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  • Obituaries | July 08, 2014


    L. Marie “Suki” Dellen, 85, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House. The family provided the following information. She was born on July 11, 1928, in Manhattan, the daughter of Ben C. and Lulu (McConnell) York and had been a lifetime area resident. She was

  • Football | July 08, 2014

    3 Wildcats named to watch lists

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    Kansas State senior captains Tyler Lockett, Jake Waters and Ryan Mueller were each named to preseason watch lists for awards presented by the Maxwell Football Club, the organization announced Monday. Lockett and Waters are candidates for the Maxwell Award, presented to America’s College Player

  • Men's Basketball | July 08, 2014

    Foster hungry for next season


    It’s now July and Marcus Foster still hasn’t forgotten about Kentucky. That 56-49 loss to the other Wildcats in the NCAA tournament ended Kansas State’s season a year ago and is a big part of what’s fueling the talented sophomore this

  • July 08, 2014

    Optimist Aftershock goes 2-2 last weekend

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock fastpitch softball team traveled to Lincoln, Neb., to play in the Firecracker NIT.  In the opener, lack of offense contributed to a 10-6 loss to the Omaha Echo Frenzy.  Singles from Kali Crome and Jayden Weers, along with a

  • 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

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