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Gage County Third Graders Farm Education Event

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Third graders in Gage County will enjoy a day on the farm this Wednesday.  The youth will be provided with seven stations to learn about life on the farm.  Sessions will include information about cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, grain and farm-to-table.  The event is sponsored by the Gage County Agricultural Society and the University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Office. Read More »

K-State Accepts Invitation to Play in AT&T Cotton Bowl

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – On the heels of the program’s best season in almost a decade and its eighth 10-win season under head coach Bill Snyder, Kansas State Athletics Director John Currie announced today that the Wildcats have accepted an invitation to play No. 6 Arkansas in the 2012 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic on January 6 in Arlington, Texas. The game, which will ... Read More »

Farmland Recovery Meeting Scheduled for September 12th

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and Iowa State University Extension are teaming up to deliver an informational meeting on Missouri River Farmland Recovery. The meeting is being carried by Webinar to participating Extension offices including the Gage County Extension Office in Beatrice. The educational program is set for Monday, September 12 from 9:30 am to Noon. All landowners, operators, land managers, ... Read More »

Board of Regents Raise Tuition Fees

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It’s official – the Kansas Board of Regents approved new rates yesterday that will increase tuition costs for university students next fall. The new rates will create about $26-million in additional revenue for the 6-state universities – Kansas, Kansas State, Wichita State, Pittsburg State, Emporia State and Fort Hays. The new rate increases also mean the schools will receive more ... Read More »

Two K-State Freshmen Arrested for Criminal Use of Explosives

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Two Kansas State Freshmen have been arrested in connection to pop bottle bombs found on the Kansas State campus near a student housing area.  Kansas State University Police reported that 19-year-old Jacob Termini and 19-year-old Joel Watkins were arrested for criminal use of explosives, which is a felony.  Bond was set at $2,000 each. Read More »

SCC Golf Team Captures 13-Team Doane Invitational

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When your No. 4 and No. 5 golfers tie for first in a tournament, the coach usually smiles. That’s exactly what Southeast Community College head golf coach Bill Campbell did after his No. 4 and 5 players tied for individual honors at the Doane Invitational held Sept. 27-28 at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln. Trevor Romjue, a freshman from ... Read More »

Kansas Wheat Says Wheat Good for Milling

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Kansas Wheat late last week reported the Kansas wheat harvest has exceeded most expectations for the quality preferred by millers. Kansas Wheat collected the data from reports put out by Kansas State University’s Grain Science and Industry program The reports show farmers in the southern counties exceeded the milling industry’s 2-main quality benchmarks, test weights of 60 pounds per bushel ... Read More »

UNL Hosting Family Business Conference in Beatrice

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University of Nebraska Extension is hosting a Family Business Conference on Thursday, July 29 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at the Extension Office Meeting Room on the fairgrounds in Beatrice.  Dave Specht, University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Business Administration Lecturer will be the featured presenter.  Topics covered will be “Seven Themes Families Must Master for Generational Succession” ... Read More »

K-state reports record enrollment including largest Manhattan campus enrollment

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MANHATTAN — With residence halls filled to capacity, Kansas State University officials knew in August that enrollments would be stable for the fall semester. The 20th day enrollment figures, announced today, show record numbers of students with 23,581; students of color with 2,488 and on-campus enrollment in Manhattan of 20,206. Last year’s total enrollment was 23,520, with 2,278 students of ... Read More »