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  • 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

  • May 18, 2014

    Southwest KS 4-H clubs welcome immigrant families

    “Prometo: Mi cabeza para pensar claramente, mi corazon para mayor lealtad, mis manos para mejor servicio…”  No, I don’t speak Spanish, but I have learned that those are the opening words of the 4-H pledge in Spanish. Today we’ll meet an innovative 4

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2014

    Rock Creek forensics team brings home awards from state championships, festival

    The Rock Creek Forensics Team ended one of its most successful years ever by bringing home the second place state trophy from Wichita on a May 3rd tournament. Three Mustang events won individual state championships. Chance Maginness won humorous solo acting, Jacy Johnston won oration,

  • Baseball | May 18, 2014

    Texas’ Peters, Cooper no-hit Wildcats in win

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    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

  • Local |Education |Manhattan High School | May 18, 2014

    Bradley named to dance team

    TOPEKA — Kelsey Bradley, of Manhattan, has been named to the Washburn University Dancing Blues. The team is a group dedicated to professional, appropriate and entertaining performances that exhibit school spirit at athletic and other campus events. Bradley will be a freshman at Washburn in the

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2014

    MATC students win state competition

    Manhattan Area Technical College competed in a statewide, hand-on skills competition last month. The air conditioning competition was held on April 18 at MATC and the welding and auto collision competitions were held on April 23 in Wichita. There were over 150 different technical trade competitions that take

  • Obituaries | May 18, 2014


    Joyce Lee (Virgin) Stamper, 77, died Thursday. Joyce was born May 16, 1936, in Lewis County, Ky.  She was the daughter of the late Alva Jack and late Mary Frances Virgin. Stamper is survived by her three daughters, Vickie L. (Alan) Riniker of Manhattan, Sheri Stamper-Berg (Ronald

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2014

    Music student earns degree from Berklee

    Dalton Harts, son of Terry and Ann Harts of Manhattan, graduated magna cum laude May 10 from the Berklee College of Music, Boston, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in electronic production and design. Berklee is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world,

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