A $2.5 million national grant will be used by Kansas State University and four other educational institutions in Kansas to help students find success in science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM — careers, regardless of their race, ethnicity or economic status. The university is the lead
The city commission agenda for Tuesday evening might not matter if there’s so much snow in the area that the whole event has to be postponed. Assuming the show goes on as the scheduled, commissioners will discuss a request from the Manhattan Area Housing
Brace for a wicked winter snow. The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for Tuesday, but K-State climatologist Mary Knapp said people should expect it to stay cold and snowy for the rest of the week. She said that the storm could drop as
A team of researchers from the anatomy and physiology department in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University has just closed the book on an important chapter on stem cell research. The team, headed by associate professor Masaaki Tamura, contributed “Umbilical Cord Matrix
JUNCTION CITY — There was an air of celebration at the C. L. Hoover Opera House Friday morning. Voting members of the Flint Hills Regional Council, along with assorted leaders from counties across this swath of Kansas, well-wishers, guests and even a lady from a local
Patti O’Dour stood in her leotard on the McCain Auditorium stage Saturday night, warming up the crowd at Kansas State’s 10th showcase for drag queens. Her hair stood so tall, it garnered a reference to “Whoville,” the town created by Dr. Seuss. Books
A fire destroyed an Ogden mobile home early Saturday morning. At around 1:46 a.m. Saturday, the Riley County Fire District was called for a structure fire at 509 S Park St. in Ogden. When the first truck arrived, the mobile home in Lot #1 was a blaze.
More than 3,500 Kansas State students received academic honors for the fall 2013 semester. These students earned a grade point average of 3.75 or above on at least 12 credit hours. Area students honored include: ALMA Melissa Ebert, Glenn Hafenstine, Abby Heigert, Schyler Rohleder, Ashley Stuewe, Bethanie Tharman &
Tina Wise, undeclared, of Manhattan, and Rachel Darey, accounting, and Madison Wiegers, biology, both of Wamego, will be among those honored as First Year Experience (FYE) Scholars at Washburn University. For the first time, Washburn students who have completed their initial semester of college with
Woodrow Wilson Elementary was recently recognized as part of the seventh annual Governor’s Achievement Awards, which goes to top performing K-12 schools in the state. Forty-two elementary schools, 10 middle/junior high schools and 18 high schools received honors. Each school must have been among the
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