SALINA — With aerospace engineering degrees already in the works, two students from Tuskegee University in Alabama are heightening their collegiate experience by spending the summer studying unmanned aircraft systems at Kansas State University Salina. Tuskegee’s Sidney Walker, a senior from Augusta, Ga., and Benjamin
Licensed Practical Nursing program students at Manhattan Area Technical College passed their licensure exams at a 100 percent rate. The percentage was confirmed after MATC obtained official records from Kansas State Board of Nursing and personal reports from students that tested for PN licensure out of
Graduates from Barton Community College in Great Bend were announced this week. Here’s a list of area students: Clay Center: Jennifer March and Rebecca Oberhelman Manhattan: Evelyn Brady, Martin Cade-Ambeau, Stacey Calloway, Nicole Grant, Sarah Hoyt, Nickolas Mangine, Richard Nichols, Mark Noble, Corey Rehmer,
Children at a Manhattan school this year will be playing on playground equipment that looks fit for Star Trek. USD 383 director of maintenance Keith Noll said the installation of the space-age-style contraptions at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School should be completed by early next week. The
WESTMORELAND — Tears were shed Thursday afternoon in Pottawatomie County District court as Judge Jeffrey Elder sentenced Dustin Monroe to 18 months in prison for his role in a December shooting incident at the Manhattan Quality Inn and Suites. The 34-year-old Wamego man in May pleaded no
Q: Will the huge new medical complex in Onaga take patients and business away from hospitals in Wamego and other towns in the region? Will they be forced to cut services or staff?
Riley County commissioners passed their 2015 budget Thursday after a public hearing yielded no response. The maximum expenditures for next year are set at $49,699,457, an increase of $5,261,738 over the 2014 budget. The budget also includes a mill-levy increase of .432 mills. A mill is $1 in tax for every $1,000
WESTMORELAND – Tears were shed Thursday afternoon in Pottawatomie County District court as Judge Jeffrey Elder sentenced Dustin Monroe to 18 months in prison for his role in a December shooting incident at the Manhattan Quality Inn and Suites. The 34-year-old Wamego man in May pleaded no
Aggieville hasn’t dropped the ball on the ball drop. Representatives of the Aggieville Business Association say they had no intention of letting the traditional New Year’s Eve celebration end — or leave the district — after Varney’s Bookstore owners announced in June they would
In the complicated and bloody feud between Iraq’s people and the Islamic State, the world is wondering what to make of the crisis that has killed at least hundreds of people. Americans are also wondering how much involvement the United States should have in
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