Tuesday, June 30, 2015


  • June 21, 2015

    Student gets degree from San Diego State

    McQuade Brubaker graduated from San Diego State University magna cum laude. He studied to become a physician’s assistant. Brubaker is the son of Mike Brubaker, formerly of Manhattan, and the grandson of Bill and Virginia Brubaker of Manhattan.

  • June 21, 2015

    Local student make UNL dean’s list, honor roll

    LINCOLN, NE — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced its dean’s list and honor roll for the spring semester of the 2014-15 academic year. Qualification for the dean’s list varies among the eight undergraduate colleges and the honor roll for undeclared students. The following is

  • June 21, 2015

    Manhattan native accepted to KU doctor of physical therapy program

    SALINA — Kelsey McClure of Manhattan, who graduated Magna Cum Laude from Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina on May 9, 2015, with a Bachelor of Arts in exercise science for pre-physical therapy, was accepted into the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at the University of Kansas in

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 21, 2015

    K-State awards honors for spring semester

    More than 3,500 Kansas State University students earned semester honors for their academic performance during the spring 2015 semester. Students with at least 12 graded hours and whose grade point average for the semester is 3.75 or above receive semester honors and commendations from their deans. The honors are

  • Gardening | June 21, 2015

    Galls form on many plants


    It has been a very good year for some pests. Gall inducing ones in particular. You can identify these by the plant tissue that forms when the female has laid an egg in the leaf, stem or other plant site. Something in the saliva or

  • Columns | June 21, 2015

    Problem of Greece’s debt won’t go away soon

    Greece is a marvelous country of ancient ruins, good food and friendly people. To the politicians who run Europe, Greece is much more: It is an acute, chronic pain that seems beyond relief. Matters seem to be coming to a head and must be resolved

  • Letters | June 20, 2015

    Thanks for a year filled with memorable experiences

    To the Editor: An indescribable chapter of my life is coming to an end. As an AFS exchange student, I’ve had the unique opportunity to see the inside of the American way of life and the chance to see many beautiful places in a

  • Local | June 19, 2015

    Local church honors 9 killed in South Carolina


    Residents walked about half a mile Thursday afternoon to Bethel AME Church to support another church experiencing tragedy more than a thousand miles away. The event, which started at First Congregational United Church of Christ, was in honor of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 19, 2015

    Moran’s Regents term ending

    Kansas Regent Robba Moran said she’s proud of the progress made in higher education during her four-year term on the board. Moran’s last Kansas Board of Regents meeting was this week. The board governs the state’s public higher education institutions, including K-State.&

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 19, 2015

    Officials to consider other sites for range

    During heated discussion at a meeting Thursday evening, residents raised numerous questions regarding a proposed shooting range south of Manhattan. Riley County Police Department officials and Riley County commissioners addressed residents’ concerns about moving the range from its current location. Throughout the meeting, county officials

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