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  • Fasting is just part of Ramadan

    More than 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide believe that Ramadan, which began Thursday, is a holy month in the Islamic “Hijri” calendar. The Hijri months move according to the crescent of the moon. Hijri months move around the seasons of the year, .

  • Program gives public a chance to vote on its favorite startups

    More than $90,000 in cash and in-kind prizes will be on the line for the 14 business startups of Kansas State University’s Launch a Business Program at the culminating Launch Party from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 25, at the K-State Alumni .

  • Youth music and theater, winemaking and more

    Area youth and students from around the state take the stage this weekend to entertain and show off their talents. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. Thursday with the talented musicians at the K-State Music Camp. In its 22nd year, .

  • Regents approve tuition hike

    TOPEKA — Tuition for Kansas State University undergraduate and graduate students will increase 3.6 percent in the 2015-16 academic year. The Kansas Board of Regents on Thursday unanimously approved the tuition increase in line with the Kansas Legislature’s 3.6 percent cap Tuition .

  • Art program explores heroes and villains Art1.mercury

    Whether they are everyday heroes, mythological ones or just famous people interpreted as heroes, K-State’s Beach Museum of Art is exhibiting them and teaching children about them, too. “This week they are making the bad guys,” said Beach senior .

  • Commissioners discuss sewer line maintenance

    Riley County commissioners decided to talk with city staff members about the ownership of a sewer line at Nelson’s Landing, a subdivision northeast of Manhattan following recent maintenance requests by residents. The line in question is a sanitary sewer .

  • City launches web page on Blue River flooding

    With recent rains and high water levels at Tuttle Creek Lake, city officials on Thursday launched a web page to keep residents updated about the threat of Blue River flooding. contains information about current water levels in the .

  • National awards rolling in for Jones Jonescolor.mercury

    Kansas State’s Akela Jones added yet another accolade to an already stellar first season with the Wildcats’ track and field program, earning Women’s National Field Athlete of the Year, announced by the USTFCCCA on Wednesday. The first K-State .

  • 17ers defeat Junction City

    Wednesday night’s nine innings of baseball between the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers and Junction City was far from perfect, but the 17ers did enough to hold on for the win, 7-6. Manhattan took advantage of eight Junction City .

  • Dillon in 2nd at Junior Amateur

    After two rounds of play at the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship at the Wellington Golf Club in Wellington, Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon shot a 72 in Wednesday’s second round to sit in second place on the .

  • KSU football single-game tickets go on sale June 22

    All remaining single-game tickets for the 2015 football season will go on sale to the general public June 22 online at With the South Dakota, Louisiana Tech and Oklahoma games down to scattered singles and standing-room-only tickets on the Northeast .

  • FDA makes right move on trans fats

    There will probably be some Americans who object to the federal edict to stop adding any artificial hydrogenated oils —trans fats — to food in the next three years because a favorite food won’t taste quite the same. There also .


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