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  • Local |Government & Politics | July 30, 2014

    Which candidates consistently exercised their rights to vote?

    In the year’s lone local contested primary race, Riley County Commission District 1, both candidates have showed up at the polls to exercise the vote they are asking from their own electors. The incumbent, Commissioner Dave Lewis, and his challenger, Ben Wilson, both have strong

  • Local |Business | July 30, 2014

    Woman on charitable walk across US inspired by nephew’s health scare

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    Anna Harrington has wanted to walk across the United States ever since she was a child. Earlier this year, the 43-year-old from Meridian, Idaho, finally turned her dream into her mission. She just needed to find the right reason to take the first step. “I’

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 30, 2014

    Ecuadorian dignitaries to visit

    Three Ecuadorian dignitaries will visit Kansas State University as part of the school’s Day of Ecuador events on Aug. 6. The dignitaries — Ecuadorian Ambassador Nathalie Cely; Vice Minister María del Pilar Troya from the Ecuadorian governing body of higher education; and Freddy Alvarez, general

  • Local |Education | July 30, 2014

    3,000 students enroll at district-wide event

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    More than 100 school staff and administrators came together Wednesday to give parents a “one-stop shop” enrollment experience. The annual Central Enrollment event, held at Manhattan High School West Campus, allows parents to go to one place to enroll their children, regardless of what school they’

  • Football | July 30, 2014

    Mueller looking for big things in ‘14

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    After a breakout junior year that garnered him second team All-America and first team All-Big 12 honors, the senior captain wants to make 2014 the best year in a string of successful campaigns during his tenure at Kansas State. ‘Winning’s the best,’ Mueller said at Big 12

  • General Activities | July 30, 2014

    Optimist Xtreme 10U softball to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 10U softball team will hold tryouts on Aug. 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Aug. 17 from 3-5 p.m. at the Manhattan Optimist Fields at 317 Plymate Ln. in Manhattan. The team is looking for girls who will be ages 9-10 on Jan. 1, 2015.

  • Men's Basketball | July 30, 2014

    Weber to participate in St. Louis Coaches’ Clinic

    Kansas State head men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber will participate in the inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer Coaches Clinic at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis on Aug. 5-6. Weber will joined at the clinic by Saint Louis head coach Jim Crews, UMKC head

  • Editorials | July 30, 2014

    Will more severe sanctions work?

    The United States and the European Union, which in recent weeks levied sanctions on Russia that had more symbolism than impact, on Tuesday imposed sanctions that are worthy of the name. Long threatened, the sanctions target Russia’s state-owned banks, oil companies and weapons makers

  • Letters | July 30, 2014

    Primaries are an important; please make yourself heard

    To the Editor: How sad it is that, generally, only 20 percent of the qualified voters in Riley County participate in primary elections. Primary elections are so important — they determine the choice of candidates you will have to select from in November’s general election. Independent

  • Letters | July 30, 2014

    Writer needn’t go on and on about his dislike of Obama

    To the Editor: It is obvious that Art Loub does not like our president, Barack Obama or anything he does — we get it! Why doesn’t Mr. Loub just come out and say so rather than going on and on and on trying to make


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