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  • Local | October 20, 2013

    Rainy weather doesn’t ruin Lee’s annual BBQ

    Barbeque 2.phatch

    Neither rain nor snow was going to stop the Lee School Chicken BBQ. Parents of Lee Elementary School students put on the 61st annual chicken barbecue Friday at the school. Despite the inclement weather, the tradition carried on with gusto as parents cooked chicken all

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 20, 2013

    Sigma Alpha Epsilon celebrates 100 years

    K-State’s oldest fraternity had a 100th anniversary celebration this weekend. Sigma Alpha Epsilon, which was founded Jan. 25, 1913, held events Friday and Saturday to welcome back alumni for the celebration. Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Richard Myers and former Kansas State president Milton Eisenhower

  • Local |Business | October 20, 2013

    Post to hold hiring fair

    FORT RILEY — Job seekers in the Manhattan/Junction City region will have the opportunity to attend a fall hiring fair from 2 to 6 pm on October 22 at Riley’s Conference Center on the main post. “This is a golden opportunity for somebody who is looking to

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 20, 2013

    Fort Riley soliders gearing up to train in Africa

    FORT RILEY — Here on the Kansas plains, thousands of soldiers once bound for Iraq or Afghanistan are gearing up for missions in Africa as part of a new Pentagon strategy to train and advise indigenous forces to tackle emerging terrorist threats and other security risks

  • Local | October 20, 2013

    Miss Kansas comes home to run in 5K at K-State

    Theresa Vail, the reigning Miss Kansas, will be coming back to Manhattan on Sunday to participate in K-State’s Homecoming 5K race. Vail has created a program called The Miss K Fitness Challenge, in which she challenges women to run a race with her once

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 20, 2013

    Homecoming: Fall K-State event has changed since 1915

    Kic document 0001-8.phatch

    John Bender coached the K-State football team for only the 1915 season, but that season brought the concept of homecoming and the Wildcats to life. Going into the season, Bender dubbed his team the “Wildcats” because he thought it would represent the scrappy attitude the team

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    Local graduates from Neb. College

    Michael Leuthold, a 2011 graduate of Manhattan High, graduated from Southeast Community College in Milford, Neb. on Sept. 20 with an associate’s degree. Concordia Tractor, Inc. (CTI) John Deere in Wamego sponsored Leuthold to achieve a two-year associate’s degree with John Deere TECH. The TECH

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    USD 383 teacher gets state honor

    Terry Healy, a gifted education teacher at Woodrow Wilson and Marlatt elementary schools, has been named the 2013 Kansas History Teacher of the Year. The award is cosponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, HISTORY and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation on behalf

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    Schools get awards for scores

    Northview Elementary School and Eisenhower Middle School have both received Challenge Award Certificates of Merit from the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force. The award recognizes schools for outstanding achievement and uncommon accomplishment based on Kansas Assessment results from 2013 and other qualifying factors, specifically

  • Local |Education | October 20, 2013

    Conference helps women negotiate

    About 70 undergraduate and graduate students attended the Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshops on October 6 and 7 to help college women gain the knowledge and skills to negotiate salaries and benefits. There were three-hour workshops presented by Annie Houle, National Director, Campus and Community Initiatives, WAGE Project.

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