Friday, May 27, 2016



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  • Baseball | May 27, 2016

    Cats end season, lose to Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Kansas State could not overcome crooked innings in the second and third despite late threats, and the Wildcats lost to Oklahoma, 13-7, on Thursday to be eliminated from the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. K-State (26-31) scored first for the

  • Area Schools | May 27, 2016

    FHSC to host summer program

    The coaching staff of the Flint Hills Soccer Club is planning to organize a summer soccer camp for Manhattan youth. Weather permitting, the participants will meet at the southwest soccer fields of Anneberg Park each Saturday morning for five sessions during the months of June

  • Manhattan High School | May 27, 2016

    Mall to hold basketball camps

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball camp for girls entering grades 9-12 will be held Tuesday, May 31, through Friday, June 3, at Manhattan High’s West Campus from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Little Apple Girls Basketball camp will be held

  • Letters | May 27, 2016

    Make plans to participate in fifth ‘Taste of the ‘Ville’

    To the Editor: As the fifth annual Taste of the ’Ville is fast approaching — it will be Saturday, June 11 — we would like to take this opportunity to express our deep gratitude to all the restaurants that have partnered with us and will partner with us

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | May 26, 2016

    County officials set tax sale date

    Riley County officials have set a tentative date for the county’s upcoming tax foreclosure sale later this year. Barring any changes, the auction will take place Sept. 27. It will include properties on which tax payments have been delinquent from tax years 2007 to 2010. Assistant Riley

  • Local |Public Health | May 26, 2016

    Riley County hires Green to lead health department

    Riley County officials have chosen a new director for the county’s health department. Jennifer Green, currently a student at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Public Health, will assume the position in August after graduating from her program with a doctorate in public

  • Local |Education | May 26, 2016

    Holcomb super 2nd Rock Creek candidate

    The Rock Creek USD 323 school board interviewed another superintendent candidate on Thursday. Jean Rush, superintendent of USD 363 Holcomb since 2011, is the second of three candidates to replace Superintendent Darrell Stufflebeam, who has taken the same position at Lansing near, Kansas City. Previously, Rush served as

  • Manhattan High School | May 26, 2016

    Manhattan embracing underdog role at state

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    For the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team, the goal all along was to win a Centennial League title and get back to the Class 6A state semifinals. The league title was clinched two weeks ago in the regular-season finale against Shawnee Heights, while the final

  • Local |Business | May 26, 2016

    May sales tax surges, revenue flat for year

    Manhattan received 7 percent more in sales tax revenue this May than it did in May 2015. The city took in $981,939 in sales tax revenue, according to the May sales tax report, which reflects the last three weeks of April and the first week of May. This

  • Editorials | May 26, 2016

    How trustworthy is Clinton?

    Hillary Clinton violated State Department rules in using a home e-mail server for official business and did a poor job of preserving federal records when she was this country’s Secretary of State. Hardly the behavior of someone who wants to be president. Worse was


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