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  • General Activities | September 12, 2014

    Neils’ team 7th at rowing championships

    At the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam — Aug. 24-31 — Manhattan native Andrew Neils and his team of four placed seventh in the Lightweight Men’s Quadruple Sculls Final. The team finished behind defending champion Greece, Germany, China, Italy, Denmark, and the Netherlands. Neils’ team finished

  • Area Schools | September 12, 2014

    EMS cross country begins its season

    The Eisenhower Middle School cross country team began it’s season with meets on Sept. 7 at the Manhattan Invitational and Sept. 9 at the Wamego Invitational. Ella Rosenkranz led the way for the seventh grade girls in Manhattan, taking third. Luke Wichmann was first for the

  • Local |Fort Riley | September 11, 2014

    5 names added to Fort Riley memorial at 9/11 ceremony

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    FORT RILEY — It’s been 13 years since the terrorist attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center in New York City, damaged the Pentagon and led to the civilian take-over that foiled the hijacked Flight 93 that was headed toward Washington D.C. Thousands of lives were

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 11, 2014

    Update to comprehensive plan at critical stage

    Officials planning for the Manhattan area’s future growth said the process has reached an important point. The community workshop Wednesday continued work for Manhattan Area 2035, an update of the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy. The draft of the

  • Local |Fort Riley | September 11, 2014

    Group preps 2,000-plus pies ahead of fort’s Apple Day

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    There’s no doubt that Saturday’s Fall Apple Day Festival at Fort Riley will be jam-packed with various events for the public to enjoy. From tactical equipment displays to a petting zoo to historical reenactments, there’s no shortage of activities. But Apple Day

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 11, 2014

    2 plead not guilty in connection to McClendon death

    PHOENIX — Two men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of an Arizona State University student and Manhattan High graduate have pleaded not guilty. David Siegel and Matthew Farberov made their first appearances Wednesday in Maricopa County Superior Court on charges related

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 11, 2014

    Extra $50K allocated for bridge design

    Riley County will have to spend some money to save money on the McDowell Creek Road reconstruction project. The Riley County Commission approved an addendum to the county’s contract with the project’s designer, Olson Associates, during its meeting Thursday. It will cost $49,600 to

  • Local |Education | September 11, 2014

    MHS students semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

    Two Manhattan High School students were named semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation this week. Seniors Daniel Aramouni, the son of Adi and Mary Aramouni of Manhattan; and Roxanne Gehring, the daughter of Barbara and Richard Gehring of Manhattan, were among 16,000 semifinalists in the 60

  • Manhattan High School | September 11, 2014

    Indians not overlooking Seaman

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    To the casual high school football fan, it’s not a stretch to think Manhattan High might have an easy time against Seaman this Friday night after the Vikings lost 56-7 last week to Hayden. Manhattan head coach Joe Schartz is doing everything he can

  • Editorials | September 11, 2014

    Rescinding unjust bonuses is proper

    It’s good that Sen. Jerry Moran intends to introduce legislation to require Veterans Administration employees who participated in a system to keep the names of veterans needing care off of waiting lists to repay any bonuses they received in that endeavor. Sen. Moran, a


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