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  • Arts & Leisure | July 17, 2014

    Final municipal band concert, ‘contra dance’ and more

    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

  • Football | July 17, 2014

    Wildcats picked 3rd in Big 12 poll

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    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,

  • Football | July 17, 2014

    Waters named to O’Brien watch list

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    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

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | July 16, 2014

    Commission accepts $5.36M FAA grant for airport

    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.

  • Local |Fort Riley | July 16, 2014

    New commander takes over at fort hospital

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    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.

  • Movies | July 16, 2014

    War film screening, question-and-answer session set

    Independent film “KORENGAL: This is What War Feels Like” explores the questions behind combat. It will premiere for one week in Manhattan starting 7 p.m. on Friday at the Carmike Seth Childs 12 theater, 2610 Farm Bureau Road. The film, directed New York-based writer and journalist Sebastian

  • Local |Business | July 16, 2014

    Commissioners receptive to plan to install additional antennas

    Commissioners seemed receptive of installing a distributed antenna system throughout the city to accommodate residents’ increased data usage for smart phones and other devices. Wildflower Telecommunications, a subsidiary of IdeaTek Systems, wants to install 48 system antennas that it will lease to Verizon. The system provides

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 16, 2014

    Police looking for motorcycle

    Riley County police are asking for the public’s help in locating a $20,000 custom-built motorcycle that was reported as stolen more than a week ago. John Straud, 27, of Wamego, reported the theft on July 8 when Riley County Police Department officers responded to 6241 Zeandale Road. Straud

  • General Activities | July 16, 2014

    Junior 17ers 2-0 at Zone with victory

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers moved another game closer to a state berth on Tuesday, defeating Junction City 14-6 in a run-rule victory in its second game at the Marysville single-A Zone tournament. Manhattan won the five-inning game with a pair of strong

  • Editorials | July 16, 2014

    Obama, Congress in race to the bottom

    Results from a Quinnipiac University poll earlier this month showed that President Barack Obama is considered the worst U.S. president since World War II. Worse than George W. Bush and worse even than Jimmy Carter. If history is any guide, President Obama’s numbers


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