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  • Local |Kansas State University | September 08, 2013

    6 past ag secretaries to give Landon Lecture

    This fall’s first Landon Lecture will feature not just one but six people — a panel of former United States secretaries of agriculture. The event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21 at McCain Auditorium and will take the form of a question-and-answer session. Panelists

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 08, 2013

    JC man dead after shooting

    A Junction City man is dead after a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning in Junction City. The Junction City Police Department and deputies from the Geary County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at about 2:45 a.m. Saturday. Anthony Darnell Nixon, 37, Junction City

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 08, 2013

    47 stopped in DUI saturation patrol

    The Riley County Police Department had its last of a series of six DUI Saturation Patrols from Friday evening into the early morning hours Saturday. Four officers from the Riley County Police Department were assigned to the Saturation Patrol, which stopped 47 motorists. Of these, five

  • Local |Education | September 08, 2013

    MCS wins grade school contest at mall

    Staff reports Manhattan Catholic Schools placed first in Manhattan Town Center’s 2013 Grand for Grade Schools Contest. Every dollar spent at Manhattan Town Center in the month of August was worth one point to the elementary school of a customer’s choice. The top five

  • Local |Education | September 08, 2013

    Wamego teacher finalist for state teacher award

    Mary Lonker, a high school English language arts teacher at Wamego High School was named a Region 1 finalist for the 2014 Kansas Teacher of the Year award today. This award recognizes excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state. The announcements were made

  • Local |Education | September 08, 2013

    MHS alumna researches how plants combat pest

    Anastasia Cooper, a Manhattan High alumna, is researching how plants defend against insects at Arkansas State University. Blue cactus-borers attack prickly pear cacti, and the cacti have an arsenal of defenses ready. However, when the South American cactus-borer attacks, it severely damages the plant. The

  • Local |Education | September 08, 2013

    MHS alum attends North Carolina

    Nathan Doubek Phillips of Manhattan has been accepted into the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health in Chapel Hill, N.C. This fall, he started the two-year executive master’s program of Healthcare Administration. The program will allow Nathan to be a

  • Local |Education | September 08, 2013

    Local graduates from university in Michigan

    Darcy Buchman of Manhattan graduated with a bachelor’s degree in May from Saginaw Valley State University. Saginaw Valley State University is located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region.

  • Local |Education | September 08, 2013

    Fort Riley woman earns Clemson degree

    Marjorie Frances Mayville of Fort Riley graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science on Aug. 9. Mayville was among more than 800 students who received degrees. Ranked No. 25 among national public universities, Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented

  • Local |Education | September 08, 2013

    Local man makes state scholar-athlete team

    Zachary Nelson, a junior from Manhattan majoring in Health Science at Friends University, is one of 30 men’s basketball student-athletes that have been named 2012-13 Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Scholar-Athletes. The group consists of 15 seniors, eight juniors and seven sophomores. Student-athletes must have sophomore standing

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