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  • Local |Kansas State University | April 22, 2014

    Business execs serving as professors for a day

    This week is seeing 24 industry professionals taking on the role of College of Business Administration professor as part of the second Executive Professor-for-a-Day program at K-State. The executives have been paired up with 37 different class sections over the week, ranging from the undergraduate business foundations

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 22, 2014

    Allen named university’s 34th Truman scholar

    A passion for changing the world is deeply rooted in Kansas State University student Ross Allen, junior in economics and philosophy, Soldier, which has earned him a 2014 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. The Truman scholarship is a national competition that provides up to $30,000 for graduate study

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 21, 2014

    Division of Continuing Ed becomes KSU Global Campus

    Kansas State University has been educating adult learners off campus for more than four decades through the Division of Continuing Education. To more accurately reflect K-State’s international ties and global reach, the Division of Continuing Education has been renamed Kansas State University Global Campus.

  • Local | April 20, 2014

    A scramble to find Easter eggs at fundraiser for foster kids


    Hundreds of children scavenged for Easter eggs, leaving not one of the 4,000 of them behind in the fields of Northeast Community Park. The hunt happened Saturday morning along with a 5K race for adults and a Rabbit Dash for children. It was a fundraiser to

  • Local |Fort Riley | April 20, 2014

    Fort Riley overhauls assault programs

    As much as Army Sgt. Aiden Hinkley believed in the concept of a one-stop shop of services for sexual assault victims in the military, he and his supervisor weren’t certain anybody would show up. After all, only two other U.S. Army installations in

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 20, 2014

    Expert: Be egg-stra careful with foods

    If you plan on eating those Easter eggs after you’ve dyed them, pay attention to how you cook them, says a K-State food safety expert. Londa Nwadike, who works at K-State’s Olathe campus, offers these tips on how to keep bacteria out of

  • Local |Business | April 20, 2014

    Wilson talks about recent flap with RCPD


    Rusty Wilson wants to believe that… Well, that he has been believed. That strange split sentence isn’t just some fun writing device. It’s pretty much the full description of what’s puzzling the well-known — and occasionally controversial — owner of Kite’s Grille and

  • Local |Education | April 20, 2014

    HCC inducts international honor society members

    Nine regional Highland Community College students were formally inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society March 30 at HCC-Wamego. New members of the Beta Nu Omega Chapter who took part in the formal induction ceremony were Daniel Armesto, St. Marys; Kendra Baird, Onaga; Jacob

  • Local |Education | April 20, 2014

    Council Grove student wins 1st place in science competition

    Christopher Siegle, a senior at Council Grove High School, participated in the Kansas State Science and Engineering Fair in Wichita this month. His project investigated the energy output of different types and densities of coal and received first place in the Division I Chemistry category.

  • Local |Education | April 20, 2014

    FHCS senior receives music scholarship

    The Goshen (Ind.) College Music department has recommended Kenan Bitikofer of St. George for a $4,000 Music Achievement Award scholarship. It is renewable for each year the student pursues a music major or minor. The scholarship   is for musical excellence in talented and developing musicians.

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