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  • K-State, other university officials applaud White House efforts to end campus rape

    As the Obama administration pushed an initiative against campus rape last week, it called on colleges and universities to deal with the issue more openly. White House officials also unveiled a celebrity public service announcement, a new website — NotAlone.gov — .

  • A more realistic spy novel

    “The Cairo Affair” differs from a lot of espionage novels in that the good guys, if they win at all, don’t win cleanly. Perhaps that’s why the story feels more real, more plausible, than the tales in which .

  • Exercise book has everything health-conscious people need

    Once you feel energy slipping away, it can be a real struggle to get it back. Many people assume that physical activity by itself is the main solution to achieve a sense of total well-being. If this were true, then .

  • Landmark Bank president retires

    Larry Heyka, market president of Landmark National Bank in Manhattan, retired at the end of April after 40 years of serving financial needs as a community banker. “I truly enjoy working with small and regional businesses and serving the needs of .

  • Local company creates banking software

    New Element, a local software development company, has developed a new product, New Element Collaborate, web-based strategy management software that’s accessible via desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Credit unions are using this to improve member service products, increase efficiencies .

  • Local insurance agency makes top 10

    Charlson-Wilson Insurance Agency Inc. of Manhattan has been named one of the top 10 growth agencies for Auto-Owners Insurance in the states of Missouri and Kansas in 2013. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Columbia, Mo., and at a .

  • KSU student honors brother with autism-inclusive city project

    Kansas State University landscape architecture student Elizabeth Decker has a goal for her master’s research: help professionals create urban environments that are inclusive of her younger brother, Marc. Marc has autism and will soon reach adulthood. Decker, Lansing, who .

  • Western Kansas man makes strides in agri-business

    Pioneers. They were the brave men and women who came west and settled the state of Kansas. Today we honor those pioneers. But we also honor the modern-day entrepreneurs who have pioneered modern approaches to agri-business. One such entrepreneur has .

  • LYDIA THOMASON

    Lydia Blanch Thomason, 58, of Andover, died Easter Sunday due to an automobile accident. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in France on March 7, 1956, the daughter of Howard and Josiane (Louis) Sweeney. Lydia and Ron Thomason .

  • RCPD awards scholarship

    The Riley County Police Department has awarded its second annual RCPD Scholarship Award to Abbie Boyda. Boyda was selected to receive the $500 scholarship in April after a process conducted throughout prior months. The scholarship award recognizes “outstanding students who are .

  • ADA HONEYCUTT

    Ada Mae Honeycutt, 86, died Friday at Sunset Home in Concordia. She was born Oct. 5, 1927, in Blue Rapids, the daughter of Harry M. and Lois Faye Craft. Survivors include her son, Keven Honeycutt and wife, Debbie, of Concordia; two granddaughters, Lori .

  • Chrysler raises money for Bergman

    Schram Chrysler Dodge Jeep Inc. in Manhattan helped raise $800 in funding for Bergman Elementary School with Chrysler brand’s Drive for the Kids(r) program. The fundraising event was held on March 28, in conjunction with Literacy Night & BBQ. “We .





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