OVERLAND PARK — Is all-out regionalism the best way to develop the Flint Hills into a business powerhouse? Can old grudges among major players in Manhattan, Fort Riley and Wamego be forgotten in the interest of the common good? There were certainly plenty of cheerleaders for
The Kansas Board of Regents has announced the representatives who will participate in the group commissioned to review the board’s recently adopted policy about faculty use of social media. Julia Keen, Faculty Senate president, and Jeff Morris, communications and marketing vice president, will represent
Several Manhattan residents turned out for a 200th birthday party Friday, honoring one of the city’s founders. The celebration, which took place at the Riley County Historical Museum, marked the anniversary of the late Isaac Goodnow’s birth. Attendees ate cake, drank punch and
TOPEKA - A Wabaunsee County woman was sentenced Friday to 60 days in federal prison for embezzling from the Bio-Security Research Institute at Kansas State University. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Kansas reported that Linda Kay Miller, 51, of Alma was ordered to pay $14,000 in
A Wamego woman missing since last Sunday has been found, police said. Angela Hudgins, 46, left her home on Sunday and was supposed to return two days later but did not. Her family members attempted to contact her, then turned to police for help. The Wamego
On a trip to Scotland, Gene Ernst took every opportunity to paint the scenery. “For him, it was a painting trip,” said Margaret Buie, a friend who was on the trip with him. “If there was down time, he’d set up his easel.” Buie,
The Kansas State women’s basketball team made one of the best players in the Big 12 this season look quite average Saturday night. It was a defensive effort that paid off, as the Wildcats survived a late run by 13th-ranked Iowa State to earn an 80
Thomas Gipson was unsettled with his last game. The K-State junior forward, and the team’s vocal leader, battled early foul trouble against Oklahoma and finished with just four points and six rebounds. (Kansas State’s Shane Southwell shoots over West Virignia’s Brandon Watkins
Thomas “Tom” Ellis, 56, died on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Oct. 24, 1957, in Onaga, the son of John and Mary G. (Silvis) Ellis. Tom was the owner of Ellis Construction Services specializing in finish carpentry.
Carol Van Pelt, 69, of Fairland, Okla., died Jan. 17, 2014, at the Integris Hospital in Grove, Okla. She was born April 22, 1944. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
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