Nine K-State students from Nepal were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday on federal charges of visa fraud. The indictment alleges the students conspired to maintain their non-immigrant visas by making false statements that they possessed the required funds to pursue their studies and support
Authorities have identified the drowning victim found in Milford Lake Monday as James R. Struthers, 47, Junction City. His body was recovered along the beach area commonly known as Nudie Beach just south of the Milford city boat ramp, Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf said. Despite
The sky over CiCo Park will be lit up again this Fourth of July thanks to a new sponsor of the annual show. Scott Wempe, assistant golf professional at Colbert Hills, said he volunteered to take over the operation this year from Chris Darrah, who
The Riley County Commission completed a budget work session Monday that led to lowering the proposed property tax increase from 3.1 mills to 2.7 mills. But those proposed reductions came at a price: reductions in requested funding for several outside organizations. The net result is a proposed 2014
Two new Kansas State University graduates and one undergraduate student will travel abroad within the next year as part of Fulbright programs. Rob Breeden, junior in biology and premedicine, Overland Park, received a Fulbright Summer Institute scholarship through the U.S.-United Kingdom Fulbright Commission
The USD 383 school board will hear about the effects of sequestration on Title I funds during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The funds have been reduced by $120,795 or 11.03 percent for the 2013-14 school year. Title I funds are given
The Kansas Board of Regents announced Monday that it is partnering in a new KanVet website to serve as a central, comprehensive resource for services the state provides to veterans. KanVet will connect veterans with higher education information and job searching tools designed specifically for
A St Marys man was hospitalized after overturning his car in the 2100 block of Deep Creek Road Monday evening. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Darrin Walter, 19, was driving his 2002 Honda passenger car eastbound on the road when he lost control, rolling over in the north ditch.
Aaron Estabrook, who is to join the Manhattan-Ogden School Board Wednesday night, has announced that he is exploring a run for the U.S. Senate. Estabrook would run as an independent “under the banner of ‘The Moderate Party of Kansas.’” More coming in tonight’s
Kansas State University will start discussions that could lead to an enrollment cap in the fall . If that does occur, KSU President Kirk Schulz said the blame goes to the legislators for not providing enough money for higher education institutions. Kansas State officials estimated an
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