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  • July 05, 2013

    Man arrested for aggravated battery

    A Manhattan man is in custody for allegedly knocking another man unconscious with a boom box during a pool-side fight Thursday. Officer Matthew Droge said officers were called to the University Crossing apartments, 2215 College Ave., for reports of a fight by the pool at about 9:30

  • Local |Traffic | July 05, 2013

    Injury accident on Highway 24

    Two people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident on Highway 24, about 3 miles west of Manhattan, on Wednesday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, the accident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. after one of the vehicles failed to see the other and turned in

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 05, 2013

    Pink rodeo to benefit cancer research center at K-State

    The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association wants you to be tough enough to wear pink. The association will have its seventh annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink rodeo Friday, July 26, to raise awareness of breast cancer and other cancers and support Kansas State University’s Johnson

  • Obituaries | July 05, 2013

    Marajorie Umscheid

    Marajorie L. (Blu-thardt) Umscheid, 76, died in her home Wednesday after a short illness.

  • Obituaries | July 05, 2013

    Ken Lewis

    Kenneth Loren “Ken” Lewis, age 88, of Manhattan, died Thursday at Meadowlark Hills - Stolzer House.

  • Editorials | July 05, 2013

    Egypt shouldn’t quit on democracy

    The Obama administration apparently isn’t ready to recognize it, and an Egyptian military official is describing what happened there this week as “impeachment by the military,” but the military’s ouster of Mohammed Morsi, is an old-fashioned military coup. It’s too soon to

  • Columns | July 05, 2013

    Kansas has been wonderful to us


    Au revoir.  This is my last commentary, at least for a while. I am leaving Kansas.  I was born and spent my formative years in Winfield. I also met and married my wife, Shelley, there. Both of us graduated from Fort Hays State

  • General Activities | July 05, 2013

    Junior 17ers drop a pair in Salina

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers opened Salina’s 23rd Annual Kansas Grand Slam Wood Bat Tournament Thursday with a pair of losses. Manhattan suffered a close defeat early in the day against the Topeka Gorillas, 8-7, and lost again Thursday night to the

  • July 05, 2013

    17ers open tourney with 9-4 win

    With the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers looking down and out, Jesse Steinbring came up with a momentum-shifting hit on Thursday. The 17ers trailed 4-1 going into the sixth inning, and tacked on a run on a bases-loaded walk, before Steinbring laced a ball

  • Volleyball | July 05, 2013

    Wildcats ready for Russia, World University Games

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    After more than a month of work in the gym, the time has come for the Kansas State volleyball team to represent the United States at the World University Games. The Wildcats conducted their final practice at Ahearn Field House on Wednesday and left Thursday

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