District officials recommended a 1-mill levy increase and an increase in budget authority to the USD 383 Board of Education on Wednesday, though no decisions have been made. In a budget work session, director of business services Lew Faust said that he recommended increasing the mill
USD 383’s district website has undergone an extreme makeover and will launch on Monday. Director of communications and school safety Michele Jones presented information about the modernized site — still http://www.usd383.org — to the school board at Wednesday’s meeting. Jones said that the
After an up-and-down regular season, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers are headed to state. Behind a 10-5 victory over the Junction City Jays on Wednesday, the 17ers advanced to next week’s single-A state tournament in Leavenworth against seven of the state’s
If, as seems apparent, the United States is unable to reach a deal with Iran by Sunday’s deadline to limit that country’s nuclear program, the United States will have three basic alternatives. We can escalate sanctions in the hope of forcing Iran to
To the Editor: My name is Oliver Liebe, and I am an exchange student from Denmark. My year in the U.S. has been an amazing adventure, an emotional roller coaster of longing for home and wanting to stay — but I would not have traded
The final 2014 concert of the Manhattan Municipal Band is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday at Norvell Band Shell in City Park. Enjoy everything from classic marches like “Wildcat March,” to the standards in “Sinatra in Concert” and jazz beats in “Dixieland Jam.” A variety of
Expectations will be high for the Kansas State football team this season after media members picked the Wildcats to finish third in the Big 12 Conference. Just days ahead of the league’s media gathering next week in Dallas, the Big 12 released its poll Thursday morning,
Kansas State senior quarterback Jake Waters was named to the watch list for the 2014 Davey O’Brien Award — presented annually to the nation’s best quarterback — the O’Brien Foundation announced Wednesday. Waters, who was one of 39 players nationally and five from the Big 12 to
The city commission accepted Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant funds Tuesday for the next phase of the Manhattan Regional Airport project. Once the first phase is completed in October, the second phase of the two-phase passenger terminal expansion will start late October or early November.
FORT RILEY — Underneath all the pomp and circumstance of Wednesday morning’s changing of command ceremony for Fort Riley’s Irwin Army Community Hospital at the Calvary Parade Field, there was a layer of uncertainty about the future of the facility. After all, the U.
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