• K-State’s enrollment decreases 1.5 percent

    K-State’s overall enrollment has fallen by more than 300 students since last year. The Kansas Board of Regents released a preliminary enrollment count Monday, showing that the six state universities’ enrollments remained relatively flat, increasing by 21 students system- wide. Enrollment .

  • University offers few details on possible cuts

    K-State officials said the university would use across-the-board reductions if a proposed $28 million in state appropriations to Kansas universities is implemented. The proposed cut to the Kansas Board of Regents’ system would be necessary to meet a potential 5 percent reduction .

  • Strecker-Nelson owners seeking buyer for gallery

    The owners of the Strecker- Nelson Gallery are looking for a buyer to take over the downtown establishment. Barbara and Jay Nelson, who bought the art gallery from Julie Strecker in 2000, plan to retire in June. Jay said it could .


    Lawrence C. Rogers Jr. died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at Stormont-Vail-Health Center in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Lawrence was born May 15, 1964, in Manhattan to Lawrence C. Rogers Sr. and Karen (Hoke) Rogers. He attended grade school at .


    Dolan Paul Rundquist, 87, Leonardville, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at his residence. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home..


    Grace Emily Schroeder Gates, 82, died peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Bramlage House at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Grace was born Nov. 4, 1933, in Hutchinson, the daughter of Jacob and Justina Hiebert Schroeder. She .


    Larry Wray Jones,74,Lee’s Summit, Missouri, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at John Knox Village Care Hospice Center. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, at Our Lady of the Presentation .


    Beverly Ellen Pedersen, 84, Manhattan, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at Via Christi Health Center in Manhattan. Beverly was born in Atchison on Aug. 12, 1932, the daughter of the late Egbert Ray and Flossie Viola (Bean) Berry. A complete obituary will be published in .


    Margaret Dora Linton, 96, Wamego, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at her home, following an illness. The family provided some of the following information. Dora was a lifelong member of the community. She was born June 9, 1920, in Wamego, the daughter of Charles and .

  • Kansas State researchers awarded $300,000 grant

    Microbes persistently live on plant roots and are critical in promoting healthy plant development by helping the plant acquire nutrients and protect it from microbial pathogens. These microbial communities, termed microbiomes, are genetically diverse, and many interactions that occur between .

  • K-State grads speak about education issues

    This is the transcript of Monday’s Landon Lecture. It was a panel of K- State graduates who discussed education funding, concealed carry policy , diversity and more. Ms. Mara Williams: Good morning. Before we get started with the questions I .

  • Trump should have studied

    There’s little doubt that Donald Trump is an intelligent man. Less certain is whether he is wise. If he is, he’ll emulate Hillary Clinton and do a little studying before their next debate. During Monday’s 90-minute debate, .


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