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  • Track & Field | September 24, 2014

    Wildcats’ Galvan earns Big 12 honor

    Kansas State cross country senior Laura Galvan was named Big 12 Runner of the Week for her top-five finish this past Saturday at the Big Ten Preview in Iowa City, Iowa. Competing against the No. 1 women’s team in the country — Michigan — among others, Galvan finished

  • Cross Country | September 24, 2014

    Godfrey named KSU cross country, assistant track coach

    Ryun Godfrey was named Kansas State’s head cross country and assistant track and field coach on Tuesday. Godfrey, who comes to K-State after 14 seasons at North Dakota State, led his teams to a combined 30 conference titles as a head coach. “Coach Godfrey is an

  • Arts & Leisure | September 24, 2014

    Series features West Coast musicians

    TOPEKA — For the second concert of its 2014-15 season, Topeka Jazz Workshop, Inc., on Sunday will introduce two West Coast newcomers — vocalist Denise Donatelli and her piano accompanist Max Haymer.  Also new to the series will be Kansas City drummer John Kizilarmut.  Rounding

  • Local |Education | September 23, 2014

    USD 383’s K-12 enrollment passes 6,000 mark

    Manhattan-Ogden school district enrollment increased by 137 students in kindergarten through 12th grades from last year, according to an official count conducted Monday. Including preschoolers, the increase was 156 students. “We weren’t expecting this number of new students,” USD 383 Associate Superintendent Robert Seymour said. “We’ve

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 23, 2014

    Lewis rules out write-in campaign

    Riley County commissioner Dave Lewis has decided not to organize a write-in campaign for his District 1 seat. Lewis lost his reelection bid to 21-year-old K-State student Ben Wilson in the Republican primary on Aug. 5. “I have been approached by countless friends, neighbors, associates and acquaintances

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 23, 2014

    Major road improvements to begin soon

    Pottawatomie County will have several major road and bridge projects popping onto its radar screen in the coming weeks. Leu Lowrey, public works director, told county commissioners Monday that bid letting for two of the projects — construction of a bridge on Flint Rock Road and

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 23, 2014

    Public can provide input on transportation plan at open house

    The public can provide input Wednesday on the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization’s regional transportation plan. The Metropolitan Transportation Plan will cover portions of Riley, Pottawatomie and Geary counties including Manhattan and Junction City. An open house will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | September 23, 2014

    Sen. Moran goes ‘undercover’ in class visit

    U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran tried to go unnoticed in visit to a K-State agricultural policy class Monday afternoon. He comes to professor Barry Flinchbaugh’s class nearly every year — without notice — surprising the teacher and his students. On Monday, Moran (R-Kan.) was incognito sitting

  • September 23, 2014

    Local exercise aims to prevent spread of disease

    Should a serious animal disease ever break out, area officials must be ready to prevent its spread. This week, state agencies have been participating with agencies from Riley, Pottawatomie, and Clay and Lyon counties in an exercise simulating a confirmed foot-and-mouth disease case. The agencies

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 23, 2014

    Manhattan High student dead of apparent suicide

    A student at Manhattan High School died Monday evening in what Riley County police confirmed was a suicide. Alexander Bascom, an 18-year-old senior, died of asphyxiation at his residence, Officer Matthew Droge of the Riley County Police Department said. The incident was reported at 7:19 p.


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