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  • General Activities | July 08, 2014

    Optimist Moxie goes 4-2 in Lincoln

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie traveled to Lincoln, Neb., for the 4th of July Firecracker NIT. Moxie ended up going 1-2 in pool play and winning the lower-division championship going 3-0 in bracket play on Sunday. In the opening game of the tournament, Moxie fell 5-4

  • Local |Agriculture | July 07, 2014

    Rains boosts county’s crops

    Riley County Agricultural Extension Agent Greg McClure told county commissioners Monday that area farmers have a lot to be excited about. Summer rains have aided crops — especially corn — and although wheat production may be hurting in many counties in the state, Riley may be an

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 07, 2014

    City to address RCPD budget

    City commissioners will consider options Tuesday to address a shortfall with the 2014 Riley County Police Department budget. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The police department is projected to have a $237,816 shortfall in its nearly $14.45 million budget in 2014. This is due

  • July 07, 2014

    Shelter work a purr-fect fit for Manhattan woman


    Sarina Irwin knows how to talk to animals. Nearly communicating with the critters like Dr. Dolittle, Irwin knows the personalities and the quirks of every single animal that comes through the door of the T. Russel Reitz Animal Shelter where she’s volunteered and worked

  • General Activities | July 07, 2014

    Salina edges 17ers in KGS semifinals

    A struggling offense still adjusting to a different hitting approach under new coach Steve Disbrow has made things tough on the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers’ pitching staff at times this summer. In Sunday’s matchup against the hometown Salina Falcons in the semifinals

  • Editorials | July 07, 2014

    Competition good for Huelskamp

    We’re glad that 1st District Rep. Tim Huelskamp faces opposition in both the Republican primary and the general elections. We’re glad not because we disagree with many of his positions — though we do — but because voters benefit when incumbents must do more than

  • Columns | July 07, 2014

    Licensing law a ‘smoke screen’

    Regarding Sunday’s editorial, “Teaching changes can be beneficial,” the subtitle is, “New law addresses shortages in rural areas,” which it does not do. There is the possibility that the new law may indeed provide some needed improvement to education in Kansas, but that is

  • Arts & Leisure | July 07, 2014

    Glasgow and London Diary, June 6-21, 2014


    If asked to name Scotland’s two biggest multi-cultural arts festivals, chances are you’d remember the world-famous one in Edinburgh, but a second? Until about this time last year, I know I’d have been totally clueless. But that’s when I web-stumbled my

  • Obituaries | July 07, 2014


    L. Marie “Suki” Dellen, 85, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House in Manhattan. She was born on July 11, 1928, in Manhattan and had been a lifetime area resident. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at the

  • Football | July 07, 2014

    Lockett on Hornung watch list

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    For the second straight season, Kansas State senior receiver Tyler Lockett has been named to the preseason watch list for the Paul Hornung Award, the Louisville Sports Commission announced Monday. The award, given to the most versatile player in major college football, is in its

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