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  • Local |Kansas State University | May 30, 2014

    Four faculty members receive teaching awards

    Four Kansas State University faculty members are being recognized with the Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award for making a difference in the classroom. The 2014 award recipients are Todd Easton, associate professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering; Dann Fisher, professor of accounting; David Richter-O’

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 30, 2014

    Researchers develop composting program with used coffee grounds

    An interdisciplinary Kansas State University research group is turning garbage into gourmet food. The researchers are taking used coffee grounds from a campus coffee shop and using them as compost to cultivate gourmet mushrooms at the K-State Student Farm. By composting alone, 50 pounds a week —

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | May 30, 2014

    MHS, area teams gear up for state track

    After back-to-back weeks winning a Centennial League title and a regional title, the Manhattan High boys’ track team opens this weekend’s all-class state track meet with hopes of a third title at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium. If the meet goes as planned, the Indians

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2014

    Bullpups hold off Wamego

    SALINA — The way things started for Wamego on Thursday, things were looking good for the Red Raiders at the Class 4A-D1 state softball tournament in Salina. But by the bottom of the first inning, state newcomers McPherson looked like they were going to run away

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2014

    Kapaun softball rallies to beat Hays

    Despite trailing 4-0, Kapaun Mt. Carmel came back to beat Hays 7-6 on in the opening day of the Class 5A state softball tournament on Thursday at the Twin Oaks Softball Complex. The Crusaders trailed 3-0 after the third inning and Hays added a fourth

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2014

    Seaman 4, BV Southwest 1

    The Seaman Vikings used a four-run third inning and held on in a 4-1 win over Blue Valley Southwest. The Timberwolves couldn’t get their offense going until the seventh inning and finished with just four hits. The lone run was a sole home run

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2014

    Maize South 6, Mill Valley 1

    Kelsey Sterneker held Mill Valley to one hit and one run as Maize South cruised to a 6-1 win. Maize South piled on two runs in the third inning and slowly built up a 5-0 lead before the Jaguars tacked on a run in the

  • Obituaries | May 30, 2014


    Teresita Bermudez, 49, of Overland Park, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center.  Memorial services will be 3 p.m., Sunday, June 1, 2014, at the Porter Funeral Home in Lenexa. Visitation will be Sunday from 2-3 p.m. at the funeral home. The family provided

  • Obituaries | May 30, 2014


    Phyllis D. Fitzgerald, 93, of Lisle, Ill., died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Elmhurst, Ill. Survivors include her daughters, Nancy McCoy and husband W. James of Chapel Hill, N.C.; Catherine McMahon and husband Phillip of Elmhurst; sister, Dora Hunt of Prescott, Ariz.; three grandchildren: James and wife

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2014

    Bishop Carroll 9, Shawnee Heights 0

    Bishop Carroll scored nine runs in the first three innings and held Shawnee Heights to one hit in the Golden Eagles’ first round win. The Eagles scored three runs in the first, one in the second and five in the third as they built up

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