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  • July 27, 2014

    Event marks centennial for Riley County Extension

    This year’s Riley County Fair has special significance to the K-State Research and Extension Riley County office, which, along with cooperative extension offices across the country, is celebrating 100 years of existence. Inside Pottorf Hall, a corner display depicts the history of the extension program

  • Local |Business | July 27, 2014

    Onaga’s prescription for fully funded, staffed rural hospital

    ONAGA — Providing quality health care in rural areas has always been a hit-and-miss proposition. In that context, a large and sparsely populated chunk of northeastern Kansas has scored a notable hit with a new $22 million hospital and wellness campus under construction in the center of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 27, 2014

    Man hit by truck, killed in JC

    A Junction City man died at Geary Community Hospital after he was run over by a truck early Saturday morning. Junction City police reported 23-year-old Cody Martin received treatment at the hospital, but GCH personnel later pronounced him dead. Police found Martin in the roadway

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 27, 2014

    Researcher: Number infected with mosquito-borne virus rising

    The number of Americans infected with a mosquito-borne virus has nearly doubled in two weeks, according to a K-State researcher who studies the disease. Chikungunya, a virus that is said to cause severe joint pain, also has been found in mosquitoes in the United States.

  • July 27, 2014

    Hunter holds on for bull-riding win

    Logan Hunter is still fairly new to the pro-rodeo circuit, but the young buck doesn’t lack confidence. Hunter, 19, posted an 88 in bull riding atop Best Yet Friday night at the Kaw Valley Rodeo at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, and was nearly certain it

  • General Activities | July 27, 2014

    Laning takes first at Colbert Classic

    Trailing by seven shots, it would have taken a near-perfect round for Drew Laning to come from behind to win the third annual Colbert Charity Classic on Saturday at Colbert Hills. The Little Rock, Ark., native was just about perfect, and got some breaks along

  • July 27, 2014

    Juniors end season at state

    After losing their opening game at the Class A state tournament, the Manhattan American Legion Manko junior 17ers were placed on a tough road to get back in contention for a title. That run ended on Friday in an 8-0 loss to the Salina Eagles

  • Editorials | July 27, 2014

    Partnership fosters success for youth

    Youth in the Manhattan area have it pretty good. They might not all know it, but they have opportunities that kids in a lot of other places don’t get. Not that area children are more loved than children elsewhere. That isn’t the case.

  • Letters | July 27, 2014

    Thanks for helping make ‘Taste of the ‘Ville’ a success

    To the Editor: P.E.O. Chapter IL would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the 21 participating Aggieville restaurants and pubs (You know who you are!) for the generous donations of delicious food and beverages that helped to make the third annual “Taste of

  • Letters | July 27, 2014

    Businesses should welcome breastfeeding mothers

    To the Editor: Kansas law states that “a mother may breastfeed in any place she has a right to be.” Breastfeeding Welcome Here, a Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition program, is a way for businesses to identify their establishments as friendly toward breastfeed-ing mothers, and that’s

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