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  • Local |Education | March 30, 2014

    St. George student wins merit award

    Kenan Bitikofer of St. George has been offered the Goshen College President’s Leadership Award (PLA), the college’s top merit scholarship. Goshen is a four-year Christian liberal arts college in northern Indiana. The PLA is given in recognition of outstanding academic performance and promise

  • Local |Education | March 30, 2014

    Upper Iowa University announces December 2013 graduates

    FAYETTE, IOWA — Upper Iowa University announced the names of its December 2013 graduates, followed by the degree earned and respective honors. They were Jeffrey Hernandez of Manhattan with a bachelor’s of science in criminal justice, Tanesha Walden of Fort Riley with an associate of arts

  • Rowing | March 30, 2014

    K-State rowers beat rival Jayhawks

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas State women’s rowing team used strong performances from its 1st Varsity 8 and 2nd Varsity 8 to power the Wildcats to a fourth straight victory over Kansas on Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. On the day, the two schools split the

  • Golf | March 30, 2014

    KSU women’s golf takes 8th in Arizona

    TUSCON, Ariz. — The Kansas State women’s golf team finished eighth with a three-round score of 26-over 890 following Saturday’s final round of the Mountain View Collegiate at the par-72, 6,227-yard Mountain View Golf Course. “We didn’t have the round that we wanted to

  • Local |Education | March 30, 2014

    Wamego student earns ACT scholarship from CCCC

    CONCORDIA — Joanna Lagerquist is the recipient of a $2,528 ACT scholarship from Cloud County Community College for the 2014-2015 academic year. Joanna will graduate in May 2014 from Wamego High School. She is the daughter of Dennis and Tanya (Mercer) Zieber and Bruce Lagerquist.

  • Local |Business | March 30, 2014

    Family business becomes hardware store leader

    Do you have hang-ups? No, I’m not talking about your pet peeves. I’m referring to a type of hardware called a hang-up which is useful in hanging items from acoustical ceilings. That’s one example of an item produced by an innovative company

  • Columns | March 30, 2014

    Putin is running up the score on Obama

    It is apparent that President Barack Obama does not understand foreign policy.  How-ever, Vladimir Putin does. This helps explain why Obama is ineffective and increasingly embarrassed by the Russian leader.  The events in Ukraine are only the latest in a long line of

  • Court Calendar | March 28, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, March 31, 2014 9:00 –  BCF 9:00 Ayer, Currin Status (13 CR 461 Poss MJ, etc) BCF III 9:00 Fleury, Kenneth Status (14 CR 37 Battery) BKD III 9:00 Gareis, David Status (14 CR 76 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Heilman, Harold SENTENCING (14 CR 2 Prom, Obscenity to Minor) BKD III 9:00 Hofman, Jordan Status (14 CR 15 Theft, Cr. Use

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 28, 2014

    Teachers from Ecuador bond in KSU program

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    For the hundred or so English teachers from Ecuador currently at K-State, it’s almost mandatory to stick together. How else to make it through their time in America? Pedro Espinoza, project manager for K-State’s Center for Intercultural and Multilingual Advocacy, talked to a

  • Local | March 28, 2014

    Spring cleanup to begin Monday

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    Manhattan’s annual spring cleanup is scheduled next Monday through Thursday. Residents can take the opportunity to clean up their homes and yards, with free haul-away for most items on the area’s scheduled pickup day. City crews will pick up yard waste, limbs and


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