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  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2014

    Students earn Goldwater Scholarship nominations

    Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The nominees are Thuy Cao, Garden City; Max Goering, McPherson; Brendan Heffernan, Olathe; and Christine Spartz, Ellington, Conn. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Sen. Barry M. Goldwater from Arizona, the scholarship

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2014

    Sabbatical leave granted to 47 KSU faculty members

    Kansas State University is granting sabbatical leave to 47 faculty members during the 2014-2015 school year. The purpose and length of each leave varies, with some faculty members using the time for research projects in the U.S. or internationally, to teach at other institutions or

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2014

    Paraguayan professor to speak

    Clotilde Benitez, professor and head of the human ecology department at the National University of Asuncion in Paraguay, will give the keynote address Saturday at the meeting of Kansas Paraguay Partners at Kansas State University. The lecture, which marks the group’s 50th anniversary, will

  • Obituaries | March 07, 2014


    Donald Wayne “Don” Area 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at Meadowlark Hills Collins House. He was born July 16, 1927, in Olsburg. He was the son of Babe and Alice (Axelton) Area.  Don graduated from Randolph High School. He served for 4 years in the U.S. Navy

  • Editorials | March 07, 2014

    Ray’s has been a good neighbor

    We don’t like to see any business shut its doors. Not only must its patrons find another shopping option, but closing is unsettling for employees. And when a business that’s closing down is one of the places we frequent, the loss feels, well,

  • Columns | March 07, 2014

    Soy collaboration is paying off

    When I was a student at K-State, I planned on a career helping to feed the world. I never anticipated that job would bring me back to my alma mater to meet with people from Pakistan. The university’s International Grains Program and the Ameri-can

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | March 07, 2014

    Kansas high court: More school funds

    The Kansas Supreme Court unanimously ruled Friday that the state’s education funding is unconstitutional in terms of equity. In the long-awaited decision, it also asked a lower court to further review whether funding is constitutionally adequate. The court heard arguments for Gannon v. Kansas

  • March 07, 2014

    Senate resolution supports NBAF

    U.S senators from Kansas and Missouri have lined up together to demonstrate their unwavering support for the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF). Republican Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran of Kansas, along with Roy Blunt and Democrat Claire McCaskill of Missouri, managed

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | March 07, 2014

    RCPD asks for $1M increase for 2015

    The Riley County Police Department has begun hashing out numbers with the county law board for its 2015 budget. The department and Riley County Law Board commissioners met Thursday night for the first of two budget workshops. The agency proposed a $1,088,500 increase from its 2014 approved budget

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 07, 2014

    Were the Strasser Village arsonists ever caught?


    Q: Did they ever catch anybody who set fire to the Strasser Village Apartments near downtown?

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