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  • Local |Education | February 24, 2013

    Social Club scholarship deadline March 1

    Applications for the four KSU Social Club scholarships for the 2013-14 are due March 1. They are now available on the social club website at Stephanie Pulley, animal science and industry graduate student from Manhattan, received the $250 Dr. Michaeline Chance-Reay Community Woman scholarship.

  • Local |Education | February 24, 2013

    Kansas State University fall 2012 graduates

    Riley County Manhattan Megan Martini, Bachelor of Science in Education; Kelsey Matthews, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude; Jessica Mayfield, Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology; Jessica McQueen, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Jason Meurisse, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Joshua Meyer, Bachelor

  • Columns | February 24, 2013

    Drought, crops, cattle make agriculture news


    Batting around a few current topics…we continue dry…farmers and stockmen are becoming caught in a new cost-price squeeze…sold farm land last year was 74 percent bought by farmers…demand and prices for most farm commodities are falling. The good news is that some

  • February 24, 2013

    Kansas farmer using social media for ag community

    Let’s go to southern California where a conference on social media is underway. Participants are learning how to utilize social media. Remarkably, one of the speakers is a farmer from rural Kansas. He is a cofounder of a new entity which is helping thousands

  • Off The Beat | February 24, 2013

    January might be a better choice


    The last few days of Black History Month are coming up this week. We all have our ways of celebrating it such as learning some history, watching an NBA game, hugging a black person or ignoring it. Personally, I use the end of Black History

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2013

    K. Glenn Axelton

    K. Glenn Axelton, 74, died Friday.

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2013

    Judith Heikes

    Judith Ann Heikes, 70, of Riley died Friday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2013

    Alan Parrish

    Alan Leroy Parrish, 48, of Auburn, Neb., died Wednesday in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2013

    Leon Watson

    Leon Watson, 63, of Manhattan died Friday at his residence.

  • Gardening | February 24, 2013

    If you build a rain barrel… will it fill?


    The Manhattan Area Garden Show wrapped up last weekend. Thanks to everyone that participated. Our theme was to provide information on proper watering. You have to have access to water to make it happen. One method to having water is to collect rain. I was

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