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  • 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.

  • Local |Education | April 20, 2014

    Sixth graders compete in state geography bee

    Two Manhattan elementary school students went to the Kansas State Geography Bee on April 4 in Abilene. Casey Gritton, the son of Joe and Heather Gritton, from Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School and Aislinn Kinsella, the daughter of Nicole and Kieran Kinsella, from Bergman Elementary School competed

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 20, 2014

    MHS student awarded K-State scholarship

    Lane Sorell of Manhattan was recently awarded a Henry J. Putnam scholarship from Kansas State University for the 2014-2015 school year. Sorell is the son of Dr. Sean and Lisa Sorell. The renewable scholarship recognizes academic and leadership achievements. K-State has awarded 11,000 academic scholarships for

  • Local |Business | April 20, 2014

    Premier Chiropractic to have grand opening Tuesday

    Premier Chiropractic and Wellness will have its grand opening from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at its new office at 324C Southwind Place in the Seth Child Commons. Those who attend will have refreshments, a tour of the office, and a chance to win prizes. The

  • Local |Business | April 20, 2014

    Houtz of Golf USA wins national award

    Golf club fitting pioneer, Ping Golf Co. has named Brad Houtz to its top 100 National Fitters of the Year for 2013. The award salutes those who have demonstrated the highest commitment to custom fitting and the promotion of its benefits to golfers of all abilities. Houtz

  • Local |Business | April 18, 2014

    Officials warn of mortgage fee bill effects


    Plenty of folks in Riley County are confused, angry and struggling to see any reason for a proposal to eliminate a fee on mortgages. Riley County counselor Clancy Holeman was so adamant about the possible perils of the measure, known as Senate Bill 298, that during

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