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  • General Activities | August 11, 2014

    Optimist Heat to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Sweet Heat 12U fast-pitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  The tryouts will be Sunday, Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 24 from 6-8 p.m.

  • General Activities | August 11, 2014

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sam Danker hit a hole-in-one on No. 14 at the Stagg Hill Golf Club on Aug. 9. He used a 7-iron on the 165-yard hole. The shot was witnessed by Larry Williams, Richard Joseph, Lonnie Funk and Tony Nondorf.

  • General Activities | August 11, 2014

    Optimist Bullets to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Bullets fast-pitch softball team will be holding tryouts this Sunday, Aug. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Optimist Park. Athletes interested in playing competitive softball in the 16U division are invited to attend.

  • Arts & Leisure | August 11, 2014

    Registration open for parks and recreation fall activities

    Online and walk-in registration is now open for fall activities offered through Manhattan Parks and Recreation, including offerings at the Douglass Community Center,  Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo. The Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of activities for all ages,

  • Arts & Leisure | August 10, 2014

    ‘Rocky Horror,’ genealogy class and more

    TODAY The Manhattan Arts Center presents “The Rocky Horror Show,” 2 p.m. Also 10 p.m. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. “The Rocky Horror Show” tells the story of a newly engaged couple getting caught in a storm and coming to the home

  • Local |Education | August 10, 2014

    Event gives community chance to gather — and get ready for school

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    Children had a chance to celebrate the last weekend of their summer Saturday at the annual Back-to-School Bash at the Douglass Community Recreation Center. Jeffrey Floresklemick, who attended the event with his wife, Magaly, and their five children, said the event brought the community together. “

  • Local |Business | August 10, 2014

    Are mall vacancies ‘natural turnover’ or changes in retail?

    In the pre-noon hours Friday at Manhattan Town Center, Charlotte Hart, co-owner of Kitchen Capers, waited for early customers looking to take advantage of the retirement sale. The store, which Hart and her husband, Bob, have owned since 1995, will close in January unless she finds

  • Local |Business | August 10, 2014

    Course offering free golf during month of August

    A local golf course is offering free rounds for kids during the month of August. Jack McKee, a resident of University Park, said the development, 25 miles north of Manhattan near Tuttle Creek Lake, wants to offer families a day of inexpensive fun. That’s why

  • Local |Business | August 10, 2014

    More tickets available for Brew at the Zoo

    After selling out of the original 400 Brew at the Zoo tickets Friday, the Friends of Sunset Zoo’s planning team announced it will sell an additional 50 tickets for the community fundraiser, scheduled for 6-9 p.m. Aug. 22. Tickets are available online at

  • Arts & Leisure | August 10, 2014

    Columbian’s ‘Hoo Haw’ celebrates 10th anniversary with more family fun


    The residents of Korn County will bring their music and laughter to Wamego for the 10th year beginning Friday. The 10th annual production of “Hoo Haw,” the Columbian Theatre’s answer to the classic country comedy variety show “Hee Haw,” brings back familiar characters like

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