Hundreds of people traveled to “Whoville” on Friday night to witness the lighting of the state’s tallest Christmas tree. The 65-foot-tall manufactured tree served as the Blue Earth Plaza centerpiece for the second annual Festival of Lights ceremony. After Santa Claus arrived as the
Q: I have season tickets to the K-State football games and sit on the west side. I have noticed that every game a large number of premium student seats on the east side goes unused during the second half. Where do these students go, and
Seven members of the Susan B. Anthony KAY Club attended the Area 3 Kansas Association for Youth Regional Conference on Nov. 7 in Wamego. The club received the Blue Award in recognition of their student leadership and service to their school, community, nation and world for the 2013
TOPEKA — Washburn University student Shari LaGrange-Aulich of Manhattan was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. LaGrauge-Aulich is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. The 36 Washburn students elected to membership in Phi Kappa Phi include juniors in the top 7.5 percent of their class
Partners in Education from Fort Riley joined in the Thanksgiving fun in Angela Blankenau and Erin Allen’s kindergarten class at Frank Bergman Elementary on Tuesday. Sgts. Travis Daugherty and Joseph Gray assisted the kindergarteners as they prepared for their meal and joined the group
Two Kansas State University faculty members have been named 2014 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world’s largest scientific society. The following Kansas State University faculty members were selected as fellows: • C. Michael Smith, professor of entomology, for
Shoppers who excused themselves from Thanksgiving meals to score early holiday deals in Manhattan were greeted by chilly temperatures and the occasional wait. Lines at Target and Best Buy stretched around each building as hundreds of people stood in line Thursday evening in 35-degree weather.
Riley County only has enough foster homes for about one-third of children who need care. According to St. Francis Community Services,which is contracted by the state to place foster children locally, there are 71 children from Riley County in foster care, and 45 have had to
Q: I’ve seen the initials “JD” on the caps worn by Bill Snyder and some of the assistant football coaches this season. What does that stand for? A: I’m tempted to say: “Jack Daniels,” in the name of the Tennessee whiskey. You probably
Organizers hope a project to renovate the bandstand in Wamego City Park is completed by this spring. The Wamego City Commission recently approved spending up to $45,000 for the project. The Wamego Community Foundation is also taking donations, raising $9,100 so far. The project will stabilize the
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