Nearly 630 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this summer. The graduates hail from 61 Kansas counties, 41 states and 31 countries. Of the university's newest graduates 18 also earned graduation honors for their outstanding academic work.
Dear Mr. President, Thank you, thank you -- sort of. You have been able to do something my father was never able to do -- bring my sister Patti and me together politically. You remember my rebellious sister Patti Davis? The liberal activist? Maybe you saw her in Playboy in 1994. Or read one of many good books, or seen her latest, "The Blue Hour," which is a ghost story. But really she's most famous ...
News from ABC and FOX about potential hair restoration breakthroughs makes me think back to a traumatic discovery in my first year of marriage.
Over the last several weeks, the discussion on pruning and cutting back trees and shrubs has come up more than once. I thought that I would share a short article from K-State Research and Extension about how and when you should plan on trimming those woody plants.
Hopefully most of you read the columns of Alicia Boor, the ANR agent with the Barton County Extension Office. Last week she discussed the definitions of various types of freezes and what they meant to anyone growing plants in our area. Even with these excellent definitions people still have questions and want to know why the weather reports and statistics they hear don't match their experience that day. Let's take a moment to explore why. ...
The 2013 Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (KFAC) Annual Meeting will be held Thurs., Nov. 14, in Manhattan. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a lunch following. The meeting will take place at the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center, where the KFAC office is located.
Jean Cavanaugh recently attended a local soccer game where she witnessed something that made her eyes tear up a bit.
No. 3 FLORIDA STATE 41, No. 7 MIAMI 14 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jameis Winston threw for 325 yards and No. 3 Florida State rolled to a 41-14 victory against No. 7 Miami in another matchup of undefeated Atlantic Coast Conference rivals that turned into a Seminoles' blowout. Winston threw two interceptions in the first half after throwing four in the first seven games, but the Florida State defense shut out the Hurricanes (7-1, ...
76ERS 107, BULLS 104 PHILADELPHIA - Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers continued their stunning start to the season, beating the Chicago Bulls 107-104 on Saturday night. Pegged to be one of the league's worst teams, the Sixers (3-0) have opened the season with wins over Chicago, Washington and two-time defending champion Miami. Carlos Boozer led the Bulls with ...
EMPORIA - The Hoisington High School volleyball team finished in fourth place at the Class 3A State Tournament on Saturday at White Auditorium.
TOPEKA - Luck ran out for the Great Bend High School volleyball team.
MANHATTAN - Nobody was more disappointed than Bill Snyder that Kansas State finally gave up points in the closing minutes of a 41-7 rout of Iowa State on Saturday.
AUSTIN, Texas - Malcolm Brown delivered the tough yards and the touchdowns for Texas. Chris Whaley provided the knockout blow.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Friday CLASS 6A District 1 KC Wyandotte 38, Leavenworth 28 Free State 28, Lawrence 10 District 2 SM East 48, SM North 20 SM Northwest 17, SM West 14 District 3 BV Northwest 41, BV North 17 District 4 Gardner-Edgerton 56, Olathe Northwest 26 Olathe North 28, Olathe South 0 District 5 Junction City 16, Manhattan 10 Topeka 49, Washburn Rural 7 District 6 Derby 28, Wichita Heights 6 Wichita East 14, ...
Whew! I need to catch my breath. I can't keep up with the quickly shifting journalistic conventional wisdom.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a project to improve the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway overlook east of Hoisington, the Doonan communications tower replacement project and a Southwst Kansas Area on Aging Board appointment.
LACROSSE - The Meade at LaCrosse Class 2A football playoff game has been postponed from Friday night until 3 p.m. Saturday because of a wintry forecast. LaCrosse (11-0) and Meade (10-1) have met in the playoffs the past three years. Defending state champion Meade beat LaCrosse 34-12 last year. By mid-morning Friday, Meade has received 3 inches of snow. Hugoton reported 5 inches of snow and Seward County reported 4 inches of snow.