Kansas State University landscape architecture student Elizabeth Decker has a goal for her master’s research: help professionals create urban environments that are inclusive of her younger brother, Marc. Marc has autism and will soon reach adulthood. Decker, Lansing, who will graduate May 16 with a
The Riley County Police Department has awarded its second annual RCPD Scholarship Award to Abbie Boyda. Boyda was selected to receive the $500 scholarship in April after a process conducted throughout prior months. The scholarship award recognizes “outstanding students who are children of RCPD employees,” according
Schram Chrysler Dodge Jeep Inc. in Manhattan helped raise $800 in funding for Bergman Elementary School with Chrysler brand’s Drive for the Kids(r) program. The fundraising event was held on March 28, in conjunction with Literacy Night & BBQ. “We are pleased to support our
Julie Kohner’s mother not only survived four concentration camps during the Holocaust, but in 1953, she was the first person to talk about her experience on national television. Kohner, a Holocaust educator and Jewish history scholar from Los Angeles, came to Kansas State University on
Rusty Wilson and Riley County Police Department administrators appear prepared to put their disputes over alcohol violation enforcement procedures at Wilson’s bars behind them. Wilson, owner of Aggieville establishments Kite’s Grille and Bar and Rusty’s Mexican Grill, spoke to the Riley County
Six K-State students seeking policy changes spoke to their peers Thursday in the Leadership Studies Building to gain support for their proposed solutions. Travis Smith, communications studies instructor, said this class project started in the 1980s with Phil Anderson, a former KSU speech communications professor.
Kansas State University received a $3 million gift from two of its alumni, David and Ellie Everitt of Marco Island, Fla. David Everitt is a native of Concordia and is a 1975 graduate with a degree in industrial engineering. He is a member of the college’s
Susie Swanson, wife of state Rep. Vern Swanson, R-Clay Center, is making her bid for his 64th District seat. Vern, who was elected in 2006, said in March that he wouldn’t seek reelection in November. The 64th District started to include portions of Manhattan in 2012
An evening of dining and charity in downtown awaits. That is if you can get a ticket. The inaugural Taste of Downtown will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. Downtown Manhattan Inc. and the Little Apple Optimist Club created this event. Similar to
Sunshine and warm temperatures could make this year’s Kansas Sampler Festival the biggest yet, said festival director Julie Roller. Roller said Wamego — which won the bid to host the event for this year and next and is the smallest town to ever host it —
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