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  • Local | April 23, 2015

    Kaws to dedicate park features

    Members of the Kaw American Indian tribe will dedicate improvements to the Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park south of Council Grove on Saturday. Kaw Nation Tribal Council members will join Gov. Sam Brownback and other state officials at 3 p.m. for a dedication ceremony for a

  • Local |Business | April 23, 2015

    Foundation’s match day raises $375K

    An annual fundraising event brought in nearly $375,000 for local nonprofit entities Wednesday. The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation announced that it raised $232,317 with 1,328 donations during its third Grow Green Match Day, which matches gifts at 50 percent. Foundation president and CEO Vern Henricks said he was overwhelmed

  • Local |Area Schools | April 23, 2015

    Rock Creek sweeps St. Marys

    The Rock Creek softball team swept St. Marys on the road on Monday, beating the Bears 12-3 and 14-1. Winter Henry was hot from the plate in Game 1 for Rock Creek. Henry went 3 for 5, drove in one and scored two runs. Mariah Kinderknecht went 1 for 1

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 23, 2015

    Pianist highlights library event

    Music lovers can start the month of May on the right note with a performance, dessert and wine at an encore piano concert by Slawomir Dobrzanski, associate professor of music at Kansas State University. The event is presented by the Friends of K-State Libraries at 7:30

  • Local |Business | April 23, 2015

    Pet pantry helps people provide for loved creatures

    WICHITA — Crystal Diamond is 67 and says she lives on about $600 a month from Social Security. It’s not easy for her to afford her own food, let alone provisions for her five once-stray cats. But Diamond said she can’t do without her pets. “That’

  • Local |Area Schools | April 23, 2015

    Mustang baseball sweeps St. Marys

    The Rock Creek baseball team went on the road on Monday for a pair of games at St. Marys, sweeping the Bears 12-5 and 9-0. In Game 1, the Mustangs fought back from a 4-3 deficit to take the lead in the fourth and then added

  • Local |Area Schools | April 23, 2015

    Rock Creek JV softball sweeps St. Marys

    The Rock Creek junior varsity team swept St. Marys on Tuesday, winning a close first game 7-6 before defeating the Bears, 14-9, in Game 2. Rock Creek and St. Marys exchanged the lead eight times in Game 1, but the Mustangs ended up on top. Olivia Lee

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 22, 2015

    K-State names Vet Med dean

    K-State’s new dean of veterinary medicine has an NBAF-related background. Effective Aug. 2, Tammy Beckham will assume the position, succeeding Ralph Richardson, who has served as dean since 1998 and will transition to a faculty position in the college. Beckham is currently the director of the

  • Local |Fort Riley | April 22, 2015

    Soldiers seek new opportunities at Fort Riley hiring fair

    Fair2.phatch

    FORT RILEY — The room bustled with activity Wednesday morning as employers mingled with hundreds of soldiers looking for jobs at Fort Riley’s annual Hiring Heroes career fair. Some employers lined their tables with posters, brochures and trinkets, while others used a more understated approach,

  • Local | April 22, 2015

    Kaw tribe returning to Council Grove

    For the first time in 142 years, Kanza Indians will dance on their own land in Kansas. On Saturday, members of the Kaw Nation are scheduled to perform native dances under a dance arbor at the Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park about 3 1/2 miles south of Council Grove.

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