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  • Arts, Leisure | July 04, 2013

    Area fireworks displays plus the Sundown Salute


    Happy birthday, America! You don’t look a day over 200. To honor 237 years of freedom, check out these area events. The Manhattan Municipal Band will put on a toe-tapping, patriotic show at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park. Then

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 04, 2013

    Burglary, thefts in Pottawatomie County

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary to a residence in rural St. George and two thefts to vehicles parked at the Rocky Ford Fishing Area in Manhattan. In the first case, Sheriff Greg Riat said, an unknown person burglarized a St.

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 04, 2013

    As America changes so does the fabric of its flag

    The American flag is a common sight across the country on the Fourth of July, and a Kansas State University textiles expert said just as our country has evolved since 1776, so has Old Glory. According to Barbara Gatewood, professor emeritus of textile science in the

  • Obituaries | July 04, 2013

    Harold Raine

    Harold Eugene Raine, 80, of Wamego died Tuesday at Vintage Park at Wamego.

  • Obituaries | July 04, 2013

    Ella May Howard

    Ella May Howard, a longtime resident of St. George, died Wednesday at the Westmoreland Community Care Home.

  • General Activities | July 04, 2013

    Junior 17ers leaning on 3B Leon


    Every team needs a leader, and the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers seem to have one in third baseman Isaac Leon. Leon, who will be a junior at Manhattan High this fall, is in his second year with the summer team that opened play

  • Letters | July 04, 2013

    Randolph was a great place to spend an exchange year

    To the Editor: My name is Felix Tsigos; for the past school year, I was an exchange student with AFS. I attended Blue Valley High School in Randolph while living with the Todd and Sally Olson family outside Olsburg.

  • Editorials | July 04, 2013

    An occasion to celebrate

    If you enjoy birthdays, you ought to enjoy today. After all, it’s America’s 237th, and if we’ve learned anything from our ancestors, we know the Fourth of July — Independence Day — is meant to be a joyous occasion. It’s one made all

  • July 04, 2013

    Gramatica, Ohlde to enter Hall of Fame

    The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2013 this week, which includes a pair of former Kansas State All-Americans in place kicker Martin Gramatica and women’s basketball star Nicole Ohlde. Induction ceremonies will be Oct.6 at the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

  • Men's Basketball | July 04, 2013

    K-State releases 2013-14 non-conference schedule

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team will host nine non-conference games at Bramlage Coliseum in 2013-14, including matchups with Oral Roberts, Long Beach State, Ole Miss and George Washington. Under second-year head coach Bruce Weber, the Wildcats will play 18 games at home in 2013-14.

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