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  • Editorials | June 02, 2014

    Three cheers for Valley Heights trio

    What do you say about a track team that has too few members to even consider competing in relays but has enough firepower to win a state championship? Congratulations, of course! It happened Saturday at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium, where the three members of the

  • Letters | June 02, 2014

    Vacant motel rooms aren’t so hard to explain

    Vacant motel rooms aren’t so hard to explain To the Editor: I recently read that hotel and motel owners in Manhattan are concerned about their falling occupancy rates. Have they considered that perhaps the fact that the number of rooms has increased 38 percent in

  • Letters | June 02, 2014

    Wamego Honor Flight hub grateful for support for vets

    To the Editor: In November 2012, the local chapter of the National Honor Society established Kansas Honor Flight-Wamego High School as a recognized hub of the Honor Flight Network centered in Springfield, Ohio. The mission of the organization is to fly veterans to Washington, D.C.,

  • Track & Field | June 02, 2014

    Cats close out final day of NCAA Prelims

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Kansas State track and field team wrapped up a solid effort at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Fayetteville, Ark., on Saturday with five more Wildcats earning trips to Eugene, Ore. Three of the four qualifications came from the field, as Devin

  • Arts & Leisure | June 01, 2014

    Summer reading program kicks off and more local events in the arts

    SUNDAY Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read, through July 31. People from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading in order to

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | June 01, 2014

    Flood insurance price hikes cause concern for locals

    Jackie Bell knew the whole story and was upset. John Markham heard it for the first time, and was stunned. “It’s feels like somebody pulled the rug out from underneath your life,” Markham said. The two neighbors were sitting on the comfy front porch

  • Arts & Leisure | June 01, 2014

    Clearwater native rides recent success to Stampede’s ‘big stage’

    When Logan Mize says he’s excited to play Country Stampede, he means it, perhaps more than anyone else slated to perform during Kansas’ biggest country music festival at Tuttle Creek State Park. The Clearwater native has never been on the Manhattan’s big stage

  • Local | June 01, 2014

    Flood insurance price hikes cause concern for locals

    Flood 1 entire city.tiff.phatch

    Jackie Bell knew the whole story and was upset. John Markham heard it for the first time, and was stunned. “It’s feels like somebody pulled the rug out from underneath your life,” Markham said. The two neighbors were sitting on the comfy front porch

  • Local | June 01, 2014

    Manhattan listed as state’s fastest-growing city

    Manhattan is growing faster than any other big city in Kansas. That’s according to a Washington Post piece published last week that showed the fastest-growing big city (defined as those above 50,000 people) in each state. Manhattan topped the list of Kansas cities with 7.4 percent

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | June 01, 2014

    Dismissal of K-State suit upheld

    An appeals court this week sided with Kansas State University by affirming the dismissal of a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by a former assistant professor. The United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit on Thursday ruled the earlier dismissal of Grace Hwang’


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