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  • Thanks for your vote; please vote in November

    To the Editor: To those who helped me and to those who voted for me in the primary election, thank you. The General Election is coming up Nov. 8. Please remember to vote in that election. Thank you. This is a .

  • Young triathlon participants inspired by Olympians they’ve been watching

    Imitating some of their favorite Olympians, Manhattan youths swam, biked and ran their way around City Park on Saturday morning. About 180 children spanning all ages tested their athletic ability during the Manhattan Parks and Recreation’s Just Tri It Triathlon. .

  • State employee insurance set to rise

    TOPEKA — Thousands of Kansas government employees would face rising health insurance premiums under fee schedules developed for 2017, according to state documents. The State Employee Health Plan administered by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is applicable to workers throughout .

  • Army cooks gather at K-State to standardize kids’ menus

    Cooks and dieticians from U.S. Army bases all over the country traveled to K-State this summer for some spiced-up training. About 300 cooks and dieticians from the U.S. Army’s Child, Youth and School Services (CYS) learned how to .

  • Casing set for Demon Brigade

    About 300 soldiers in Fort Riley’s “Demon Brigade” are headed to Afghanistan for a nine-month deployment. A ceremony marking the deployment will be at 4 p.m. Monday at the fort’s Cavalry Parade Field. The brigade, officially called the 1st .

  • K-State poised for inaugural season

    Maria McIlwain .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\s*/, '&#'));while (--j >= 0)if (el[j].getAttribute('data-eeEncEmail_GMGQAbzwyE'))el[j].innerHTML = out;/*]]>*/ Mike Dibbini’s team has nothing to lose. .

  • Lockett, Seahawks beat Chiefs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tyler Lockett and the rest of the Seattle Seahawks regulars were long gone when backup quarterback Trevone Boykin threw a 37-yard touchdown pass as time expired, beating the Kansas City Chiefs, 17-16, on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. .

  • Cats showcase team, changes in practice

    Kansas State opened the last hour of its practice to fans on Saturday to give a sneak peak before the start of the 2016 season. There were a few noticeable changes throughout the practice, including one big one along the offensive .

  • Wildcats top Italian Select team, 90-55

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team used a balanced effort led by sophomore Dean Wade’s 15 points to earn their second victory of its exhibition tour with a 90-55 win over the Italian Select team on Saturday night. After .

  • North Korea frustratinng, but not so complicated

    For years analysts have tried to understand what makes North Korea tick. It appears ready at any movement to attack South Korea or even Japan. In reality, the North’s foreign policy is not that complicated. The country is among .

  • ‘Hair,’ Brew at the Zoo, move-in day and more

    SUNDAY Crafty Seniors Craft Show, all day. Manhattan Town Center.   Riley County Genealogical Society Lecture: “How to Use Root Magic,” by Dick Aikens, 2 p.m.   RootsMagic is the award-winning genealogy software which makes researching, organizing, and sharing your family history .

  • Author weaves novel around airship crash

    The final flight of the Hindenburg, and particularly its eruption into a huge fireball as it was docking on May 6, 1937, in Lakehurst, New Jersey, is well known. That’s partly because of video footage and an unforgettable radio broadcast of .


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