Friday, July 3, 2015


  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | June 26, 2015

    Regional council marks 5th anniversary

    The Flint Hills Regional Council celebrated its fifth-year anniversary Thursday at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. About 50 people and the 1st Infantry Division Band showed up to commemorate the advancements of regional planning through the council. The Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization, which develops regional

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 26, 2015

    Kansas State-Salina adds major for unmanned aircraft

    SALINA — Interest in unmanned aircraft, often called drones, is taking off. In response to the growing demand, the Kansas State University-Salina plans to add a major and two minors focusing on the aircraft. The new courses are scheduled to start in the fall. The school

  • General Activities | June 26, 2015

    17ers drop two at KU Showcase

    Opening play at the KU Showcase, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers lost a pair of games at Hoglund Ballpark on Thursday. The 17ers were run-ruled by the JoCo Cavaliers, 12-1, before dropping a back-and-forth game against Building Champions, 9-5. Manhattan started the day with

  • Women's Basketball | June 26, 2015

    Mittie: This summer huge for growth


    Jeff Mittie probably could not have asked for a better first season in Manhattan. Having taken over a program that was coming off a losing season — absent from the postseason for a year — the first-year Kansas State coach not only got the Wildcats back to

  • General Activities | June 26, 2015

    Morris takes lead at Classic

    Through two rounds at the Colbert Charity Classic, Dustin Morris’ consistency has landed him at the top of the leaderboard at Colbert Hills Golf Club. The Crosby, Texas, native shot a 3-under 69 for the second day in a row to move into first place after

  • Rowing | June 26, 2015

    Wiltfong named assistant rowing coach

    Kansas State women’s rowing announced the hiring of Hanna Wiltfong as assistant coach for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Taking over for assistant coach Grace Ure, who will be stepping down to take on a volunteer assistant role with the team, Wiltfong spent the past

  • General Activities | June 26, 2015

    Rebels place third in state tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed at “C” West State in Derby last weekend.  The team went 3-2 in the double-elimination format and earned the third-place trophy. Miranda Tegtmeier and Lindsey Wilson took turns pitching over the weekend. Rylie Major paced the

  • Editorials | June 26, 2015

    Time now to improve health law

    Like it or not, Obamacare is the law of the land. The Supreme Court issued a decision Thursday that supported the health insurance reform law that is President Obama’s main domestic accomplishment. On a 6-3 vote, the court ruled that tax subsidies are legal

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 26, 2015

    BRI offers biocontainment basics

    If you attend new researcher training at Kansas State University’s Biosecurity Research Institute, or BRI, at Pat Roberts Hall, one of the first things you notice is nothing happens quickly. Getting into the building requires passing through several layers of security, and strict rules

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 26, 2015

    Phi Beta Kappa selects 40 new members

    Forty Kansas State University students are the newest members of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society. To be eligible for membership consideration to Phi Beta Kappa, a student must be a junior or a senior with a grade point average of

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