention Sunday afternoon as zoo staff celebrate her 60th birthday as part of Enrichment Day. The zoo’s entire chimpanzee troop will benefit with a cake-themed enrichment activity at 3:15 p.m., .

  • K-State volleyball set for home opener at Bramlage

    The Kansas State volleyball team is hitting the road for its home opener tonight — all the way to Bramlage Coliseum. K-State opens the Varney’s Invitational tonight at 6 against Arkansas at Bramlage, marking the first time in almost nine years .

  • Burns growing as a corner, returner Burns2.phatch

    When Morgan Burns arrived at Kansas State in 2012, one thing was apparent to coaches and teammates. He was fast. But speed isn’t everything if there isn’t some measure of skill to go with it. And after his first-career .

  • KSU equestrian opens with home scrimmage

    The Kansas State equestrian team will provide a preview of the team for the 2014-15 season on Saturday with the fourth annual Purple-White scrimmage —beginning at 8 a.m. at Timbercreek Stables. Admission to the event is free. K-State head coach .





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