Pottawatomie County health officials continued their battle against an outbreak of pertussis this week, hosting vaccination clinics at Wamego and Onaga. Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly-contagious bacterial disease which can spread rapidly, especially in schools where many students are in close contact, Leslie
Gender is often related to what type of severe or fatal crash a young male or young female driver will be involved in, according to a Kansas State University study. The university’s Sunanda Dissanayake, professor of civil engineering, and Niranga Amarasingha, doctoral student in
With students back in Manhattan and Kansas State football back in business Saturday, Riley County is preparing for the excitement. During Monday morning’s county commission meeting Lt. Erin Freidline of the Riley County Police Department reported that her fellow officers are preparing for gameday
Riley County police on Saturday arrested an Olathe man in connection with the November 2013 death of Kansas State University freshman Jordan Forbit. Police reported Gregory Haug Jr., 21, was arrested for involuntary manslaughter stemming from Forbit’s death. He was also arrested on charges of possession
Aggieville is planning a big bash next month to celebrate its 125th birthday. Kansas’ oldest business district will mark the occasion by closing down Moro for a street fair and dance Sept. 20. The festivities will include a 63-foot Ferris wheel in the Varney’s Bookstore
Combine equal parts dancing, drinks and food with friends and a scenic view, then stir in fundraising for a worthy cause. That was the Cattle Baron’s Ball on Saturday night. Now in its fifth year, the event attracted more than 400 cowboys and cowgirls to
A wave of ice bucket challenge videos is flooding the nation, and not even Manhattan is safe. Everyone from former President George W. Bush to Justin Timberlake is pouring buckets of cold water over their heads to raise awareness and money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,
The personal financial planning program at Kansas State University is offering a first-of-its-kind credit course that prepares students to take the general securities licensing exam. The exam, called Series 7, is required by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority of registered representatives within broker-dealer financial services firms.
LAWRENCE — The transition from the safe environment of high school to the realities of the working world can be rough for anyone, but add a developmental disability and the road to the real world can be that much bumpier. To help navigate that path, one
Jennifer Bliss, a junior in nursing at Pittsburg State University, was awarded the Isadore E. Delappe Nursing Scholarship, the State of Kansas Scholarship and the Ken Bateman Academic Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year, according to a press release from the college. She is the
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