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  • Arts & Leisure | September 25, 2014

    K-State Family Day, Konza Visitors’ Day and more

    #KStateFamily trends on social media. But the tradition of K-State and Family is nothing new. For the past 86 years, K-State has hosted Family Day. This day allows members of the K-State Family to enjoy a weekend in Manhattan. Several activities are planned, including a family-friendly

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | September 24, 2014

    K-State receives largest grant ever

    A federal agency has awarded K-State a $50 million grant to build a lab to research global food supply issues. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the grant Tuesday to establish the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Sustainable Intensification. “It is the

  • September 24, 2014

    History, animals subjects of Discovery Center’s new exhibits


    The Flint Hills Discovery Center will open two separate exhibits simultaneously for the first time. Saturday will be the first day for the public to see “Flint Hills Forces II: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University.” It’s also the first

  • Local |Business |Agriculture | September 24, 2014

    Excess supply pushing grain prices down

    When it comes to the reason for low crop prices — the Wall Street Journal recently reported that wheat prices are at a four-year low — it’s simple economics. “Supply and demand,” said Greg McClure, agriculture extension agent for Kansas State. “And I think you’ll

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 24, 2014

    State advises mobile home park residents to boil water

    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the Riverchase Mobile Home Park public water supply in Manhattan. The park contains 157 homes. Local managers of the park were unable to comment on the condition of the water system

  • Local |Business | September 24, 2014

    Pantry keeps food flowing quickly


    The line of vehicles snaked slowly through the parking lot near the corner of Leavenworth and Third streets. Cars stopped for a few seconds and then continued on until they reached the end of the line. There, volunteers from The Salvation Army loaded food packages

  • Manhattan High School | September 24, 2014

    Indians score late to beat Seaman, 2-1


    Win, lose or draw, Manhattan High boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso was going to stick with his aggressive formation Tuesday night against Seaman. The move worked out, as the Indians scored a goal with 4:07 to play in the second half to take a 2-1 lead

  • Manhattan High School | September 24, 2014

    MHS girls win Salina South golf invite

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 12-team Salina South Invitational on Tuesday at Salina Municipal golf course, shooting a 344 to take the tournament by five strokes. Goddard Eisenhower took second place with a 349, with Hays shooting a 354 for third. Manhattan was led by

  • Manhattan High School | September 24, 2014

    Indians breeze through home quad


    The Manhattan High volleyball team swept through its home quad Tuesday night, posting dominating wins over Concordia, Topeka West and Topeka High. The Indians — ranked No. 9 in Class 6A — won each of their six sets on the night by at least 10 points and earned their

  • Movies | September 24, 2014

    Good cast and editing can’t make up for awfulness of film’s characters, story


    Moviegoers will be sympathetic with the makers of “This Is Where I Leave You.” They have wanted to make a good movie. They have recruited a good cast, led by Jason Bateman and including Jane Fonda and Tina Fey, each of whom have had respectable

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