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  • General Activities | July 16, 2013

    Lasers go 4-3 in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Lasers softball team recorded a 4-3 record in the ASA Heartland World Series in Kansas City this past weekend. Manhattan opened play with a 4-0 victory over the Lawrence Phenix-Fyler. Blair Campbell tossed a two-hit shutout, striking out four and walking

  • General Activities | July 16, 2013

    Titans take second at state

    The Manhattan Titans 11-and-under baseball team traveled to Great Bend this past weekend and competed in the NBC state championship tournament.  Manhattan went 4-1 for the tournament to finish second in the open division. In pool play, the Titans defeated the Pratt Outlaws 13-0

  • Local |Business | July 16, 2013

    Outage causes headaches for downtown businesses

    Around 18,000 Westar customers are without power Tuesday afternoon. The significant power outage took out a large portion of the downtown commercial area, including Manhattan Town Center. Westar energy isn’t sure what caused the outage, but they are estimating the outage to be from one

  • Triangulate | July 16, 2013

    Kansas State Stuns Russia during a Three minute Cat Attack- in one of the greatest wins in Ahearn

    Russia Basketball Team 1978 The Kansas State athletic department faced many obstacles in preparing for the USSR National Basketball team’s visit to Ahearn Field-house during January of 1978. Band director Phil Hewett did not have the music to the Soviet National anthem and learned it was

  • Arts, Leisure | July 15, 2013

    Weatherman cooperates with music festival sponsors

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    The schedule may have included musical acts that didn’t play jazz, but the real difference between the 2013 Little Apple Music Festival and those held the last few years in City Park was the weather. An overcast sky kept the July temperatures down for the

  • General Activities | July 15, 2013

    Senior 17ers go 5-0 this weekend

    With an undefeated weekend record heading into Sunday’s final game of the Kansas State showcase, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers were looking good after half an inning against their final opponent, The Yard out of Lee’s Summit, Mo. After taking a

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 15, 2013

    Several object to idea of county building panel

    Nine members of the public questioned the need for a proposed Public Building Commission during a hearing held by the Riley County Commission Monday. County commissioners are considering creating the building commission, a special board that could give county commissioners purchasing and building power without

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 15, 2013

    McDonald’s on city agenda

    City commissioners will consider a deal that would continue the modernization of the Bluemont roundabout area during their Tuesday meeting. On the agenda is consideration of an agreement with McDonald’s allowing the restaurant to expand its operations south toward Bluemont Avenue and west toward

  • Neighbors | July 15, 2013

    K-State athlete now keeps copters in shape

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    For some, running is a hobby to keep in shape. For others, it’s an escape. For Spc. Mathew Chesang, running is a way of life. “When you are out there, you just run and communicate with nature, you just have fun,” Chesang said. A

  • Obituaries | July 15, 2013

    Meghan McGee

    Meghan Jean McGee, 34, of Manhattan died Thursday after a brief illness at Stormont-Vail Trauma Center in Topeka.


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