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  • Dorothy L. Thompson Lecture Series to host talk on civil rights leadership

    A civil rights advocate will discuss modern-day civil rights and share how the movement must differ from our historical understanding of civil rights as part of Kansas State University’s fall 2015 Dorothy L. Thompson Civil Rights Lecture Series. Mildred Edwards, .


    Donna C. Roper, 68, Manhattan, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, from colon cancer. A colleague provided some of the following information. Donna was born in June 20, 1947 in Oneonta, New York, the daughter of Norman and Laura (Deitz) Roper and sister to Marilyn.  .

  • ‘Joseph’ coming to McCain this weekend

    The biblical tale of Joseph and the coat of many colors is coming to Kansas State University’s McCain Performance Series with the production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, in McCain Auditorium. Tim .

  • K-State to observe Banned Books Week

    K-State Libraries, Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society and the English department are co-sponsoring a series of events Sept. 27-Oct. 3 to recognize Banned Books Week at Kansas State University. A host of the university’s students, faculty and staff .

  • Lockett unable to help Seahawks beat Packers

    Tyler Lockett looked a little more human this week for the Seattle Seahawks, getting held out of the endzone and mostly contained in the return game in a 27-17 loss to the Green Bay Packers. The rookie caught two passes .

  • K-State down 554 students

    Fall enrollment for Kansas State University is down for the first time since 2006, according to figures released Friday. In his seventh annual State of the University address, President Kirk Schulz praised the diversity and academic talent of this year’s .

  • Festival breathes life into Paxico Paxico4.mercury

    PAXICO — Up to 5,000 visitors were expected for the 12th annual Paxico Blues Festival on Saturday, which is more than a 20-fold increase over the town’s typical daytime population of about 220. Steve “Bud” Hund, owner of Paxico’s Mill Creek .

  • Schumacher leads Hayden past Indians, 21-14 3.mercury

    TOPEKA — If not for two plays by Connor Schumacher Friday night at Hayden, the Manhattan High football team might still be undefeated. The Indians received their first real test of the season against the Wildcats, and though they played well .

  • Tracz enjoys intensity of directing KSU band Tracz.mercury

    Frank Tracz spends at least six hours a week at Memorial Stadium at K-State, weaving through lines of college students as they try to get a halftime show performance ready. Tracz, director of the K-State marching band, checks the marchers’ .

  • Local volunteer group works to improve access to solar power Solarpanels.mercury

    The 2010 BP oil spill — identified by some as the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history — pumped an estimated 4.2 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 people and more than 8,000 animals and polluting 16,000 miles of coastline. Because .

  • Sibling love, sibling rivalry inevitable

    Having siblings means having competition. It means lots of other things, too. In the best cases, siblings are your lifelong friends. But on a primal level, they’re also your first competition. You compete for resources in exactly the same .

  • Osher classes, ‘Shrek’ musical, chili crawl and more

    SUNDAY WildKAT Chase, 8 a.m. Kappa Alpha Theta’s philanthropy for Sunflower CASA. Bosco Student Plaza.   Riley County Historical Museum presentation featuring Lu Adams portraying Mary “Mother” Bickerdyke, a Civil War nurse and advocate for the Union Soldier, 2 p.m. .


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