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  • Editorials | July 24, 2013

    There’s plenty to do at the county fair

    It’s late July, and as has occurred for generations, Riley Countians will again make their way to the Riley County Fairgrounds. They’ll sample homemade goodies, marvel at well-cared-for beasts, enjoy the carnival and savor time with friends. That and a whole lot more

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 24, 2013

    For teachers, summer school equals trips into the state’s soybean fields

    Summer school might not be everyone’s idea of a good time, but for Kansas teachers, it is opening up their eyes to a new world of wonder — soybeans. About a dozen teachers from across Kansas recently spent three weeks at Kansas State University’s

  • Local |Business | July 24, 2013

    $117,000 bound for 26 local organizations

    Twenty-six local organizations are putting more than $117,000 in grants to use after the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation announced them as recipients in the annual distribution of Grants for Greater Manhattan. The community foundation distributed a record amount to the non-profit organizations, which competed to obtain

  • Local | July 24, 2013

    Barber hopes to clip some fellow racquetball players


    Manhattan is becoming a popular training ground for those wanting to compete in the Olympics. Former K-State athlete Erik Kynard won the silver medal in the men’s high jump at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. This week Roger Allerheiligen, owner of Campus Hair Styling,

  • Columns | July 24, 2013

    Community heritage at stake

    There has been a flurry of activity lately on the local historic preservation front. While some might brush these issues off as the passion of a few history buffs, there is much more at stake.  Our community heritage is at stake. Now if you

  • Movies | July 24, 2013

    ‘Turbo’ will entertain the elementary school set


    Dreamworks’ “Turbo” follows Theo, an unhappy garden snail voiced by Ryan Reynolds, as he dreams of speed and winning the Indy 500. Not content to work in the tomato garden with his brother Chet (Paul Giomatti) and the other snails, Theo is continuously lost in daydreams

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 24, 2013

    Online communication class helps students resolve conflict

    Knowing how you and others respond to conflict can help reduce the severity and frequency of conflict while making communication exchange more productive, according to Sarah Riforgiate, assistant professor of communication studies at Kansas State University. This summer, Riforgiate will teach a new online course,

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 24, 2013

    Fund to benefit Wabaunsee County area students

    George Bowers, Mesa, Arizona, has made a planned gift to Kansas State University to establish the Pat and Clarice Bowers Family Scholarship. The scholarship, in honor of Bowers’ parents, is part of his estate plans and will be distributed to the university at a future

  • Obituaries | July 24, 2013

    David Remmert

    David Robert Remmert, 74, of Manhattan died Monday of lung complications.

  • Obituaries | July 24, 2013

    Karen Kemnitz

    Karen Renee Kemnitz, 56, Topeka, died July 20, 2013, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka.

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