Tuesday, October 13, 2015


  • Books | May 18, 2014

    ‘Exiles’ champions its setting

    “The Exiles Return” is a story about Austria, more specifically, Vienna, that begins in the spring of 1954 and ends in the spring of 1955. As its title suggests, it’s a story of individuals who fled Austria before or during World War II and, for a

  • Golf | May 18, 2014

    Wood shoots under par in final round

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Kansas State senior men’s golfer Daniel Wood finished up his collegiate career on a positive note by carding a 3-under par 69 Saturday during the final round of the 2014 NCAA Columbia Regional at the par-72, 7,141-yard Club at Old Hawthorne. Wood climbed six

  • Baseball | May 18, 2014

    Texas’ Peters, Cooper no-hit Wildcats in win

    The promotion on Friday night’s Kansas State baseball game was postgame fireworks. Unfortunately, the Wildcats couldn’t create any of their own during the game. They couldn’t even get a spark. Texas pitchers Dillon Peters and Morgan Cooper combined to keep the Wildcats

  • Rowing | May 18, 2014

    K-State rowing third at C-USA

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Kansas State women’s rowing closed out what has perhaps been the best season in program history with a third-place finish at the Conference USA Championship in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The day’s festivities were highlighted by a gold medal showing by

  • Local |Business | May 18, 2014

    Hospital hires two speech pathologists

    Mercy Regional Health Center hired Meg Vernon and Peggy Wiens as pediatric speech language pathologists. Vernon has more than seven years of experience as a speech language pathologist. In 2006, Meg earned her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin — Stevens Point in Speech Language

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 18, 2014

    Disease affects pets, humans

    Due to recent storms and flooding, a Kansas State University veterinarian is warning of a disease that spreads through water to both dogs and people. “The most important thing about leptospirosis is it’s a zoonotic disease, so dogs can transmit the disease to people,”

  • Gardening | May 18, 2014

    Picking the best nitrogen fertilizer


    As the growing season progresses, the gardener needs to monitor their plants’ growth. The goal is to provide the basic items that the plant needs to remain healthy. Last season, the focus was on best watering practices. This season, the focus is on fertilizing with

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 18, 2014

    KSU names undergrad research award winners

    Winners of Kansas State University’s first Kirmser Undergraduate Research Awards were recognized May 7 at Hale Library. Grand prize and honorable mentions were awarded for individual freshman, individual non-freshman and group. Individual grand prize winners received $1,000. Group grand prize winners shared a $3,000 award. The awards

  • Local |Business | May 18, 2014

    Local dentist retires after 30 years

    Dr. Roger Stevens of Dentistry By Design is retiring after serving the Manhattan area for more than 30 years as a dentist. He will now spend his time volunteering at community dental clinics and traveling as a clinical examiner for dental licensing boards. Dentistry By Design

  • Obituaries | May 18, 2014


    It is with sadness and in the spirit of celebration of life that we share that the Rev. Dale R. Turner, 85, died peacefully on April 25 after many years with multi-infarct dementia, which rivals Alzheimer’s disease. In the interest of research and education, his brain

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