An endowed chair is being established at Kansas State University in honor of K-State professor Bikram Gill. The endowed chair for wheat genetics research and breeding will be named for Gill, university distinguished professor of plant pathology and director of the Wheat Genetic Resource Center.
Tales of K-State traditions have been shared throughout the week, and now alumni, fans and friends of K-State will be coming home this weekend for the K-State Homecoming: “A Tale of Tradition.” This year’s homecoming celebration will conclude K-State’s sesquicentennial anniversary celebration. The
TOPEKA — A Manhattan physician accused of illegally distributing painkillers was denied bail on Tuesday. Federal Magistrate Judge Gary Sebelius denied Dr. Michael P. Schuster’s request for bail while he awaits his May 2014 trial. Schuster, 53, was indicted in May on charges that he signed blank
Riley County Emergency Management will purchase equipment to provide better communication for all emergency services. The department will add a voter repeater radio amplifier because the Riley County Police Department and other emergency services have experienced difficulties with their portable radios. The problems have been
K-State is the eighth fittest college in the United States, according to the Active Times. The fitness website ranked the top 50 colleges based on athletic facilities and team sports participation, campus dining and quality of student life. K-State earned its high ranking for the Chester
USD 383 will begin exploring a bond issue after discussion Wednesday during the school board’s fall retreat. The retreat involved discussion on how to approach renovation needs at College Hill Preschool and Manhattan High east campus – continuing talks from the previous months. The board received
Jenny Dolezal and Becky Brady of Gamma Phi Beta sorority kept glancing at their phones, waiting for 10 am. They arrived early Tuesday for the start of the Paint the ’Ville, a homecoming tradition during which Greek campus organizations to paint the windows of Aggieville businesses.
The KSU Foundation recently received a gift valued at $70 million — its largest gift ever — for the College of Engineering. Dolese Bros. Co., an Oklahoma City-based producer of construction materials, gave $70 million each in stock to the foundations at K-State, Oklahoma State and the University of
The American Legion exists to help veterans, and recent budget debates have made that mission more difficult, the organization’s national commander said. Dan Dellinger, the top officer of the American Legion, spoke at Post 17 in Manhattan Wednesday morning. Dellinger said the organization offers crucial
Six vehicles were stolen from three Manhattan businesses between 6 pm Sunday night and 8 am Monday morning, according to a report from Pottawatomie County authorities. On Monday, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Frieling Auto Sales, 7846 U.S. Highway 24, reporting three stolen
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