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  • Local |Kansas State University | June 12, 2014

    Students earn top places in design contest

    Two digital media technology students from Kansas State University Salina put what they learned in the classroom to work, taking the top spots in a poster design contest entered as part of a class assignment. Ben Crabtree, junior, Shawnee, and Khaled Abduljabbar, senior, Riyadh, Saudi

  • Local |Kansas State University |Agriculture | June 12, 2014

    Ag economist analyzes growth in exports

    The U.S. is expected to export a record amount of food this year, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “We continue to export more both in pounds and dollar amount,” said Glynn Tonsor, a Kansas State University associate

  • Obituaries | June 12, 2014

    ROY SMITH

    Roy Wesley Smith, 89, died Monday, June 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House.  A resident over 50 years in Anaheim and Brea, Calif., he was born Feb. 1, 1925 in Dayton, Ohio to Katherine (Traud) and George Downing Smith.  On Feb. 4, 1950, Roy married Patricia Ann Dwyer, who

  • Arts & Leisure | June 12, 2014

    Need a summer escape? Reading program still open

    With the recent rains, it’s a good time to curl up with a good book. It’s not too late to join the Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “Fizz Boom Read.” People of all ages from babies to

  • Track & Field | June 12, 2014

    K-State has solid first day at NCAA meet

    EUGENE, Ore. — The Kansas State track and field team hit the ground running in Day 1 of the Division-I Outdoor Track and Field Championships with an All-America performance in the hammer throw, multiple athletes recording PRs and an 800-meter final qualifying effort on the women’s

  • June 12, 2014

    K-StateHD.TV wins multiple awards

    K-StateHD.TV, the nation’s most-watched institutionally branded digital network, scored a Big 12-best seven awards at the 2014 SVG/NACDA College Sports Media Awards Banquet in Atlanta, Ga. In addition to nominations out of a national pool in the categories of Outstanding Live Game and

  • General Activities | June 12, 2014

    Flint Hills Soccer Club to conduct tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club, with teams for area youth ranging from age 6 and up, will hold tryouts for its fall 2014 and spring 2015 teams, beginning this weekend. The tryouts start this Saturday, June 14, and continue on June 21 and June 28. Boys and girls ages 6-10 (born

  • Local |Business | June 11, 2014

    New exhibit at Flint Hills Discovery Center explores period when ‘everything was bigger and colder’

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    If you’re tall enough, you might be able to look at the life-size picture of a giant beaver face-to-face. Visitors at the Flint Hills Discovery Center will soon see why giant is in the animal’s name when the Ice Age Imperials exhibition opens

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | June 11, 2014

    City weighs adding position

    Some city commissioners said Tuesday they weren’t sure about adding a full-time public program coordinator at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo currently share a public program coordinator. The city is proposing that each entity get its own full-time

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 11, 2014

    Officials propose $134M budget

    City officials have made adjustments to the 2015 budget from the numbers presented at the May 27 work session. The proposed 2015 budget, presented at Tuesday’s city commission meeting, is now $134.5 million with a mill levy of 45.077 mills, a decrease of $544,605 and 1.001 mills from preliminary numbers. A


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