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  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | September 26, 2014

    Commission OKs rezoning plan for winery

    Plans for a winery and event center in Riley County can move forward after Riley County commissioners unanimously approved a rezoning request Thursday. David and Daniel Tegtmeier of Bern requested the Riley County Commission rezone a 152.7-acre tract of land from an agricultural district to

  • Local |Education | September 26, 2014

    MCC unveils new mascot: Thunder

    Manhattan Christian College has a new mascot, officials announced this week. The college’s mascot is now the Thunder, represented by a navy shield with a lightning bolt. “We started looking probably within the last year to nine months ago,” MCC athletic director Shawn Condra

  • Local |Business | September 26, 2014

    September sales taxes outpacing record year

    The city’s 2014 sales tax receipts are currently outpacing the “banner year” of 2012 through September. The city had $832,645 in sales tax receipts this month, according to the September sales tax report from finance director Bernie Hayen. The report reflects sales from late July and August.

  • September 26, 2014

    Officials talk about transportation plan at open houses

    Officials said the Flint Hills Transportation Plan won’t ignore other planning going on in the area. The Flint Hills Regional Council held open houses this week in Manhattan and Junction City to introduce the public to the regional transportation plan. The plan will cover

  • Manhattan High School | September 26, 2014

    Manhattan youths to play at First Tee Open

    Two seniors at Manhattan High earned the rare opportunity to play in the 11th-annual First Tee Open in Pebble Beach, Calif., this weekend, televised internationally on the Golf Channel. The event pairs each of the 81 junior participants with a professional golfer on the PGA’s

  • Manhattan High School | September 26, 2014

    MHS golf takes 2nd in Wamego

    Playing at the Washburn Rural Invitational at the Wamego Country Club, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team finished second place behind the host team Thursday afternoon. The Indians shot a 359 to finish one stroke ahead of third-place Shawnee Mission East. The Junior Blues ran away

  • Manhattan High School | September 26, 2014

    Stegeman leading Indians’ defense

    In 2014’s season opener against Shawnee Heights, Manhattan High football’s Luke Stegeman made the play of the game, helping the team snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in the final minutes with an interception at midfield that led to Manhattan’s 28-25, come-from-behind

  • Manhattan High School | September 26, 2014

    Washburn Rural tops MHS soccer, 3-1

    Going into Thursday’s Centennial League showdown at Washburn Rural, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team knew the Junior Blues were dangerous when running set plays. Cornerkicks, throw-ins and free kicks are all things Rural does extremely well, and that was ultimately the difference in

  • Manhattan High School | September 26, 2014

    MHS tennis drops dual to Lawrence

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Lawrence Thursday for a dual with Lawrence High, losing 6-3. The Indians got singles victories from Cathy Lei, 8-2, and Kristen Fraley, 8-1. The pair also teamed up for the team’s only doubles victory, 8-5. Other

  • Editorials | September 26, 2014

    Fort Riley soldiers back to Iraq

    Fort Riley troops are heading back to Iraq. As their friends and neighbors, we wish them the best and hope for their speedy return. As realists, we hope everyone sees what this deployment means. And as Americans, we hope they get the job done, whatever

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