Cally Thomas has high hopes of holding on to her barrel racing title at the 57th annual K-State Rodeo this weekend. Thomas and her horse Bugeta took first place at their first K-State Rodeo last year with a time of 12.49 seconds in barrel racing. They
City officials on Tuesday sent a letter expressing concern that the developer of a planned hotel in the south-end redevelopment wouldn’t meet contracted deadlines, which could open the lot up to re-negotiations with the developer or others who may be interested in it. But
Nanoscale, once the crown jewel of K-State’s corporate-technology park but lately beset by criminal charges against a former executive, is being closed here. Company officials released a one-paragraph statement confirming the closure decision Friday. The announcement contained no indication when the closure would become
Zach Minton, a senior at Manhattan High, was awarded the Putnam Scholarship during Scholarship Day ceremonies Feb. 11 at K-State. The Putnam Scholarship is a $32,000 renewable scholarship over four years. The student receives $8,000 a year as long as he or she maintains at least a 3.5 GPA
Applications for the four KSU Social Club scholarships for the 2013-14 are due March 1. They are now available on the social club website at k-state.edu/socialclub. Stephanie Pulley, animal science and industry graduate student from Manhattan, received the $250 Dr. Michaeline Chance-Reay Community Woman scholarship.
Riley County Manhattan Megan Martini, Bachelor of Science in Education; Kelsey Matthews, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude; Jessica Mayfield, Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology; Jessica McQueen, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Jason Meurisse, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Joshua Meyer, Bachelor
The Department of Homeland Security has officially awarded the contract for construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility’s central utilities plant. The action, which was announced in press releases by members of the state’s Congressional delegation Friday, releases $40 million in fiscal year 2011
Storm Q, as it was named by meteorologists, dumped 9 inches of snow in Manhattan and as much as 16 inches at some Kansas locations, closing a 230-mile stretch of I-70 Thursday before heading east. The winter storm, which hit the Manhattan area as many drivers were
The snow storm slowed some area residents, halted others and kept still others working through the night. USD 383 officials called off Friday classes by Thursday afternoon, although KSU resumed classes Friday after taking Thursday off. City and county offices also re-opened Friday, while Fort Riley
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