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North Carolina State dean named 15th K-State President

By |December 2nd, 2021|

Dr. Richard Linton was greeted with fanfare and celebration Thursday as the Kansas Board of Regents named him the 15th Kansas State University President. That’s Cheyrl Harrison-Lee, Chair of the Kansas Board of Regents. The 25-member search committee, chaired by K-State alumnus and retired BNSF Railway Chairman Carl Ice, who also serves on the Board [...]

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Manhattan man jailed for allegedly threatening officer with a gun

By |December 2nd, 2021|

A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly threatening a police officer with a gun. According to the Riley County Police Department’s activity report Wednesday, 79-year-old Stanley Hoerman was arrested in connection for aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer. Police listed a 40-year-old male officer as the victim, saying Hoerman threatened him with the [...]

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Board of Regents to hold Thursday vote on campus to name next K-State President

By |December 1st, 2021|

A new president at Kansas State University is expected to be named Thursday, after the Kansas Board of Regents spent more than 10 hours Wednesday in executive session, which included interviews with candidates. The board adjourned without publicly commenting on a decision. They’ve planned a 10 a.m. meeting Thursday in Forum Hall where an approval [...]

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K-State Salina to offer free year of tuition to eligible Kansas high school grads

By |December 1st, 2021|

The Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus plans to award tuition-free scholarships to eligible incoming freshman from Kansas for one year. It’s the only public institution in the state currently to offer a free year of tuition. The school announced Wednesday it’s expanding its Experience Scholarship to a full year after having previosuly [...]

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CMT Music City News

Jimmie Allen Signs Neon Union, Announces New Company

By |December 2nd, 2021|

Recent Grammy nominee Jimmie Allen is adding another new line to his resume. Thursday, Allen, Aaron Benward, and John Marks revealed their new JAB Entertainment — a full-service management and production company and announced that Neon Union is t...

CMT REWIND: Charley Pride Hits #1 With “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'”

By |December 1st, 2021|

Embedded from www.youtube.com. Uniquely, outside of Charley Pride holding the No. 1 spot on three separate occasions, 1971 in country music represented broad-scale sea change for the genre. For 30 of the year’s 52 weeks, Black or female artists — Pride, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Lynn Anderson, and Sammi Smith were number one... Read more »