ONAGA — Providing quality health care in rural areas has always been a hit-and-miss proposition. In that context, a large and sparsely populated chunk of northeastern Kansas has scored a notable hit with a new $22 million hospital and wellness campus under construction in the center of
A Junction City man died at Geary Community Hospital after he was run over by a truck early Saturday morning. Junction City police reported 23-year-old Cody Martin received treatment at the hospital, but GCH personnel later pronounced him dead. Police found Martin in the roadway
The number of Americans infected with a mosquito-borne virus has nearly doubled in two weeks, according to a K-State researcher who studies the disease. Chikungunya, a virus that is said to cause severe joint pain, also has been found in mosquitoes in the United States.
Thirty-eight Kansas agriculture education students from nine local schools won the the Kansas Agriculture Skills & Competencies Certificate, awarded by the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), now located in Manhattan. Each certificate awarded earns the school $1,000, distributed by the Kansas Department of Education. Schools
Manhattan native Timothy Ellis was chosen by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) as a member of its 2014 cohort of Teaching Fellows. The selected Fellows participated in a rigorous screening process. With only 18 percent of the applicant pool being chosen, the 2014 Teaching Fellows are some
WICHITA — Newman University will launch an online program to help health care professionals become certified in the field of computerized tomography — commonly referred to as Cat Scan —beginning in the fall semester. The online CT program will be included as a concentration in the university’
Correctional Sgt. Darrell Morris retires effective July 31 after a long tenure as a corrections officer and later as a corrections supervisor with the Riley County Police Department -Jail Division. Morris was the first Corrections Officer ever to be selected for the Department’s Employee of
The K-State Super Store, 519 McCall Road, opens to the public Friday, Aug. 8, and the grand opening festivities will take place on Friday, Aug. 15. A ribbon-cutting ceremony, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19. The new store, in front
TOPEKA — Eighteen-year-old Carolymar Rodriguez remembers her senior year of high school as a whirlwind of fast-paced classes. The Topeka native spent the year splitting her time between her school, Washburn Rural High, and Washburn Tech, where she spent three hours a day studying to work
A May 2014 graduate of Kansas State University has received a fellowship from Phi Kappa Phi. Jenny Barriga, a magna cum laude graduate in chemistry and biochemistry, Dodge City, is one of 51 students nationwide this year and one of 23 students from Kansas State University in the
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