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  • Foundation announces two hires

    The KSU Foundation hired Galen Bunning as director of development for the College of Business Administration. Prior to joining the foundation, Bunning served as vice president for advancement at Bethany College in Lindsborg. He spent six years at Bethany in .

  • Locals graduate from Upper Iowa

    Upper Iowa University announced the names of its August 2015 graduates, followed by the degree earned. Area graduates include: Melvin Kenworthy, Riley, Bachelor of Science degree in Business Admin; Ricky Underwood, Fort Riley, Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.

  • Looper earns $1,000 award

    Southern College of Optometry honored Stacey Looper, Blaine, with the Kansas Alumni Endowed Scholarship, the school announced Thursday. The award recognizes an outstanding optometry student from Kansas and comes with a $1,000 award. Looper is the daughter of Deloris and Mark .

  • Plummer inducted into honor society

    The Kansas Wesleyan University Kansas Delta chapter of Alpha Chi inducted Kelsey Plummer, Westmoreland, into the Alpha Chi National Honor Society for outstanding scholarship. Plummer, along with 21 other KWU students, was honored during a Nov. 1 induction ceremony in Fitzpatrick Auditorium .


    Norma Lee Roach, 91, Parsons, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, at Woodridge Estates in Parsons. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Sept. 27, 1924, in Chanute to Carl L. and Mabel F. (House) Sabine. She grew up in Parsons and .

  • Wright awarded for counseling

    The Kansas School Counselor Association announced the selection of Kristin Wright, school counselor at Lincoln Elementary in Clay County, as the 2015-2016 Outstanding School Counselor of the Year. Wright’s selection was announced at the 66th annual Counseling Conference sponsored .

  • Eliminating unwanted pest plants Greggeyestone1

    Some introduced plants are just too prolific in our environment. Amur honeysuckle, field bindweed, Siberian elm, Callery pear and other plants can spread into the landscape. Now is a good time to manage these unwanted plants. Such plants can frequently .

  • U.S. treads deeper into conflicts in Syria

    The United States took two steps recently that could have a major impact on our position and policy toward Syria.  First, it agreed to put military “boots on the ground,” and second, it participated in a major conference on .

  • Buttons ‘N Bows, Veterans Day, holiday open house and more

    SUNDAY Holiday Open House, noon-5 p.m. Flint Hills Discovery Center. Read to Dogs, 2 p.m. Manhattan Public Library. UPC Film: “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation,” 2 and 7 p.m.  Cost: $2 Friday and $3 Sunday Union Forum Hall. Manhattan Arts Center presents “.

  • Fort Riley welcomes home Vietnam veterans at ceremony Vietnam1.mercury

    Fifty years after the start of the Vietnam War, American veterans are still searching for closure. An official welcome home ceremony that took place Friday morning on Fort Riley gave them a chance to come one step closer to putting .

  • Man’s trial in rice seed theft pushed to late 2016

    A Manhattan man accused of helping to steal rice seeds and ship them to China will have to wait another year before his trial begins, according to a document filed this week in federal court. Weiqiang Zhang, a Chinese agricultural .

  • DHS awards KSU $900K to research building security

    The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Kansas State University $900,000 to develop technology to defend building controls from cyber attacks, the department announced Friday. The project is titled “Modeling Security/Safety Interactions in Buildings for Compositional Security/Safety Control.” It’.


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