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  • Parks department hires park superintendent

    Casey Smithson joins Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department as park superintendent. Smithson obtained a Bachelor of Science in park and resource management from Kansas State University. He is a graduate of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center and is a .

  • Parks department hires recreation superintendent

    Chris Curtis joins Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department as recreation superintendent. Curtis holds a bachelor’s degree in recreation from Emporia State University, a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Kansas State University, and a Master of Education degree .

  • Coldwell Banker gets new Realtor

    Coldwell Banker Realty Group One announced the addition of Travis Hecht to the team as an associate broker and Realtor. Hecht is a life-long Kansas native and graduate to Kansas State University with dual degrees in business administration and economics. .

  • Dental Associates hires MHS alum

    Dental Associates of Manhattan announced the addition of Dr. Morgan Lewis-Smith. Lewis-Smith grew up in Manhattan and graduated from Manhattan High School in 2005. She attended Washington University in St. Louis and received her bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering in 2009. .

  • NATO moves to counter Russian pressure

    One of the side effects of Russia’s interference in eastern Ukraine has been heightened concern in the Baltic and East European states that Russian President Vladimir Putin may decide to meddle in their internal affairs to the point of .

  • Kansas singer nominated for Emmy award

    May 1, 2014. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is announcing its nominations for the Emmys. One of those recognized is a young woman from rural Kansas. Shevy Smith is a singer-songwriter in California. Last week we met her brother .

  • Fourth-graders get dirty for science at K-State’s Ag Day Agday2.phatch

    Looking at chicken guts and getting their hands dirty, area fourth-graders spent Thursday morning in the fields of Kansas State University’s agronomy farm for Ag Day, learning about the physical sciences they’ll be studying this year. Jim Shroyer, .

  • Who owns that public property?

    Q: I am curious about what buildings and land are owned by the city and the county. Got addresses? A: Well, yes. That is, we have a list of properties owned by the city and county — almost 300 of them (Page .

  • Manhattan gets latest open records request

    A request asking for information about political candidates who have visited Kansas school districts in the last three years was made to USD 383 this week. Superintendent Bob Shannon said in an email that the USD 383 office will respond to a .

  • ‘Ghost Map’ author urges students to rely on hunches Ghosttownauthor.phatch

    Students at Kansas State University learned how their pursuits could lead them on unanticipated paths during a talk by author Steven Johnson at McCain Auditorium Thursday evening. Johnson is the author of the non-fiction narrative “The Ghost Map,” which K-State .

  • Prockish adjusting to life on varsity Mhsfb.phatch

    In his debut as starting quarterback for the Manhattan High football team, Eric Prockish helped lead his team to a 28-25 victory over Shawnee Heights last Friday. Prockish didn’t put up gaudy numbers or loft 40-plus throws like his .

  • Indians go 1-2 at tough Silver Lake quad

    In its toughest quadrangular meet of the season, the Manhattan High volleyball team managed a 1-2 record at Silver Lake Thursday night, defeating the host team before dropping its last two matches against league foes. The Indians came out firing .







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