Perhaps President Barack Obama was just kidding when during a town meeting earlier this month, he tossed out the notion of trying to make voting mandatory. Maybe it was a trial balloon, a time-tested mechanism for gauging reaction to a .
A new exhibit exploring the causes and effects of weather will open Saturday at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The interactive Wild Weather exhibit is designed to help those of all ages understand the ways of weather through hands-on exhibits .
To the Editor: Dedication — the one word that best describes Linda Morse, your city commissioner candidate. Even while working at a K-State career, she managed a long history of public service to our city. Two particular long-term projects stand out .
Two upcoming performances at K-State’s McCain Auditorium will feature themes of fantasy. The first is Diavolo, a company of daredevil dancers, returning to Kansas State University’s McCain Performance Series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in McCain Auditorium. Diavolo members .
To the Editor: Be sure to make John Ball one of your choices for City Commission. He is qualified, experienced and actively involved and invested in the Manhattan community. His experience and dedication to our community are well documented: chair, .
The Manhattan High School girls’ soccer team started out the season in dominating fashion Thursday night at Bishop Stadium. The Indians blew out Topeka High, 7-0. “We’re young so there were some first-game jitters,” Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez .
With plenty of youth to go around on both his girls’ and boys’ track and field teams, Manhattan High track coach Jesse Woodard was prepared to get back to the basics in Thursday’s season opener at the Topeka West .
We like the ‘old white guys’ To the Editor: After a good deal of thought, our decision is for the highly qualified “old white guys” for City Commission..
The Manhattan High swimming and diving team got its season started at Thursday’s Emporia Invitational, taking sixth among eight teams. Lawrence Free State ran away with the team race, scoring 604 points to win by 210 points over second-place Andover. The .
Jesse Romo has been named the new Manhattan Regional Airport director. City manager Ron Fehr announced Thursday that Romo will start working on April 27. Romo will replace Peter Van Kuren, who announced his resignation in November. Van Kuren’s final .
The northern edge of K-State’s campus soon will have a master plan. Residents discussed and examined the development of the North Campus Corridor Master Plan during a public meeting Wednesday at City Hall. The corridor’s boundaries are North .
Bergman Elementary School will receive a new roof this summer. The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday unanimously approved a bid to replace the school’s 55,000-square-foot roof, which is 20 years old. The approved bid of $347,488, by Arrow Roofing of Wichita, .
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