Six K-State students seeking policy changes spoke to their peers Thursday in the Leadership Studies Building to gain support for their proposed solutions. Travis Smith, communications studies instructor, said this class project started in the 1980s with Phil Anderson, a former KSU speech communications professor.
Kansas State University received a $3 million gift from two of its alumni, David and Ellie Everitt of Marco Island, Fla. David Everitt is a native of Concordia and is a 1975 graduate with a degree in industrial engineering. He is a member of the college’s
Susie Swanson, wife of state Rep. Vern Swanson, R-Clay Center, is making her bid for his 64th District seat. Vern, who was elected in 2006, said in March that he wouldn’t seek reelection in November. The 64th District started to include portions of Manhattan in 2012
An evening of dining and charity in downtown awaits. That is if you can get a ticket. The inaugural Taste of Downtown will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. Downtown Manhattan Inc. and the Little Apple Optimist Club created this event. Similar to
Sunshine and warm temperatures could make this year’s Kansas Sampler Festival the biggest yet, said festival director Julie Roller. Roller said Wamego — which won the bid to host the event for this year and next and is the smallest town to ever host it —
Manhattan High School’s east campus assistant principal Charlie Sprott has resigned from his position, and senior class assistant principal Dave Holloway will take over starting in the fall. Sprott is moving to Texas where his wife, Katherine Sprott, received a job at Lamar University,
Officials revealed proposed 2015 city/university fund projects Wednesday. Cindy Bontrager, K-State vice president for administration and finance, said this year’s projects are heavier on the city side. The city/university committee didn’t have enough members to vote on the $628,000 proposal at the meeting,
Craig Harms, professor and authority on exercise physiology, has been named head of the kinesiology department in Kansas State University’s College of Human Ecology. The appointment is effective June 8. “I am very excited that Dr. Craig Harms will step into the role of head
Riley County commissioners gave Special Projects Director Monty Wedel the go-ahead to research sewer and other infrastructure upgrades/extensions within a 20-acre area of land directly north of Tuttle Creek Boulevard and east of Marlatt Avenue and Thomas Ward Road Thursday morning. Wedel told commissioners
Landscape architecture students from Kansas State University were recognized for outstanding contributions to landscape architecture at the American Society of Landscape Architects Central States Conference, April 11 in Omaha. Students, all in landscape architecture unless otherwise noted, receiving honors included: Kraig Weber, Manhattan, Honor Award in
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