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  • Woman on charitable walk across US inspired by nephew’s health scare Anniehorz.phatch

    Anna Harrington has wanted to walk across the United States ever since she was a child. Earlier this year, the 43-year-old from Meridian, Idaho, finally turned her dream into her mission. She just needed to find the right reason to .

  • Ecuadorian dignitaries to visit

    Three Ecuadorian dignitaries will visit Kansas State University as part of the school’s Day of Ecuador events on Aug. 6. The dignitaries — Ecuadorian Ambassador Nathalie Cely; Vice Minister María del Pilar Troya from the Ecuadorian governing body of higher .

  • 3,000 students enroll at district-wide event Centralenrollment.phatch

    More than 100 school staff and administrators came together Wednesday to give parents a “one-stop shop” enrollment experience. The annual Central Enrollment event, held at Manhattan High School West Campus, allows parents to go to one place to enroll their children, .

  • Mueller looking for big things in ‘14 B1.102013.ksufb.phatch

    After a breakout junior year that garnered him second team All-America and first team All-Big 12 honors, the senior captain wants to make 2014 the best year in a string of successful campaigns during his tenure at Kansas State. ‘Winning’s the .

  • Optimist Xtreme 10U softball to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 10U softball team will hold tryouts on Aug. 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Aug. 17 from 3-5 p.m. at the Manhattan Optimist Fields at 317 Plymate Ln. in Manhattan. The team is looking for girls who will .

  • Weber to participate in St. Louis Coaches’ Clinic

    Kansas State head men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber will participate in the inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer Coaches Clinic at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis on Aug. 5-6. Weber will joined at the clinic by Saint Louis head .

  • Will more severe sanctions work?

    The United States and the European Union, which in recent weeks levied sanctions on Russia that had more symbolism than impact, on Tuesday imposed sanctions that are worthy of the name. Long threatened, the sanctions target Russia’s state-owned banks, .

  • Primaries are an important; please make yourself heard

    To the Editor: How sad it is that, generally, only 20 percent of the qualified voters in Riley County participate in primary elections. Primary elections are so important — they determine the choice of candidates you will have to select from in .

  • Writer needn’t go on and on about his dislike of Obama

    To the Editor: It is obvious that Art Loub does not like our president, Barack Obama or anything he does — we get it! Why doesn’t Mr. Loub just come out and say so rather than going on and on .

  • Screening of ‘Oz’ to benefit Habitat

    Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) and The Columbian Theatre are hosting a free screening of the original film “The Wizard of Oz” at 4 p.m. on Saturday at The Columbian Theatre in downtown Wamego. This family-friendly event will include .

  • SOPHIA GENEVA DAVIDSON

    Sophia Geneva (Gene) Davidson died Sunday, July 27, 2014. The family provided the following information. Gene was the daughter of George and Ruby Croft, and was born in Little Rock, Ark., in 1925. She moved to Manhattan after marrying Loren Irving Davidson (Dave) .

  • HERMAN R. WIARD

    Herman R. Wiard, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Mercy Regional Health Center. Arrangements are pending with Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..






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