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  • Football | July 16, 2014

    Mueller nominated for Good Works Team

    Kansas State senior defensive end Ryan Mueller was one of a record 182 nominees for the 2014 Allstate/American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team, the organizations announced. Mueller, one of 90 players from the FBS and nine from the Big 12 up for the award, is the

  • General Activities | July 16, 2014

    Moxie places second in USSSA tournament

    In a tournament of 19, the Manhattan Optimist Moxie placed second and went 6-2 on the weekend at the USSSA state tournament. In the opener Friday night, the Moxie squared off with the Wichita Lady Reds and won, 7-1.  The Moxie managed eight hits, two

  • General Activities | July 16, 2014

    10U Aggies baseball holding tryout

    The Manhattan Aggies 10-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts this Friday and Saturday at Wilson Field in City Park.  Friday’s tryout is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and Saturday’s tryout is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Eligible players must be age 10 or younger

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 15, 2014

    Advance voting begins Wednesday

    Advance voting for the Aug. 5 primary election starts Wednesday. Anybody can vote in person in the Riley County Office Building second floor from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 1 and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 2. The final day of advance voting is

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 15, 2014

    Resident: Elm Slough Road a hazard

    It’s just a matter of time before a bad accident occurs on Elm Slough Road, a concerned citizen told Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday. The amount of traffic and dust on the roadway, which runs 1.5 miles north and parallel to U.S. Highway 24, is a

  • July 15, 2014

    School board to discuss changes to 2015 mill levy

    The USD 383 Board of Education will continue its budget discussions at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in preparation for a proposal in August. Manhattan-Ogden school district business services director Lew Faust said he would potentially discuss a mill levy projection for fiscal year 2015. A mill is $1

  • Local |Business | July 15, 2014

    Commission to hear Belvue Bridge findings

    Representatives of the Truesdell Corporation will present their findings on the Belvue Bridge to county commissioners Monday, July 28, at Westmoreland. Commissioners from both Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee counties are expected to be in attendance for the presentation, scheduled for 1 p.m. The engineering analysis in early

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 15, 2014

    More than 100 Republicans endorse Dem candidates

    More than 100 Republican politicians on Tuesday endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis and his running mate, Jill Docking. The group’s members, many of whom gathered in Topeka on Tuesday to announce the endorsement, include those who hold or have held offices at the local,

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 15, 2014

    KSU breaks ground on Salina bulk solids center

    After five years of discussions, planning and proposals, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is ready for construction following a groundbreaking ceremony on July 10. “The Bulk Solids Innovation Center is a prime example of how Kansas State University continues to move toward its

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | July 15, 2014

    Workshop focused on regional goals set

    Work will continue Wednesday on developing future growth goals of the Manhattan area. This will be the second round of workshops for Manhattan Area 2035, the community-based effort to update the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy. Project director Eric Cattell,

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