Jeh Johnson, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will deliver a Landon Lecture later this month. Johnson will speak at 10 a.m. on May 27 at Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium “Secretary Johnson’s visit to Kansas State University is timely as
A former Kansas State University researcher questioned provost April Mason, the person who fired him, Friday during a grievance hearing regarding his termination. Biology researcher Joseph Craine was terminated from K-State in October after sending emails to the editor of the scientific journal Ecology alleging
As people around the world gathered on Saturday to watch the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao — one of the sport’s most anticipated fights of all time — loyalties divided along various lines. Some rooted for Mayweather because he’s American, or
The Manhattan High School forensics team on Saturday won its third 6A state championship in four years at Olathe Northwest High School. Michaela Hayes took first place in the poetry division, as did Haley Heaton and Trevor Bashaw in duet acting. Bashaw also finished second
The car was damaged in Texas. The repair is being done in a body shop in Kansas. That is one example of the work of an entrepreneurial auto body specialist who chooses to live in rural Kansas. John Gean is founder and owner of Protown
A pilot program in Manhattan designed to train workers for area manufacturing jobs is starting up later this month. The Kansas Department of Commerce, Caterpillar Work Tools Inc. and Manhattan Area Technical College will provide short term training through the Workforce AID (Aligned with Industry
John Dempster, a Kansas State University senior in accounting and economics from Manhattan, placed second in the 2015 Capsim Foundation Business Simulation Challenge, an international competition that featured 788 students from business schools in 34 countries. The competition used Capsim Management Simulation software to test students’ ability to
Emily Gassmann has been hired at Avalon Hair and Nail Salon as a nail technician. Gassmann, 19, grew up in Manhattan and worked in the family business at Wildcat Pet Resort for almost 10 years. She graduated high school in 2013, and attended K-State for a year under
ERA High Pointe Realty recently acquired ownership of ERA The Conderman Group. The new ownership team consists of Andy Carson, Ricci Dillon, Katie Wolf and Jean Bigbee Hill. ERA High Pointe Realty has 16 licensed Realtors. The company is at 1430 Poyntz Ave.
Yoga instructor Laura Rose joined the Body First Wellness and Recreation Center staff on April 15. Rose completed the YogaWorks 200-hour Foundational Teacher Training in January. Alexandria Crow led the training sessions at Orange Sky Yoga in Manhattan. Her training included yoga theory and practice of
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