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  • Dillon takes 2nd at Junior Amateur

    Despite shooting another 1-under par 69 in the final round of the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship, Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon settled for second place Thursday at the Wellington Golf Club. Dillon finished with a three-round score of 210 — .

  • MHS’ Martinie, Perkins named all-state

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team put two players on the Class 6A all-state second team, which was released this week. Sophomore Karmen Martinie and freshman Cailey Perkins were each named to the all-state second team after a solid season .

  • Manhattan Optimist Rebels third at State

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team recently competed in the USSSA C State tournament in Topeka, taking home the third-place trophy. The Rebels won the first game, 6-2, against Ninja Warriors from Topeka. Lindsey Wilson pitched a complete game, .

  • Manhattan Optimist Fury

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury posted a 3-2 record at the Hawaiian Hitfest in Wichita last weekend, bringing their overall record to 9-5. The Fury opened with a 6-1 win over the Impact. Katie Suther and Shelby Downard each hit a .

  • Slaughter raises familiar issues

    Again, Americans grieve for the victims of a brutal, senseless act, and again we ask a set of questions that’s painfully familiar. We grieve for the six women and three men who were shot in cold blood during a .

  • 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 .


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