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  • Arts & Leisure | June 12, 2014

    Need a summer escape? Reading program still open

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    With the recent rains, it’s a good time to curl up with a good book. It’s not too late to join the Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “Fizz Boom Read.” People of all ages from babies to

  • Track & Field | June 12, 2014

    K-State has solid first day at NCAA meet

    EUGENE, Ore. — The Kansas State track and field team hit the ground running in Day 1 of the Division-I Outdoor Track and Field Championships with an All-America performance in the hammer throw, multiple athletes recording PRs and an 800-meter final qualifying effort on the women’s

  • June 12, 2014

    K-StateHD.TV wins multiple awards

    K-StateHD.TV, the nation’s most-watched institutionally branded digital network, scored a Big 12-best seven awards at the 2014 SVG/NACDA College Sports Media Awards Banquet in Atlanta, Ga. In addition to nominations out of a national pool in the categories of Outstanding Live Game and

  • General Activities | June 12, 2014

    Flint Hills Soccer Club to conduct tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club, with teams for area youth ranging from age 6 and up, will hold tryouts for its fall 2014 and spring 2015 teams, beginning this weekend. The tryouts start this Saturday, June 14, and continue on June 21 and June 28. Boys and girls ages 6-10 (born

  • Local |Business | June 11, 2014

    New exhibit at Flint Hills Discovery Center explores period when ‘everything was bigger and colder’

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    If you’re tall enough, you might be able to look at the life-size picture of a giant beaver face-to-face. Visitors at the Flint Hills Discovery Center will soon see why giant is in the animal’s name when the Ice Age Imperials exhibition opens

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | June 11, 2014

    City weighs adding position

    Some city commissioners said Tuesday they weren’t sure about adding a full-time public program coordinator at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo currently share a public program coordinator. The city is proposing that each entity get its own full-time

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 11, 2014

    Officials propose $134M budget

    City officials have made adjustments to the 2015 budget from the numbers presented at the May 27 work session. The proposed 2015 budget, presented at Tuesday’s city commission meeting, is now $134.5 million with a mill levy of 45.077 mills, a decrease of $544,605 and 1.001 mills from preliminary numbers. A

  • Local | June 11, 2014

    Bahamian authorities still investigating death

    Russell Weisbender was snorkeling with a group of other American citizens near a beach in the Bahamas shortly before noon Monday when he reportedly didn’t resurface and drowned. On Wednesday, the Royal Bahamas Police Force confirmed the 63-year-old Manhattan resident was the man who

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 11, 2014

    Commission considers 2015 utility increases

    The proposed utility increases for 2015 are 4 percent for water, 3 percent for wastewater and 4 percent for residential and commercial stormwater, according to a proposal submitted to the city commission Tuesday. The city is looking into savings related to utilities operations. The water meter department budget would

  • Editorials | June 11, 2014

    ‘We’re going to stand for these rights’

    Three cheers for the black ministers in the Wichita area who, in response to voter ID laws they consider discriminatory and anti-democratic, are launching an effort to register new voters and get voters to the polls. One of the ministers, the Rev. Reuben Eckels of


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