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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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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