Six interns at Kansas State University’s Pollution Prevention Institute will conduct presentations on their research projects for Kansas industries from 1-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in Room 206 at the K-State Student Union. Five students from Kansas State University and one from Fort Hays State
A new club equestrian team at K-State means opportunities for students looking to ride competitively even as the university drops its varsity-level program at the end of this season. At a barbecue and open house hosted by the new western riding club Tuesday evening at
Construction of a West Anderson Avenue roundabout is anticipated to begin in 2016. The Manhattan City Commission approved amending the city’s contract with BG Consultants Inc. of Manhattan, in the amount of $179,380.50 for the West Anderson Avenue Transportation Expansion project. The amendment allows for design
A Kansas State University wheat geneticist is part of a breakthrough study that identifies one of the wheat genes that controls response to low temperature exposure, a process called vernalization. Natural variation in vernalization genes defines when the plant begins to flower and is critical
Preliminary hearings have been set for several people charged with drug-related crimes after Riley County Police Department officers executed a series of search warrants on Aug. 13. In Riley County District Court on Tuesday, Judge William Malcolm scheduled Sara Marie Boatman’s preliminary hearing for 9 a.
A postdoctoral research fellow at Kansas State University was sentenced on Monday to nearly three and a half years in prison for killing two people while driving drunk, although it remains unclear how much time he will actually serve. In 2012, Miles Theurer was a veterinary
Ten years after its founding, just how firmly fixed in international awareness is the Kansas City-centered Animal Health Corridor? Monday night, hundreds of people gathered here, some from around the world, to celebrate the group’s 10th anniversary. On Tuesday, hundreds more are attending an
Kansas State University will have groundbreakings this week for two major projects. The university will have a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for the $25-million K-State Student Union renovation. The ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. outside of the union’s north entrance. On Friday, K-State
The Manhattan-Ogden school board will discuss approving pay increases for classified employees and administrators during its next meeting. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. According to agenda information, the USD 383 board will consider a 0.75-percent increase in wages,
The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday had a preliminary review of the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (FHMPO) long-range transportation plan––a federal requirement for the area to receive future federal funding for transportation projects. A portion of Pott County’s Blue Township, bordered on
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