Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The nominees are Aaron Messerla, Manhattan; Katherine Johnson, McPherson; Joshua Nelson, Salina; and Lauren Komer, Shawnee. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Sen. Barry M. Goldwater from .
Kansas State University recently selected 11 high school seniors as finalists for the university’s Civic Leadership Scholarship. The finalists competed in an on-campus interview and recognition day Jan. 22. The competition rewards students who are making a difference and demonstrating creativity .
The Manhattan High bowling teams traveled to Junction City on Thursday for a quadrangular meet with Junction City, Salina-Sacred Heart and Seaman. The girls’ team took third place as a team, while the boys finished in fourth. For the girls, .
Chances are that if you made a New Year’s resolution, you’ve already failed. Only about 8 percent of Americans achieve their goal, according to research from the Journal of Clinical Psychology. But there is still hope — a few simple .
In the consolation semifinals of the Hiawatha Invitational, Horton did just enough to defeat Rock Creek Thursday afternoon, sending the Mustangs to the seventh-place game of the tournament on Saturday. Rock Creek will play eighth-seeded Riverside in the seventh-place game .
The last time Kansas State traveled to Lawrence, the game spiraled out of control in the first half, with rival Kansas leading 45-28 by halftime. K-State’s young group was frazzled and Marcus Foster was held to seven points as .
The Kansas State women’s basketball team tackled one of its losing streaks Wednesday night, snapping a four-game skid with a win over Oklahoma State. K-State looks to halt another one Saturday afternoon when it travels to Lubbock, Texas, to .
MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble advancing past Valley Center in its tournament opener at the Mid-America Classic on Thursday, defeating the Hornets, 57-37. The Indians were never in serious danger of losing to the Hornets, .
Preschoolers petted their way through the Kansas Day celebration at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Thursday. The center honored the state’s 154th birthday at its third-annual Kansas Day learning exploration with about 90 young students. The event also helped .
As budget cuts for USD 383 loom, two principals at Manhattan-Ogden schools asked the board of education Wednesday night to keep their at-risk programs safe. Elementary school principals from Woodrow Wilson, Marlatt, Lee, Ogden and Northview also updated the board about .
The Riley County Commission opened bids for a future county fire station on Thursday. The 6,000-square-foot Tuttle Creek Fire Station, 4520 Highway 13, is planned to replace the county’s current Tattarax and Tuttle Cove fire stations. Emergency management director Pat Collins .
FORT RILEY — More than 800 1st Infantry Division soldiers are beginning their return trip to Fort Riley after an eight-month deployment. Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team have begun the process of redeploying following .
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