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  • Columns |Baseball | June 16, 2013

    Jellison: Wildcats could make another run

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    This season was another step forward for the Kansas State baseball program. And next season, it might be another. Yes, the Wildcats will lose a few seniors — notably Tanner Witt, Jon Davis and Joe Flattery — while drafted juniors Jared King, Ross Kivett and Shane Conlon

  • General Activities | June 16, 2013

    Both 17ers teams struggle this weekend

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers had to reschedule their weekend after a yearly tournament in Wamego was canceled at the last minute. Instead, the 17ers traveled to Silver Lake on Friday night for a doubleheader against its 18-and-under club, but unfortunately for the

  • Movies | June 16, 2013

    Summer blockbusters filled with action, superheroes, zombies, scandal and fun

    Summer time is known for several things: ice cream, swimming pools and, more recently, summer blockbuster films. This year’s pack of movies has a little bit of everything: superheroes, zombie fighting, hilarious children’s film sequels, science-fiction and even a Shakespeare remake. Here is

  • General Activities | June 16, 2013

    Marlins shine at home meet

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    Manhattan Marlins head coach Rob Putnam wanted his swim team to show off on its home turf Saturday afternoon during the Little Apple Invitational at the City Park pool. The Marlins didn’t disappoint. Teams from across the region — including clubs from Emporia, Hutchinson, Salina,

  • Court Calendar | June 14, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, June 17, 2013 9:00 – BRW 9:00 Baca, Anthony SENTENCING (13 CR 311 Poss Alprazolam) BRW III 9:00 Clemow, Drake Status (13 CR 305 Battery) JJC III 9:00 Davidson, Theresa Status (13 TR 1081 DUI [1st], Speeding (64/45) JWG III 9:00 Dreesman, Spencer Status (13 CR 275 Battery) JJC III 9:00 Edwards, Florence Status (13 CR 297 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Garrett, Jennifer Status (12

  • Local | June 14, 2013

    Discovery Center’s new director looks to keep improving

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    Fred Goss has been working as the new director of the Flint Hills Discovery Center since the beginning of May, but he hasn’t been resting on his laurels. In the last month and a half, he’s been taking feedback on the center and

  • Local | June 14, 2013

    Attendance expected to meet estimates in center’s second year

    As the Flint Hills Discovery Center transitions to new leadership, officials say attendance is on track with projections and on par with that of last year. “We are heading into our busy season,” said Pamela Kulokas, outreach coordinator for the center. “I’m real optimistic.”

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | June 14, 2013

    USD 378 looks ahead following defeat of $12.3 M bond vote

    Though the Riley schools’ $12.3 million bond proposal for was defeated by a vote of 764 to 358 on Tuesday, Supt. Brad Starnes said he is confident the district will start to see some necessary changes to its facilities within the next year. “We will prioritize plans and

  • Columns | June 14, 2013

    Legislature spurns higher ed

    The recent outcry against the Kansas Legislature’s whack at higher education funding came too late to prevent a short-sighted and misguided assault on state-supported colleges and universities. Though Gov. Sam Brownback sought to maintain funding for higher ed, his conservative legislative majority did not

  • Letters | June 14, 2013

    Manhattan residents made the past year unforgettable

    To the Editor: My name is Heléne Dewilde; I am an exchange student from Belgium who attended Manhat-tan High School as a senior last year and graduated in May. I have been living with the Dhuyvetter family for the past 10 months.

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